Natalie Portman is an Israeli-born American actress. With an extensive career in film since her teenage years, she has starred in various blockbusters and independent films, for which she has received multiple accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and two Golden Globe Awards.
At the tender age of twelve, Portman made her film debut as a child protégé of a hitman in Léon: The Professional, an action-drama film (1994).
When she was still a high school student, she made her Broadway debut as the young Padmé Amidala in the 1998 production of The Diary of a Young Girl before going on to star in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace as Padmé (1999).
While working on the Star Wars prequel trilogy (2002, 2005) and the 2001 revival of Anton Chekhov’s play The Seagull at New York’s Public Theater, Portman attended Harvard University from 1999 to 2003 to earn a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
Natalie Portman was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe for her performance in the love drama Closer in 2004, for which she received an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe Award.
Evey Hammond in V for Vendetta, Anne Boleyn in The Other Boleyn Girl, and a troubled dancer in Black Swan earned Natalie Portman an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2010.
Who Is Natalie Portman Husband Benjamin Millepied?
Benjamin Millepied is the husband of actress Natalie Portman. The couple tied the knot in 2012.
Millepied was born on the 10th of June 1977 in Bordeaux, France. He began ballet training at the age of eight with his mother, who was a ballet dancer, as the youngest of three kids.
He went on to study at the Conservatoire National in Lyon, France, where he was awarded a scholarship.
After completing his ballet training at the School of American Ballet, Portman’s husband relocated to the United States in 1995 to join the corps de ballet of the New York City Ballet.
In 1998, he became a soloist, and in 2002, he was promoted to lead dancer. Following his time at the Met, he went on to work with the American Ballet Theater, the School of American Ballet, and others.
Following his retirement from New York City Ballet in 2011, he immediately started L.A. Dance Project.