Angelina Jolie Biography: Age, Husband, Boyfriend, Children, Siblings, Mother, Father, Cars, Houses, Instagram, Talent, Occupation, Net Worth, Business, Manager, And More Details About Her

Angelina Jolie Biography: Age, Husband, Boyfriend, Children, Siblings, Mother, Father, Cars, Houses, Instagram, Talent, Occupation, Net Worth, Business, Manager, And More Details About Her

Angelina Jolie Voight is an American actress born on June 4, 1975. She is one of the most successful and highest paid Hollywood actresses and a recipient of several laurels and awards in Hollywood and in other humanitarian sectors.
Jolie is widely known for her role as Lara Croft in the popular action movie “Lara Croft : Tomb Raider” which was widely loved and later adapted into a game.

Angelina Jolie’s first appearance on screen was in 1982 at age seven, on the movie “Lookin’ to Get Out” where she acted alongside her father, Jon Voight. She didn’t land any other major roles till 1993 when she appeared in “Cyborg 2”. Two years after that, in 1995, she got her first lead role in a Hollywood movie in “Hackers”.

In 1996, Jolie starred in “Love is all there is” and also appeared in “Mojave Moon” for which The Hollywood Reporter gave a good review. In 1996, she played Legs in “Foxfire” and starred with David Duchovny in the thriller “Playing God” (1997). She then featured as a frontierswoman in the CBS miniseries “True Women” in the same year. Later the same year, Jolie won a Golden Globe Award and got nominated for an Emmy Award for her performance in “George Wallace” which also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film. After this win, her prospects in the movie industry began to improve.

Shortly after, Jolie’s big break came when in 1998, she played Gia Carangi in the biopic “Gia”. She gained wide recognition for her role in this movie, partly as she portrayed a fierce act of the life and times of world renowned supermodel Gia Carangi. This performance won her a second consecutive Golden Globe Award, her first Screen Actors Guild Award, and another Emmy Award nomination.

After a while, Jolie opted for night classes at New York University to study directing and screenwriting. She returned to the screen in “Playing by Heart” (1998) and won the Breakthrough Performance Award from National Board of Review. She then co-starred with Denzel Washington in “The Bone Collector” (1999).

Come 2001, she starred in “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” which made her an international superstar. It required her to take up intensive martial arts training as she had to play the archeologist adventurer Lara Croft; she was generally praised for her performance.

She went on to appear in a good number of other movies, some of which didn’t fare so well and had critics dropping bad reviews, but most of her movies were generally hailed and did well at the box office including the reprisal of her role as Lara Croft. By 2002, she became one of Hollywood’s highest paid actresses, earning $10 – $15 million per film for the next five years

In 2005, she marked yet another box office success with the action-comedy “Mr & Mrs Smith” in which she co-starred with Brad Pitt. By 2008, she was considered the highest paid actress in Hollywood, earning $15 – $20 million per film. She starred in other films such as “Wanted” (2008), “Changeling” (2008), “Salt” (2010), “The Tourist” (2010), “Maleficent” (2014) and its reprisal in 2019, the list goes on. She has also worked with many co-stars and won many awards for her works.
Asides movies, Angelina Jolie is a passionate humanitarian, going on field missions and giving donations to refugee camps and war-torn countries like Cambodia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kenya, Namibia as well as the International UNHCR Emergency Appeal.

She was UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador for over a decade and later promoted to the rank of Special Envoy to UN High Commissioner António Guterres in 2012. She established charity foundations to build and fund medical facilities and education for young girls and immigrants as well as provide free legal aid to minors and refugees. She has championed several campaigns for humanist causes and has won many recognitions for her works including Queen Elizabeth II’s insignia of honorary damehood during a private ceremony in October 2014.

Full Name: Angelina Jolie Voight
Age: 47 years old
Birthday: June 4, 1975
Net Worth: $120 million
Children: Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt, Max Thien Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, Knox Léon Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt.
Siblings: James Haven (brother)
Partner: Brad Pitt (divorced 2019)
Nationality: American
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5′ 6½” (1.69m)
Profession: Actress, Producer
Father: Jon Voight
Mother: Marcheline Bertrand

Angelina Jolie was born in Los Angeles, California, on June 4, 1975 to Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. Her father is of German and Slovak descent while her mother is French-Canadian. Both her parents are actors and belong to a larger family of actors and entertainers. Her brother and only sibling, James Haven, is also an actor. Angelina Jolie’s parents got separated a year after she was born; alongside her brother, she grew up with her mother who had a film-maker partner named Bill Day.

In 1981, the family moved to Palisades, New York. She attended Beverly Hills High School and Moreno High School and at both schools, she was picked on and didn’t have a very happy social life. When they returned to Los Angeles in 1986, Jolie signed up at the Lee Stratsberg Theatre Institute where she learnt acting for two years.

While living with her mother, at about 14 years, she had a live-in boyfriend whom she engaged in punk lifestyle and knife-play with. She dropped out of her acting classes. She graduated from high school at 16 years, broke up with her boyfriend and rented her own apartment, then she resumed theatre classes.

As a teenager, Jolie was in and out of bouts of depression, she struggled with insomnia and eating disorders; and sometimes resorted to self harm. Soon after, she started using drugs especially heroin. She attempted suicide twice; at age 19 and 22. At 24, she experienced a nervous breakdown and had to be admitted to the psychiatric ward at the UCLA Medical Centre.
She became a lot more stable when two years later, she adopted her first child, Maddox.

Angelina Jolie Biography: Age, Husband, Boyfriend, Children, Siblings, Mother, Father, Cars, Houses, Instagram, Talent, Occupation, Net Worth, Business, Manager, And More Details About Her

In 1995, while playing her first lead role in “Hackers”, Angelina Jolie started a relationship with actor Jonny Lee Miller. They were married in March 1996. The marriage was thriving until they seperated on good terms the following year, although they still remained friends. They were officially divorced by 1999.

On the set of “Foxfire” in 1996, before her marriage to Miller, Jolie fell in love with model and actress Jenny Shimizu. Jolie said she would have married her if she hadn’t married Miller. Their relationship continued for years, even after Jolie was involved in other relationships.
Jolie dated actor Timothy Hutton, her co-star in “Playing God” (1997). She married actor Billy Bob Thornton in May 2000 in Las Vegas after meeting on the set of “Pushing Tin” (1999). They both adopted a child from Cambodia in March 2002 but suddenly seperated 3 months later. By March 2003, they were divorced.

She fell in love with actor Brad Pitt during the filming of “Mr & Mrs Smith” (2005) and by January 2006, they were expecting their first child together. They were a glamorous Hollywood couple for a long time and announced their engagement in April 2012 after having a family of six children, three of whom were adopted. They got married in August 2014 and she as well as the children took on his surname “Pitt”. On September 19 2016, Jolie filed for divorce due to differences, this was finalized in April 2019.

Jolie didn’t have a fine relationship with her father since he left the family after she was born. Even after doing a couple of movies, she legally removed her surname”Voight” in favour of her middle name in 2002. Her mother, Marcheline Bertrand, died in 2007 from ovarian cancer and three years after that, she reconciled with her father after the very long family feud.

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