Quick Facts Joan Cusack Young

  • NameJoan Cusack Young
  • Birth Year1962
  • Birth month10
  • FatherDick Cusack
  • Birth PlaceNew York City, New York
  • ProfessionAmerican actress
  • Net Worth$8 Million
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toRichard Burke
  • SiblingsAnn and John
  • Mother Ann Paula
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram

Five Emmys and one Golden Globe nominee Joan Mary Cusack is an American actress who is best known for her lead role in the movie ‘Shameless’. Further, she is also known for her supporting role in movies ‘Working Girl’ and ‘In & Out’.

Joan Mary Cusack, also known as Joan Cusack Young is married to Richard Burke and has two children from her married life with Burke. She earns a decent amount of money from her acting career and has a net worth of $8 million.

Joan Cusack Young Early Life, Education

Joan Cusack was born on October 11, 1962, in New York City, New York to Dick Cusack and Ann Paula. Her father was an actor and documentary filmmaker and her mother was a mathematics teacher. She has four siblings and two among them Ann and John are also actors.

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Joan Cusack completed her high school from Evanston Township High School. After that, she went to the University of Wisconsin, Madison for her college studies and she graduated to a bachelor’s degree in English.

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Due to her father’s influence, she was attracted to acting, and from a very young age showed signs of being a good actor. As she spent her childhood days learning and working in the theater like Piven Theatre Workshop, the Story Theatre, and The Ark she was an influential actor right from the very beginning of her career.

Joan Cusack Personal Life

Joan Cusack is married to Richard Burke, who is an attorney and also President of Envoy Global, Inc. in 1996. They have two children: Dylan John who was born in 1997 and Miles who was born in 2000. Her fans would want to know how they both met, who proposed first and how long did their affair lasted but this information has not been documented in any media.

They share a happy married life together and their relationship is seen as an ideal relationship in the Broadway industry. They haven’t let anything suspicious to happen or to get out in the media which leads us to assume that their married life is going smoothly.

After being together for so many years, they seem to know what makes their relationship better and they fully support each other to keep their lives in the best possible order.

Joan Cusack is active on social media sites with 9,791 followers of Twitter, and 670 followers on Facebook.

Joan Cusack Career

At the beginning of her career, Joan Cusack appeared in movies like My Bodyguard and Sixteen Candles. Her earlier movies were not acclaimed but she continued her efforts on her movies and tried her best to do justice to the roles she played.

In 1987 her efforts brought good results when she won her first award Boston Society of Film Critics Award in the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ category for the movie Stars and Bars. She received the same award again for her role in the movie Married to the Mob.

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She was nominated Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Working Girl. The movie was also nominated in Oscar in the Best Film category. This achievement helped her a lot in her career and she became a well-known figure in Hollywood.

Joan kept working in movies and she did films like Say Anything, Men Don’t Leave, My Blue Heaven, Toys, Accidental Hero, The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez, Addams Family Values, and Corrina Corrina.

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Joan’s movie in 1995 named Nine Months was nominated for Funniest Supporting Actress in American Comedy Award which was a great commercial success. After that, she acted in movies like Two Much, Mr. Wong, Grosse Pointe Blank, and A Smile Like Yours.

Joan’s Movie in 1997 named In & Out was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In the same year, she acted in movies like Arlington Road, and Runaway Bride and she won American Comedy Award and Blockbuster Entertainment Award for the latter. In the same year, her voice in the animated comedy film Toy Story 2 helped her won Annie Award.

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She acted in different movies such as High Fidelity, School of Rock, The Last Shot, Friends with Money, Martian Child, Confessions of a Shopaholic, Arthur Christmas, Welcome to me, Freaks of Nature, Unicorn Store, and Snatched from 2000 to 2017.

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Joan played a role in Tv series Shameless which started in 2011 and ended in 2015 and which was nominated for multiple Emmy Awards and she was awarded Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress for the role she played in the series. Shameless is an American comedy TV series which is a remake of the British series with the same name.

Joan’s voiced over a character Jessie in Toy Story 3 and it was a huge success financially and it earned more than $1 billion.

Joan Cusack Net Worth

Joan Cusack had worked in the Broadway industry for a very long period of time. During her long journey in the acting field, she has amassed a net worth of $8 million. She is still contributing to television and movie industry and she earns an estimated $100,000 from her work.

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Joan Cusack sold her 14-room house in Ravenswood for $4,660,000 and purchased a property worth in the same neighborhood for $360,000 and build a new house there. She lives in Chicago, Illinois with her family. Information regarding her car and other assets has not been made public as of yet.