Natalie Portman was born in Jerusalem, Israel on June 9, 1981. She is 38 years old as of 2019. She is a film actress, producer, writer, and director with dual Israeli and American citizenship. Natalie is famous for working in Léon: The Professional (1994), as Padmé Amidala in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), Anywhere but Here (1999).
Do you want to know about Natalie Portman professional career, biography, and net worth? How rich is Natalie Portman? then this article will give you every minor insight into the life of famous actress and director Natalie Portman.
Natalie Portman Profile
|Birth Name||Natalie Hershlag|
|Born||June 9, 1981|
|Height||160 cm / 63 in|
|Husband||Engaged to dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied|
|Profession||Actress, Director, Producer|
Natalie Portman Biography (Early Life, Childhood, Education)
The pretty girl who in 1994 acted in the role of an orphan rescued by a professional killer in the famous action movie “Leon” directed by Luc Besson, has now grown up and earned her degree in psychology at Harvard. After a few years off to devote herself to her studies, she came back into the movie world playing Queen Amidala in “Star Wars: Episode I”, continuing in the subsequent episodes of the George Lucas saga.
Regarding her parents, her father name is Avner Hershlag who was an Israeli fertility specialist and gynecologist while her mother Shelley was an American homemaker who works as Portman’s agent, both are Jewish.
Natalie Portman Personal Life & Relationship
Natalie relationship was started back in 2009 when both Natalie and Benjamin Millepied met each other on the set of Black Swan. After several years of dating, the couple officially announced their engagement on June 14, 2011. They have 2 children together, one daughter Amalia Millepied, and other Aleph Portman-Millepied born in 2011. They are enjoying a great life togeher ad there is chance of divorce.
Natalie had her first child, Aleph, by Benjamin Millepied, a dancer for the New York City Ballet. For three years she has been an ambassador of peace to the Finca (Foundation for International Community Assistance), and works closely with Queen Rania of Jordan offering economic aid to Third World women: the project is based on giving women the opportunity to start a business. When, during an interview, she was asked who her role model is, Natalie said, “Yitzhak Rabin was my hero“.
Natalie Portman Career
Her career is littered with success after success; most recently in 2019 her film “The Death And Life of John F. Donovan” was shown at Toronto International Film Festival. With this role, she won the a nomination for best featung film of Canada.
Natalie Portman is a fierce supporter of animal rights and has been a vegetarian since childhood. In 2009, after reading the book “If nothing matters (eating animals)” by Jonathan Safran Foer, she has even become vegan: she doesn’t eat meat or any other animal products and their derivatives and she doesn’t wear clothes made of leather, feathers or fur. “All my shoes are produced by Target or Stella McCartney” that is to say completely animal-free.
When Dior wanted her support for one of his marketing campaigns, Natalie was unsure whether to accept or not. The uncertainty arose – apparently – from the massive use of furs by the French fashion House. She finally agreed to a compromise: Dior has created shoes for Natalie with ecological materials and no animal component.
Being very attached to her home country of Israel, Natalie has been reported as saying that it is a priority for her to raise her children as Jewish but the ultimate thing is to be with someone who is a good person and who is a real partner.
In 2010, Natalie launched a site called “Making Of” with consultant Christine Aylward that allows you to see the behind the scenes at film productions, interviews with not only the actors and directors but also all other figures needed to produce a film. This is an initiative that is really interesting for fans of the big screen and for those who want to know more about the world of cinema.
Movies & Shows Career
There are many movies of Natalie but she is most prominent for appearing as Mathilda in UK Thriller Film Léon: The Professional starred as Nina in Short film Developing, appeared as Isabel in “Your Highness 2011” as Laura Barlow in Drama Film ‘Planetarium‘ 2016, as Jane Hammond in American Action western Film ‘Jane Got a Gun‘.
Natalie Portman Net Worth 2019
After starting her career as an actress and director professionally, she was on the way of making good wealth. Since then she was active in the Filming, and films industry. Have you ever questioned, How rich is Natalie Portman?
Natalie Portman made great progress as an Actress, according to authentic sources, from his professional career, she gathered total Net Worth of $60 million, which is enough for her to live a lavish and comfortable life. She is living a rich and comfortable life with her husband and kids.
Natalie Portman Look & Appearance
Natalie is often compared to Audrey Hepburn because of her innate elegance; her doe eyed expression and her demeanor. She is happy to be the girl next door rather than the celebrity which gives her a very grounded appearance.
On the red carpet she tends to choose designs by Christian Dior and Lanvin, two of her favorite brands. When not in the spot light Natalie enjoys a casual style of jeans and t-shirts.