Uma Karuna Thurman is an American model and actress.

Her estimated net worth is approximately 45$ million.

Early life

Uma Karuna Thurman was born on April 29, 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts. Her father is an Indo-Tibetan Buddhist professor Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman. Her mother is Swedish-German model Nena von Schlebrügge. Uma has three brothers and half sister. She attended to Amherst Regional Middle School.

When she was a kid, she were introverted and suffered from body dysmorphic disorder.

Uma early discovered her love to act and talent scouts offered her a chance to act professionally.

Personal life

Uma was married two times. She was first-time married to Gary Oldman, but they divorced after two years. In 1998 she married to an actor Ethan Hawke with whom she has son Levon and daughter Maya. They divorced in 2005.

Two times she was in a relationship with Franch businessman Andre Balazs with whom she has daughter Luna.

Uma is known for her activism and charity work. She was the supporter of the campaigns of democracy candidates Hillary Clinton, John Karry and Joseph Driscoll. She is also a member of charitable organization Room to Grow.

Model and Acting Career

Uma was 15-year-old when she signed for agency Click Models. Very soon she was on the cover of British Vogue.

Uma’s movie debut was in the high school comedy Johnny Be Good ( 1988 ). The same year she took the role of the model Laura in the psychological thriller Kiss Daddy Goodnight. She has a small appearance in the fantasy film The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.

Uma gain lead role in the provocative drama Henry & June ( 1990 ) and received positive critics from New York Times. The next lead role in the comedy-drama Even Cowgirls Get the Blues ( 1993 ) wasn’t received good critics and Uma’s acting was interpreted as shallow.

Uma co-starring with Robert De Niro in the crime drama Mad Dog and Glory ( 1993 ) and gain positive reviews. In the box office hit, Pulp Fiction ( 1994 ) Uma was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar.

Before her motherhood brake, she appeared comedy Beautifull Girls ( 1996 ) and sci-fi Gattaca ( 1997 ).

Uma was an executive producer and lead role in the HBO film Hysterical Blindness ( 2002 ), where she won a Golden Globe Award for the Best Actress.

The role of the Beatrix Kiddo in Tarantino’s movie Kill Bill brings her wide popularity. Empire Magazine assigned the role as one of The 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time. She was nominated for four awards.

She back to the modeling in 2006 when became a spokeswoman for French cosmetic/fashion companies Lancome and  Louis Vuitton.

Uma was the part of the jury at the International Film Festival in Cannes.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Uma Karuna Thurman

Date of Birth: April 29, 1970

Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Age: 46 years

Profession: actress, model

Height: 1.80

Weight: 64 kg

Net worth: 45$ million