There is no denying the fact that Angelina Jolie is a talented actress and a beautiful woman. She has been acting since her first film debut in 1982... the movie Lookin' to Get Out. After that, she starred in movies like Gia in 1998, Mr. and Mrs. Smith in 2005, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in 2001, Maleficent in 2014, and By the Sea in 2015. Her movies always tend to highlight how great she is onscreen!
Over the years, Angelina Jolie won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress, and the Saturn Award for Best Actress. She is just as well known for things that have occurred in her personal life, before and after she reached such a high level of fame!
20 As A Child Angelina Was Fascinated By Death And Wanted To Be A Funeral Home Director
Wanting to grow up and be a funeral home director is a strange dream for a little girl to have. Some little girls want to grow up and be nurses, flight attendants, and ballerinas! Angelina Jolie, on the other hand, wanted to grow up to be a funeral home director! (TonsOfFacts).
19 She Loves Snakes
Snakes are known for being creepy, slithering creatures. They easily scare people because some snakes can bite into their victims and release poisonous venom. A lot of people would prefer to have a pet puppy or kitten in their lives, but Angelina Jolie loves snakes and she grew up taking care of snakes.
18 One Of Her Tattoos Literally Symbolizes Death
Angelina Jolie has a lot of tattoos! We have seen her show off her many tattoos in plenty of different dresses on the red carpet over the years. One of her tattoos is a Japanese Kanji symbol that means “death”. Having a tattoo with that symbolism is quite creepy! But it most definitely matches her vibe.
17 She Wore Billy Bob Thornton's Blood Around Her Neck
Back in 2001 when Angelina Jolie was married to Billy Bob Thornton, the two of them showed their love for each other in a very bizarre way. They wore each other’s blood in vials around their necks. This expression of love definitely showcases the deep level of passion that these two must have felt for each other when they were married.
16 Rosie O’Donnell Claims They "Almost" Had A Thing
Rosie O’Donnell claims that Angelina Jolie gave her her phone number and that the two of them shared two or three conversations with each other. She claims that they made plans to go to dinner but the plans never panned out. Angelina Jolie herself has not spoken out on this. (ENews).
15 She Sold Her Twins' Photos For $14 million
When Angelina Jolie‘s twins were born, People magazine bought the very first images of them for $14 million! $14 million is the highest amount of money that People magazine has ever offered in exchange for baby pictures! The pictures of Angelina Jolie‘s twins were definitely worth all of the rage! (My Daily News).
14 She Has An Enormous Knife Collection
When it comes to collections, plenty of people in the world collect things like stamps, coins, and magnets! People like to keep mementos from trips and vacations that they go on! Angelina Jolie is not the type to collect boring things like stamps, coins, or magnets… She has a huge collection of knives! (TonsOfFacts).
13 She Kissed Her Brother
Anyone who has seen Game of Thrones on HBO knows how creepy it can be to witness a romantic relationship between a brother and sister… Angelina Jolie and her brother, James Haven, may never have actually been legitimately romantic but they surely made everyone around them uncomfortable when they kissed in front of the cameras.
12 Speculation Says She Stole Brad Pitt From Jennifer Aniston
As an outsider looking in, none of us will truly ever know what truly happened between Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, and Angelina Jolie. Speculation would lead us to believe that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt fell for each other while filming the movie Mr. and Mrs. Smith… While Brad Pitt was still married to Jennifer Aniston.
11 She Cut An Ex-boyfriend While Being Intimate
Angelina Jolie once said, "I had started having s** with my boyfriend but the s** and the emotions didn’t feel enough. I was no longer a little girl. In a moment of wanting to feel closer to my boyfriend, I grabbed a knife and cut him. He cut me back." (Ranker).
10 Her Father Jon Voight Said She Has "Serious Mental Problems"
Angelina Jolie‘s father is also a famous actor. His name is Jon Voight and he has been in movies like Mission Impossible, National Treasure, and Midnight Cowboy. In 2002, he described Angelina by saying that she had serious mental problems. (Telegraph). They are known for having a tumultuous and troubled relationship.
9 Her Left Shoulder Tattoo Was Created With A Needle... And Giant Hammer?!
Interestingly enough, Angelina Jolie chose to get one of her tattoos done by a Thai tattoo artist who used a huge hammer and a long needle. The needle was a foot and a half inches long! I typical tattoo is created with a tattoo gun but she was looking for a different experience than that! (Tons Of Facts).
8 She Wanted To Hire A Hitman On Herself
According to Ranker, Angelina Jolie went through a deep depression when she was still in the early days of her acting career. She looked into hiring a bit man on herself but the hitman talked her out of it and told her to give it some more thought. She ended up changing her mind.
7 She Publicly Argued With Brad Pitt On A Plane
According to US Magazine, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt got into an argument on a flight from Nice, France to Los Angeles back in 2016. Sources say he was drinking too much during the flight and that she asked him to sober up before landing. This caused major frustration to grow between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
6 She Had An Odd Crush On Dr. Spock
Dr. Spock is a character from Star Trek and he is not the type of guy that a lot of women would commonly find attractive. He is nowhere near as attractive as Brad Pitt! Angelina Jolie admitted to having a crush on Dr. Spock when she was growing up. What an odd and totally bizarre crush to have!
5 She Doesn't Like Being Hugged
Angelina Jolie does not like being hugged! In the early 2000s, she told Vogue magazine that she is “not a hugger". Hugging is a really beautiful and wonderful way for two people to express their love for one another. It is pretty sad that she doesn’t like the feeling of being hugged.
4 She Would Rather Skip Having A Stunt Double
Angelina Jolie has done her own stunts in a few different movie scenes and she loved it. Most of the time she goes along with having a stunt double, but only if it is absolutely necessary! It is impressive that she looks at certain stunts as actions that she can definitely handle all by herself, without the help of a stunt double.
3 She Dabbled With Drug Use As A Teen
When Angelina Jolie interviewed with The Sunday Times, she said, "I have done just about every drug possible...." She owned up to her history of drug use in a totally honest way. She is one of many celebrities who have struggled with drug use in their life's history.
2 She Doesn't Have A Publicist
It is extremely common for celebrities of a certain caliber and level of status to have a publicist hired on their team to control what image is portrayed to the media and in the press. Angelina Jolie does not care about having a publicist though! She handles all things that a publicist would normally do for herself so that she has total control.
1 She Struggled With Anorexia
Angelina Jolie struggled with a major eating disorder in her history. Anorexia is a very physically damaging disease for any person to go through. It revolves around and begins with a lack of self-esteem. Sadly, one of her childhood caregivers revealed that Angelina struggled with anorexia as she was growing up. (Heat World).