- Adelaide Clemens has graced several stages as an established actress with an estimated net worth of $4 million
- The 33–year-old has acted in a wide range of TV series and films, including blockbusters and those that claimed her several awards
- The 5 feet 9 inches tall actress grew up in Hong Kong, Australia, France, and the United States; Her father is British while her mother is Australian
Adelaide Clemens is a 33–year-old versatile and talented Australian actress whose acting roles cut across different genres. This has contributed to her gaining an award nomination for Most Outstanding New Talent at Graham Kennedy among others. Mainly through her career, the 5 feet 9 inches tall blonde actress has gathered a net worth estimated at $4 million.
She is most remembered for her roles in Under the Banner of Heaven (2022),
From her childhood, parents, career, wealth, and several other untold stories, here is what to know about the actress.
Adelaide’s Early Life and How She Attended 11 Schools Before She was 8
Adalaide Clemens was born on 30 November 1989 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. She later relocated to Japan with her family. In the Asian region, she lived for another 2 years before moving to Cognac in Southern France.
The actress also moved alongside her family to Hong Kong and spent 5 years before returning to Australia.
While moving from place to place in her early life, Adelaide attended about 11 different schools before she was 8. In Hong Kong alone, she attended 4 schools, including Hong Kong International School – the same institution that famous people such as Adi Shankar (filmmaker), Joe Alexander (NBA player), Jason Wade (lead singer of Lifehouse), and Edison Chen (actor and singer) attended.
In her later years and after returning to Australia and settling in Sydney, the actress attended Queenwood School for Girls. This same school graduated notable actors such as Gemma Pranita and Anna Volska.
Her growing up and education in different countries have contributed to her understanding of a number of languages. It has also added to her ability to use different accents.
According to her in an interview, her being in a British international school led to her having a British accent at about the age of 8. With her ability to make accents, she voiced Marla in Voltron (2018).
Meet Her Parents and Siblings
Adelaide’s father is Mark Clemens, an Englishman who worked as a wine and spirits industry marketing director. He worked with the multinational conglomerate, Seagram. Mark’s job was a major reason Addy and his other family members traveled from place to place.
The actress’ mother is Mary Jane Clemens who is otherwise known as Janea Clemens; an Australian cardiac nurse. Adelaide shares a very close relationship with her mother who first accepted producer Sammy Hadida’s request for her daughter to feature in his Silent Hill: Revelation 3D.
Looking at the aspect of her siblings, Adelaide has 2 younger brothers – Sebastian “Seb” Clemens and Felix Clemens. While Seb works with an accounting firm, Felix looks towards the direction of sports writing.
What to Know About the Career of The Great Gatsby Actress
Addy did not dream of becoming an actress while she was growing up. However, her love for art started while she was attending Sydney’s Queenwood School for Girls. At the time, she participated in a competition as a writer-director of a one-act play.
Then, her drama teacher encouraged her to take acting seriously. She started her career acting in TV series. In 2006 when she was 17, Adelaide was featured in Blue Water High TV series as a minor character in an episode. The year after, she starred in another TV series, Pirate Islands: The Lost Treasure of Fiji.
Her career expanded in 2008 when she was about 19 years old. At the time, she played her first movie role in Dream Life where she featured as Rose. A year later, she played another minor role in X-Men Origins: Wolverine – a highly acclaimed film that recorded $373.1 million at the Box Office against a $150 million budget.
This American superhero film also stars Troye Sivan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, and Dany Huston.
Having set a great mark at the beginning of her professional acting career, the celebrity got one of her major roles (as Tawny Talbot) in The Great Gatsby (2013). The historical romantic drama film is based on a novel of the same title that was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
The film also stars famous actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Toney Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher, and Joel Edgerton.
So far in her career, the Australian native has been described as an actress with fantastic talent.
Adelaide’s Net Worth
Adelaide Clemens’ net worth is estimated at $4 million. She has recorded her major wealth from her career as an actress.
Although she has not stated how much she has made through her thriving acting career, online sources claim that Australian actors can up to AUS$ 15,000 to $20,000 per episode in TV series.
More experienced actors playing major roles can earn $50,000 to a million Australian dollars and more.
Going by this report, she may have earned about $15,000 or less from her minor TV series roles at the beginning of her career and the price may have gone higher over the years.
In a similar vein, the actress has been featured in no fewer than 18 films. Her roles are not confined to only Australian films as she is also featured in American films.
Interesting Fast Facts About Adelaide Clemens
- French was her first language
- She has described herself as an athlete who does more running than several other sports
- Addy moved to the United States when she was 19; she reported that she made the move out of curiosity
- She loves to study people; an interest she picked while she was growing up
- While Addy was younger, she was into gymnastics and dance; the activities later caused her to develop spondylosis (a degenerative disorder) and also led to the breaking of her back and spending months in a back brace
- She had an embarrassing moment with Leonardo DiCaprio when she noticed him coming her way on the set of The Great Gatsby; She was very nervous that she sat on her food, per Nylon report