Julia Roberts is a famous American actress and producer who won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her starring role in the movie, Erin Brockovich. She first gained fame for her role as Vivian Ward in the romantic comedy Pretty Woman. She one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood throughout the 90s. She has starred in a number of hit movies, Sleeping with the Enemy, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Ocean’s Eleven, Valentine’s Day, Money Monster, and Wonder, to name a few.
Julia Fiona Roberts
Julia Roberts was born on 28 October 1967, in Smyrna, Georgia, U.S.
She is currently 51 years old.
Roberts went to Fitzhugh Lee Elementary School, Griffin Middle School, and Campbell High School in Smyrna, Georgia. After high school, she joined Georgia State University but dropped out to pursue a career in acting.
She is of English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent.
Even though, Jula was raised Christian, growing up, she practices Hinduism. She is an ardent devotee of the guru Neem Karoli Baba (Maharaj-ji), a picture of whom drew Roberts to Hinduism.
- Father – Walter Grady Roberts (1933-1977)
- Mother – Betty Lou (née Bredemus)
- Siblings – Eric Roberts (Older Brother) (Actor), Lisa Roberts Gillan (Sister) (Actress), Nancy Motes (Younger Half Sister) (Died – February 9, 2014)
- Relatives – Emma Roberts (Niece) (Actress, singer), Michael Motes (Stepfather), Eileen Sellars (Stepfather)
Lyle Lovett (m. 1993; div. 1995) – Julia started dating country musician Lyle Lovett in 1993, who was 10 years older than her. They got engaged on June 24, 1993 ,and married on June 27, 1993 ,at St. James Lutheran Church in Marion, Indiana. After two years of married life, they parted their ways.
Daniel Moder (m. 2002) – She began dating American cinematographer Daniel Moder in 2001 and married on July 4, 2002. The couple has three children – Hazel Patricia Moder, Phinnaeus “Finn” Walter Moder; both born on November 28, 2004, and Henry Daniel Moder (born – June 18, 2007).
Apart from that, Julia Roberts had had dated Daniel Day Lewis (1995), Ethan Hwake (1995), Mathew Perry (1995 – 1996), Pat Manocchia (1996), Benjamin Bratt (1998-2001) and George Clooney (2000).
- In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
- In centimeters – 175 cm
- In meters – 1.75 m
- In Kilograms – 57 kg
- In Pounds – 126 lbs
- Measurements – 34-24-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 4 (US).
Julia starred as Babs in 1987 film Firehouse. Her breakthrough role as Daisy Arujo came the following year with the coming-of-age film Mystic Pizza.
In 1987, Roberts appeared in NBC’s drama series Crime Story for her role as Tracy in just 1 episode titled “The Survivor”.
Playing Vivian Ward in the 1990 romantic comedy Pretty Woman and as Shelby Eatenton Latcherie in the 1989 film Steel Magnolias.
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Julia Roberts Net Worth
Julia Roberts has an estimated net worth of $150 million US dollars as of 2017. She’s one of the most successful actresses in the history of Hollywood who had given several box office hits throughout her career. During the 1990’s and early 2000’s, she was the highest paid actresses of that time, who easily took $300 thousand Us dollars for her casting in the 1990’s Pretty Woman. And, in 2003, she made $25 million US dollars for her role in Mona Lisa Smile.
Even though, Roberts isn’t active in films as she used to be, she takes more than $25 million US dollars for her roles in films. She has earned a prestigious name for herself in the industry. She owns several real estate properties across different cities in the United States. Her Green Mansion in Los Angeles is a eco-friendly house located in Malibu. she also owns “Californian Home” in the Venice district on the westside of Los Angeles, California.
Julia isn’t a big fan of cars, who has Toyota Pirus, a hybrid car.
She has signed a $50 million deal with the fashion brand Lamcome, making her one of the elite endorses in the industry. She is their global brand ambassador.
Julia Roberts Favorites
- Favorite Bangles – Melinda Maria
- Favorite Mascara – Définicils Precious Cells
- Favorite Case – Coach cosmetic case
- Favorite Shampoo – Serge Normant Dry
- Favorite Rub – Bonnie’s Tasty Herb Rub
Julia Roberts Facts
Julia has been named People magazine’s “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” a record five times.
If she weren’t an actress, she would probably be a veterinarian.
She has won three Golden Globe Awards (out of eight nominations) and has been nominated for four Academy Awards for her film acting, winning the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Erin Brockovich (2000).
Roberts made her Broadway debut on April 19, 2006, as Nan in a revival of Richard Greenberg’s 1997 play Three Days of Rain opposite Bradley Cooper and Paul Rudd.
She featured in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Top 10 Highest Paid Actress” for consecutive years from 2002 to 2005.
Roberts launched a production company Red Om Films with her sister, Lisa Roberts Gillan, and Marisa Yeres Gill.
Through out her career, Julia has been associated with numerous charities. She rendered her voice for Mother Nature in the 2014 short film for Conservation International.
She has renamed her children names with reference to Hindu Gods and Hazel became Laxmi, Phinnaeus as Ganesh and Henry was named Krishna Balram.