Rooney Mara Net Worth, Career and Achievement

Busytape April 25, 2020
Updated 2020/04/25 at 5:35 PM
Rooney Mara Net Worth

Rooney Mara Net Worth   $15 million

Popular Name: Patrick Rooney Mara
Birth Name: Rooney Mara
Birth Date: 17 April 1985
Birth Place: Bedford, New York, United States
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Nationality American
Height: 160cm
Weight: 49kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Children: N/A
Profession: Actress
Years active: 2005 till date
Net Worth: $15 Million
Last Updated: April  2022


Rooney Mara is an American actress and philanthropist. Although she developed a keen interest in acting from a young age, being too nervous prevented her from appearing in school dramas until when she was in 9th grade. In 2005 when she was age 20, she started her career as an actress by acting a minor role in the film ‘’Urban Legends: Bloody Mary”.

The following year, she debuted professionally on an episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”. Her full-fledged film debut came with the film ‘‘Dream Boy’’. Following her string of amazing performances so far, she was handed a lead role in the 2009 film “Tanner Hall’’.

She reached her career’s peak when she played ‘Lisbeth Salander,’ the main role in the 2011 film ‘‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”’, and received critical acclaim as well as several awards and nominations. Continuing this article tells you all you need to know concerning Rooney Mara net worth and biography.

Rooney Mara’s Early Life

Patricia Rooney Mara was born to Kathleen McNulty and Timothy Christopher Mara in Bedford, New York, United States, on April 17, 1982. Her father’s family founded the “New York Giants”, and her maternal ancestors founded the “Pittsburgh Steels”.

For her education, Rooney Mara attended Fox Lane high school from where she graduated in 2003. Later she attended the Gallatin School of Individualized Study where she studied International Social policy, nonprofits, and Psychology.

Rooney Mara’s Career

When she was 19, the actress auditioned for a role for the first time in her life. Although she had been working on televisions, she secured her first lead role in the film “Tanner Hall” in 2009, for which she received critical acclaim. This film debuted at Toronto International Film Festival. She rose to commercial success by playing a role in the 2010 remake of the film “A Nightmare on Elm Street”.

She acted as Erica, the love interest of Mark Zuckerberg in the movie “The Social Network”. One of her standout performances was in the film “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”. She was also seen alongside Jonah Hill and Joaquin Phoenix in “Don’t Worry; He won’t Get Far on Foot”.

Her career has been blissful. She has done so well by appearing in many movies in her career, some for which she was critically acclaimed and awarded.

Rooney Mara’s Films

From a possibly long list of movies and television series, the following are some of Rooney Mara’s top films:

  • Lion (2016)
  • Her (2013)
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
  • The Social Network (2010)
  • The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012)
  • Carol (2015)
  • Trash (2014)
  • Side Effects (2013)

Awards & Achievement

Rooney Mara is considered a versatile actress and an uncompromising worker. Her homework and dedication to a role are exemplary, which could be most responsible for the 22 awards she has won from over 60 nominations in her career.

Rooney Mara has been nominated severally for the best actress award for different films, for different awards. She has also picked up awards from different award categories. She has won the British Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Independent Screen Awards, AACTA International Award, Rising Star of the Year, New York Film Critics Online, and many others. She has accomplished so much, so far, and her fans still expect to see her more in the future.

Personal Life & Relationships

The talented American actress has never been married. However, she has had several relationships. For several years until 2016, she was in an affair with a film director named Charlie McDowell. After their separation, she started to date American film actor Joaquin Phoenix, with whom she currently lives in Hollywood Hills. They’re now engaged and preparing for their wedding.

She dropped the name “Patrick” and was left with just “Rooney Mara” in 2009 after the release and success of the film ‘Tanner Hall’. She explained that she had never liked the name “Patrick”, and that “Rooney” was “more memorable.”

Physical Features

Rooney Mara, 35 years old as of today, is 160cm tall, and her weight is 49kg. She wears her hair colored dark brown, the same color as her eyes.

Rooney Mara Net Worth

Rooney Mara net worth has grown incredibly well since the start of her career. There are no other known ventures that are responsible for her wealth asides from film acting. But how much exactly does she worth, and how much does she earn for every film she appears in?

Salaries & Earnings

Rooney Mara started acting in college, and made a camera debut in a minor role in “Urban Legends: Bloody Mary”. She proceeded to star in various films and television shows like “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit”, “E.R”, “Women’s Murder Club”, “Dare”, “The Cleaner”, and several others that account for Rooney Mara net worth.

Although she began collecting huge paychecks after she attained commercial success as an actress, her salary for the commercially successful film “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” was a surprisingly low $200,000. She comes from a wealthy and distinguished family that owns two sports clubs, so this person is totally submerged in wealth, or so we think.

Assets, Houses, Cars, Wealth

Rooney Mara lives with her boyfriend Joaquin Phoenix in his mansion in New York City. She drives a $500,000 Mercedes and enjoys her life of stardom.

Rooney Mara net worth is approximately $15 million. She is currently busy with many other acting assignments, so there’s a chance that her income is set to skyrocket very soon.

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