Selma Blair is an American actress. She is one of the most famous actresses and has appeared in films like “Cruel Intentions” (1999), “Legally Blonde” (2001), “The Sweetest Thing” (2002), and “Hellboy” (2004). She became a household name in the mid-1990s when she appeared in multiple television shows and films.
Selma Blaire has an estimated net worth of $6 million dollars. Selma has starred in many popular TV series and films. She has earned her net worth by working in the entertainment industry for more than a decade. She has also earned a major share of her net worth by endorsing many popular brands.
Selma Blair was born as Selma Blair Beitner. She was born on June 23, 1972, in Southfield, Michigan. She belongs to a Jewish household and was raised by her mother Molly (a judge) and father Elliot (an attorney). She has older sisters Elizabeth, Marie, and Katherine. Her father passed away at the age of 82. She went to Hillel Day School and Cranbrook Kingswood. She enrolled at Kalamazoo College and studied photography. She enrolled in the University of Michigan and graduated in 1994 from there. Blair earned a degree in English and fine arts as she had a double major.
Selma was discovered by an agent in an NYC acting class. She auditioned for 75 auditions and was signed on for a TV commercial for a Virginia theater. Blair has appeared in many movies and films. The list of her TV series and films is as follows:
- Nickelodeon’s The Adventures of Pete & Pete
- The Broccoli Theory
- Kids in the Hall
- Brain Candy
- The Dana Carvey Show
- In & Out
- Strong Island Boys
- Scream 2
- Cruel Intentions
- Down to You
- Legally Blonde
- The Sweetest Thing
- Hellboy II: The Golden Army
- Hellboy: Sword of Storms
- Hellboy: Blood and Iron
- Kath & Kim
- Web Therapy
Selma was in love with her childhood sweetheart. He passed away at the age of 18; because he was suffering from epilepsy. She revealed that she doesn’t know for sure the real cause behind his sudden death.
Blair and the writer/producer Ahmet Zappa dated for six months. The couple got married on January 24, 2004, at Carrie Fisher’s Beverly Hills mansion. They got divorced in December 2006.
Selma was also rumored to be in a relationship with co-star Mikey Day from 2008 to 2010. Selma was also in a relationship with a fashion designer Jason Bleick. The couple has a son, Arthur who was born in 2011.
Awards and Nominations
Selma has won many prestigious awards to date. The following is the list of awards she has won throughout her career.
- Teen Choice Award nomination
- Exciting New Face – Female at the Young Hollywood Awards
- MTV Movie Awards-Best Kiss award
- Young Hollywood Awards’ Next Generation award
- Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice Movie
- Operation Smile’s Universal Smile Award
- Best Actress award at the Barcelona Planet Film Festival
- Best Supporting Actress at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival.