Angelina Jolie's parents are Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. Jon Voight is a famous actor known for his roles in films like "Midnight Cowboy," "Deliverance," and "Coming Home," while Marcheline Bertrand was an actress and producer.
Jolie's family includes her brother James Haven, who is also an actor, and her six children. Her children are Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne. Maddox, Pax, and Zahara were adopted from Cambodia, Vietnam, and Ethiopia, respectively, while the other three are her biological children with ex-husband Brad Pitt.
Angelina Jolie's Early Life
Angelina Jolie was born on June 4, 1975, in Los Angeles, California, to actor Jon Voight and actress Marcheline Bertrand. Her parents divorced when she was just one year old, and she and her brother James Haven were primarily raised by their mother.
As a child, Jolie struggled with various personal issues, including self-harm and depression. She attended several different schools, including the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City, but she struggled academically and dropped out of high school at age 16 to pursue a career in acting.
Angelina Joli's Relationships
Angelina Jolie has had several high-profile relationships over the years. She was married three times and has had other notable romantic relationships.
In 1996, Jolie married British actor Jonny Lee Miller, whom she had met on the set of the movie "Hackers." The couple divorced in 1999.
In 2000, Jolie married actor Billy Bob Thornton after a brief courtship. The couple gained widespread media attention for their unusual displays of affection and quirky behavior. They divorced in 2003.
Jolie's most famous relationship was with actor Brad Pitt, whom she met on the set of "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" in 2004. They began dating shortly after Pitt's divorce from actress Jennifer Aniston. Jolie and Pitt were together for over a decade and were married in 2014. They have six children together, three of whom were adopted internationally. The couple separated in 2016 and their divorce was finalized in 2019.
Aside from her romantic relationships, Jolie has been very involved in humanitarian work and has served as a special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). She has been awarded several honors for her humanitarian work and activism, including the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2013 Academy Awards.
Angelina Jolie's Acting Career
Angelina Jolie is a highly acclaimed actress with a career spanning over three decades. She has received numerous awards for her work, including an Academy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Jolie's breakthrough role came in the 1999 movie "Girl, Interrupted," for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has also starred in several other successful movies, including "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," "Changeling," "Maleficent," and "By the Sea," which she directed and starred in alongside Brad Pitt.
In addition to her film work, Jolie has also worked in television. She directed and produced the 2011 film "In the Land of Blood and Honey" and the 2014 film "Unbroken." She also directed the 2017 film "First They Killed My Father," which was based on a memoir about the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.
Jolie is known for her versatile acting skills and ability to portray complex and diverse characters. She has been praised for her performances in dramatic roles, action-adventure films, and more recently, her work in fantasy films such as "Maleficent" and "Eternals."