Angelina Jolie Biography: Net Worth, Husband, Age, Movies, Kids, Height, Children, Wikipedia, Instagram, Brother, Daughter

Angelina Jolie Biography: Net Worth, Husband, Age, Movies, Kids, Height, Children, Wikipedia, Instagram, Brother, Daughter

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Biography

Angelina Jolie Voight (born 4 June 1975) is a 46 years old phenomenal multiple-award-winning American actress, filmmaker, and noble humanitarian.

She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including three Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award.

In addition, she has been listed amongst Hollywood’s most influential and highest-paid actresses multiple times.

Angelina Jolie‘s unique role as a video game heroine called Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in 2001 established her as a leading Hollywood actress.

However, her commercial success came in a fantasy picture titled Maleficent in 2014.

She also stands out for her voice role in an animation film series titled Kung Fu Panda from 2008 to–present.

Angelina Jolie has also directed and written several war films, including In the Land of Blood and Honey in 2011, Unbroken in 2014, and First They Killed My Father in 2017.

Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Angelina Jolie Voight
Stage Name: Angelina Jolie
Born: June 4, 1975 (age 46 years old)
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality: American, Cambodian
Parents: Jon Voight, Marcheline Bertrand
Children: Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, Knox Jolie-Pitt, Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt
Height: 1.69 m
Siblings: James Haven
Boyfriend • Husband: Timothy Hutton (ex.), Brad Pitt (m. 2014–2019), Billy Bob Thornton (m. 2000–2003), Jonny Lee Miller (m. 1996–1999
Occupation: Actress • Filmmaker
Net Worth: US$120 million

Early Life

Angelina Jolie Voight was born in the city of Los Angeles, California, in the United States on June 4, 1975. She holds American and Cambodian citizenship.

She is the daughter of Jon Voight (father) and Marcheline Bertrand (mother). She has only one brother called James Haven. She is a niece to Barry Voight and Chip Taylor.

Following her parents’ painful separation in 1976, Angelina Jolie and her brother lived with their mother, who had to abandon her acting ambitions to focus on raising her children.

She was raised a Catholic, but it did not require her to go to church. Growing up, she spent most of the time watching films with her mother, and it was as a result, rather than her father’s successful career, that inspired her interest in acting.

When Angelina Jolie was six years old, Marcheline Bertrand and her live-in partner, Bill Day, who is also a filmmaker, moved the family to Palisades, New York. However, they returned to Los Angeles five years later.

During her teenage days, she found it difficult to emotionally connect with other people, and as a result, she self-harmed several times.

She also struggled with insomnia and eating disorders, hence began experimenting with drugs, and by age 20, she had used “just about every drug available,” including heroin.

She also suffered episodes of depression and planned to commit suicide twice- at age 19 and 22, when she planned to hire a hitman to kill her, and at 24, she experienced a nervous breakdown and was admitted for 72 hours to UCLA Medical Center’s psychiatric ward. Nonetheless, Angelina Jolie found peace two years later, after adopting her first child.

Education

Angelina Jolie attended Beverly Hills High School and later transferred to Moreno High School, where she got her necessary high school qualifications. She finished high school at age 16.

Young Angelina Jolie wanted to be an actress; thus, she enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, where she trained for two years and appeared in several stage productions.

Career

Angelina Jolie first appeared in a 1982 movie titled Lookin to Get Out, which was co-written by her father. At the time of the film’s release, she was only seven years old. In 1993, she was cast in a film titled Cyborg 2 as Casella, Cash Reese, and portrayed the role of a near-human robot. However, the film did not do well, and it demotivated her to a great deal.

Nonetheless, she bounced back in 1995, when she starred in a film titled Hackers, which won her many accolades, especially from The New York Times. In the next two years, she appeared the part of a stripper in a music video by The Rolling Stones titled Anybody Seen My Baby.

In 1998, Angelina Jolie starred in an HBO blockbuster biographical series, titled Gia, based on the life of a supermodel called Gia Carangi. A string of successes followed, and she gained international acclaim with a 2001 film titled Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, which brought the limelight to her in Hollywood.

Additionally, she acted as an FBI profiler in a 2004 film titled Taking Lives, as an assassin in a movie titled Mr. and Mrs. Smith, and a disturbed wife in a movie titled The Good Shepherd. Furthermore, she made her directorial debut in 2007 with a documentary titled A Place in Time.

