Charlize Theron Biography, Age, Father, Son, Boyfriend, Married, Movies, Oscar And Long Shot

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Charlize Theron Biography

Charlize Theron is a South African-American actress and film producer. She is the recipient of several accolades. These includes an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and the Silver Bear for Best Actress.

Charlize Theron

In the 1990s Theron came to international prominence by playing the leading lady in the Hollywood films The Devil’s Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), and The Cider House Rules (1999). She received critical acclaim for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster in 2003, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She became the first South African to win an Oscar in a major acting category.

Theron received another Academy Award nomination for playing a sexually abused woman seeking justice in the drama North Country (2005). Since that time she has s starred in several top-grossing action films. These includes Hancock (2008), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), Prometheus (2012), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The Fate of the Furious (2017), and Atomic Blonde (2017). She also received credit for playing troubled women in Jason Reitman’s comedy-dramas Young Adult (2011) and Tully (2018).

Theron has ventured into film production with her company Denver and Delilah Productions since the early 2000s. She has produced a number of films, many of which she had a starring role in, including The Burning Plain (2008) and Dark Places (2015). In 2007 Theron became an American citizen , while retaining her South African citizenship. Time named her in 2016, in their annual Time 100 listing of the most influential people in the world.

How Old Is Charlize Theron |Charlize Theron Age

Charlize was born on 7 August 1975 in Benoni, in the then Transvaal Province now know as Gauteng province of South Africa. She is 44 years old as of 2019.

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Charlize Theron Family | Charlize Theron Parents

Charlize was born in Benoni, in the then-Transvaal Province now known as Gauteng Province of South Africa. She is the daughter to Gerda (née Maritz)and Charles Theron (born 27 November 1947). Second Boer War figure Danie Theron was her great-great-uncle. Theron is from an Afrikaner family, and her ancestry includes Dutch as well as French and German. Her French forebears were early Huguenot settlers in South Africa. “Theron” is an Occitan surname (originally spelled Théron) pronounced in Afrikaans as [trɔn].

Charlize Theron Father|Charlize Theron Mother

Theron was brought up on her parents’ farm in Benoni, near Johannesburg. Theron’s father Charles Theron who was an alcoholic, on 21 June 1991 threatened both teenaged Charlize and her mother while drunk, physically attacking her mother. Her mother then shot and killed him. The shooting was legally adjudged to have been self-defence, and her mother faced no charges.

Charlize Theron Education

Theron joined Putfontein Primary School (Laerskool Putfontein). At that time she said she was not “fitting in.”When she was thirteen years , she was sent to boarding school and began her studies at the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg. Though Theron is fluent in English, her first language is Afrikaans.

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Theron started a relationship with Irish actor Stuart Townsend after meeting him on the set of the 2002 film Trapped. They lived together in Los Angeles and Ireland. Theron broke up with Townsend in January 2010.

Theron began dating American actor Sean Penn in December 2013. They announced their engagement in December 2014. Theron in June 2015 she ended their relationship.

Charlize stayed single since her 2015 break up with Sean penn.  There were rumors that back in 2012 she was dating Alexander Skarsgard but their short romance ended after Just a few dates with each going their separate ways.

Reportedly Charlize and Alexander have rekindled their relationship nearly six years after first dating, according to life & Style.  They are trying to keep things private but have reportedly been flirting on set of their new film, political comedy Flarsky.  The two are known to avoid the Hollywood scene and feel bit like outsiders in the industry.

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Theron has two adoptive kids a son and a daughter August and Jackson. August was adopted in 2015. On September 21, 2018 Theron was seen doting on her daughter while stepping out in Los Angeles the sunny last day of summer. Theron Scooped August up into her arms and gave the tyke a kiss on the head while strolling through a parking lot.

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Her son Jackson was adopted in 2012. Reportedly she was spotted with her 6 year old son with braids dressed in girls cloths. Rumors of Theron raising her son as a girl have been spreading for years, but photos of the two out and about back in April of 2018 prove them true, but new photos are making people angry over again.

