She is perhaps one of the most popular emerging Hollywood stars among young people. She is 24 years old and has an Emmy nomination for her role as Cassie in EuphoriaShe has also played Emaline Addario in the Netflix series Everything sucks! and Eden Spencer in the Hulu series The maid’s tale.
A thriving career and successful leading man on HBO turns out to not necessarily be enough for Sydney Sweeney live the life of a truerock star” in Los Angeles. The actress just confessed that his pocket does not allow him to afford the luxuries of other celebrities.
Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday, Sweeney said he still can’t enjoy a lavish, opulent lifestyle like many of his peers. The actress has $5 million estatewhile Zendayawith whom he shares scenes in Euphoriahas one of $20 million, according to the website Celebrity Net Worth.
“If I wanted to take a six-month break, I have no income to cover that”, said Sweeney, with 14 million followers on Instagram and another 1.5 million on TikTok. “I have no one to support me, I have no one I can turn to to pay my bills or ask for help.”
The young woman explained that she is obviously not broke, as she has offers from beauty campaigns from Miu Miu, Laneige and Armani, but you don’t benefit as much from your day job as people may think and assures that the actors “are no longer paid as before.”
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“Established stars still get paid, but I have to give 5% to my lawyer, 10% to my agents, 3% or something like that to my commercial manager,” said the actress of Tarantino’s film. Once upon a time in Hollywood.
Sydney Sweeney has to pay her publicist every month, and she says that’s more than your mortgage. “If I only acted, I couldn’t afford my life in Los Angeles. I take deals with brands because I have to,” she insisted.
With mortgage refers to the payments of his $3 million mansion in Los Angelesoverlooking a golf course, but a far cry from the gated community that celebrities tend to move into.
It is a large monthly expense, which also comes with some inconveniences, such as the unwanted entry of fans who want to take a picture with her. When The reporter suggested buying a fence, Sweeney inferred that he had already reached the limit of his budget when acquiring the property last year.
In the meantime, the actress plans to do everything possible to stay at home, a luxury that from the very beginning in the industry she never thought to achieve. “I couldn’t believe she could buy a house,” she said. “I want to be able to stay.”
The also star of the series white lotus She has been very open in the past about the financial difficulties her parents faced when they moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career at age 13.
“We lived in one room. My mom and I share a bed and my dad and little brother a couch, ”she recalled in the interview, explaining that his family had to leave their house and ended up living in a motel.
Apparently, the financial situation of the family strained the relationship of their parents. “I thought if I made enough money, I could buy my parents’ house back and get my parents back together,” she said.
“But when I turned 18, I only had $800 to my name. My parents hadn’t gotten back together and there was nothing I could do to help.”
Sweeney says he had no idea what it was really like “to get into this industry and how many people have connections. I started from scratch, and I know how fucking hard it is. Now I see how someone can just walk through a door and say, “I worked hard for 10 years for this.”
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