Who is Angelina Jolie?

Who is Angelina Jolie?

Angelina Jolie was born on June 14, 1975, in Los Angeles, California. She is an American actress and director. 

She is the daughter of famed actor Jon Voight and actress Marcheline Bertrand

She gained fame in her first leading role in the film Hackers (1995). She won her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama Girl, Interrupted (1999). 

She gained even more popularity by playing video game heroine Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and its sequel The Cradle of Life (2003). 

She continued becoming a lead action star with Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005) along with her ex-husband Brad Pitt, and in Wanted (2008). 

Angelina Jolie with her ex husband Brad Pit

She earned critical acclaim for her performances in A Mighty Heart (2007) and Changeling (2008), which earned her a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actress. 

She even went into directing with her first feature In the Land of Blood and Honey in 2011, followed by UnbrokenBy the Sea and First They Killed My Father

Jolie is also known for her humanitarian work with the United Nations.

Angelina is popularly known for taking her friend’s  Jennifer Aniston’s then-husband Brad Pitt, whom she started dating after the movie Mr. and Mrs. Smith.

Angelina and her ex-husband have 6 kids together. Three biological, ShilohKnox and Vivienne, and three adopted, MaddoxPax and Zahara

They officially tied the knot on August 23, 2014 in France. On September 20, 2016, it was announced that Angelina filed for divorce from Brad, allegedly citing Brad’s parenting techniques. 

She recently lost the custody case to Brad.

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