Drew Barrymore is an actress famous for her role in the movies Charlie’s Angels, Crazy Love, and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. She also starred in Blended, Never Been Kissed, and Scream, among other films. Drew made her presence on Netflix in 2017 with Santa Clarita Diet. And with the 2009 movie Whip It!, she made her directorial debut.
As her co-star in three movies, Adam Sandler’s relationship with Drew Barrymore is much discussed. Barrymore and Sandler began their onscreen romance when they acted together in The Wedding Singer in 1998. They reunited for 2004’s 50 First Dates and, in 2014, for Blended.
She currently hosts The Drew Barrymore Show, a daytime conversation program showcasing heartfelt conversations with special guests. Moreover, Drew will host the MTV Movie and T.V. Awards on Sunday, May 7, 2023.
Drew Barrymore’s Early Life:
Drew Blythe Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, on February 22, 1975. Even though she was born into an acting dynasty, Drew Barrymore’s early years were dreadful. The young Drew Barrymore made her debut in a dog food commercial. Following her appearances in several television movies, she made her film debut in Altered States in 1980 at age 5.
Eventually, Drew rose to fame in 1982 thanks to her portrayal of the endearing Gertie in Steven Spielberg‘s film E.T. Later that year, Barrymore made television history by hosting Saturday Night Live.
As a teen, she struggled with alcohol and drug abuse besides being expelled from home at the age of 14. And before she became well-known for her acting, she worked in shady occupations to support herself and went through two divorces. Also recently, she has written a book called Wildflower, revealing stories of her crazy life, which is nothing short of a movie plot.
Drew Barrymore’s Education:
Drew went to Fountain Day Elementary. She stopped attending school when she was 14 because she sought rehab for her drug and alcohol addiction.
Drew Barrymore’s Family:
John Drew Barrymore, her father, is the most popular actor of his generation. Her mother, Jaid Barrymore, is of Hungarian descent, while her father is of English, Irish, and German ancestry.
Not just Drew’s parents but her grandparents and her paternal great-grandparents were all actors. Further, Sophia Loren and Anna Strasberg are her godmothers, and renowned director Steven Spielberg is her godfather.
Drew has two daughters, Olive and Frankie Kopelman, with whom she lives now. Her daughters are great fans of her movies, and Drew revealed in an interview that she wanted them to discover her movies on their own.
Drew Barrymore’s Career:
Speaking about the movies and T.V. shows she has done and continues to do, the list is long. Drew rose to fame for her roles in movies like Poison Ivy, Scream, Mad Love, Donnie Darko, and Never Been Kissed. These movies ended up being her best because of the ease with which she portrayed sensual characters and bad girl attitude.
Although a good actor, she has explored her competencies in other realms. Drew founded “Flower Pictures,” a production firm that has created various movies in which she has starred. She also has a clothing line, a line of wines, various cosmetics under the Flower brand, and lines of eyeglasses and perfume.
Drew Barrymore Awards:
Drew Barrymore was nominated for nine MTV Movie and T.V. Awards and took home three Golden Popcorns. She won awards for best kiss in The Wedding Singer, best onscreen team for Charlie’s Angels, and best talk show at the 2022 MTV Movie & T.V. Awards: Unscripted. Furthermore, she has received several awards and nominations, including a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and nominations for a British Academy Film Award and seven Emmy Awards.
Drew Barrymore Net Worth:
With a net worth of over $125 million, Drew is among the top 25 richest actresses in the world. She has earned a lot of money throughout her show and acting career.
Drew Barrymore and her two children, Olive and Frankie, reside in a stunning mansion in Los Angeles. She also has a lavish home in The Hamptons, where she and her kids survived the coronavirus pandemic.
Drew Barrymore Physical Stats:
Drew is 85 kilograms and 5 feet 4 inches tall with a body measurement of 37-27-35 inches. Her lovely voice and endearing smile are her specialties.
Drew Barrymore Personal Life:
Drew Barrymore has had a whirlwind of romantic life. As per the reports, she has had three husbands. The Charlie’s Angels star got engaged for the first time in 1991, at the age of 16, to her then-boyfriend Leyland III, the grandson of Hollywood and Broadway agent Leyland Hayward. But they called off the engagement a few months later. Later, in 1992, she got engaged to the Beverly Hills actor Jamie Walters although they parted ways in 1993.
In March 1994, Drew Barrymore married a Los Angeles bar owner, Jeremy Thomas. However, the actress regretted her decision and decided to part ways two months later.
Years later, in 1999, Drew Barrymore began dating the well-known television host and comedian Tom Green. Tom Green proposed to the Batman Forever actress in 2000, and they wed a year later. Green eventually filed for divorce, granted in 2002, after the pair separated in 2001.
After that, she was in a string of relationships from 2002 to 2011 until she met her last spouse, Will Kopelman. In 2012, the couple tied the knot after a year of dating. Drew Barrymore gave birth to the couple’s first daughter Olive in the same year and their second daughter Frankie in 2014. Unfortunately, Drew and Will parted ways due to irreconcilable differences in 2016. Currently, Will Kopleman is married to Alexandra Michler, while Drew Barrymore is still single and lives with her kids.
Drew Barrymore’s Social Media Presence:
Drew is active on social media. Her Instagram account has over 16.9 million followers. She uses her account to promote the sales of her brand.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is Drew Barrymore’s Net Worth?
Drew’s net worth is over $125 million. She has earned a lot of money throughout her show and acting career.
How many Children does Drew Barrymore Have?
Drew has two daughters. Olive Barrymore Kopelman, and Frankie Barrymore Kopelman.
Who is the Spouse of Drew Barrymore?
Drew has had several romantic relationships. From her first spouse Jeremy Thomas to Tom Green to Will Kopelman, Drew has romantically had a whirlwind of an experience. But Drew hasn’t been involved in a committed relationship since her divorce from Will Kopelman.
Did Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore Date?
As her co-star in three movies, Adam Sandler’s relationship with Drew Barrymore is much discussed. In 1998, when the two acted together in The Wedding Singer, Barrymore and Sandler began their onscreen romance. Barrymore and Sandler reunited for 2004’s 50 First Dates and, in 2014, for Blended.