Charlize Theron Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Charlize Theron

Biography / Wiki

An academy award winner Charlize Theron appreciated for her acting skills and admired for her glowing beauty. She rose to fame for her roles in the movies ‘The Devil’s Advocate’, ‘The Cider House Rules’, and the critically acclaimed ‘Monster’.

This most beautiful Hollywood actress gladly took on the unglamorous role of playing a serial killer in the movie ‘Monster’ which won her several awards and accolades including the Academy Award.

Even after having a difficult childhood, her mother encouraged her to move to the United States and pursue her dreams of becoming an actress. She is a soft-hearted person, who is involved in various philanthropic activities.

Height / Weight / Age

Charlize Theron weighs 55 kg and 121 lbs in pounds. She has a model-like figure with a height of 170 cm or in feet inches 5’9”. She has an expressive face with dark brown hair and green eyes. She turned 45 years old, in August 2020. Her body measurement is as follows 36 inches chest, 26 inches waist, and 36 inches hips.

Net Worth

According to the sources, Charlize Theron’s estimated net worth is $120 million approximately.

Education / Family

Charlize Theron was born in Benoni, South Africa to Gerda and Charles Theron. She lived a difficult childhood because of her drunkard father who was killed by her mother in self-defense. She attended the Putfontein Primary School for elementary education and later went to the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg.

Since childhood, she was artistically inclined and loved to dance. She won a modeling contract as a teenager and her mother supported her for her interests. In 2012, she adopted a son and named him Jackson Theron. Later in 2015, she adopted a daughter and named her August Theron.

Name

Charlize Theron

 Nickname Charlie
Birth Place Benoni, South Africa
Date Of Birth August 7, 1975
Age 45 years
Height In centimeters – 170 cm

In feet inches – 5’9”

Weight In kilograms – 55 kg

In pounds – 121 lbs

Eye Color Green
Hair Color Dark brown
Profession Actress
Zodiac sign Leo
School Putfontein Primary School

National School of the Arts, Johannesburg

College Not known
Religion Christianity
Nationality South African, American
Home Town Benoni, South Africa
Debut First TV show – Hollywood Confidential (1997)
Fathers Name Charles Theron
Mothers Name Gerda Maritz

 

Charlize Theron with her parents
Charlize Theron with her parents
Brothers n/a
Sister n/a

Career / Fashion And Style

After completing her modeling contracts, she moved to Los Angeles at the age of 19. In 1995, she landed in her first film role which was a non-speaking role in the direct-to-video film, ‘Children of the Corn III’. In 1997, she appeared n the mystery thriller, ‘The Devil’s Advocate’ which was based on Andrew Neiderman’s novel.

She played the role of Candy Kendall in the film adaptation of ‘The Cider House Rules’ which won two Academy Awards. In 2004, she appeared in the Life and Death of Peter Sellers’ which was a movie about the life of the English comedian Peter sellers.

She was starred in the drama film, ‘North Country’ and portrayed the character of a woman who stands up against the rampant sexual harassment. Her brilliant performance earned her nomination for an Academy Award.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

Boyfriends Craig Bierko (1995-1997) (Actor & Singer)

Charlize Theron with her boyfriend Craig
Charlize Theron with her boyfriend Craig

Stephan Jenkins (1997-2001)

Charlize Theron with her boyfriend Stephan
Charlize Theron with her boyfriend Stephan

Keanu Reeves (2010)

Charlize Theron with her boyfriend Keanu
Charlize Theron with her boyfriend Keanu

Jeremy Renner (2010) (Rumor)

Charlize Theron with her boyfriend Jeremy
Charlize Theron with her boyfriend Jeremy

Alexander Skarsgard (2012) (Rumor)

Charlize Theron with her boyfriend Alexander
Charlize Theron with her boyfriend Alexander

Sean Penn (2013-15)

Charlize Theron with her boyfriend Sean
Charlize Theron with her boyfriend Sean

Gabriel Aubry (2017)

Charlize Theron & Gabriel Aubry
Charlize Theron & Gabriel Aubry
Marital Status Unmarried
Husband Not known
Children Son – Jackson Theron

Daughter – August Theron (adopted in 2015)

Charlize Theron with her kids
Charlize Theron with her kids

Favorite Things

Here is the list of Charlize Theron’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Tom Hanks

Charlize Theron

Some Interesting Facts About Charlize Theron

  • Charlize grew up in a tough environment, when she was 15 her parents got involved in a bad habit and her mother shot her father in self-defense. Her first language is Afrikaans whereas English is her second language.
  • In 1994, her nude pictures were taken which appeared in the May 1999 issue of Playboy Magazine.
  • She was ranked 4 in the 2001 FHM Taiwan list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World”.
  • To quit smoking, she used hypnotherapy as an aid.
  • To play the role of Aileen Wuornos in Monster, she gained 30 pounds.
  • When she won an Oscar, she got an opportunity to meet former South African President Nelson Mandela. In 2004, she became a guest of honor at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.
  • For her title role in Æon Flux, dyed her hair black.
  • At the age of 16, she won a modeling competition to go to Milan, Italy, and work on the catwalks.
  • Spike TV honored her with the “Decade of Hotness” award.
  • She is an animal lover and supporter of animal rights.
  • She has established her own charity called the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project. The charity is committed to reducing the prevalence of HIV/AIDS and sexual violence among African youth.
  • In early 2000, she founded her own film company “Denver and Delilah Productions”.
  • In 2017, she became the Seventh highest paid actress with $14 million.
  • For the role of Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road, she shaved her head.
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