Rooney Mara is said to have a fortune of $4 million even though her paycheque for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was just $200,000. She was born and raised in Bedford, New York, and visited South America after graduating high school. She completed her graduated from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study with specialization in psychology, international social policy, and non-profit work. She later took to acting in college, and made her debut in a cameo “Urban Legends: Bloody Mary”. And later made appearances on television shows, such as “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit”, “The Cleaner”, and “E.R.”. She even appeared in multiple films such as “Dare”, “Friends (With Benefits), “Youth In Revolt”, “Nightmare on Elm Street”, and “The Social Network”. She later won the prized role of Lisbeth Salander in American remake of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, based on the book by the same name written by Stieg Larsson and is also due to appear in the film “Lawless”.
Rooney comes from very wealthy aristocrat American family. Her great grandfather founded/owned the New York Giants and another great grandfather founded/owned the Pittsburgh Steelers. Her extended family still owns those teams.
Rooney Mara Facts:
- Her complete name is Patricia Rooney Mara and is also the great-granddaughter of both Pittsburgh Steelers founder Art Rooney, Sr. and the founder ofNew York Giants Tim Mara.
- Her sister Kate Mara who is elder to her is also a successful actress.
- She portrayed the role of a woman who hated obese people in Law & Order: SVU, the New York City staple .
- She got her first break portraying Nancy in Samuel Bayer’s re-imagining of the original A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Height in Inches – 62.99 inches
Height in Feet – 5.25 feet
Height with Shoes/Heels – 5 feet 5.0 inches -5″ 7′
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs(Pounds) – 52 kg /156 pounds
Figure Size(Bust/Breast – Waist – Hips/Butt) – 33-23-34 inches
Bra Size(Cup) – 32A
Birthdate & Age in 2014 – 7th April, 1985 & 28 years
How Rich? Net Worth(in Dollars) – $4 Million
Eye Color – Greenish
Shoe Size(US) – 6
Above are the most likely body measurements of Rooney Mara.
Rooney Mara Controversies and Relationships:Rooney moved to Los Angeles in early 2007 and lived with her sister for some time. Even though they do not live together now, Rooney thinks that the time spent brought them close .As of January 2012; Mara has lived in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles. Gena Rowlands is an actor who inspires Rooney and she loves especially her performance in A Woman under the Influence (1974) and Opening Night (1977).
Rooneys maternal side established the Pittsburgh Steelers, and her paternal founded the New York Giants. The families have kept partial ownership of both teams since their establishment. Mara’s father and paternal uncles have high jobs within the Giants organization and her uncle John Mara is the president and CEO of the Giants team.
Rooney Mara Brands and Endorsements:Mara started the charity Faces of Kibera, to provide housing, food, and medical care for orphans in Kibera, a slum in Kenya. The aim of the charity was to start an orphanage in the region, for which 6 acres of land have been bought. The charity auctioned paraphernalia from the Steelers and Giants, on eBay to raise money.She visited the place as a volunteer in 2006 and began the charity due to her helplessness with the increasing nonprofits that were commercial. Mara was not employed when she founded the charity, so later found it difficult to keep up her charity work. In January 2011, Faces of Kibera merged with Uweza Foundation where Mara serves as the president of the board of directors for the foundation.