Halle Berry is a very famous Hollywood actress and movie producer. However, one very interesting about her is the fact that she is a former fashion model. Yes, you read it right. As a matter of fact, she was once became the favorite cover girl of a number of world renowned fashion and men’s magazines in the past. Moreover, Halle Berry also happened to be a beauty queen. She was the Miss USA 1986 first runner-up and she also finished 6th place in the Miss World 1986 pageant.
Halle Berry was born on August 14, 1966 in the city of Cleveland in the US state of Ohio. Her real name is Maria Halle Berry. Her father was named Jerome Jesse Berry who happened to be a hospital attendant, while her mother was named Judith Ann Hawkins who happened to be a psychiatric nurse. She actually has an ancestry of African American, German, and English.
During her high school days, Halle Berry enrolled and graduated in the Bed ford High School. During her college days, she attended the Cuyahoga Community College that is located in the US state of Ohio.
As of 2016, the net worth of Halle Berry is around $70 million.
Right after achieving a great success in her modeling career, Halle Berry ventured into the filming and television world. Some of her movies were Strictly Business (1991), Boomerang (1992), The Flintstones (1994), Executive Decision (1996), Why Do Fools Fall In Love (1998), Monster Ball (2001), X2: X-Men United (2003), Cat woman (2004), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), Cloud Atlas (2012), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), and Kidnap (2016). Some of the television shows where she appeared were Living Dolls (1989), Knots Landing (1991), Frasier (1998), and Extant (2014-2015).
Because of her excellence in acting, she has awarded with a number of recognitions such as Favorite Actress – Adventure/Drama in Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Outstanding Lead Actress – Miniseries or a Movie in Prime time Emmy Awards, Best Actress in Berlin International Film Festival, Best Actress in the 2001 National Board of Review, and Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture in the 2011 NAACP Image Award.
- Birth Name: Maria Halle Berry
- Nickname: Halle
- Date of Birth: August 14, 1966
- Age: 50
- Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches
- Weight: 55 kg
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Black
- Measurements: 36-26-37
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Olivier Martinez
- Race/Ethnicity: Multiracial
- Occupation: Actress, Model
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