Bellamy Young Net Worth 2017: The Surprising Wealth of this Primetime TV Star

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Bellamy Young Net Worth 2017

Bellamy Young is certainly a hot, in-demand actress right now, given her major role on the hit show "Scandal." Although Bellamy Young has been acting for some time, it has been her acting on "Scandal" that has made her a household name.

But just how wealthy has Bellamy Young become as a result of her acting career? How much wealth has Bellamy Young accumulated and what is Bellamy Young net worth? The Squander will give you the scoop.

Bellamy Young Career, Earnings

Bellamy Young was born in Ashville, North Carolina and raised by her adoptive parents. Her name was Amy Marie Young but changed it when she joined the Screen Actors Guild. The name Bellamy was a tribute to Bill, her late father's best friend, who helped raised her after his death. After graduating from Asheville School in 1987, she attended Yale University. Young Initially majored in Physics but later studied English and Theatre and graduated in 1991.

Young's career started in theatre in the 1990s. She appeared on shows including The Life and musicals like Merrily We Roll Along and Faust. Young made her first appearance on NBC's soap opera, Another World, followed by guest starring-roles on TV dramas and comedies. She was cast in the series Scandal where she won the Critic's Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Melody Grant. She made her film debut in 1999 in the crime drama Black and White. This was followed by supporting roles in We Were Soldiers, Mission: Impossible III and Eve of Understanding, among others.

In 2015, Young released her first album, Far Away So Close, a 10-song album of cover songs. She joined the cast of Disney's A Wrinkle In Time in 2016.

Young has been vegan since 1988. She is a democrat and a supporter of shelter adoption. She is co-ambassador of the Trust for the National Mall. She is the honorary chair for Helpmate, a domestic violence nonprofit organization.

Young has been romantically linked to actors Ed Weeks and Joshua Leonard and to screenwriter, Josh Singer.

Young suffered from migraines since she was a teenager. To spread migraine awareness, she partnered with GlaxoSmithKline in 2015. To promote the importance of biomarker testing, she partnered with Merck & Co. in 2016.

Bellamy Young Net Worth 2017

Based on all of her acting endeavors, how much is Bellamy Young worth? Based on recurring roles in Scandal and parts in several TV shows as well as a role serving as executive producer on films such as "The Cottage" and "Simple Things," Bellamy Young net worth 2017 is estimated to be $4 million.