Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie is an actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian who has made a significant impact on both the entertainment industry and various humanitarian causes. Angelina Jolie has continued to use her platform to raise awareness and support for various causes and remains an influential figure in both the entertainment industry and humanitarian work.

Angelina Jolie Biography

Angelina Jolie Biography

Angelina Jolie Early Life

Angelina Jolie was born (on June 4, 1975) in California, United State of America. The parents of Angelina Jolie are Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. Her parents divorced when she was a toddler, and Jolie was raised primarily by her mother. She had a brother, James Haven, who is also an actor and director.

Jolie showed an interest in acting from an early age and began taking acting classes at the age of 11. She later attended Beverly Hills High School, where she felt like an outcast among her privileged classmates. Despite this, she excelled academically and was a model student.

Jolie’s early experiences with acting were largely shaped by her parents’ careers. Her father, Jon Voight, was a successful actor, while her mother, Marcheline Bertrand, was a producer and actress who had appeared in several films and TV shows. Jolie’s mother instilled in her a love of humanitarian work, and Jolie would later become known for her humanitarian efforts around the world.

Jolie’s early life was marked by both privilege and personal struggles. She had access to the best education and resources but also faced challenges related to her family and mental health. Despite these obstacles, Jolie persevered and became one of the most successful and recognizable actresses in the world.

Angelina Jolie career

Jolie started acting at a young age, and her first role was in the film “Lookin’ to Get Out” (1982), in which she appeared alongside her father. Jolie’s breakthrough role came in the 1998 HBO television film “Gia,” in which she played the tragic supermodel Gia Carangi. She won critical acclaim for her performance and received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film. She then starred in the 1999 film “Girl, Interrupted,” for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Jolie continued to work in films throughout the early 2000s, starring in movies such as “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” (2001), “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” (2005), and “A Mighty Heart” (2007). In 2008, she starred in the action film “Wanted,” which was a commercial success.┬áJolie has also worked as a filmmaker. She made her directorial debut with the 2007 documentary “A Place in Time,” which she also produced. She went on to direct the feature films “In the Land of Blood and Honey” (2011), “Unbroken” (2014), and “By the Sea” (2015), in which she also starred alongside her husband at the time, Brad Pitt.

In recent years, Jolie has continued to act in films such as “Maleficent” (2014) and its sequel “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” (2019). She also starred in the films “First They Killed My Father” (2017) and “Those Who Wish Me Dead” (2021), which she also produced. Jolie’s career has been characterized by her versatility as an actress, her humanitarian work, and her emergence as a filmmaker. She has won numerous awards for her work, including an Academy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Angelina Jolie’s Personal Life

Jolie has been married three times. Her first marriage was to British actor Jonny Lee Miller in 1996, but the couple divorced in 1999. She then married actor Billy Bob Thornton in 2000, but they separated in 2002 and officially divorced in 2003. After Pitt and Aniston announced their separation in early 2005, Jolie and Pitt went public with their relationship.

Jolie and Pitt were together for 12 years and had six children together: three adopted children from Cambodia, Ethiopia, and Vietnam, and three biological children. The couple got engaged in 2012 and married in a private ceremony in France in 2014.

Jolie has been very open about her struggles with mental health and has discussed her past struggles with depression and self-harm. She has also been vocal about her decision to undergo a preventive double mastectomy in 2013 after learning she carried a mutation in the BRCA1 gene, which greatly increased her risk of developing breast cancer. Jolie has had a complex and multifaceted personal life, but she has also been a force for good in the world through her advocacy and humanitarian work.