Angelina Jolie Net Worth
Who is Angelina Jolie ?
Who is not familiar with America’s sweetheart ‘Angelina Jolie’! She is an American actress, humanitarian and a filmmaker too. Angelina Jolie or rather Angelina Jolie Voight was born on 4th of June, 1975. She is Hollywood’s top rated actress and has bagged numerous prestigious awards. Her social and humanitarian work is an example for all. Angelina or ‘Angie’, as her fans call her, was born in Los Angeles California. Her father, Jon Voight, and mother, Marcheline Bertrand were actors too, thus, we see that acting runs in her blood.
Early childhood and work :
Angelina’s father left her and her mother when she was just a child in 1976. Her mother gave up her acting career to raise her kids. This left a deep impact on her tender mind in her childhood. Angelina’s childhood was not as pleasant as normal children have. She went through a lot and then recollected herself to stand in the position in which she is today. Her father’s successful acting career made her gain interest in acting as a career. Her very first acting role was in ‘Lookin’ to get out’ with her father in 1989.
During her early years, Angelina suffered from serious depression, insomnia, drug addiction and eating disorders. She tried to harm herself many times too. Only at the age of 26, when she adopted her first child, she was able to find stability and positivity in her life.
Her professional career started when she played a lead role in Cyborg 2(1993). Then followed her other roles in movies like ‘Without Evidence’ (1995), ‘Hackers’ (1995), ‘Love Is All There Is’ (1996), ‘Gone In 60 Seconds’ (2000) etc.
Angelina first attended Beverly Hills High School, where she was unable to connect with other students as they hailed from affluent families, while her mother only earned enough to make ends meet. Later she was admitted to Moreno High School, where she spent her days dressed as punk and gothic. Her lobe for acting made her join Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, where she took acting classes and also acted in many stage shows.
Known for :
Angelina’s main recognition started when she appeared in a lead role in Lara Croft : Tomb Raider (2001). The movie went to become super successful and earned $167 million worldwide. Her other remarkable roles were in Original Sin (2001), Lara Croft Tomb Raider : The Cradle Of Life(2003), Mr. And Mrs Smith (2005), A Mighty Heart (2007), Beowulf (2007) , ‘Girl, Interrupted’ etc.
She has bagged numerous prestigious awards like Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, ASC Governors Award.
Angelina Jolie is also widely popular for her humanitarian work. She joined and has ambassadorship of United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees(UNHCR). She also donated $1million to UNHCR emergency appeal, which is the largest donation ever made by a person. She is actively participating and donating to those who are in grave need of help.
Net worth $160 million :
Angelina Jolie is one of the top paid actress in Hollywood. Her works in movies like Mr and Mrs Smith, Lara Croft Tomb raider, Kung Fu Panda, Maleficent are among the top most grossing movies. Angelina has a mansion worth $35million in Chateau Mirval, which she owns collectively with Brad Pitt even after the divorce as an investment. She owns another mansion worth $3.5 million in New Orleans. Her other exquisite property includes Villa Constanza in Italy worth $40 million.
Angelina is also a proud owner of a private jet Cirrus SR2 and a helicopter too. Her luxurious cars include Range Rover, Jaguar, Mercedes etc.
Personal life :
Angelina Jolie fell into serious relationship at the age of 14. She had a live in relationship with her bf during her schooling years. She also dated Jonny Lee Miller, Jenny Shimizu, Timothy Hutton, Billy Bob Thornton, Colin Farrell, Nicolas Cage and Brad Pitt. Angie faced three unsuccessful marriages with Jonny Lee Miller, Billy Bob Thornton and Brad Pitt.