|Date of Birth:
||17 December 1975
||5′ 8″ (173 cm)
||Brown – Light
|Claim to Fame:
||Dazed and Confused
||Actress, Model and singer
Milla Jovovich Biography
Milla Jovovich (Natasa Militza Jovovic born 17 December 1975 (36 years)) is a Ukrainian-born, model, actress, musician and fashion designer. During her career, she has appeared in a series of science fiction and action films, theme, has for the VH1 music channel as the “Queen of kick butt.”
Jovovich began modeling at the age of eleven, when Richard Avedon featured her in Revlon’s “unforgettable women in the world” commercials, and she continued her career with other notable campaigns for L’Oreal cosmetics, Banana Republic, Christian Dior, Donna Karan and Versace. In 1988 (23 years), had his first professional role in the television film The Night Train to Kathmandu, and in the same year she appeared in her first feature film, Two Moon Junction. After several small television appearances like children “Fair Exchange” (1989, 22 years) and rolls of film, the notoriety with the romance film Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991, 20 years) won the continuation Married Laguna Azul. Jovovich then acted alongside Bruce Willis (5 walls) in the sci-fi movie The Fifth Element (1997, 14 years), and later played the title role in The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999, 12 years). In 2002 (9 years) acted in the video game adaptation, Resident Evil, come, has to generate two sequels: Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004, 7 years) and Resident Evil: Extinction (2007, 4 years old).
In addition to her modeling and acting career, Jovovich, a musical album critical acclaim, The Divine Comedy published in 1994 (17 years). She continues to demos for other songs on the official site release and contributes to film soundtracks as well, Jovovich has published yet another album. In 2003 (8 years), and model Carmen Hawk created them, the clothing line Jovovich-Hawk, activity in early 2008 (3 years) any more. In his third season before his disappearance, the pieces at Fred Segal in Los Angeles, Harvey Nichols, and over 50 branches all over the world are found. Jovovich and her own production company, Creature Entertainment has.
THE EARLY YEARS
Jovovich was in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union, the daughter of Bogdan Bogdanovich Jovovic, a Serbian pediatrician and Galina Loginova, a Soviet stage actress of ethnic Russian origin born.
Property Jovovich father’s family was at Metohija in Zlopek near Pec, in southern Serbia. His paternal great-grandfather, Bogic Camic Jovovic, was a master of the clan Montenegro / Serbia Vasojevići and an officer of the bodyguard of King Nicholas I of Montenegro, was the name of his wife Milica, after Miller was named. His paternal grandfather, Bogdan Jovovic, was a commander of the Pristina military area and later investigated finances in military areas of Skopje and Sarajevo, where he discovered the embezzlement of gold. He was responsible for the denial of a friend of a crime punishable by cause. Subsequently, the government imprisoned him in Goli Otok briefly refused to testify. If it was feared he could be arrested again, he fled to Albania and later moved to Kiev. Another version of the story goes that it was he who took the gold was. Milla’s father, Bogich, Bogdan joined later in Kiev, where he studied medicine and his sister. In 2000 (11 years), his grandfather died, Bogdan Jovovic, in Kiev.
In 1981 (30 years), when Jovovich was five years old, his family left the Soviet Union for political reasons and moved to London. He later lived in Sacramento, California, before moving to Los Angeles, California, seven months later, Jovovich parents divorced soon.
In 1988 (23 years), was born as a result of his father’s relationship with a woman from Argentina, Jovovich’s half-brother Marco Jovovich. Jovovich’s mother’s family with acting jobs trying to support, but had little success and eventually resorted to cleaning houses to earn money. Both his father and his mother always cleaning the house and directed by Brian de Palma. Jovovich’s father for most of his childhood being held was to participate in an illegal operation on health insurance, he was given a sentence of 20 years in 1994 (17 years), but was in 1999 (12 years), published after her fifth year in a U.S. prison. Jovovich has stated that “the prison for him was good. There is a better person. It gave him a chance to stop and think has.”
