She won the Academy Award for Best Actress, Golden Globe Award, Silver Bear, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama for her portrayal of serial killer in Monster (2003).
Her wins and awadrds.
Overall: 52 wins and 90 nominations.
Academy Award USA. Wins -1, nominations -1.
She won the Academy Award for Best Actress, for Monster (2003).
1 Nomination on Academy Awards: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role North Country (2005)
Golden Globe Awards. Wins -1, nominations -3.
She won 1 Golden Globe Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Monster (2003).
3 Nominations on Golden Globe Award
For best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004),
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama North Country (2005),
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Young Adult (2011).
BAFTA (The British Academy of Film and Television Arts ) Awards. 2 nominations.
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Monster (2003),
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role North Country (2005).
Berlin International Film Festival. Win -1.
Best Actress Monster (2003)
MTV Movie Awards. Win -1.
Best Female Performance Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).
On September 30, 2005, Theron received her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Notable films: 2 Days in the Valley (1996), The Devil's Advocate (1997), The Astronaut’s Wife (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999), North Country (2005), Young Adult (2011).
Produceer: Monster (2003), East of Havana Documentary (2006), Sleepwalking (2008), The Burning Plain (2008), Young Adult (2011).
Her Net worth - $110 million.
Charlize Theron became a fashion model at age 14 and at 16 she entered a Johannesburg modeling contest, which she won. She also won a one-year modeling contract at a local competition in Salerno and with her mother moved to Milan, Italy.
After Theron spent a year modeling throughout Europe, she and her mother moved to USA. In New York, she attended the Joffrey Ballet School and in 1994, Theron flew to Los Angeles.
In 90': She made her film debut in the horror film Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995). She got to play her first speaking role the next year in black comedy crime film2 Days in the Valley in 1996.
In 1997, she starred in the mystery thriller, The Devil’s Advocate with Al Pacino and Keanu Reeves in leading roles.
In 1999 Theron played in the drama film The Cider House Rules, which won two Academy Awards.
In 2000-2017. In 2000 she starred in such films as Reindeer Games with Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, The Yards, sports drama film Robert Redford's The Legend of Bagger Vance with Will Smith, Matt Damon and Men of Honor with Robert De Niro and Cuba Gooding.
In 2001 she appearenced with Keanu Reeves in a romantic drama Sweet November.
In 2004 she she played in film The Life and Death of Peter Sellers and received Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award nominations for her role of Britt Ekland in this film.
In 2005 Theron starred in the drama film, North Country and in the video game adaptation Aeon Flux. She received Best Actress Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for her lead performance in the drama North Country and earning US$10 million for both those subsequent films, and was included in the list of highest-paid actresses in Hollywood.
In 2008 she starred with Will Smith in the superhero comedy-drama film Hancock and appeared in the drama films Sleepwalking and in the drama film The Burning Plain with Jennifer Lawrence and Kim Basinger.
Following a three-year hiatus from the big screen, Theron returned to the spotlight in 2011 with comedy-drama Young Adult and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
She has starred in several Hollywood films, such as dark fantasy film Snow White and the Huntsman with Kristen Stewart and science fiction film Prometheus (2012), A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014), mystery thriller film Dark Places (2015) and action film Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).
In 2016 she reprised her role as Queen Ravenna in the fantasy epic The Huntsman: Winter's War (her Salary -$10 000 000).
Charlize Theron was born in Benoni (South Africa) and was raised on a farm outside the city.
Theron became a U.S. citizen in 2007, while retaining her South African citizenship.
In the 1990s, Theron had a two-year relationship with actor Craig Bierko and dated Stephan Jenkins (1997 - 2001). In 2002 she began a relationship with Irish actor Stuart Townsend, with whom she starred in Trapped (2002) and Head in the Clouds (2004). After nearly nine years together they separated in January 2010.
In early 2014, she began dating actor Sean Penn, but they had split in June 2015.
Theron has two adopted children. In March 2012 she adopted a boy, whom she named Jackson Theron (b. November 2011)
In July 2015 she adopted a girl, whom she named August.
Her first language is Afrikaans, she has a green eyes and Danced professionally.
Activism: Theron is also a philanthropist and social activist. In 2008, she was honored by the United Nations when she became the organization's tenth messenger of peace. She created own charity called the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP), which helps African youth in their fight against AIDS. Theron is involved in women's rights organizations and also is a supporter of animal rights as active member of PETA.
She lives in Los Angeles and Malibu, California.