Angelina Jolie is an internationally acclaimed award-winning actress, filmmaker, and activist. She is best known for starring in movies like Girl, Interrupted, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Wanted, Changeling, and Maleficent.
An Academy Award-winning actress and the most popular actress in Hollywood, she has been voted as the “Most Beautiful Woman” by famous magazines like Vogue, Esquire, Vanity Fair, and Hello. Forbes declared her as one of the highest-paid actresses in the world with over $100 million in net worth. In addition to acting and other endeavors, Angelina is well-recognized for her humanitarian works, who had donated millions of money for several noble causes.
Angelina Jolie Biography
Angelina Jolie was born on the 4th of June 1975, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She is currently 46 years old.
|Birth Name||Angelina Jolie Voight|
|Nickname||Angie, Ange, AJ|
|Date of Birth||June 4, 1975|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Age||46 years old|
|Profession||Actress, Filmmaker, Activist|
Family and Education
Jolie’s parents are actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. She has an older brother named James Haven, who is also an actor. She is the niece of singer-songwriter Chip Taylor.
Angelina is of German and Slovak descent on her father’s side while she is of German, French-Canadian, and Dutch descent on her mom’s side.
After graduating from El Rodeo elementary school in 1989, Angelina Jolie attended William O. Schaefer School in Tappan, New York.
She then attended Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California. As a teen, she joined Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in West Hollywood, California, where she learned acting for 2 years and appeared in numerous stage shows.
Angelina Jolie Love and Married Life
Jonny Lee Miller (m. 1996; div. 2000) – Jolie and British actor Miller started dating during the filming of Hackers in 1995. They married in 1996 but the marriage didn’t go well for them, which ended in 1997. The couple were on good terms until they filed for divorce in February 1999, which was finalized in 2000.
Billy Bob Thornton (m. 2000; div. 2003) – Jolie pursued a relationship with her Pushing Tin co-star Billy Bob Thornton at the time of her divorce proceedings with her ex-husband Miller. The couple married on May 5, 2000, in Las Vegas. Jolie ended her relationship with her husband Thornton in 2002, with their divorce finalized on May 27, 2003. When asked about the sudden amicable, she said, “It took me by surprise, too, because overnight, we totally changed. I think one day we had just nothing in common. And it’s scary but … I think it can happen when you get involved and you don’t know yourself yet.”
Brad Pitt (m. 2014; divorced. 2019) – Jolie started dating her co-star and actor Brad Pitt during the filming of Mr. & Mrs. Smith but the two denied the allegations and remained low until Jolie came out that she was pregnant with his child in January 2006. The two instantly became media delights after their relationship news swirled around. It was widely reported that Jolie caused the divorce of actors Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston in October 2005.
The couple have six children, Maddox Chivan (Adopted Son), Pax Thien (Adopted Son), Zahara Marley (Adopted Daughter), Shiloh Nouvel (Biological Daughter), Knox Léon (Biological Son) and Vivienne Marcheline (Biological Daughter). They married on August 23, 2014, at their estate Château Miraval in Correns, France, however, they ended their relationship after two years of marriage, in September 2016. the court finalized their divorce on April 12, 2019.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 6.5 inches|
Centimeters – 169 cm
Meters – 1.69 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 54 kg|
Pounds – 119 lbs
|Shoe Size||9 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US) / 8 (UK)|
|Distinctive Features||Full Lips|
Angelina Jolie made her theatrical film debut with the 1982 film, Lookin’ to Get Out as Tosh. She was credited as Angelina Jolie Voight in this film.
She has also appeared in a string of music videos including “Alta Marea (Don’t Dream It’s Over)”, “Stand by My Woman”, “Anybody Seen My Baby?”, “Did My Time” amongst others.
In 1997, Jolie appeared on CBS miniseries, True Women, for her role as Georgia Lawshe Woods.
She is arguably famous for her attractive lips. Famous for her roles in Lara Croft film series, Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010), A Mighty Heart (2007), Changeling (2008), Maleficent (2014), The Tourist (2010), to name a few.
Angelina Jolie Net Worth
Being considered as one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, Angelina Jolie has made a staggering net worth of $120 million US dollars. Films and endorsements form her fundamental source of earnings along with royalties, investments, and other business endeavors add up great value to Jolie’s net worth.
She owns several houses across the country, including her extravagant Chateau Miraval mansion worth $35 million, which is set in a 1,000-acre estate in Provence. Her Los Feliz house in Los Angeles, valued at $1.75 million, is her occasional gateway. She also New Orleans mansion which she purchased for $3.5 million. This house displays her luxurious lifestyle which is equipped with modern amenities.
Her Villa Costanza located in the picturesque Northern Italian hills of Valpolicella is another extravagant addition to her stunning estates’ portfolio. Angelina Jolie’s impressive collection of cars include Range Rover, Jaguar XJ, Ford Explorer, BMW Hydrogen 7 and Chevrolet Tahoe. This gorgeous lass also owns a private jet, Cirrus SR22, and a helicopter.
- Food Brands – Cheerios (Brand of Breakfast Cereals), McDonald’s
- TV Programs – King Of The Hill, Game Show Network, Animal Planet
- People – Ayn Rand (Author)
- Bands – Madonna, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, The Clash, Matchbox Twenty
- Color – Black
Angelina Jolie Facts
Jolie had aspired to become a funeral director when she was a child.
Angelina Jolie has 3 lovely dogs. One is a Bulldog named Jaques and the other two are lovely pugs.
She got media attention from her very young age as her parents were from the film fraternity.
Jolie was among the Time 100, a list of the most influential people in the world as published by Time, in 2006 and 2008.
She was named the world’s most powerful celebrity in Forbes’s Celebrity 100 issue in 2009.
In October 2011, UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres presented Jolie with a gold pin reserved for the most long-serving staff, in recognition of her decade as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador.
Jolie received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, an honorary Academy Award, from the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in November 2013.
She was appointed an Honorary Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (DCMG) for her services to the UK’s foreign policy and campaigning to end sexual violence in war zones in June 2014.
Queen Elizabeth II presented Jolie with the insignia of her honorary damehood during a private ceremony in October 2015.
Jolie has undergone a double mastectomy to prevent the risks of breast cancer.