How much is Angelina Jolie worth?
|Net Worth:||$110 Million|
|Date of Birth:||June 4, 1975|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Angelina Jolie
Born Angelina Jolie Voight, renowned American actress Angelina Jolie is a humanitarian, producer, and film director who started her acting career at a very young age. She was born in 1975 in Los Angeles California to actress Marcheline Bertrand and actor Jon Voight. She is a sister to actor James Haven and the niece to singer Chip Taylor. Angeline joined Strasberg Theater institute for her studies and later moved to Beverley hills high school. She also attended New York University and took a drama course.
Angeline is one of the highest-paid Hollywood actresses with numerous accolades such as an academy award for her supporting role in the movie The Girl and 3 Golden Globes awards. In her support for humanitarian issues she has also received awards and recognition.
Although she had other relationships, her relationship with Brad Pitt created major media attention. Together they had three biological children, Shiloh, and the twins, Knox and Vivienne. The couple also adopted three more children from different countries, Maddox from Cambodia, Zahara from Ethiopia and Pax from Vietnam.
As of 2020, we estimate Angelina Jolie has a net worth of $110 million dollars.
How Did Angelina Jolie Get So Rich?
According to Forbes, Jolie is ranked as one of the highest-paid actresses behind Scarlett Johansson, earning anywhere from $27 million dollars to $30 million dollars per year from her various roles. After starring in the film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider the movie went on to earn over $274 million dollars worldwide, resulting in Jolie quickly becoming the on-demand actress in Hollywood every one knows and loves. Nowadays she earns as much as $20 million per movie part.
Between the year 2001 and 2011, Jolie earned over $120 million dollars from movie salaries alone. The first Lara Croft movie made her $7 million dollars and she made even more for the second, a reported $12 million dollars for the role of the young adventurer. For Mr. and Mrs. Smith playing alongside her future husband Brad Pitt she made $10 million dollars, for Mighty Heart and Good Shepherd she earned $10 million dollars each. She made $19 million for Tourist starring alongside Johnny Depp and $20 million dollars for her role as Evelyn Salt in Salt.
She also founded her own Production Company called ‘Jolie Pas’ which has produced movies like Unbroken, By the Sea and Maleficent. Maleficent was a massive success raking in $758 million dollars globally. Aside from her roles in movies and producing, she also has lucrative endorsement deals. For example, she has a $12 million deal with the clothing brand St. John over a 3-year period. As well as a $10 million contract with fashion brand, Louis Vuitton.
Why Is She World Famous?
Jolie started acting at the very young age of 16. She had already accustomed to the glitz, glamor and stress of Hollywood walking the carpets alongside her father, Jon Voight. Yet she only became an actor in her own right when she made her first screen debut in the movie Get Out, in 1982.
She began her film career with parts in low budget movies, playing the primary role in Cyborg 2 in 1993 for example. In 1995 she played the supporting role in an independent film Without Evidence. Later that same year she played her first significant role in a Hollywood movie. She played a lead role as Kate Libby, in The Hackers.
Much of her early work didn’t get much attention, neither her nor the movies she was in. Her father was already successful yet Angelina was still relatively unknown. For example, despite The Hackers being her biggest movie to date at the time, it budgeted at just $20 million. It returned even less at the box office, grossing just $8 million.
In 1998 however she finally had her big break. After playing the role of a drug addict model, Gia Carangi, in the movie Gia, Jolie won multiple awards for her performance. She won awards from the Screen Actor Guild Award, and her first Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. She then went on to win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress with her performance of Lisa Rowe in “Girl, Interrupted” in 1999. She also starred in the comedy Pushing Tin alongside John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton, suddenly Jolie was one of the stars.
After her Oscar she became a successful actress in her own right landing fantastic roles in Lara Croft Tomb Raider in 2001, The Cradle of Life 2003, Taking Lives and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow in 2004. In 2005 she played Mrs. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Smith alongside Brad Pitt, soon after becoming romantically involved.
She had excellent performances in The Good Shepherd in 2006, Beowulf in 2007, and also gave a perfect performance as Marianne Pearl in A Mighty Heart in 2007. In 2008 Jolie lent her to the character of Master Tigress in Kung Fu Panda, as well as stared in the movie Wanted that same year.
Her career really picked up as she played a mother investigating her son’s reappearance and disappearance in the 2008 Changeling. The role landed her first Oscar nomination in the category of ‘Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role’.
In the years after, Jolie began to emerge not just as a world-class actor, yet also as a screenwriter and a director as well. She directed her first script In the Land of Blood and Honey which was a very small release, grossing just $1.1 million, yet received very good reviews. Later in 2014 she directed her second movie ever, the world war 1 drama Unbroken. This time to phenomenal success, the movie grossed $163 million on a $65 million dollar budget.
Later that same year she gave a brilliant performance in Maleficent. She played the lead role of ‘Maleficent’, a kind-hearted fairy deceived by the love of her life seeking vengeance. The movie was a massive success and the highest grossing Angelina Jolie movie to date, pulling in $759 million dollars at the global box office.
In 2015 she directed, wrote and starred in the film By the Sea along with Brad Pitt, and later in 2017, First They Killed My Father.
In addition to acting and producing, Jolie has received fame and numerous awards for her humanitarian work. In 2002 the Church World Service honored her with the inaugural Humanitarian Award. She has also received an aware from the United Nations in 2003. The United Nation Association of the USA honored her with a Global Humanitarian Action Award in 2005 and a Global Humanitarian Award from International Rescue Committee, in 2007.
In 2011 she was honored as a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nation High Commission for Refugees as the longest-serving staff. She continues working as a humanitarian dedicated to her different causes. She got the Jean Hearsholf Humanitarian Award from Academy of Motion Pictures, Art and Science in 2013. St George and Michael also appointed her as the Commander of Order in 2014, and in 2015 Jolie got recognition from Queen Elizabeth when she received an honorary damehood.
What Makes Jolie So Successful?
Angelina has had a very successful acting career, as well as a highly successful movie produced and directed by her. She has acted in more than 30 box office films in her thirties and is one of the most bankable actresses in the movie business.
Although she almost gave up her acting career in the early nineties, her determination and passion drove her to achieving success soon after. She got a lot of attention by acting daring roles that led her to receiving awards, such as her role as Gia which was her first major break. She has won the Golden Globe award and Academy award for her acting, as well as many different nominations including Emmy awards. Aside from acting, she was voted as the most beautiful woman by Hello magazine in 2013.
Angelina has a passion about making a difference in the world. After visiting Cambodia to play the role of Lara Croft she went back to visit the refugee camps in 2000. Jolie discovered a lot regarding the life of the refugees. She donated money to different organization globally, in support of them. She also begged for assistance from famous leaders to help in supporting refugees’ and ending their problems. Her determination to help them led to her United Nation High Commission for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador.
Overall Angelina Jolie is successful because she wanted to step out of the shadow of her father, and become a successful actress in her own right. She has very much succeeded in her mission and, as of 2020, we calculate she is worth about $110 million dollars. Having already earned $35 million so far this year alone….
Inside Angelina Jolie’s Life
Angelina Jolie’s acting career made her who she is, it forged her through early hardship and set her free through her later success. She is among the highest paid actresses’ globally commanding as much as $20 million per major movie part. She has directed, produced and featured in many movies such as Girl Interrupted banking prestigious awards and nominations, as well as capital and rave reviews. She has also received numerous awards for her humanitarian work that she has been committed to around the world. Currently, she is the Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR. Aside from her career, she is also a mother to her biological and adopted children and an inspiration to us all.