Charlize Theron

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Full Name Charlize Theron
Age 45 Years Old
Nick Name Charlie
Gender Female
Famous As Actress
Birth Date August 7th, 1975
Birth Place Benoni, South Africa

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Charlize Theron is ready for love and someone needs to step up, Long Shot Hits the Theatre in May

Charlize Theron says she has been single for a long time and she is open to a relationship. She says someone needs to step up for her. The 43-years old South African and American actress was previously engaged to actor Sean Penn. They got engaged in December 2014 and split in June 2015. She also dated Irish actor Stuart Townsend for over 9 years. However, their 9-years relationship ended in 2010. The mother of two adopted children is set to appear on romance comedy film, Long Shot. She stars alongside Seth Rogen in the film.

 Long Shot hits the theatre in May 2019. 

What is Charlize Theron Famous For?

- First South African to win an Oscar in a major acting category. 

- Named in Time 100 listing of the most influential people in the world in 2016.

Where was Charlize Theron Born?

Charlize Theron was born on 7 August 1975. She was born to a father, Charles Theron, and a mother, Gerda Theron. Her birth place is in Benoni in South Africa. After becoming an American citizen in 2007, she holds dual nationality, South African and American. Her zodiac sign is Leo. She has no siblings. She is of Afrikaner, Dutch, French, and German descent. She grew up in Benoni. Her father, an alcoholic once threatened both teenaged Charlize and her mother while drunk. He also physically attacked her mother. Her mother then shot and killed him. The court ruled it as self-defense and her mother faced no charges. 

She attended Putfontein Primary School. She then attended boarding school and also studied at the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg. 

Career

She was a dancer. She won a one-year modeling contract at the age of 16 at a local competition in Salerno. She then moved to Milan, Italy with her mother. She spent a year modeling throughout Europe.

She then moved to the United States and started taking ballet class at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York. However, her ballet career ended after suffering a knee injury. 

She then moved to Los Angeles at the age of 19. She made her film debut with a non-speaking role in the horror film, Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest in 1995. 

Her first speaking role was that of a hitwoman in 1996 film, 2 Days in the Valley. 

She rose to prominence after she starred in the horror drama, The Devil's Advocate in 1997.

Following her breakthrough role in The Devil's Advocate, she went on to star in the lead roles in films, Mighty Joe Young, The Cider House Rules, Monster, and North Country, Young Adult, Tully, among others.

Her major top-grossing films are Hancock, Snow White and the Huntsman, Prometheus, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Fate of the Furious, and Atomic Blonde among others. 

She entered into the film production ventures since the early 2000s. She started her film production company, Denver and Delilah Productions. 

Her production company has produced several films including, Monster, The Burning Plain, Dark Places, Brain on Fire, Atomic Blonde, Gringo, Long Shot. 

Her production company also produced Netflix comedy web television series, Girlboss in 2017 and Netflix crime drama web television series, Mindhunter in 2017. Mindhunter is renewed for the second season in November 2017.

She has guest appeared in television series, Arrested Development, Robot Chicken, and The Orville.

Her upcoming films are The Addams Family, Long Shot, and Fair and Balanced, scheduled to release in 2019. 

What are Charlize Theron's Accolades?

Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critics' Choice Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award, among several critics awards for Best Actress for the 2003 film Monster.

Critics' Choice Award, Saturn Award for the Best Actress in an Action Movie for the 2015 film, Mad Max: Fury Road.

She has won numerous critics' group awards for her work in Monster, North Country, Young Adult, Snow White and the Huntsman, and Atomic Blonde.

Who is Charlize Theron Dating?

She dated singer Stephan Jenkins for three years until October 2001. She then dated Irish actor Stuart Townsend from 2001 to 2010. They first met while filming Trapped. The couple lived together in Los Angeles and Ireland. They later split in January 2010.

She then started dating American actor Sean Penn in December 2013. The couple announced their engagement in December 2014. Their engagement ended n 2015. 

She has adopted two children, a boy, adopted in March 2012, and a girl, adopted in July. 

She lives in Los Angeles, California. 

She suffered from jaundice during her childhood. Jaundice caused her dental problems and had no teeth until 11. She suffered from a herniated disc in her neck while filming Eon Flux in Germany. She had to wear a neck brace for a month. She was diagnosed with a serious stomach virus in July 2009. She injured her vocal cords while filming The Road.

What are Charlize Theron's Body Measurements?

Charlize Theron stands at a height of 1.77 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. She has a body weight of 121 lbs i.e. 55 kg. Her body measurements are 36-24-36 inches. She has a slim body build. She wears a bra of size 34B. She has green eyes and her hair color is blonde. 

What is Charlize Theron Net Worth?

She signed a deal with John Galliano in 2004. She earned $3 million for the use of her image in a worldwide print media advertising campaign for Raymond Weil watches from October 2005 to December 2006. Her major income comes from her acting career as well as her film production ventures. Working in the entertainment industry is her major source of income. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated at $130 million.