Angelina Jolie, born on June 4th, 1975 in Los Angeles California USA is a Hollywood actress, producer-director, and a humanitarian. she has received Academy award and three golden globe awards. Also has been the highest-paid Hollywood actress for several years.
Angelina was born to father Jon Voight and mother Marcheline Bertrand. Jon Voight is a famous Hollywood actor. Angelina started her career as a child actor alongside her father Jon Voight. In the movie looking to get out in 1982. However, she debuted in a small role in a low budget movie cyborg 2 ten years later in 1993.
Followed by her first leading role in the film, Hackers in 1995, She starred in the critically acclaimed biographical cable films like George Wallace (1997) and Gia (1998), and won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama Girl, Interrupted (1999).
Her role as the video game heroine Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) established her as a leading Hollywood actress. She continued her action-star career with Mr. & Mrs Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), and Salt (2010). She also received critical acclaim for her performances in the dramas. Such as A Mighty Heart (2007) and Changeling (2008), which earned her a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actress.
Her most significant commercial success came with the fantasy film Maleficent (2014). Angelina Jolie in 2010 expanded her career into directing, screenwriting, and producing. She produced and directed war dramas like In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011), Unbroken (2014), and First They Killed My Father (2017).
Angeline Jolie with Brad Pitt
On January 11, 2006, Angelina Jolie came out in public to conform to the people that she was pregnant with Brad Pitt’s child hence making their relationship public. This was the beginning of the relationship publicly as we know it. The couple after being together for seven years announce the engagement in 2012 and eventually got married on August 23, 2014, at their France chateau.
Brangelina became the most powerful brand and the most sort after couple in Hollywood. The first pic of their child was soled for their charity so that the paparazzi don’t get them. People and Hello bought the pictures North American rights for 4.1 million USD and British rights for 3.5 million USD
The couple also debuted their own wine, which was made in their 1000 acre vineyard named after their house Chateau Miraval in Correns, France. later given an award for the best vintage wine. All 6000 bottles were sold within minutes and the award-winning rose was Top vintage by Wine Spectator.
The couple did a lot of things together, be it raising 6 children together, doing humanitarian work or making award-winning wine at their french chateau. Though all the tabloids were fixated on the couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt continued doing what they do.
Unfortunately, in September 2016 Angelina Jolie filed for a divorce from husband Brad Pitt stating irreconcilable differences. They both were married for 2 years and were together for the past 12 years. In a statement, Brad Pitt told the tabloids that this was for the well being of their children
Angelina Jolie has 6 children three of them are biological and three of them adopted.
On March 10, 2002, Angelina Jolie adopted her first child Maddox Chivan. He was a 7-month-old baby from an orphanage in Battambang, Cambodia. Maddox was born as a Rath Vibol in a local village of Cambodia. She visited the village while filming the movie Lara Croft Tomb Raider in 2001. The adoption process was halted due to US governments ban on adoption from Cambodia due to child trafficking allegations. However, Angelina was successful in getting the adoption done lawfully.
Angelina Jolie adopted 6-month-old Zahara Marley from an orphanage in Addis Ababa utopia on July 6, 2005, this was Jolie’s second adopted child. Zahara was born as Yemsrach on January 8, 2005, in Awasa.
In May 2016 Jolie and Pitt travelled to Namibia for the birth of their first biological child. She gave birth to a daughter, Shiloh Nouvel, in Swakopmund. This was their third kid.
On March 15, 2007, Angelina Jolie adopted a son, three-year-old Pax Thien, from an orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Pax Thien was born as Pham Quang Sang on November 29, 2003, in HCMC. Jolie applied for the adoption after she visited the orphanage with Brad Pitt in November 2006. Jolie applied for adoption as a single parent, because Vietnam’s adoption regulations do not allow unmarried couples to co-adopt.
In May 2008 at the Cannes Film Festival, Angelina Jolie confirmed that she was expecting twins. later on, she spent two weeks in a seaside hospital in Nice for the delivery. For the two weeks she spent there, the French photographers camped outside on the promenade to get a glimpse of the newborn and the expecting mother. She gave birth to a son Knox Leon and a daughter Vivienne Marcheline on July 12, 2008, the first pictures of Knox and Vivienne were directly sold two People and Hello magazine for 14 million dollars the most expensive celebrity photographs ever taken. All the proceeds were donated to the Jolie-Pitt foundation