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Julia Roberts was born on 28th of October, 1967 in Smyrna, Georgia. She has two siblings Eric Roberts and Lisa Roberts and a step-sister Nancy Motes.

After their parents got divorced in 1972, she lived with her mother and went to different schools in the area. Then it was time for her to decide for her future studies after she got her high school diploma.

She went to ‘Georgia State University’ but after some time she dropped out of it to go after acting career. So, New York could be the best choice for her and she traveled there to join acting classes.

At the same time, she worked as a model with the ‘Click Modelling Agency’.



In 1987 to 1988 she appeared in different television series like ‘Crime story’ and ‘Miami Vice’.

In 1989, she starred in the film ‘Steel Magnolias’ in a supporting role and this role earned her the ‘Golden Globe Award’ as well an ‘Academy Award’ nomination.

Her breakthrough movie was ‘Pretty Woman’ released in the year 1990. She played the lead in this movie and her acting was well acclaimed.

Her next releases in the 90s include films such as ‘Flatliners’, ‘Sleeping with the Enemy’, ‘Hook’, ‘Dying Young’, ‘The Player’, ‘The Pelican Brief’, ‘I Love Trouble’, ‘Prêt-à-Porter’, ‘Something to Talk About’, ‘Michael Collins’, ‘Michael Collins’, ‘Mary Reilly’, ‘My Best Friend's Wedding’, ‘Stepmom’, ‘Notting Hill’’Conspiracy Theory’ and ‘Runaway Bride’.

In 2006, she worked in two animated movies ‘The Ant Bully’ and Charlotte’s Web’ as a voice-over artist.

Because of her long career years, we cannot talk about all of them but her most recent projects were her appearance in the second season of the documentary series ‘Makers: Women Who Make America’ in 2014, where she portrays ‘Women in Hollywood’.

She has also featured in the ‘Givenchy’ brands spring/summer campaign of 2015.

Her upcoming movies are ‘The Secret in Their Eyes’ and ‘Money Monster’.



The ‘Golden Globe Award’ was given to her in 1989 for the film ‘Steel Magnolias’ and the next year, she received the ‘Golden Globe Award’ for the film ‘Pretty Woman’.

she also has won some other awards in 2013 too.


Personal life

Julia Roberts has been married twice.

Her first one was in 1993 with a singer, Lyle Lovett but after two years they got divorced.

Her second one was in 2002 with cinematographer Daniel Moder in New Mexico. They have a twin named Haze and Phinnaeus and a son named Henry.

It’s interesting to know that she has an interest in Hinduism and has named her children with reference to Hindu Gods.

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