Late American actress Barbara Stanwyck had an estimated net worth of $1 million. Born in Brooklyn, New York in July 1907. She got involved in the entertainment industry as a stage actress and then went on to appear in 85 films in Hollywood, California. Stanwyck also held role as a television actress during the later stage of her career and was a favorite of directors Frank Capra, Cecil B. DeMille, and Fritz Lang. In 1944 she became the most well paid woman in the United States’ history. As a very successful actress Stanwyck won or being nominated for many awards including nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actress for the movies Double Indemnity, Stella Dallas, Sorry, Wrong Number, and Ball of Fire; three Emmy Awards a Golden and a Globe Award for the TV series The Big Valley, The Barbara Stanwyck Show, and The Thorn Birds; an Honorary Oscar and the 1986 Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award; lifetime achievement awards from the Screen Actors Guild, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and the American Film Institute; and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1751 Vine Street. At the age of 82 Barbara Stanwyck died on January 20, 1990.