Nicole Mary Kidman is an Australian actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is popular among the audience for receiving an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards. In 2006, 2018, and 2019 she ranked among the highest-paid actresses in the world. Time magazine named her twice, in 2004 and 2018, as one of the 100 most influential women in the world. In the 1983 films Bush Christmas and BMX Bandits, Kidman began her acting career in Australia.
Besides, Kidman is also popular among the audience because of her love life. She is the ex-wife of American actor and producer Tom Cruise. Before the divorce, the couple was in a four-year-long marriage relationship.
Caption: Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman: Early Life, Education, and Family
Kidman was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on 20 June 1967, when her Australian parents were briefly on student visas in the United States. Her mother, Janelle Ann, was a nursing teacher who was a member of the Women’s Electoral Lobby and editor of her husband’s books. Similarly, her father, Antony Kidman, was a biochemist, clinical psychologist, and author. Kidman’s descent contains roots are from both Ireland and Scotland.
Kidman grew up in Melbourne and attended high school at Lane Cove Public School and North Sydney Girls. When three, she was enrolled in ballet and displayed her natural talent for acting in her years of primary and secondary schooling.
Caption: Kidman in her childhood
Nicole Kidman: Career and Achievements
Kidman made her film debut in an Australian holiday season adaptation of Bush Christmas classic in 1983 when she was only 16. She had a supporting part in the tv show Five Mile Creek by the end of 1983. In addition, her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1984, which forced Kidman to briefly stop her acting work while she was practicing yoga so that physical therapy could support her mum. Since starring in many film roles including BMX Bandits (1983), Watch the Shadows Dance (1987, aka Nightmaster), and the romantic comedy Windrider (1986), she started to gain prominence in the mid-1980s, which gained Kidman ‘s fame because of her racy scenes.
Eventually, Kidman’s versatility was put to the test in the year 2001 when two of her films were released, which were entirely different from each other. While ‘Moulin Rouge’ was a musical achievement in which she portrayed the part of a cabaret actress and courtesan, ‘The Others,’ a Spanish horror movie had Kidman play the role of a two-mother Catholic. Least surprisingly, in both films, Kidman was commendable and attracted a lot of positive reactions. Some of her most celebrated movies and TV series are Aquaman, Bombshell, The Hours, and Big Little Lies.
Caption: Kidman in her movie ‘Aquaman’
Nicole Kidman: Personal life and husband
Kidman was married twice with actor Tom Cruise first, and country singer Keith Urban later. In addition, Kidman met Cruise in November 1989, while shooting Days of Thunder. Similarly, they were married in Telluride, Colorado on Christmas Eve. Likewise, the couple also adopted Isabella Jane Cruise, a daughter, and Connor Antony, a son. However, the pair ‘s spokesman announced their split on 5 February 2001. Two days later, Cruise filed for divorce, and the marriage dissolved in August of that year, with Cruise citing irreconcilable differences.
Moreover, in an interview with the Vanity Fair in 2007, Kidman disclosed that she had been secretly engaged with someone before her current relationship with New Zealand-Australian country singer Keith Urban, whom she met in January 2005 at G’Day LA, an event that honors Australians. On 25 June 2006, Kidman married Urban at Cardinal Cerretti Memorial Chapel on the St Patrick’s Estate grounds, Manly in Sydney. They have two kids together.
Caption: Kidman with her husband Keith Urban
Nicole Kidman: Net Worth and social media
The actress has a total net worth of $250 million. Her main source of income is her successful acting career. Talking about her social media availably, she is available on Instagram by the name nicolekidman and Twitter NicoleKidman.
Nicole Kidman: Body measurements
Kidman is one of the most beautiful actresses around the globe. Her fair skin complexion, blond hair, and blue eyes are simply beautiful. Additionally, the actress stands 1.8 meters tall and weighs around 58kgs. Likewise, her body measurements are 34-24-35.