Julia Roberts is one of the most prominent and successful actresses in Hollywood! For the past 30 years, the actress has proven her talent and her flawless acting skills by portraying challenging roles in her movies. Right from Pretty Woman to Erin Brockovich, the actress has played characters that helped her polish her own acting skills and become one of Hollywood’s highest paid actresses ever. With her mesmerising beauty and her talent, the actress has won the heart of her fans all across the world. Here are 5 interesting facts about this beautiful actress who simply seems to get more beautiful and better in her skills with age.
HAS HER SMILE AND TEETH INSURED
We all know that Julia Roberts has been named 5 times as the most beautiful woman in the world by People. She won the title in the years, 1991, 2000, 2005, 2010 and also in 2017. But what most us didn’t know is the fact that the actress has her smile and her teeth insured for a huge $30 million. Wow!! Now we know how precious her smile really is!
The actress shot to fame for her role in the movie Pretty Woman! The movie not only made her successful in Hollywood but also helped her create a strong footing in the entertainment industry. There were many scenes in the film that were spontaneous, such as the diamond scene where Richard Gere gifts her a diamond set. Well it so happened that Julia wasn’t feeling well during the shooting of that particular scene. So, to cheer her up and make her laugh, Gere gifts her a diamond in the scene. The shot was so perfect, that the scene was kept in the film. But, did you know that on the poster of the film, it wasn’t really Julia who posed? Yes, Robert’s face was superimposed onto the face of a model who actually posed for it. Body Double!
NEVER PLANNED TO BE AN ACTOR
As a youngster, Julia never wanted to be an actor. Instead, she was determined to be a veterinarian. But as the actress grew up, her dream changed and she soon wanted to be a journalist and even studied journalism from Georgia State University. Finally, she decided to be an actress and made her debut in the film Satisfaction in 1988.
A HUGE FAN OF MERYL STREEP
Julia Roberts is an inspiration herself to millions of people. But did you know that she is a huge fan of actress Meryl Streep and that she is Robert’s role model. In an interview, the actress once said that she was completely awe-inspired by Meryl Streep’s dedication towards her work. She also said that Streep puts in a lot of hard work in her movies which hence makes her the best and that it was Julia’s dream to work with her and know her.
LIST OF HOBBIES
Every individual has a personal hobby that they love. Julia Roberts has one such hobby that she loves to indulge in. She is a big time knitter. The actress once said that she loves to knit and sits on the set and starts knitting whenever she gets a chance. In fact, she is such a pro that she can easily converse with people while still knitting.