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Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie is a famous actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian from the United States. Angelina Jolie is widely known for playing the role of Gia Carangi, in the 1998 HBO blockbuster biographical film, ‘Gia’.

Early Life

Angelina Jolie was born in Los Angeles, California, United States on the 4th of June 1975. Her birth name is Angelina Jolie Voight. She is 47 years old (as of 2023) under the zodiac sign Gemini. Angelina holds an American nationality and follows the Christianity religion.

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Caption: Angelina Jolie’s childhood photo source: Pinterest.

Regarding her family background, she is the daughter of Jon Voight (Father) and Marcheline Bertrand (Mother). She was dependent on her mother’s small income because she and her father had a very strained relationship. Angelina was raised along with her brother James Haven.

Angelina Jolie – Education

Speaking of her educational background, she completed her secondary education at Beverly Hills High School. Following that, Angelina attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute for acting courses. She received two years of training there before starting to perform in various stage productions.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about her career, Her father co-wrote the 1982 film “Lookin’ to Get Out,” in which Angelina Jolie made her debut. She was only seven years old when the film was released.

She portrayed a nearly human robot named Casella “Cash” Reese in the 1993 movie “Cyborg 2.” She was significantly demotivated by the film’s poor performance.

She gained a lot of praise for her role in the 1995 movie “Hackers”, particularly from The New York Times. She appeared in the Rolling Stones music video for “Anybody Seen My Baby” over the course of the next two years as a stripper.

She appeared in the wildly popular HBO biographical series “Gia” in 1998. The show was based on the real-life of supermodel Gia Carangi. She experienced a string of triumphs after that, and the 2001 movie “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” helped to make her a household name in Hollywood.

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Caption: Angelina Jolie in the action film ‘Wanted’ source: GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT.

In the 2004 movie “Taking Lives,” she portrayed an FBI profiler. She also portrayed an assassin in “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” and a disturbed wife in “The Good Shepherd.” In 2007, Jolie made her feature film debut as a director with the documentary “A Place in Time.”

She also portrayed Mariane Pearl in the docudrama “A Mighty Heart,” which was based on the true account of Daniel Pearl’s murder.

She received a lot of praise from critics for her performance in the action film “Wanted” in 2008. She portrayed the lead character the following year in the 2010 film “Salt.” In 2011, she co-starred with Johnny Depp in the film “The Tourist.”

She wrote and directed ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey,’ a love story set during the Bosnian War, in 2011.

Angelina Jolie – Net Worth  2023

Angelina has earned a huge amount of money through her hard work and brilliance. Her estimated net worth is around $120 million by 2023.

Endorsements

Angelina also earns a lot of wealth through endorsements with different brands and companies. Some of the brands that she has collaborated with are ST. John, MAC Cosmetics × Disney’s Maleficent, Mon Guerlain, Louis Vuitton, and FAQ.

Awards and Achievements

She won her first Golden Globe in 1998 for the television movie “George Wallace.” She additionally received the Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe Awards for “Gia.”

For the film “Girl, Interrupted,” she received the Screen Actors Guild Award, the Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award in the category of “Best Supporting Actress” in 2000.

Further, In 2005, the United Nations Association of the United States of America gave her the Global Humanitarian Action Award.

Personal Life

Regarding her love life, Angelina wed actor Jonny Lee Miller in 1995, but their union did not last long; it ended in divorce in 1999. In 2000, she married actor Billy Bob Thornton. Even this marriage did not work out, and they divorced in 2003.

In 2014, she wed the actor Brad Pitt. Knox Leon, Shiloh, and Vivienne Marcheline are her three biological children with Brad Pitt. Maddox, Zahara, and Pax are three of the three kids she has adopted.

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Caption: Angelina Jolie with Brad Pitt source: Glamour.

They made the decision to separate in September 2016. Angelina and Brad Pitt announced their separation on September 20, 2016, and Jolie listed September 15 as the separation date in the divorce papers, citing “irreconcilable differences.”

Body Measurements

Angelina is very beautiful and attractive undoubtedly. She has an excellent height of 5 feet 7 inches (169 cm/1.69m) and weighs around 54 kg (119 lbs). She has a body dimension of 36-25-35 inches. In addition, Angelina has blue pair of lovely eyes and dark brown hair color.

Social Media

She is active on her Instagram account @angelinajolie with 14.1 million followers. Moreover, she also has 54.8K followers on Twitter and 628K followers on Facebook.