Jovovich attended public schools shortly after their arrival in the United States and became fluent in English in three months. In school, many students were upset because they had emigrated from the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Jovovich said, “I called a communist and was a Russian spy. I was never, never, never accepted the amount.” At the age of 12 in the seventh grade, Jovovich left school to concentrate on your career growth. As a young teenager, who claimed to be a rebel, with the participation of drug use, vandalism, shopping center and credit card fraud.
Began modeling at the age of nine years, will audition and was signed by Prima modeling agency. At eleven Jovovich was discovered by photographer Richard Avedon. Avedon was director of marketing for Revlon in time, and chose Jovovich to appear with models Alexa Singer and Sandra Zatezalo in Revlon “Women of the world’s most memorable” ads. In 1987 (24 years), participated photographers Gene Lemuel and Peter Duke Polaroids of the 12-year-old Jovovich, and Lemuel later showed the photographs to Herb Ritts. Impressed with the Polaroid Ritts cover October 1987 (24 years) of the Law Italian fashion magazine, which was the first of her many cover shoots shot again. In 1988 (23 years), made his first professional contract model. Jovovich is one of the other models to engage the controversy in the industry at an early age was obtained.
Later Jovovich came to cover the face, leading to new contracts and covers of Vogue and Cosmopolitan. Since then he has in over a hundred magazine covers, including Seventeen, Mademoiselle, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar and appeared in the way. Her modeling career has various campaigns for Banana Republic, Christian Dior, Damiani, Donna Karan, Gap, Versace, Calvin Klein, DKNY, Coach, Giorgio Armani, H & M included, and Revlon. Since 1998 (13 years), Jovovich has an “international spokesman” of the L’Oreal cosmetics. He also had a small cameo appearance in the novel Glamorama by Bret Easton Ellis, a satire on society’s obsession with celebrities and beauty.
Should be in an article in 2002 (9 years), who told Miuccia Prada muse and are published in an article in 2003 (8 years), Harpers & Queen magazine claimed Jovovich was “great favorite” Gianni Versace. In 2004 (7 years), Jovovich topped Forbes magazine “the richest supermodels of the World” list, earning $ 10.5 million reported. In 2006 (5 years) was picked up by Spanish clothing line Jovovich Mango as their new spokesperson and is currently featured in their advertising campaigns, can also be seen in ads for Etro. It was noted that “Modeling was never a priority,” and that instead, you can “selectively on the creative decisions, not that [it].”
Jovovich had begun working on a music album in 1988 (23 years), when it signed by SBK Records after the company heard a demo he recorded. In August 1990 (21 years), said in an interview that the panel would be next, “a cross between Kate Bush, Sinead O’Connor, This Mortal Coil and the Cocteau Twins.” After he initially presented by SBK strictly as a pop album, Jovovich protested, insisting on the use of his personal poetry of the lyrics and recording his own instrumental material. Jovovich had the songs written when I was fifteen, with the exception of a Ukrainian folk song “in a clear,” they fall. In April 1994 (17 years), in their name known, they called the Divine Comedy to life, was a title, a reference to Dante Alighieri’s epic poem of the same name. Jovovich had the title after Russian artist Alexis Steele sketch proposal for the album cover bears the title chosen. Jovovich found that the drawing had “all the fights I’m singing. It is the Divine Comedy.” The Divine Comedy by critics and was featured traditional Ukrainian songs, the comparisons with musicians Tori Amos and Kate Bush-led pop infused. John McAlley of Rolling Stone called the album “remarkable,” “surprisingly mature and rich in invention,” and as “anxiety mixed poetry with vivid melodies and arrangements that are a common spirit in synth pop, European folk and rock psychedelic dream. “Jovovich released the track” Gentleman Who Fell “with a music video, as the only exclusively on the album. The music video was originally directed by Lisa Bonet and featured Harry Dean Stanton, but Jovovich was not satisfied with the results and decided to release another film. The second version of “Gentleman Who Fell”, a homage to film Their tight shorts in the afternoon Maya (1943, 68 years), then played on MTV. Jovovich U.S. tour for most of 1994 (17 years) to promote the album, opening for Toad the Wet Sprocket and Crash Test Dummies, as well as playing small acoustic sets. Jovovich has decided in smaller, more intimate settings, the rejection of a musical appearance on Saturday Night Live. Milla was also musically with his old friend and musician Chris Brenner, who was with her album The Divine Comedy Co-author and coordinator of the music to support the tour. They met in 1993 and Brenner (18 years) and have been working creatively in various companies since then. After the Divine Comedy, expressed interest in releasing a second album with ten songs was ready for a future recording, which was the summer of 1996 (15 years) determined freely. However, Jovovich has yet to publish a second album.
