Julia Fiona Roberts was born on October 28, 1967, is an American actress. Known for playing leading roles in a variety of genre-spanning movies, she has won three Golden Globes, an Academy Award, and a British Academy Film Award, among other awards. She has starred in movies that have brought in a total of over $3.9 billion at the box office worldwide, making her one of Hollywood’s highest-paid stars.

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After early success in the films Steel Magnolias (1989) and Mystic Pizza (1988), Roberts became a leading actress when she starred in the highest-grossing romantic comedy Pretty Woman (1990).

In addition to her career as an actress, Roberts is the owner of Red Om Films, a production company where she has executive produced several of her films as well as the first four American Girl movies (20042008).

FULL NAME Julia Fiona Roberts
NICKNAME Julia Roberts
BORNOctober 28, 1967
AGE56 years old (2023)
BIRTHPLACESmyrna, Georgia
PROFESSIONFilm Producer, Actor, Voice Actor, Television producer
HEIGHT5 feet 8 inches (175cm)
NET WORTH$250 Million

How was the early life of Julia Roberts?

Julia Roberts was born in Smyrna, Georgia. Her parents, Walter Grady Roberts and Betty Lou Bredemus met while participating in military theater productions and co-founded the Atlanta Actors and Writers Workshop. In Decatur, Georgia, they also operated a children’s acting school that included Coretta Scott King and Martin Luther King Jr.’s children as students.

Roberts moved to Smyrna, Georgia, after the end of her parents’ divorce in early 1972, and she got her diploma from Campbell High School there. She attended Georgia State University for a short time after graduating before moving to New York City to pursue an acting career. After arriving in the city, she enrolled in acting classes and signed with Click Modeling Agency.

Although Julia and her niece Emma Roberts are both actors, Julia was not close to her older brother Eric Roberts until 2004.

Roberts Personal Life

Roberts has been in popular relationships with actors such as Matthew Perry, Dylan McDermott, Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric, and Liam Neeson. On June 25, 1993, she got married to country music singer Lyle Lovett. They divorced shortly after their separation in March 1995.

On the set of her 2000 movie “The Mexican“, she got to know cameraman Daniel Moder. Moder was still married to Vera Steimberg, and she was still seeing actor Benjamin Bratt at the time. Moder married Roberts in Taos, New Mexico, on July 4, 2002, after the divorce from Steimberg. Roberts and Moder have three kids together.

Roberts famously insured her smile for $30 million in March 2012.

Julia Roberts career

Julia Roberts made her big-screen debut in the 1988 movie “Satisfaction“, starring Justine Bateman and Liam Neeson. Her other early activities included an appearance in an independent film called “Mystic Pizza” (1988), a supporting part in “Steel Magnolias” (1989), and an appearance in a February 1987 episode of the television series “Crime Story“. She has won the Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe and was nominated for her first Academy Award (Best Supporting Actress).

Her breakthrough performance was in the movie “Pretty Woman” in 1990, starring opposite Richard Gere. She received a second Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her work as a confident freelance hooker, as well as a second Golden Globe for Best Actress (Musical or Comedy). At the time, “Pretty Woman” sold more tickets in the US than any other romantic comedy, grossing $463.4 million globally. She was paid $300,000 for the movie.

She most recently starred in the 2018 movie “Ben Is Back” and her first series on television, “Homecoming“. Roberts reteamed with George Clooney for the romantic comedy “Ticket to Paradise” in 2022. She will also feature in the upcoming film “Leave the World Behind“, which is based on Rumaan Alam’s book of the same name.

Roberts was paid a record-breaking $25 million for her 2003 movie “Mona Lisa Smile“, which broke records at the time. As a result of her films’ combined box-office grosses of over $3.9 billion worldwide, she is among Hollywood’s highest-paid actresses.

How much is Julia Roberts worth?

Julia Roberts is a well-known American actress and has a net worth of $250 million US dollars. One of the highest-paid celebrities in the world for a long time has been Julia Roberts. She makes between $20 and $40 million a year easily between her endorsements and film salaries.

Julia has been promoting Lancome Paris as a global brand ambassador since 2009. She gets $10 million annually from this single endorsement deal. Julia earned $6 million in 2006 to participate in several advertising campaigns for the clothing company Gianfranco Ferre.

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She made $20 million more in “The Mexican”, and another $20 million in “Closer”. Her earnings from “Ocean’s Eleven” and its sequel “Ocean’s Twelve” were $10 million and $5 million, respectively. “Duplicity” and “America’s Sweethearts” each offered her $15 million. She demanded an incredible $25 million for “Mona Lisa Smile”.

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