Milla Jovovich is an accomplished and well-known American actress, model, and musician who has been engaged in the industry since 1985.
Early Life of Milla Jovovich
Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich, better known by her stage name Milla Jovovich, was born on December 17, 1975, in Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union, to her mother Galina Jovovich, and father Bogdan Jovovich. Her father is a doctor, while her mother is a Soviet Russian actress.
Her parents split before she was born, and her father had a connection with another lady with whom he produced a son, Marco Jovovich, who is her half-brother.
Milla Jovovich moved to London with her family when she was five years old after her family left the Soviet Union in 1980. She then moved to Sacramento, California, for seven months before settling in Los Angeles.
She enrolled in a Los Angeles public school to further her education. She dropped out of seventh grade when she was 12 years old to focus on her modeling career, which she had begun when she was nine years old. She became a citizen of the United States at the age of 19.
Her mother encouraged her to pursue a career as an actress, so when she was ten years old, she enrolled in acting classes and attended a young acting school instead of attending regular school.
Net Worth of Milla Jovovich
Milla Jovovich’s net worth is reported to be $50 million.
Relationship of Milla Jovovich
Milla Jovovich married Paul W.S. Anderson, a film writer, and director, on August 22, 2009. They first met in 2002 while working on the film “Resident Evil,” and Anderson proposed to her in 2003. On November 3, 2007, she gave birth to their daughter, Ever Gabo, and they were also engaged in 2007. She gave birth to another daughter, Dashiel Edan, on April 1, 2015, and their third daughter, Osian Lark Elliot, on February 2, 2020.
She lived separately in the same year as Shawn Andrews before they married in 1992. After that, in 1997, she married Luc Besson. He is a filmmaker, screenwriter, and producer, although he and his wife split in 1999.
The career of Milla Jovovich
Milla Jovovich began her professional acting career in 1988 when she was cast as Samantha Delongpre in the sexual thriller romance film “Two Moon Junction.” She was then cast in the 1991 American adult south sea romance adventure film “Return to the Blue Lagoon.” She starred as Maya Carlton in the comedy “Kuffs” in 1992 and as Mildred Harries in the biographical comedy-drama “Chaplin.”
She also appeared in films such as “Dazed and Confused,” “The Fifth Element,” “He Got Game,” “The Messenger: Joan of Arc’s Story,” “The Claim,” “The Million Dollar Hotel,” and “Zoolander.” Later, in 2002, she was seen as Alice in Paul W.S. Anderson’s action-horror film “Resident Evil,” in which she received favorable praise for her remarkable performance, and her performance was critically applauded. Following the film’s enormous success, she starred as Nadine in the romantic comedy “You Stupid Man” the following year.
She also appeared in films such as “Dummy,” “No Good Deed,” “Gore Vidal’s Caligula,” “Ultraviolet,” and “.45.” In 2004, she was seen repeating her role as Alice in the action-horror film “Resident Evil: Apocalypse,” however she did not receive as much great feedback as she had previously, despite the film’s popularity. After that, in 2007, she reprised her role as Alice in another sequel, “Resident Evil: Extinction.” She also appeared in “Palermo Shooting,” “A Perfect Getaway,” “The Fourth Kind,” “Stone: “Dirty Girl,” “Lucky Trouble,” “Bringing Up Bobby,” and “The Three Musketeers,” among other films.
Milla Jovovich reprised her role as Alice in the movie sequel “Resident Evil: Afterlife” in 2010, and she was back with another sequel, “Resident Evil: Retribution,” in 2012. “Cymbeline,” “Survivor,” “Zoolander 2,” “Residents Evil: The Final Chapter,” “Shock and Awe,” “Future World,” “Paradise Hills,” “Hellboy,” and “The Rookie” were among the films in which she appeared.