Julia Roberts Biography
Julia Roberts (Julia Fiona Roberts) is an award winning American actress and producer born on 28th October, 1967 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She became popular for her role as Vivian Ward in Pretty Woman in 1990. In the 1990’s and in the first half of 2000’s she was one of the highest-paid actress in the world.
Julia together with her sister Lisa Roberts Gillan and Marisa Yeres Gill runs Red Om Films, a production company. She served as the executive producer of the first four films of the American Girl film series (based on the American Girl line of dolls), released between 2004 and 2008.
Julia Roberts Age
Julia was born on 28th October 1967 in Smyrna, Georgia, U.S. (51 years as of 2018)
Julia Roberts Religion
In 2010 during an interview with Elle magazine Julie revealed that she believes in and practices Hinduism. She is a devotee of the guru Neem Karoli Baba (Maharaj-ji).
Julia Roberts Net Worth
Julia Roberts has an estimated net worth of $200 million.
Julia Roberts Family
Julia parents are Betty Lou Bredemus (1934–2015) and Walter Grady Roberts (1933–1977). They were one-time actors and playwrights. They met while performing in theatrical productions for the armed forces and married in 1955.
They co-founded the Atlanta Actors and Writers Workshop in Atlanta, off Juniper Street in Midtown. They also run a children’s acting school in Decatur, Georgia. In 1971 her mother filed for divorce which was finalized in 1972. When Julia was ten her father died of cancer.
Her mother, Betty Lou, remarried in 1972 to Michael Motes who was abusive and often unemployed. In 1983 her mother filed for divorce on cruelty grounds.
Julia Robers Siblings
Julie Roberts has three siblings, a brother, Eric Roberts born in 1956 and two sisters Lisa Roberts Gillan born in 1965 and Nancy Motes (1976–2014).
Her brother, Eric, is an actor who is popular for his role as Dave in King of the Gypsies. Julie and Eric were estranged for a few years until 2014. Her older sister Lisa is also an actress.
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Julia’s younger half-sister, Nancy Motes, from her mother’s second marriage died in 2014 of an apparent drug overdose.
Julia Roberts Husband
In 2002 Julie married Daniel Moder, a cinematographer. They first met in 2000 on the set of The Mexican.
In 2007 during an interview with Harper’s Bazaar Julie was asked what had most significantly altered her life she said; “It was meeting Danny…finding my person. When I think about what makes my life my life, and makes sense and just shine inside of me, it’s him. Everything has come from that for me.”
In the early 2018 they were rumours that Julie and Danny were headed for divorce a rumor that Julie dispelled. She was the cover of Harper Bazaar November issue where she said;
“[We keep the rumors away from the kids] for the most part. Sometimes we are in the grocery store and I won’t even know something is out, but we’ll see a tabloid and we’ll all be standing there like, ‘Oh, that’s uncomfortable. This is really uncomfortable. It can still hurt my feelings, because I’m so proud of my marriage.”
Julie was previously married to country singer Lyle Lovett on 25th June 1993 but they divorced in 1995. Prior to getting married she was briefly engaged to Sutherland but they broke up three days before their scheduled wedding on June 11, 1991.
Julia Roberts Boyfriends
Julia has also been in a romantic relationship with actors Jason Patric, Liam Neeson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, and Matthew Perry.
Julia Roberts Kids – Julia Roberts Children
Julia together with her husband Danny has three children: twin daughter Hazel Patricia Moder, twin son, Phinnaeus “Finn” Walter Moder (born November 28, 2004) and a son Henry Daniel Moder born on 18th June 2007.
Julia Roberts Children’s Names
Julia Robert’s children names are Hazel Patricia Moder, Phinnaeus “Finn” Walter Moder and Henry Daniel Moder. In September 2009, when Julia was shooting Eat Pray Love in Pataudi, Swami Daram Dev of Ashram Hari Mandir gave her children new names after Hindu gods: Laxmi for Hazel, Ganesh for Phinnaeus and Krishna Balram for Henry.
Julia Roberts First Movie
Julia roberts first movie was Blood Red, in which she had a small role opposite her brother Eric (she has two words of dialogue), filmed in 1987, although it was not released until 1989. She made her debut on big screen in the film Satisfaction (1988), alongside Liam Neeson and Justine Bateman, as a band member looking for a summer gig.
Her first television appearance was on in the initial season of the series Crime Story with Dennis Farina, in the episode titled “The Survivor”, broadcast on February 13, 1987 as a juvenile rape victim.
Julia Roberts Pretty Woman
Julia Roberts played the role of Vivian Ward, an assertive freelance hooker with a heart of gold on Hollywood Boulevard, in Pretty Woman.
In this modern update on Cinderella, a prostitute and a wealthy businessman fall hard for one another, forming an unlikely pair. While on a business trip in L.A., Edward (Richard Gere), who makes a living buying and breaking up companies, picks up a hooker, Vivian (Julia Roberts), on a lark. After Edward hires Vivian to stay with him for the weekend, the two get closer, only to discover there are significant hurdles to overcome as they try to bridge the gap between their very different worlds.
Julia Roberts Friends
Julia Roberts guest starred in the television sitcom ‘Friends’ in the episode The One After The Superbowl, Part 2 as Susie Moss. The episode was aired on the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) in the United States on January 28, 1996, immediately after NBC’s telecast of Super Bowl XXX. The network’s decision to air the episode directly after the Super Bowl was made in hopes of making it the “highest-grossing ad-revenue day in television history.”
Julia Roberts Homecoming
Julia Roberts plays the role of Heidi Bergman, a Walter’s caseworker, who is employed at a secret government facility, the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, in Homecoming.
The TV series is an American psychological thriller web television series that premiered on Amazon Video on 2nd November 2018. The series follows Heidi Bergman, a former caseworker at the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, a special purpose live-in facility run by the Geist Group. The purpose of the facility is ostensibly to help soldiers transition to civilian life but the reason they need this help is unclear. Years after leaving the facility, Bergman has started a new life both living with her mother and working as a waitress. When a Department of Defense auditor inquires as to why she left Homecoming, Bergman quickly realizes that she had been misled and that the true purpose of the facility had been kept from her all along.
Julia Roberts Oscar Awards
Julia Roberts won an Oscar award award in 2001 for her lead role as Erin Brockovich in Erin Brockovich. Prior to the win she had previously been nominated in 1990 for Best Supporting Actress in Steel Magnolias and in 1991 as Best Actress in Pretty Woman. She was also nominated in 2014 as Best Supporting Actress in August: Osage County.
Julia Roberts Smile
According to parade.com Julia Roberts once insured her dazzling smile for $30 million.
Julia Roberts House
Julia Roberts has three homes. Her house in Malibu, California is over 6,000 square feet home with a stunning view of the ocean. She bought it for $6.4 million in 2003.
On 11th November 2018 Julia Roberts was among the people who were asked to evacuated from their homes due to the devastating Woolsey Fire in Southern California.