Whenever the talk of perfection arises, the name of Angelina Jolie is not far behind. The most striking and beautiful lady in Hollywood, Angelina is also one of the most influential and talented of all. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Angelina Jolie in 2019!
Early Life & Biography
Angelina Jolie Voight was born on 4th June 1975 in Los Angeles, California to Marcheline Bertrand and Jon Voight who both had been famous actors in their time. She also has an older sibling, a fellow actor, named James Haven. Her mother left her career to take care of her children after she got divorced from Angelina’s father. When Angelina was 12, she decided to enroll herself in Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute where she got the chance to participate in several theatrical plays.
She went to Beverly Hills High School but later changed to Moreno High School. At 16, she graduated and rented her very own apartment. She always struggled with depression and anxiety which led her to self-harm. She even considered suicide twice when she was in her twenties. When she was 26, she adopted her first baby, and after that, her life became considerably stable.
Angelina has been involved in quite a few relationships from the beginning of her career with many of her co-stars including her ex-spouses Jonny Lee Miller, Billy Bob Thorton, and Brad Pitt. Out of the many, her most talked-about relationship has been with Brad Pitt, who is also the biological father of three of her children, two daughters named Shiloh Nouvel and Vivienne Marcheline, and a son named Knox Léon. The rest of Angelina’s angels were adopted by her over a period of time. Maddox Chivan, her first child, was from Cambodia, Zahara Marley was from Ethiopia, whereas Pax Thien was from Vietnam. Being a child’s right activist and a humanitarian, Angelina has always spread awareness regarding women and child healthcare and development.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Angelina Jolie began her acting career when she was 16. In 1993, she got her first role in ‘Cyborg 2’, a sci-fi movie which was straight-to-video. Her Hollywood debut was in the film ‘Hackers’ which gained considerable recognition. She starred in many movies after that including ‘Love Is All There Is’ (1996), ‘Mojave Moon’ (1996), Foxfire (1996), Playing God (1997), etc. She came into the limelight after her performance in ‘George Wallace’ for which she even won a Golden Globe Award. ‘Gia’ (1998), a movie in which Angelina portrayed a supermodel whose life was destroyed due to her drug addiction, proved to be a major breakthrough for her.
Her next appearance in ‘Girl, Interrupted’ (1999) only furthered her critical acclaim as an actress. In 2000, she appeared in the blockbuster film ‘Gone in 60 Seconds’ which was her highest grossing film that time. A year later, ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ became a global success which made Angelina Jolie a worldwide sensation. In 2002, she was one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood. She then starred in several films which didn’t make much of a profit at the box office neither garnered any critical appreciation. One such film was the sequel of ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.’ In 2005, ‘Mr. And Mrs. Smith’ got released in which she appeared alongside Brad Pitt. In 2006, her appearance in ‘The Good Shepherd’ earned positive reviews. From then on she has worked in many hit movies like ‘Salt’ (2010), and ‘Maleficent’ (2014), and became the highest paid actress in Hollywood.
For her fantastic acting, Angelina has won many accolades including 4 Golden Globe Awards, 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 1 Academy Award, and an ASC Award.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Angelina Jolie’s primary income is through her acting. Although she has earned quite a lot, being the highest paid actress as well as having many brand endorsements, Angelina’s net worth is still $170 million which is low considering her earnings. This is because of her engagement with various charities as well as her active participation in relief camps and movements as a humanitarian. She even sold her newborn children’s pictures to raise funds for charities.
Angelina Jolie is one of the most influential celebrities all over the world, and not just because of her unsurpassed acting skills but also because of her dedication towards spreading awareness regarding the social issues we face in today’s times. She is a perfect example of beauty and kindness combined.