In May 1999 (12 years ago), Jovovich along with Chris Brenner formed an experimental band called Plastic Has Memory, in which she wrote the songs, sang and played electric guitar. The band was “[m]uch heavier and darker than the vaguely Ukrainian folk-sounding elements of her first album” and had a similar sound to a grunge and trip hop Portishead. Plastic Has Memory played about a dozen shows in Los Angeles and New York City for a potential Virgin Records album release, one of which Mick Jagger had attended. Though Plastic Has Memory was featured on Hollywood Goes Wild, a benefit celebrity compilation album, the group never formally released a record and is no longer together.
Jovovich has contributed tracks to several of her movie soundtracks, including The Million Dollar Hotel (2000, 11 years ago) and Dummy (2002, 9 years ago), and has also provided songs for movie soundtracks in which she has not acted such as Underworld (2003, 8 years ago) produced by musician Danny Lohner who was the bass player in Nine Inch Nails for many years. In 2001 (10 years ago), Jovovich was one of many celebrities whose vocals were featured in a cover of “We are Family” to raise money for the American Red Cross. She has appeared as guest vocalist on the song “Former Lover” on Deepak Chopra’s album, A Gift of Love II: Oceans of Ecstasy (2002, 9 years ago) and Legion of Boom (2004, 7 years ago) by The Crystal Method.
Since 2003 (8 years ago), Jovovich has worked with musician Maynard James Keenan, of Tool and A Perfect Circle, on his Industrial side project Puscifer, contributing vocals to the track “REV 22:20”, which was featured on various movie soundtracks in its original or a remixed form. As of January, 2009 (2 years ago), she can be heard collaborating with Maynard and Danny Lohner on the Puscifer track called, “The Mission.” https://store.puscifer.com/frameset.html. She also performed the song at the first live Puscifer performance on Feb. 13th, 2009 (2 years ago) in Las Vegas Nevada. Danny Lohner, and longtime music collaborator Chris Brenner currently continue to record and perform with Jovovich who has made several highly praised appearances in recent years.
Jovovich continues to write songs which she refers to as “demos”, and which are provided for free in mp3 format on her official website. She provides license to freely download and remix the tracks, but reserves the right to sell and issue them.
Jovovich currently resides in homes in Los Angeles and New York with her husband, movie writer and director Paul W. S. Anderson, whom she married on 22 Aug. 2009 (2 years ago). The two met while working on Resident Evil, which Anderson wrote and directed, and in which Jovovich starred. Anderson proposed to Jovovich in 2003 (8 years ago), but the two separated for a period of time before becoming a couple again. The couple have stated that they “would love to get married, but maybe after the baby.” On Nov. 3, 2007 (4 years ago), Jovovich gave birth to her and Anderson’s first child, a daughter, Ever Gabo Anderson. The child was born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, one day before Jovovich’s due date of Nov. 4. Ever, a male Scottish name, was given to reflect Anderson’s Scottish heritage, while the middle name of Gabo (pronounced “Gabeau”) was a combination of Jovovich’s parents’ names — the first two letters of mother Galina and the first two letters of father Bogie’s. Wim Wenders, who directed Jovovich’s movie The Million Dollar Hotel, is the baby’s godfather. Jovovich has stated that she would like to have three children, saying through means of adoption as well. She has two miniature Maltese dogs, Bubble and Madness, and a Giant Schnauzer named Oliver Cromwell.
