|spouse||Olivier Martinez, Eric Benét, David Justice|
|education||Heskett Middle School, Heskett Middle School, Cuyahoga Community College,|
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An American actress, Halle Berry is the only black women of 2017 to win a Best Actress Academy Award. Berry is best known for her outstanding roles in the movies Monster's Ball (2001), X-Men series, The Flintstones (1994), Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999) etc. Well, she has received Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award as well as Academy Award.
Maria Halle Berry was born on August 14, 1966, in Ohio, the United States to Judith Ann Hawkins and Jerome Jesse Berry. Berry grew up along with her sibling sisters Heidi Berry and Renee Berry. Berry's father was an African-American hospital attendant and later worked as a driver. Well, her mother also worked in the psychiatric ward of the same hospital. At the age of four, her parents got a divorce so her mother raised Berry and her older sister.
Instagram: Halle Berry during her childhood;
Berry attended Heskett Middle School for her early education. Well, after her early education, she joined Bedford High School and became the Cheerleader, honor student as well as editor of the school newspaper. Likewise, Berry attended Cuyahoga Community College for her higher degree. During her college days, she participated in different beauty contests. Well, in 1985, she won the Miss Teen All American and Miss Ohio USA in 1986. Furthermore, Berry also became the first African-American Miss World entrant in 1986.
As being interested in modeling, Halle Berry decided to enhance her career towards acting. However, in 1989, she moved to 1989 New York City in order to pursue her acting career. But in the starting phase, she faced financial problems so she failed to continue her acting career. Later, in 1989, for the first time, Berry appeared on short-lived ABC television series Living Dolls, as a role of model Emily Franklin. Later she moved to Los Angeles and appeared on the serial Knots Landing.
Twitter: Halle Berry in kidnap movie;
In 1991, for the first time, Berry gave a small role on the movie Jungle Fever. Furthermore, in the same year, she also acted in the movie Strictly Business. Coming to 1992, she came to the public attention after her outstanding role in the TV adaptation of Queen: The Story of an American Family. Berry further appeared in movies like Losing Isaiah (1995, Losing Isaiah (1995) etc. However, in 1998, the public praised her acting, for her best role in the movie, Bulworth.
Later in 1999, Berry became the first black women to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her outstanding role in the movie Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. Furthermore, her acting was also recognized to be nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. In 2000 she garnered high-profile roles in the X-Men movie series along with Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Stan Lee, Anna Paquin, Ian McKellen and others. Well, it helped her to be recognized all over the world.
Youtube: Halle Berry wins Best Actress, 2002 Oscars;
Besides this, Halle Berry was also listed in the highest paid actress in Hollywood of 2000. Well, she is also famous for her outstanding roles in other movies like Gothika, Die Another Day etc. However, in 2005, Berry received Razzie Award as a Worst Actress for the movie Catwoman. But her next movie Their Eyes Were Watching God helped her to be nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award. Furthermore, Berry also got nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Well, her new movie Kingsman: The Golden Circle will be released in 2017.
Halle Berry has achieved a great success in her acting career and is able to feature herself as one of the renowned Hollywood actresses. But she has failed to have a blissful personal life. Berry stayed in a relationship with her boyfriend, John Ronan from March 1989 to October 1991. Later in 1992, she started dating David Justice and shortly on January 1, 1993, they tied a knot. But on June 24, 1997, they got divorced.
Halle Berry and her husband David Justice, Source: eonline.com
On January 24, 2001, Berry married a singer-songwriter, Eric Benét but they failed to continue their relationship and got separated om 2003. However, their divorce was finalized on January 3, 2005. In the following year, she started dating another boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry to whom she met at a Versace photoshoot. They welcomed their daughter Nahla Ariela Aubry in March 2008.
Halle Berry, Source: hollywoodtake.com
But Berry again failed to continue her relationship with Aubry so they separated on April 30, 2010. Despite her past failed relationships, it didn't stop her from falling in love with other artists. Well, Berry tied a knot with Martinez on July 13, 2013. They welcomed their son Maceo Robert Martinez October 2013.
Instagram: Halle Berry with her son, Maceo;
But in 2015, they announced their separation. However, they officially got divorced in December 2016.
As being such a versatile and renowned actress, Halle Berry has earned a decent amount of money from her acting career. She is one of the highest paid as well as praised actresses. As of 2017, Berry's net worth is estimated to be around is $70 million.