Evergreen and beautiful, Charlize Theron is a famous South African and American actress who has done numerous award-winning films in her career. Charlize Theron is also a film producer. Let’s find out how much is Charlize Theron’s net worth in 2018.
Charlize Theron Early Life
Charlize Theron was born on August 7, 1975, in Benoni, South Africa. Her father was Charles Jacobus Theron and her mother is Gerda Jacoba Aletta. She is the only child and was born in an Afrikaans family. She is believed to be of Dutch as well as French and German descent. Charlize Theron grew up on her parent’s farm in Benoni which is close to Johannesburg.
Charlize Theron’s father was an alcoholic and use to drink a lot. Once, her father came drunk and attacked Charlize and her mother with the intention of killing them. Charlize’s mother shot her father in order to save their life. Her mother didn’t face any charges against the murder as it was proved as a self-defense in the court.
Charlize Theron attended Putfontein Primary School and then was sent to boarding school. She is graduated from the National School of Arts in Johannesburg. Charlize is fluent in English, although her first language is Afrikaans.
Charlize Theron has dual citizenship of the United States of America and South African. Charlize has dated quite a few men in her life. She was in a relationship with an Irish actor, Stuart Townsend. The couple met on the set of the movie, ‘Trapped’. The couple lived together for many years but ultimately decided to end their relationship.
Then, Charlize started dating an actor, Sean Penn. The two were engaged, but after two years couple decided to split due to their personal differences. Charlize has two kids, a girl, and a boy, both are adopted. She has never been married.
Charlize Theron Career, Awards & Achievement
In order to pursue her dream of acting, Charlize Theron moved to Los Angeles, where she met a talent agent who introduced her to a casting agent. Soon, she landed her first film role, but it was a non-speaking role in a film, ‘Children of the Corn III’. Then she received a proper vocal role, almost after a year in the movie, ‘Two Days in the Valley’.
One of her breakthrough roles came when she was offered a role in the movie alongside Keanu Reeves and Al Pacino. Her talent was appreciated by a lot of audiences in the movie, ‘The Devil’s Advocate’. Then she appeared in ‘The Cider House Rules’, an award-winning movie.
Again, Charlize teamed up with Keanu Reeves in the movie, ‘Sweet November’. Then came one of her best movie, ‘Monster’, where she played the role of a prostitute who turns murderer. She has appeared in numerous famous movies including, ‘The Life & Death of Peter Sellers’, ‘North County’, ‘Aeon Flux’, etc. Her first movie as a producer was ‘Sleepwalking’, where she also starred in the movie.
Recently she played a negative role in the movie franchise, ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’. She was also the part of the sci-fi movie, ‘Prometheus’. Charlize also appeared in the movie, ‘Mad Max: Fury’, which received a lot of positive comments throughout the world.
Awards & Achievements
Charlize Theron is one of the most talented actresses in Hollywood. Her list of nominations is quite big, so as her awards she has won. One of her biggest achievement would be winning the Academy Award for the Best Actress. She was also won the Critics’ Choice Movie Award twice, Golden Globe Award, Saturn Award, etc.
Net Worth of Charlize Theron
The estimated net worth of Charlize Theron is approximately $130 million. Most of her net worth comes from her movie career. She is definitely worthy of a success of this magnitude.
At 42, Charlize Theron still looks young and stunningly beautiful. She is one the most versatile actress in the Hollywood, who has appeared in the romantic drama as well as action pack movies. This talented blonde is currently single and enjoying her life with her two adopted kids.