Natalie Portman Biography
Natalie Portman is an American actress. Portman has landed leading roles in various blockbusters and independent films since her debut during her teen years. Portman has won numerous awards, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.
Natalie Portman Age
Portman was born on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel.
Natalie Portman Height
Portman stands at the height of 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
Natalie Portman Education
Portman went to Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, Maryland. Her native language is Hebrew descent. While living on Long Island, she studied at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Nassau County, a Jewish elementary school. Natalie joined ballet and modern dance at the American Theater Dance Workshop and often attended the Usdan Center majoring in Creative and Performing Arts.
Natalie Portman Nationality
Portman holds American nationality.
Natalie Portman Parents
Portman was born in Jerusalem to Jewish parents with roots in Poland, Austria, and Russia. She is the only child of Shelley Stevens and Avner Hershlag. Shelly is a professional homemaker who works as her daughter’s agent. Hershlag, her father, belongs to Israeli heritage and is a gynaecologist. Her maternal grandparents were American Jews, while her paternal were Jewish immigrants to Israel.
Portman and her family first resided in Washington, D.C., but moved to Connecticut in 1988 and settled in Long Island in 1990. Revlon agency spotted her at a pizza restaurant and asked her to be a child model when she was ten. She used the offer to become an acting agent but rejected the modelling offer. Portman auditioned for the 1992 off-Broadway Ruthless. The film was a musical portraying a girl ready to commit murder to get the lead in a school play. Starr Laura Bell Bundy chose Portman and Britney Spears as understudies.
Natalie Portman Husband
Portman married French dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied on August 4, 2014. The couple began dating in 2009. They met while working together on the set of Black Swan. The two tied the knot in a Jewish ceremony held in Big Sur, California. The pair lived in Paris for a time but relocated after Millepied accepted the dance director position with the Paris Opera Ballet. Portman had previously expressed an interest in becoming a French citizen.
Benjamin, born June 10 1977, is a dancer and choreographer. He is of French nationality. He has worked and resided in the United States since joining the New York City Ballet in 1995. The New York Ballet later made him a soloist in 1998 and promoted him to the principal in 2002. He has also created the company’s choreography and choreographed pieces for other significant companies. He retired from the NYCB in 2011.
Natalie Portman Children
Portman and her husband share a son and daughter. Their son Aleph Portman Millepeid was born in Parris on June 4, 2011. Aleph’s name originates from Jewish heritage.
Her daughter was born on February 22, 2017. She has kept her children’s information out of the limelight.
Natalie Portman Movies and Tv Shows
Portman kicked off her acting profession at twelve when she was the lead role in the 1994 action film Léon: The Professional as the young protégée of a hitman. She made her air debut in a 1998 production of The Diary of a Young Girl While in high school. Natalie earned international recognition for leading as Padmé Amidala in the 1999 Star Wars The Phantom Menace episode. She reduced her number of acting roles from 1999 as she was an Oxford student but went on performing in the Star Wars prequel trilogy.
Academy Awards nominated her for Best Supporting Actress, and she won a Golden Globe Award for her role as a mysterious stripper in the romantic drama Closer In 2004. Portman’s profession became more famous when she starred as Evey Hammond in 2005’s V for Vendetta, as Anne Boleyn in The Other Boleyn Girl in 2008, and in the 2010 psychological horror film Black Swan as a troubled ballerina. She went on to lead in the 2011 romantic comedy No Strings Attached and portrayed Jacqueline Kennedy in the biopic Jackie in 2016. Portman has also been featured as Jane Foster in the 2011 Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films Thor, The Dark World, released in 2013, and Thor: 2022 Love and Thunder. The series established her as one of the world’s highest-paid actresses.
Portman’s directorial ventures include the short film Eve in 2008 and the biographical drama A Tale of Love and Darkness. She is vocal about the politics of the United States and Israel and advocates for animal rights and environmental causes.
Natalie Portman stars wars
Natalie Portman played Padmé Amidala in all three Star Wars prequel films, but she also briefly played another Star Wars character in Episode II. The film portrays Jedi Knights Qui-Gon Jinn, and Obi-Wan Kenobi set out to stop the Trade Federation from invading Naboo. While travelling, they encounter a gifted boy, Anakin, and learn that the Sith have returned.
Natalie Portman Closer
Closer was released on December 3, 2004. Closer is an American romantic drama film by Mike Nichols. The movie starrs Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman, and Clive Owen. The film earned positive reviews and attracted a number of $115 million at the box office. It got recognition with several awards and nominations, including Oscar nominations. Both Portman and Owen received Golden Globe awards for their performances in supporting roles.
It targets a relationship between two couples that starts to crumble after the man from one of the couples engages in an affair with the woman of the other.
Natalie Portman Networth
Her net worth is approximately USD 90 million.
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