Milla Jovovich is an American actress, model and musician. Her starring roles in numerous science fiction and action films led the music channel VH1 to deem her the reigning queen of kick butt in 2006. In 2004, Forbes determined that she was the highest paid model in the world.

Birth Name

Milica Natasha Jovovich (Pronounced mee-luh yo-vo-vitch)

Nickname

Mila Jovović, Mishach, Мила Јововић

Profession

Supermodel, Actress, Fashion Designer, Musician

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Milla Jovovich was born on December 17, 1975 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union (now Ukraine).

Age

Shes currently 43 years old.

Residence

She spends her time between New York and Los Angeles in United States.

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Ethnicity

White

She has Serbian ancestry on her father’s side while she is of Russian descent on her mom’s side.

Religion

Russian Orthodox

Education

Her family moved to Sacramento, California, when she was five years old before settling in Los Angeles. There she attended public schools until 7th grade and at age 12, she dropped out to focus on modeling. She began modeling at the age of 9.

Family Details

  • Father – Bogdan Jovovich
  • Mother – Galina Jovovich
  • Siblings – Marco Jovovich (Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Milla Jovovich has dated –

  • Shawn Andrews (1992) – Shawn Andrews is an American actor, whom she married when she was just 16 and Andrews was 21. But, the marriage was annulled (not divorced) by Milla’s mother, 2 months later.
  • Luc Besson (1997–1999) – Luc is a French film director, writer, and producer and they both married in 1997 but divorced in 1999.

  • Paul W. S. Anderson (2009-Present) – Paul is an English film screenwriter, producer and director with whom Milla tied the knot on August 22, 2009. The two met during the filming of Resident Evil in 2002 and started dating. Paul proposed Milla in early 2003 and they soon got engaged in March 2003. She gave birth to her and Anderson’s first child on November 3, 2007, named Ever Gabo Anderson (Daughter). They welcomed their second child, daughter Dashiel Edan, on April 1, 2015.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
  • In centimeters – 175 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 60 kg
  • In Pounds – 132 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-24-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32A

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Green

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 9.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her role in Resident Evil series as Alice. The first Resident Evil film was released in 2002 and for that Milla Jovovich was nominated for the Saturn Award for best actress.

Film Debut

Milla Jovovich had her first role in “Two Moon Junction” in 1988, in which she played the role of Samantha De Longpre.

Television Debut

Milla Jovovich made her acting debut in 1988 in the Disney Channel film “The Night Train to Kathmandu” for her role as Lily McLeod.

Singing Debut

Milla Jovovich  released her first studio album, “The Divine Comedy”  in 1994. The album earned positive reviews and its single, “Gentleman Who Fell”, charted at number 21 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart.

Brand Endorsements

Milla Jovovich has done endorsement work for brands like L’Oreal cosmetics, Banana Republic, Christian Dior, Donna Karan, Versace & Calvin Klein.

Milla Jovovich Favorites

  • Favorite Movie – The Shining (1980)
  • Favorite Book – One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel García Márquez)
  • Favorite Band – Electric Light Orchestra (British Rock Group)
  • Favorite Drink – Sprite
  • Favorite Food – Carbohydrate Related Like Bagels with Butter, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Cakes
  • Favorite TV Programs – The Simpsons (1989), King of the Hill (1997-2010), Malcolm in the Middle (2000-2006)
  • Favorite Color – Pink

Milla Jovovich Net worth

Milla Jovovich has a net worth of $40 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Milla Jovovich

  • At the age of 9, she started modeling.
  • She made her first professional model contract at the age of 12 and soon made it to the cover of ‘The Face’, ‘Vogue’, ‘Cosmopolitan’ and many other magazines.
  • She has been featured on the cover of more than one hundred magazines worldwide.
  • In 1992, she was nominated for Young Artist Award for her performance in the film, ‘Return to the Blue Lagoon’.
  • In 1994, she appeared on the cover of ‘High Times’ in the UK, at the age of 18.
  • In 1998, Milla appeared on Television also, for her TV movie “The Night Train to Kathmandu” as Lily McLeod.
  • In 1999, she appeared in the music video for the song “If You Can’t Say No” by Lenny Kravitz.
  • In 2004, she made $10.4 million, becoming the highest paid supermodel in the world.
  • In 2004, Jovovich was ranked No. 69 on Maxim magazine’s “Top 100 Hot List”, ranked No. 82 in 2005 and ranked No. 21 in 2010.
  • Milla has fluency in English and Russian and knows a little bit of French.
  • She was named #98 in FHM list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World” the 2005.
  • She ranked  #43 Sexiest Woman by the Spanish version of DT magazine in 2011.
  • She’s afraid of needles.
  • In 2008, she was ranked No. 90 on Ask Men’s Top 99 Women of 2008 Lists.
  • Her action roles have given her a geek following for which MTV said she was “Every Geek’s Dream Girl”.
  • In 2018, Jovovich became the “face” of a global advertising campaign for Balmain.
  • Jovovich starred as the administrator of an island-bound reform school in the fantasy film Paradise Hills (2019), the directorial debut of Alice Waddington.
  • Jovovich appears in the upcoming Hellboy reboot which is set to be released in 2019.
  • Visit her official website @ millaj.com.
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