Angelina Jolie is one of the most prominent celebrities of the world and is loved widely by all her fans around the world. Since her entrance in Hollywood, she has played numerous roles in movies, shows, and documentaries.
In the movies, she has acted in a wide array, showing her natural skills to the audiences in the world. She is really a renowned celebrity, award-winning actress, humanitarian and UN Goodwill Ambassador to various countries. She was born to actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand in Los Angeles, California.
In her childhood, she stayed with her mother as her relationship with her husband was very disturbed. While staying with her mother, Angelina attended Beverly Hills High School and after schooling; she enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute for acting courses. She learned the acting course for two years and started to work in various stage productions.
Angelina’s Acting Career in Shows & Hollywood
As a child star, Angelina Jolie appeared in the 1982 movie, ‘Lookin’ to Get Out’. The story was co-written by her father. And at the time of the release of the movie, she was only seven years old. She did a great job in and played a remarkable role in the movie. After making a great stage shows, she entered Hollywood in 1993.
Her first film in Hollywood was, ‘Cyborg 2’, in which she portrayed as Casella ‘Cash’ Reese and played the role of a near-human robot. Though the film did not do well yet she didn’t lose heart and continued her journey to success.
In 1995, she showed her talent in the film ‘Hackers’. That got her a lot of appreciation, especially from The New York Times. In 1996 & 1997, she acted as a stripper in the hit movie ‘Anybody Seen My Baby’. It was a music video by the Rolling Stones.
HBO blockbuster biographical series
Later in 1998, she appeared in the HBO blockbuster biographical series, ‘Gia’ that was based on the life of supermodel Gia Carangi. A string of successes followed by that movies and she started gaining international acclaim with the 2001 film, ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’.
It established her in Hollywood in a firmer way. As a secret agent, she played an FBI profiler in the 2004 film, ‘Taking Lives’, an assassin in ‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith. She played the role of a disturbed wife in the movie ‘The Good Shepherd’.
In 2007, Jolie made her directorial debut with the documentary, ‘A Place in Time’ and got appreciation from critics and her fans as well. Moreover, she has also appeared in The Tourist, in 2011, In the Land of Blood and Honey, 2012, and in 2018, First They Killed My Father.
Her Achievements as In Awards & Nominations
She got her first Golden Globe Award In 1998, for the TV film-‘George Wallace’. For Gia, she earned the Golden Globe Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award. In 2000, she got, an Academy Award the Golden Globe Award, and SAG or the Screen Actors Guild award in the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ category for the movie, ‘Girl, Interrupted’.
From the United Nations Organization, she was presented with the Global Humanitarian Action Award in 2005. In 2008, she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award as the Best Supporting Actress for the movie ‘A Mighty Heart’. The film ‘A Mighty Heart’ also got her a nomination for the Outstanding Leading Female Actor Screen Actors Guild Award in 2009.
After two years, she got a nomination for the movie The Tourist for The Best Actress. In 2018, she was nominated in the film,’ First They Killed My Father’ for The Best Foreign Language Film.
Her Personal Life
She is receiving a lot of media attention after being voted as the ‘most beautiful woman’. By many magazines like Vanity Fair, Hello, ‘Vogue’, ‘Esquire’. Now she has become one of the most appreciated celebrities in the world today.
Who’s getting great media attention for her relationship with the actor, Brad Pitt and her big family of multi-ethnic children. Angelina has also adopted kids, and she also has three biological children with Brad Pitt. But after staying together for 12 years, Angelina Jolie announced in September 2016 that she is going to file a divorce case against Brad Pitt.
Angelina Jolie Net Worth & Earnings
She is earning $15 million annually from films and according to Forbes Magazine; she is one of the highest-paid actresses’ with an estimated net worth of over $200 million.