Facts of Jodie Foster
|Full Name:||Jodie Foster|
|Age:||57 years 2 months|
|Birth Date:||November 19, 1962|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Net Worth:||$ 100 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 3 inches (1.60m)|
|Ethnicity:||mixed (English- Scottish- Irish- German)|
|Father's Name:||Lucius Fisher Foster III|
|Mother's Name:||Evelyn Ella|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces|
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It's not my personality to be extroverted emotionally, so acting has been helpful to me.
I could tell you the criticism backward and forward about Little Man Tate (1991). But it didn't bother me as long as they were talking about the work and not about "she has fat thighs" or something. But I fared really well with "Tate", so I shouldn't be complaining.
I'm interested in directing movies about situations that I've lived, so they are almost a personal essay about what I've come to believe in.
Acting, for me, is exhausting. I'm always more energized by directing. It's more intense to direct. I can pop in and express myself, then pop out again. It's a huge passion for me.
Relationship Statistics of Jodie Foster
|What is Jodie Foster marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Jodie Foster get married ? (married date):||April 20, 2014|
|How many children does Jodie Foster have ? (name):||Two (Charles Foster, Kit Bernard Foster)|
|Is Jodie Foster having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Jodie Foster lesbian ?:||Yes|
|Who is Jodie Foster husband ? (name):|
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Jodie Foster has had a romantic relationship with actress Jamie Lee Curtis. Although it can’t be verified whether they have any romantic equation, it is well known that Jodie and Jamie are very close friends. In fact, Curtis was involved in an accident in August 2013 in Venice Beach, the first person she called was Foster, who appeared at the accident scene in a matter of minutes.
She was in a relationship with the actress and writer Gillian Anderson, but they broke up. Foster reportedly dated drummer Gina Schock, who was also a member of all-woman rock band The Go-Go, in the mid-eighties. Schock often used to speak about her good friend Foster in her interviews in that period. Jodie was reported to have dated theatre director Tina Landau in the early 80s. They had met in the Yale University and Landau had served as the director in a couple of school productions that Jodie was often cast in. They reportedly dated for a couple of years.
Foster started dating actress Nastassja Kinski in 1982. It was claimed that their relationship was nothing more than a fling as Foster was also involved with Landau at that time. They decided to go separate ways in mid-1983. They later got together to work in the movie, The New Hampshire. Then, Jodie started dating actress and former model Jennifer Beals in 1983. They weren’t too reserved about their relationship and were spotted together in the public on a number of occasions. They decided to end their relationship by mutual consent in 1986.
Jodie was in a relationship with actor Rob Lowe in 1984. It was claimed that they had grown close while working on the movie, The Hotel New Hampshire. However, their relationship didn’t last beyond a couple of months. Likewise, she was linked with the American tabloids author Marco Pasanella in the latter half of the eighties. They had been spotted together on numerous occasions, which further fanned their dating rumors. They had been seen jetting in together at the Los Angeles airport on a couple of occasions.
Jodie started going out with British actor Julian Sands in 1987. They had worked together in the movie, Siesta and while enacting romantic scenes in the erotic drama, they had fallen for each other. Their relationship was sort of confirmed by her brother Buddy who claimed that Jodie was smitten by Sands. It has been long speculated that Sands is the secret father of her sons – Charles, who was born in 1998 and Christopher, who was born in 2001. Jodie was reported to be dating actress Kelly McGillis. They had met on the sets of the courtroom drama, The Accused. They had fallen in love while working in the movie.
Jodie was linked with actor Russell Crowe. They had reportedly met at a Hollywood party, which had eventually resulted in a date. They had attended the Golden Globe Awards in 2000 together. Then, they were seen kissing and hugging while shopping for music CDs on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. Jodie started dating producer Cydney Bernard in 1993. Jodie is known for her preference for keeping her personal life away from the spotlight and she sought to keep her relationship with Bernard completely secret. She spoke about their relationship for the first time in December 2007 nearly 14 years after the start of their relationship as she thanked Cydney for her support in a gathering of Hollywood stars. However, their relationship didn’t survive long after being made public as they separated by the summer of the following year. Foster had allegedly fallen for another woman and Bernard, who had given up her career to support Foster and raise their two sons, was heartbroken.
Jodie had dumped Cydney Bernard because she had got involved with scriptwriter Cynthia Mort. They had met in 2006 on the sets of the movie The Brave One. Cynthia was attached to the project as a scriptwriter. Their relationship had really heated up in 2007 and by the summer of 2008, she was all set to move in with Foster. Moreover, Foster started dating actress and director Alexandra Hedison in 2013. They took their relationship to the next level the following year by getting married on April 20, 2014, a private and low-key ceremony. Unlike her previous relationships, Jodie had made a lot more public appearances with Hedison.
