Nicole Kidman Biography
Nicole Kidman is an American-Australian actress and producer of English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry famed for her work across a number of film and television productions from various genres. She started her career in 1983.
Nicole Kidman Age
Kidman was born on June 20th, 1967 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. She is 55 years old as of 2022.
Nicole Kidman Height
Kidman stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 11 inches.
Nicole Kidman Family
Kidman was born to her Australian parents, Janelle Glenny and Antony Kidman when they were temporarily in the United States on student visas. Her mother serves as a nursing instructor who edited her husband’s books.
Also, she served as a member of the Women’s Electoral Lobby. On the other hand, her father, Antony, served as a biochemist, clinical psychologist, and author. They had two kids counting Kidman and her sister, Antonia. During the time of Kidman’s birth, her father served as a graduate student at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
Also, he served at the National Institute of Mental Health of the United States as visiting fellow. Her parents opposed the Vietnam War and partook in anti-war protests while residing in Washington, D.C. Else, her family moved to Australia 3 years after living in D.C. they raised her in Sydney with her attending Lane Cove Public School.
To boot, she was raised Catholic and joined ballet at the age of three. Unfortunately, their father passed away on September 12th, 2014 in Singapore due to a heart attack at the age of 75. On a side note, Glenny was diagnosed with breast cancer in the 1980s.
Antonia serves as an Australian journalist and TV presenter. Born on July 14th, 1970, she is 52 years old as of 2022. Further, she has tied the knot twice and has 6 kids. Currently, she tied the knot with Craig Marran, a Singapore-based businessman in 2010.
They have two sons together, Nicholas and Alexander Norman. They were born in December 2010 and December 2012 respectively. To boot, they are aged 12 and 10 respectively. Before Craig, she tied the knot with Angus Hawley in February 1996. They had four kids, Lucia, Hamish, James, and Sybella.
They were born in 1998, 2001, 2003, and 2007 respectively. Additionally, they are aged 24, 21, 19, and 15 respectively. They divorced in May 2007 after 11 years of marriage. Following their divorce, their kids stayed with Antonia in the family home in Greenwich, Sydney. Even so, they shared parenting responsibilities. However, Hawley passed away in April 2015 due to a heart attack at the age of 46.
Nicole Kidman Husband
Kidman exchanged vows with her husband, New Zealand citizen, and country music singer, Keith Urban on June 25th, 2006. They held their wedding ceremony at the Cardinal Cerretti Memorial Chapel on the grounds of St Patrick’s Estate, Manly, in Sydney. As of 2022, they celebrated their 16th anniversary. The couple met at G’Day LA, a Hollywood event endorsing Australia in January 2005. Six months later, they began dating. Urban holds both Australian and United States citizenship.
They have two daughters and one is named Sunday Rose Kidman Urban. Sunday was born in 2008 and is 14 years old as of 2022. Further, they had their second child via gestational surrogacy at Nashville’s Centennial Women’s Hospital in 2010. She is 12 years old as of 2022. Her other two kids are the ones she had adopted during her previous marriage. Prior to Urban, she tied the knot with actor, Tom Cruise on Christmas Eve of 1990 in Colorado. They met on the set of Days of Thunder as they co-starred.
On 5 February 2001, their spokesperson announced their separation with Cruise filing for divorce two days later. That year, their marriage dissolved with Cruise citing opposing differences. Before Cruise, she was in a relationship with Australian actor, Marcus Graham and Windrider co-star, Tom Burlinson. Also, she added musician Lenny Kravitz in 2003 and was romantically involved with American rapper, Q-Tip.
Nicole Kidman Net Worth
Kidman has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an actress
Nicole Kidman Education
Kidman studied at North Sydney Girls’ High School while frequenting the Phillip Street Theatre where she was advised to pursue acting full-time. Further, she dropped out of high school in pursuit of her acting career. Also, she attended the Australian Theatre for Young People.
Nicole Kidman Career
Kidman is an actress and producer famed for her work across a number of film and television productions from various genres. She started her career in 1983. Consistently, she ranked among the world’s highest-paid actresses. Further, she received many accolades, counting an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and six Golden Globe Awards. Her acting career began in Australia when she starred in the 1983 films, Bush Christmas and BMX Bandits.
