Angelina Jolie is a leading name in the entertainment industry, with more than a dozen of successful movies. One of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, she is also an ace filmmaker and humanitarian. The Maleficent fame also has numerous accolades and awards under her name, including an Oscar and three Golden Globe Awards. The actress proved her mettle in acting with the Oscar-winning Girl, interrupted, and was appreciated for her acting roles in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life. The actress also received critical appreciation for the role of the titular villain in the fairy tale adaptation of Maleficent.
Apart from her thriving career as an actress and filmmaker, she is also a mother to six kids. The actress is a very proud mother, and her kids are her top priority. In an interview with People, she revealed that she once decided to give up her professional life after her kids reach a certain age.
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Angelina Jolie once planned to leave her acting career
In 2012, the Salt actress was not very sure if she would be able to act while raising her six kids. She shared that she might leave acting after her kids reached their teenage years. She also said that she felt satisfied and fulfilled with her career. She told Channel 4,
“I think I’m going to have to give up the acting as the kids hit the teenage years, anyway. Too much to manage at home.”
She added that she will do some movies, and feels lucky to be in this profession as well as enjoy it. Angelina Jolie added that she will be fine even if she had to give it up and would be happy at home with her children.
Angelina Jolie’s expectations about her kids’ future
The actress shared in the interview that she is amazed the kids have been shaped by each other. She added that they are pretty great people, saying,
“It’s not like I’m the head of anything. I’m very honest with my kids. And I’m very human with my kids.”
She revealed that all her kids were their unique individuals with unique passions and interests. Jolie shared that she expects her kids would live around the world and she would spend her days traveling from one place to another. The A Mighty Heart actress believes that some of her kids will follow her humanitarian efforts.
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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s story
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are proud parents of six children, Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne. Once the most popular couple in Hollywood, the duo met in 2003, on the sets of their movie, Mr. & Mrs. Smith. They became good friends and formed a strong bond. Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston at the time and Jolie has newly divorced as well as a mother of one.
A few years after Brad Pitt’s divorce from Aniston, he and Jolie started dating. The duo also welcomed their five kids during their dating period. The couple got engaged in 2012 and married in 2014. However, just after two years of marriage, Jolie filed for divorce. After a long process in court, the couple was finally legally separated in 2019. Angelina Jolie is presently taking care of the six kids and Pitt has visitation rights.
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Source- Showbiz Cheat Sheet