Intrigued by the stunning actress Angelina Jolie? Find out about the net worth, movies and other facts about the ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ actress.
Angelina Jolie is the daughter of actor John Voight and actress Marcheline Bertrand. Jolie was raised in New York and Los Angeles. She was interested in becoming an actress right from a very early age and her teen years were mostly spent in modeling. She also appeared in various music videos and small theater productions in her teens. Jolie was always heavily involved in charity work and humanitarian efforts. She got involved with UNHCR which required her to travel all over the world on filed missions and donate money to several relief organizations. Jolie co-founded the Jolie-Pitt Foundation with her partner, Brad Pitt. She married Brad Pitt in 2014 but the couple separated in 2016. Jolie was previously married to Billy Bob Thornton and Johny Lee Miller. Angelina Jolie Voight lives in Los Angeles, California. She has a brother named James Haven who is also an actor. Jolie has a German, Slovakian, French Canadian, Dutch and Iroquoin ancestry. Her acting career started when she was just 6 years old. She appeared onstage with the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute. Her first role was alongside her father in ‘Lookin’ to Get Out’ in 1982. As a teenager, Jolie suffered with depression and drug abuse. Jolie’s first major leading role was in the film, ‘Cyborg 2’ in 1993. She got her first Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in the film, ‘George Wallace’. in 1997. The dazzling actress stands quite tall at 5’8″ and has atleast 14 tattoos. She owns various reptiles as pets including snakes. Jolie was first married to Billy Bob Thorton and then to Johny Lee Miller. Both the marriages ended in a divorce. People Magazine had once voted her as the Most Beautiful Woman in the World. She has six children with her ex-husband, Brad Pitt. Three of them are through natural birth and the other three are adopted. Her two sons, Maddox and Pax are the eldest. Recently she arrived at the 2018 Golden Globe awards with her eldest son, Pax. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were together called the quintessential power couple Brangelina fondly by their fans. Their split had shocked everyone in the industry. Angelina Jolie had to undergo a masectomy in 2013 and it changed her life considerably. Her priorities in life changed and she became more concerned about her kids and her life after her operation.
Angelina Jolie has a net worth of $160 million.
Career in movies
Jolie’s first leading role was in the 1993 sci-fi thriller film, ‘Cyborg 2’. Soon after, she was seen in the cult-hit ‘Hackers’ in 1995. She got her breakthrough role after two years with the biopic ‘George Wallace’. She even won her first Golden Globe Award for this film. Jolie got her second Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of supermodel Gia Caragi. Jolie got a third Golden Globe, a second Screen Actors Guild Award and also her first Academy Award for her role in ‘Girl, Interrupted’. Jolie has time and again proved her versatility with her diverse films such as ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ and ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’. ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’ was an American comedy starring Jolie and husband Brad Pitt. She had rendered her voice for features ‘Shark Tale’ and ‘Kung-Fu Panda’. Jolie’s most financially successful film to date with the highest gross earnings of $632 million dollar has been ‘Kung Fu Panda’. Jolie has also directed, written and produced the film ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’ in 2011. Her fans loved her work in the film, ‘Salt’. ‘Salt’ was released in 2010 and was a thriller/action film about a CIA agent whose life takes an ugly turn after being accused of being a spy. She flees to prove her innocence then. She starred in and also executive produced the movie, ‘Maleficent’ and executive produced the film, ‘Difret’. Her film, ‘Maleficent’ was released in 2014 and was about a kind-hearted fairy who takes revenge on her lover for cheating on her by putting a curse on his daughter. She also directed and wrote the film, ‘Unbroken’. In 2017, her movie, ‘First they Killed My Father’ was released which was written, directed and produced by her.
The rise and fall of Brangelina
The power couple Brangelina split in 2016 much to the dismay of their fans. The wife of Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Pitt are currently working on sorting out custody details. They do not want to take the matter to court as they both feel that their entire family gets hurt in the process. Brad’s Pitt wife was not happy with the way he was parenting the kids and this was cited as the main reason for divorce.
Today, Jolie continues to do humanitarian work all over the world. She is a good actress and an even good mother. May she continue charming with her exceptional acting skills and gorgeous looks!