Julia Roberts is an American actress and a producer who is a recipient of three Golden Globe awards. She is well-recognized in the movie industry for the portrayal of the lead role of Erin Brockovich in the 2000 American biographical legal drama movie, ‘Erin Brockovich’.

Quick Infos 
Full NameJulia Fiona Roberts
Date of birthOctober 28, 1967
Birth PlaceSmyrna, Georgia, United States
Parent(s)Betty Lou Bredemus
Walter Grady Roberts
OccupationActress, Producer
SpouseLyle Lovett (Divorced)
Daniel Moder (Present)
Age53 years
Height5 ft 8 in
Children3
NationalityAmerican
Net worthUS $250 million

She can also be seen playing the notable role of Susie Moss in the American television sitcom, ‘Friends’ where she played the role of Chandler Bing’s (Matthew Perry) old schoolmate with whom she pretends to play a short romantic relation just to leave him in a comedic situation for what he did almost 20 years prior. Moreover, she was also popular as one of the highest-paid actresses in the world during the 1990s.

 

Julia Roberts

Early Life and Bio

Julia Roberts’ full name is Julia Fiona Roberts. She was born on 28 October 1967 in Smyrna, Georgia, the United States to her mother, Betty Lou Bredemus who was an American actress and acting coach, and to her father, Walter Grady Roberts who was a Baptist. She was born and raised alongside her elder brother, Eric Roberts, and an older sister, Lisa Roberts. In addition to this, she also has a younger half-sister, Nancy Motes. Besides this, she is currently 53 years old with the zodiac sign of Scorpio.

 

Nationality and Physical Stats

Julia Roberts holds an American nationality and descends from English, German, Swedish, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and remote French ancestry. She was born and raised as a Catholic but as an adult, she likes to visit temples and pray. She is now a Hindu and practices Hinduism as her religion. Besides this, she stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.72m/172cms) tall and weighs around 57kgs (126lbs). Moreover, she has a slim body figure with a body measurement of 34-24-35 inches respectively. Furthermore, she has a pair of brown-colored eyes with brown colored hair.

 

Education: Schooling/University

Julia Roberts studied and graduated from Smyrna’s Campbell High School. For further studies, she studied at the Georgia State University, a public research university located in Atlanta, Georgia but discontinued her studies to pursue a career in acting.

 

 

Julia Roberts

Movies

Julia Roberts made her debut in the world of entertainment in the year 1987 when she played the uncredited role of Babs in the movie, ‘Firehouse’ and the role of Daryle Shane in the 1988 American comedy-drama movie, ‘Satisfaction’ and the role of Daisy Arujo in the 1988 American romantic comedy-drama movie, ‘Mystic Pizza’.

Following these roles, she went on to star in movies like ‘Blood Red’ and ‘Steel Magnolias’ in the year 1989, ‘Pretty Woman’ and ‘Flatliners’ in the year 1990, ‘Sleeping with the Enemy’, ‘Dying Young’ and ‘Hook’ in the year 1991, ‘The Player’ in the year 1992, ‘The Pelican Brief’ in the year 1993, ‘I Love Trouble’ and ‘Prêt-à-Porter’ in the year 1994, ‘Something to Talk About’ in the year 1995, ‘Mary Reilly’, ‘Michael Collins’ and ‘Everyone Says I Love You’ in the year 1996, ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ and ‘Conspiracy Theory’ in the year 1997, ‘Stepmom’ in the year 1998, ‘Notting Hill’ and ‘Runaway Bride’ in the year 1999 and ‘Erin Brockovich’ in the year 2000.

She has also appeared in movies like ‘The Mexican’ where she played the role of Samantha Barzel and ‘America’s Sweethearts’ where she played the role of Kiki Harrison in the year 2001, ‘Grand Champion’ where she played the role of Jolene and ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’ where she played the role of Patricia Watson in the year 2002, ‘Mona Lisa Smile’ where she played the role of Katherine Ann Watson in the year 2003, ‘Tell Them Who You Are’ where she appeared as herself, ‘Closer’ with Clive Owen where she played the role of Anna Cameron and ‘Ocean’s Twelve’ with Matt Damon where she portrayed the role of Tess Ocean.

Furthermore, she has also starred in movies like ‘The Ant Bully’, ‘Charlotte’s Web’, ‘Charlie Wilson’s War’ and ‘Fireflies in the Garden’ before working as the executive producer in the 2008 American comedy-drama movie, ‘Kit Kittredge: An American Girl’. Similarly, she has also worked as an executive producer in the 2011 American comedy movie, ‘Jesus Henry Christ’.

She also lent her voice for Ava’s therapist in the 2011 American romantic comedy movie, ‘Love, Wedding, Marriage’ and for the voice of Smurf Willow in the 2017 American computer-animated fantasy comedy movie, ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’. Her most recent work came in the year 2018 when she played the role of Holly Burns in the American drama movie, ‘Ben is Back’.

Tv Shows

Julia Roberts gave her debut performance on television in the year 1987 when she played the role of Tracy for an episode of the American crime drama television series, ‘Crime Story’. Following this role, she starred for an episode each in series like ‘Miami Vice’ in the year 1988, ‘Friends’ in the year 1996, ‘Murphy Brown’ in the year 1998, ‘Law and Order’ in the year 1999, ‘Makers: Women Who Make America’ in the year 2014 and ‘Running Wild with Bear Grylls’ in the year 2017.

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In between these years, she has also starred in television movies like ‘Baja Oklahoma’ where she played the role of Canot Hutchins, ‘Before Your Eyes: Angelie’s Secret’ where she played the role of the narrator, and ‘The Normal Heart’ where she portrayed the role of Dr. Emma Brookner. Moreover, Julia Roberts has also worked as the executive producer in the American courtroom dramedy television series, ‘Queens Supreme’ in the year 2003, the television movie, ‘Samantha: An American Girl Holiday’ in the year 2004, ‘Felicity: An American Girl Adventure’ in the year 2005, ‘Molly: An American Girl on the Home Front’ in the year 2006 and ‘Extraordinary Moms’ in the year 2011.

Furthermore, she worked as an executive producer and also starred in ten episodes of the 2018 American psychological thriller television series, ‘Homecoming’ where she portrayed the role of Heidi Bergman.

 

Achievements and Awards

Julia Roberts won the Academy Award for the Best Actress in a Leading Role in the year 1991 for her work in ‘Erin Brockovich’. Likewise, she has been awarded three Golden Globe awards and nominated twice by the Primetime Emmy Awards. Furthermore, she is a recipient of 59 other awards and accolades throughout her career as a professional actor.

 

Personal Life: Husband and Children

Julia Roberts was married to Lyle Lovett back in the year 1993 but the two parted ways in the year 1995. She later got married in the year 2002 to Daniel Moder and has stayed with him ever since. The couple has been since blessed with two sons, Henry Daniel Moder and Phinnaeus Moder, and a daughter, Hazel Moder.

 

Net Worth

Julia Roberts is one of the highest-paid celebrities in the country and as of the year 2020, she has an estimated net worth of around $250 million.

 

Social Media Presence

Julia Roberts is active on social media platforms. Her official Instagram account (@juliaroberts) has over 9.2 million followers and her Twitter account (@JuliaRoberts) has over 486 thousand followers but the account has not been verified yet. 

 

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