Natalie Portman is a young American-Israeli actress who is immensely popular in the Hollywood movie industry.
Natalie Portman is not only a talented actress but Natalie Portman is also an accomplished film director and film producer too. After having made her big-screen debut in 1994 Natalie Portman soon appeared in several super hit movies from the Hollywood movie industry and became an extremely popular actress.
Apart from being a talented actress and accomplished filmmaker, Natalie Portman is also a trained dancer.
Natalie Portman has earned numerous prestigious awards for her acting skills and Natalie Portman has also earned numerous award nominations as well.
About Natalie Portman
|Real Name||Neta-Lee Hershlag|
|Nickname||Natalie Portman and Nat|
|Date of Birth||9th June 1981|
|Place of Birth||Jerusalem (Israel)|
|Education||Graduated with Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Psychology from Harvard University (Massachusetts)|
|Height||5 ft 3"
(160 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Mother||Shelley Stevens Hershlag
|Profession||Actress/Film Director/Movie Producer|
|Net Worth||INR 426,00,00,000
(USD 60 Million)
|Famous for||Leon: The Professional (1994), Heat (1995), Everyone Says I Love You, Mars Attacks! (1996), Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Where the Heart Is (2000), Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), Cold Mountain (2003), Garden State (2004), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, V for Vendetta (2005), Goya's Ghosts (2006), My Blueberry Nights, Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), The Other Woman (also Executive Producer-2009), Black Swan (2010), No Strings Attached (also Executive Producer), Thor (2011), Thor: The Dark World, Knight of Cups, A Tale of Love and Darkness (also Producer/Writer) (2015), Jane Got a Gun (also Producer), Jackie (2016), Song to Song (2017), Annihilation (2018)|
|First Movie||Leon: The Professional (1994)|
|Favorite Actor||Ben Kingsley|
|Hobbies||Loves dancing, scuba diving, traveling and acting|
Natalie Portman is most recognized for her short, petite frame with big brown eyes and an attractive smile. Natalie Portman is mostly known for portraying on-screen characters that are smarter for their age and her impressive acting skills display this remarkably. Natalie Portman became interested in acting after having attended an acting workshop while in college. After earning her BA in Psychology from the Harvard University, Natalie Portman made her debut in early 1990s and has today become one of the most popular and successful actresses within the Hollywood movie industry.
Natalie Portman’s age is around 39 years, as Natalie Portman was born on the 9th of June, 1981 in Jerusalem, Israel. Natalie Portman’s height is around 5 ft 3 inches (160 cm). Natalie Portman’s weight is around 55 kg (121 lbs). Natalie Portman’s hobbies include dancing, scuba-diving and traveling. Natalie Portman’s passion is acting.
Natalie Portman’s father is Avner Hershlag, an Israeli gynecologist and fertility specialist by profession. Natalie Portman’s mother is Shelley Stevens Hershlag, who was a homemaker earlier but is now Natalie Portman’s agent. Natalie Portman is the only child to her parents and hence Natalie Portman does not have any siblings. Natalie Portman’s relationship status is married. Natalie Portman’s husband is Benjamin Millepied, a renowned French dancer and choreographer. Natalie Portman has been married to her husband Benjamin Millepied since 2012 and Natalie Portman has two children through her marriage. Natalie Portman’s children include son Aleph and daughter Amalia.
Natalie Portman is a highly successful Hollywood actress today. Natalie Portman’s net worth is estimated around INR 426 crores (USD 60 Million).
Talking about her accomplishments as an actress, Natalie Portman has received several prestigious acting awards apart from numerous award nominations in her entire career. The list of Natalie Portman’s award-wins include winning the:
- Academy Award for Best Actress for his role in ‘Black Swan’ (2010)
- British Academy Film Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for his portrayal in ‘Black Swan’ (2010)
- 2 Golden Globe Awards – Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role in ‘Closer’ (2004) and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama for her role in ‘Black Swan’ (2010)
- Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her role in ‘Black Swan’ (2010)
- Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her role in ‘Black Swan’ (2010)
- 2 Teen Choice Awards – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Action for her role in ‘Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones’ (2002) and Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Drama for her performance in ‘Black Swan’ (2011)
- Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress for her role in ‘Black Swan’ (2010)
- 2 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards – Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress for her role in ‘Black Swan’ (2010) and Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress for her performance in ‘Jackie’ (2016)
- Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress for her role in ‘Black Swan’ (2010)
- 2 Critics Choice Movie Awards – Critics Choice Movie Award for Best Actress for her role in ‘Black Swan’ (2010) and Critics Choice Movie Award for Best Actress for her role in ‘Jackie’ (2016)
- Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress for her role in ‘Jackie’ (2016)
- 2 Saturn Awards – Saturn Award for Best Actress for her role in ‘V for Vendetta’ (2006) and Saturn Award for Best Actress for her role in ‘Black Swan’ (2010)
Apart from having won these 17 awards Natalie Portman has also had over 40 award nominations as well.
Interesting Facts About Natalie Portman
- Natalie Portman loves dancing and has been training in various dance forms, including jazz and ballet since she was only 4 years old.
- Natalie Portman was initially turned down for her debut role in ‘Leon: The Professional’ (1994) as the casting directors felt she looked too young but were finally convinced after seeing her acting skills at her audition.
- Natalie Portman is fluent in not only English and Hebrew, but can also speak French, Arabic, Japanese and German too.
- Natalie Portman aspires to become a doctor like her father, when she gets older.
- Natalie Portman has been ranked in the list of most beautiful celebrities numerous times by globally popular magazines.