Who is Julia Roberts?
Giving emotions and voice to the characters that have none is like adding a great worth to them. Acting is not everyone’s cup of tea. One must have excellent skills to add life to the fictional characters. One such name that is doing great in Hollywood is Julia Roberts. She is an American actor and a producer.
Roberts made her screen debut through the TV series named Crime Story in the 1980s. From there she led to the path of films. Julia established her name in the film industry during the 1990s. Since then, she has been achieving success in this industry. During the 1990s and the half of the 2000s, Julia was one of the highest-paid actors.
Julia is thankful to his brother Eric as he offered her the episodic role of the farmer’s daughter in his film that did not require any special skills. After that Roberts got a role of a rock singer in the film Satisfaction. In the same year, 1987 she got her first major role in the film “Mystic Pizza” where she played the role of a waitress of the cafe.
- Celebrity Name: Julia Roberts
- Full Name: Julia Fiona Roberts
- Gender: Female
- Birth Date: October 28, 1967
- Birth Place: Smyrna, Georgia
- Age: 53
- Height: 5′ 9″
- Weight: 58 Kg
- Nationality: American
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Status: Married
- Husband: Daniel Moder
- Children: 3
- Profession: Actor and Producer
- Net Worth: $250 Million
Julia was born in Smyrna Georgia on 28th October 1987. Her father, Grady Roberts was a Baptist while her mother, Betty Lou Bredemus was a Catholic. She was raised to be Catholic. Her older brother, older sister, and her niece are also in the same industry.
Julia’s parents were married in 1955 but in 1971 her mother filed for divorce. In 1972, when the divorce was settled she started living with her mother. Later her mother married Michael Motes who was generally unemployed and abusive. Julia hated him.
She lived in Smyrna, Georgia where she attended Fitzhugh Lee Elementary School, Griffin Middle School, and Campbell High School. Julia wanted to be a Veterinarian when she was a child. After attending high school, Julia attended Georgia State University. She did not complete her graduation and shifted to New York City to pursue her career in acting. There she enrolled herself in the acting classes.
Julia has been in a relationship with Matthew Perry, Liam Neeson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, and Jason Patric. However, in 1993, she married Lyle Lovett. On 25th June, the ceremony took place at St. James Church in Marion, Indiana. Later in 1995, they were separated and then divorced.
Julia and Daniel Moder met each other on the set of The Mexican in 2000. Later in 2002, they took their wedding vows at her ranch in Taos, New Mexico. The happy couple is the parents to 3 children, a twin’s daughter and a son born in November 2007 and another son born in June 2007.
Julia Roberts made her first big-screen debut in the film Satisfaction in the year 1988 with Liam Neeson and Justine Bateman as a band member looking for a summer gig. Before this film, she had played a small role in the film Blood Red which was not released until 1989.
Roberts had her first critical success with moviegoers was her performance in the film, Mystic Pizza in the year 1988. In the same year, she got a role in the fourth-season finale of Miami Voice. In the following year, Julia was featured in Steel Magnolias as a young but diabetic bride. She received awards for her excellent performance in this film.
Julia became an international when she was starred with Richard Gere in the Cinderella-Pygmalionesque story. She did many movies during this time and each one was successful. In the upcoming years, she had a break of 2 years and returned to the film industry when her fans inquired about her whereabouts. Some of the next films here were not successful but she worked hard.
Eventually, she made a comeback in Hollywood. Since then she is working in the same field and achieving great heights day by day. Some of her recent films include Wonder (2017), Money Monster (2016), and Makers: Women Who Make America (2014).
Awards and Achievements
Julia Roberts is one of the best actresses in Hollywood. She had performed many outstanding characters. Her fans love the way she portrays any character and they support her for her every role. She had been nominated 106 times for several awards and out of them, she won 61. Some of them were highly recognized award ceremonies.
Julia has been nominated 4 times for the Oscar award and won 1 in the category of Best Actress in a Leading Role for her role of Erin Brockovich. Also, she won 3 times the Golden Globes, USA. In 2001 she received the BAFTA Film Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for Erin Brockovich.
In 2011 she won the Board of the Governor’s Award and in 2014 she was nominated for Critics Choice Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress. In 2019, Roberts was nominated for the CinEuphoria award in the category of Best Actress – International Competition.
Her fans expect more of her work and awards for her in the upcoming years.
Julia Roberts Total Net Worth
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As of now, Julia Roberts’s total net worth is $250 Million.
Julia is one of the best actresses in Hollywood. As a child, she wanted to be a veterinarian but later she decided to pursue her career in acting. She shifted to New York City and enrolled herself in the acting classes. She started her career via TV series but eventually, she led her way to the films. Her debut was in the film Satisfaction in the year 1988, since then Julia never looked back. She received tons of love from her fans.