Successfully transitioning from modelling to a career in the movie industry, Famke Janssen has truly risen as one of the most prominent figures representing the Netherlands and made tremendous strides in Hollywood.
Born as Famke Beumer Janssen, on November 5, 1965, in Amsterdam, the only brunette in the family of blonds grew up with her two sisters, Antoinette and Marjolein.
- Birth name: Famke Beumer Janssen
- Date of birth: November 5th 1965
- Age: 55 years old (as of 2021)
- Place of birth: Amstelveen, the Netherlands
- Occupation: Actress
- Famous for: Acting
- Nationality: American, Dutch
- S*******y: Straight
- Current residence: USA
- Religion: Unknown
- Gender: Female
- Ethnicity: Dutch
- Zodiac sign: Scorpio
- Parents: Unknown
- Siblings: Antoinette Beumer and Marjolein Beumer
- Marital status: Divorced in 2000
- Former husband: Kip Williams
- Children: None
- Highest qualification: Bachelor’s degree
As she began modelling at a younger age, she moved to the United States in 1984, where she got into some stints with Chanel, New York City.
She judiciously used her time to study creative writing and literature at Columbia University, while taking acting lessons under the guidance of Harold Guskin.
She became deeply attracted to acting, finally landing the decision of pursuing a career in that field.
Unable to suppress the desire of becoming a full-time actress, Famke then left Columbia and headed for Los Angeles where she proceeded to polish her acting skills, with Roy London, a notable drama who coached Patrick Swayze and Michelle Pfeiffer.
Famke made her debut film, “Fathers & Sons” in 1992, later making a few TV appearances in the series “Melrose Place” and “The Untouchables” in 1994.
Unfortunately didn’t make the limelight until she was billed to play the villainous role of Xenia Onatopp in the 1995 instalment of the James Bond feature, “GoldenEye”.
Being in the franchise which collected almost $349 million on the international run, the beautiful actress soared as the new centre of the world’s attention as consequence.
As her profile rose increasingly to this tremendous attainment, she starred in lots of movies such as “Deep Rising”, “Rounders”, X-Men” and other successful stints, she was then accepted as a naturally-born actress in the Hollywood industry who portrayed her talents effortlessly.
Famke Janssen Net Worth
Her success in the movie industry made her one of the richest with a net worth estimated to be $25 million
The Plastic Surgery
It is not a new normal to see many actors and actresses get plastic surgery, with some incurring a terrible result.
Melanie Griffith, Priscilla Presley, Cher and Mickey Rourke all went under the knife to gain their youthful appearance.
Effectively, Famke Janssen’s plastic surgery turned out to be one of the worst.
The actress was completely unrecognizable making her fans fume over her appearance on Twitter.
She went from the once beautiful actress to a person who had misplaced pure laughter strains