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Catherine Zeta Jones

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Catherine Zeta Jones net worth:
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Catherine Zeta Jones is a British actress born in Wales who has a net worth of $45 million. Catherine Zeta Jones was born in Swansea, Wales (United Kingdom) on September 25th, 1969. Throughout her career, she has received many recognitions and awards for her performances. including the Oscar for her portrayal of killer Velma Kelly in the musical film Chicago, and Tony Award for her role in the musical theater A Little Night Music.

Biography

Her real name comes from the union of her grandmothers´ names, Catherine and Zeta. Her father was employed in a candy factory, while her mother a dressmaker of Irish and Welsh origin. Catherine was the second of three siblings (the elder is called David and the younger Lyndon) and she was educated in Catholicism. In addition to English, Catherine speaks Welsh, Spanish and French. As a child, she had a tracheotomy that left her a scar, impossible to conceal, in the neck. After her parents won £ 100,000 in bingo in the 1980s, Jones and her family moved to St. Andrews Drive in Mayals, a high-class area of Swansea.

She attended Dumbarton House School in Swansea, and she left school early to pursue her artistic ambitions. She studied three years of musical theater in several schools of art and interpretation in Chiswick.

Career

Zeta-Jones’s artistic career began in her childhood. She achieved local fame before she turned ten by singing and dancing in a theater company of a Catholic congregation. At very early ages, she played important roles in musicals in the West End of London and in 1990 made her debut in the world of cinema, with Thousand and One Nights, by French director Philippe de Broca.

Her exotic beauty and singing and dance skills suggested a promising future in the genre, but Catherine chose other roles. The success came from the British series The Darling Buds of May (1991), in which she played the character of Mariette.

In 1996, she appeared in the film The Phantom, in the role of Sala. Nevertheless, it was with The Mask of Zorro (1998), starring alongside Antonio Banderas, when she gained international renown. In 1999, she starred in two blockbuster films, The Trap, along with Sean Connery, and The Haunting, but her consecration as a dramatic actress came in 2000 with Steven Soderbergh’s feature film Traffic. In 2001, she starred with Julia Roberts in the comedy The Couple of the Year. In 2003 she won an Oscar for best supporting actress for her role in Chicago, and starred along with George Clooney in the film Intolerable Cruelty directed by the Coen brothers.

Personal life

Zeta-Jones has been married since 2000 to actor Michael Douglas, with whom she has a stepson: Cameron Douglas, who was jailed in 2010 for drug offenses and two children: Dylan Michael Douglas, born August 15, 2000, and Carys Zeta Douglas, born on April 20, 2003.

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Catherine Zeta Jones

Profession
Actress
Date of Birth
Sep 25, 1969(48 years old)
Nationality
English
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