|Natalie Portman is an American actress, director, and producer who was born in Israel. She's worked in movies since she was a teenager, starring in both blockbusters and independent films, for which she's won numerous awards, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards. At the age of 12, Portman made her acting debut in the Action drama film Léon: The Professional, in which she played a young protege of a hitman.
She made her Broadway debut in the 1998 production of The Diary of a Young Girl while still in high school and garnered international notoriety for a role as Padmé Amidala in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 1999. Portman's career took off with roles as Evey Hammond in V for Vendetta, 2005 Anne Boleyn in The Other Boleyn Girl 2008, and a disturbed dancer in Black Swan 2010 earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress. She then starred Jane Foster in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero flicks Thor 2011 and Thor: The Dark World 2013, making her one of the highest-paid actresses in the world.
Her full name is Natalie Herschlag is also known as NAT; she was born June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is 160 centimeters or five feet three inches tall. Dancing, particularly ballet, jazz, and tap, reading and promoting books most recently on Instagram, ice skating, which she learned while filming Beautiful Girls, and modeling are among her interests. Purse and bag collecting impressions, particularly of Lily Tomlin and brow tweezing, are her habits. She also considers herself obsessive-compulsive in some ways. She enjoys music as well, and as previously stated, she enjoys old-school hip hop and indie music. Michael Jackson's Ben is her favorite song. Benjamin Millipede, a French dancer, and choreographer is Portman's husband. The couple started dating in 2009 after meeting on the set of Black Swan and married on August 4, 2012, in a Jewish wedding in Big Sur, California. Natalie and her spouse Benjamin Millepied have a son named Aleph Portman-Millepied, born on June 7, 2011. Amalia, their daughter, was born on February 22, 2017. After Millepied got a post as director of dance with the Paris Opera Ballet, Portman indicated a wish to become a French citizen, and the family moved to Paris for a while there now based in Los Angeles.
Natalie Portman was born in Jerusalem to Jewish parents, Avner Hershlag, a gynecologist, and Shelley, an American housewife who works as Portman's agent. Her paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants to Israel, while her maternal grandparents were American Jews. Portman's inner family lived in Washington DC before moving to Connecticut in 1988 and then to Long Island in 1990.
Portman went to Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, Maryland, while living in Washington. She attended The Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts regularly and studied ballet and modern dance at The American Theatre dance workshop. Portman had mentioned that she was different from the other kids when she was younger. She was more ambitious, knew what she liked and desired, and put in much effort. She was a serious young woman. Since she was a child, Portman has expressed an interest in learning different languages and has studied French, Japanese, German, and Arabic.
When she was ten years old, a Revlon agency discovered Portman in a pizza restaurant and asked her to become a child model. She declined the offer but took advantage of the opportunity to get an agency. In 1992, she auditioned for Ruthless!, an Off-Broadway musical about a teenager willing to murder to obtain the lead in a school play. Portman auditioned for and was in Luc Besson's action movie Léon: The Professional, played as Mathilda, six months after Ruthless! She used her paternal grandmother's maiden name Portman as her stage name to preserve her privacy. Portman returned to school after filming The Professional and over the summer of 1994. She filmed a part of Marya Cohn's short film Developing.
Portman was cast opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet 1996, but she dropped out during rehearsals as studio bosses determined she was too young for the part then she took part in The last episode of The Star Wars prequel trilogy Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith was Portland's first cinematic release of 2005. It was the second highest-grossing film of the year, grossing nearly $848 million.
Portman began 2006 by hosting an edition of Saturday Night Live, a sketch comedy show on television. Next, Portman played a ballerina overwhelmed with the possibility of dancing Swan Lake in Darren Aronofsky's psychological horror-thriller Black Swan after producing and CO starring alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the black comedy Hesher 2010.
Jane Foster is a scientist and love interest of the titular character played by Chris Hemsworth in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Thor was Portman's final cinematic release of 2011. Thor: The Dark World, in which she reprised her role as Jane Foster, grossed over $644 million worldwide, making it the 10th highest-grossing film of 2013. Portman will also be Jane Foster in Thor: Love and Thunder, set to hit theaters in 2022.
Natalie Portman is a match roughly $90 million in her career thanks to a career path that encompasses performing since she was a youngster, directing, writing, producing, and sponsorships such as her continuous contract are Miss Dior. Natalie Portman's net worth is $90 million. Natalie Portman has a $6.5 million beach house. It's a very modern estate near Montecito, California, near Santa Barbara. Barton Meyers designed the 3991 square foot home with a lot of steel, glass, concrete, and three glass doors that open up an indoor-outdoor floor layout. The single-story home has four bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, various fireplaces, and a garden entering the sprawling estate spans 10.4 acres and includes a new pool and a great patio and garden space.
Portman also has a four-bedroom, two-bathroom house in Los Feliz's Laughlin Park neighborhood, which he purchased for $3.25 million in 2009. Angelina Jolie bought the historic Cecil B DeMille residence for $24.5 million in the same area. The cars in Portland's garage include a Mercedes Benz S400 hybrid, Toyota Prius, Lexus RX, Ford Escape, and Mercedes S Class.
The Oscar winner is head over heels for the $3,000 Dior Addict flap bags, a tiny purse with classic lines, the trademark Dior logo, and gold hardware from the 2017 collection. Natalie transformed the opulent piece into a functional crossbody bag by adding a rainbow embroidered shoulder strap. Current versions retail for around $1,500. That substitutes the traditional gold chain with interlaced leather detail, resulting in a truly distinctive aesthetic statement.