Charlize Theron Trivia

  • Charlize Theron
    • Famous as : Actress
    • Birth Name : -
    • Birth Date : August 07, 1975
    • Birth Place : Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
    • Spouse : -
    • Claim to Fame : As Aileen Wuornos in "Monster" (2003)


  • Included in People magazine's annual list of Best Dressed Women of 2008.
  • Was out of town when burglars broke into her pad in California's Hollywood Hills in early December 2007.
  • In Touch Magazine credited her legs as the Best Legs in Hollywood, thanks to her ballerina background which does help shaping her long legs (January 2007).
  • Has at the 17th annual GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards, held April 8, 2006 in Hollywood, been honored for increasing "visibility and understanding".
  • Named by Esquire Magazine as its Sexiest Woman Alive in October 2007.
  • Graced the cover of Vogue Magazine's October 2007 issue.
  • Signed as the new celebrity spokesmodel for Italian luxury watch and jewelery brand Breil Milano (September 2007).
  • Ranked 9th on's list of Sexiest Movie Assassins for her portrayal in the 2005 "Aeon Flux" (April 2007).
  • Ranked 7th on the Hollywood Reporter's 5th annual list of Highest-Paid Actresses, earning as much as $10 million per movie (November 2006).
  • Chosen as the World's 5th Most Beautiful Woman in the June 2006 poll conducted by the UK magazine Eve.
  • Was included in People Magazine's list of 50 Most Beautiful People in 2000.
  • Was approached by John Crosby at a bank after he witnessed her throwing a tantrum to a bank teller for rejecting her check.
  • Has two cocker spaniels named Denver and Delilah, also a goat called Bok.
  • Was the first artist that signed on to be a presenter at the 77th Annual Academy Awards held in 2005.
  • Appeared as the cover of Entertainment Weekly on its issue of October 28, 2005.
  • Injured her neck in the set of "Aeon Flux" (2005) in 2004 after slipped in doing a backflip somersault so that she had to undergo physiotheraphy for three hours a day.
  • Was the first African citizen to be nominated at the Academy Awards along with Djimon Hounsou.
  • Became the second actress after Kim Basinger to be granted an Oscar after posing nude in the Playboy Magazine. She appeared in its May 1999 issue.
  • Had to freckle her clear complexion, apply a set of crooked teeth, and eat a lot of potato chips to add more 30 pounds in her weight to play Aileen Wuornos in "Monster" (2003).
  • Was mentioned as the 12th Sexiest Female Movie Star by Australian Empire Magazine in September 2002.
  • Was placed on the 4th rank of 100 Sexiest Women list compiled by FHM Taiwan in 2001.
  • Refused to play the female lead in "Pearl Harbor" (2001) to star in "Sweet November" (2001).
  • Lost to Elizabeth Berkley in the audition for "Showgirls" (1995).
  • Met Stephen Jenkins for the first time at one of Third Eye Blind's shows at Hawaii's Hard Rock Cafe in 1997.
  • Learned English through American TV shows.
  • Developed a crush on Tom Hanks after watching "Splash" (1984).
  • Her favorite school subject is English.
  • Underwent hypnotherapy to quit her smoking habit.
  • Once dyed her hair pink to look like her favorite singer, Cyndi Lauper, during her childhood.
  • Has a tattoo of a tiny flower on her right foot.
  • Her dream job before pursuing a career in acting was to be a broadcast journalist.
  • Has a nickname of Charlie.
  • Is named after her father, Charles Theron.
  • Found it hard to stop laughing when doing a lesbian kissing scene in "Monster" (2003) since her fake teeth kept falling out.