Julia Roberts biography

Julia Roberts

Actor, Celebrity

1967 –

53 Views

Who is Julia Roberts?

Julia Fiona Roberts is an American actress. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman, which grossed $464 million worldwide. After receiving Golden Globe Awards and Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias and Pretty Woman, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Erin Brockovich. Her films Mystic Pizza, The Pelican Brief, My Best Friend's Wedding, Notting Hill, Runaway Bride, Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve, Charlie Wilson's War, Valentine's Day, Eat Pray Love, and Mirror Mirror have collectively brought box office receipts of over $2.6 billion, making her one of the most successful actresses in terms of box office receipts.

Roberts had become one of the highest-paid actresses in the world, topping The Hollywood Reporter's annual "power list" of top-earning female stars from 2005 to 2006. Her fee for 1990's Pretty Woman was $300,000; in 2003, she was paid an unprecedented $25 million for her role in Mona Lisa Smile. As of 2010, Roberts's net worth was estimated to be $140 million.

Roberts has been named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" eleven times, tied with Halle Berry. In 2011, she was named one of the "100 Hottest Women of All-Time" by Men's Health. In 2001, Ladies Home Journal ranked her as the 11th most powerful woman in the United States.

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Julia Roberts." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 8 Jul 2020. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/julia_roberts>.


Discuss this Julia Roberts biography with the community:


We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Oct 28, 1967
Atlanta
Also known as
  • Julia Fiona Roberts
  • Jules
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Hinduism
Ethnicity
  • Irish American
  • Swedish American
  • German American
  • Welsh American
  • English American
  • Scottish American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Campbell High School
  • Griffin Middle School
  • Fitzhugh Lee Elementary School
  • Georgia State University
  • Campbell High School
Lived in
  • Atlanta
  • Malibu
  • Taos
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013