According to celebrity blog Industry On Blast, her son would reportedly act out and throw tantrums about wanting to be dressed as a girl. The misbehavior got so bad that Charlize finally gave in.

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Charlize is not yet married she has been in three unsuccessful relationship.  Reportedly she is currently dating Alexander.

Charlize Theron New Movie |Charlize Theron Upcoming Movies

The Addams Family  2019
Flarsky  2019

Charlize Theron New Comedy | Long Shot

Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen realized a comedy called Long Shot. While it seems like these two actors might make an odd pairing for a movie, it seems to work out great and it looks like they have a fun comedic chemistry with each other.

Lionsgate has released a new trailer for the film and it offers up some new funny footage, some of which might just bring you some laughs.

The film comes from Rogen and Evan Goldberg, and it also stars O’Shea Jackson Jr.

Charlize Theron Young |Actress Charlize Theron |Charlize Theron Model |Charlize Theron Childhood

In spite of  seeing herself as a dancer, Theron at 16 won a one-year modelling contract at a local competition in Salerno.  Together with her mother moved to Milan, Italy.  Theron spent a year modelling throughout Europe.   Together with her mother moved to the US, both New York City and Miami. She joined  the Joffrey Ballet School in New York, where she trained as a ballet dancer until a knee injury closed this career path.  In 2008 as Theron recalled:

She went to New York for three days to model, and then She spent a winter in New York in a friend’s windowless basement apartment. She was broke, she was taking class at the Joffrey Ballet, and her knees gave out. She realized She  couldn’t dance anymore, and She went into a major depression. Her mom came over from South Africa and said, ‘Either she  figure out what to do next or she goes back  home, because she can sulk in South Africa’.

Theron when she was 19 flew to Los Angeles, on a one-way ticket her mother bought for her, intending to work in the film industry. During the first  months there, Theron  went to a Hollywood Boulevard bank to cash a cheque her mother had sent to help with the rent. After the teller refused to cash it she  engaged in a shouting match with him.  When agent John Crosby who was waiting for her  show  this, talent he  handed her his business card.  Subsequently he introduced her to casting agents and also an acting school.  She later fired him as her manager after he kept sending her scripts for films similar to Showgirls and Species.

After  Theron spent several months in the city she  made her film debut with a non-speaking role in the horror film Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995). Her first speaking role was that of a hitwoman in 2 Days in the Valley (1996). Although it was a small role, a lingerie-clad Theron was prominently featured on the movie poster, and film offers for hot-chick parts quickly followed. But Theron turned them down. “A lot of people were saying, ‘You should just hit while the iron’s hot,’” she remarked. “But playing the same part over and over doesn’t leave you with any longevity. And I knew it was going to be harder for me, because of what I look like, to branch out to different kinds of roles.”

Charlize Theron Oscar |Charlize Theron Awards

“Oscars” or the Academy Awards, are a set of awards given annually for excellence of cinematic achievements. The awards, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), were first held in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Charlize  has received one award from two nominations.





MonsterBest ActressWon
North CountryBest ActressNominated

How Tall Is Charlize Theron

Charlize stands at a height of 1.77 m.

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Charlize Theron Movies List |Charlize Theron Film |Charlize Theron Filmy

