Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Movie Actress

Catherine Zeta-Jones CBE is a Welsh actress. Known for her versatility, she is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and a Tony Award. In 2010, she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire for her film and humanitarian work.

Full Name
Sep 25, 1969
5′ 7″
Net Worth


Catherine Zeta-Jones is an Academy Award-winning actress, born in Swansea, Wales on September 25th, 1969. She is the daughter of Patricia, a seamstress, and David Jones, a candy factory owner. She has two brothers, David and Lyndon. Catherine began her career at age 12 when she was cast in a Welsh television series called The Cinder Path. From there she went on to appear in several West End theater productions before moving to Hollywood in 1997. 

Her first major role was portraying Elena Montero in the 1998 film The Mask of Zorro opposite Antonio Banderas. For this role, she won the 1999 Best Supporting Actress Academy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actress in a Supporting Role. She followed up her success with roles in Entrapment (1999), Traffic (2000) for which she earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, Chicago (2002) which won her the Best Actress Golden Globe Award that year, and Ocean's Twelve (2004). 

In 2000, Catherine married actor Michael Douglas and they have two children together: Dylan Michael Douglas (born August 8th 2000) and Carys Zeta Douglas (born April 20th 2003). In 2010, Catherine had to take time off from acting due to her diagnosis with bipolar II disorder but returned to work shortly after. Since then she has appeared in several films including Rock of Ages (2012), Red 2 (2013), Dad's Army (2016), and Feud: Bette and Joan (2017).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1969</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Catherine Zeta-Jones is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 25, 1969, Catherine Zeta-Jones was born in Swansea, Wales.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1987</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins Acting Career</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Zeta-Jones began her professional acting career in a West End production of “42nd Street”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">International Recognition</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Zeta-Jones gained international recognition with her performance in the film "The Mask of Zorro."</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1999</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Marrys Actor Michael Douglas</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Zeta-Jones marries actor Michael Douglas after meeting him at the Deauville Film Festival.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2001</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives an Academy Award Nomination</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Receives an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in “Traffic.”</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives a Tony Award Nomination</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Receives a Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for her performance in “A Little Night Music.”</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Returns to Broadway</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Returns to Broadway in the musical adaptation of “Coco.”</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Talented Actress</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Catherine Zeta-Jones is a talented and versatile actress. She has starred in a variety of films over the years, playing both comedic and dramatic roles with finesse. She also won an Academy Award for her role in “Chicago” in 2003.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's a Beautiful Person</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Catherine Zeta Jones is not only beautiful on the outside, but she is also beautiful on the inside. She is known for her kindness and generosity to those around her, and regularly donates money to charities. She is also an active supporter of various causes, including Alzheimer’s disease awareness.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> Her Welsh Charm</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Catherine’s Welsh charm and grace are undeniable. Her accent and mannerisms add an extra layer of warmth and charm to all of her characters. Whether it’s the romantic leads she plays or the villainous roles she takes on, Catherine always adds something special with her Welsh charm.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Won an Academy Award</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Catherine Zeta-Jones won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2002 for her role in the movie "Chicago".</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Fluent in Welsh</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Catherine Zeta-Jones is fluent in Welsh, and often speaks it in interviews.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Married to Michael Douglas</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Catherine Zeta-Jones is married to fellow actor Michael Douglas, and they have two children together.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Trained in Musical Theater</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Catherine Zeta-Jones trained in musical theater at the Arts Educational Schools in London.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Was a Bond Girl</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Catherine Zeta-Jones was a Bond girl in the 1999 movie "The World Is Not Enough".</p></div>


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