Angelina Jolie Voight or is famously known for her celebrity name ‘Angelina Jolie’, is an American actress, model, voice actor, writer, screenwriter, author, director, and producer.
Stage Name: Angelina Jolie
Full Name: Angelina Jolie Voight
Birthday: June 4, 1975
Place of Origin: California, United States
Height: 5 ft. 6 in.
Sexual Orientation: Straight Female
Status: Divorced – Single
Spouse: Jonny Lee Miller 1996 to 1999, Billy Bob Thornton 2000 to 2003, Brad Pitt 2014 to 2019
Children: Shiloh, Vivienne, Maddox, Zahara, Knox, and Pax Jolie-Pitt
Profession: Actor, Fashion Model, Voice Actor, Screenwriter, Writer, Author, Film Director, and Film Producer
Total Net Worth: $120 million
Angelina Jolie Voight was born on June 4, 1975, in the city of Los Angeles, California, United States. Her parents are Marcheline Bertrand and Jon Voight, who by profession are actors. She has a brother named James Haven. Angelina’s grandparents are also actors, Maximilian Schell and Jacqueline Bisset.
She is a descendant of Slovak, German, French, Canadian, and Dutch ancestry. She is also part Huron and Iroquois.
Her parents decided to get separated, and Angelina, together with her brother, lived with their mother in 1976. Her mother gave up her acting career just to focus her attention in raising her children.
Both of the siblings were raised in a catholic religious household, however did not require them to attend the church.
Growing up, Angelina watched a lot of movies with her mother, and this influenced her to pursue a career in acting. Although her father was a successful actor, her mother was her inspiration for her acting.
At the age of 5, Angelina got her first exposure by playing a part in Voight’s film, titled, Lookin’ to Get Out, that was featured in 1982.
By the time she was six years old, her mother and partner Bill Day, moved together with the family to Palisades, New York, where after five years, decided to return to Los Angeles.
As they returned, Angelina pursued acting and enrolled at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, and trained for two years, making appearances in several stage productions.
She had her education at Beverly Hills High School. It was a different experience for her as she felt isolated with other of the children because of her mother’s modest income and she got teased by many because of her braces, glasses, and very thin figure.
Her early attempts in modeling, as insisted by her mother, was unsuccessful.
When she transferred to Moreno High School, which is an alternative school, she became a ‘punk outsider’, wearing all black clothes, partying and moshing, together with her live- in boyfriend. She discontinued her acting lessons and aspired to work as a funeral director.
Growing up as a teenager was difficult for Angelina, she had emotional difficulty connecting to other people and that resulted in self harm. She struggled with an eating disorder and insomnia. She even experienced series of depression that led her to attempt suicide, twice.
Anglina’s first marriage is with Jonny Lee Miller in 1996 and got divorced in 1999, her second marriage is with Billy Bob Thornton in 2000 and got divorced in 2003, and with Brad Pitt where they married in 2014, but got divorced in 2019.
She has 6 children namely, Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne.
Angelina started her career in 1991 to 1997. She decided to focus on acting at the age of 16. Initially, she found it challenging to pass auditions, because of her dark demeanor.
She made appearances in five of her brother’s films while attending the USC School of Cinema-Television.
She got her professional movie career in 1993, by playing her first lead role in a sci-fi movie, titled ‘Cyborg 2’. It was not really a success for her that it got her disappointed. She did not go to movie auditions for a year after.
She then continued with several supporting roles, and some of them were leading roles.
Her first movie that got her media attention was in 1996, Mojave Moon. Journalists stated that Angelina as an actress is adorable in the camera.
Her film career expanded when she won a Golden Globe Award for her performance in the film ‘George Wallace’. Her first breakthrough to stardom followed in 1998 when she portrayed the model Gia Carangi in a movie titled ‘Gia’.
She then continued to pursue a dedicated career, improving herself throughout the years.
She was able to play lead read roles in major films such as Kung Fu Panda Franchise, Salt, The Tourist, Maleficent Franchise, and several other more.
She is a well celebrated and successful movie producer and movie director.
Awards and Nominations
All throughout her career, Angelina has been an iconic image of her generation as the lead role model for women. Her success has earned her 60 winning awards and 148 award nominations. Here are some of her accomplishments in the movie industry, other associations, and humanitarian activities.
She has received nominations in Academy Awards, British Academy of Film Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, BlockBuster Entertainment Awards, Empire Awards, MTV Movie Awards, NAACP Image Awards, Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Golden Raspberry Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and Alliance of Women Film Journalists EDA Awards.
She has won awards in UN Correspondents Association, Premier Women in Hollywood Icon Award, Glamour Inspiration Award, LGBT History Month, Miscellaneous Film Awards, Film Festival Awards, Film Critics Awards, Saturn Awards, Satellite Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Academy Awards, and several other more.
Angelina Jolie Total Net Worth
Angelina is one of the most famous actresses of her generation. She is a well-known model because of her outstanding physical features.
She has a good personality and talent that made her successful in every endeavor of her career. She has an estimated earning of $20 million US Dollars in salary for a single role. She earns an estimated amount of $30 million US Dollars with her endorsements.
She has a total net worth of $120 million.