- Charlize Theron age: How old is Charlize Theron?
- Charlize Theron net worth
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South African television and film personality Charlize Theron was born 7th August 1975 in Benoni, South Africa which makes Charlize Theron age of 42 years old now. She is the daughter of Gerda Jacoba Aletta and Charles Jacobus. She is from Afrikaner family and belongs to Dutch, French and German ancestry. At the age of six years old, Theron began learning ballet lessons. To motivate her, her parents sent her to a Johannesburg Boarding School to study dance at the age of twelve. Her father Charles struggled with alcoholism as he became physically abusive. In the year 1991, her father violently attacked her and her mother. Then, Charlize Theron mother Gerda shot and killed Charles. The murder was an act of self-defense so her mother was never charged with a crime. Later, Gerda took over the company that Charles owned and Theron concocted the long-standing story that her father had been killed in a lethal car accident.
Charlize Theron net worth
By profession, Charlize Theron is South African born American actress and film producer. At the age of sixteen, she took part in a local modeling contest in Johannesburg and won the contest. After that, Theron traveled to Italy where she won the International New Model Today competition and began her modeling career. According to Charlize Theron bio, two years later she left modeling to pursue a career in dance. In New York, she went to the Joffrey Ballet School where she was trained as a ballet dancer. Her interest is dancing narrowed due to several knee injuries. So, she decided to pursue the career in acting and moved to Los Angeles. In 1994, she quarreled with a bank teller who did not allow her to withdraw $500 from a South African account. She subsequently earned the attention of a fellow bank’s regular client John Crosby, a Hollywood manager. He immediately offered to sign Theron and within months she made her acting debut in a small role in Children of the Corn III in 1995, 2 Days in the Valley and That Thing You Do! in1996.
Later, she starred in The Devil's Advocate in 1997 and a leading role in Disney's remake of Mighty Joe Young in 1998. In 1999 Theron made appearances in notable films such as The Astronaut's Wife opposite Johnny Depp and The Cider House Rules with Tobey Maguire. In 2001, again she joined with Reeves for the tearjerker Sweet November and two years later appeared in the heist thriller The Italian Job in 2003. Her performance in Monster, a biopic about serial killer Aileen Wuornos was welcomed with positive acclaims and respect. Theron gained close to 40 pounds for the role and her performance won her both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. Some of her other remarkable are In the Valley of Elah in 2007, Sleepwalking in 2008 in which she served as a producer also, The Burning Plain in 2009, Young Adult in 2011 Prometheus in 2012, A Million Ways to Die in the West in 2014, Dark Places and Mad Max: Fury Road in 2015, The Last Face in 2016 and Atomic Blonde in 2017. Her forthcoming movies include Gringo and Tully. She is the richest actress in Hollywood so Charlize Theron net worth is around 110 million dollars.
Charlize Theron husband and kids
Talking about Charlize Theron boyfriend, she dated with an American actor Craig Bierko for two years in 1995. She then had a relationship with an American musician Stephan Jenkins from January 1998 to October 2001. Theron was also linked with an American actor George Clooney in 2000. From 2009 to 2010, she hooked up with a Canadian actor Keanu Reeves. Later she got married, Stuart Townsend. Charlize Theron husband is an Irish actor. But in January 2010 the duo separated after nine years of long relationship. She has an adopted son Jackson and Charlize Theron kid adoption was announced in March 2012. She was also rumored to be dating with the famous personalities like Jeremy Renner, Ryan Reynolds and Alexander Skarsgard in the year 2010, 2011 and 2012 respectively. After that, she was linked with an American actor Sean Penn at the end of 2013. The couple got engaged in November 2014. But sadly, they split up in June 2015. At present, she is believed to be dating with an American actor Eric Stonestreet since August 2017.