Charlize Theron Biography

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron

Full name: Charlize Theron
Birth date: 
August 07, 1975
Birth place: Transvaal Province, South Africa
Years active: 
Spouse (s): 
Stuart Townsend
Zodiac sign: 

Charlize Theron is a South African descent, American actress. The Oscar-winning actress comes to the timeline around the world for her terrific performance in the movie Monster. The movie ‘North Country and ‘Monster’ convey most of the fame in her career. Theron won the Academy Award for her outstanding performance in the movie ‘Monster’. She received US citizenship in 2007, but still maintains her South African citizenship.

Charlize Theron Early Life:

Charlize Theron was born on August 07, 1975, in Transvaal Province, South Africa to Gerda Jacoba Aletta and Charles Jacobus Theron. The family lived on a working farm just outside of Johannesburg. The home was unhappy, her father was drug addicted man. Frequently he used to torture wife and daughter. One day her mother shot and killed the father. The shooting was legally adjudged that was self-defense to the mother. She faces no charges for the shooting.

She studied at Putfontein Primary School. Then Theron admitted into a boarding school. She enrolled at the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg. Theron participated at Johannesburg modeling contest and won the title when she was 16 years old. Then she moved to Italy and won the International New Model Today competition.

Charlize Theron Career:

Charlize Theron kicks off the journey in the media industry with modeling. She pursued to build up a career in Hollywood film industry but her Afrikaner accent was a barrier to her. Theron strove lots to hide her African accent with just right American inflections.

The actress made her debut in the film industry with the horror movie ‘Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest’ in 1995. Following the year, she appeared in the movie ‘2 Days in the Valley’. In 1997, Theron showed off a terrific performance in the movie ‘The Devil’s Advocate’. In 2003, Charlie made her career paramount performance in the movie ‘Monster’. The movie created a fierce stir enough in the box office and conveyed Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award for the actress. Still now, she acted lots of successful movies in the Hollywood film industry.

Personal Life:

Charlize Theron had a love relation with actor Carig Bierko in the mid-1990s. She dated Stephan Jenkins from 1997 to 2001 but they split the relationship. Then the actress began a long-term relationship with actor Stuart Townsend, the couple called it split in 2010. In late 2013, she began dating with actor Sean Penn, the pair split in June 2015.

Charlize Theron has two adopted children. A boy named Jackson adopted in March 2012 and a girl adopted in July 2015.

Charlize Theron Height Weight and Body Measurement:

Height: 5 feet 10 inches
55 kg
Bra size:
34 B
Waist Size:
24 inches
Hip Size:
36 inches
Body measurement:
36-24-36 inches
Hair color:
Dyed Blonde
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Body shape:
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