Robin Wright Height, Age, Family, Bio, Spouse, Net Worth, Facts

Robin Wright
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Robin Wright is an iconic American actress renowned for her versatility and captivating performances. Born on April 8, 1966, she started her acting career back in the early 1980s and became a household name for playing Kelly Capwell in the NBC Daytime soap opera Santa Barbara from 1984 to 1988. The actress is also known for her portrayal of Claire Underwood in the Netflix political drama series House of Cards from 2013 to 2018, which won her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. With a career spanning three decades, Robin’s career is marked by a variety of roles that have left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry. Her notable film credits include The Princess Bride (1987), Forrest Gump (1994), Message in a Bottle (1999), Unbreakable (2000), Loved (1997), Nine Lives (2005) Sorry, Haters (2006), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), Everest (2015), Wonder Woman (2017), Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021), and Damsel (2014). So, who is Robin Wright? Here’s everything we know about the legendary actress who has been ruling Hollywood for more than thirty years.

Robin Wright Biography

Robin Wright was born on 8 April 1966, in Dallas, Texas, United States of America. She is 57 years old as of 2024.

Birth NameRobin Gayle Wright
NicknameRo, Virginia Gayle, Robbie, Rob
Date of BirthApril 8, 1966
Place of BirthDallas, Texas, U.S.
Age57 years old
Zodiac SignAries
ProfessionActress, Director, Producer
EthnicityEnglish, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, French, Irish
Marital StatusDivorced
Ex-SpouseDane Witherspoon (m. 1986–1988),
Sean Penn (m. 1996–2010),
Clement Giraudet (m. 2018–2022)
Net Worth$65 Million

Family and Early Life

Of English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, French, and Irish descent, Robin Wright was born to parents Gayle Wright (née Gaston), a cosmetics saleswoman, and Fred Wright, a pharmaceutical company employee. She grew up with her elder brother, Richard Wright, who is a photographer. She was raised by her mother in Southern California as her parents divorced when she was young. There she attended La Jolla High School in La Jolla and Taft High School in Los Angeles.

Robin Wright Husband and Love Life

Robin Wright has been married thrice. She was married to her first husband and actor Dane Witherspoon from 1986 to 1988. They began dating after working together in the soap opera Santa Barbara in 1984. They got married in 1986 and divorced in 1988 after three years of marriage.

She then started dating actor Sean Penn in the early 1990s and married him in 1996. Together, they are parents to two children Dylan Frances (born on April 13, 1991) and Hopper Jack (born on August 6, 1993). The couple filed for divorce in 2009 after being in an on-and-off relationship, which was finalized in July 2010.

Robin tied the knot with her third husband, Clément Giraudet, a Saint Laurent executive, in August 2018 in La Roche-sur-le-Buis, France. The marriage lasted for only 4 years, which ended in September 2022.

In between, she was involved with actor Ben Foster, with whom she was engaged twice. They began their romantic affair in 2011. She called off the engagement twice and ended their relationship in 2015.

Body Statistics

Height5 feet 6 inches or 168 cm
Body BuildSlim
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorBlue
Dress Size6 (US)
Shoe Size8.5 (US)


Robin Wright’s foray into the entertainment industry began with modeling at the tender age of 14. She landed her first major role at the age of 18, playing the role of Kelly Capwell in the popular soap opera Santa Barbara from 1984 to 1988. The turning point in her career came with her portrayal of her role as Jenny Curran in Forrest Gump in 1994, starring Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, and Mykelti Williamson. She received a Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild nominations for Best Supporting Actress.

She continued to showcase her versatility in films such as Moll Flanders (1996), She’s So Lovely (1997), The Pledge (2001), The Singing Detective (2003), A Most Wanted Man (2014), Everest (2015), Wonder Woman (2017), Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021) and Devil’s Peak (2023).

Her portrayal of Claire Underwood in the critically acclaimed Netflix political drama streaming television series House of Cards from 2013 to 2018 catapulted her to international fame. She has worked with the industry’s big names throughout her career like Millie Bobby Brown, Nick Robinson, Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Sean Penn, Kristen Wiig, Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Pedro Pascal, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Ezra Miller, Diane Lane, Jason Clarke, and Josh Brolin, among others.

Robin Wright Net Worth

As of 2024, Robin Wright’s net worth stands at an estimated $65 million, a testament to her successful career in Hollywood, both in front of and behind the camera.

Robin Wright Facts

On March 7, 2013, she was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in Austin, Texas.

In April 2014, Robin was named one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World”.

In 2016, Robin became one of the highest-paid actresses in the Hollywood industry by making $420,000 per episode for House of Cards.

She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series for her performance in Netflix’s House of Cards in 2013.

In 2022, she directed two episodes (36th and 37th of the Netflix crime series Ozark.


Who is Robin Wright and what is she famous for?

Robin is an American actress and producer and she is famous for her roles in House of Cards, Santa Barbara, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Wonder Woman, and Wonder Woman 1984, among others.

What is the net worth of actress Robin Wright?

She is worth more than $35 million as of 2024.

Who is Robin Wright’s husband?

Robin Wright is a divorced woman. She is not married to anyone right now, however, her ex-spouses are Dane Witherspoon (m. 1986–1988), Sean Penn (m. 1996–2010), and Clement Giraudet (m. 2018–2022).

How many children does Robin Wright have?

She is the mother to two children – Dylan Frances Penn and Hopper Penn. Both were born to Sean Penn.

What is the age of Robin Wright in 2024?

Robin Wright is 57 years old right now.

How tall is American actress Robin Wright?

She is 5 feet 5 inches tall.