Milla Jovovich is an Ukrainian-born American actress best known for her portrayal of Alice / Alicia Marcus in “Resident Evil” film series. She first gained attention after playing Leeloo de Sabat in Luc Besson French science-fiction film “The Fifth Element”. She has appeared in a number of science fiction and action films. Alongside her successful acting career, Jovovich also earned fame as a singer, song writer and a musician with the release of the ‘Divine Comedy’.
Milica Natasha Jovovich (Pronounced mee-luh yo-vo-vitch)
Mila Jovović, Mishach, Мила Јововић
Former model, Actress, Musician
Birthday / Date of Birth
Milla Jovovich was born on December 17, 1975 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR (now Ukraine).
She\s currently 42 years old.
She spends her time between New York and Los Angeles in USA.
She has Serbian and Russian ancestry.
Her family moved to Sacramento, California, when she was five years old before settling in Los Angeles. There she attended public schools until 7th grade and at age 12, she dropped out to focus on modeling. She began modeling at the age of 9.
- Father – Bogdan Jovovich
- Mother – Galina Jovovich
- Siblings – Marco Jovovich (Brother)
Milla Jovovich has married thrice. She was first married to Shawn Andrews in 1992. She was then only 16 while Shawn was just 21. Their marriage ended in an annulment two months later.
Her second marriage was to director Luc Besson in 1997 but divorced two years later.
She is now married to English film screenwriter, producer and director, Paul W. S. Anderson. They both first met while working on the 2002 film Resident Evil, which Anderson wrote and directed, and in which Jovovich starred. Anderson proposed to Jovovich in 2003, and they got married on August 22, 2009. She gave birth to their first child, daughter Ever Gabo on November 3, 2007 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. They welcomed their second child, daughter Dashiel Edan, on April 1, 2015.
- In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
- In centimeters – 175 cm
- In meters – 1.7 m
- In Kilograms – 60 kg
- In Pounds – 132 lbs
- Measurements – 33-24-34
- Bust – 33 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 34 inches
- Bra Size – 32A
She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 4 (US).
- Husky voice
- Feline eyebrows
- Brown hair, green-blue eyes and pale skin
- Hyperactive personality
Milla Jovovich had her first role in “Two Moon Junction” in 1988, in which she played the role of Samantha Delongpre.
She landed her first major role at the age of 15 when she played the lead role of Lilli Hargrave in “Return to the Blue Lagoon”, in 1991.
Milla Jovovich made her acting debut in 1988 in the Disney Channel film “The Night Train to Kathmandu” for her role as Lily McLeod.
Milla Jovovich released her first studio album, “The Divine Comedy” in 1994. The album earned positive reviews and its single, “Gentleman Who Fell”, charted at number 21 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart.
She also released an electronic or folk or rock album called “The Peopletree Sessions” in collaboration with Emit Bloch in 1998/1999. In 2000, the album was chosen as the ‘CD of the Week’ and was given 4/5 stars by the Guardian newspaper.
She achieved huge success playing Alice / Alicia Marcus in “Resident Evil” film series. The success of the franchise made her one of the A-list actors in Hollywood.
Milla Jovovich has done endorsement work for brands like L’Oreal cosmetics, Banana Republic, Christian Dior, Donna Karan, Versace, Calvin Klein
Milla Jovovich Favorites
- Favorite Food – Carbohydrate related like bagels with butter, peanut butter, jelly, cakes
- Favorite TV Programs – The Simpsons (1989), King of the Hill (1997-2010), Malcolm in the Middle (2000-2006)
- Favorite Color – Pink
- Favorite Movie – The Shining (1980)
- Favorite Book – One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel García Márquez)
- Favorite Band – Electric Light Orchestra (British Rock Group)
- Favorite Drink – Sprite
Milla Jovovich Net worth
Milla Jovovich has a net worth of $40 million dollars.
Social Media Profiles
What an incredible trip to China we took for the #shanghaifilmfestival2017! Big thank you to @prada @bulgariofficial and @melvin0619 for making sure I was the most sparkling and best dressed girl in the room! Also to my amazing girl @veesback for always showing me so much love! I love you! If you're in China, follow me on weibo: millajovovich #shanghaidiary
Milla Jovovich Facts
She was discovered by the photographer Richard Avedon at the age of 11, and was featured in Revlon’s “Most Unforgettable Women in the World” advertisements, and on the cover of the Italian fashion magazine ‘Lei’ which was her first cover shoot.
She made her first professional model contract at the age of 12, and soon made it to the cover of ‘The Face’, ‘Vogue’, ‘Cosmopolitan’ and many other magazines.
In 1994, she appeared on the cover of ‘High Times’ in the UK, at the age of 18.
She has been featured on the cover of more than one hundred magazines worldwide.
In 1992, she was nominated for Young Artist Award for her performance in the film, ‘Return to the Blue Lagoon’.
In 2004, she made $10.4 million, becoming the highest paid supermodel in the world.
In addition to her native Russian, she also speaks Serbian and English.
She was named #98 in FHM list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World” the 2005.
She ranked #43 Sexiest Woman by the Spanish version of DT magazine in 2011.
She’s afraid of needles.
She won the Best Actress in a sci-fi/action film for her role in ‘Resident Evil: Extinction’ in 2008.
In 2008, she was ranked No. 90 on Ask Men’s Top 99 Women of 2008 Lis
Her action roles have given her a geek following for which MTV said she was “Every Geek’s Dream Girl”