In the late1900's she become quite popular for a television film Gia based on the short, dramatic life of model Gia Marie Carangi. She won the golden globe for her acting. In 1999 she got another award for starring in a movie called Girl. Throughout the 2000's she kept on starring in movies. Some that stood out to me were her role in Kung Fu Panda (2008) and Disney's Maleficent (2014).
In 2009 Angelina Jolie got her first Oscar Nomination.
Believe it or not Angelina Jolie got married three times! The first time was to actor Johnny Lee Miller, 2nd time to Billy Thornton and finally to Brad Pitt who she divorced to in 2016. Which has caused HEAPS of news! In 2002, Jolie adopted a son from Cambodia and named him Maddox. In 2005 she adopted a daughter, Zahara. In the same year Pitt filed paperwork to adopt both of Jolie's children. There first actual daughter was born in 2006. Although she is girl he wants and acts like a boy.
Since 2001, Jolie has been on field missions around the world and met with refugees in more than 20 countries, including Tanzania, Cambodia, Pakistan, Thailand,Kosovo, Kenya, Namibia, Sri Lanka to name a few. Her most recent visit was to Haiti to help earthquake victims.
She was named Goodwill ambassador in 2001. She also received the Global Humanitarian action award in 2005.