Uma Karuna Thurman is an American model and actress.

Her estimated net worth is approximately 36$ million.

Early life

Kimila Ann “Kim” Basinger was born on December 8, 1953 in Athens, Georgia. She is the daughter of a formal actress, model, and swimmer Ann Lee and big band musician Donald Wade Basinger. Kim has two brothers and two sisters. Raised as a methodist, she has a Scottish, Irish, German and English ancestry.

From very early age she studied bullet until the teen period. When she was a student at the University of Georgia, she abandoned studies and went to New York to pursue a modeling career. During the model days, she parallelly goes to acting classes at the Neighborhood Playhouse.

Personal life

Kim was married twice.  The first time she married to makeup artist Ron Snyder-Britton in 1980. He claimed in his memoir has a miscarriage during their merriag.e that Kim.  They divorced in 1989. After the divorce, she entered in a relationship with producer Jon Peters.

In 1999 she married to actor Alec Baldwin, with whom she has daughter Ireland Baldwin. They also divorced in 2002.

Kim is known for her vegetarianism and activism for animal rights.

Model and Acting Career

From 1971 Kim was a Ford Model, but in 1976 she left the modeling and went to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.

The first appearance she has the TV shows Charlie’s Angels and  McMillan & Wife.  The first lead role she got in the film Katie: Portrait of a Centerfold ( 1978 ). Kim played Katie McEvera, a wannabe actress. The next year she has a role in miniseries From Here to Eternity,  where her partner was Natalie Wood. However, the first well-critic-accepted role was in the drama Hard Country ( 1981 ).

In 1983 she took hermost important role of Bond girl in spy movie Never Say Never Again. In order to promote this role,  she used her naked pictures shooted for the Playboy. Thanks to this photos she also gains the role in the sports drama The Natural, for which she was nominated from GGA for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1987 with Jeff Bridges she co-starred in comedy Nadine.

Acting in the box office hit Batman, where she played Vicki Vale, brings her popularity.

During the 90s she has a motherhood break, but she back on the screen as a femme fatal in L.A. Confidential. Thanks to this role, she earned three awards: Golden Globe, SAG and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

During the 00s she has multiple successful appearances in the films such as The Door in the Floor,  Cellular, The Sentinel, The Burning Plain,  The Informers, Charlie St. Cloud and so on.

Kim is an owner Athena Award for lifetime achievements in the cinematic arts and National Board of Review award. In the Hollywood Walk of Fame she has two stars.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Kimila Ann “Kim” Basinger

Date of Birth: December 8, 1953

Birth Place: Athens, Georgia

Age: 63 years

Profession: actress, model

Height: 1.71

Weight: 56 kg

Net worth: 36$ million