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Halle Berry

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Net worth 2018: $80 Million
Industry: Models
Residence: Cleveland
Country: United States
BirthDay: 14 August 1966
Sigh: Virgo
Height: 1.66 m
Education: Bedford High School - Cuyahoga Community College,

Halle Berry was bornon 14 August 1966 in Cleveland, American. Halle Berry is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood. She was a fashion model before foraying into the world of acting and had participated in several beauty contests. The daughter of an English-German mother and an African American father, her mixed ancestry explains her exotic features and unconventional beauty. Confident of her good looks from a young age, she began taking part in beauty contests as a teenager and won the Miss Teen All-American Pageant. She became a model after being chosen as the first runner-up in the Miss U.S.A. Pageant. She started her acting career with a role in the television series ‘Living Dolls’ before making her transition into films. She was offered a minor role in Spike Lee’s film ‘Jungle Fever’. She won the hearts of the industry experts with her dedication and commitment towards her work. She gained a reputation for putting in her soul into whatever she did irrespective of whether the role was a small one or a major one. Her hard work and devotion helped her reach great heights of superstardom that had till then evaded actresses of African American origins—her role in the film ‘Monster’s Ball’ won her an Academy Award for Best Actress in a leading role and made her the first woman of African American descent to win the award.


$80 Million


In one of her more challenging roles, she played Frankie in ‘Frankie & Alice’ (2010) in which she portrayed a woman who suffers from dissociative identity disorder and has two alters


Over the next few years she acted in movies like ‘Catwoman’ (2004), ‘Robots’ (2005), and ‘Perfect Stranger’ (2007)


She played a psychiatrist in the supernatural thriller ‘Gothika’ in 2003 in which her character is accused of having murdered her husband and put behind bars


She got the chance of her lifetime when she was offered the role of Leticia Musgrove in the romantic drama ‘Monster’s Ball’ in 2001


In the 2000 superhero film, ‘X-Men’, Halle played the mutant Storm who can manipulate the weather


She was chosen to play Dorothy Dandridge in Martha Coolidge’s television film ‘Introducing Dorothy Dandridge’ in 1999


In 1995, she played a drug addict Khaila Richards in ‘Losing Isaiah’


He played the title role in ‘Alex Haley’s Queen’, a television miniseries that was aired in three installments in February 1993 on CBS


She made her film debut in 1991 in a minor role in Spike Lee’s ‘Jungle Fever’


Her other movies for the decade of 1990s include: ‘Executive Decision’ (1996), ‘BAPS’ (1997) and ‘Bulworth’ (1998)


She moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting in 1989


She was adjudged the first runner-up in the Miss USA pageant in 1986


As a teenager she participated in several beauty pageants and won the Miss Teen All American in 1985 and Miss Ohio USA in 1986

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