Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Full Name Catherine Zeta-Jones
Age 51 Years Old
Nick Name CBE
Gender Female
Birth Date September 25th, 1969
Birth Place Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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About Catherine Zeta-Jones

A Welsh actress, Catherine Zeta-Jones is well recognized for her acting roles in various films such as Griselda Blanco in "The Godmother" (2016), Patricia Whitmore in the "Rock of Ages" (2012), and various others. Catherine debuted with the French-Italian fantasy film "Les 1001 nuits" for her role as Scheherazade. From 1991 to 1993, Jones played the role of Mariette in the ITV comedy-drama series "The Darling Buds of May". She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "Chicago" and played roles in "Entrapment" and "Traffic". She made her professional acting debut as the lead role in Annie at the Swansea Grand Theatre when she was 14. She had also her breakthrough role as Elena Montero in "The Mask of Zorro".

Famous For 

  • Being a Welsh actress.
  • For her acting roles in various films such as Griselda Blanco in "The Godmother" (2016), Patricia Whitmore in the "Rock of Ages" (2012), and others.

Catherine Zeta-Jones, a famous actress

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Early Life of Catherine Zeta-Jones

On 25th September 1969, Catherine Zeta-Jones took birth with the real name or full name of Catherine Zeta-Jones Douglas in Swansea, Wales though she was raised in the suburban area of Mumbles. She holds a Welsh nationality and mixed ethnicity. She has Welsh ancestry on her father's side while she is of Welsh and Irish descent on his mother's side. Her nationality is Roman Catholic. She happily celebrates her birthday on 25th September of every year and she had celebrated her 51st birthday as of 2020. Analogously, her race is white, and her star sign is Libra. She was born to David Jones, the owner of a sweet factory, and his wife Patricia (nee Fair), a seamstress. She has an older brother, David, and a younger brother, Lyndon, who worked as a sales representative before venturing into film production. She was educated at the Dumbarton House School, a private school in Swansea, and went to attend the independent Arts Educational Schools in Chiswick, London, for a three-year course in musical theatre. Furthermore, in 1987, when she was 17 years old, Zeta-Jones was picked as the second understudy to the lead actress in a West End production of "42nd Street" whereas her next stage appearance was with the English National Opera at the London Coliseum in 1989 where she played Mae Jones in Kurt Weill's "Street Scene".

Career of Catherine Zeta-Jones

  • Catherine Zeta-Jones commenced her acting career from the film "1001 Nights" in 1990 whereas she earned much fame by starring comedy-drama television series "The Darling Buds of May" from 1991 to 1993. 
  • After then, she was seen in the unsuccessful adventure film "Christopher Columbus: The Discovery" (1992) as well as starred as a belly dancer in disguise in a 1992 episode of George Lucas' television series "The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles".
  • Analogously, she has appeared in several films and series such as  "Splitting Heirs" (1993), "The Cinder Path", "Catherine the Great", "Blue Juice" (1995), "The Phantom" (1996), RMS "Titanic" and many others.
  • She starred as the leading lady instead of Izabella Scorupco in "The Mask of Zorro" (1998) which was positively received by the critics and earned over US$250 million worldwide.
  • In addition, her first release of 1999 was the heist film "Entrapment" as a seductive insurance agent, though she starred in Steven Soderbergh's "Traffic" (2000) after appearing on romantic interest in the comedy-drama "High Fidelity (2000).
  • As well, she was seen in her sole film project of 2001, "America's Sweethearts" and appeared in "Chicago" (2002) as the murderous nightclub singer Velma Kelly.
  • Besides, she has also voiced the part of Princess Marina in "Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas" (2003), also starred in the Coen Brothers' black comedy "Intolerable Cruelty" in the following year.
  • She began her year 2005 with a sequel to "The Mask of Zorro", "The Legend of Zorro" and starred in the romantic comedy "No Reservations" in 2007.
  • She returned to stage in 2009 with a revival of the musical "A Little Night Music", which marked her Broadway debut.
  • Then, she made her screen comeback as the jealous wife of a gambler (Willis) in "Lay the Favorite" (2012) after a three-year sabbatical from acting whereas her final release of 2012 was "Playing for Keeps".
  • Zeta-Jones also took on a leading role in the crime thriller "Broken City" in 2013 and also collaborated with Soderbergh for the third time to film the critically acclaimed thriller "Side Effects" in the following year.
  • After that, she returned to television in 2017 by portraying the actress Olivia de Havilland in the first season of Ryan Murphy's anthology drama series "Feud" and appeared as the drug lord Griselda Blanco in the Lifetime television film "Cocaine Godmother" in 2018.
  • She next played the lead role of Vicki Ellis, an unrelenting pageant coach, in the Facebook Watch comedy-drama series "Queen America".

Awards and Achievements of Catherine Zeta-Jones

  • Blockbuster Entertainment Awards for Favorite Female Newcomer
  • European Film Awards for Best Actress - People's Choice
  • Screen Actors Guild for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
  • Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress
  • Critics' Choice Movie Awards for Best Acting Ensemble
  • Evening Standard British Film Awards for Best Actress

Personal Life of Catherine Zeta-Jones

Reflecting on Catherine Zeta-Jones's personal life, she is a married woman. She met actor Michael Douglas, with whom she shares her birthday and who is 25 years her senior, at the Deauville Film Festival in France in August 1998, after being introduced by Danny DeVito. They got engaged on 31st December 1999 and were married at the Plaza Hotel in New York on 18th November 2000 after Douglas' divorce was finalized. They were first introduced in 1998, and the Falling Down actor knew immediately that the duo would have a future together. He would propose to his love in 1999 and they said "I do" nearly one year later. The couple is the parents of a son, Dylan, and a daughter, Carys. Furthermore, regarding her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Catherine Zeta-Jones and her husband, Michael Douglas

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Recently, Zeta-Jones has posted a touching tribute to her husband Michael Douglas on their 20th wedding anniversary - telling him she "loves him now as she did then." She also wrote a touching message which read: "20 years ago today Michael and I were married!! What an amazing magical night that was! And 7304.85 days and nights on, I love you now as I did then. ( except for the point 85 bit). Thank you for the love and laughter."

Net Worth of Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones is a Welsh actress who has a net worth of $150 million dollars. Though it should be noted that at least half of her net worth is attributable to her combined assets with Michael Douglas. Their combined net worth is $350 million. Zeta-Jones also earns a handsome amount of money which is also in millions of dollars per year. She has appeared in many movies and TV shows till now. In addition, her main source of income is from an acting career whereas she has earned a considerable amount of money from her career. She has also appeared in numerous TV commercials like Alfa-Romeo Sportwagon, T Mobile (2002), Lux, Sainsbury's supermarkets, VISA, and many others from where she earns a fine amount of money.

Body Measurement of Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones is one of the most versatile and beautiful actresses who stands at a perfect height of 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm though her body weight is around 60 kg or 132 lbs. She loves exercising. But, she doesn't employ a personal trainer to meet her fitness needs. In Westchester, she also has a private home-based gym where she spends at least 45 minutes to do the workout. She never skips even a single day to spend time in the gym. Graceful actress, Catherine has dark brown hair and light brown eyes color whereas her body build type is average and her body measurement is 37-25-36 inches.