Date of Birth:
August 7, 1975
Benoni, South Africa Best Quotes:
“I've always said that I worry about being with a man who doesn't flirt.”
“As you get older, you get wrinkles and your boobs sag. But you get wisdom, too. So it's not all bad!”
“I don't really talk about my personal life and I don't really talk about my relationships. I'm not a big partier. I like the simplicity of my life, and I've chosen the kind of life I really want to live. I don't think my life is boring at all.”
Charlize Theron (born in Benoni, Transvaal Province, South Africa on August 7, 1975) is an actress, producer, and fashion model. She was born in South Africa, and her first language was Afrikaan. Charlize moved to Milan with her mother to pursue modeling. She eventually moved to New York and enrolled in the Joffrey Ballet School. She could not continue her dancing career due to a knee injury. Charlize kick-started her acting career when she moved to L.A. Her first big roles were in The Devil’s Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), and The Cider House Rules (1999). In 2003, she starred in the crime drama film, Monster. Her performance earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress, a SAG Award, and a Golden Globe Award.
Best Known For:
Her astounding acting skills, as demonstrated in her Oscar-winning role in Monster, as well as her gorgeous blond hair and green eyes.
Charlize dated actor Craig Bierko during the 1990s, and musician Stephan Jenkins shortly after. She dated Stuart Townsend, but the couple ended their relationship after nice years in 2010. Charlize adopted a son, Jackson, in 2012 and now lives in L.A.