Natalie Portmanone of the most famous women in Hollywood, an American actress who was born in Israel and has a net worth $90 million.
Portman, 41, has been part of the film industry since childhood and moved into more mature roles around the turn of the century.
Now she is one of the highest paid Hollywood actresses of the world.
Was born Neta-Lee Harshlag On June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel, Portman grew up in a Jewish family.
Natalie Portman in her youth
Portman’s mother continues to act as her agent, while her father works as a gynecologist.
Her family first came to Washington. before moving to Connecticut in 1988 and eventually settled in Long Islandwhere she attended a Jewish elementary school.
Portman learned Hebrew and became involved in many forms of dance, including Ballet.
She studied performing arts and by age tenit was obvious that she was destined for the entertainment industry, even when she was approached by an agent who wanted her to be a child model.
Natalie Portman, Oscar winner
Portman withdrew from modeling but began auditioning for acting roles, landing her breakthrough role. Leon: professional.
Her first movie character appeared shortly after she became an understudy Laura Bell Bundy for an off-Broadway musical Ruthless! in 1992, where Britney Spears was another understudy.
She adopted her stage name Natalie Portmanthe first time Leon: The Professional was released.
Portman appeared in several films over the next decade before winning Oscar for the lead role in black Swan side by side Mila Kunis.