Prior to her relationship with Anderson, Jovovich married on-screen boyfriend Shawn Andrews in 1992 (19 years ago) while filming Dazed and Confused together. Andrews was 21, while Jovovich was 16; the marriage was annulled by her mother two months later. Shortly after the annulment, Jovovich moved to Europe with her friend and musician Chris Brenner where she met and then lived with her new boyfriend, Jamiroquai ex-bassist Stuart Zender, in London from May 1994 (17 years ago) to Oct 1995 (16 years ago). From 1995 (16 years ago) to 1997 (14 years ago), she was serious with noted photographer Mario Sorrenti. In Las Vegas, she married The Fifth Element director Luc Besson in 1998 (13 years ago) where they went skydiving directly after the ceremony; they divorced in 1999 (12 years ago). Between 1998 (13 years ago) and 2001 (10 years ago), she befriended the young poet and musician, Anno Birkin, and were each other’s inspiration behind many of their compositions. Jovovich became involved with Birkin romantically just before his death in a car accident in late 2001 (10 years ago). Jovovich also dated Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante, for seven months in 2000 (11 years ago).
In 2006 (5 years ago), Jovovich mentioned her interest in publishing her private diaries as an autobiography. She had kept a diary since childhood, writing about the locations she has traveled and “all the mad things that [she’s] done”. Jovovich has stated that she views publication as a way to “get it all into a book—like an autobiography”, and it would have a “diary feel to it”. However, she also commented that she was “…not sure how interested anyone would be in publishing it, or reading it, for that matter.”
In addition to being a smoker, Jovovich has advocated the legalization of cannabis, and appeared in a spread and on the cover for High Times. In an article published in 1994 (17 years ago), she admitted that her only vices were cigarettes and cannabis. She practices yoga and meditates often in attempts to live a healthy lifestyle; although not affiliating with a certain religion, she prays and considers herself a “spiritual person”. She avoids junk foods and prefers to cook for herself. She practices Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in addition to other varieties of martial arts. Jovovich also enjoys playing the guitar, writing in a diary, and writing poems and lyrics for songs.
Jovovich is multilingual—she can speak English, French, her native Russian, and Serbian.
She is a “big fan” of New Scientist and Scientific American magazines.
1988 (23 years ago): Two Moon Junction
1991 (20 years ago): Return to the Blue Lagoon
1992 (19 years ago): Kuffs
1992 (19 years ago): Chaplin
1993 (18 years ago): Dazed and Confused
1997 (14 years ago): The Fifth Element
1998 (13 years ago): He Got Game
1999 (12 years ago): The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
2000 (11 years ago): The Claim
2001 (10 years ago): The Million Dollar Hotel
2001 (10 years ago): Zoolander
2002 (9 years ago): Resident Evil
2002 (9 years ago): You Stupid Man
2003 (8 years ago): Dummy
2003 (8 years ago): No Good Deed
2004 (7 years ago): Resident Evil: Apocalypse
2005 (6 years ago): Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal’s Caligula
2006 (5 years ago): Ultraviolet
2007 (4 years ago):.45
2007 (4 years ago): Resident Evil: Extinction
2008 (3 years ago): The Palermo Shooting
2009 (2 years ago): A Perfect Getaway (7 walls)
2009 (2 years ago): The Fourth Kind
2009 (2 years ago): Azazel
2009 (2 years ago): Stone
2010 (last year): Resident Evil: Afterlife
1988 (23 years ago): The Night Train to Kathmandu
1988 (23 years ago): Paradise
1989 (22 years ago): Married… with Children
1990 (21 years ago): Parker Lewis Can’t Lose
The Divine Comedy
The People tree Sessions