Charlize Theron was born on August 7, 1975, in Benoni , Transvaal, South African and she is a South Africa actress.

– I hate actors who come and quote Nietzsche –

  • Movies : The Devil’s Advocate, Sweet November, The Italian Job
  • Awards : Oscar, Golden Globe, Bafta
  • Parents : Gerda Jacoba Aletta Maritz, Charles Jacobus Theron
  • Couples : Stephan Jenkins (1998-2001), Stuart Townsend (2001-2010), Sean Penn (2013-2015)
  • Children : Jackson Theron, August Theron
  • Name : Charlize Theron Maritz

Charlize Theron Biography

Only daughter of Gerda Jacoba Aletta Maritz and Charles Jacobus Theron; an Afrikaner family and with French, German and Dutch ancestry. Her French ancestors were the first Huguenot settlers in South Africa. She grew up on her parents’ farm in Benoni, near Johannesburg.

On June 21, 1991, her father, an alcoholic, was threatening and physically attacking her drunken mother, who shot and killed him. She was legally acquitted after it was considered that she acted in her own defense.

She was attending Putfontein Primary School (Laerskool Putfontein) and at the age of thirteen, she was admitted to boarding school and studied at the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg. Although her English is fluent, her first language is Afrikaans.

Charlize Theron Nude

It turns out that some hackers managed to hack into Charlize Theron’s cell phone. What the actress had saved was a pornographic video where she came out dressed as a dominatrix in bed, showing her darkest side.

This video was leaked to the network and can be seen today. It seems that this girl’s perversions are to tie up masked men and submit them in an orgy of sadomasochism. Although if you manage to see it you will discover that it is all a joke by Charlize Theron, that she wanted to make fun of hackers.

Charlize Theron Career

She start her career as a model in her native country. She was traveling to the United States to dedicate herself to classical ballet, an activity that she had to abandon due to an injury.

In the year 1995, she made her film debut with a very brief role in the horror film Children of the Corn III . A year later she was working in Two Days in the Valley , and in that same year she could be seen in The Wonders , a film directed by Tom Hanks .

In 1997, she was landing her first leading role in the thriller Pactar con el diablo , sharing the bill with Al Pacino and Keanu Reeves . 

In 1998 Woody Allen had her to participate in Celebrity , although the film that launched her career was Lasse Hallström ‘s Cider House Rules . 

The film was a complete success, it obtained several Oscar nominations and took two of them. She was returning to share the poster with Keanu Reeves in Sweet November and worked again with Woody Allen in The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001).

 Charlize Theron Oscar

She achieved critical and popular recognition for her work in Monster , directed by Patty Jenkins , a film for which she was awarded the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress , a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Leading Role  in a dramatic film, and an Oscar for best actress in a leading role.

She was again nominated for the Golden Globes and the Oscars for Best Actress for her role in De Ella En Tierra de Hombres . In 2008, she co-starred with Will Smith in the film Hancock .She appeared in 2010 in the video clip Crossfire, by Brandon Flowers (The killers). 

In 2012, she played Queen Ravenna in Snow White & the Huntsman and Meredith Vickers in Ridley Scott ‘s Prometheus , both of which were box-office hits. In 2014, she produced and starred in Dark Places .

During 2017 the action movie Fast and Furious 9 was released . In 2018, she was acting in the movies Tully, directed by Jason Reitman and comedy Gringo directed by Nash Edgerton . Theron was working in 2019 on the romantic comedy Long Shot .

She later was playing Megyn Kelly in the biographical drama Bombshell (2019), receiving a third Oscar nomination. She was producing and starred in The Old Guard directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood for Netflix. It premiered in July 2020.

In 2007, she was receiving US citizenship, although she was retaining South African citizenship. She was revealing in 2018 that she went to therapy in her thirties due to her unexplained anger, and discovered it was due to her frustration growing up during apartheid South Africa, which ended when she was fifteen.

