Angelina Jolie

"I always play women I would date"

Background

Actress and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie, was born in Los Angeles, California, on June 4, 1975. She is married to Brad Pitt and had 6 children, three biological including Shiloh (8) and twins Know and Vivienne (6), and three adopted, Maddox from Cambodia (13), Pax from Vietnam (11) and Zahara from Ethiopia (10). Angelina is one of Hollywood's leading actresses and got her start in the television show 'Gia' and her dramatic role in the movie 'Girl, Interrupted'. When Angelina isn't behind the camera she spends her time with her children traveling and doing humanitarian work around the world.
  • Even though Angelina and Brad have already adopted 3 children they are looking to adopt another child from Syria
  • Angelina met her third husband, Brad Pitt, during the making of Mr. and Mrs. Smith in 2004
  • Angelina was named the sexiest person in history in 2007, beating her husband Brad Pitt

Humanitarian Work

Leadership Traits

Ever since 2000, Angelina Jolie has participated in several humanitarian missions across the world to advocate for the protection of uprooted people. She has taken initiative to become an ambassador for the UNHCR in order to further her part in helping refugees and internally displaced people. Angelina has carried out more than 40 field missions and has donated over $5 million dollars to the UNHCR strengthening her quality of unselfishness and loyalty to The UN Refugee Agency. These funds have gone towards building schools and other projects to help improve the lives of the forcibly displaced. Angelina shows her quality of great judgement when choosing to donate her money to helpful organizations instead of spending her money foolishly like many other wealthy celebrities. She met all three of her adopted children while on mission trips across the world; Maddox in Cambodia, Paz in Vietnam and Zahara from Ethiopia.
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Charities and Organizations (over 25)


  • UNHCR
  • UNICEF
  • Care to Learn
  • Afghanistan Relief Organization
  • Alliance For The Lost Boys of Sudan
  • Direct Change
  • Peace One Day
  • Jolie-Pitt Foundation


  • Angelina sold the first pictures of her biological children for $23.7 million and donated it all to charity

Jolie-Pitt Foundation

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Established the Maddox Jolie-Pitt Foundation in 2006 to assist with humanitarian crises around the world. To launch the foundation, the pair made donations of $1 million to Doctors Without Borders and Global Action for Children.

Angelina Jolie and Social Media

Angelina Jolie has social media accounts however rarely uses them for she focuses the majority of her time on her family and humanitarian trips. Unlike many other famous celebrities, Angelina does not spend her time posting photos and status updates but instead with her family and focusing on her career in both the Hollywood world and the humanitarian world.
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  • Angelina Jolie is said to be the only A-lister in Hollywood who does not have a publicist to represent her and her PR activities. She deals with her own public image
  • Their first biological daughter, Shiloh, was born in Namibia as the couple wanted to avoid the media frenzy surrounding the birth