Charlize Theron Net WorthReal Name: Charlize Theron
Date of Birth: 08/07/1975
Place of Birth: Benoni, Transvaal Province, South Africa
2017 Net Worth: $110 Million
2016 Earnings: $15 Million
Profession: Actress, model, producer
Charli, Charlize Biography
Charlize Theron was born in August of 1975 in Benoni, South Africa. Theron is an old child and grew up on the family farm with her mother and alcoholic father. Her father attacked her mother and threatened the young Theron in a drunken rage. Theron’s mother shot and killed him. Courts later absolved her mother as being self-defense. Theron felt that she did not fit in at school and was sent to a boarding school in Johannesburg when she was 13. As a teen, Theron wanted to be a dancer but won a modeling contract when she was 16. Theron and her mother moved to Milan, Italy for her modeling job, which took her all over Europe and New York City, where she enrolled in ballet school. A knee injury forced her to end her dancing career.
Theron was actually discovered by her first manager when she was at a bank, yelling at a teller who was refusing to cash a check. In less than one year, Theron began receiving film offers and has since gone on to make numerous blockbuster movies including The Cider House Rules, The Legend of Bagger Vance, Men of Honor, Mighty Joe Young, The Devil’s Advocate, and Monster, for which she won an Academy Award. Theron was been on the cover of Playboy, Vanity Fair, and other magazines. Theron has also had a successful acting career in television as well with roles on Arrested Development, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers. Theron became the face of J’adore perfume by Christian Dior and earned a cool $3 million for the use of her imagine in print media.
Theron has never married but recently adopted two children. Her long time relationship with fellow actor Stuart Townsend appeared to end in 2010. She had been seeing actor Sean Penn but split with him in June of 2015. Theron has a current net worth of $110 million, which will surely increase with her newly released movie Mad Max: Fury Road.