Natalie Portman is a thirty-nine-year-old American actress. She is among the most critically acclaimed and one of the most celebrated actresses in Hollywood. From starring in several blockbusters to being a beauty queen in the industry, Natalie Portman is considered an influential figure. The winner of the Academy Award and two Golden Globe is an impressive personality in the industry. Natalie Portman is without any doubt everyone’s favorite but there are a few things about the actress that many are still unaware of. So today we are going to take a peek at a few interesting facts about Natalie Portman.
Natalie Portman was born in Jerusalem, Israel but was brought up and lived in Washington, D.C., Connecticut, and Long Island. Hence she holds dual citizenship in Israel and the USA.
At the age of 10, Natalie Portman was approached by a Revlon agent at a pizza parlor to be signed as a child model. But her parents turned down the offer.
Natalie Portman is multilingual and can fluently speak six languages such as English, Hebrew, Spanish, French, German, and Japanese.
Before her debut film, Natalie Portman changed her Hebrew name Neta-Lee Hershlag and adopted her paternal grandfather’s maiden name that is Portman.
Natalie Portman values education over her career. She once missed the premiere of her 1999 film Star Wars Episode 1 because she was studying for her exams. Natalie Portman once said that “I don’t care if college ruins my career. I’d rather be smart than a movie star.”
Natalie Portman is a professional actress who is very dedicated to her work. She shaved her head on screen for her role as Evey Hammond in V for Vendetta.
One surprising fact about her is that despite being an actress Natalie Portman doesn’t own a TV. She says that she streams shows on her computer. Maybe she doesn’t love watching movies as much as she does acting in them or maybe she just does not have the time to watch movies.