Angelina Jolie turns 49 — inside her private world: six children, three divorces and star-studded career

Angelina Jolie turns 49 — inside her private world: six children, three divorces and star-studded career

An Oscar-winning actress whose popularity as a humanitarian precedes her, Angelina Jolie is popping 49 and he or she’s already lived a crazier lifetime than many individuals can think about. 

From her troubled teenage years because the daughter of actor Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand, to her meteoric rise to fame and ultimately having her personal huge household of six kids – Angelina exhibits no signal of stopping.

WATCH: Angelina Jolie Opens Up About Kids & Private Transition

Because the star turns 49, HELLO! appears to be like again at her successes to rejoice the momentous event.

Star-studded household

Angelina Jolie was born June 4, 1975 at Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, to actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand – their second baby, following the delivery of James Haven. The yr after their daughter was born, Jon and Marcheline separated and the latter put her profession on maintain to boost her kids.

LOS ANGELES - JUNE 4:  Actor Jon Voight holds his new born baby Angelina Jolie Voight (only 4 hours old) on June 4, 1975 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)© Donaldson Assortment
Jon Voight holds his new born child Angelina Jolie when she was solely 4 hours previous

However Angelina has made it clear that she was impressed to behave from watching movies along with her mom, versus taking a look at her father’s profitable profession, as he gained an Oscar for Coming Residence, and obtained important popularity of his roles in Midnight Cowboy and Deliverance.

LOS ANGELES - JANUARY 01, 1978: Jon Voight holding his daughter Angelina Jolie at a party for KISS at Firoucci in Los Angeles, Calfornia. Photos by Brad Elterman/FilmMagic)© Brad Elterman
Jon with Angelina in 1978

The truth is, the actress had a strained relationship along with her father early on regardless of receiving her performing debut aged seven in his movie Lookin’ to Get Out. She famously would not go by Voight, after she legally petitioned to be Angelina Jolie.

Troubled teenagers

After spending her early years in Palisades, New York, Marcheline moved the household again to Los Angeles the place Angelina attended Beverly Hills Excessive Faculty the place she struggled. When she transferred to Moreno Excessive Faculty, she rebelled as a “punk outsider”. She wore all-black, would exit moshing, and had a live-in boyfriend for 2 years when she was 14 years previous.

Angelina Jolie with her brother James Haven attend the Seventh on Sale event to help raise money for AIDS on November 30, 1990 in New York...Article title: 'Eye Scoop' (Photo by Fairchild Archive/WWD/Penske Media via Getty Images)© WWD
Angelina, 15, along with her brother James on the Seventh on Sale occasion to assist increase cash for AIDS

“My mom is so caring and nurturing, and the alternatives she made for me weren’t irresponsible,” she advised Cosmopolitan in 2003. 

“Once I was 14, I used to be both going to be reckless on the streets with my boyfriend or he was going to be with me in my bed room with my mother within the subsequent room as a result of I used to be going to have a boyfriend.” 

LOS ANGELES - 1991: Actress Angelina Jolie poses for a portrait in 1991 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images) © Harry Langdon
Teenage Angelina Jolie in 1991

She continued: “She made the selection, and due to it, I continued to go to highschool each morning and explored my first relationship in a secure means. So in some unusual means, she actually did the appropriate factor. It stored me out of bother.”

Psychological well being

It was as an adolescent that Angelina first struggled along with her psychological well being, experiencing insomnia and an consuming dysfunction, and utilizing medication. Her psychological well being points acquired so extreme that she made two plans to take her personal life on the age of 19, after which at 22 when she tried to rent a hitman to do the job.

Angelina Jolie and her son Maddox attend the World Premiere of "Shark Tale" in 2004, two years after his adoption© Getty Photos
Angelina Jolie and her son Maddox attend the World Premiere of “Shark Story” in 2004, two years after his adoption

“He was an honest sufficient particular person and requested if I may give it some thought and name him once more in two months,” she mentioned. “One thing modified in my life and I figured I’d stick it out.”

When she adopted her first baby Maddox, Angelina turned a nook: “I knew as soon as I dedicated to Maddox, I might by no means be self-destructive once more.”

Profession success

Following a short stint in her father’s movie aged seven, Angelina would later begin her profession in low finances movie Cyborg 2 in 1992, then take a lead position in Hackers in 1995 the place she met soon-to-be first husband Jonny Lee Miller. 

Angelina Jolie stands behind Jonny Lee Miller in a scene from the film 'Hackers', 1995. (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images)© Archive Photographs
Her breakout position in Hackers noticed her meet first husband Jonny Lee Miller

The couple tied the knot in 1996, and famously Angelina confirmed as much as the marriage in rubber pants and a white t-shirt with Jonny’s identify written on it in blood.

Though they divorced in 1999, it appears Jonny solely has form phrases about his ex-wife: “She was cool as a cucumber, fearless that girl. And so, we did tandem jumps and I’m not going to lie, I discovered it terrifying however I did it anyway”.

Angelina Jolie sits with Clea DuVall (left) and another girl in a scene from the film 'Girl, Interrupted', 1999. (Photo by Columbia Pictures/Getty Images)© Archive Photographs
Angelina gained the Oscar for her position in Woman, Interrupted

In 1999, Angelina gained the Academy Award for Finest Supporting Actress when she performed identified sociopath Lisa Rowe in Woman, Interrupted. 

Whereas filming Pushing Tin, the actress linked with actor Billy Bob Thornton, then-linked to Laura Dern. Thornton left the Jurassic Park star to marry Angelina in 2000, and so they had been collectively for 3 years.

Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton during "Gone in 60 Seconds" Los Angeles Premiere at National Theater in Westwood, California, United States.© Getty Photos
Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton throughout “Gone in 60 Seconds” Los Angeles Premiere at Nationwide Theater in Westwood, California, United States.

She turned a family identify when she crammed the position of Lara Croft in motion journey franchise Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in 2001, which noticed her reunite with father Jon Voight.

Hollywood screen goddess, Angelina Jolie and star of 2001 movie, "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" directed by Simon West. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)© Sundown Boulevard
Angelina’s name-making position as Lara Croft

Her field workplace success noticed her star in Mr & Mrs Smith alongside her would-be third husband Brad Pitt. She would go on to voice characters in Shark Story, Kung Fu Panda, and Beowulf. 

With a knack for thrillers, she starred in Changeling, Salt, and The Vacationer too. However her largest industrial success can be as Maleficent in 2014, which grossed over $758 million worldwide.

Work as a director

In addition to performing, Angelina has proven her aptitude for steering. Her directorial debut was the documentary, A Place In Time, which seemed on the day by day lives of individuals in additional than two dozen international locations around the globe in the course of the course of per week.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 14:  Actor Jack O'Connell accepts the New Hollywood Award for 'Unbroken' from actress Angelina Jolie onstage during the 18th Annual Hollywood Film Awards at The Palladium on November 14, 2014 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)© Kevin Winter
Angelina directed Skins star Jack O’Connell in Unbroken

She would direct, produce and write Within the Land of Blood and Honey in 2011, a struggle drama, and he or she mentioned of the expertise: “What shocked me about directing is how a lot I liked it and the way blissful I’m to be on the set. I really like coming to work within the morning.” 

She would proceed: “I do not love being within the hair and make-up chair. I do not [love] being in costume. To me the strangest factor is that I’ve simply spent the vast majority of my life in a single side of this enterprise, and since I used to be lucky sufficient to turn into profitable I by no means questioned whether or not I felt at residence and discovered later in life that I am a lot happier directing.”

Angelina Jolie at the 84th Academy Awards in 2012© Getty
Angelina Jolie on the 84th Academy Awards in 2012

Since then she has directed Unbroken, By The Sea, and First They Killed My Father.

Humanitarian work

Angelina has been honored for her humanitarian efforts, advocating for causes to do with conservation, training and ladies’s rights Fearlessly, she has gone on quite a lot of subject missions to refugee camps and struggle zones worldwide. 

JABEL SHAROON, PAKISTAN - NOVEMBER 26:  In this handout photo supplied by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie listens as a local woman in this village 6,000 feet above sea level in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, tells a UNHCR worker about her preparations for the coming winter, which includes salvaging materials from the remains of houses after the earthquake, November 26, 2005 in Jabel Sharoon, Pakistan. (Photo by J Redden/UNHCR via Getty Images)© Handout
Identified for her humanitarian pursuits, Angelina has labored intently with the UNHCR

When she turned a Particular Envoy for the United Nations Excessive Commissioner for Refugees, Angelina mentioned: “I’ll proceed to do every little thing in my energy within the years to return to help refugees and different displaced individuals. After 20 years working throughout the UN system I really feel it’s time for me to work otherwise, participating straight with refugees and native organizations, and supporting their advocacy for options”.

Marriage to Brad Pitt

After assembly on the set of Mr & Mrs Smith in 2005, Angelina fell in love with co-star Brad Pitt. Throughout press conferences, their chemistry sizzled but each denied any relationship as Brad was married to Pals star Jennifer Aniston.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie leaving dinner in a motorbike after a surprise visit to Cambodia © Getty
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie leaving dinner in a bike after a shock go to to Cambodia

The truth is, Angelina mentioned: “To be intimate with a married man, when my very own father cheated on my mom, is just not one thing I may forgive. I couldn’t take a look at myself within the morning if I did that. I would not be interested in a person who would cheat on his spouse.”

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrive at the 86th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.© Getty Photos
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrive on the 86th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Middle on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

The couple would then verify the character of their relationship in January 2006, after they had been anticipating their first baby, Shiloh, collectively. That very same yr, Brad adopted Angelina’s kids Maddox and Zahara.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in 2008, whilst expecting twins© Getty
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in 2008, while anticipating twins

They tied the knot on August 14, 2014 at their vineyard, Château Miraval in France. However two years later, they separated – and Angelina filed for divorce on September 19, 2016. They had been declared legally single on April 12, 2019.

An aerial view taken in Le Val, southeastern France shows the Chateau Miraval, a vineyard estate previously owned by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie © MICHEL GANGNE
An aerial view taken in Le Val, southeastern France exhibits the Chateau Miraval, a winery property beforehand owned by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

When Brad sued his ex-wife for her share of the vineyard, she counter-sued him, alleging that he bodily and verbally abused her and their kids on a airplane in 2016, reportedly resulting in their divorce. A variety of his kids have since renounced his surname.

Six kids

Angelina is the mom to 6 kids – three adopted internationally, three organicShe first adopted Maddox in Cambodia in 2002, when she herself was simply 26 years previous.

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She advised Vogue: “I used to be 26 after I turned a mom. My total life modified. Having kids saved me — and taught me to be on this world otherwise.”

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She would go on to undertake Zahara in 2005 in Ethiopia, give delivery to daughter Shiloh in Namibia in 2006, and undertake Pax in 2007. In 2008, she gave delivery to twins Knox and Vivienne in Good. 

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