Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson
Celebrated Name: Gillian Anderson
Real Name/Full Name: Gillian Leigh Anderson, OBE
Gender: Female
Age: 55 years old
Birth Date: 9 August 1968
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.6 m
Weight: 56 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Julian Ozanne (m. 2004–2007), Clyde Klotz (m. 1994–1997)
Children: Yes (Piper Maru Klotz, Felix Griffiths, Oscar Griffiths)
Profession: American-British film, television and theatre actress and activist
Net Worth in 2024: $40 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Gillian Anderson is an American actress and writer is popular for her work as FBI Agent Dana Scully in The X-Files series. Other than that, this actress can be actively seen to promote various charity organizations in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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Early Life

Gillian Anderson takes birth in the home of Rosemary Posie Alyce and Homer Edward Ed Anderson III on 9th August 1968 in the city of Chicago. Her father was the owner of a film post-production company. Anderson’s family relocated to London, where she attended the Coleridge Primary School. Her family shifted back to the United States when she was 11 years old. In America, she continued her education at Fountain Elementary and City High Middle School.

Anderson’s teenage wasn’t right as she started taking drugs and adopted a very punk style appearance. She even arrested on her graduation night for trespassing. After completing her schooling, Gillian graduated in Bachelor of Fine Arts at The Theatre School at DePaul University.

She is the eldest child of her parents. The name of her late brother was Aaron, who was a DJ, whereas Anderson’s sister is a ceramicist. She has been married twice in her life, but both of them didn’t last long. She married her first husband, Clyde Klotz, in 1994, and the couple took to divorce in 1997. The second marriage of Anderson takes place in 2004 with Julian Ozanne, and they separated in 2006. Also, Gillian is the mother of two boys and one girl.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 9 August 1968, Gillian Anderson is 55 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. Her height is 1.6 m tall, and her weight is 56 kg.


Anderson started her acting career by playing a role in play Absent Friends at the Manhattan Theatre Club in 1991. She gets her first big breakthrough by appearing in the movie The Turning in 1992. Next year, Gillian began her television career by looking in the drama Class of ’96. It helps her to secure a lead role in The X-Files as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully for which Anderson won numerous awards.

Following that, the career of Gillian kick-started as she got roles in various movies that include Princess Mononoke, The House of Mirth, The Last King of Scotland, Boogie Woogie, and Johnny English Reborn. Some of her free movies are Sold, Viceroy’s House, Crooked House, I’ll Follow You Down, and Mr. Morgan’s Last Love. In addition to being a prominent figure in the movie industry, she can be seen actively supporting women and children’s rights for many organizations and social movements.

Awards & Achievements

Anderson’s role in The X-Files allowed her won various awards, such as the Golden Glove Award for Best Actress in a Television Series Drama, Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television, Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance in a Drama Series.

Additionally, she was voted as one of the world’s 50 most beautiful people by People magazine in 1997. Also, Gillian has topped the list of the 100 Sexiest Women in 1996 released by FHM.

Net Worth & Salary of Gillian Anderson in 2024

Gillian Anderson Net Worth
Gillian Anderson Net Worth

As of May 2024, The total net worth of Gillian Anderson is $40 million. A great portion of this profit has come from her acting work in both movies as well as the television industry. Also, she has made lots of money by endorsing brands, such as GQ. The total property value of her London home is around $2 million.

There is no doubt that Gillian Anderson is an extraordinary actress and will continue doing good work in the upcoming years. We wish her success in life.


  1. Gillian Anderson has made several public comments about her sexual orientation, which she does define as fluid, but her most recent interviews in which this topic is discussed she states that she considers herself as bisexual, not straight.


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