Robin Wright

Robin Wright is an American actress and director who has actively worked in the entertainment field since 1966. She was a bright child who had an early interest in modeling. This actress started her professional career at the age of 14 in modeling and traveled to different countries. Meanwhile, she returned back to school and waited for her graduation to complete.

Following her graduation, she became an actress and landed her debut acting role in the television series. Robin came into the limelight from the television soap opera ‘Santa Barbara’ as Kelly Capwell. Likewise, she has also received various nominations and awards for her acting role.

Quick Info 
Full NameRobin Gayle Wright
Birth Date8 April 1966
Birth PlaceDallas, Texas, United States
Parents NameFreddie Wright
Gayle Gaston
Siblings1 brother- Richard Wright
HusbandSean Penn (1996-2010)
Clément Giraudet (2018-Present)
PartnerCharlie Sheen (1981-1982)
Dane Witherspoon (1984-1988)
Jason Patric (1988)
Ben Foster (2011-2014)
Net Worth 2021$65 million
Height5 feet and 6 inches (168cm/1.68m)
Weight60 kg (132lbs)

Robin Wright

Where was Robin Wright born?

Robin Gayle Wright was born on 8 April 1966 in Dallas, Texas, United States. She was born to her accomplished parents Freddie Wright and Gayle Gaston. Her father worked in a pharmaceutical company while her mother was a cosmetic saleswoman. She also grew alongside her brother Richard Wright. Additionally, she is currently 55 years old with an Aries star sign.

Where did Robin begin her career?

Robin Wright started working as a model at the age of 14. She even toured different countries from her modeling assignments. Likewise, she attended La Jolla High School and Taft High School in California.

What is Robin Wright’s distinctive feature?

Robin Wright holds an American nationality, and as per her ethnicity, she is White. She is of English and smaller Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, French, and Irish descent.

Besides this, she stands 5 feet and 6 inches (168cm/1.68m) and weighs around 60 kg (132lbs). Moreover, she has a slim body type measuring 35-26-36 inches, respectively. Moreover, she has a pair of blue-colored eyes and blonde hair color.

Is Robin Wright socially active?

Robin Wright is active in her social media accounts. Her Instagram account (@robinwright) has 634 thousand followers, and her Twitter handle (RealRobinWright) has 147.9 thousand followers. Likewise, she also has her official Facebook page with 584 thousand followers. Robin also has a verified YouTube page by her own name.

Who is Robin Wright’s husband?

Robin Wright has dated various celebrities like Charlie Sheen (1981-1982), Dane Witherspoon (1984-1988), and Jason Patric (1988). Likewise, she began her relationship with actor Sean Penn in 1990. But they separated in 1995. After a year, they reunited and married on April 27, 1996.

This couple parents two children named Dylan Frances, born on 13 April 1991, and Hopper Jack, born on 6 August 1993. Sadly, they divorced in 2010. Likewise, Robin then dated actor Ben Foster in 2011 and engaged in 2014. But they again separated in 2015.

Currently, she is married to Saint Laurent executive, Clément Giraudet. They dated in 2017 and married in August 2018 in France. This couple doesn’t have any children to date.

Robin Wright

How did Robin begin her career?

Robin Wright is not only famous for her acting roles, but she is also famous for her versatility of acting skills. She has also received different nominations and awards for her acting role. Let us learn more about her career.


Robin Wright landed her debut film role in ‘Hollywood Vice Squad’ in 1986. She then appeared in the fantasy drama film ‘The Princess Bride’ as Buttercup in 1987. This film was screen played by William Goldman, which received a good response. Likewise, she then played in ‘Denina’ and ‘The State of Grace’ in 1990, ‘The Playboys and ‘Toys’ in 1992, and ‘Forest Gump’ in 1994. She also appeared as Jojo in ‘The Crossing Guard’ in 1995, ‘Moll Flanders’ in 1996 in a titular role, and Hedda Amerson, Maureen Murphy Quinn in ‘Loved’ and ‘She’s So Lovely’ respectively in 1997.

Robin also received the nomination from the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for ‘Message in a Bottle’ in 1999 and ‘ Unbreakable’ in 2000. She has also landed roles in ‘Searching for Debra Winger’ in 2002, ‘The Singing Detective,’ ‘Virgin’ in 2003, and ‘A Home at the End of the World’ in 2004. Furthermore, she is also famous for her role in the 2005 drama film Nine Lives, where she played the role of Diana. This movie earned her various nominations and awards.


Moreover, she has also appeared in other films such as ‘Breaking and Entering’ in 2006, ‘Hounddog,’ ‘Beowulf’ in 2007, ‘What Just Happened,’ ‘New York, I Love You’ in 2008, ‘State of Play,’ ‘The Private Lives of Pippa Lee,’ and ‘A Christmas Carol’ in 2009. Robin also played the role of Mary Surratt in ‘The Conspirator’ in 2010.

Her notable film roles are ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ in 2011, ‘The Congress’ in 2013, ‘A Most Wanted Man’ in 2014, ‘ Everest’ in 2015, and ‘Wonder Woman’ in 2017. Talking more, Wright has an uncredited cameo role in ‘Justice League’ in 2017, ‘André the Giant’ in 2018, and ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ in 2020. She has also played and directed the drama film ‘Land’ in 2021.

TV Shows

Robin Wright landed her first TV role in ‘The Yellow Rose’ in 1983. Likewise, she appeared in ‘Santa Barbara’ as Kelly Capwell in 538 episodes from 1984 to 1988. She started playing in this series at the age of 18, and this role earned her prominence in the industry. Her next series is ‘Empire Falls’ in 2005 and ‘Enlightened’ in 2011. She then appeared in the political thriller television series ‘House of Cards’ from 2013 to 2018. Robin had the leading role where she played the role of Claire Underwood, appearing in 73 episodes. Likewise, she also served as an executive producer for seasons 4 to 6 and as director for 10 episodes. This series earned her prestigious nominations and awards. The main stars of this series were Kevin Spacey, Michael Kelly, and herself.

Robin Wright

Has Wright won any awards?

Robin Wright has won the Gold Derby Award for her acting role in ‘House of Cards’ in 2016. She is also the recipient of the Golden Globe Award in 2013 and the Satellite Award in 2013 for the same series. Likewise, she also won the Soap Opera Digest Award for ‘Santa Barbara’ in 1988. In 2005, she received the Locarno International Film Festival Award for ‘Nine Lives’ under the best actress category.

What is Robin Wright’s net worth?

Robin Wright is one of the highest-paid actresses in the United States. She has gained huge fandom and has earned popularity. Likewise, she has also earned a handsome amount of money from her acting career. She has an estimated net worth of $65 million as of 2021.

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