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Hard work is the most important and the main ingredient in the recipe of success to achieve goals and be a successful person, this line is very well proved by “Halle Berry’ who is an eminent American actress.
She is one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood during the 2000s and is still one of Hollywood’s most iconic beauties. Halle is part of several major film franchises including the James Bond series and spends the majority of her time behind the camera, working on various projects.
She is the only woman of African-American descent who won an Academy Award in the Best Actress category for the romantic drama film Monster’s Ball. Moreover, she also received several awards in her life such as the Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, and many more.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 14 August 1966, this gorgeous actress has turned 56 years old. Halle is blessed with a good height of 165 Centimetres and 5’5” in Feet & Inches. Her black eyes and shiny black hair enhance the charm of her beauty.
She is very conscious about her physique and follows a regular diet to keep herself fit with a weight of 55 kilograms and 121 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 36 inches breast, 36 inches waist, and 37 inches hips. Her bra size is 34B while her shoe size is 7 (US).
She earned a good fortune from the French Lingerie brand, Scandale Paris, and popular fragrance, Halle. Moreover, she is one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood and has a net worth of $ 80 Million. She earns around $ 16 million yearly and her major source of income is from the movies.
Education / Family
Halle was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, and belongs to mixed (African, American, German, and English) ethnicity. She is born to her father Jerome Jesse Berry who worked in the psychiatric ward and her mother Judith Ann Hawkins worked as a psychiatric nurse.
She has been grown up with her two lovely sisters, Heidi Berry and Renee Berry. Her parents got separated when she was 4 years old and she was raised by her mother along with her sister. As for her education, she completed her schooling at Bedford High School and further enrolled at Cuyahoga Community College to pursue her higher studies.
|Birth Name||Maria Halle Berry|
|Birth Place||Cleveland, Ohio, USA|
|Date Of Birth||14 August 1966|
|Height||In centimeters – 165 cm
In feet inches – 5’5”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 55 kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
|School||Bedford High School|
|College||Cuyahoga Community College|
|Home Town||Cleveland, Ohio, the U.S|
|Fathers Name||Jerome Jesse Berry
|Mothers Name||Judith Ann Hawkins
|Sister||Heidi Berry and Renee Berry
Career / Fashion And Style
As of her career, she started her career in acting in 1989 and initially struggled a lot and lived in a homeless shelter for a while. Later, she got the opportunity to act in the television series ‘Living Dolls’ but however was canceled. In 1991, she made her film debut in a minor role in ‘Jungle Fever’.
After that, she appeared in a television miniseries ‘Alex Haley’s Queen’ that was aired in three installments in February 1993 on CBS. She got greatly appreciated to play a strong-minded biracial woman in the series. She played a drug addict Khaila Richards in ‘Losing Isaiah’ in 1995.
In the 1990s, she appeared in movies like ‘Executive Decision’ ‘Bulworth’ and ‘BAPS’. In 1999, she played the role of Dorothy Dandridge in the television film ‘Introducing Dorothy Dandridge’. For this role, she won several awards. She played the mutant Storm who can manipulate the weather in the 2000 superhero film, ‘X-Men’.
In 2001, she was offered the role of Leticia Musgrove in the romantic drama ‘Monster’s Ball, and her performance was highly acclaimed by the audience. In 2003, she played a psychiatrist in the supernatural thriller ‘Gothika’ which was a moderate success.
She made her appearance in movies like ‘Catwoman’, ‘Perfect Stranger’ and ‘Robots’ but none of these films performed well at the box office. In 2010, she played Frankie in ‘Frankie & Alice’ for which she received numerous awards and nominations for this role. In 2014, she launched a new production company with producing partner Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas.
On October 24, 2017, she competed against James Corden in the first rap battle on the first episode of TBS’s Drop the Mic. Currently, she serves as executive producer of the BET television series Boomerang which was premiered on February 12, 2019.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Reflecting on her personal life, she got married thrice in her life. She got married for the first time to the baseball player, David Justice in 1992 and separated in 1996. After that, for a couple of months from 1997 to 1998, she had dated actor Shemar Moore.
Later, from March 1989 to October 1991, she had dated Chicago dentist John Ronan. In 2005, she dated French Canadian model Gabriel Aubry with whom she blessed with a girl named Nahla Ariela Aubry.
In 1999, she dated singer Eric Benét and got married on 24 January 2001 but they got separated in 2005. On July 13, 2013, she also married French actor, Olivier Martinez with whom she blessed a son named Maceo-Robert. Unfortunately, the couple parted ways in 2016.
|Children||Son – Maceo-Robert
Daughter – Nahla Ariela Aubry
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Tom Cruise|
|Favorite Actress||Jodie Foster, Whoopi Goldberg, Dorothy Dandridge|
|Favorite Food||Grilled Tuna with Garlic mashed Potatoes|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga,|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
|Favorite Destinations||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Halle Berry
- Currently, she is the highest-paid black actress in Hollywood.
- She is an active participant with the Genesee Center (for abused women and children) in Los Angeles.
- She owned few luxury cars include BMW and Lexus RX.
- Berry also donates money for charity and played an important part in the Diabetes Awareness Campaign.
- In 2015, she won ‘Kids’ Choice Awards’ for her role in ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’.
- She is the only woman of African-American descent who won an Academy Award in the Best Actress category for the romantic drama film Monster’s Ball.
- She won Miss Teen All American and Miss Ohio USA in 1985 and 1986 respectively.
- She went topless to show the leafy vine tattoo which spanned the length of her spine on her Instagram account.
- She loves Lush, the skincare company to moisturizes her body.