Robin Wright became popular for her role in the NBC Daytime soap opera Santa Barbara as Kelly Capwell from 1984 to 1988. Also, she is well-known for her exceptional acting skills on TV and in films.

Picture of American actress, Robin Wright
Caption: Picture of American actress, Robin Wright (Photo: variety)

Parents of Robin Wright

On April 8, 1996, Robin Wright was born in Dallas, Texas. Her full name is Robin Gayle Wright. Her parents Mary Kay (mother) and father Fred Wright. Robin's mom Mary a cosmetics saleswoman and dad Fred, a pharmaceutical company employee. However, she grew up in the Southern California area. 

Childhood picture of Robin Wright with her dad Fred
Caption: Childhood picture of Robin Wright with her dad Fred (Photo: Instagram)

Having American nationality, Wright is of white ethnicity. Also, he has a sibling brother Richard Wright who is a photographer. Robin enrolled at La Jolla High School located in San Diego, California. Then she joined Taft High School located in Chicago, Illinois.

Career of Robin

When she was 14, Robin started her career as a model. She landed the role of ‘Kelly Capwell’ in the popular soap opera ‘Santa Barbara’ after auditioning for a role at the age of 18. Also, she has received several Daytime Emmy Award nominations. From 1984 to 1988, she appeared in ‘Santa Barbara’. Then she played the role of ‘Buttercup,’ a pretty damsel in distress, in the fantasy film ‘The Princess Bride’ in 1987. In the 1994 comedy-drama ‘Forrest Gump’, she played the role of ‘Jenny Curran’. She featured in the film ‘Moll Flanders’ in 1996. She became part of the 1997 film ‘She’s So Lovely’ and played a drug addict and alcoholic role. 

Robin Wright posing for picture with the beauty products
Caption: Robin Wright posing for picture with the beauty products (Photo: Instagram)

Robin played the role of ‘Audrey Dunn’ in the superhero drama film ‘Unbreakable’ in the year 2000. In the documentary ‘Searching for Debra Winger’, she appeared as herself and discuss the difficulties faced as a woman working in the film industry. Also, she appeared in the two-part mini-series ‘Empire Falls’ in 2005. Wright was part of the ensemble cast of ‘New York, I love You’ in 2008, a romantic comedy-drama anthology of 11 short films. Robin has played the role of ‘Mary Surratt’ in the 2010 film ‘The Conspirator’.  Again she became popular after started acting in the political television drama ‘House of Cards’ in 2013.

Picture of Robin Wright riding the horse
Caption: Picture of Robin Wright riding the horse (Photo: Instagram)

Robin was part of the ‘Academy Award’ nominated sports drama film ‘Moneyball’ in 2011. She appeared as the unpredictable aging actress in the live-action animated drama ‘The Congress’ in 2013. Also, she was part of the epic biographical adventure film ‘Everest’ as well. She played the role of  ‘General Antiope’ aunt of ‘Diana,’ who guides and trains her in the superhero film ‘Wonder Woman’ in 2017. Robin was part of the neo-noir science fiction film ‘Blade Runner 2049.’ Again she reprised her role as ‘Antiope’ in ‘Wonder Woman 1984,' in 2020. She has directed and acted in the American-British-Canadian drama film ‘Land.’

What's Robin Wright Net Worth?

Robin Wright has earned an estimated net worth of $65 Million. She has earned $9 million per season for her work on "House of Cards" at the peak of the series. Therefore, out of her professional career, she was able to a hefty sum of money.

Robin Wright posing for the picture with the classic car
Caption: Robin Wright posing for the picture with the classic car (Photo: wwd)

Robin still working in the entertainment industry and earning more than the average salary of an actress. Also, Wright and Penn received half of his fortune in the settlement estimated at around $40 million. Therefore, Robin has been living a lavish life. 

Married Thrice; Who is Robin Wright Husband?

Robin Wright was married to her husband Dane Witherspoon in the year 1986. Before their marriage, they met in 1984 on the set of the soap opera Santa Barbara. They dated for around 2 years before their marriage. Unfortunately, Robin and Dane married life ended with divorce in 1988. Then she was involved in a relationship with actor Sean Penn in 1989 following his divorce from Madonna. She was pregnant when the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves was offered the role of Maid Marian but turned it down.

Robin Wright with her husband Clement Giraudet
Caption: Robin Wright with her husband Clement Giraudet (Photo: The Sun)

Robin and Penn daughter, Dylan Penn, was born in April 1991. Then, they shared 2nd child a son Hopper Jack Penn born on August 6, 1993. Robin eventually tied the wedding knot with her husband Sean Penn in 1996 after breaking up and getting back together. The duo on-and-off relationship seemingly ended in divorce plans, announced in December 2007. However, the couple divorce petition was withdrawn four months later at the couple's request. Again, she filed for legal separation in April 2009 but withdrew the petition in May. 

Robin Wright with her son Hopper & daughter Dylan
Caption: Robin Wright with her son Hopper & daughter Dylan (Photo: Pinterest)

Robin filed for divorce, declaring she had no plans to reconcile on August 12, 2009. Eventually, Robin and Penn divorce was finalized on July 22, 2010. Then she started dating actor Ben Foster, in February 2012. Also, they announced their engagement in January 2014. However, they called off their engagement in November 2014 and reunited in January 2015. The duo announced ending their second engagement on August 29, 2015. Robin started dating Clement Giraudet, a Saint Laurent executive. Wright and Giraudet got married in a secret wedding in August 2018 in La Roche-sur-le-Buis, France.

Robin Wright Philanthropy

Robin is the honorary spokesperson of the nonprofit The Gordie Foundation who is an avid philanthropist. The nonprofit The Gordie Foundation works to help young people deal with and prevent risks associated with alcohol consumption.

Robin Wright posing for the picture
Caption: Robin Wright posing for the picture (Photo: Instagram)

Also, she is a human rights activist in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She has done much advocacy about issues in the nation.

What is the Height of Robin Wright?

Robin Wright stands at the height of 1.68 m tall or 5 feet 6 inches. Wright has blonde hair with hazel eyes color.