2019 – FlarskyFilms that have not yet been released as Charlotte Field
2019 – The Addams FamilyFilms that have not yet been released as Morticia Addams
2018 – Tully as Marlo Moreau
2018 – Gringo as Elaine Markinson
2017 – Atomic Blonde Lorraine Broughton
2017 – The Fate of the Furious Cipher as F. Gary Gray
2016 – The Huntsman: Winter’s War as Queen Ravenna
2016 – The Last Face as Wren Petersen
2016 – Kubo and the Two Strings as Monkey
2016 – Brain on Fire as Gerard Barrett
2015 – Dark Places as Libby Day
2015 – Mad Max: Fury Road as Imperator Furiosa
2014 – A Million Ways to Die in the West as Anna
2012 – Snow White and the Huntsman as Queen Ravenna
2012 – Prometheus as Meredith Vickers
2011 – Young Adult as Mavis Gary
2009 – The Road as Wife
2009 – Astro Boy as Narrator
2008 – Sleepwalking as Joleen Reedy
2008 – Hancock as Mary Embrey
2008 – The Burning Plain as Sylvia
2007 – In the Valley of Elah as Det. Emily Sanders
2007 – Battle in Seattle as Ella
2006 – East of Havana
2005 – North Country as Josey Aimes
2005 – Æon Flux as Æon Flux
2004 – Head in the Clouds as Gilda Bessé
2003 – The Italian Job as Stella Bridger
2003 – Monster as Aileen Wuornos
2002 – Trapped as Karen Jennings
2002 – Waking Up in Reno as Candy Kirkendall J
2001 – Sweet November as Sara Deever
2001 – 15 Minutes as Rose Hearn
2001 – The Curse of the Jade Scorpion as Laura Kensington
2000 – Reindeer Games as Ashley Mercer
2000 – The Yards as Erica Stoltz
2000 – Men of Honor as Gwen Sunday
2000 – The Legend of Bagger Vance as Adele Invergordon
1999 – The Astronaut’s Wife as Jillian Armacost
1999 – The Cider House Rules as Candy Kendall
1998 – Celebrity as Supermodel
1998 – Mighty Joe Young as Jill Young
1997 – Trial and Error as Billie Tyler
1997 – The Devil’s Advocate as Mary Ann Lomax
1996 – 2 Days in the Valley as Helga Svelgen
1996 – That Thing You Do! as Tina Powers
1995 – Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest as Eli’s follower
TBA Fair and Balanced Films that have not yet been released – Megyn Kelly

Charlize Theron Tv Shows

The Orville – 2017 as Pria Lavesque
Mindhunter – 2017
Girlboss – 2017
Saturday Night Live – 2014 as Host
Hatfields & McCoys – 2013
Top Chef – 2012 as Herself/Guest Judge
2006 – Daniel’s Mother / Mother / Waitress
2005 – Rita Leeds
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers – 2004 as Britt Ekland
Saturday Night Live – 2000 as Host
Hollywood Confidential – 1997 as Sally Bowen

How Much Is Charlize Theron Worth

Charlize  is a South African-born actress, model and producer who has an estimated  net worth of $130 million.

Charlize Theron House | Charlize Theron Home

Currently Charlize owns five homes in the L.A. area. Her most recent acquisition is a two-bedroom, two-bath condo in The Broadway Hollywood building, which she picked up for $2,760,500 in 2007.

Charlize Theron Huntsman

Theron reprised her role as Queen Ravenna in the 2016 film The Huntsman: Winter’s War, a sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman, which was a critical and commercial failure.

Charlize Theron Quotes

These are some of Charlize ‘s quotes;

  1. If they ever do my life story, whoever plays me needs lots of hair color and high heels.
    Modeling was never a passion of mine.
  2. You are only as great as the opportunities that are given to you.
  3. Marriage equality is about more than just marriage. It’s about something greater. It’s about acceptance
  4. Hey, I’m a girl, and we like to play dress-up.
  5. I grew up in South Africa and I would look at maps and we were at the bottom of the world. There was this whole thing up there. I was always reading encyclopedias about the world. So travel was something I was always attracted to.
  6. I have a problem with cabinets being messy and people just shoving things in and closing the door. I will lie in bed and not be able to sleep because I’ll say to myself: ‘I think I saw something in that cabinet that just shouldn’t be there.’
  7. There’s nothing I despise more than people trying to be something that they’re not.
  8. If I don’t like seeing myself on the screen, I think when I start seeing that, that’s when I think I’ll stop.
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Charlize Theron Dog

It happens that even evil queens have kind hearts. A real example is Charlize Theron. She protects animal rights and takes dogs only from shelters

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