Natalie Portman Biography


Natalie Portman

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Birth Name: Natalie Portman
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Israel
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign: gemini
Age:   36 Years
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Natalie Portman is an actress, producer and director. She is best known for her cast as Padme Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. She was born in Jerusalem, Israel to Avner Hershlag and Shelley Stevens. She has Jewish Ascent. She is only child of her parents. Her parents move to America when she was three years old. She held dual citizenship of Israel and America. She is a graduate of Harvard University.

She appeared in the video of Carmensita, song American folk singer Devendra Banhart; she began dating him but end their relationship in September 2008. She met ballet dancer Benjamin Millepied in the set of Black Swan who was choreographer of the film. They began dating in 2009 and were engaged in December 2010. She gave birth to their child Aleph Portman-Millepied in June 2011. They later married on August 4, 2012 in Big Sur, California. They are living happily with their son. There is no rumor about their divorce. She does not have any extra marital affairs. She has the net worth of $54 million dollars and takes huge sum of money as her salary.

 

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Born in Jerusalem, Israel

1981 9th of June

She was born in Jerusalem, Israel to Avner Hershlag and Shelley Stevens. She has Jewish Ascent. She is only child of her parents. Her parents move to America when she was three years old. She held dual citizenship of Israel and America.

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Fled to USA

1984

Her parents move to America when she was three years old as her father received the medical training there. Her father Avner Hershlag is a fertility consultant and gynecologist and Shelley Stevens is an American homemaker.

 

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First movie Léon: The Professional

1994

She was first seen in 1994 action thriller Léon: The Professional. The movie was written and directed by Luc Besson and Jean Reno as a lead role. She acts as 12-year-old girl Mathilda opposite to Jean Reno. The film was commercially successful.

 

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Graduated from Syosset High School in Syosset

1999

She studied at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, Maryland while her parents stayed at Washington D.C. She learned Hebrew from Solomon Schechter Day School of Nassau County in Jericho, New York. In 1999, she graduated from Syosset High School in Syosset, Long Island.

 

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Graduated from Harvard University

2003

After completing her graduation from Syosset High School in Syosset, Long Island, she joined Harvard University in 1999. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2003. She studied ballet and modern dance at the American Theater Dance Workshop.

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Won Golden Globe Award

2005

In 2005, she was awarded Golden Globe Award and also was nominated in Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Closer. Closer is a movie written by Patrick Marber and casts Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman and Clive Owen.

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Dated Devendra Banhart

2008

She appeared in the video of Carmensita, song by American folk singer Devendra Banhart; she began dating him but end their relationship in September 2008. He is a singer, songwriter and visual artist. He was born in Texas but raised in Venezuela.

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Engaged to Benjamin Millepied

2010 of December

She met ballet dancer Benjamin Millepied in the set of Black Swan who was choreographer of the film. They began dating in 2009 and were engaged in December 2010. He is a dancer and choreographer from France. They also confirm about her pregnancy. 

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Played in Black Swan

2010

Black Swan is a 2010 horror film directed by Darren Aronofsky. The lead actors are Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, and Mila Kunis. For her role in the movie, she won both the Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2011.

 

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Gave birth to first child Aleph Portman-Millepied

2011 of June

She gave birth to their child Aleph Portman-Millepied in June 2011. She was 30 years old while giving birth to her son. They were engaged on December 2010. At the same time they confirmed about their pregnancy and gave birth after six months.

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Married to Benjamin Millepied

2012 4th of August

They later married on August 4, 2012 in Big Sur, California. They are living happily with their son. There is no rumor about their divorce. She does not have any extra marital affairs. She gave birth to their child Aleph Portman-Millepied in June 2011.

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