Who is Charlize Theron?

Charlize Theron is a stunning and astounding South-African and American actress who have been working in this show business since 1995, and to date, she is actively involved here. Her dedication and diligence in her every project makes her shine as all her performances are outstanding. She is mostly known for her work in ‘Monster,’ where she played as Aileen Wuornos, and for this, she has received the  Best Actress Award from the Academy Awards. Likewise, she has starred in other films and series, which are very successful commercially and critically. Apart from acting, she have also her own film production called Denver and Delilah Productions, through which she has released many films. Moreover, she is also a UN member under the Messenger of Peace category from 2008.

Quick Info 
Full NameCharlize Theron
Birth Date7 August 1975
Birth PlaceBenoni, South Africa
FatherCharles Theron
MotherGerda Theron
Age45 years old
Height5 feet and 9½ inches (1.77m/177cm)
Weight55 kg (121lbs)
Body Measurement36-24-36 inches
Net Worth$131 million

Charlize Theron


Charlize Theron was born on 7 August 1975 in Benoni, South Africa. She was the single child of her parents Charles Theron and Gerda Theron. Her family was relatively poor as her father was an alcoholic and often tortured his wife. Once when her mother was tortured by her father, in self-defense, she shot him.  Charlize is currently 45 years old with a Leo sun sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Charlize Theron holds two countries’ nationality, one her birth country of South Africa and others from America. She is of multiracial ethnicity, Black and White, with mixed ancestry and descent. Her religious view is Christianity. Besides this, she stands 5 feet and 9½ inches (1.77m/177cm) tall and weighs around 55 kg (121lbs). Her body measured 36-24-36 inches, respectively. She has a pair of green-colored eyes with dyed blonde hair color, but her natural hair color is dark brown. Moreover, she has a slim body type complimenting body figure.

Early Life/Education

Charlize Theron was a very bright child from her childhood. She loved dancing and acting. Theron also joined the Joffrey Ballet School to learn ballet but could not focus on dancing due to her knee injury. She did her primary schooling at Putfontein Primary School, and later she enrolled at the National School of the Arts, which is located in Johannesburg.

Moreover, she also auditioned for modeling and won the contract, making her move to Italy with her mother. She stayed there for a year and did her modeling assignments.

Personal Life

Charlize Theron has lots of up and down in her love relationship. She first dated a singer named Stephan Jenkins for three years and then dated Stuart Townsend, an Irish actor. After they broke up, she started her relationship with American actor Sean Penn in 2013, but sadly they ended their relationship in 2015.

Charlize Theron


Charlize Theron has active social media accounts. Her Instagram account (@charlizeafrica) has 6.3 million followers, and her Twitter handle (@CharlizeAfrica) have 863.6 thousand followers. Likewise, her Facebook account have 6.88 million likes and 9.89 million followers.




Charlize Theron started her first acting role in the 1995 film ‘Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest,’ where she had an uncredited role. The next few years, she portrayed different supporting roles in the films ‘2 Days in the Valley,’ ‘That Thing You Do,’ ‘Trial and Error,’ ‘The Devil’s Advocate’ ‘The Astronaut’s Wife,’ ‘The Cider House Rules,’ ‘The Legend of Bagger Vance,’ ‘Waking Up in Reno’ and many more. Her main role came in a 2003 biographical crime drama film where Charlize played Aileen Wuornos. In this film, she received many appreciations for her role, and she was also the producer of this film.

From 2005, Charlize did acting and producing hand in hand smoothly. She did movies like ‘Æon Flux’ in 2005, ‘In the Valley of Elah’ in 2006, ‘Sleepwalking,’ and ‘The Burning Plain’ in 2008, where she was also a producer. Her other leading role came in the 2012 fantasy adventure- action film ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’, where she played Queen Ravenna. Likewise, her other notable movies were ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ and some film of her own production are ‘Atomic Blonde,’ ‘Tully,’ ‘Gringo,’ ‘The Addams Family’ as a voice role and ‘Bombshell.’ Recently, she was seen as Andy in ‘The Old Guard’ in 2020 which is a superhero film. She also produced this film.


Charlize Theron did not involve more in TV series, but she was seen more as a producer. Her first acting role on TV was a television film ‘Hollywood Confidential’ in 1997. She also hosted many episodes of ‘Saturday Night Live.’ Her production TV series was ‘Girlboss,’ ‘Mindhunter,’ and ‘Hyperdrive.’ Likewise, she played series is ‘The Orville’ in 2017 and ‘Home Movie: The Princess Bride’ in 2020. We can also see her in the web talk show of 2009, 2012, and 2017 called ‘Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis,’ ‘Charlize Theron Got Hacked,’ and ‘10 Ways To Drive Him Wild’ respectively.

Charlize Theron


Charlize Theron has received a total of 70 nominations, out of which she has been able to win 25 of them. Some of the honorary awards that she has achieved are Academy Awards in 2004, Critics’ Choice Awards in 2004 and 2016, MTV Movie & TV Awards in 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2004, and many more.


Net Worth

Charlize Theron is one of the alluring and successful actresses known to be one of the highest-paid actresses in the film industry. As of her net worth in 2020, it is approximately $131 million.