Angelina Jolie is an American actress and Filmmaker. She is also known for her humanitarian work. The epitome of beauty has been listed as one of the highest-paid Hollywood actress’ multiple times. She gained fame after playing the role of Gia Carangi in the HBO film, her film Gia, released in the year 1998. She has also done movies like Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Changeling, Girl, Interrupted, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, and more. She has been awarded Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards.
Childhood and Teenage years
Angelina Jolie is the daughter of Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight. Born on the 4th of June 1975, in Los Angeles, California. The American actor took inspiration for acting from her parents. Even her mother, Marcheline Bertrand, was an actress.
Angelina started studying at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute at the age of 11 and appeared in many stage productions. Her mother also studied here. At 16, she took the path of modelling and also appeared in many music videos. Around the age of 20, she got into the habit of taking drugs while self-medicating to get through unsolved mental health issues. During this period, she was also struggling with an unattended eating disorder.
Marriage Life and Children
Angelina is a mom to six children. Three of her children are biological, two of which are twins. Namibia, Knox and Vivienne. And three adopted children: Maddox, Pax, and Zahra.
Her marriage life has been a rollercoaster; She has been married three times and been divorced all three times. Angelina also identifies herself as bisexual, she has said, admitting she would have married Jenny Shimizu if she would not have been married to Miller. Jolie met the actor on the set of Foxfire and Shimizu was a fellow actor in Lara Croft. She was married to Johnny Lee Miller in but later called it quits in 2000. The marriage between her and co-star Billy Bob Thornton lasted only two years. She also Married Brad Pitt in 2014 and later divorced him in 2019.
Angelina Jolie's Humanitarian Work.
- Her humanitarian work took a shot during the filming of the movie Tomb Raider in Cambodia. Where she visited an orphanage, falling in love with the South Asian country. She also adopted her first child Maddox.
- She has her book "Notes from My Travel" whose profits go to UNHCR.
- In 2012 Angelina Jolie was appointed as Special Envoy for Refugees.
- The first picture of her daughter was sold off by Jolie for 4.1 million. Also, her first pictures of her twins, of 14 million, which she later donated to a charity.
- Recognized for her humanitarian work, she has received eight awards.
Here are the list of Brands Endorsed by Angelina Jolie
Angelina has long been a spokesperson for St. John, which is a California-based knitwear brand. The brand has been involved in charities. The campaign featuring Angelina Jolie had a classic look to it with black and white pictures.
The luxury brand made it known that 12 million was being paid to Angelina for the campaign and also got a seat on the board of St. John. She convinced the brand to set up a charity for children and got ownership for the shares. She looked absolutely stunning for campaigns for the spring/summer collection. Later in 2010, the brand dropped Jolie as the face of the brand.
Angelina Jolie was the new face for the first “core values” ad campaign for Louis Vuitton in 2011. The ad was shot in Cambodia, which ran for about eighteen months. The shooting took place in the Siem Reap province setting with Angelina sitting in a wooden boat in the natural surroundings in her khaki travel clothes, bare feet.
The ad campaign had been shot by Annie Leibovitz. The behind-the-screen scenes have a different story. Angelina's children were also present with her during the shoot.
A portion of the amount she got for the campaign was donated to a charity by her. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have also launched Jolie Maddox Pitt Foundation. The campaign was created to redefine travel in an emotional way. Something which is a personal journey of self-discovery, interpreting it in a new light. Angelina Jolie was reportedly paid $10 million for the ad campaign with Louis Vuitton.
MAC Cosmetics × Disney's Maleficent
MAC decided to collaborate with Disney launching a new limited edition product line in 2014 inspired by Disney's Maleficent, which included makeup for face, eyes, lips and nails. Angelina Jolie wore Mac's Matte Lipstick in Disney movie Maleficent. The line consisted of shades of red, gold and brown with a range of lipsticks and eyeshadows. Sculpting powder, nail lacquer, lip pencils and lip glass.
Mon Guerlain sparkling bouquet campaign introducing a perfume bottle, Eau De Parfum intense featuring Angelina was launched in 2019. It was shot by Emmanuel Lubezki, who has won three consecutive Oscars. The ad was shot at Angelina's rural home in Cambodia. Shot with a tribute to femininity as wild, young, and free outside the normal visual clichés. The perfume was created by Thierry Wasser and Delphine Jeck. It is a combination of Jasmine Sambac, lavender, Sandalwood and vanilla that creates a vibrant and sensual fragrance.
Angelina's current take on refugee issues
She continues to spread awareness and speak about issues that matter on her social media platforms. She recently brought the situation in Afghanistan to light and attended the testimony of the four athletes against the doctor, which also includes Simone Biles.
What is Angelina Jolie's real name?
Angelina Jolie's real name is Angelina Jolie Voight.
What is the net worth of Angelina Jolie?
Angelina Jolie has an estimated net worth of $120 million.
What is the age of Angelina Jolie?
Angelina Jolie was born on 4 June 1975 and is 46 years old.
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