Posted By: Ejaz Abbasi | January 29, 2019
Alicia Silverstone is a famous American actress and activist. She is well recognized and best known for her role in the movie named “Clueless.” Alicia started her acting career from a very young age and became much popular in this field. She reached the peak of fame in very less time, and at a time she became a teenage sensation and an idol. After her appearance in an Aerosmith music video as a foxy, rebellious teenager. She also considered to be one of the most attractive and appealing actresses in Hollywood. After that, she appeared in her super hit movie named “Clueless” and gave her smash-hit performance. Because of perfect performance in this movie, she earned much to name, fame, and popularity not only in America but all over the world.
After this huge success, she set up her own production company and also signed a multi-million dollar deal with Columbia-Tristar. And after her first super-hit movie “Clueless,” she never seemed to find much success. However, she got the attention of critics with her performance as “Batgirl” in the movie named “Batman & Robin.” Alicia appeared in a number of other movies including “Blast from the Past,” “Excess Baggage,” “Strom Breaker” and “Beauty Shop.” These movies are of different genres. Other than her works in the movies, she also appeared in a television series named “Miss Match.”
In this series, she performed as a matchmaker. She also remains actively involved in a number of charity and philanthropic works. She promotes and supports animal rights. Apart from charity works and her own career, she is much interested in cooking. She even has her very own cookbook namely “The Kind Died.” This article will provide you with a lot of information about this multi-talented gorgeous lady. If you are a fan of her then just sit back and read this article to know everything about her.
Alicia Silverstone Childhood and Early Life:
Alicia Silverstone was born on 4th October 1976 AD in San Francisco, USA. Her father’s name is Monty Silverstone, and her mother’s name is Deirdre Radford. As far her siblings, she has a half-sister and a half-brother from her father’s previous marriage. She brought up in the town of San Francisco. At a very early age of 6, she started modeling and eventually appeared in her first ever television commercial of Domino’s Pizza.
As far as her education is concerned, firstly she took admission in Crocker Middle School and later she studied at San Mateo High School. In the year 1992, she very firstly appeared as a young actress in the show named “The Wonder Years.” In this show, she performed the role of Jessica Thomas.
Alicia Silverstone Career:
As mentioned above, she first performed as Jessica Thomas in the show “The Wonder Years” in the year 1992. After that, she got the lead role in the movie named “The Crush” which released in the year 1993. This was her first lead role in any movie. Her performance in the movie hugely acclaimed by the audience and the critics. In the same year, she appeared in Aerosmith’s music two videos “Amazing” and Cryin”, She also seen in the television films including “Scattered Dreams” and “Torch Song” in the same year 1993. In this way, the year 1993 was the very industrious year for her. She performed in the television film “Cool and the Crazy” in the year 1994.
It was the year 1995 when she got her breakthrough in the form of “Clueless.” In this movie, she portrayed the character of Cher Horowitz. Her performance in this movie was greatly acclaimed by the audience as well as by the critics. Soon after this success, she set up her own production company and also signed a contract of almost $8-10 million with Columbia-Tristar. 1995 was also a very busy year for the actress as she appeared in three more movies including “The Babysitter,” “Hideaway” and “Le Nouveau Monde.” Next, she appeared in “Excess Baggage,” “Batman & Robin” and “True Crime” from 1996 to 1998.
She then performed in an episode of television show named “Wildlife Vet.” Then she appeared as “The Princess of France” in the movie “Love’s Labor Lost” in the year 2000. In the same year, she lends her voice for the television show named “Baby Felix & Friends,” and in the following year she again lends her voice for the show named “Brace face.”
After that, she performed in the movies “Global Hersey” and “Scorched” in the years 2002 and 2003 respectively. Then she appeared in a television show named “Miss Match” and performed the role of matchmaker named “Kate Fox.” Soon after, she appeared in a number of movies including “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”, “Silence Becomes You,” “Strom breaker,” “Tropic Thunder” and “Candles on Bay Street.” Around the same time, she also appeared in several television shows including “Queen B,” “Pink Collar,” “The Bad Mother’s Handbook” and “The Singles Table.”
Then she turned her focus towards music videos and appeared in a music video “Her Diamonds” by Rob Thomas. She also performed in the theatres like she appeared in the theatre show named “Time Stands Still” from 2009 to 2010. Then she appeared in two average rated movies namely “Butter” and “The Art of Getting By” in the year 2011. Around the same time, she also appeared in a music video “Fight for Your Right Revisited” by the Beastie Boys. Then she appeared in a comedy film named “Ass Backwards.” Nowadays, she is working on two projects namely “Gods Behaving Badly” and “Angels in Stardust.”
Following are some best works by Alicia Silverstone, and all these are worth seeing:
Alicia Silverstone Awards and Achievements:
Throughout her career, she was nominated many times for the prestigious awards. She won the following awards and nominations:
- MTV Movie Award for the Best Villain – 1994
- American Comedy Award for the Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture – 1996
- Kids’ Choice Award for the Favorite Movie Actress – 1998
Alicia Silverstone Personal Life:
As far as her personal life and relationships concerned, Alicia remained in a relationship with her boyfriend named Christopher Jarecki for almost eight years. After an affair of eight years, the couple married on 11th June 2005. They blessed with a child named Bear Blu Jarecki. Nowadays, the family is living in an eco-friendly house in Los Angeles. She is very much interested in cooking and has written a cookbook titled “The Kind Diet” and depicted intentions of writing two more books titled “The Kind Mama” and “The Kind Diet Cookbook.” She supports animal rights and also supports PETA and is also an avid animal rights activist. Apart from this, she is also an environmental activist.
Alicia Silverstone Net Worth:
Alicia Silverstone has an estimated net worth of almost $16 million (estimated in 2017).
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