Angelina Jolie is an internationally acclaimed American actress, filmmaker and activist. An academy Award winner as well as the most popular actress of Hollywood, she has been voted as the “most beautiful woman” by famous magazines like Vogue, Esquire, Vanity Fair and Hello. Forbes declared her as one of the highest paid actresses in the world with over $160 million in net worth. In addition to acting and other endeavors, Angelina is well-recognized for her humanitarian works, who had donated millions of money for several noble causes.
Take a look at this biography that profiles detailed information about her childhood, acting career, personal life, family, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Angelina Jolie Biography
Angelina Jolie Voight
Angie, Ange, AJ
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist
Birthday / Date of Birth
Angelina Jolie was born on 4 June 1975, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
She is currently 42 years old.
After graduating from El Rodeo elementary school in 1989, Angelina Jolie went to William O. Schaefer School in Tappan, New York.
She then attended Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California. At her teens, she joined Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in West Hollywood, California, where she learned acting for 2 years and appeared in numerous stage shows.
She is of German and Slovak descent on her father’s side while she is of German, French-Canadian, and Dutch descent on her mom’s side.
- Father – Jon Voight (Actor)
- Mother – Marcheline Bertrand (Actress)
- Siblings – James Haven (Actor) (Older Brother), Chip Taylor (Singer-songwriter) (Uncle)
- Jonny Lee Miller (m. 1996; div. 2000)
- Billy Bob Thornton (m. 2000; div. 2003)
- Brad Pitt (m. 2014; separated 2016)
Angelina Jolie and her former husband Brad Pitt have six children, Maddox Chivan (Adopted Son), Pax Thien (Adopted Son), Zahara Marley (Adopted Daughter), Shiloh Nouvel (Biological Daughter), Knox Léon (Biological Son) and Vivienne Marcheline (Biological Daughter).
- In feet – 5 feet 6½ inches
- In centimeters – 169 cm
- In meters – 1.69 m
- In Kilograms – 59 kg
- In Pounds – 130 lbs
- Measurements – 36-23-35
- Bust – 36 inches
- Waist – 23 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 34C
She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 6 (US).
Angelina Jolie made her theatrical film debut with the 1982 film, Lookin’ to Get Out as Tosh. She was credited as Angelina Jolie Voight in this film.
She has also appeared in a string of music videos including “Alta Marea (Don’t Dream It’s Over)”, “Stand by My Woman”, “Anybody Seen My Baby?”, “Did My Time” amongst others.
In 1997, Jolie appeared on CBS miniseries, True Women, for her role as Georgia Lawshe Woods.
She is arguably famous for her attractive lips.
Famous for her roles in Lara Croft film series, Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010), A Mighty Heart (2007), Changeling (2008), Maleficent (2014), The Tourist (2010), to name a few.
Angelina Jolie Favorites
- Favorite Food Brands – Cheerios (Brand of Breakfast Cereals), McDonald’s
- Favorite TV Programs – King Of The Hill, Game Show Network, Animal Planet
- Favorite People – Ayn Rand (Author)
- Favorite Bands – Madonna, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, The Clash, Matchbox Twenty
- Favorite Color – Black
Angelina Jolie Net worth
Being considered as one of the highest paid actresses n Hollywood, Angelina Jolie has made a staggering net worth of $160 million US dollars as of 2017. Films and endorsements form her fundamental source of earnings along with royalties, investments, and other business endeavors add up great value to Jolie’s net worth.
She own several houses across the country, including her extravagant Chateau Mirval mansion of worth $35 million, which is set in 1,000-acre estate in Provence. Her Los Feliz house in Los Angeles, valued at $1.75 million , which is her occasional gateway. She also New Orleans mansion which she purchased for $3.5 million. This house displays her luxurious lifestyle which is equipped with modern amenities. Her Villa Costanza located in the picturesque Northern Italian hills of Valpolicella is another extravagant addition to her stunning estates portfolio.
Angelina Jolie’s impressive collection of cars include Range Rover, Jaguar XJ, Ford Explorer, BMW Hydrogen 7 and Chevrolet Tahoe. This gorgeous lass also owns a private jet, Cirrus SR22 and a helicopter.
Social Media Portfolio
She’s not on social media.
Angelina Jolie Facts
Jolie aspired to become a funeral director since she was a child.
Angelina Jolie has 3 lovely dogs. One is a Bulldog named Jaques and other two are lovely pugs.
She got media attention from her very young age as her parents were from film fraternity.
Jolie was among the Time 100, a list of the most influential people in the world as published by Time, in 2006 and 2008.
She was named the world’s most powerful celebrity in Forbes’s Celebrity 100 issue in 2009.
In October 2011, UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres presented Jolie with a gold pin reserved for the most long-serving staff, in recognition of her decade as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador.
In November 2013, Jolie received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, an honorary Academy Award, from the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
In June 2014, she was appointed an Honorary Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (DCMG) for her services to the UK’s foreign policy and campaigning to end sexual violence in war zones.
Queen Elizabeth II presented Jolie with the insignia of her honorary damehood during a private ceremony in October 2015.
Jolie has undergone double mastectomy to prevent the risks of breast cancer.