Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow was born on September 27, 1972, in Los Angeles to actress Blythe Danner and director and producer Bruce Paltrow. She has a brother, Jake, who is a director and screenwriter. Her godfather is Steven Spielberg.

Paltrow attended Crossroads School, the Spence School and the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 1989, she debuted in “High” television movie, directed by her father. In 1990, she made her stage debut at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Her first feature film was “Shout” (1991). In 1998, she played in “Shakespeare in Love”, the movie which brought her not only wide recognition but also Academy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Her other famous movies are “The Talented Mr. Ripley” (1999), “The Royal Tenenbaums” (2001), “Shallow Hal” (2001), “Proof” (2005), “Iron Man” (2008) and its sequels.

Her other ventures include music, advertisements and writing. Gwyneth Paltrow released several singles, which became soundtracks to her movies “Duets”, “Country Strong”, “Glee” and sang in duet with Sheryl Crow, Ewan McGregor, Coldplay and some other musicians. In 2005, she became the face of Estee Lauder’s fragrance “Pleasures perfume”. She is also the face of Bean Pole International and Coach clothing brands. The actress published three cookbooks: “My Father’s Daughter: Delicious, Easy Recipes Celebrating Family and Togetherness”, “Notes From the Kitchen Table” and “It’s All Good: Delicious Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Feel Great”. In addition, Paltrow is a narrator of Bill Martin’s classic bear books. In 2010, she got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Gwyneth was in relationships with Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck. In 2005, she got married to singer Chris Martin. They have daughter Apple Blythe Alison Martin and son Moses Bruce Anthony Martin. In 2014, the couple got divorced.