Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts


Julia Fiona Roberts is an American actress and producer.


Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an American actress and producer. She rose to fame for her roles in the films Steel Magnolias (1989), Pretty Woman (1990), Runaway Bride (1998) and Erin Brockovich (2000).

Before Fame

Roberts originally wanted to become a veterinarian but later studied journalism. When her brother, Eric Roberts, found success in Hollywood, Julia decided to try acting. Her first break came when she starred in two youth movies called Mystic Pizza and Satisfaction, both of which were shot in 1987. Sister Lisa Roberts Gillan and niece Emma Roberts are actresses.


Roberts is a convert to Hinduism.

Family Life

Roberts’ first marriage was to musician Lyle Lovett; they are divorced. She and her husband Danny Moder have three children. She gave birth to twins, Hazel Patricia and Phinnaeus Walter, in 2004. In 2007 she gave birth to a son, Henry Daniel.

Associated With

She is known to be one of the highest paid and highest earning actors at the Hollywood box office.