Hollywood film industry is one of the largest film industries in the world. When we talk Hollywood movies, we recall one name, Angelina Jolie. She is one of the beautiful actresses in as we see ever. She was born on June 4, 1975, in Los Angeles, California, USA. She belongs to stars family. Her father is also an actor, his name is Jon Voigh. Her mother's name is Marcheline Bertrand; she is an actress and producer. Her grandparents; Jacqueline Bisset and Maximilian Schell also an actor.She has a brother James Haven, who is an Actor, director, producer, and writer. When she was a child she often watched movies of her father. She was inspired by her father's success, which helped her to become a successful actress. After the one year of she born, her parents were separated and she lives with her mother. At the age of five, she had a little role in her father's movie. When she was six, her mother shifted Palisades, New York with new live-in partner Bill Day. After five years they moved to LA. First Jolie attended Beverly Hills High School and sometime later she transferred to Moreno High School. Later Jolie decided to become an actor and joined Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, where she trained for two years with several stage productions appearance. In her young age, she was suffering from many difficulties; including teased by other students due to her physical appearance, struggled with insomnia etc. When she was 19, became a drug-addicted; particularly used heroin. She suffered from depression and committed suicide at the age of 19 and 24. And at the age of 24, she has experienced a nervous breakdown and admitted to UCLA Medical Center for 72 hours.
Education and Career
Capable performer Angelina Jolie learned at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in her initial adolescents and later went to New York University where she contemplated filmmaking and composing. In her teens, she studied embalming with the goal of becoming a funeral director. Since 1982 to present days she active in Hollywood film industry. At the teenager, she wanted to become a funeral director but she turned to acting and modeling at the age of 14. Her early attempted in modeling was unsuccessful. She started acting at the age of 16, but her luck didn't support her and got the rejection in every audition. Instead of that, she appeared in several rock videos and in five of her brother’s student videos. In1993, her career in film professionally began with a first leading role in Cyborg 2. After that her luck again did not support her and she did not get any chance in films. In 1995, she again appeared in a supporting role on Without Evidence. On the following year, she starred in her first Hollywood picture, Hackers; which became a flop at the box office. Until that days her filmy career was not got success. After 1988, her career was turned after receiving Best Supporting Actress award from the film, George Wallace. Since 1988, she never needs to look back and become a most iconic actress in the Hollywood film industry. She also involves in social works. She was made a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency in 2001. She has continued to draw attention to global issues.
As we already mentioned that Angelina is one of the most beautiful and successful actresses as well as a business woman. Now we are going to discuss her personal life including her nationality, married life, dating history, children etc.
Multi-talented actress Jolie belongs to an American nationality but she is of German and Slovak descent from her father's side and primarily French Canadian, Dutch, and German ancestry from her mother's side. Because of her father left, when she was less than a year old, she changed her surname, Voight and put her middle name, Jolie. This was granted by the court on September 12, 2002. At a young age, she was in a serious relationship for 2 years. When she was 16, she broke up with childhood sweetheart and moved to an acting career.In 1955, during the shooting of Hacker, she romanced with actor Jonny Lee Miller. Later, in March 1996 both got married. In 1999, they got separated but her divorce was finalized in the year of 2000. On the following year when she got first marriage, she met model and actress Jenny Shimizu on the set of Foxfire. According to sources, both were in a relationship although she got a husband and other private affairs. On that time the rumors came out she is a bisexual. On May 5, 2000, she again married with actor Billy Bob Thornton.She met him on the set of Pushing Tin in 1999. Her dating time and gossip were not cleared with Billy but their married news became viral in media. Her second marriage also ended after two years of getting married and divorce was finalized on May 27, 2003. Again she fell in love with actor Brad Pitt on the set of Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2005. Her relationship with Pitt became a highlighted in media and earned a name Brangelina. Both got engaged in 2012 and got married on August 23, 2014. After two years of marriage, they got separated in September 2016. Now, these days she probably single. She is a mother of six children. Among them, three kids are adopted. She adopted the first child on March 2002, who was 7 years old Maddox Chivan. Again she adopted six-month-old daughter Zahara Marley on July 6, 2005. She gave birth of three children from husband Brad. On May 27, 2006, she gave birth to first daughter, Shiloh Nouvel. Shiloh's first picture was sold by the distributor of Getty Images for charity. Also, sold by People and Hello Magazine for $4.1 and $3.5 million respectively. On March 15, 2007, she again adopted three-year-old son Pax. She gave birth of twins; son Knox Léon, and a daughter Vivienne Marcheline on July 12, 2008.Their picture also sold with $14 million. Her total estimated net worth is $160 million.
Awards and Achievements
During Jolie's more than three decades filmy career, she was nominated over 15 times for different awards. For the first time with her beginning time of career, she was nominated for the Outstanding Supporting Actress on the Emmy Awards from movies George Wallace in 1988.On the following year; she got Best Supporting Actress for the same movie in Golden Globe Award. In she won two awards from the Gia for the Best Actress and Outstanding Female Actor in Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award respectively. In 2000, She again won three awards from the film Girl, Interrupted. Also, she won Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture and Outstanding Supporting Female Actor in Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award respectively. On the year of 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012 she nominated more than seven times for the Best Actress, Outstanding Leading Female Actor, and Best Foreign Film from the movies, A Mighty Heart, Changeling, The Tourist and In the Land of Blood and Honey respectively. She also achieves Humanitarian Awards besides her filmy career. In 2001, she achieved Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency for her advocacy and work in obtaining aid for refugees in many countries. Similarly, in 2005, she won Global Humanitarian Action Award.
Filmography and Television series
At a young age, Angelina started film journey. Although she got unsuccessful in beginning period, she establishes herself as a top listed actress in the history of Hollywood. She appeared more than 40 films and some videos during her career. Some of her selected movies are; Lookin’ to Get Out (1982); George Wallace (1997); Cyborg 2 (1993); Love is All there Is (1996); Mojave Moon (1996); Firefox (1996); Playing God (1997); True Woman (1997); Gia (1998); Hell’s Kitchen (1998); Girl, Interrupted (1999); Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001); Life or Something Like It (2002); Beyond Borders (2003); Shark Tales (2004); Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004); The Fever (2004 TV); Alexander (2004); Taking Lives (2004); Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005); Gone in Sixty Seconds (2006); A Mighty Heart (2007); Beowolf (2007); Wanted (2008); Changeling (2008); Kung Fu Panda (2008); Wanted (2008). Salt (2010); Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011); Maleficent (2014); Made in Hollywood Now -TV Show (2014).
Social network sites
Angelina Jolie is one of the top rank celebrities of internet search engine. As we can see she is a media friendly person who never hides any personal and professional matter from media. She has a Twitter account, where we can see her latest updated post. She also uses Instagram, where she has 7.4m followers.