Uma Thurman bio, Career, Net worth, Husband & Children, Childhood, Facts

April 8, 2019Uma Thurman bio, Career, Net worth, Husband & Children, Childhood, Facts


Who is Uma Thurman?

An American actress and model  Uma Thurman were born as Uma Karuna Thurman, who has performed in a variety of films ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action films. She is famous for her role in 'Pulp Fiction,' for which she was nominated for the Academy Award, the BAFTA Award and the Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe Award.

In the Early life of Uma Thurman

 Uma Thurman in her early days

Fig: Uma Thurman in her early days

She was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the USA on April 29, 1970. Her birth sign is Taurus. Her birth name is Uma Karuna Thurman, in which her first name' Uma' indicates' Splendor, Light' and her middle name' Karuna' means' empathy' or' compassion.' The name of Uma's father is Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman and the name of her mother is Nena von Schlebugge. Her father was an Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies professor and her mother was a fashion model. During her childhood, she suffered from body dysmorphic disorder bouts. She has three brothers from her father's previous marriage, Ganden, Dechen Karl, and Mipam, and a half-sister named Taya.

At the age of 15, she debuted as a fashion model and started modeling in ' Glamour ' and  ' Vogue. ' Uma has American citizenship and her ethnicity is a mix of English, Scottish,  German,  Scots - Irish / Northern Irish, Swedish and Danish and talking about her education, She graduated from Amherst High School and discovered her love for acting in her school study period. She studied Northfield Mount Hermon School before dropping out to pursue an acting career.

In the Career of Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction

Fig: Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction

Uma debuted with' Kiss Daddy Goodnight' in 1987. She made three films in 1988: Jonny Be Good, The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen and Dangerous Liaisons. Uma recognized from the critics and audience her drama' Dangerous Liaisons' where she played the role of a naive young woman seduced by a manipulative man. She cast an innocent wife of an American writer Henry Miller in' Henry and June' directed by Philip Kaufman. The picture became a great success and her performance was highly appreciated,

Thurman portrayed' Mia Wallace' in Quentin Tarantino's black comedy' Pulp Fiction' in 1994 and the movie crossed $13.9 million worldwide and she was no, nominated for her Best Supporting Actress for the Golden Globe and the Academy Award and launched into the celebrity A-list. She has performed in numerous films such as' The Avengers' in 1998,' The Golden Bowl' in 2000,' The Producers' in 2005,' The Life Before Her Eyes' in 2007,' Ceremony' in 2010,' Playing for Keeps' in 2012,' Movie 43' in 2013,' Burnt' in 2015,' The Con Is On,'' The House That Jack Built,'' The War with Grandpa' in 2018. She is recognized as the actress, capable of delivering complex, challenging roles, relying solely on her acting skills and not beauty.

How much is the net worth of Uma Thurman?

In 2005, it was confirmed that for each film Thurman's salary was $ 12.5 million, a great boost to her net worth however from  different sources her net worth is estimated at $45 million as of  mid-2019, accumulated during her career now spanning well over 30 years which is sufficient for living a lavish life and there is no doubt  for living in fancy style with number of cars and big  bunglalow.  

In the Personal life of Uma Thurman

 Uma Thurman with ex husband Etan Hawke

Fig: Uma Thurman with ex husband Etan Hawke

At the age of 20, Uma Thurman married Gary Oldman but her husband loved another woman and used to drink alcohol. After two years, they divorced. They did not give birth to children. Uma Thurman married Etan Hawke and gave birth to a Maya daughter in 1998 and a Levon son in 2002. But they got divorced in 2005 because Ethan had an affair with their children's nanny.

She's having problems with her circulatory system. But instead, she gave birth to her third child, Rosalind, whose father is a Swiss financial Arpad Busson. The couple broke up in 2014. Till now, she is living a single life, but it was heard that she appeared with her director Quentin Tarantino, but neither the actress nor the director made an official confirmation of their relationship.

Facts of Uma Thurman

She has won numerous awards and has been nominated several times in her career. Some of the biggest achievements are 2001 gotham award Best Actress,2004 Saturn Award Best Actress,2004 Empire Award Best Actress,2004 MTV Movie Award Best Performance ,2012 Bambi Award Best International Actress,2018 Broadway Audience Award and also Favorite Leading Actress in a Play.

She has about 901.1k followers on Instagram, over 12.6k followers on Twitter, and about 209k  followers on Facebook.


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