Net Worth: $5 Million
Maria Friedman was born on the 19th of Marc,1960 and is an English actress and director. She is a seven-time Olivier Award nominee, winning three. Her first win was for her 1994 one-woman show, By Special Arrangement. She also won twice as Best Actress in a Musical for the original London productions of Passion and Ragtime.
She first gained fame when she won an Olivier Award for her one-woman cabaret, Maria Friedman By Special Arrangement and another Olivier Award starring in Stephen Sondheim’s Passion in 1996, and later became one of the main leading ladies on the London Stage. She later starred in Chicago and Ragtime, both on the West End. In 2004, she originated the role of Marian Halcombe in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical The Woman in White in the West End and on Broadway in 2005. In the 1999 film of Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, she played the narrator.
As well as other musical shows, Maria participated in Hey, Mr. Producer! She also was in Sondheim Tonight live at London’s Barbican Centre. Maria Friedman has been heard on many cast recordings; and has released several solo albums including Maria Friedman, Maria Friedman Live, Now and Then, and Maria Friedman Celebrates The Great British Songbook. Friedman has won three Laurence Olivier Awards and been nominated for seven.
In 2010, Friedman appeared as a soloist in the BBC Proms tribute to Stephen Sondheim at the Royal Albert Hall, London. In 2012, she directed a revival of Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along. In October 2014, Friedman joined the cast of EastEnders as Elaine Peacock and she has since appeared in December 2014 and March 2015 to date. In 2015, she directed a revival of High Society at The Old Vic Theatre.
Maria Friedmans net worth is $5 million.