- 1 Who is Jodie Foster?
- 2 Jodie Foster: Age (56), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
- 3 Jodie Foster: Education, School/ College University
- 4 Jodie Foster: Professional Life, Career
- 5 Jodie Foster: Awards, Nomination
- 6 Jodie Foster: Net Worth ($100M), Income, Salary
- 7 Jodie Foster: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal
- 8 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 9 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Who is Jodie Foster?
Jodie Foster is a well-known American actress, director, and producer. Likely, she has received two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and the Cecil B DeMille Award.
Jodie Foster: Age (56), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
Jodie Foster was born in Los Angeles, California, the United States on November 19, 1962. Her birth name is Alicia Christian Foster and she is currently 56 years old. Her mother’s name is Lucius Fisher Foster III and her mother’s name is Evelyn Ella Almond. Her father was a U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel who later turned into a real estate broker. Whereas, before Jodie was born her parents got separated.
She has four siblings namely, Buddy Foster, Connie Foster, Cindy Foster Jones, and Amy Foster. Jodie holds American citizenship and mixed (English- Scottish- Irish- German) ethnicity. Her birth sign is Scorpio.
Jodie Foster: Education, School/ College University
Talking about Jodie’s education history, she attended the Lycee Francais de Los Angeles. Then, she attended Grace Hopper College, she went to Yale University. Also, she attended the Center for Early Education.
Jodie Foster: Professional Life, Career
Talking about her profession, Foster started her career in the movies at the age of three. Aso, she starred as a ‘Coppertone girl’ in a television commercial and made TV debut in 1968, in the episode of Mayberry R.F.D. In the year 1969, she appeared in episodes of ‘Gunsmoke’, ‘Daniel Boone’ and ‘The Courtship of Eddie’s Father’. In the following year, she debuted in the television movie, ‘Menace on the Mountain’, in which she worked with Martin Scorsese.
Whereas as a child artist, Foster appeared in many Disney movies, like, ‘One Little Indian (1973)’ and ‘Napoleon and Samantha (1972)’. In her teens as well she continued to work with the Disney movies. Likewise, as a teenager, she made appearances on the French pop music circuit as a singer.
In the year 1976, she acted in movies like: ‘Taxi Driver’, ‘Bugsy Malone’ and Freaky Friday’. Foster’s movies as a grown-up artist were commercially and critically panned. With the release of ‘The Accused’ in 1988, she achieved the breakthrough in her career. In the year 1991, she gave her first blockbuster with ‘The Silence of the Lambs’, starring opposite Anthony Hopkins. On the same year, Foster made her directorial debut with ‘Little Man Tate’.
During the early nineties, she starred in creative ventures like Woody Allen’s ‘Shadows and Fog (1991)’, American Civil War drama ‘Sommersby (1993)’, Western comedy film ‘Maverick (1994)’ and ‘Nell (1994)’. During 1995, Foster also experimented with direction again and directed ‘Home for the Holiday’. Additionally, Foster acted for the first time in a science fiction film ‘Contact’ in 1997, starring opposite Matthew McConaughey. On the next year an asteroid, ‘17744 Jodiefoster’, was named after her.
In addition, Foster’s biggest commercial success came with ‘Panic Room’ in 2002. Also, she starred in the American thriller along with Forest Whitaker, Jared Leto, Kristen Stewart, etc. In the mid-2000s, Foster did some big budget movies like, ‘Inside Man (2006), starring along with Clive Owen and Denzel Washington, ‘The Brave One (2007)’. Moreover, Foster directed a black comedy, ‘The Beaver’, in 2011, starring Mel Gibson. The movie failed to get the revenue and received mild critical appreciation. On the same year, she acted in ‘Carnage’. Very recently, in 2013, Foster acted in second science fiction of her film career, ‘Elysium’, starring along with Matt Damon.
Jodie Foster: Awards, Nomination
Foster has won four BAFTA Awards, two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, the Independent Spirit Award, the Saturn award, the People’s Choice Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Award.
In the year 1996, she was honored with the Crystal Award by Women in Film for being an outstanding woman, with her brilliant efforts and natural talent, which helped to magnify the role of women in the entertainment industry.
Jodie Foster: Net Worth ($100M), Income, Salary
She has an estimated net worth of around $100 million (as per 2019 data) and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career.
Jodie Foster: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal
There was a rumored to be having a romantic equation in the past with Gillian Anderson. Another, rumor Foster was in a relationship with actor Rob Lowe in 1984. Currently, she is far from rumors and controversies.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Jodie has a height of 5 feet 3 inches. Additionally, she weighs is 51Kg. Jodie’s hair color is blonde and her eyes color is blue.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Jodie Foster doesn’t have an official page on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.