Angelina Jolie is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She has been named Hollywood’s highest-paid actress a few times. She might be the best known for her roles in movies like Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), and Maleficent (2014). Let’s learn more about her life, career, and earnings.
On 4th June, 1975, in Los Angeles, California, U. S., Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand welcomed their daughter Angelina Jolie Voight into this world. Jolie has an older brother James Haven. The two of them lived with their mother when their parents got divorced. Jolie attended Beverly Hills High School, but later was transferred to Moreno High School. At the age of 16, she graduated from high school, and rented her own apartment. By age 20, she had used „just about every drug possible“, particularly heroin. She experienced a nervous breakdown, and was self-destructive, until she adoped her first child. In 2007, her mother died from ovarian cancer. Jolie and her brother have had a dysfunctional relationship with their father, but in 2010, they reconciled.
Jolie’s acting career started with her appearances in five of her brother’s student films, and also in some music videos, indlucing Lenny Kravitz’s Stand By My Women (1991), Antonello Venditti’s Alta Marea (1991), The Lemonheads’s It’s About Time (1993), and Meat Loaf’s Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through (1993). In 1993, she played her first leading role in Cyborg 2. Other Jolie’s early work include Hackers (1995), Love Is All There Is (1996), Mojave Moon (1996), Foxfire (1996), Playing God, (1997), and True Women (1997). Her first breakthrough came when she portrayed supermodel Gia Carangi in HBO’s Gia (1998). She played in several blосkbuѕtіng fіlmѕ ѕuсh аѕ Веоwulf (2007), Wаntеd (2008), Кung Fu Раndа (2008, 2009 аnd 2016), Ѕаlt (2010), and Тhе Тоurіѕt (2010), аmоng оthеrѕ.
She directed some films including Unbroken (2014), By the Sea (2015), and First They Killed My Father (2017).
From 1996 to 1999, Angelina Jolie was married to a British actor Johnny Lee Miller. Her second marriage lasted for three years, from 2000 to 2003. She was married to an American actor Billy Bob Thornton. Their marriage was a favorite topc of the entertainment media, because of their public declarations of passion and love, including wearing one another’s blood in vials around their necks. Jolie’s relationship with an American actor Brad Pitt started as a Hollywood scandal, since many accused her of having an affair with him while he was married to Jennifer Aniston. In 2006, Jolie confirmed that she was pregnant with Pitt’s child. Their twelve-year relationship resulted with six children, three of whom were adopted. The couple got married in 2014, but the marriage didn’t last long. Their divorce was messy, and finalized in 2019. They share six children: Maddow Chivan, Pax Thien, Zahara Marley, Shiloh Nouvel, Knox Leon, and Vivienne Marcheline.
Because of the kiss she and her brother shared in 2000, many talked about their incest relationship.
Angelina Jolie’s net worth is estimated up to $150 million.