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Halle Berry Biography

Biographies | Halle Berry March 28, 2018

Halle Berry was born Maria Halle Berry on August 14, 1966, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She is an actress, model, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.

A graduate of Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio, Halle Berry started her career life as a model, contesting for Miss USA and Miss World in 1986. She finished at 2nd and 6th places respectively.

Her breakthrough into the global movie industry occurred in 1992 when she starred alongside Eddie Murphy, in a romantic comedy Boomerang. That was followed by roles in many big time movies including the following:

1) Flintstones (1994)

2) Bulworth (1998) 3)

Doroth Dandridge (1999)

4) X-Men (2000)

5) Monster's Ball (2001)

6) Swordfish (2001)

7) Die Another Day (2002)

8) X2 (2003)

9) X-Men. The Last Stand (2006)

10) Cloud Atlas (2012)

11) The Call (2013)

12) X-Men. Days of Future Past (2014), among others.

Halle Berry has won 4 global awards for her immense contribution to the movie industry. They are as thus:

1) 1 Academy Award alias Oscar by Academy Awards for Best Actress in movie Monster's Ball (2001)

2) 1 Golden Globe Award by Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in television movie Doroth Danderidge (1999)

3) 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards by Screen Actors Guild Awards

On the entrepreneurship front, Halle Berry involvement is rather recent. Notwithstanding, however, her business ventures include a movie production firm, perfume fragrance line, and a stake in a US lingerie firm called Scandale.

Further to modelling, movie acting, and entrepreneurship, Halle Berry is actively involved in philanthropy. She supports over 25 charitable organizations and campaigns including the following:

1) Make A Wish Foundation

2) Diabetes Aware Campaign

3) Love Our Children USA

4) Kind Campaign

5) Communities In Schools

6) Kids Wish Network

7) National Alliance on Mental Illness

8) Muhammad Ali Parkinson Centre

9) Stand Up To Cancer, among others.

Also, she has participated in United Nations World Food Programme for fighting hunger in the world.

As a individual person, Halle Berry is physically extra ordinary, perceived by many in the world, as one of the most beautiful women the world has seen. We illustrate as thus.

In 2003, she was ranked No. 1 in Peoples magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. She has also been on FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in the World seven times. Furthermore, at 42 in 2008, she was named Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire magazine, while Men's Health magazine placed at 35th place of its list of 100 Hottest Women of All Time. Even rappers are obsessed of Halle Berry incredible beauty and sexiness, with rapper Hurricane Chris irresistibly releasing a song Halle Berry that explicitly narrates the actress' beauty and sex appeal!

Buttressing and probably contributing to her stunning beauty, is Halle Berry's charisma, intelligence, sophistication, tolerance, empathy, and unique friendly smiles.

Halle Berry is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood, earning estimated $14 million per film. With a net worth of $90 million as of 2019 by Celebrity Net Worth magazine, she has definitely made incredible career accomplishments so far. That is despite reported racial discrimination she suffered at the early years of her life. As such, her life demonstrates human obstacles resulting from societal injustices and imperfections can be defeated through unwavering determination to succeed. In fact, Halle Berry's life suggests that human obstacles should provide a reason to excel even more to the disappointment of those behind the obstacles. In other words, we should never give in to those who want us to fail! Together with her concern about the less privileged in society through her philanthropy, Halle Berry is, indeed, one of the smartest beautiful women of all time.


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