Julia Roberts

Actress (1967)
Tue Jul 07 2020
By   Selena

Julia Roberts is a highly-acclaimed American film actress and producer who is now considered as the highest-paid star in the Hollywood industry. Likewise, she made her first big-screen debut through 1988's film Satisfaction. Since then, she has acted in many famous films like Pretty Woman (1990), Mystic Pizza (1988), Notting Hill (1999), Money Monster (2016), and Wonder (2017).

Julia Fiona Roberts was born on  October 28, 1967, in Smyrna, Georgia, United States. She is the daughter of late Betty Lou Bredemus (1934–2015) and Walter Grady Roberts (1933–1977), an American actress. Further, she has two older siblings, one brother, Eric Roberts (b. 1956), and one sister Lisa Roberts Gillan (b. 1965). She holds American citizenship and is of mixed ethnicity.

Tied the Knot with Cameraman, Daniel Moder in 2002

Yes, Julia, 53, is happily married to Daniel Moder, 51, who is two years junior to her. She is an American cinematographer.

Julia Roberts and Julia Roberts Celebrates Their 18th Wedding Ceremony
Image: Julia Roberts and Julia Roberts Captured the Photo Together
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The lovebirds first met on the set of Julia's film The Mexican in 2000. At the time, he was still married to his ex-wife, Vera Steimberg Moder while Roberts also dating her ex-boyfriend, Bratt. 

But after Daniel and Vera's divorce, the two walked down the wedding aisle on July 4, 2002. Recently, in early 2020, the married couple celebrates their 18th wedding ceremony.

Do Julia and Daniel Have Children?

Yes, Julia and her partner, Daniel have three children from their flourishing marriage. They became parents for the first time on November 28, 2004, when they welcomed their twins a son Phinnaeus Walter and a daughter Hazel Patricia.

Julia Roberts Has Three Children With Her Current Husband, Daniel Moder
Photo: Julia Roberts With Her Family
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On June 18, 2007, they again welcomed their bundle of joy or youngest son Henry Daniel. Now despite their busy schedule, the happy parents still manage their time to take care of their young kids. As of now, the family of four resides in Malibu, New York City, New York, California, and Taos, New Mexico. 

She is a Divorced Woman

Yes, you have read that correctly. Julia was once wedded 10 years her senior country singer Lyle Lovett, now 62 years. They got hitched on June 25, 1993, at Marion, Indiana at St. James Lutheran Church. 

The Wedding Photo of Lyle Lovett and Julia Roberts
Caption: The Wedding Photo of Lyle Lovett and Julia Roberts 
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But they could not continue their union for last long and dedicated to separate. The ex-couple ended their marriage in March 1995 after two years of union. 

Her Past Love Affairs

 Since the spilt, she had a relationship with British actor Daniel Day-Lewis in 1995. The same year, Roberts was also rumored to have hooked up with actor, Etan Hawke. In 1995, she and American-Canadian actor Matthew Perry started dating after meeting on the set of TV series “Friends”. However, the ex pair broke up in 1996. Then she dated a fitness guru Pat Manocchia.

Julia Roberts and Mathew Perry
Photo: Julia Roberts and Mathew Perry
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The TV star had a short-lived romantic relationship with Benjamin Bratt from 1998 to 2001. In addition, she was rumored to be dating George Clooney in 2000.

Not only Lyle but she had a number of a high-profile relationship with various famous celebrities.  The 1.75 m tall actress initially had an encounter with Billy Idol in 1984, whom she first met on a flight. Then she started dating an actor Dylan McDermott. They were together from 1988 to 1989. 

Julia Roberts With Her Ex-Fiance, Kiefer Sutherland
Snap: Julia Roberts With Her Ex-Fiance, Kiefer Sutherland 
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Also, Julia was rumored to be dating her Pretty Woman co-stars Richard Gere in 1989. In 1992, Julia was briefly engaged to British actor Kiefer Sutherland. But they called off their engagement three days before a scheduled marriage on June 11, 1991. 

Following her break up with Keifer, she fell in love with Jason Patric and dated him until 1992.

How Much is Julia Roberts Worth?

As of early July 2020, Julia Roberts has a whopping net worth of $250 million. She has accumulated her total fortune throughout her three-decade of successful acting and producing work. Today, she makes in the range from $20 to $30 million a year as a salary from films and various endorsements deals.

 Julia Roberts on Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Image: Julia Roberts on Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
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Roberts earned $20 million for her work as Erin Brockovich in the film Erin Brockovich in 2000. She further received a salary of about $300,000 from her 1990's film Pretty Woman. Also, she paid off $25 million for her work in Mona Lisa Smile in 2003. 

Apart from acting gigs, Roberts settled $6 million from an endorsement deal with Gianfranco Ferre in 2006. In addition, she has been serving as a global brand ambassador of luxury perfumes and cosmetics brand named Lancome Paris since 2009. In 2010, she earned $50 million with a five-year deal with Lancome.

Caption: Julia Roberts' Ad For Lancome Perfume
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In the meantime, Julia runs the film studio Red Om Films along with her sister Lisa, 55. She also served as an executive producer of the first four films in the American Girl Movie Series from 2004 to 2008. Aside from that, she is an active supporter of UNICEF and a spokesperson for Earth Biofuels and chair of the company's advisory board.

As a real estate, Roberts purchased a 6,000 square foot Malibu estate in 2003 for $6.4 million. She also owns another property in Malibu for $6.84 million. She also did buy a $4 million house in 2010 in Manhattan, New York, and a $2.5 million residence in New Mexico in 2009. She also bought a $30 million land in Hawaiian beachfront.

Her Movies Box Office Collection

As we all know, Julia Roberts has established herself as one of the renowned actresses in the entertainment industry. Throughout her entire life, she has performed on uncountable hits movies, which helped her make one of the most bankable stars in the world.

Movieclips- Pretty Woman (1990)

Her first successful film is Pretty Woman (1990) which earned $464 million worldwide against the budget of $14 million. And her highest-grossing film is the 2001's film Ocean's Eleven with a total of $450 million worldwide, becoming the 5th highest-grossing film of the year.

WONDER -Trailer (2017)

Her other highest-grossing films include Runaway Bride (Lifetime Gross: $309.4 million), Wonder (Lifetime Gross: $305.9 million), My Best Friend's Wedding (Lifetime Gross: $299.3 million), Ocean's Twelve (Lifetime Gross: $362 million), Notting Hill (Lifetime Gross: $364 million) and Valentine's Day (Lifetime Gross: $216.5 million).

Overall, her movies strongly made more than $2.8 Billion at box office releases.

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