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A Pretty Girl whose birth name is Natalie Hershlag, and at an early age she adopted her maternal grandmother’s name to maintain her privacy at that time. But, at that time she herself did not know that she would become an actress who will write new stories of success with a name in the film industry “Natalie Portman”. All of you viewers very well know Natalie Portman, and how she entertained us for a very long period of time.
Natalie Portman Biography in-depth
Early life Introduction
Natalie Portman was born on 9 June 1981 in Jerusalem, Israel (States of Israel). On another hand, if we talk in the present both Israel and Palestine Authority claim that Jerusalem is their capital.
Okay, let’s move on to our topic. Natalie Portman’s birthname or if we say her nickname is Natalie Hershleg. Her Mother’s name is Shelley Stevens, who was an American, and works as Natalie’s agent and also she managed the home.
Her Father’s name is Anver Hershlag, who was an Israeli and works as a Specialist doctor in women’s reproductive health system i.e Gynecologist.
At age of 3 years, she moved from Israel to the United States (Washington D.C.) in 1984, and after then she again moved from her location to Connecticut (US State), and then Long Island (New York).
During the period of relocation, she learned many things like dancing, spoken languages, etc, and also living in Long Island she attending regularly Usdan Summer Camp for Arts ( Officially known as Nathaniel and Suzanne Usdan Center for Creative and Performing Arts).
In 1992 Natalie with Britney Spears were chosen for a theater role.
Natalie Portman Education
Natalie is very intelligent since her childhood and has an ambitious nature to learn something and practice with very hard work. She Completed her School life and then graduated from Syosset High School (1999), Long Island, Nassau Country (Syosset/New York/United States).
After completing her graduation then she moved to Harvard University to study Psychology in her Bachelor of Arts degree for the next four years (completed on 5th June 2003).
She still likes to read lots of books and keep her knowledge high. Some of her favorite subjects are Math, Science, Politics, Psychology, etc.
In her education and qualification if we include a better understanding of different languages then, she knows more than 5 languages English, Arabic, German, French, Japanese, and Spanish.
Natalie Portman Adult/Marriage life/Husband
If we talk about Natalie’s adulthood days she has become a professional actress in the film industry by acting in movies like Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), Mars Attacks! (1996), Leon: The Professional (1994), Everyone Says I Love You (1996), Beautiful Girls (1996), Heat (1995), etc.
After then, From the year 1999 to till-now she worked in a number of movies and make a stamp on people’s hearts with her great performance and acting. In the paragraph, we will show you a complete list of movies by were performed by Natalie. now, let’s talk about her married life.
Natalie Portman’s marriage with Benjamin Millepied. Benjamin Millepied is a French Dancer and Choreographer. These guys met on the set of the Black Swan movie, and after a long dating relationship (since 2009) the Couple married on 4th August 2012 in Big Sur, California (U.S) in a Jewish Ceremony.
After the couple married they moved to Paris for some time, and for now, in 2021 the Family lived in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Natalie Portman Children
She has two children one Boy whose name is Aleph (Born on June 7, 2011), and a girl whose name is Amalia (Born on February 2, 2017).
Natalie Portman Filmography
We have a long list of movies in which she has performed. Since she was 11 years old she has a part of the film industry. She found her first debut role in Luc Besson’s drama film Leon: The Professional, which was an action-thriller movie.
Okay, let’s take a look at the movies list by Natalie Portman in her film career.
