Born in the state of California, Cameron Diaz is both an actress and a model. Initially, she began as a model at the tender age of sixteen years, modelling and doing fashion campaigns for big brands in the fashion industry including Calvin Klein and Levi’s. The now famous actress later joined the movie industry after landing a role in the The Mask, a comedy movie that had one of the highest grossing in 1994, as the lead female starring despite having no prior acting experience.
The following years would see her became a household name with, movie hits such as My Best Friend’s Wedding(1997), Charlies Angels(2003) and There’s something about Mary(1998). She also played the character of Princess Fiona in the Shrek (2001-2010) an animation that grossed at $919 million. Other high profile movies she featured in include: The Bad Teacher (2011), The Holiday (2006), Vanilla Sky (2001) and The Green Hornet (2011).
CAMERON DIAZ PROFILE:
DATE OF BIRTH: 30/08/1972
PROFESSION: MODEL/ ACTRESS
PLACE OF BIRTH: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
CITIZENSHIP: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
NET WORTH: $120 MILLION
Her acting career began when she landed a role in The Mask at just 21 years old. That’s when she started receiving formal training about being an actor. Nevertheless her lack of experience did not deter her form her exemplary performance in the 1994 film that had a grossing of about $343.9 at the box office. Her career in the movie industry as a professional actress has continued to grow henceforth. She is also a writer and has published a health book titled The Body Book’, a number two New York Times Bestseller in 2013.
Cameron Diaz has received numerous nomination and awards for her performance in various movies. Among the nominations she has received are: four Golden Globe Nominations among others .Among her awards include the Critics’ Choice Award which she won in 2001, SAG Awards, several Kids Choice Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Teens Choice Awards, Peoples’ Choice Awards among many others. The facts is, in the Entertainment World, Cameron Diaz has grown to become a towering figure.
Her net worth has continuously grown over the years as her careers has. In 2010, she was listed by Forbes Magazine as one of the richest female celebrities in the world. This got even better in 2013 when she was listed as the most paid actress over 40 years in Hollywood. Currently she is worth a cool $120 million.