Carrie Fisher Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography, Net Worth & More

Carrie Fisher

Biography / Wiki

If a person is a fan of the Star Wars series, it highly deniable mention the excellence of Carrie Fisher portraying the character of Princess Leia. Being born to superstar parents, Carrie was destined to make a career in Hollywood. She was born Carrie Frances Fisher on October 21, 1956.

She had earned fame and appreciation from the audience because of her artistic abilities and skillful rendition of characters. While sailing the boat of success she was trapped by the drug addiction which affected her personal and professional life as well. Despite her addiction, she never failed to wow her audience and critics.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth October 21, 1956
Age 60 years (At the time of death)
Height In Centimeters – 165 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’5”

Weight In Kilograms – 54 kg

In Pounds – 119 lbs

Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color White (Dyed Dark Brown)
Figure Measurements 36-27-35
Bra Size 34B
Dress Size 4 (US)
Shoe Size 5 US

Net Worth

Carrie’s net worth was estimated to be $5 million approximately.

Education / Family

Carrie was born to Debbie Reynolds who was a musical superstar and Eddie Fisher who was an iconic actress. After her parents’ divorce, she was raised by her mother and step-father Harry Karl.

She has a brother Todd Fisher and two half-sisters named Joely Fisher and Tricia Leigh Fisher. She attended Beverly Hills High School for education but dropped out to accompany her mother on a road trip. She attended London’s Central School of Speech and Drama for 18 months.


Carrie Fisher

Real name Carrie Frances Fisher
Birth Place Beverly Hills, California
Profession Actress, screenwriter, author, humorist, producer
Zodiac sign Libra
School Beverly Hills High School
College Sarah Lawrence College, New York
Religion Judaism
Nationality American
Home Town Beverly Hills, California
Debut Film – Shampoo (1975)
Fathers Name Eddie Fisher (singer)


Carrie Fisher father Eddie
Carrie Fisher father Eddie
Mothers Name Debbie Reynolds (actor)


Carrie Fisher with her mother Debbie Reynolds
Carrie Fisher with her mother Debbie Reynolds
Brothers Todd Fisher (actor & producer)


Carrie Fisher with her brother and daughter
Carrie Fisher with her brother and daughter
Sister Joely Fisher (half-sister)

Tricia Leigh Fisher (half-sister)

Carrie Fisher with her half sister
Carrie Fisher with her half-sisters

Career / Fashion And Style

In 1975, Carrie made her big-screen debut with the Columbia comedy ‘Shampoo’ and worked along with Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, and Goldie Hawn. She attained stardom from her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series.

Her drug addiction affected her soaring career as there was a major collapse in the lack of roles and assignments for her. Later she tried her hand at writing and wrote novels and poems.

‘Postcards from the Edge’ was her debut novel which was a best-selling. Initially, she appeared in many movies in supporting roles. From 2007-2008, she wrote and performed in the one-woman play ‘Wishful Drinking’.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

She was married to Paul Simon but it did not last for more than 11 months. She had a daughter from Bryan Lourd named Billie Catherine Lourd.

Boyfriends Chris Dodd, Politician


Carrie Fisher dated Chris Dodd
Carrie Fisher dated Chris Dodd

Harrison Ford, Actor

Carrie Fisher with Harrison Ford
Carrie Fisher with Harrison Ford

Dan Aykroyd, Canadian Actor & comedian

Carrie Fisher with Dan Aykroyd
Carrie Fisher with Dan Aykroyd

Bryan Lourd, Talent Agent

Carrie Fisher with Bryan Lourd
Carrie Fisher with Bryan Lourd
Marital Status Divorced
Husband Paul Simon


Carrie Fisher with husband Paul Simon
Carrie Fisher with husband Paul Simon
Children Daughter – Billie Lourd (from Bryan Lourd)

Carrie Fisher daughter
Carrie Fisher daughter

Carrie Fisher

Some Interesting Facts About Carrie Fisher

  • Carrie Fisher did smoke and drink.
  • Her father was fallen in love with her mother’s close friend Elizabeth Taylor and got deserted from the family.
  • She was a bookworm who had an avid interest in English literature and poetry. To pursue a career in acting, she could not complete her high school.
  • She was popular for her portrayal of Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars trilogy.
  • She was also a novelist who wrote the number of books out of which ‘Postcards from the Edge’ became the best-selling novel.
  • Paul Simon wrote the song ‘Hearts and Bones’ which describes his relationship with Carrie.
  • With George Lucas, she had a love-hate relationship. She once mentioned that George Lucas had ruined her life.
  • At the age of 13 she smoked pot and by 21 started using LSD. She mentioned that she had a big ‘weakness’ for cocaine.
  • To deal with her bipolar disorder she got addicted to drugs.
  • She discovered marijuana called Princess Leia, which was named after her Star Wars character.
  • She worked as a voice artist on the animated sitcom Family Guy.
  • During the making of Star Wars, she had a secret relationship with Harrison Ford which was revealed in the memoir ‘The Princess Diarist’.
  • She died on 27 December 2016 due to a cardiac arrest.
  • Her hobbies were reading and writing poetry.
  • In 1998, she has attended a substance-abuse program for addiction to prescription drugs.
  • Kim Painter was her personal assistant.
  • When married to Paul Simon, she suffered from an ectopic pregnancy in 1994.

Social Media Profile(s)

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