Shirley Temple net worth and salary: Shirley Temple was an American film and television actress, singer, dancer and author who had a net worth of $30 million. Shirley Temple Black was born on April 23, 1928 in Santa Monica, California to a homemaker mother and a banker father. At the age of three, Shirley started taking dance classes at Meglin’s Dance School in Los Angeles. Around the same time, Shirley’s mother had the idea to style her daughters hair in curls rings in tribute to the famous actress Mary Pickford. After a year of dance classes, Shirley entered a talent competition at her school and was soon landed a series of bit parts in short films and modeling jobs. In 1934, when she was just six years old, Shirley signed a contract with Fox Films. That same year she landed what would become her breakout role in the movie “Stand Up and Cheer!”. Pretty soon Shirley was the talk of the town and earning $1250 per week, which is equal to $22,000 after adjusting for inflation. Before the age of 14, Shirley had earned $3 million as a child actor which is equal to $34 million after adjusting for inflation.
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|Net Worth||$30 Million|
|Date of Birth||April 23, 1928 (age 94 years)||Gender||Female|
|Height||5 ft 1 in (1.57 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Dancer, Diplomat, Politician, Singer|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Favorite Quotes from Shirley Temple
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My role models were Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt, and my major crush was J. Edgar Hoover.Shirley Temple
I wanted to be in the FBI. I also wanted to be a pie salesman.Shirley Temple
Make-believe colors the past with innocent distortion, and it swirls ahead of us in a thousand ways in science, in politics, in every bold intention.Shirley Temple
Politicians are actors, too, don't you think? Usually, if you like people and you're outgoing, not a shy little thing, you can do pretty well in politics.Shirley Temple
I'm not too proud of the movies I made as a grownup except for 'That Hagen Girl', which nobody remembers but which gave me a chance to act.Shirley Temple