|Net Worth in $||$100 Million|
|Date of Birth||4th June 1975|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Johnny Miller (1996-1999)|
Billy Bob Thornton (2000-2003)
Brad Pitt (2014-2019)
|Profession||Actress, Filmmaker, Humanitarian|
Introduction of Angelina Jolie
Jolie is one of the world’s most renowned actors. There are many reasons behind her popularity world over. Perhaps it is because of the many years she’s been practicing her trade, or the many divorces she’s had or her mastery of the act. Personally, I know her because of how good she is in acting. She is also decorated and has featured with other leading actors, including her former husband Brad Pitt, to produce one of the most entertaining blockbusters. Angelina Jolie net worth is more than $100 million every year.
The Early Life of Angelina Jolie
Angelina was born in 1975 to a family of actors. She grew up looking up to her parents, Jacqueline Bisset and Maximilian Schell. Jolie’s parents separated when she was only one. Jolie and her brother went with her mum. The mother was forced to part ways with her acting career to concentrate on raising her children.
During her childhood, Jolie and the mother would watch films together. This is one of the reasons Jolie got fond of acting and movie making. As a child, she also featured in a movie his father had a role.
Angelina had a tough life growing with ups and downs. At one time, she recalls contemplating suicide. She’s even been admitted for 72 hours before. Angelina Jolie has had a bumpy relationship with his father growing up, and that has, on several occasions, spilled to the public.
As Jolie fought internal battles, she relentlessly worked hard to keep her acting career alive. Her life changed when she adopted her first child.
Angelina’s career started when she was only seven. Her father was also an actor, and she made an appearance in one of his features. That was back then in the year 1982 in the film Lookin’ to Get Out. At that time, it appeared as if she was still being groomed. It was until 1993 in the movie Cyborg 2 that she started to get the world’s attention. Two years later, Jolie landed a leading role in Hackers. The 1995 premiered production was another hit. Slowly by slowly, Jolie was gaining popularity and proving her salt.
In 1997 and 1998, the mother of six featured in George Wallace and Gia biographies. It didn’t go for long before Jolie was appreciated with an Academy Award for Best Supporting actress. This award came in 1999 thanks to her excellent performance in the drama, Girl, Interrupted.
By the age of 26, Angelina had established herself as a top Hollywood figure. Her greatness was stamped by her leading role in Lara Croft – Tomb Raider. This was around 2001. After that, it was time for Angelina to ride on her fame and success. She kept giving her best, and that is why she has remained relevant for decades.
Between 1991 and 1997, Jolie worked hard to establish herself. As she worked on her career, her family issues were bringing her down. Jolie was persistent, and that is why her breakthrough came between 1998 and 2001. After that, she became a household name and received mainstream recognition. It is in 2002 that Jolie, the list of Hollywood’s highest-earning actresses. This was to be the case for around five years.
Jolie featured in many films that mostly received criticism. She would be appreciated for acting like a “tough” character and be criticized for going soft. That did not deter her from working for what she wanted.
Awards and Nominations
Angelina is one of the most decorated actors in the world. Out of 148 nominations, she has won 60 of them, including joint wins. She has been nominated twice each for Academy, British Academy Film and Primetime Emmy Awards. Out of the total six nominations, Jolie has won only once the Academy Awards. Also notable is the eight times she has been nominated for the Golden Globe Awards. Out of the eight, she has clinched three. A show of how competitive the Hollywood scene is considering how gifted Jolie is.
Also, she had been nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Awards four times, winning twice. These nominations show how good and consistent for the many years she been in the acting arena. It is not easy considering the emergence of young talents every other time.
Jolie also won the Favorite Actress; Action in 2000 and Drama in 1999. This was after her performance in the movies Gone in 60 Seconds and Girl, Interrupted, respectively. There are many more nominations she received and awards Jolie won.
Angelina Jolie Net Worth and Salary
Angelina Jolie net worth is believed to be $100 Million. In 2011 she signed a deal with Louis Vuitton worth $10 Million. Apart from that, she earns between $7 Million and $15 Million per movie. 2009, 2011 and 2013 saw Jolie listed on Forbes as the highest-paid actress on Hollywood. Luxurious as she is, Jolie continues to give back to society through her foundation.
The Bottom Line
Angelina Jolie has been resilient and continues to be a highly sought after brand. Her success as an actress came in the early 2000s, and since then, she has not looked back even as she faced challenges. Jolie has had to fight internal battles that, at one point, threatened her existence. Other than a glamourous career, Jolie has been divorced three times.
But, that’s her private life and courtesy dictates we leave that for her to sort as we appreciate her massive contribution to the world. She remains to be one of the actresses upcoming female performers look up to. Angelina Jolie has, on several occasions, been the highest-paid Hollywood actress. This is because of her acting prowess and influence. As a result, she has also landed lucrative deals like the Louis Vuitton contract.