Angelina Jolie is an American actress, producer, philanthropist, spokesperson, and humanitarian with a $120 million net worth. When earning $20 million for a single role, Angelina Jolie was occasionally among the highest-paid actresses in the world. Angelina typically makes $20–30 million from movie pay and endorsements in a given year. For instance, Angelina made $35 million between June 2019 and June 2020.
Angelina Jolie alone made about $120 million in movie royalties between 2001 and 2011. For the first Lara Croft film, she made $7 million, and for the second, she made $12 million. For the films Mr. & Mrs. Smith, The Good Shepherd, and A Mighty Heart, she made $10 million. For Wanted, Salt, and The Tourist, her pay increased to $15 million, $20 million, and $19 million, respectively.
Angelina Jolie’s Early Life
Jolie, the daughter of the actor Jon Voight, grew up in New York for the majority of her youth until moving to Los Angeles at the age of 11. She spent two years studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute before enrolling in Beverly Hills High School. Later, she attended New York University to study acting. She did modeling and starred in music videos in addition to acting in theatrical shows.
A ”Place in Time” had its world premiere at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival. After that, she produced and directed the war-romance movie ”In the Land of Blood and Honey”. Another war movie with real-life circumstances was ”Unbroken”, which Jolie directed in 2014. She co-starred in By the Sea with her ex-husband Brad Pitt in 2015, which she also directed. Another war biopic that she just directed, ”First They Killed My Father”, came out in 2017.
Jolie hasn’t directed a movie in a while, but she does have a forthcoming picture called ”Without Blood” with Selma Hayek that will highlight her directing abilities. She signed a three-year worldwide filmmaking contract with Fremantle in March 2022, and the two companies are collaborating to make the movie, according to Variety. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ”Demián Bichir” will also appear in the film ”Without Blood”, which is based on the same-titled book by Alessandro Baricco. Fans still have time before it is released as it is still in the early phases of development. Here is a ranking of the movies Jolie has directed while we wait.
Angelina Jolie’s As Philanthropist
Jolie made the highest donation the branch had ever received from a single person when she gave $1 million in 2001 in response to a global UNHCR emergency appeal. Soon after, Jolie received the UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador designation, which she held until 2012, when she was elevated to the position of “Special Envoy,” where she continues to fight for the rights of refugees and the poor around the world.
Jolie traveled to numerous nations affected by natural disasters as part of her role as a UN Goodwill Ambassador. She also championed humanitarian causes on a political level. With her husband Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie founded the Jolie-Pitt foundation, which has given hundreds of thousands of dollars to numerous human rights organizations.
At the Fifth Annual Governor’s Awards, Jolie most recently received the renowned Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award is given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to those who have made noteworthy humanitarian accomplishments.
The honor bears Jean Hersholt’s name, a well-known on-screen performer and humanitarian who oversaw the Motion Picture Relief Fund for 18 years. Jolie joins an impressive list of previous prize winners that also includes Oprah Winfrey, Paul Newman, and Audrey Hepburn, to name just a few.