Famous as :Actress
Birth Name :Natalie Hershlag
Birth Date :June 09, 1981
Birth Place :Jerusalem, Israel
Spouse :Benjamin Millepied (choreographer, since 4-Aug-12)
Claim to fame :As Padme Amidala in "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom of Menace" (1999)
A Harvard-degree holder, Natalie Portman is an intelligent actress. Born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel, she is the only child of a doctor father and an artist mother, who also acts as her agent. Is a smart straight-A student, she was born diligent and does concern about getting a good education. "I loved school so much that most of my classmates considered me a dork," she said. "I'm going to college. I don't care if it ruins my career. I'd rather be smart than a movie star." Early in her life, Nat left her homeland for Washington, DC where she attended the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School. After a few more moves, her family finally settled in New York and lived there until she graduated from Long Island High School 1999 with honors, which then allowed her to study at Harvard and graduated in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in psychology.