Angelina Jolie Biography
Angelina Jolie is an award-winning American actress, former UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, and filmmaker. She also served as a Special Envoy to High Commissioner Antonio Guterres, the first to take on such a position within the organization on April 17, 2012. She is a recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards, Angelina has been named Hollywood’s highest-paid actress multiple times by Forbes.
Jolie made her screen debut as a child alongside her father in Lookin’ to Get Out (1982) and later began her professional career at the age of 16 years on Cyborg (1993), followed by her leading role in Hackers (1995). Jolie won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “Girl, Interrupted” in 1999 and later got a starring role as Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001). Angelina continued her action-star career with Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010), The Tourist (2010), and A Mighty Heart (2007). She earned a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Changeling (2008) and her biggest success came from her lead role in Maleficent (2014). Additionally, she has directed and written several war dramas, and also she has received a Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her humanitarian efforts.
Angelina Jolie Age/Birthday/Nationality
Jolie is 46 years old, born on June 4, 1975, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States of America. She is an American/Cambodian citizen and of white ethnicity. She normally celebrates her birthday on June 4 every year.
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Angelina Jolie Height/Measurements
Jolie stands at an average height of 5 feet 6.5inches (approximately 1.70 m). She has a body weight of around 55kg and body measurements of 36-25-35.
Angelina Jolie Parents and Siblings
Jolie was born Angelina Jolie Voight to actors, Marcheline Bertrand (father) and Jon Voight (mother) and in Los Angeles, California. Moreover, her godparents are actors Jacqueline Bisset and Maximilian Schell and she is of German and Slovak descent on her father’s side. She is also Dutch, primarily French Canadian on her mother’s side. Unfortunately, her parents separated in 1976, and she and her brother lived with their mother who abandoned her career to raise them. Jolie has a brother, James Haven, who is also an actor, and her niece Chip Taylor who is a singer and geologist and volcanologist Barry Voight.
Angelina Jolie Young | As a Child
Jolie often watched films with her mother and was inspired into the acting career. She was a part Lookin’ to Get Out movie with her father at the age of seven. Moreover, as a child of age 6 years old, Bertrand (father) and her live-in partner, filmmaker Bill Day, moved the family to Palisades, New York and they later came back to Los Angeles five years later. Nonetheless, Angelina opted she wanted to act and went ahead to register at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.
Angelina Jolie Education
Jolie attended Beverly Hills High School but she felt isolated among the children of some of the area’s affluent families because her mother survived on a more modest income. Nonetheless, she then transferred to Moreno High School where she graduated at age of 16 years. Additionally, she struggled with insomnia and an eating disorder and even began abusing drugs at the age of 20 years. Also, she suffered episodes of depression and even planned to commit suicide at the age of 19 and at 22.
Angelina Jolie Net Worth
Jolie has had a successful acting career over the years and has accumulated a great fortune. Her net worth is estimated to be around $120 million dollars.
Angelina Jolie Husband/Spouse
Angelina has been in three marriages. She first married British actor, Jonny Lee Miller, in March 1996 where she attended her wedding in black rubber pants and a white T-shirt. Unfortunately, the couple separated in February 1999 and she remarried again in the following year. Moreover, after a two-month courtship, she married actor Billy Bob Thornton on May 5, 2000, in Las Vegas, their marriage became a favorite topic of the entertainment media. Later in March 2002, the couple separated, and finally, Angelina married Brad Pitt on August 23, 2014, but later divorced in 2019.
Brad Pitt Angelina Jolie
Brad Pitt and Angelina married on August 23, 2014, at their estate Chateau Miraval in France but unfortunately, after two years of their relationship, the couple separated. However, the court restored Jolie and Pitt to single status on 12 April 2019. The couple has six children, three of whom were adopted.
Angelina Jolie Kids/Children/Biological Children
Both Jolie and Brad have six children, three of whom were adopted. The adopted include; Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt (age 20 years), Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt (age 17 years), and Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt (age 16years). Jolie’s biological children include; Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt (age 15 years), Knox Leon Jolie-Pitt (age 13 years), and Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt (age 13 years).
Angelina Jolie Daughter
Angelina traveled to Namibia to give birth to her first Biological daughter on May 27, 2006. She gave birth to Shiloh Nouvel, in Swakopmund.
Angelina Jolie Movies/New Movie
Jolie made her screen debut as a child alongside her father in Lookin’ to Get Out (1982) and later began her professional career at the age of 16 years on Cyborg (1993), followed by her leading role in Hackers (1995). She acted in “Girl Interrupted” in 1999, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010), The Tourist (2010), A Mighty Heart (2007), Changeling (2008), and Maleficent (2014).
Angelina Jolie and The Weeknd
There was a rumor that Jolie and The Weeknd were secretly dating.
Angelina Jolie Eternals
Jolie had a role in a movie called Eternals which was released on 5 November 2021.
Angelina Jolie Extensions/Hair Extensions
Angelina wears long hair extensions to extend her hair length.