Charlize Theron Net Worth : Charity & Cars

South African actress, model, and producer Charlize Theron has a net worth of $160 million.

Charlize Theron was born on August 7, 1975, in Benoni, South Africa.

In addition, the beautiful actress is one of the brightest stars of this era and will continue to delight millions with her beauty and talent.

As one of the bankable actresses in the world, Theron has received numerous awards, including an Oscar, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Golden Globe Award.

Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron

Moreover, She was also the first African woman to receive an Oscar in the acting category.

Additionally, Charlize is a high-paying brand sponsor for companies like Raymond Weil and Christian Dior outside of her acting career.

In addition, her advertising and film revenues consistently making, Charlize one of the highest-paid artists in the world.

Furthermore, she has earned annual incomes that can easily exceed $ 30-40 million from Hollywood films such as The Devil’s Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), and The Cider House Rules (1999). 

Quick Facts

Let’s look out for some quick facts about the South African star actress.

Born Name Charlize Theron
Nickname Charlie
Date of Birth 7 August 1975
Height 5 feet 8 inches (177cm)
Weight 55 kg
Age 47  years old
Country of Origin South Africa
Birth Place/City Benoni, South Africa
Religion Christian
Profession Actress, Producer
Career 1995-present
Net Worth $160 Million
Gender Female
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Green
Sexual Orientation Straight
Zodiac Sign Leo
School National School of the Arts in Johannesburg
College Joffrey Ballet School in New York City
Father’s Name Charles Jacobus Theron
Mother’s Name Gerda Jacoba Aletta Maritz
Siblings None
Marital Status Single
Children/Kids Name 2 adopted kids (Jackson & August)
Awards 
  • 114 nominations
  • 68 wins
Social Media Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
Last Update October, 2022

Net worth and Income

Charlize Theron has a net worth of an astounding $160 million.

Further, This colossal sum of net worth is earned from her acting career, modeling, movie productions,and endorsement deals.

Moreover, in 2019 she was named the ninth highest-paid actress in the world.

First of all, Between September 2017 and September 2018, she earned a total of $23 million.

Second, South African actress has an estimated income of $4 million annually from her investment and endorsement.

Likewise, Theron has several real estates, and it adds up to around $10 to $15 million.

In addition, she earned $10 million from her two blockbuster movies, North Country and Aeon Flux.

Lifestyle and Vacation

Lifestyle

Charlize Theron is a gorgeous actress, model, and producer from Benoni, South Africa.

Theron’s father, Jacobus Theron, was an alcoholic who abused her physically during her childhood.

Further, She grew up on her parents’ farm near Johannesburg and attended the National School of Art.

By the way, Theron loves to Dance, go fancy shopping, reading books and novels.

In fact, she is a voracious reader who loves to read books when she’s home, and her favorite book is “It changed my life.”

Likewise, her favorite movie is “I COULD GO ON SINGING (1963),’ and her favorite song is Must Have Been Love by Roxette.

In addition, South African actress is fond of fast food since childhood, and consequently, her favorite food is pizza and burgers.

Vacation

South African actress Theron loves to take a vacation and enjoy quality time with her family vacation and tribe(her friends from South Africa).

Recently, She traveled to Croatia with her kids (adopted) and tribe.

In addition, the actress and her daughters and family friends spent time doing their favorite things to sail, having a meal at a restaurant, and exploring the beautiful Croatian coast.

Houses, Cars, Bikes & Pets

Houses

Charlize lives in a Spanish-style mansion in the Hollywood Hills, which she bought for $ 1.65 million in 1998.

Charlize Theron's house
Charlize Theron’s house

She also owns a second house in Hollywood Hills, which she bought for $ 3 million in 2000.

Charlize paid $ 1.8 million for a gorgeous home in West Hollywood, California, In 2005, but in 2020 this home went up for sale at an estimated price of $ 1.9 million.

Similarly, In 2007, Charlize paid $ 2.75 million for a penthouse in the amazing Broadway Hollywood Lofts building.

Moreover, This Broadway Hollywood Lofts building was a department store in the 1920s and 1930s.

Eventually, she sold it at a loss of $ 1.8 million in 2016.

Cars

Charlize is fascinated by cars, and she even learned to drive cars at a very young age.

South African actress Theron has BMW 7 Series Sedan that costs about $86,800.

Furthermore, she loves riding SUVs as well. She owns a black Lexus RX400h worth $50,000 and Range Rover Evoque worth $55,000.

Moreover, Charlize upgraded to the BMW X5 ($65,400) almost as soon as the first editions were released and later seen driving around the city with her two children.

Charlize washing her Toyota Prius
Charlize washing her Toyota Prius

The Audi S7 ($84,400) is another powerful and legendary car in Charlize Theron’s garage.

In addition, she also has eco-friendly vehicles, the Toyota Prius ($32,375), in her big list of car collections.