Angelina Jolie also played the role of Mariane Pearl in a film titled A Mighty Heart, which is a docu-drama based on the true story of Daniel Pearl’s assassination.

In 2008, she appeared in an action movie titled Wanted, which earned her impressive critical acclaim. The following year, Angelina Jolie played the lead role in a film titled Salt, which was released in 2010. She also played in The Tourist, alongside Johnny Depp in 2011.

Additionally, Angelina Jolie wrote and directed a 2011 film titled In the Land of Blood and Honey, which narrates a love story set during the Bosnian War.

She next completed her second directorial venture, in a film titled Unbroken in 2014, which is based on a World War II hero named Louis Zamperini (1917–2014), a former Olympic track star who survived a plane crash over the sea and spent two years in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp.

Angelina Jolie‘s next directorial venture was in a marital drama titled By the Sea in 2015, where she starred alongside her husband, Brad Pitt, marking their first collaboration since 2005’s Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

As Angelina Jolie preferred to dedicate herself to her humanitarian work, her cinematic output remained infrequent. First in a film titled They Killed My Father in 2017. In addition to directing the film, Angelina Jolie co-wrote a screenplay with her longtime friend called Loung Ung. Intended primarily for a Cambodian audience, the film was produced directly for Netflix, which consented to the use of an exclusively Khmer cast and script.

Angelina Jolie reprised the role of Maleficent in a Disney fantasy sequel titled Maleficent: Mistress of Evil in 2019, which experienced unfavorable reviews from critics nonetheless performed moderately well commercially, with a global gross of over $490 million. She next starred opposite David Oyelowo as sad parents to the title characters of Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan in a fantasy film titled Come Away.

Following its release in May 2021, Angelina Jolie stars in Taylor Sheridan‘s neo-Western thriller titled Those Who Wish Me Dead, based on Michael Koryta‘s novel of the same name. She is also built to produce and act in an adaptation of a 2014 James Scott novel titled The Kept and will portray a fictional warrior called Thena in an upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film titled Eternals.

Awards & Recognitions

In 1998, Angelina Jolie earned her first Golden Globe Award for the TV film George Wallace and won the Golden Globe Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Gia.

In 2000, she clinched the Screen Actors Guild award, an Academy Award, and the Golden Globe Award in Best Supporting Actress for the movie, Girl, Interrupted.

She was also presented the Global Humanitarian Action Award from the United Nations Association of the United States of America in recognition for her humanitarian deeds in 2005.

Social Media

Angelina Jolie began her social media life with a bang, as her first post accumulated over 1,168,915 likes and 3.7 million followers in just nine hours. She used her first post to draw attention to a letter she said she received from a teenage girl in Afghanistan and the, still available on her social media pages, received more than 25,000 likes in under an hour.

She joins other public figures who are also speaking out about the cases in Afghanistan.

However, Angelina Jolie and her children don’t have social media profiles. “I’m not on Facebook, and none of my children are on Facebook. Nobody’s even asked to be,” the American star actress reportedly told BBC Radio 4′s “Today” in 2018, referring to her six children.

Angelina Jolie‘s verified social media accounts :

  • Instagram: @angelinajolie_offiicial
  • Twitter:@joliestweet

Personal Life

Judging by her appearances in several events and red carpets, Angelina Jolie is a beautiful young woman. She stands confidently with a height of 5 feet 6½ inches (1.69 m) tall and weighs 54 kg (119 lbs)

She has an impressive figure measurement of 36-25-35 inches with grey eyes and dark brown hair. However, her natural hair color is blonde.

Angelina Jolie had a serious boyfriend identified as Anton Schneider for two years from the age of 14. Her mother even allowed them to live together in her home.

During the filming of Hackers in 1995, Angelina Jolie reportedly had a romance with a British actor named Jonny Lee Miller, who is her first lover since the relationship in her early teens. However, the pair were not in touch for many months after production ended but eventually reconnected and married in late March 1996.

She wedded in black rubber pants and a white T-shirt, upon which she had famously written the groom’s name in her blood. Nonetheless, the relationship ended for good the following year, but she remained on good terms with Jonny Lee Miller. Their divorce, initiated by Angelina Jolie in February 1999, was finalized shortly before she remarried the following year.

