Who is Angelina Jolie?

Angelina Jolie is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian who is well-known as an actress in the entertainment industry and an active humanitarian. She has received numerous awards, including the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

Quick Info 
Full NameAngelina Jolie
Date of BirthJune 4, 1975
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, United States
ParentsMarcheline Bertrand
Jon Voight
ProfessionActress, Filmmaker, Humanitarian
SpouseBrad Pitt (2014-2019)
Billy Bob Thornton (2000-2003)
Jonny Lee Miller (1996-1999)
Age45 years
Height5 ft 6 in
Children6
Net WorthUS $200 million

The breakthrough moment of her acting career arrived when she played the role of Lara Croft in ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ in the year 2001. This career brought her to international recognition and established her as one of the leading actresses in Hollywood. She can also be playing the lead role of Maleficent in the 2014 American fantasy movie, ‘Maleficent,’ which was a huge commercial success in her career.

Angelina Jolie

Bio

Angelina Jolie Voight was born on 4 June 1975 in Los Angeles, California, to mother, Marcheline Bertrand, an American actress, humanitarian, and father, Jon Voight, an American actor. She has an elder brother, James Haven, who is also an actor and a producer. Besides this, Angelina Jolie is currently 45 years old with the zodiac sign of Gemini.

 

Nationality and Physical Stats

Angelina Jolie holds citizenship for the United States – Cambodia and German, Slovak, French, Canadian, and Dutch descent. She was raised as a Catholic by her mother, but she has declared herself as an atheist. Besides this, Jolie stands at the height of 5 feet and 6 inches (1.69m/169cms) tall and weighs around 54kgs (119lbs). She has a pair of beautiful grey eyes with dark brown hair. Naturally, she was blonde. Moreover, the body measurements are 36-25-35 inches, respectively.

 

Education

Angelina Jolie studied in the Beverly Hills High School situated in Beverly Hills, California, and later transferred to Moreno High School, from where she completed her graduation. She also attended the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute, West Hollywood, California.

 

Personal Life

Angelina Jolie first dated and married Jonny Lee Miller in 1996 but later divorced on good terms in 1999. She revealed that she was bisexual when she got involved in a relationship with model and actress Jenny Shimizu for several years. Later, she married actor Billy Bob Thornton in the year 2000 and adopted a child from Cambodia. Still, their marriage did not last as Billy was married to Laura Dern and Jolie was involved with Timothy Hutton.

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After this, she married Brad Pitt. The media gave the couple the name ‘Brangelina.’ They received widescale media attention and had six children in total, three of whom were adopted. Sadly, they got divorced in the year 2019, and now Angelina Jolie is currently single.

 

Social

Angelina Jolie is not available on social media platforms. She stated that she and her children are not on social media as she is worried that they might get exposed to fake news and rumors on social media platforms.

 

Career

Angelina Jolie was a renowned actress by the year 1990. She got recognized after her impressive performance in ‘Gia’ in the year 1998. Success did not stop there for Jolie as she was again in the movie ‘Girl, Interrupted’ in 1999, for which she won an academy award.

Moreover, she is also in adventure movies like ‘Tomb Raider’ in which she played the role of Lara Croft in the year 2001 and 2003 and in Taking Lives in the year 2004 and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow 2004. Not only this, but Angelina Jolie appeared alongside her husband Brad Pitt, where they got portrayed as a couple of assassins.

She has also appeared in movies like ‘The Good Shepherd’ in the year 2006 and has lent her voice in films like ‘Beowulf’ in the year 2007 and Tigress in the movie ‘Kung Fu Panda’ and sequels. She has also appeared in action-packed movies like ‘Salt’ (2010), where she played the role of Evelyn Salt. She has also appeared alongside big names like Johnny Depp in the movie ‘The Tourist.’ She has also played the antagonizing role of Maleficent in the film ‘Maleficent’ and its sequels, her most significant commercial success.

Angelina Jolie is also a filmmaker who made her debut as a director when she directed the movie ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’, based on a Bosnian war relationship.

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Humanitarian Efforts

Angelina Jolie is a very active humanitarian and was named a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency in 2001. She has got involved in many programs that benefit the refugees in countries like Cambodia, Darfur, and Jordan. She has continuously drawn the world’s attention to numerous global issues, raised awareness, and helped the cause. UN America awarded her the Global Humanitarian Action Award for her work in the year 2005.

 

Achievements

Angelina Jolie has won numerous awards. She has won the Golden Globe Awards’ Best Supporting Actress for her work in ‘George Wallace’ in 1998. Jolie has won Golden Globe Awards’ Best Actress award and Screen Actors Guild Awards’ Outstanding Female Actor award for her work in ‘Gia’ in 1999. Moreover, she has won the Academy Awards’ Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe Awards’ Best Supporting Actress, and Screen Actors Guild Awards’ Outstanding Supporting Female Actor award for her work in ‘Girl, Interrupted’ in the year 2000.

 

Net Worth

Angelina Jolie is a very famous and influential person in the entertainment industry as well as a humanitarian. She has earned herself a lot of fame and name and a lot of money in her career. As of 2020, Angelina Jolie has an approximate net worth of $200 million.

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