Published On: Sun, Jun 21st, 2020

Joan Collins net worth: Hollywood legend & Dynasty icon has amassed huge fortune

Dame Joan Collins, 87, is a show business legend who has had a glittering career film, TV and theatre. The actress made her debut in 1951 film Lady Godiva Rides Again, with her Hollywood debut coming in 1955’s The Virgin Queen.

It was such a success a follow up, The Bitch, was made soon after.

But it was an American TV series which has defined Joan’s career for many – Dynasty.

She joined the show in its second season as Alexis Carrington, the glamourous ex-wife of Blake Carrington.

The show went on to be a big success and ran until 1989, and has become a cult classic.

She is patron of Fight for Sight and the Shooting Star Chase Children’s Hospice. 

In 1994, she was awarded a lifetime achievement award from the Association of Breast Cancer Studies thanks to her work raising awareness of the disease in the UK.

Joan was made a CBE in 1997 for services to drama, and a Dame in 2015 for services to charity.

She has three children – as well as Tara and Alexander, she has Katyana Kennedy Kass with former husband Ken Kass. Collins has been married to fifth husband Percy Gibson since 2002.

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