27 Facts About Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie Facts



Angelina Jolie is an American actress & film director, famous for her role as Lara Croft.

If you’re in love with her, check out these fun facts!

Her full name is Angelina Jolie Voight. She is 49 years old and was born on June 4, 1975, in Los Angeles, California.

Her parents are actors; Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand.

Her brother, James Haven, is also an actor.

She has German, Slovakian, French Canadian, Dutch and Iroquoin ancestry.

At six years old, she appeared onstage with the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.

Her first acting role was alongside her father in Lookin’ to Get Out in 1982.

At fourteen, she aspired to be either a model or a funeral director.

Angelina suffered with depression, self-harm and drug abuse as a teenager.

She has starred in numerous music videos’, including Lenny Kravitz, Meat Loaf and Korn.

Her first major leading role was in Cyborg 2 in 1993.

She gained recognition for her portrayal of model Gia Carangi in the HBO film, Gia.

Starring as Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Angelina gained international fame.

Whilst filming Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Angelina performed her own stunts.

She has voice acted for various children’s films including Shark Tale and the Kung Fu Panda franchise.

Her first award was a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress, for her role as Cornelia Wallace in George Wallace (1997).

When the Disney character Dumbo learnt to fly, she cried.

Angelina is left-handed.

She stands at 5’8″.

She has at least fourteen tattoos.

She used to own various reptilian pets, including snakes.

She has been married twice. Both marriages to Billy Bob Thorton and Johnny Lee Miller ended in divorce.

Sky Movies viewers voted her the number one star that men would kiss under the mistletoe.

People Magazine voted her the Most Beautiful Woman in the World.

She has a fondness for Liverpool Football Club.

She became a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in 2001.

Angelina has six children with partner Brad Pitt: Maddox (whom she adopted from Cambodia), Zahara (whom she adopted from Ethiopia), Shiloh (natural birth in Namibia), Pax (whom she adopted from Vietnam) and twins Knox and Vivienne (natural births in Nice).

She became engaged to Brad Pitt in April 2012.

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