Bridget Moynahan is a talented actress and a former model who ruled the industry with her beautiful looks and exceptional acting talent for two decades. The actress has many feathers in her cap. With a successful acting and modeling career, Bridget has earned herself an impressive net worth.
This article discusses everything about the American actress. Read till the end to get an insight into the actress’s life.
Bridget Moynahan’s Early Life
Bridget was born Kathryn Bridget Moynahan on the 28th of April, 1971, in Binghamton, New York. Her mother, Mary, was a school teacher, and her father, Bradley, was a scientist who formerly served as an administrator at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Bridget was brought up with her brother Sean and Andy in her native place.
During her school, she was the caption of the girls’ basketball, soccer, and lacrosse teams at Longmeadow High School. She finished her college education in 1989 and attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst. While she was in college, Bridget also started to work on her modeling career. A modeling agency signed her after seeing her accompanying a friend to an audition in Springfield, New York, and the rest is history.
Bridget Moynahan’s Career
Bridget began modeling for Springfield department store catalogs. She moved to New York when she was only 18, and her career elevated from there. The model graced the covers of sought-after magazines like Elle, Vogue, and Glamor. Alongside this, she also started doing commercials for products like shampoos and soaps. While she was still exploring the industry, Bridget planned on trying her luck in acting.
The model soon materialized this plan and took acting classes at the Caymichael Patten Studio. She made her acting debut in 1999 in the independent movie, Row Your Boat. Afterward, Bridget began a seven-episode stint as Natasha Naginsky on HBO’s popular drama, Sex, and the City.
It was in 2000 that her acting career brought her immense success. Bridget appeared in four movies – Coyote Ugly, Whipped, In the Weeds, and Trifling. Coyote Ugly was well-received by the audience and critics and even grossed $113.9 million at the box office.
Bridget co-starred with John Cusack in Serendipity in 2001, and was also a part of The Sum of All Fears in 2002, which starred some well-known actors like Ben Affleck and Morgan Freeman. Other successful movies that Bridget has been a part of include The Recruit, I, Robot, John Wick, and more.
What is Bridget Moynahan’s Net Worth?
The American actress enjoys an impressive net worth of $25 million, which Bridget has monetized from her modeling and acting career.
According to a report, she appeared in more than 220 episodes of the series called Blue Bloods in 2010, and for the first several seasons, the actress earned a whopping $60,000 per episode. Currently, she makes around $100,000 per episode, translating into $3 million per season.
Having worked in many movies for two decades, Bridget charges handsome fees for her movie projects. Many of her movies have become commercially successful. Reportedly, all of her movies have earned approximately $133 million worldwide.
Bridget Moynahan Lives a Lavish Lifestyle
The actress knows how to live her life lavishly. In 2014, she paid a whopping $4.63 million to buy a 2,793-square-foot apartment in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City. The lavish apartment of the actress has three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, arched windows, walnut flooring, and every amenity that makes her living rich and glamorous.
Lesser-Known Facts about Bridget Moynahan
- Bridget enjoys watching tennis. She is a die-hard fan of Novak Djokovich.
- She is a Roman Catholic by religion and practices her faith quite seriously.
- Bridget’s favorite food is Swedish Meatballs.
- While Bridget began her modeling career by appearing in various department store catalogs, she was eventually featured in top magazines such as Vogue, Elle, and Glamour, not one, but seven times.
- On a personal front, Bridget is married to Andrew Frankel. The couple married in a secret ceremony in New York in 2015 and have been living happily with their children (from previous relationships) ever since.
- In 2017, Bridget along with Wendy Howard Goldberg released a book called “The Blue Bloods Cookbook: 120 Recipes That Will Bring Your Family to the Table.”