Catherine Zeta-Jones is a Welsh actress. Catherine Zeta-Jones is best known for being a regular in a British television series entitled The Darling Buds of May (from a period of 1991 till 1993).
Catherine Zeta-Jones was born in the year 1969 to David Jones, known as a proprietor of a sweet factory, and his wife named Patricia, known as a seamstress. She belonged to Swansea, located in Wales. The actress’ father belonged to Welsh whereas her mother belonged to Irish Catholic origin.
Her name was coined after her grandmothers, namely Zeta-Jones as well as Catherine Fair. The actress is having one elder brother named David, and one younger brother named Lyndon.
She was brought up in the suburban region of Mumbles. As she was a hyper child, her mom sent her to a school named Hazel Johnson School of Dance while she was of age four years. She gained an education at the Dumbarton House School, known as a private school running in Swansea.
Catherine Zeta-Jones started her career in the year 1990 by making her film debut in the film entitled 1001 Nights. A revision of the Persian fable allowed One Thousand and One Nights, and the French-Italian based production narrates the story from the viewpoint of Scheherazade (Zeta-Jones), known as one of the brides of King Sharir.
After making a short appearance as Beatriz Enríquez de Arana within a failed adventure film entitled Christopher Columbus: The Discovery. Moreover, she was presented as a belly dancer in costume in the year 1992 episode made for George Lucas‘ TV series entitled The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles.
Initially, she has established herself inside Hollywood through roles which highlighted her sex appeal like role in an action film entitled The Mask of Zorro as well as the robbery film entitled Entrapment.
It is known that critics acclaimed her depiction of a revengeful pregnant lady in Traffic as well as a fatal singer appeared in the musical entitled Chicago. Of these, the latter has won her Academy as well as BAFTA Awards in the category of Best Supporting Actress.
The actress was featured in high-profile movies for majority of the decade, comprising the black comedy entitled Intolerable Cruelty, the heist film entitled Ocean’s Twelve, the comedy entitled The Terminal, and the romantic comedy entitled No Reservations.
Awards & Achievements:
Zeta-Jones is known to be a receiver of many accolades, comprising a British Academy Film Award, an Academy Award, as well as a Tony Award.
In the year 2010, the actress was chosen as Commander of the Order of the British Empire (briefly as CBE) on account of her film as well as humanitarian endeavours.
Moreover, she also supports different charities as well as causes and is a noticeable celebrity sponsor of brands. Her film entitled Chicago grossed $306 million globally, and was noted to be a receiver of the Academy Award for Best Picture.
On account of her performance, she has won the SAG Award, Academy Award, as well as the BAFTA Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress.
Net Worth & Salary of Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones has an estimated net worth of $50 million. She makes most of her income with her career as an actress, spanning many years.
After featuring in the year 1998 film The Mask of Zorro, more Hollywood movies shortly followed as well as in the year 2000; she has appeared in a critically commended Traffic.
Apart from that, the actress’ television credits comprise performing the title character within the 1996 historical biopic entitled Catherine the Great. In the year 1998, the actress broke in the American based film scene with The Mask of Zorro and instantly featured in higher leading roles.
Catherine Zeta-Jones is one of the beautiful and talented actresses who can continue her acting career well for many years of its start. Getting praise and good reviews for the performance of roles along with awards achievement is not easy, but she managed all well.