After a two-month courtship, she married again, this time to an actor named Billy Bob Thornton, on May 5, 2000, in the city of Vegas. The couple met on the set of Pushing Tin in 1999 but did not pursue a relationship at that time as Billy Bob Thornton was engaged to another actress called Laura Dern, while Angelina Jolie was dating an actor named Timothy Hutton.

Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton announced the adoption of a child from Cambodia in March 2002 but shockingly separated three months later. Their divorce became official on May 27, 2003.

Angelina Jolie was involved in a well-publicized Hollywood scandal when she was reportedly accused of being behind the divorce of actors Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston in October 2005.

She confessed falling in love with Brad Pitt during Mr. & Mrs. Smith‘s filming in 2005, but she debunked allegations of an affair.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, however, did not publicly comment on the nature of their relationship until January 2006, when she confirmed that she was pregnant with his child. Their family grew to include six children, three of whom were adopted, before announcing their engagement in April 2012.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt later got married on August 23, 2014, at their estate Château Miraval in Correns, France.
She subsequently adopted the name “Jolie Pitt.” However, the couple separated after two years of marriage, on September 15, 2016. On September 19, she filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. On April 12, 2019, the court restored Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to single status, and they were subsequently declared divorced.

Angelina Jolie has six children: three sons and three daughters. Of the children, three were adopted internationally, while three were biological.

On March 10, 2002, she adopted her first child, a seven-month-old named Maddox Chivan, from an orphanage in Battambang, Cambodia. He was bred as Rath Vibol on August 5, 2001, in a local village.

After visiting Cambodia twice, while filming Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in 2001 and on a UNHCR field mission, Angelina Jolie returned in November 2001 with her husband, Billy Bob Thornton, where they met Maddox Chivan and subsequently applied to adopt him.

Angelina Jolie later adopted a daughter, a six-month-old named Zahara Marley, from an orphanage in Africa -Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on July 6, 2005.

Furthermore, On May 27, 2006, Angelina Jolie gave birth to a baby girl named Shiloh Nouvel in Swakopmund.

In addition, on March 15, 2007, she adopted a three-year-old boy named Pax Thien from an orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. However, He was born with the name Pham Quang Sang on November 29, 2003, in HCMC, where he was abandoned by his biological mother soon after birth.

At the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, Angelina Jolie confirmed she was expecting twins. For the two weeks, she spent in a seaside hospital in Nice, France, and gave birth to a boy named Knox Léon and a girl named Vivienne Marcheline on July 12, 2008.

Angelina Jolie‘s children are; Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, Knox Jolie-Pitt, and Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt.

Net Worth

Angelina Jolie is an American actress, professional filmmaker, and humanitarian. She has been named severally as of the highest-paid actresses globally, commanding $20 million in salary for a single role.

Her net worth is $120 million as of this writing. In typical recent years, she earns $20-$30 million from movie salaries and endorsements.#

Angelina Jolie paid $24.5 million for a mansion in LA’s Los Feliz neighborhood. At the time, it was roughly double the record price-paid for the area.

The house is situated in the gated community of Laughlin Park, not far from the compound Brad Pitt owns in Bronson Canyon.

Filmography

Angelina Jolie has appeared in over thirty film productions since 1982. According to multiple sources, her most critically acclaimed and commercially successful films are;

Movies

  • Playing by Heart (1998)
  • Gia (1998)
  • Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)
  • Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life (2003)
  • Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
  • Beowulf (2007)
  • A Mighty Heart (2007)
  • Changeling (2008)
  • Fu Panda (2008)
  • (2008), Salt (2010)
  • Tourist (2010)
  • Maleficent (2014)
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)

TV Shows

Angelina Jolie‘s television works comprise miniseries titled True Women and TNT’s George Wallace.
Angelina Jolie has also directed several films, such as;

  • In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
  • Unbroken (2014)
  • By the Sea (2015)
  • First They Killed My Father (2017)
  • Her production credits include:
  • In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
  • Unbroken (2014)
  • Maleficent (2014)
  • First They Killed My Father (2017)
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019).
  • Angelina worked as a screenwriter for:
  • In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
  • By the Sea (2015)
  • First They Killed My Father (2017)



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