Now she belongs to the ages. But the truth is, Taylor has always belonged to the ages, it’s why her absence is so significant to millions. Elizabeth Taylor made more than 50 films, garnered five Academy Award nominations and twice won the best-actress Oscar. There’s such a tendency to diminish her talent while looking at her stardom and you can’t escape the awesome power of her stardom.
#1. She was the first most paid actress
Elizabeth Taylor was the first actress that was ever paid $1,000,000 for a role. She was paid this amount for her acting as Cleopatra , in the same called 1963 movie. During this time, the salary of President J.F. Kennedy was $150,000, while the highest paid American business executive’s salary was $650,000. She was also paid $1 million for her next movies, with the highest paid being “The Flintstones” in 1994 – Elizabeth earned $2,5 million dollars for this.