Nicole Kidman AC is an American and Australian actress and producer. Nicole Kidman is an Academy Award-winning Australian actress, best known for her roles in films such as Moulin Rouge!, The Hours, and The Others. She began her acting career at the age of four with a role in the musical production of Annie before beginning to take roles in film and television.
Nicole Kidman Biography
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Nicole Mary Kidman was born on 20th June 1967 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to father, Antony Kidman, who was a biochemist, clinical psychologist, and author, and mother, a nursing instructor. Her parents were both Australian on student visas in the United States. Kidman also holds dual citizenship in America and Australia. She has a younger sister Antonia, who is a journalist.
Her family returned to Australia when she was three years old. She was raised in Sydney and attended Lane Cove Public School and North Sydney Girls’ High School. She took ballet classes and participated in school plays over the years.
Nicole Kidman Career
In 1983, at age sixteen, she was cast in her first film Bush Christmas. She was then featured in the television series Five Mile Creek and started gaining fame in Australia. Kidman rose to fame with her role in the romantic drama Days of Thunder in 1990, alongside actor Tom Cruise. Her breakout role came two years later in the horror film The Others, which earned her critical acclaim and numerous award nominations. In 2003, she won her first Academy Award for her portrayal of troubled author Virginia Woolf in The Hours. Kidman has been featured in many acclaimed films since then, including Moulin Rouge!, The Interpreter, Australia, and Rabbit Hole, which all earned her additional awards, In addition to her acting career, Kidman has supported various charitable causes and has served as a UNIFEM ambassador for Australia. She has also made television appearances and is the co-owner of Australia’s Bank Hotel.
Nicole Kidman Movies and TV Shows
Bush Christmas, BMX Bandits, Chase Through the Night, Skin Deep (1983), Wills & Burke, Five Mile Creek (1985), Windrider (1986), The Bit Part, Vietnam, (1987), Emerald City (1988), Dead Calm (1989), Days of Thunder (1990), Flirting, Billy Bathgate (1991), Far and Away (1992), Malice, My Life (1993), Batman Forever, To Die For (1995), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), The Peacemaker (1997), Practical Magic (1998), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Moulin Rouge! The Others, Birthday Girl (2001), The Hours (2002), Dogville, In the Cut, The Human Stain, Cold Mountain (2003), The Stepford Wives, Birth, No. 5 the Film (2004), The Interpreter, Bewitched (2005), Fur, Happy Feet (2006), The Invasion, Margot at the Wedding, The Golden Compass (2007), Australia (2008), Nine (2009), Rabbit Hole (2010), Just Go with It, Trespass, Monte Carlo (2011), The Paperboy (2012), Stoker, The Railway Man (2013), Grace of Monaco, Before I Go to Sleep, Paddington (2014), Strangerland, Queen of the Desert, The Family Fang, Secret in Their Eyes (2015), Genius, Lion (2016), How to Talk to Girls at Parties, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, The Beguiled, The Upside, Great Performers: Horror Show The Possessed, Top of the Lake (2017), Big Little Lies (2017,2019), Destroyer, Boy Erased, Aquaman (2018), The Goldfinch, Bombshell (2019), The Prom (2019), The Undoing (2020), Being the Ricardos, Nine Perfect Strangers (2021), The Northman, Roar (2022), Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, A Family Affair, Spellbound (2023), Expats, Lioness (TBA).
Nicole Kidman Awards / Nominations
As of 2023, Nicole Kidman has won 109 awards including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, 6 Golden Globe Awards, 2 Primetime Emmy Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, 2 MTV Movie + TV awards, and 2 Golden Schmoes awards and several others.
Kidman has received 330 award nominations including 4 Academy Awards, other major awards, International awards, film festival awards, and Critics awards, among others.
In 2004, Kidman was honored as a “Citizen of the World” by the United Nations, and in 2006, during Australia Day Honors, she was appointed Companion of the Order of Australia (AC).
Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise Relationship
Kidman and actor Tom Cruise started dating in 1989 and they got married on December 24, 1990. Early in her marriage to Cruise, she had an ectopic pregnancy, the couple later adopted two kids, a daughter, and a son. In 2001, Cruise filed for divorce. Kidman and singer Lenny Kravitz started dating in 2003 and were briefly engaged before they broke up. She briefly dated rapper Q-tip as well.
In 2005, Kidman started a relationship with New Zealand-Australian country singer Keith Urban. She married Urban a year later. Kidman and Urban have two daughters together.
Nicole Kidman Net Worth
Nicole Kidman net worth is currently estimated at $250 million. This is from private businesses and also the numerous returns from her various movies.