Julia Roberts Biography

Julia Roberts

Quick Facts About Julia Roberts

Celebrated Name Julia Roberts
Age 53 Years
Nick Name Jules
Birth Name Julia Fiona Roberts
Birth Date 1967-10-28
Gender Female
Profession Actor
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Smyrna, Georgia of United States
Nationality American
Father Walter Grady Roberts
Mother Betty Lou
Siblings 2: Eric Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan
School Griffin Middle School
High School Campbell High School
University Georgia State University
Height 175 cm
Weight 58 Kg
Marital Status Married
Net Worth $250 Million
Spouse Daniel Morder
Children 3: Hazel Moder, Phinnaeus Moder, Henry Daniel Moder
Best Known For Playing Vivian Ward in the 1990 romantic comedy Pretty Woman and as Shelby Eatenton Latcherie in the 1989 film "Steel Magnolias"
Awards Golden Globe Award
Religion Hinduism
Source of Wealth Acting Career
Body Measurement 34-24-35 in or 86-61-89 cm
Links Wikipedia Instagram

Julia Roberts is the leading name in the Hollywood entertainment industry, who has been contributing as an actress and executive producer since the 1980s. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman (1990) which grossed $464 million worldwide. Overall, her films have brought in a box office grossing of over $3.8 billion globally. She Julia played the role of Babs in the 1987 film "Firehouse" which was her debut movie but her role was uncredited. In 1987, Roberts appeared in NBC’s drama series Crime Story for her role as Tracy in just 1 episode titled “The Survivor” which was her debut TV Show. She is the owner of a production company named “Red Om”. If you read it reversed, it reads as “Moder”, which is the last name of Julia’s husband Daniel. She is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards. For her performance in Erin Brockovich (2000), Roberts won the Academy Award for Best Actress. Her most successful films include Mystic Pizza (1988), Steel Magnolias (1989), Pretty Woman (1990), Sleeping with the Enemy (1991), The Pelican Brief (1993), My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), Notting Hill (1999), Runaway Bride (1999), Erin Brockovich (2000), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Valentine's Day (2010), Eat Pray Love (2010), Money Monster (2016), and Wonder (2017). She has also been named the most beautiful woman in the world by People magazine a record five times. 

Julia Roberts shares a rare moment with husband Daniel Moder for their 19th anniversary

Julia Roberts sent some sparks flying on July 4 as she took to Instagram to thrill her more than nine million fans about her happy marriage with cinematographer, Daniel Moder. She rarely posts photos with Moder, 52. But on Sunday, the two celebrated an important milestone in their lives -- 19 years of marriage. With the caption, "19 years… Just getting started," the 53-year old Academy Award winner proudly told her fans about her exciting relationship with Moder whom she met on the set of her film, “The Mexican,” in 2000. In her holiday weekend selfie with Moder at the beach, Roberts wore an orange cap and sunglass with her arm wrapped her arm around her husband. The photo has since garnered nearly 600,000 likes from her fans. Roberts and Moder tied the knot on July 4, 2002, in Taos, New Mexico. The “Eat, Pray, Love” star and Moder are parents to 16-year old twins, Hazel and Finn, and son Henry, 14. “Today we start our 20th year of marriage,” Moder said in the Instagram post. “This photo was on a dusty road before that big idea…just holding on to this beautiful girl one day at a time. One epic day at a time.” 

Verified 19 years ❤️🤍💙 Just getting started! #conwings😉

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Famous For

  • Being an American actress and producer. 
  • Playing Vivian Ward in the 1990 romantic comedy Pretty Woman and as Shelby Eatenton Latcherie in the 1989 film "Steel Magnolias".
  • Considered one of the most bankable actresses in Hollywood, with over 20 of her leading actress films having earned at least $100 million at the box office.

Who are the Parents of Julia Roberts?

Julia Roberts was born on 28th October 1947 in Smyrna, Georgia, the United States. Her born name is Julia Fiona Roberts. She was born to Walter Grady Roberts, her father, and Betty Lou, her mother. She grew along with two siblings including her brother, Eric Roberts, and sister, Lisa Roberts Gillan. Born and raised in a Roman Catholic background, she is currently following Hinduism. Surrounded by the creative individuals from her childhood, her parents were proved as an inspirational source for her to involve in the performing sector. Her nationality is American and her ethnic background is Mixed as she is of Scottish, Irish, German, English, Swedish and Welsh descent. Her race is White. Scorpio is her astrological sign and her religion is Hinduism. Her mother is a Roman Catholic whereas her father was a Baptist. Julia was also raised a Catholic but later became a devotee of the guru Neem Karoli Baba (Maharaj-Ji), a picture of whom drew Roberts to Hinduism. She celebrated her 51st birthday with her dear ones as of 2020. 

About her educational qualification, she attended Fitzhugh Lee Elementary School, and later Griffin Middle School, and finally to Campbell High School in Smyrna, Georgia.

How was the Career of Julia Roberts?