|Sr. no.||List of Movies By Natalie Portman & Her Role||Director Name|
|1||Natalie Portman as Mathilda – Leon: The Professional (1994)||Luc Besson|
|2||Natalie Portman as Nina – Developing (1995)||Marya Cohn|
|3||Natalie Portman as Marty – Beautiful Girls (1996)||Ted Demme|
|4||Natalie Portman as Lauren Gustafson – Heat (1995)||Michael Mann|
|5||Natalie Portman as Taffy Dale – Mars Attacks! (1996)||Tim Burton|
|6||Natalie Portman as Laura Dandridge – Everyone Says I Love You (1996)||Woody Allen|
|7||Natalie Portman as Queen Padme Amidala – Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)||George Lucas|
|8||Natalie Portman as Anne Frank – The Diary Of Anne Frank (Theater) (1998)||James Lapine|
|9||Natalie Portman as Ann August – Anywhere But Here (1999)||Wayne wang|
|10||Natalie Portman as Novalee Nation – Where The Heart Is (2000)||Matt Williams|
|11||Natalie Portman as Padme Amidala Naberrie – Star Wars: Episode II – The Attack of the Clones (2002)||George Lucas|
|12||Natalie Portman as Natalie Portman – Zoolander (2001)||Ben Stiller|
|13||Natalie Portman as Nina – The Seagull (2001)||Mike Nichols|
|14||Natalie Portman as Dominique – Domino One (2002)||Nick Louvel|
|15||Natalie Portman as Francine – Paris, je t’aime (2006)||Tom Tykwer|
|16||Natalie Portman as Sara – Cold Mountain (2003)||Anthony Minghella|
|17||Natalie Portman as Samantha – Garden State (2004)||Zach Braff|
|18||Natalie Portman as Padme Amidala – Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge Of The Sith (2005)||George Lucas|
|19||Natalie Portman as Herself – In Search Of Ted Demme||John Walter|
|20||Natalie Portman as Alice/Jane – Closer (2004)||Mike Nichols|
|21||Natalie Portman as Rebecca – Free Zone (2005)||Amos Gitai|
|22||Natalie Portman as Evey Hammond – V For Vendetta (2005)||James McTeigue|
|23||Natalie Portman as Alicia and Inés Bilbatúa – Goya’s Ghosts (2006)||Milos Forman|
|24||Natalie Portman as Molly Mahoney – Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium (2007)||Zach Helm|
|25||Natalie Portman as Rhett – Hotel Chevalier (2007)||Wes Anderson|
|26||Natalie Portman as Leslie – My Blueberry Nights (2007)||Wong Kar-Wai|
|27||Natalie Portman as Anne Boleyn – The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)||Justin Chadwick|
|28||Natalie Portman as Rhett – The Darjeeling Limited (2007)||Wes Anderson|
|29||Natalie Portman as Grace Cahill – Brothers (2009)||Jim Sheridan|
|30||Natalie Portman as Rifka – New York, I Love You (2009)||Natalie & Others|
|31||Natalie Portman as (NO Role) – Eve (2008)||Natalie Portman|
|32||Natalie Portman as Emilia – The Other Woman (2009)||Don Roos|
|33||Natalie Portman as Nicole – Hesher (2010)||Spencer Susser|
|34||Natalie Portman as Isabel – Your Highness (2011)||David Gordon Green|
|35||Natalie Portman as Nina – Black Swan (2010)||Darren Aronofsky|
|36||Natalie Portman as Jane Foster – Thor (2011)||Kenneth Branagh|
|37||Natalie Portman as Emma – No Strings Attached (2011)||Ivan Reitman|
|38||Natalie Portman as Elizabeth – Knight Of Cups (2015)||Terrence Malick|
|39||Natalie Portman as Jane Foster – Thor 2: The Dark World (2013)||Alan Taylor|
|40||Natalie Portman as Rhonda – Song To Song (2017)||Terrence Malick|
|41||Natalie Portman as Jane Hammond – Jane Got A Gun (2016)||Gavin O’Connor|
|42||Natalie Portman as Fania – A Tale Of Love and Darkness (2015)||Natalie Portman|
|43||Natalie Portman as Laura Barlow – Planetarium (2016)||Rebecca Zlotowski|
|44||Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy – Jackie (2016)||Pablo Larrain|
|45||Natalie Portman as Lena – Annihilation (2018)||Alex Garland|
|46||Natalie Portman as Sam Turner – The Death and Life of John F Donovan (2018)||Xavier Dolan|
Natalie Portman As Producer/Narrator/Upcoming movies, ETC.
|1||Pride and Prejudice and Zombies ( A film in 2016, action drama based)||Produced by Natalie|
|2||Natalie as Celeste Montgomery in the cast of Vox Lux 2018 (A drama Film) Directed by Brady Corbet||Starring by Natalie|
|3||Natalie as Lucy Cola in the Cast of Lucy In The Sky 2019 (A drama and science fiction Film) Directed by Noah Hawley||Starring by Natalie|
|4||Natalie Portman As Young Woman in Short Film – Illusions & Mirrors (2013)|
|5||Natalie as Narrator in the cast of Dolphin Reef 2020 (Nature Documentary) Directed by Alastair Fothergill & Keith Scholey||Narrated by Natalie|
|6||Upcoming Movie – Thor: Love and Thunder Natalie as Jane Foster and Directed by Taika waititi||Scheduled (2022)|
Television Shows By Natalie Portman
|Sesame Street (2003 to 2004)||Herself (2 episodes)|
|Hitler’s Pawn: The Margaret Lambert Story (In the year 2004)||Narrator|
|The Armenian Ganocied (2006)||Narrator|
|Saturday Night Live (2006)||Host|
|The Simpsons (2007 to 2012)||Give her Voice as Darcy in two episodes|
|Angie Tribeca (2017)||Cristina Craft (In few episodes)|
|Saturday Night Live (2018)||Host|
|What If…? (2021 to Present)||Give her Voice as Jane Foster (Guest Role)|
Natalie Portman and Dior Company
Natalie Portman is Miss Dior
Dior is a French Fashion luxury company, and Natalie Portman signed with Dior to do different advertising for the company in the year 2010, and she still works with Dior company.
