Angelina Jolie is an American actress. Angelina Jolie Height Weight Age Body Statistics Bio Wiki Facts and much more! She is a filmmaker, and the recipient of Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her outstanding service towards the society. Daughter of veteran actor Jon Voight, Angelina had her share of rejections and struggle to make it to the top and the star she is today. She has been one of the most sought after actresses and inspirations to many. She became a raze among the females with her combat avatar in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) which also earned her the global reputation of female action star.
Angelina has always been the favorite of media be it for her choice of movies or her marriage and divorce with the actor/director Brad Pitt. Mother of 6 children, the actress is currently busy switching roles – a mother, a filmmaker and that of a goodwill Ambassador.
Angelina Jolie Early Life
Born Angelina Jolie Voight in Los Angeles, California, she is the daughter of actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. She is the sister of actor James Haven, and the niece of singer-songwriter Chip Taylor and geologist and volcanologist Barry Voight. Her godparents are actors Jacqueline Bisset and Maximilian Schell. On her father’s side, Jolie is of German and Slovak descent, and on her mother’s side, she is of primarily French Canadian, Dutch, and German ancestry. Like her mother, Jolie has stated that she is part Iroquois, although her only known indigenous ancestors were 17th-century Hurons. Jon Voight at the Academy Awards in April 1988, where his children accompanied him
After her parents’ separation in 1976, Anjelina Jolie and her brother lived with their mother, who had abandoned her acting ambitions to focus on raising her children. Her mother raised her Catholic but did not require her to go to church. As a child, she often watched films with her mother and it was this, rather than her father’s successful career, that inspired her interest in acting, though at age five she had a bit part in Voight’s Lookin’ to Get Out (1982). When Jolie was six years old, Bertrand and her live-in partner, filmmaker Bill Day, moved the family to Palisades, New York; they returned to Los Angeles five years later. Jolie then decided she wanted to act and enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, where she trained for two years and appeared in several stage productions.
Angelina Jolie was born on the 4th of June 1975, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She is currently 45 years old.
|Birth Name||Angelina Jolie Voight|
|Nickname||Angie, Ange, AJ|
|Date of Birth||June 4, 1975|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Age||45 years old|
|Profession||Actress, Filmmaker, Activist|
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 6.5 inches|
Centimeters – 169 cm
Meters – 1.69 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 54 kg|
Pounds – 119 lbs
|Shoe Size||9 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US) / 8 (UK)|
|Distinctive Features||Full Lips|
Family and Education
Jolie’s parents are actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. She has an older brother named James Haven, who is also an actor. She is the niece of singer-songwriter Chip Taylor.
Angelina is of German and Slovak descent on her father’s side while she is of German, French-Canadian, and Dutch descent on her mom’s side.
After graduating from El Rodeo elementary school in 1989, Angelina Jolie attended William O. Schaefer School in Tappan, New York.
She then attended Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California. As a teen, she joined Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in West Hollywood, California, where she learned acting for 2 years and appeared in numerous stage shows.
Angelina Jolie Love and Married Life
Jonny Lee Miller (m. 1996; div. 2000) – Jolie and British actor Miller started dating during the filming of Hackers in 1995. They married in 1996 but the marriage didn’t go well for them, which ended in 1997. The couple were on good terms until they filed for divorce in February 1999, which was finalized in 2000.
Billy Bob Thornton (m. 2000; div. 2003) – Jolie pursued a relationship with her Pushing Tin co-star Billy Bob Thornton at the time of her divorce proceedings with her ex-husband Miller. The couple married on May 5, 2000, in Las Vegas. Jolie ended her relationship with her husband Thornton in 2002, with their divorce finalized on May 27, 2003. When asked about the sudden amicable, she said, “It took me by surprise, too, because overnight, we totally changed. I think one day we had just nothing in common. And it’s scary but … I think it can happen when you get involved and you don’t know yourself yet.”
Brad Pitt (m. 2014; divorced. 2019) – Jolie started dating her co-star and actor Brad Pitt during the filming of Mr. & Mrs. Smith but the two denied the allegations and remained low until Jolie came out that she was pregnant with his child in January 2006. The two instantly became media delights after their relationship news swirled around. It was widely reported that Jolie caused the divorce of actors Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston in October 2005.
The couple have six children, Maddox Chivan (Adopted Son), Pax Thien (Adopted Son), Zahara Marley (Adopted Daughter), Shiloh Nouvel (Biological Daughter), Knox Léon (Biological Son) and Vivienne Marcheline (Biological Daughter). They married on August 23, 2014, at their estate Château Miraval in Correns, France, however, they ended their relationship after two years of marriage, in September 2016. the court finalized their divorce on April 12, 2019.
Film Debut : Angelina Jolie made her theatrical film debut with the 1982 film, Lookin’ to Get Out as Tosh. She was credited as Angelina Jolie Voight in this film.
She has also appeared in a string of music videos including “Alta Marea (Don’t Dream It’s Over)”, “Stand by My Woman”, “Anybody Seen My Baby?”, “Did My Time” amongst others.
Television Debut : In 1997, Jolie appeared on CBS miniseries, True Women, for her role as Georgia Lawshe Woods.
She is arguably famous for her attractive lips. Famous for her roles in Lara Croft film series, Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010), A Mighty Heart (2007), Changeling (2008), Maleficent (2014), The Tourist (2010), to name a few.
Angelina Jolie Net Worth
Being considered as one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, Angelina Jolie has made a staggering net worth of $120 million US dollars. Films and endorsements form her fundamental source of earnings along with royalties, investments, and other business endeavors add up great value to Jolie’s net worth.
She owns several houses across the country, including her extravagant Chateau Miraval mansion of worth $35 million, which is set in a 1,000-acre estate in Provence. Her Los Feliz house in Los Angeles, valued at $1.75 million, which is her occasional gateway. She also New Orleans mansion which she purchased for $3.5 million. This house displays her luxurious lifestyle which is equipped with modern amenities.
Her Villa Costanza located in the picturesque Northern Italian hills of Valpolicella is another extravagant addition to her stunning estates’ portfolio. Angelina Jolie’s impressive collection of cars include Range Rover, Jaguar XJ, Ford Explorer, BMW Hydrogen 7 and Chevrolet Tahoe. This gorgeous lass also owns a private jet, Cirrus SR22, and a helicopter.
Angelina Jolie Favorite Things
- Food Brands – Cheerios (Brand of Breakfast Cereals), McDonald’s
- TV Programs – King Of The Hill, Game Show Network, Animal Planet
- People – Ayn Rand (Author)
- Bands – Madonna, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, The Clash, Matchbox Twenty
- Color – Black
Angelina Jolie Facts
- Jolie had aspired to become a funeral director when she was a child.
- Angelina Jolie has 3 lovely dogs. One is a Bulldog named Jaques and the other two are lovely pugs.
- She got media attention from her very young age as her parents were from the film fraternity.
- Jolie was among the Time 100, a list of the most influential people in the world as published by Time, in 2006 and 2008.
- She was named the world’s most powerful celebrity in Forbes’s Celebrity 100 issue in 2009.
- In October 2011, UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres presented Jolie with a gold pin reserved for the most long-serving staff, in recognition of her decade as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador.
- Jolie received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, an honorary Academy Award, from the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in November 2013.
- She was appointed an Honorary Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (DCMG) for her services to the UK’s foreign policy and campaigning to end sexual violence in war zones in June 2014.
- Queen Elizabeth II presented Jolie with the insignia of her honorary damehood during a private ceremony in October 2015.
- Jolie has undergone a double mastectomy to prevent the risks of breast cancer.