Victoria Alonso, an Argentine Film producer, has recently been in the headlines after she disclosed her stepping down from Disney as Marvel Studios Executive.
As the news gets widespread throughout the media, the netizens are going crazy finding out every known and unknown detail about the 57-year-old film producer who has previously served as the President of Physical, Post Production, VFX, and Animation at Marvel Studios.
The article will help you discover more about the woman who marked a significant change for Marvel studios for about a decade with her determination.
Victoria Alonso Early Life And Career
The Argentine Film Producer, Victoria Alonso, was born in La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, on 22 December 1965. As she grew old, she relocated to Seattle at the age of 19 in order to pursue one of her biggest dreams, acting.
But as Victoria Alonso couldn’t work with it, she moved to Los Angeles and started her job as visual effects producer. She has been a part of the American visual effects and digital production company Digital Domain for about four years and worked in their film Big Fish which got nominated for Best Special Visual Effects.
In early 2005, at the age of 40, she joined Marvel Studios as their executive vice president of visual effects and postproduction. Working here, she acquired popularity being the co-producer of MCU’s top superhero film franchise, Iron Man. She even worked as the executive producer of every Marvel production, including the 2012 hit, The Avengers.
After years of hard work for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, she got upgraded to the President of Physical, Post Production, VFX, and Animation at Marvel Studios in 2021. Serving in the post for two years, Victoria Alonso stepped down from the position at MCU in 2023.
Victoria Alonso Net worth
Alonso, who left her hometown dreaming of pursuing her goal of appearing on the big screen, ended up being the one working behind the screen. Although it wasn’t her plan, she made quite a fame and fortune in the visual effects industry.
The former Marvel Studios Executive is estimated to hold a net worth of around $2 Million – $5 Million as per the 2022 estimate. Apart from being the visual media head at MCU, she has also made good fortune as a film producer.
Victoria Alonso: Career Achievements
As the head of the visual effects department at the MCU, Victoria Alonso, and her team had created many magical films, including the Iron Man franchise.
The Harold Lloyd Award is given by the Advanced Imaging Society. Alonso is the first woman to win it. She became the recipient of such an honor in 2016 with her expertise in visual effects.
Later, in 2020, at the 67th Golden Reel Awards, Victoria Alonso received the Filmmaker Award from the Motion Picture Sound Editors. Also, in 2021, she was announced as the top honoree at Outfest’s Visionary Award. Recently in 2022, prior to her stepping down, she was included in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Women in Entertainment Power 100.”
Victoria Alonso – Personal Life
Victoria Alonso is not only a strong leader who made herself a name in the entertainment industry but also a strong woman inside and out. She came out as gay and is leading a happy and successful life. She married Australian actress Imelda Corcoran, and the couple shares a daughter.