Charlize Theron Age, Net Worth, Movies and Facts

Charlize Theron Age, Net Worth, Movies and Facts

Charlize Theron age 46 years was born on August 7, 1975, in Benoni, South Africa. Charlize Theron parents, Charles and Gerda, owned a road construction company. The family lived on a farm. She grew up feeding livestock and taking care of animals. Charlize Theron father was alcoholic and abusive so she had a terrible childhood. She went to a boarding school named National School of the Arts in Johannesburg. Charlize Theron height is 5’,10”.

Charlize Theron age was 16 when she won a modelling contest. This contest made her way to fly to Italy and participate in another competition. She started working in New York City as a fashion model until she turned 18. She decided to pursue her dream to be a ballerina when Charlize Theron age was 18 years. She joined Joffrey Ballet School but her knee was badly injured and she could not become a pro.

Her fate changed when she was having a fight with a bank’s staff because she couldn’t withdraw money from her account. That was the time when she got noticed by John Crosby. He became his manager and agent afterward and helped her getting her first role in Children of the Corn III. Charlize Theron monster movie gained her Oscar and worldwide fame.

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Family Tragedy

Charlize Theron age was 15 when her father attacked violently her mother, Gerda and Theron. Gerda, scared for her daughter’s and her life, shot Charles in self-defence, while Theron witnessed this tragedy.  It left a huge mark on her soul, and she used to tell her relatives and friends that her father died in a car accident, because she was so embarrassed by her family tragedies. Some people believe she didn’t get married because her parents failed marriage.

Charlize Theron Boyfriends

Charlize Theron got engaged to Sean Penn (2014 – 2015) but they called it off. She has been in relationships with Keanu Reeves from 2009 – 2010, Stuart Townsend from 2001 – 2010, Stephan Jenkins from 1998 – 2001 and Craig Bierko from 1995 – 1997.

Charlize Theron Children

She has adopted two children. She adopted her son named Jackson when she was still in a relationship with Sean Penn. While she adopted her daughter named August, soon after their breakup. She said that she didn’t want to be a single mom but it was her destiny.


She has won Academy Award for Best Actress(Monster), Golden Globe Award (Monster), Critics Choice Award (Monster), Teen Choice Award (Snow White and the Hunstman), Silver Bear for Best Actress (Monster), Saturn Award for Best Actress, Glamour Award for the Rebel, Hollywood Career Achievement Award and many more.

Fun facts

Here are some facts about Charlize Theron

  • She loves riding a bike.
  • She is a vegetarian.
  • Charlize Theron weight is 54 kg.
  • She doesn’t drink alcohol.
  • Her celebrity crush was Tom Hanks.
  • Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen are good friends after working together in Long Shot.
  • Her favorite movie is ‎Rear Window.
  • Her favorite color is black and white.
  • Charlize Theron net worth is $160 million.
  • She likes Pasta, fresh fruits, and Pizza.
  • Her favorite book is The Road.
  • Theron spoke Afrikaans (a Dutch dialect) before she learned English.
  • Theron got jaundice when she was a baby, so the doctors put her on antibiotics. Because of the antibiotics, her baby teeth rotted. She got normal teeth when she was 11.
  • She believes the story of the movie is the first thing to consider when signing a role.
  • She is a strong advocate of PETA campaign
  • She performed her own stunts in Atomic Blonde, whose sequel is also in making.
  • She loves traveling since she was young.
  • She didn’t personally like modeling and being judged for one’s body.
  • Her latest movie The Old Guard left some unsolved mysteries to be solved in the sequels.
  • She told everyone that her father died in a car accident.
  • She has OCD and wants everything neat and tidy.
  • Theron quit smoking with the help of hypnosis.
  • She has her own star in Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • She was given Harvard University Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year Award for her contributions in arts.
  • She earns $2 million per year as the brand ambassador of ’Adore Dior” perfume.
  • She loves Ballet dancing and joined a boarding school to learn dance daily.
  • Her inspirations are Marilyn Monroe and Bette Davis.
  • Theron doesn’t believe in the constitution of marriage.
  • Atomic Blonde 2 will release on Netflix.
  • In 2017, Theron made $14 million.
  • When she won Oscars, Nelson Mandela invited her, threw her a huge party, gave him a hug, and thanked her to represent South Africa.
  • She does a lot of charity work.

Top Movies IMDB rated

Charlize Theron movies are enlisted here as per IMDB ranking. Atomic Blonde (6.7, 2017), The Old Guard (6.7, 2020), Sweet November (6.7,2001) Tully (7, 2018), Prometheus (7, 2012), In the Valley of Elah (7.1, 2007), North Country (7.3, 2005),  Monster (7.3, 2003), The Cider House Rules (7.4,1999),   The Devil’s Advocate (7.5, 1999), Mad Max: Fury Road (8.1, 2015).

Top Characters Rated

Charlize Theron acting skills are no doubt amazing. She has performed action, romantic, superhero roles. Some of her best characters are

1.         Charlotte (Long Shot)

2.         Vickers (Prometheus)

3.         Queen Ravenna (Snow White And The Huntsman)

4.         Anna (A Million Ways To Die In The West)

5.         Cypher (Fate of the Furious)

6.         Lorraine Broughton (Atomic Blonde)

7.         Imperator Furiosa (Mad Max: Fury Road)

8.         Andy (The Old Guard)

9.         Aileen Wuornos (Monster)

10.       Candy Kendall (The Cider House Rules)

Worst IMDB Rated Movies

The Last Face (4.9, 2016), Mighty Joe Young (5.6, 1998), The Astronaut’s Wife (5.4, 1999),  Reindeer Games (5.8, 2000), Æon Flux (5.5, 2005) Gringo (6.1, 2018), Snow White and the Huntsman (6.1, 2012), Young Adult (6.2, 2011)

Upcoming Movies

Charlize Theron new movies will include The Old Guard sequels and an Atomic Blonde sequel, but the movies are still in production. Her upcoming movie is F9 (2021).