Charlize Theron Awards
2005 — Best Actress — North Country — Nominee
2003 — Best Actress — Monster — Winner
Golden Globes
2011 — Best Actress – Comedy or Musical — Young Adult — Nominee
2006 — Best Actress – Drama — North Country — Nominee
2005 — Best Actress of cast of series, mini-series or telefilm — The Life and Death of Peter Sellers 
2004 — Best Actress – Drama — Monster —Screen Actors Guild Winner
2005 — Best Actress — North Country — Nominee2003 — Best Actress — Monster
2005 — Best Actress — North Country 
2004 Nominee — Best Actress — Monster —Satellite Nominee
2005 — Best Actress – Drama — North Country — Nominee
2003 — Best Actress – Drama — Monster — Winner

Charlize Theron Movies

2022 The School for Good and Evil

2021 The Addams Family 2 /Voice

2021 F9

2020 The Old Guard

2019 Bombshell

2019 Long Shot

2018 Tully

2018 Gringo

2017 The Fate of the Furious

2017 Atomic Blonde

2016 Brain on Fire

2015 The Last Face

2015 Mad Max: Fury Road

2014 Dark Places

2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West

2012 Prometheus

2012 Snow White & the Huntsman

2011 Young Adult

2009 The Road

2008 The Burning Plain

2008 Battle in Seattle

2008 Hancock

2008 Sleepwalking

2007 In the Valley of Elah

2005 On Flux

2005 In the Land of Men

2004 Head in the Clouds

2004 Call Me Peter

2003 Monster

2003 The Italian Job

2002 Waking Up in Reno

2002 Trapped (2002)

2001 15 Minutes

2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion

2001 Sweet November

2000 Men of Honor

2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance

2000 The Yards

2000 Reindeer Games

1999 The Cider House Rules

1999 The Astronaut’s Wife

1998 My Big Friend Joe

1998 Celebrity

1997 The Devil’s Advocate

1997 Trial and Error

1996 That Thing You Do!

1996 2 Days in the Valley

1995 Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest

Charlize Theron Monster

In 2004, Charlize Theron received her first (and last) Oscar for her role in Monster . In the film she played a serial killer, which was based on a real case. And to do so, the actress had to undergo an obvious physical change. 

From a distance, one might even think that she had been awarded for exposing herself to a transformation that did not benefit her at all (the Academy usually values ​​it when awarding), but now we know that the reality was quite different.

Because Theron has explained that he had to face the demands and criticism of the executive producers of the film, directed by Patty Jenkins . “There were a lot of fights,” the actress revealed at a panel discussion organized by The Hollywood Reporter . “ 

As soon as I started to gain weight, one of the financiers called me . He actually told me that his wife had seen me and she had said ‘Have you seen Charlize? Have you seen what she looks like she’. And I got that call asking me what was going on with all that.”

Charlize Theron Marvel

In the Marvel Studios movie, she plays Clea , a sorceress from another dimension who, if her plot lengthens, could give us truly interesting moments alongside the character of Benedict Cumberbatch . Although she does not panic: her signing for the Amazon Prime Video series seems merely episodic.

And it is that Theron appears at the beginning of the season in a most epic sequence. Which corresponds to one of the movies that Vought usually shoots with its heroes. In it, he plays Stormfront herself.

Charlize Theron Net Worth

Theron has also made money from her work as a film producer. His production company, ‘Denver and Delilah Productions‘, is in charge of producing several films. Some that Theron has also starred in include ‘Dark Places’ and ‘The Burning Plain’. 

Most of the money that Charlize Theron has earned comes from her involvement in the film industry. However, this is not the only way the actress has amassed a personal net worth of $110 million. 

She has also endorsed products for some major brands. Among them are Christian Dior, for which she was a spokesperson for the J’adore campaign, and Raymond Well Watches.

Charlize Theron Private Life

In the mid-1990s, she had a two-year relationship with actor Craig Bierko.Between 1997 and 2001, she dated Stephan Jenkins, a member of the Third Eye Blind gang.

She then start dating Irish actor Stuart Townsend, with whom she starred in Trapped (2002) and Head in the Clouds (2004). 

They broke up in January 2010 after nearly nine years together. In early 2014, she was related to actor Sean Penn , they broke up in late June 2015.

On March 14, 2012 she stated that she adopted a boy named Jackson. She adopted a girl in July 2015 named August. In April 2019, she said that Jackson, then seven years old, was a trans girl.

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