Charlize Theron, 47
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  • Birthday
    August 7, 1975
  • Birthplace
    Benoni, South Africa
  • Age
    47 Years

Charlize Theron is a popular south African-American actress, producer, model, as well as Internet personality. Charlize Theron has gained fame for her appearance in the movies ‘The Devil’s Advocate’, ‘The Cider House Rules.’ Similarly, she has garnered a huge fan following on social media as well.

Early life and Family

Charlize Theron was born in 1975, on 7th August in Benoni, South Africa. She is currently 56 years old. Besides that, her nationality is  South-African-American and born under the star sign Leo. Moving towards his family background, his father’s name is Charles Theron and his mother’s name is Gerda Theron.

Moreover, she has to face a difficult childhood. Her father Charles Theron was an alcoholic and physically attacked her mother who shot and killed him in self-defense. She has no brothers and sisters, she is the only child in her family. She is very interested in music and she love to dance in her childhood.

Charlize Theron with her mother Source: PinterestCharlize Theron with her mother Source: Pinterest

Talking about her educational background, she went on to attend Putdontein Primary School. Similarly, she went on to attend the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg. Moreover, she s fluent in both Afrikaans and English.

Professional Life and Achievements

Charlize Theron is a famous South African-American actress, producer, model as well as Internet personality. She eagerly accepted the unglamorous character of a serial murderer in the film named Monster for which she received numerous prizes and accolades. She also received awards for this.

Similarly, she received her first film role which was a non-speaking character in ‘Children of the Corn III,’ a direct-to-video picture in 1995. In the next year in 1996, she played the first spelling role in a film named ‘2 Days in the Valley’, and in the same year, she played another film named ‘That Thing You Do’ where she got the role of Tina Powers. Similarly, she has played many films named ‘Trial and Error’ and ‘The Devil’s Advocate’ in 1997, ‘Celebrity’ and ‘Mighty Joe Young’ in 1998, ‘The Astronaut’s wife’ and ‘The Cider House Rules’ in 1999, ‘Reindeer Games’, ‘The Yards’, ‘Men of Honor’, and ‘The Legend of Bagger Vance’ in 2000.

She teamed up with Keanu Reeves once more in the Romantic drama named  ‘Sweet November’ in 2001. Moreover, she played serial killer Aileen Wuornos, a former prostitute turned murderer, in one of her most well-known roles in the 2003 crime thriller named Monster. In the Drama filmed named North Country, she played Josey Aimes as the protagonist. She played a lady who speaks out against sexual harassment at the mine where she works.


Besides that, in 2012, the film Snow White and the Huntsman,’ is released where she played an important role. In film Gillian Flynn’s novel Dark Places, she portrays the solitary survivor of her family’s massacre in 2015. She also played a romantic comedy film that she produced and acted which was released in 2019. She also played Megyn Kelly in the drama Bombshell. Moreover, she also produced and acted in The Old Guard which was directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and starring KiKi Layne for Netflix.

She is best known for portraying the serial killer Aileen Wuornos in the crime thriller ‘Monster’. She ditched her glamorous looks for playing the criminal in a very convincing portrayal of the cold-blooded Wuornos.

Charlize Theron in the movie Source: The Irish TimesCharlize Theron in the movie Source: The Irish Times

She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for portraying Aileen Wuornos in the film ‘Monster’ in the year 2003 and also won the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards for the Best Actress in a leading role.

Personal Life and Net Worth

Talking about the present, Charlize Theron is currently single. She has had multiple relationships in her previous days. She was in a relationship with Craig Bierko in 1995 and after she also dated Stephen Jenkins. Not only that, but Charlize also dated Irish actor Stuart Townsend. And in 2o15, Charlize also dated actor Sean Penn. Recently she is not in a relationship. Besides that, in 2010, she adopted 1 child’s name,d Jackson.

Charlize Theron with her Ex-boyfriend Sean Penn Source: The Mercury NewsCharlize Theron with her Ex-boyfriend Sean Penn Source: The Mercury News

When talking about her net worth, her net worth is around $25 million. Besides that, she has not revealed her annual salary.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Charlize Theron is one of the most attractive actresses in Hollywood. She has got a height of 5 feet and 10 inches and her weight is around 57 kilogram. Her body measurement is 36-24-36. Besides that, she has hazel eyes and her hair color is brown.

She has a huge fan following on her social media sites. She has got 10 million followers on her Facebook account. And on her Instagram account, she has 6.7 million followers and has 463 posts. Besides that, she has got 901k followers and 2228 tweets on her Twitter account.

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