American actress and producer Victoria Principal who began her career featuring in television commercials got a big break from the role of Cathy in 1973’s film The Naked Ape.
Similarly, she earned massive popularity for playing Pamela Barnes Ewing on the TV series Dallas (1978-1987). Some of her notable acting credits include Vingilate Force, Earthquake, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, and others.
According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Victoria has an estimated fortune of $350 million in 2020. On the other hand, as per The Richest, she has a net worth of $200 million.
In 1974, Principal earned a salary of $1,500 per week from the movie Earthquake. Then, in 1978, she received $35,000 per week from the TV series Dallas Season 10.
Victoria Principal began her career in the glamour world since she was 5 years old, appearing in numerous TV commercials. As an actress, she made a debut playing Maria Elena in the film The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean in 1972.
The next year, in 1973, Victoria got her breakthrough portraying the role of Cathy in the movie The Naked Ape. Additionally, she played the lead role of Rebecca Barnes / Pamela Barnes Ewing on the American prime time TV soap opera, Dallas, along with Jim Davis, Larry Hagman, Susan Howard, and others.
The Naked Ape star Principal also acted in the hit movies such as Dancing in the Dark, The Burden of Proof, Beyond Obsession, The Abduction, Blind Witness, Nightmare, Dallas Reunion: The Return to Southfork, and others.
Moreover, 70 years old actress also dedicated her hard work in various successful television shows like Banacek, Fantasy Island, The Night They Look, Greatest Heroes of the Bible, and Titans.
The Dallas actress Victoria owns a lavish house in Beverly Hills. As per the reports, the mansion is listed on the market for the sale on for $3 million.
Likewise, Principal also an estate in Switzerland. Similarly, sources claim that she started to develop a ranch property outside Los Angles in 2012. Talking about the ranch in 2018, she said:
I rescue and rehabilitate animals that have been neglected and abused. They need medical care, patience, and love to recover physically, emotionally, and in spirit. This is not a charitable organization, but rather something I have dreamed of and they all live out the rest of their lives with me.
Victoria is the owner of the production company, Victoria Principal Production, which was started in 1987.
Besides that, she also has her own skincare produced, Principal Skin, which received over $1 billion in revenue since its inception.
Titans actress Victoria published her books, The Body Principal, The Beauty Principal, and The Diet Principal, and became the best-seller author during the 1980s. Similarly, in 2001, she wrote and launched another book, Living Principal.
No doubt, Principal started a charity foundation that aims to support and unites Environment Groups in their efforts in 2006.
After three years, she donated $25,000 for the TreePeople campaign. Also, she spent $200,000 for a cleanup effort in the Gulf region and also donated $100,000 supporting Malibu ballot initiative Measure R.
Victoria Principal was born Vicki Ree Principal on January 3, 1950, in Fukuoka, Japan. Being born to American parents, Ree Veal and Victor Principal, she holds dual nationality, American and Japanese.
When she was small, she, along with her family, often migrated to various places as her dad was in the U.S. military. She spent her childhood in various places including London, Puerto Rico, Florida, Massachusetts, Georgia, along with her sister, Kim.
Talking about Victoria’s education, she went to 17 different schools. Some of them are the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Chicopee Comprehensive High School, Miami Dade College, South Dade Senior High School, and Warner Robins High School.
Fantasy Island star Victoria Principal was first married to American mathematician Christopher Skinner. The couple exchanged wedding vows in 1978 and separated in 1980.
After that, the actress walked down the aisle with Harry Glassman on June 22, 1985. Later, the duo divorced on December 27, 2006.