Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Halle Berry earned name and fame in her career as an actor and is known for her role as Storm in various X-men movie series, James Bond girl, Giacinta Johnson in Die Another Day, Ginger Knowles in Swordfish and Dorothy Dandrige in the television movie Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. For her role as Dorothy Dandridge, she won Emmy Award and Golden Globe award and won Best Actress in Academy Awards from the 2002 movie Monster's Ball and became the only woman of African-American descent to have won the award.
Maria Halle Berry was born on 14th August 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. An American by nationality, she belongs to mixed ethnicity and her birth sign is Leo.
Talking about her family, she is the youngest child of Judith Ann who was a psychiatric nurse and Jerome Jesse Berry who was a hospital attendant and later became a bus driver. After her mother and father divorced she was raised by her mom with her elder sister Heidi Berry-Henderson.
Halle graduated from Bedford High School at there she was a cheerleader, honor student, and editor of the school newspaper. She later joined Cuyahoga Community College.
After her college, she entered a beauty pageant contests and won Miss Teen All America and Miss Ohio USA. She was the first African-American to entered in Miss World in 1986.
Academy award winner enlisted in 50 Most Beautiful People in the world and secure 1st in 2003. she was named as Sexiest Women Alive from Esquire magazine in 2008. She also stated that born from an African American father and a white mother her biracial background was painful and confusing.
She has been married three times and had two children from her relationship.
She was married to Olivier Martinez, she was dating for many years and engaged for 17 months and got married on 13th July 2013. She welcomed her child son Maceo Robert Martinez on 5th October 2013.
The couple got divorced on 28th December 2016.
She dated Gabriel Aubry in 2005 and welcomed daughter Nahla Ariela Aubry on 16th March 2008. The love bird had relations for two more years after their daughter was born and separated in 2010.
Before that, she was married to Eric Benet on 24th January 2001 and the couple lived together for 4 years. Halle and her husband got divorced on 3rd January 2005.
Her first marriage was with David Justice the couple took wedding vows on 1st January 1993. The couple were together for four years and separated on 24th June 1997.
She had earned her wealth as an actor in the Hollywood movie industry, here are some of her movies with her salary and released year.
|Die Another Day||2002||$4,000,000|
She owns a mansion which is 6000 squre foot of living space and 1400 square foot of guest house which is estimated to be around $15 million at malibu and $5 million worth Mediterranean-style home in Beverly Hills.
Halle Berry debuted from the television series Living Dolls in 1989 and appeared in 4 other series and got her silver screen role as Vivian in 1991 film Jungle Fever. She also shared a screen with Eddie Murphy in 1992 movie Boomerang. She got her major role as Jean in Executive Decision with actor Kurt Russell.
She was noted as a good actor from the television movie Introducing Dorothy Dandridge from which she won the Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award in 1999. After that, she appeared as Strom in 2000 with X-men movie and share screen with Hugh Jackman.
She again shared a screen with X-men co-actor and John Travolta in the movie Swordfish in 2001. The same year her movie Monster's Ball with actor Billy Bob Thornton and Heath Ledger was released and she won Oscar Award for Best Actress and became fist African-American to win an Academy Award.
She also became a James Bond girl in Die Another Day in 2002. She continued to play as Strom in X-men United in 2002, X-Men: The Last Stand 2006 and X-Men: Days of Future Past in 2014. She shared her screen with Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, among others in 2019 movie John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum.
Furthermore, she had given her voice for an animation movie Robots in 2005 and television series The Simpsons in 2011.
Halle Berry is an American actress.
She stands 5 feet 6 inches or 168 in cm
She has 2 kids from her relationships.
She has an estimated net worth of $ 80 million.