She is working in advertising by the company in Dior’s Cosmetics, and Miss Dior Fragrance items like Miss Dior Roses N’Roses (Eau de toilette), Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet (Eau de toilette), Miss Dior (Eau de toilette roller-pearl – roll-on fragrance), and many other body, skin, etc products.
Natalie Portman Oscar
With 77 times nominations and 37 wins including Oscar, Natalie not only won awards but also won hearts. There is a long list of awards for her fabulous acting in various films as best actress and in other categories. Here we will only talk about Academic awards.
Natalie Portman has 3 Nominations for Academic Awards (Oscar) in her filmy career, and she won the 83rd Academic Awards (Oscar) 2010 for Best Actress for the movie Black Swan. The Three Nominations are,
|Academic Awards (Oscar)||Role||Result|
|77th Academic Awards, the Year 2004||Best Supporting Actress for the movie Closer||Nomination|
|83rd Academic Awards, the Year 2010||Best Actress for the movie Black Swan||Won|
|89th Academic Awards, the Year 2016||Best Actress for the movie Jackie||Nomination|
Natalie Portman Vegan Eating
Natalie Portman is a Vegan celebrity, and once, since she watched a demo of laser surgery on a chicken at the age of 8 years at a medical conference with her father she decided to not eat nonveg food and she became vegetarian.
Now she is fully vegan and also an advocate for animal rights, and she did not like how animal farms treat animals to fulfill human food requirements. She also talks about nonveg’s impact on nature, and the human body, and how animal suffers.
Some of her favorite food as a vegan are Tea, Ice-Cream, Chocolate, Black beans, pasta, lentils, Grilled Cheese, etc.
Natalie Portman Biography in Short
The rest of the details are given below in the short section of Natalie’s bio. You can also check answers to some common questions about Natalie’s overall life from her birth (1981) to 2021.
Natalie Portman Highlights
|Real Name||Natalie Portman|
|Age as per 2021||40 year|
|Film Debut||Leon: The Professional (1994)|
|Numbers of Films||More than 45 including a few documentaries, Theater, etc.|
|Famous For||Her acting in various movies & as a director/producer too.|
|Upcoming Movie||Thor: Love and Thunder (Expected release in the year 2022)|
|Active in her profession/Industry||Yes – Still Active|
|Real Name||Natalie Portman (Whole world Known)|
|Nickname/Birth name||Natalie Hershlag|
|Birthday/Date of Birth||9 June 1981|
|Birthplace||Jerusalem – State of Israel (For today We don’t know the truth as Both Israel & Palestinian claim that Jerusalem is their capital)|
|Age||40 Year While writing this article, on 21 June 2021|
|Mother||Shelley Stevens – An American woman who manages the home & works as Natalie’s agent.|
|Father||Avner Hershlag (Gynecologist: Specialized doctor in the female reproductive health system)|
Education & Qualification
|School||Syosset High School (1999), Long Island, Nassau Country (Syosset/New York/United States)|
|College/University||Harvard University (Cambridge, US)|
|Favorite Subjects||Math, Politics, Biology, Science, Psychology|
|Languages Known||Natalie Portman can speak English, Arabic, German, Japanese, Spanish, French|
Relationship & More
|Marital Status||Yes Married|
|Husband||Benjamin Millepied ( French Choreographer & Dancer). Before Marriage, both Were dating since 2009 from the set of Black Swan.|
|Marriage date||4 August 2012|
|Children||Yes 2 Children, A boy & Girl|
|Children Names||Boy – Aleph (June 7, 2011)
Girl – Amalia (February 2, 2017)
Physical Measurements, etc
|Height in feet (approx)||Around 5 feet 3 inches|
|Weight in KG (approx)||In between 50 Kg to 62 Kg (Absolutely not confirm, as because weight can fluctuate per month)|
|Eyes Color||Hazel (Dark Brown)|
|Hair Color||Dark brown/Reddish-brown, and naturally curly hair.|
|Face Mark||Mark on the right Cheek.|
|Shoe measurement (approx)||38.5 (EU) & 8 (US)|
|Dress measurement (approx)||36 (EU) & 4 (US) & 8 (UK)|
|Waist measurement (approx)||25 inches or 63.5 centimeters|
|Nationality||The United States of America|
|Star sign/Zodiac Sign||Gemini|
|Residence and Hometown in 2021||Los Angeles (California/United States)|
Things She like/favorite
|Hobbies||Modeling, Reading, Dancing, Collecting Bags & Purse, Ice Skating, etc.|
|Favorite Director/Producer||Michael Haneke, The Coen Brothers, Jacques Audiard, Martin Scorsese, Lynne Ramsay, and many others.|
|Favorite Song||Ben (Michel Jackson)|
|Favorite Artists||Alanis Morissette, Björk, The Beatles, PJ Harvey, Juliana Hatfield, Lauryn Hill, and many others too.|
|Favorite Actress||Julia Roberts, Maryl Streep, Kate Winslet, Isabelle Hupert, Laura Linney, Kate Blanchett, Emma Stone, and many others.|
|Favorite Actors||Leonardo Di Caprio, Michael Fassbender, Jude Law, Joseph Gordon, and many others too.|
|Favorite Destination for Holidays, etc.||New York, Paris, Amsterdam, Austin (Texas), Berlin, Morocco, Seychelles, Guatemala, Kenya, etc.|
|Favorite Food||Chocolate, Ice-Cream, lentils, Tea, Grilled Cheese, Black beans, pasta, etc. (She strictly follows her vegan diet).|
|Favorite Reading||The Diary of Anne Frank, Eating Animals By Jonathan Safran Foer, Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner, Lilita by Vladimir Nabokov, A Tale of Love, and Darkness by Amos Oz, and many others.|
|Favorite Shows||Broad city, Mad Man, Top Chef, Girls (Tv Series), and many others too.|
|Favorite Films||Days of Heaven, Dirty Dancing, Amelie, Schindler’s List, and many others too.|
|Favorite Perfume||Miss Dior|
|Net Worth||$50 Million|
FAQ – Frequently Asked Question about Natalie Portman
Here are some of the generally asked questions with suitable answers. You can read these as your trivia.
