Uma Thurman's net worth: 'Super Pumped' star was paid $12M for her role in 'Kill Bill'
The 'Kill Bill' star will be seen as author and businesswoman Arianna Huffington in the Showtime drama that focuses on the rise and fall of Uber's ex-CEO Travis Kalanick
Showtime is set to drop a brand new anthology drama series called 'Super Pumped,' with the first installment titled 'Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber' premiering soon. Focusing on the rise and fall of Uber's co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick, the upcoming series is a dramatic telling of one of Silicon Valley's most successful and disruptive companies and will be from Kalanick's perspective.
Created by Brian Koppelman (Billions) and David Levien and narrated by Quentin Tarantino, here's the official synopsis for 'Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber', "Based on the shocking true story, strap in for the meteoric rise and fall of Uber founder, Travis Kalanick. With a lift from venture capitalist Bill Gurley and board member Arianna Huffington, Kalanick takes a win-at-all-costs approach to forge the fledgling start-up into a multi-billion-dollar tech titan. But every surge comes at a price – and as his visionary drive spirals out of control, it threatens to be the downfall of it all." The Showtime series stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Uma Thurman, Kyle Chandler, Kerry Bishé, and Hank Azaria among others.
Uma Thurman, who plays Arianna Huffington in 'Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber', is an actor best known for her roles in 'Batman & Robin', 'Kill Bill', and 'My Super Ex-Girlfriend'. Her TV debut was as Debby Miller in 'Hysterical Blindness'. Thurman's performance in the HBO film directed by Mira Nair earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Film. The 51-year-old star's notable TV appearances include 'Smash', 'The Slap', 'Imposters', 'Chambers', and 'Suspicion'.
Uma Thurman, according to Celebrity Net Worth, has amassed a fortune of $45 million. Though her annual income and current salary details are unclear, Thurman was paid a whopping $14 million for her role in 'My Super Ex-Girlfriend' and $12 million for 'Kill Bill'. She purchased a 13-room unit in NYC's River House co-op for $10 million. When married to Ethan Hawke, Thurman purchased a vintage mansion along with him in New York for $4.4 million in 1998. The couple sold it for $4.6 million the following year.
'Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber' premieres on February 27, 2022, at 10 pm ET on Showtime.