Bikes

Theron owns a classic Harley-Davidson motorcycle worth $10,000 and has said that when she rides, she likes to put on jeans and act like a boy.

Pets

Charlize Theron is a devoted animal lover and has two pets in her house.

She also has two cocker spaniels named Denver and Delilah, after whom she named her production organization.

Similarly, her other dogs are Tucker and Orson, both of them were rescued by her.

Additionally, Theron’s passion for dogs extends beyond the confines of her home, as evidenced by contributions made to PETA and other animal welfare organizations.

Career

In 1994, Charlize Theron shifted to Los Angeles from Johannesburg to pursue an acting career.

She was spotted by the talented broker John Crosby when she was trying to cash the check at the bank.

Other talented agents discovered her, and eight months later, she played a self-evident role in “Children of Corn.”

Larger roles followed, including starring Keanu Reeves and Al Pacino in the 1997 movie “The Devil’s Advocate.

Finally, in 2003, she gained worldwide recognition when she played “The Italian Job,” a robbery movie that was a sensational hit.

In 2004, she created history, becoming the first South African woman to win the Oscar Award for Best Actress.

That Oscar made her number 7 on the Hollywood Reporter’s list of Highest Paid Hollywood Actresses in 2006.

Then, Theron took a two-year break before returning in 2011 with this box office hit movie Young Adult.

In 2016, Time magazine named her in the Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.

Theron starred in The Fate of the Furious in 2017; This film grossed $ 1.2 billion worldwide, making it Theron’s most-watched film.

In 2019 Theron was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for Fox News’s Megyn Kelly in Bombshell.

Moreover, Theron also produced “Tully,” “A Private War” in 2018, and “Long Shot” in 2019.

As of yet, Charlize has bagged 144 nominations and 68 wins out of it.

Endorsements, Book Publications & Magazines

Endorsements

Charlize is one of the profitable actresses in Hollywood.

At least half of her earnings in a given year come from valuable endorsement deals.

In 2004, Theron made an endorsement deal with John Charles Galliano, head designer of Givenchy.

She has an endorsement deal with J’Adore Dio; besides, she is the model and face of the “J’Adore Dior” perfume, which pays her $ 2 million a year.

Moreover, she has also featured in a commercial for Christan Dior.

Likewise, her endorsement deal with Raymond Weil watches earned her $3 million in 2005 and 2006.

Book Publications & Magazines

Charlize Theron is a big fan of books and loves reading books in her leisure time.

Further, Celebrity Biographies has published a small book on The Biography Of Charlize Theron written by Matt Green.

Moreover, South African star actress has been featured as the cover model of different fashion magazines.

In addition, she has featured in hundreds of fashion magazines, of which some famous magazines are “Vogue,” “Candis,” “Tele,” “Gala,” “iO.”

Charity Works

Charlize Theron has been honored by United Nations (UN) as a UN Messenger of Peace for aiding the UN in their work.

South–African actress Charlize has founded a charity organization named Charlize Theron African Outreach Project (CTAOP) in 2007.

Furthermore, The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP) was formed in collaboration with the Entertainment Industry Foundation.

Charlize during CTAOP charity event
Charlize during CTAOP charity event

The main mission of CTAOP is to provide aid and support for African youth in their fight against HIV/AIDS.

Likewise, she has indulged herself in women’s rights organizations and several fundraising rallies.

Theron designed and signed a pair of shoes for the Stuart Weitzman charity shoe auction, which would help ovarian cancer awareness and research.

Moreover, She appeared in a South African commercial for the “Real Men Don’t Rape” campaign.

Similarly, She is involved in advocacy for the Global Fund, which helps fight AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis.

Charlize Theron is a promoter of same-sex marriage and announced to stay unmarried until same-sex marriage is legal for all people in the United States of America.

Some interesting facts

  • After Charlize won the Oscar in 2004, Nelson Mandela invited Theron to his home in South Africa, and threw her a big party, hugged her, and thanked her for bringing his country to the attention.
  • When Charlize was 15 years of age, her father began violently abusing her and her mother, Gerda. Gerda had the feeling that Charles would kill them both and, in return, shot and killed Charles in self-defense in front of Charlize.
  • Further, Theron admits to having an obsessive-compulsive disorder(OCD) and says that she starts cleaning uncontrollably when things are not neat and clean.

FAQs

Who is Charlize Theron married to?

Charlize has not been married yet, but she has two adopted kids, Jackson (8 yrs) and August (5 yrs).

Does Charlize Theron have tattoos?

Yes, Charlize has two tattoos on her body. She has a koi fish tattoo on her right ankle and a tiny blue blossoming flower on top of her right foot.

Is Charlize Theron in a relationship with someone?

Currently, she is not in any relationship. Her last relationship was with  Sean Penn, which ended in 2015.

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