Monday 21 September 2020

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Mary Kidman AC, is the Australian actress, philanthropist and producer, born on 20th June 1967, at Hawaii, U.S. She is the daughter of Australian parents Janelle Ann, a nursing instructor, and Antony Kidman, a biochemist, clinical psychologist, and author. 

She started studying ballet at the age of three and showed her talent for acting in her primary years itself. Her film debut was through the Australian films in 1983, Bush Christmas and BMX Bandits. Her Hollywood debut was opposite Tom Cruise, in the racing film Days of Thunder (1990). She starred in various movies including Batman forever, The Hours, Moulin Rouge!, Australia, Paddington, etc. 

Kidman has won an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards. 

Nicole Kidman Religion

Kidman is Catholic. She once said that there was one point in her life where she considered to be a nun. After the release of her 2007 movie The Golden Compass, she faced a lot of criticism from Catholic leaders, saying she is anti-Catholic. Kidman’s reply was that she has the Catholic Church part as her ‘essence’ and that essence will prevent her from taking an anti-Catholic. She once expressed her desire to raise her kids as religious. 

Nicole Kidman Political Views

Kidman was a Goodwill ambassador for UNICEF in 1994, and for UNIFEM in 2006. She has raised her voice in several situations for the International Violence Against Women Act, and has expressed her support for the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Australia. 

She is an active supporter of the Democratic Party, and have provided donations to the Democratic candidates and organisations. Her most notable donations were to Hilary Clinton’s 2000 U.S. Presidential election campaigns. 

Who is she dating?

Kidman was in a relationship with Australian actor Marcus Graham and with her co-star in Windrider Rom Burlinson before the year 1989. It was also rumoured that she involved in relationship with Adrien Brody. 

Later in 1989, she met the American actor Tom Cruise, who was her co-star in Days of Thunder, and they got married on Christmas Eve of the same year. The couple adopted two kids, Isabella Jane Cruise and Connor Antony. In August 2001, they got divorced due to irreconcilable differences. 

In 2003, she dated musician Lenny Kravitz, but broke up in the year 2004. She was also romantically linked to rapper Q-Tip. She met the New Zealand-Australian country singer Keith Urban in January 2005, and they got married on June 2006. The couple have two kids, Sunday Rose and Faith Margaret. 

Nicole Kidman Hobbies

The American actress has a taste in music also, which includes discography. It includes one spoken word album, one extended play, three singles, and a number of music videos, other appearances, and songs. 

Interesting Facts

    • She once said that her inspiration to become an actress came from Margaret Hamilton’s performance as the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz. 

    • She has the citizenship of both United States and Australia, as she was born to Australian parents in the U.S. 

    • She had appeared in a series of postage stamps in Australia in 2009, along with Geoffrey Rush, Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett.