Charlize Theron is an American-South African actress and film producer. She is best known for her role as Aileen Wuornos in the 2003 film Monster, for which she won the Academy Award, Silver Bear, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress. Her other notable film credits include The Devil”s Advocate, North Country, Snow White and the Huntsman, Mighty Joe Young, and The Cider House Rules. Born on August 7, 1975, in Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa, she is the only child of Gerda Theron and Charles Jacobus Theron. She became fashion model at 14, and won a modeling contract when she was 16. She was in a relationship with actor Sean Penn from 2014 to 2015. She has two adopted children: a son, Jackson Theron and a daughter, August Theron.
Charlize Theron Personal Details
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7 August 1975
Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
South African, American
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Actress, Producer, Director, Fashion model
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Charlize Theron Family Details
Charles Jacobus Theron
Gerda Jacoba Aletta Maritz
Jackson Theron (Adopted Son), August Theron (Adopted Daughter)
Charlize Theron Body Measurements
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36-24-36 in (91.5-61-91.5 cm)
36 inches (91.5 cm)
24 inches (61 cm)
36 inches (91.5 cm)
Charlize Theron Distinctive Features
Attractive Supermodel Looks
Blonde hair with green eyes
Charlize Theron Education
Putfontein Primary School The National School of the Arts, Johannesburg, South AfricaPutfontein Primary School The National School of the Arts, Johannesburg, South Africa
Charlize Theron Brand Endorsements
She has done endorsement work for the likes of John Galliano, Christian Dior, PETA, Democracy Now!, Link TV, Breil, Raymond Weil, Lâ€™Oreal, etc.
Best Known For
Her roles in movies like The Devilâ€™s Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), and The Cider House Rules (1999), Monster (2003).
In 1995, she appeared in Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest, which is the third film in the Children of the Corn series. Her role was just as a young woman. It is uncredited.
First TV Show
American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz, Arrested Development for her role as Rita (Mr. F). She appeared in 5 episodes in 2005.
Fedele De Santis. Her trainer has trained her for more than two years. She says
â€œCharlize is an extremely serious, focused, professional, no BS. She is so tenacious â€” my nickname for her is thundercat.â€
*She is the only child of her parents. *She became fashion model when she was 14. *Besides her native Afrikaans language, she speaks English. *In May 2007, she became the citizen of United States of America. *People Magazine named her one of the top 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 2000. *She ranked #15 in 2006 in FHM magazine”s “100 Sexiest Women in the World” supplement. *In 2012, she was named “Sexiest Actress” by Victoria”s Secret What Is Sexy list. *Tom Hanks is her favorite actor. *Visit her official website: www.charlizeafricaoutreach.org