Who is Natalie Portman?
She is an American Actress, Producer, and Director.
Where is Natalie Portman from?
She was born in Israel (Jerusalem)
Where does Natalie portman live?
In 2021 she lived in Los Angeles (California, U.S).
Who is Natalie portman married to?
Benjamin Millepied (French dancer and Choreographer)
How old is Natalie Portman?
She has 40 years old in the year 2021 (Born, 9 June 1981).
How tall is Natalie Portman?
5 feet 3 inches.
How old was Natalie Portman in star wars?
Her age was near to 18 years old (17 Years 11 months 7 days) after the release of Star Wars: Episode 1, first in Los Angeles on 16 May 1999, and on 19 May 1999 in the United States.
For Star Wars: Episode 2, Natalie’s age was near to 21 years old (20 years 11 months 3 days) on the first release on 12 May 2002 by Tribeca Enterprises, and then on 16 May 2002 in the United States.
In Star Wars: Episode 3, her age was near to 24 years old (23 years 11 months 6 days) on the first release on 15 May 2005 Cannes, and then on 19 May 2005 in the United States.
What was Natalie Portman’s first movie?
Leon: The Professional (1994).
How old was Natalie Portman in Leon: The Professional?
Leon: The Professional release on 14 September 1994, and on that day Natalie’s age is 13 Years 3 months 5 days.
How old was Natalie Portman in the Phantom Menace?
She was near to 18 years old.
Is Natalie Portman married?
Yes, she married Benjamin Millepied.
Who danced for Natalie Portman in black swan?
Sarah Lane (An American ballet theatre dancer). As per Wikipedia Kimberly Prosa (A Dancer) also served as a double dance for Natalie.
Did Natalie Portman play in pirates of the Caribbean?
The story between Keira Knightley and Natalie Portman?
Nothing, but as per our knowledge the story is sometimes both two celebrities are looks-alike of each other.
Both the celebrities have a number of superhits movies, and their acting makes us wowed, and sometimes we stuck on their timing, beautiful looks, their energy to do some type of difficult role, appearance, dialogues, etc during watching their movies and feel how amazing these two are.
Also, In the Movie Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Episode1 Natalie worked as Queen Padme Amidala, and another hand Keira Knightley worked as Sabe.
Natalie Portman as Jane Foster in Endgame 2019?
As per Wikipedia, deleted scenes from Thor: The Dark World 2013 used as footage for the appearance of Natalie Portman as Jane Foster in Endgame 2019, and new recorded voiceover use for foster when taking in the distance.
How many movies has Natalie Portman been in?
She has been in more than 45 Movies (including Theatre, as a director, producer, and most of as an actress).
Name of Natalie Portman’s Upcoming movie?
She has been scheduled role as Jane Foster in her Upcoming Movie Thor: Love And Thunder (scheduled release in 2022).
Natalie Portman’s Best/Top Movie from starting films to 2021?
As per Rottentomatoes.com these are some of the best top-rating movies by Natalie Portman. This data is from rottentomatoes.com’s side. The movies are,
|Movie’s Name||Rottentomatoes.com Rating|
|Paris, je t’aime (2006)||86%|
|Garden State (2004)||86%|
For more movies’ ratings visit – Rottentomatoes.com
Is Natalie Portman active on Social Media?
Yes, but as per her Instagram account she only uses One Social Media account and that is Instagram. Visit, Natalie Portman Instagram Account.