Young and old, almost all famous celebrities are fond of the must have women’s fashion accessory. Who doesn’t know the name of Angelina Jolie? In her mid-forties, she is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She is recipient of an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. She has Hollywood's highest-paid actress. Having a family background of celebrities. For many years, she was projected by the media as one of the most beautiful women of the world and also as one of the most influential and powerful person in American entertainment industry.
Jolie’s personal life has been very eventful right from her early childhood. Born in Los Angeles in 1975, her parents separated within the first year of Jolie’s birth. She and her brother lived with their mother. The two had to live on the modest income of their mother. Through her teens, she remained emotionally disturbed and found it hard to connect with other people. Jolie became drug addict and used all drugs including heroin until early nineties. She suffered episodes of depression and twice planned to commit suicide. In 1999, she had nervous breakdown and remain admitted in the hospital for three days. Her broken friendship with her first boyfriend in her teens had a lot to contribute towards difficult period of her life. Jolie separated from her third husband in 2016. She happens to have married thrice, has six children including the three adopted ones.
She made her first breakthrough in films in late nineties and her mainstream recognition started with the beginning of the 21st century. Her main box office success was from 2005 to 2010 where after she also started directing and producing films.
Another side of her personality is her love for the humanity. She has made good and noble use of her influence and power immensely contributing towards the humanitarian issues. She continues to strive for the humanitarian causes like conservation, education, and women's rights. She is special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. She has contributed a lot towards conservation and community development, child immigration and education, and human rights with special emphasis on women’s rights.
There’s a lot to learn from the life of Angelina Jolie. Having a very difficult and modest start with living a very disturbed life, she has made it to what she is today. Both her struggle and luck have a role to play in it.