Nicole Kidman (born 20 June 1967) is an Australian-American actress, singer, film producer,and humanitarian. Nicole Kidman's personal fee has skyrocketed to $16 million per picture, making her one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood.
A very tall woman at nearly 5' 11", she actually stood about 4 inches taller than ex-husband Tom Cruise, and rarely wore heels when seen publicly with him so that they could appear similar in height. Since their divorce, she is rarely seen on the red carpet without high heels, and she often meets 6' 4" actors in the eye.
Small Biography of Nicole Kidman:
"To be an actor you have to have a certain amount of madness in you. That's why, when people meet you and you seem very together, they are quite surprised -- they don't see you behind closed doors" quotes Nicole Kidman.
She worked regularly at the Philip Street Theater, where she once received a personal letter of praise and encouragement from audience member Jane Campion.
Nicole Kidman keeps on getting better with age. This supremely talented Aussie has won 18 major awards since her 30th birthday, including a Golden Globe for her role as a singing and dancing courtesan in Moulin Rouge! and an Oscar for her depiction of suicidal author Virginia Woolf in The Hours.
"I'm not sure what the future holds but I do know that I'm going to be positive and not wake up feeling desperate. As my dad said 'Nic, it is what it is, it's not what it should have been, not what it could have been, it is what it is” Quotes of Nicole Kidman.
Nicole Kidman recites a line from her Oscar-winning performance as Virginia Woolf in The Hours, saying, "It's my choice, to choose how to live my life." And it's clear that she is talking not just about Edwards.
Over the course of her career, Kidman has immersed herself in a wild array of characters. Like any savvy actress with options, she alternates between big-budget studio movies and quirky quality indies.
"It's a very brave thing to fall in love. You have to be willing to trust somebody else with your whole being, and that's very difficult, really difficult and very brave." Quotes Kidman.
In August 2008, she was voted the fifth Sex!est Female Movie Star in the Australian Empire Magazine. On, January 13, 2003, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Kidman should continue to enhance her profile and her personal fortune over the next few years as she tackles a full slate of promising new projects. The three-minute commercial produced for Chanel No. 5 made Kidman the record holder for the most money paid per minute to an actor after she reportedly earned US$12million for the three-minute advert.
Nicole Kidman is the international spokesperson for UNIFEM's Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women initiative. A writer at heart, Kidman writes short stories in her free time and hopes to publish them one day. In April 2012, various sources, including Variety, announced that Kidman was in talks to star in upcoming Grace Kelly biopic Grace of Monaco.
"I never read reviews at all. I'm proud of the work I did,” Quotes Kidman.