Quick Facts of Donna Wilson Scott
- Full NameDonna Wilson Scott
- Net Worth$5 million
- Marital StatusWidowed
- BirthplaceNorth Carolina
- ProfessionActor and former model
- SpouseTony Scott (m. 1994–2012)
- Height1.65 m
- Weight125 lbs
- EducationUniversity of North Carolina
- Children2 ( Frank and Max)
Miss North Carolina, Donna W. Scott is an American accomplished model, and an actor best known for her role in the debut blockbuster movie, Days of Thunder (1990). She is also recognized as the third wife of the popular director and producer, Tony Scott, who committed suicide by jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, California.
The 51-year-old actress, Scott is a mother of twin boys named Max and Frank, who are now 19 years old. She also works tirelessly for several charitable organizations. Let’s know some of the interesting details about Donna W. Scott.
Early Life of Donna W. Scott
Donna Scott was born in 1968 as Donna Wilson in North Carolina, United States. She belongs to an American nationality. Scott attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she majored in dance and communication. In addition, she studied acting in HB Studios.
At an early age, she began competing in beauty pageants and further became Miss North Carolina. She also did a few TV commercials.
Donna W. Scott Net Worth & Salary
Donna Scott has a net worth of $5 Million as of 2019. Meanwhile, her late husband had a net worth of $200 Million at the time of his death. In addition, Scott and her children received a will of Tony’s estate worth over a million dollars.
As per reports, the documents set in 2004 named Donna and her kids the trusted beneficiaries. The documents list the value of Scott’s personal property at $1.25 Million.
Lives a Lavish Life
Late Tony Scott and his family lived in a Spanish-style mansion in Beverly Hills since the 1990s. His widow, Scott first listed the home and several nearby vacant parcels in September 2015 for $42.5 Million. However, the latest listings price is $15 Million.
Film and TV actress, Donna Scott met director and producer, Tony Scott on the set of Days of Thunder in 1990. They eventually married in 1994, after dating a few years. Tony was 46 and Donna was 22 years at that time. She gave birth to twin boys, Frank, and Max in 2000.
Now the information regarding Donna’s past affairs and current relationship is yet to be revealed. However, her late husband, Tony was already married twice. He first married BAFTA Award-winning TV production designer Gerry Boldy in 1967 but divorced in 1974.
Similarly, Tony’s second marriage was in 1986 to advertising executive Glynis Sanders. They divorced a year later after his affair with Brigitte Nielsen, whom he met on the set of Beverly Hills Cop II, became public. Nielsen was the wife of another legendary actor Sylvester Stallone at the time.
At the present moment, Scot is living with her kids. So far, there are no rumors of her affairs and relationships.
Cause of Scott’s Husband’s Suicide
Tony Scott died on 19th August 2012, at approximately 12:30 pm, by jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in the San Pedro port, Los Angeles. Investigators announced that a type of anti-depressant drug was found, inside Tony’s system at the time of his death.
Although officials said that Tony wasn’t suffering from any medical conditions, later it was found he battled a lengthy fight with cancer. He died at the age of 68.
Rose to Fame
From an early age, Donna began competing in beauty pageants, accumulating numerous titles and made her state proud when she became the Miss North Carolina, USA. Meanwhile, she began attracting popular advertising agencies and did numerous television commercials. At the age of 18, Scott made a film debut in Rich Hall’s Vanishing America (1986).
Scott later came to New York and following her hard work, she became a successful model. Scott studied acting in 1990 and she bagged a role in the blockbuster film Days of Thunder, starring Tom Cruise and Robert Duvall.
Donna’s versatility as an actor can be seen with diverse roles in MGM’s Get Shorty (1995), Dark Breed (1996), a comedic Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), Enemy of the State (1998), the action-thriller Domino (2005), and the Disney film Deja Vu (2006).
On television, Scott had recurring roles as Tamara Van Zant on Nash Bridges (1996) and Lieutenant Grace on Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (1997). Her television guest-starring roles include CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Tracey Takes On (1996) and The District (2000).
Donna stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inch ( 1.65m) and weighs 125 lbs. Even at 51 years of age, Scott has maintained her physique quite attractively. In addition, her body measurements are 34-25-34 inches.