Gwyneth Paltrow is a talented actress, food writer and occasional singer. She is best known for her early work in films such as Emma, A Perfect Murder, Seven and Sliding Doors. However, she gained international recognition for her role in Shakespeare In Love. In the film, she played the fictional Viola de Lesseps, daughter of a wealthy merchant who has an affair with William Shakespeare. Her role in the film was critically acclaimed and it landed her the coveted Academy Award for Best Actress as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
Since then, Gwyneth has built a truly remarkable career, appearing in several critically acclaimed movies including Proof, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Talented Mr. Ripley and Shallow Hal.
She also appeared in FOX’s hit television, Glee, as Holly Holliday – a substitute teacher at the fictional William McKinley High School. Her appearance on the show was well received and it earned her a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.
The actress is also known for her role as Pepper Potts in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Her character, Pepper starts out as the personal aide of Robert Downey Jr‘s Tony Stark and eventually evolves into his girlfriend and later, fiancée. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, she appeared in Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, Avengers: Infinity War and Spider-Man: Homecoming. She is set to appear in the next installment of the Avengers franchise, the presently untitled Avengers 4.
Gwyneth’s work extends beyond acting and singing; since 2005, she has been the face of Estée Lauder’s Pleasures perfume. She has also been the face of Coach, an American fashion brand.
She is also the author of two cookbooks and the owner of Goop, a lifestyle company.
Biography & Age
Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born on the 27th of September, 1972 in Los Angeles. Her father is Bruce Paltrow, a Hollywood director and producer. Her mother is the award-winning actress, Blythe Danner who notably appeared in 1776, Meet the Parents, I’ll See You in My Dreams, Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, The Great Santini, The Prince of Tides and Husbands and Wives.
Gwyneth Paltrow grew up in Santa Monica with her parents and her younger brother, Jake, who is a screenwriter and director. Her godfather is the legendary Hollywood director, Steven Spielberg.
The actress’s mother is a Christian while her father was Jewish, as a result, growing up, the family would celebrate both Christian and Jewish Holidays. Her father’s family emigrated from Poland and Belarus while her mother has German and English ancestry.
She attended the Crossroads School in Santa Monica, which several celebrities also attended while growing up. She later transferred to Spence School in New York City.
She attended University of California, Santa Barbara, studying Anthropology. However, she dropped out after a short period to pursue acting.
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Net Worth
Being one of the most successful women in Hollywood, it’s no surprise that Gwyneth Paltrow has a net worth of $140 million.
This amount is the sum total of her years as one of the most well known actresses in the world, her endorsements, her role in the biggest cinematic universe in the world and her very successful lifestyle company.
Family – Husband & Kids
Gwyneth Paltrow first met Christ Martin (lead singer of Coldplay) in October 2002, three weeks after her father died. The two got married the following year, on the 5th of December, 2003. The marriage took place at a hotel in Southern California.
The actress gave birth to the couple’s first daughter, Apple, in 2004. She later had their son, Moses, in 2006. The pair had only two children together before their divorce.
In 2014, Chris and Gwyneth announced that after ten years of marriage, they’d decided to separate. In 2015, she filed the divorce papers and their divorce was finalized in 2016
In 2014, after her separation from her husband, she began dating Glee producer – Brad Falchuk, who she met while on set for the show. The couple announced their engagement in 2018.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Gwyneth Paltrow is known to have one of the best figures in Hollywood. Her tall and lean body has definitely been the subject of envy from fellow entertainers. Her height is listed at 5 ft 9 while her weight is recorded to be 60 kg (132 lbs). Her body measurements are 34-25-35 in, her bra size is 32B, her dress size is 4 (US) or 34 (EU) and her shoe/feet size is listed at 11 (US) or 41.5 (EU).
It is no secret that Gwyneth is passionate about maintaining her figure,. She currently follows a strict diet that eliminates processed foods and she does cardio at least four times a week to stay slim.