Who is Halle Berry and what is her net worth 2018? Halle Maria Berry is a former fashion model, actress and producer. The former bond girl is a well known face of Hollywood. The actress is a recipient of several awards including Oscar, MTV Movie Awards, Golden Globe Award, Academy Award and numerous other awards for her acting and contribution to the Film Industry. In 2000’s she was the highest paid actress in Hollywood. Before coming to the film industry she was actively involved in various beauty contests like getting 6th place in the Miss World Pageant and runner-up in the Miss USA Pageant in the year 1986. She is also a Revlon spokeswoman.
Halle Maria Berry was born in 1966 on 14th August to father Jerome Jesse Berry and mother Judith Ann Hawkins. Her parents separated when she was only four. Her parents shared a toxic relationship where his father was very abusive towards his mother. She and her elder sister, Heidi Berry Henderson were solely raised by her mother.
In the early 1989 Halle started dating John Ronan a Chicago based dentist. The relationship lasted two years, ending on a messy note. John took her to court and asked for a refund of his $80,000 loan which he gave her for launching her career. Berry has been a part of an abusive relationship as well, although she never named the abuser, she definitely hinted on him to be a big Hollywood star.
Berry married David Justice in 1993. But filed for divorce in 1996, claiming that she was depressed enough to think about suicide.
In 2005, Berry met Gabriel Aubry, a French Canadian model at a photo shoot for Versace. Together they had a daughter, Nahla Ariela Aubry in 2008. But sadly the couple separated in 2010. After their separation the couple got involved in a very public custody battle, the case was centered on Berry’s desire to move from Los Angeles to France, in order to be with her then French Boyfriend, Olivier Martinez.
In 2012 Gabriel and Olivier were both hospitalised, marking a case of domestic violence under their names. Martinez demanded temporary protection and a restriction order of 100 yards against Aubry.
Later Aubry Also Filed a Restriction Order Against Martinez.
In 2013 the Berry and Martinez married each other. Soon in October 2013, the couple gave birth to their son, Maceo Robert Martinez. In 2015, they both decided to separate their ways announcing their divorce.
Education: Berry was a complete star in Bedford High School, where she was a cheerleader, editor of the school newspaper and an honors student who ended up becoming the prom queen. She completed her graduation from Cuyahoga Community College.
She took an early start with entering into several beauty contests in 1980, and she also won the ‘Miss Teen All American’ in 1985 and became ‘Miss Ohio USA’ 1986. She was also the first runner up at Miss USA 1986.
Career: Halle started off her career as a successful model. During this period she won several beauty pageants including Miss Teen All American and Miss Ohio USA. She moved to New York City in 1989 to fulfill her dream of acting. In 1989, she debuted on the small screen with ABC television series ‘Living Dolls’. She debuted in Hollywood with a small role in Spike Lee’s , ‘Jungle Fever’ in 1991. She portrayed as supporting lead in ‘Strictly Business’ which released the same year. Since then actress has done over 25 films and has been a part of almost a dozen television series.
Halle Berry Net Worth
The former beauty queen has been fuelling her fortune since 1986 through her fashion modelling and acting career. The net worth of the actress is estimated to be around $85 million. The actress is estimated to be making around $16 million with her acting career each year.
The Oscar winning actress lives in her California home, estimated around $2.9 million, located in Hollywood Hills. The house consists of four bedrooms, with two inbuilt fire places and a hot tub. Halle also owns a luxurious beach house near Malibu Cove. She purchased this house in 2004; it is worth $8 million. The actress also owns a Beverly Hills home worth $2.275 million, which is equipped with the finest furniture.
Her Canadian house that the actress is known to use for lush vacations, is worth $1.9 million. Berry likes to ride in her white Lexus RX350.
She was charged with a hit and run case as she was involved in a traffic collision. Berry and her ex boyfriend, Aubrey was involved in a dramatic custody battle for their daughter during the 1990’s.
Halle has given Hollywood a legacy of the blockbuster hits. It’s been more than two decades in the Industry and she still manages to give exquisite performances that engage more admiration and critical acclaims.