Uma Thurman is an award-winning American actress who achieved international stardom with her roles in such movies as Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill film series. She received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nomination for her work in Pulp Fiction. She won the Golden Globe for her role as Debby Miller on HBO’s TV film Hysterical Blindness.
Her other acting credits include Gattaca, Les Misérables, The Producers, Prime, Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac, and The House That Jack Built. As of 2023, Uma Thurman has a net worth of $45 million.
Uma Thurman Biography
Uma Thurman was born on the 29th of April 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. She is currently 51 years old.
|Birth Name||Uma Karuna Thurman|
|Date of Birth||April 29, 1970|
|Place of Birth||Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Age||51 years old|
|Ethnicity||German, Swedish and Danish|
Family and Education
Uma was born to Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman, a professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies, and Nena von Schlebrügge, a high-fashion model. Her father was an academic and writer, who lived as an ordained Buddhist monk for three years. She has three brothers, Ganden, Dechen Karl, and Mipam, and a half-sister named Taya, from her father’s previous marriage.
She attended Amherst Regional Middle School in Massachusetts for her primary education and later attended Northfield Mount Hermon School, a preparatory school in Massachusetts. She didn’t complete high school as she dropped out at the age of 15 to pursue a career in acting.
Uma Love Life and Relationship Status
Uma married English actor Gary Oldman on October 1, 1990, and they lived together until they divorced in April 1992. She was then married to Ethan Hawke from May 1998 to August 2005. The couple parted their ways in 2003 before their divorce was granted in August 2005. They had a daughter named Maya and a son named Levon together.
London-based French financier Arpad Busson and Uma Thurman got engaged in June 2008. They had a child named Rosalind in July 2012 before calling off their engagement in 2014.
She is currently in a relationship with filmmaker Quentin Tarantino.
Talking about Uma’s physical appearances, she possesses a gorgeous body with attractive measurements. She has flaunted her curves in many of her movies. She is definitely a tall slender person and her large natural breasts go intact with her height and weight. No wonder why this relentless beauty is men’s delight, thanks to her balanced figure, great heights, and captivating looks.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 11 inches|
Centimeters – 180 cm
Meters – 1.8 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 64 kg|
Pounds – 141 lbs
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
|Dress Size||6 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Husky Voice|
Uma Thurman made her acting debut in the neo-noir psychological film ‘Kiss Daddy Goodnight’ as Laura in 1987.
In 2000, Thurman gave voice over in The Learning Channel’s documentary and biography program Great Books.
Uma played the role of Mia Wallace, the wife of a Los Angeles mobster, in Quentin Tarantino’s neo-noir black comedy ‘Pulp Fiction’. The film was a huge commercial success and grossed US$213.9 million worldwide and it was applauded by critics as one of the greatest films ever made. She was nominated for the Golden Globe and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and she became the celebrity A-list actress.
Her performance in the two-part action-thriller film ‘Kill Bill’ was considered one of her best performances in her career.
She also met with critical acclaim for her performances in Henry & June (1990), The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996), Batman & Robin (1997), Gattaca (1997), Hysterical Blindness (2002), Les Misérables (1998), Be Cool (2005), The Producers (2005), Prime (2005), My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006), Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac (2013) and The House That Jack Built (2018).
Uma has done brand endorsement work for Lancôme’s Miracle, Schweppes, Virgin Media, Alfa Romeo ‘Giulietta’ (Italy) car. She also did print ads for Louis Vuitton, Tag Heuer Swiss watches and others.
Uma Thurman Net Worth
As of 2023, Uma Thurman has a net worth of $45 million.
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Uma Thurman Facts
She was raised Buddhist. Her first name “Uma’ means “light, splendour” which is one of the alternative names of Hindu goddess Parvati. Her middle name “Karuna” is one of the four sublime abodes in Buddhism. It means “compassion.”
She was discovered by talent scout while she was performing as Abigail in the stage production of The Crucible.
In 2003, she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film for her role in the HBO series Hysterical Blindness.
Uma was ranked #21 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
She was ranked #59 in FHM magazine’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World” in 2006.
She was already 5 feet 10 inches by the age of 13.
Uma made her Broadway debut in Beau Willimon’s political drama “The Parisian Woman” at Hudson Theatre in 2017.
In February 2018, in an interview to New York Times, she revealed that she sustained some serious injuries due to the car crash on the set of Kill Bill since Tarantino had insisted she perform her own driving stunts.
Uma was named one of the “100 Hottest Women of the 21st Century” by GQ magazine.
She won the Broadway.com Audience Award for Favorite Leading Actress in a Play in 2018 for her performance in The Parisian Woman.
In 2019, she was awarded the David di Donatello in the category “Special David”.