Halle Berry is an American Actress, model, a film producer, and a beauty queen with an estimated net worth of $80 million. She began her career in the year 1986, when she was ranked second in the Miss USA Beauty Pageant and bagged the first place in Miss USA World Beauty Pageant.
Since then she was busy acting movies. She has received lots of recognition for her acting, including the Emmy Award, Golden Globe, as well as SAG Award.
She has also won the Oscar Award for best actress in the movie Monster’s Ball.
She was also nominated for BAFTA award in 2001 for the same role.
She was born in 14 August 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio. She was born to an African-American Father and White mother.
Halle Berry is the only African-American actress for winning Academy Award for best actress. She is the younger daughter and has an elder sister Heidi.
Halle Berry had to face racial discrimination in her school, but all these experiences instilled in her a desire to excel in life. As a result, she became the class president, and head cheerleader at school.
She has risen to such a level of fame only as a result of her hard work and determination. She is a native of Cleveland. Berry attended the Cleveland’s Cuyahoga Community College, for broadcast Journalism, but left the college after a while.
She travelled to Chicago then to New York City where she found her first job as a catalogue model. At the age of 17, she became the winner of Miss Teen All –American Pageant.
She managed to get roles in the miniscreen at the end of 80’s. Some of those were, The Living Dolls (1989) and a one year long series -Knot’s landing (1991). Her first film was Jungle Fever. She acted in more prominent support roles after her debut movie.
They were The Last Boy Scout in the year 1991 and Boomerang in the year 1992. Stone Age Seductress, Losing Isaiah, Solomon and Sheeba, The Rich Man’s Wife, Executive Decision were a few out of many movies in which Berry has played an important part.
Her big-budget contributions also included the high profile role, Storm, in the X-Men series (2000), the crime thriller Swordfish, Die Another Day. She also appeared in X-Men Sequels.
She is currently the official spokeswoman of the brand Revlon. Approximately, Halle earns around $16 million yearly as an actress. Her major source of income is from the movies. She charges $10 to $15 million per movie.
She has a lush vacation home in Canada, the Canadian Hoose, worth $1.9 million. She owns a $5 million mansion in Malibu.
A few of her luxury cars includes BMW, Lexus RX. She also donates money for charity. She had played an important part in the Diabetes Awareness campaign.
She has auctioned her autographed photos to raise funds for charity. She was awarded the Mothers Who Make a Difference for her contributions to the poor and needy children.
Full name: Halle Maria Berry
Date of birth: 14 August 1966
Birth place: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Age: 50 Years
Profession: Film Actress, Model, Film Producer
Height: 1.66 m
Weight: 55 Kg
Net worth: $80 million