American actress Sean Young is active in the film industry since 1980 & records 121 acting credits. Young got her acting breakthrough with roles in the 80s hit film Stripes (1981) and Blade Runner (1982).
Throughout these years, she has worked in numerous films as well as in TV series. The Louisville, Kentucky-born actress’s most notable TV appearance was in The Young and the Restless (2010- 2011).
What Is Sean Young’s Net Worth In 2020?
According to Celebrity Net Worth and The Richest, Sean Young has a net worth of $3.5 million as of July 2020. It’s all thanks to her acting career of nearly 3 decades.
From 2011 to 2012, Sean appeared in 45 episodes of The Young and the Restless, where Lauren Koslow and Adrienne Frantz have worked.
The series’ current cast members include Michael Mealor, Bryton James, Peter Bergman, Eric Braeden to name a few.
Even if she never opened up about her payroll from The Young and the Restless, the actress potentially grabbed around $1,000-an-episode.
As for a fact, a new cast in Soap Opera can expect a salary of $450- $500 per episode, while for veterans it goes up higher. One with 5 years of experience earns $1,500 to $3,000 an-episode while an actor/actress with over 10 years of experience grabs $500,000 or more, per episode.
On average, the yearly salary of an actor in the United States is $57,140.
Film Debut & Breakthrough To Success
In 1980, Sean Young made her film debut in the romantic-drama Jane Austen in Manhattan. Thereafter, she starred in Stripes (1981) alongside Bill Murray which became a critical as well as commercial success.
Her major breakthrough to fame came in 1982 when she starred in sci-fi film Blade Runner, sharing the screen with Harrison Ford and Rutger Hauer.
Throughout the 80s & 90s, she appeared in notable roles in the films: No Way Out (1987), Wall Street (1987) and Cousins (1989), Fatal Instinct (1993).
Her other movie appearances credit includes Poor White Trash (2000), A Killer Within (2004), Headspace (2005), Parasomnia (2008), Jug Face (2013), Bone Tomahawk (2015), and Blade Runner 2049 (2017).
|Stripes (1981)||$10 million||$85.3 million|
|Blade Runner (1982)||$30 million||$41.5 million|
|Young Doctors in Love (1982)||$7 million||$30 million|
|No Way Out (1987) starring Kevin Costner||$15 million||$35.5 million|
|Wall Street (1987)||$16.5 million||$41 million|
|Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) alongside Jim Carrey||$15 million||$107.2 million|
|Blade Runner 2049 (2017) starring Harrison Ford & Ryan Gosling||$150- $185 million||$260.5 million|
Did you know? After losing the role of Catwoman in Batman Returns (1992), Sean Young went on with a lunatic tactic. She stitched Catwoman costume on her own & confronted director Tim Burton and star, Michael Keaton.
Legal Charges & Lawsuit On Young
In the late 80s, Sean’s The Boost (1988) co-star James Woods & his then-fiance filed a lawsuit against the actress. Woods claimed that Young harassed them with disruptive behavior & even left a disfigured doll in their footsteps.
However, she denied those claims & it settled out of court in 1989 with a $227,000 award to Sean Young to cover legal expenses.
In August 2018, Young was alleged of theft of 2 Macbooks from the production office of the film Charlie Boy, in Astoria, Queens. The incident occurred after Timothy Hines replaced her as the director of the film.
The laptops & software in them are allegedly worth $12,000 & were returned by her attorney a few days later. The case settled without any charges being filed.
Mother Of 2 Children: Who Is Her Husband?
Sean Young lives with her husband Robert Lujan, an actor, whom she remarried in 2011 after undergoing a divorce earlier. Young and Lujan first exchanged vows on November 20, 1990, & became parents of 2 children.
The 5 ft. 8 inches tall actress welcomed her first child, son Rio Kelly Lujan at the age of 34, on November 2, 1994. Then, she welcomed her second son Quinn Lee Lujan on January 26, 1998.
After 11 years of marriage, Sean and Robert divorced on April 29, 2002, but reconciled a year later & remarried following 9 years.
Sean Young was born on November 20, 1959, in Louisville, Kentucky, the USA. Her birth name is Mary Sean Young. Sean’s father Donald Young, Jr. is a TV producer while mother Lee Guthrie is a public relations executive & journalist.
After graduating from Cleveland Heights High School, she attended Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan. Moreover, Young went to the School of American Ballet in New York City.