Natalie Portman Net Worth, Height, Age, Husband, Family, Biography

Natalie Portman Net Worth, Height, Age, Husband, Family, Biography
Natalie Portman Net Worth, Height, Age, Husband, Family, Biography

Natalie Portman is an Academy Award-winning actress who has had an extensive career in film since her teenage years. She has starred in various blockbusters and independent films, receiving multiple accolades such as a British Academy Film Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Born in Jerusalem in 1981, Portman moved to the United States when she was just three years old. She attended Harvard University and made her feature film debut in 1994’s “Léon: The Professional.”

Portman’s breakout role came in 1999 with the Star Wars prequel “Episode I: The Phantom Menace,” where she played the young Queen Amidala. She would go on to star in all three of the prequel films.

Natalie Portman Net Worth, Height, Age, Husband, Family, Biography

  • Real Name – Natalie Hershlag
  • Height – 5′ 3″ (1.60 m)
  • Born – June 9, 1981 in Jerusalem, Israel
  • Zodiac Sign – Gemini
  • Occupation – Actress
  • Net Worth – $80 million
  • Income Per Year – $15 million
  • Brand Endorsements – Miss Dior Cherie, Christian Dior (2008)
  • Years Active – 1994–present
  • Height – 5′ 3″ (1.60 m)
  • Weight –  121 lbs (55 kg)
  • Measurements – 34-24-34 in or 86-61-86 cm
  • Bra Size – 32B
  • Shoe Size – 7 (US) or 37.5 (EU) or 4.5 (UK)
  • Dress Size – 2 (US) or 32 (EU)
  • Nationality – American, Israeli
  • Ethnicity – White
  • College/University – Harvard University
  • Married – Benjamin Millepied (m. 2012), French dancer and choreographer
  • Children – Aleph Portman-Millepied (son, b. June 14, 2011), Amalia Millepied (daughter, b. February 22, 2017)
  • Parents – Avner Hershlag (Father), Shelley Stevens (Mother)

NATALIE PORTMAN Early Life & Career

Natalie Portman was born on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. Her birth name is Natalie Hershlag. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, an Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born artist (from Cincinnati, Ohio), who also acts as Natalie’s agent. Her parents first met while students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. When she was three years old, her family moved to Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City.

Portman has dual citizenship in the United States and Israel. She attended Hebrew school five days a week while growing up and had a bat mitzvah ceremony. She also took ballet and acting classes as a child and teenager.

Portman made her film debut in the 1994 action thriller Léon: The Professional, opposite Jean Reno. She was only 13 years old at the time and had to convince her parents to let her audition for the role.

In 1999, Portman starred in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace as Queen Amidala. She reprised the role in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002) and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005).

For her work in the Star Wars prequels, Portman won a Saturn Award for Best Younger Actor. She also received nominations for three MTV Movie Awards and three Teen Choice Awards.

In addition to her work in the Star Wars prequels, Portman’s other notable film roles include Beautiful Girls (1996), Mars Attacks! (1996), Anywhere but Here (1999), Where the Heart Is (2000), Cold Mountain (2003), Garden State​ (2004), V for Vendetta​ (2006), and The Other Boleyn Girl​ (2008).

In 2010, Portman won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Nina Sayers in the ballet drama film Black Swan. She also won a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress for the role.

In 2011, Portman co-starred in the sci-fi action film Thor as Jane Foster, a scientist and love interest of the title character (played by Chris Hemsworth). She reprised the role in the 2013 sequel Thor: The Dark World.

In 2015, Portman starred in the Western drama film Jane Got a Gun. The following year, she appeared in the comedy-drama A Tale of Love and Darkness, which she also directed.

In 2018, Portman starred as First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the biographical drama film Jackie. For her performance, she earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

Portman has also done extensive stage work. In 2003, she made her Broadway debut in the play The Diary of Anne Frank.

She has also appeared in Off-Broadway productions of The Little Foxes (2005) and  

The Seagull (2007).

In 2009, Portman made her acting debut at the Royal Shakespeare Company in a production of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard.

Outside of her work in film and television, Portman is an advocate for animal rights and vegetarianism. She has been a vegan since 2009.

Portman is also a supporter of environmental causes. In 2007, she was one of the signatories of an open letter to then-President George W. Bush urging him to take action on climate change.

In 2011, Portman was named the face of Dior’s Miss Dior Cherie perfume.

In 2012, she became a guest lecturer at Columbia University.

Portman has been married to French dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied since 2012. The couple have two children together: son Aleph (born in 2011) and daughter Amalia (born in 2017).

NATALIE PORTMAN Achievements

  • Academy Award for Best Actress (2010)
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama (2010)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role (2010)
  • BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (2010)
  • Saturn Award for Best Younger Actor (1999)
  • MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance (2002, 2003)
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress – Drama/Action Adventure (2000, 2003)
  • National Board of Review Award for Best Breakthrough Performance – Female (1994)
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best New Filmmaker (2010)
  • Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast (2010)
  • Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble Cast (2010)
  • Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast (2010)
  • Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture (2017)
  • Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film from BAFTA Los Angeles (2019)
  • Vogue Fashion Icon Award (2017)
  • Yale University Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans (1999)
  • Academy Award for Best Actress nominations (2018)
  • Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress (2018)
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama nomination (2018)
  • Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor (1994)
  • MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (2002)
  • Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama (2018)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in Leading Role nominations (2005, 2010)
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress – Drama (2000, 2003, 2005)
  • Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress (2017)
  • Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress (2017)
  • Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress (2017)
  • Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture (2017)
  • BAFTA Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment (2019)
  • BAFTA Fellowship (2018)
  • Hollywood Film Award for Supporting Actress of the Year (2017)
  • Hollywood Reporter Women in Entertainment Power 100 List (2009, 2017)
  • Indie Spirit Robert Altman Award (2010)
  • Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Award (2017)
  • AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actress (2018)
  • Alliance of Women Film Journalists EDA Award for Best Actor (2018)
  • Boston Online Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress (2017)
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress (2017)
  • Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast (2010)
  • Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Award for Best Ensemble Cast (2010)

NATALIE PORTMAN Hobbies

  • Favorite Food – Sushi
  • Favorite Drink – Coca Cola
  • Favorite Music Artists – The Beatles, Jay-Z, Kanye West
  • Favorite Movie – The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  • Favorite TV Show – The Sopranos (1999-2007)
  • Favorite Book – To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) by Harper Lee
  • Favorite Sport – Soccer
  • Favorite color – Green

NATALIE PORTMAN Controversy

In February 2018, Portman was one of more than 100 actresses who signed an open letter condemning the gender pay gap in Hollywood. The letter was published in Time magazine and urged lawmakers to address the issue.

In April 2018, Portman spoke out against the treatment of women in the entertainment industry, saying that she had experienced “sexual terrorism” as a young actress. She also said that she had been propositioned by older men and asked to take part in nude scenes that made her uncomfortable.

In September 2018, Portman criticized the lack of female directors in Hollywood, saying that there is a “legitimacy crisis” when it comes to women helming big budget films.



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