In 1990, she realized international success with the action film, Days of Thunder. Additionally, she caught a break after starring in the thriller film, Dead Calm and the miniseries, Bangkok Hilton in 1989. Due to the lead roles in Far and Away (1992), Batman Forever (1995), To Die For (1995), and Eyes Wide Shut (1999), she attained more recognition. Further, she starred in the drama The Hours (2002) in the role of Virginia Woolf. Her depiction of the character earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Moreover, she starred in the musical, Moulin Rouge! (2001), Rabbit Hole (2010), Lion (2016), and Being the Ricardos (2021). Through her roles in the films, she received more Academy Award nominations. In TV, she starred in Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012), Big Little Lies (2017–2019), Top of the Lake: China Girl (2017), The Undoing (2020), and Nine Perfect Strangers (2021). The series, Big Little Lies (2017–2019), earned her two Primetime Emmy Awards. One of the awards is for Outstanding Lead Actress while the other is for Outstanding Limited Series as an executive producer.
In addition, she served UNICEF and UNIFEM as Goodwill Ambassador in 1994 and 2006 respectively. Else, she served as an appointed Companion of the Order of Australia. In 2010, she founded the production company, Blossom Films. In 2004 and 2018, Time magazine counted her on its list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The New York Times dubbed her one of the greatest actors of the 21st century in 2020. Moreover, she will reprise her role f Queen Atlanna in the sequel to the 2018 superhero film Aquaman, Aquaman, and the Lost Kingdom.
Further, she is to star and executively produce four TV series: the drama miniseries Expats, the series adaptation of the Norwegian drama film Hope, the thriller miniseries Pretty Things, and the family-drama series Things I Know To Be True. Also, she is to voice Queen Ellesmere in the animated fantasy film, Spellbound. In January 2023, she joined the cast of the Paramount+ television series Lioness, apart from serving as its executive producer
Nicole Kidman-Eyes Wide Shut
In 1999, Kidman starred in the erotic mystery psychological drama, Eyes Wide Shut in the role of a doctor’s wife. The film follows a doctor (Tom Cruise) who is appalled when his wife (Nicole Kidman) exposes that she had contemplated having an affair a year prior. Later, he went on a night-long adventure where he invaded a masked orgy of an unnamed secret society.
Nicole Kidman Tom Cruise
Prior to Urban, she tied the knot with actor, Tom Cruise on Christmas Eve of 1990 in Colorado. They met on the set of Days of Thunder as they co-starred. On 5 February 2001, their spokesperson announced their separation with Cruise filing for divorce two days later. That year, their marriage dissolved with Cruise citing opposing differences. During their marriage, they adopted a son and a daughter. In the June 2006 issue of Ladies’ Home Journal, Kidman exposed that she still loved Cruise despite their divorce,
Did Nicole Kidman Not Want To Play Lucille Ball?
In the film, Being the Ricardos (2021), Kidman starred in the role of Ball. Initially, Kidman did not want to play Ball as it was out of her “comfort zone.”Lucie Ball commended her performance saying it was astounding.
Nicole Kidman Plastic Surgery
There are rumors and speculations of Kidman doing plastic surgery due to her youthful appearance despite her age. Kidman has shut down these claims and admitted to having tried Botox but stopped. Further, she voiced that she is natural, doesn’t smoke, wears sunscreen, and takes care of herself.
However, according to experts such as Dr. Manish Shah and Dr. Matthew Schulman, she may have done something such as a mini-facelift and a temporal brow lift. Further, this was due to her jawline tightness to the point of outlining the muscles of her neck. Additionally, Dr. Shah voiced that she has a tell-tale shadow and crease in front of her ear that looks surgical to him. Dr. Schulman added that the brow lift is due to the tail of her eyebrow looking lifted and her upper eyelid region appearing more hollow.
Further, he added that she has flawless skin due to her good genetics or good daily skincare products, lasers, or chemical peels. Dr. Manish Shah is a Denver board-certified plastic surgeon while Dr. Matthew Schulman is a board-certified plastic surgeon in NYC. Even though they did not work with Kidman, they offered their expert opinion using telltale serving as their lead.
Nicole Kidman Hugh Jackman Auction
Kidman bid $100,000 for a hat signed by Jackman after a performance of her former co-star’s musical, The Music Man. She bid at an auction for the charity Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids.
Nicole Kidman Other TV Shows and Films
During her career, Kidman has starred in a number of films and TV shows such as;
- Wills & Burke(1985)
- Emerald City(1988)
- Practical Magic(1998)
- The Human Stain(2003)
- Happy Feet(2006)
- Sesame Street(2011)
- How to Talk to Girls at Parties(2017)
- The Northman(2022)
Nicole Kidman Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 8.9M followers on Instagram.