Joan Collins started acting at the age of just nine when she was cast in Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll’s House. By the age of 16, she was training as an actress at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts before she signed with British film studio Rank Organisation. How much has she made throughout her career?
The show was a worldwide phenomenon and Joan was nominated six times for a Golden Globe Award.
Joan won the award in 1983, the same year she was also nominated for an Emmy for Best Actress in a Drama Series.
Collins was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1983 for her impressive career achievements.
In 2015 she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE).
Joan then had a daughter with her third husband, businessman Ross Kass.
After they separated, the actress married pop star Peter Holm before divorcing and marrying Peter Gibson in 2002.
Joan also has an interest in real estate, with properties across the world.
She owns homes in New York City, Los Angeles, London and France.
The actress and her three grandchildren split their time between the cities, including spending the summer at her luxurious St Tropez property.
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