  • Before completing graduation she headed towards New York to fulfill her childhood dream.
  • Soon after that, signing the modeling deal to the Click Modeling Agency, she had also joined the acting classes to develop her dexterity.
  • Professionally she began her career in the year 1987 landing a role in the television show ‘Crime Story’.
  • However, she became familiar among the Hollywood lovers after appearing in the 1988 movie ‘Satisfaction’.
  • Despite several critics, success followed her like a shadow through the movie ‘Mystic Pizza’ in 1988.
  • Granting the Golden Globe Award and Golden Globe Award, her featured role in the 1989 movie ‘Steel Magnolias’ had made her further popular.
  • Leaving many other famed stars behind, she earned more attention from worldwide viewers through the American box-office hit movie ‘Pretty Woman’.
  • Her convincing roles led her to win numerous awards along with good appreciation from the public mass.
  • Following that, she had established more impression on her fans delivering the powerful role as the title character of the movie ‘Erin Brockovich’.

Julia Roberts, American Actress and Producer

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  • Furthermore, to her notable acting projects, the Hollywood blockbusters including ‘Ocean’s Eleven’, ‘Ocean’s Twelve’, ‘Closer’, ‘Fireflies in the Garden’, ‘Duplicity’, ‘Valentine’s Day’, ‘Snow White’, ‘Mirror Mirror’ and many more along with several TV dramas like ‘The Normal Heart’ has been highlighted.
  • Moreover, she had served as executive producer on the TV sitcom ‘Queens Supreme’ (2003), ‘American Girl’ and ‘Kit Kittredge: An American Girl’ (2008).
  • Initially desired to be a Veterinarian, she moved to the entertainment line realizing that she “didn’t have the ability to deal with science on a brainiac kind of level”.
  • In 2013, Roberts starred alongside Meryl Streep and Ewan McGregor in the black comedy-drama August: Osage County. 
  • She also narrated "Women in Hollywood", an episode of the second season of Makers: Women Who Make America, in 2014.
  • She also appeared in Givenchy's spring-summer campaign and starred as a grieving mother opposite Nicole Kidman and Chiwetel Ejiofor in the little-seen film Secret in Their Eyes in 2015.
  • Then, she starred as a television director in the thriller "Money Monster".
  • She took on the role of a caseworker at a secret government facility in her first television series, "Homecoming", which premiered on November 2, 2018, on Amazon Video. 

Awards and Achievements

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Who is Julia Roberts married to?

Julia Roberts is married to her handsome husband, Daniel Moder, a cameraman since 2004. The couple started dating in 2000, while she was still in connection with Benjamin Bratt and Moder was still married to his first wife. The amiable relationship of the couple has resulted in the birth of three adorable children including 2004 born twins: Phinnaeus “Finn” Walter Moder and Hazel Patricia and 2007 born son Henry Daniel Moder. Currently, she is enjoying her life a lot with her husband and kids. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Julia Roberts Family

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Julia Roberts had shared her first marital bliss with Lyle Lovett, a singer in 1993. Just after two years of connection, the couple separated by the official divorce in 1995. Moreover, this beautiful and gorgeous star was reported for her romantic connections with several other celebrities like Liam Neeson, Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Matthew Perry, and Dylan McDermott. 

She has two pet dogs named Satchmo and Diego.

What is the Net Worth of Julia Roberts?

Through her lifetime work in the acting line, she has garnered a net worth of $250 million as of 2021. She has established herself as the highest-paid actress worldwide. Her earnings and salary is still to get disclosed yet. She is enjoying a luxurious lifestyle from her earnings. Her openhanded behavior has shown her interest in involving in charitable works. Along with the elevated fame in the Hollywood movie line, she has been highlighted with several tabloids regarding the subjects of plastic surgery with the process of nose job, Liposuction, and Botox treatment. This light-hearted woman has given her resources and time to UNICEF and supporting various charities and foundations as well. Providing donations to the poverty eradicating programs and supporting several campaigns like ‘Chime for Change’ of Gucci for spreading female empowerment, she has reflected her charities works. She has endorsed a number of brands such as America Online, L’Oreal, Lancôme, Nationwide Insurance, Gianfranco Ferré (received $5 million), Caffè Lavazza, Givenchy, etc. Her major source of wealth comes from her acting career. 

How tall is Julia Roberts?

Julia Roberts is a very beautiful actress with hot body figure. She has a tall height of 175 cm or 5 ft 9 in and her weight consist of 58 Kg or 128 lbs. Her hair color is Dark Blonde and she has a pair of beautiful light brown eyes. Her body measurement is 34-24-35 in or 86-61-89 cm. Her dress size is 4 US and her shoe size is 9 US. Overall, she has got a healthy body with charming smile. 

Did You Know?

  • She has two pet dogs named Satchmo and Diego.
  • Her parents married in 1965 and divorced in 1972
  • Julia was 10 when her father died due to cancer.
  • Men’s Health included her in the list of “100 Hottest Women of All-Time” in 2011.