Born to Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight and actress Marcheline Bertrand, Angelina Jolie was destined to become a star from the very first day of her birth. The actress, author and film director was born on June 4, 1975 and was raised by her mother as her parents got separated just one year after Angelina Jolie’s birth. Angelina Jolie had interest in the field of acting since her childhood and joined Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in order to polish her naturally gifted acting talent. At the age of 14, Angelina dropped out of her acting school after deciding that she wants to become a funeral director. During that time, Angelina entered in the field of modeling. Her extremely attractive looks and talent was recognized by everyone and soon she started receiving offers for role in various films.
After appearing in several music videos, Angelina Jolie finally made her acting debut in 1993 with a low-budget movie Cyborg 2. She next appeared in a supporting role in Without Evidence but the film that established Jolie as a rising star of Hollywood was Hackers in 1995. In 1998, she played lead role in film “Gia”, portraying supermodel Gia Carangi which earned Angeline huge praise from both critics and the fans.
The biggest turn in Jolie’s career came in 2001 when she appeared in the movie named, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. The movie became immensely popular internationally and earned Jolie the reputation of a female action star. Due to the films popularity and success, a sequel of the film was released in 2003 which also did pretty good business on box-office. During her highly successful career, Angelina Jolie has appeared in large number of movies and some of her biggest hits are Wanted, Salt, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, The Tourist and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. For her fabulous acting, she has also received several awards throughout her career.
Apart from her acting career, Angelina Jolie has been consistently working for humanitarian causes and has also served as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. Angelina Jolie is often referred as one of the most beautiful women in the world so there is no surprise in the fact that many men have got attracted to her. Jolie’s personal life has always quite disturbed. First due to her parents and than because of her own relationships. She has been married twice, first with Jonny Lee Miller (1996-1999) and then with Billy Bob Thornton (2000-2003). She is currently in a relationship with famous Hollywood actor Brad Pitt. The couple confirmed their relationship in 2006 and announced their engagement in 2012. The couple currently lives with their six children including three sons and three daughters.
Angelina Jolie Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Angelina Jolie Voight
- Nicknames: Angie, Ange, AJ
- Occupation: Actress, Activist, Film Director
- Date of Birth: June 4, 1975
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Height: 5′ 7″ (1.69 m)
Angelina Jolie Favorite Things:
- Hobbies and Interests: Collecting first edition books and dagger
- Favorite Color: Black
- Favorite Food: Fast Food (McDonalds)
- Favorite Drink: Tequila
- Favorite Book: Vlad the Impaler: In Search of the Real Dracula by M.J. Trow’s
- Favorite Television Series: King of the Hill, Animal Planet
- Favorite Perfume: Carolina Herrera (prefers unisex scents)
- Favorite Music: Madonna, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Matchbox 20, The Clash
- Favorite Lipstick: Urban Apothecary‘s “Charm” (Prefers Nude Lipsticks)
- Favorite Pet: Bulldog
Angeline Jolie Interesting Facts:
- Her childhood dream was to become a Funeral Director.
- Angelina Jolie used to own several pet reptiles which also included two snakes.
- She decided to undergo a double mastectomy in order to decrease her chances of getting breast cancer in the future.
- The Hollywood diva lives her life according to one rule: Divide your earning in three parts, spend one, give away one and save one part.