Who is Gwyneth Paltrow?

Gwyneth Paltrow is an American actress, singer, author, and businesswoman. She is one of the richest and highest-earning actresses in the world. She is the owner and founder of an American lifestyle company "Goop".  She is the recipient of  Academy (Oscar) Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award. She is a half-cousin of actress Katherine Moennig, through her mother, and a second cousin of former U.S. Congresswoman Gabby Giffords (AZ-08), through her father. Paltrow is a Save the Children artist ambassador, raising awareness about World Pneumonia Day. Her Instagram account is  @gwynethpaltrow and has 7.1 million followers. Her Twitter account is "Gwyneth Paltrow" and has 2.8 million followers. 

Famous For 

  • Gwyneth Paltrow is famous for her work in films such as "Seven" (1995), "Emma" (1996), "Sliding Doors" (1998), "A Perfect Murder" (1998) and Shakespeare in Love (1998).
  • She is also known for her roles as Pepper Potts in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  

Early Life of Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow was born on September 27, 1972, in Los Angeles, California, USA. Her Birth name is Gwyneth Kate Paltrow. She holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity of Ashkenazi Jewish, German, some Irish, and English descent.  Her Zodiac sign is Libra. Her father's name is  Bruce Paltrow who was a film producer and director. Her mother's name is Blythe Danner who is an American actress.  She has a younger brother named Jake Paltrow who is a director and screenwriter. Paltrow was raised in Santa Monica, California, where she attended Crossroads School, before enrolling in the Spence School, a private girls' school in New York City. Later, she briefly studied anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, before dropping out to act. 

Gwyneth Paltrow TV Film Career

Gwyneth Paltrow began her acting career by playing in the TV film. She made her acting deb Jake Paltrow ut in the TV movie "High" in 1989. Paltrow made her professional stage debut in 1990 at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts. Her film debut followed with the musical romance film "Shout" in 1991. Her biggest come back in her film career came in 1998 as Paltrow took on leading roles in five high-profile films- "Great Expectations", "Sliding Doors", "Hush", "A Perfect Murder" and "Shakespeare in Love" which were all released in 1991. In 2004, she starred in the science-fiction film "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow". In 2008 Paltrow was cast in the  Marvel Cinematic Universe movie "Iron Man" as Pepper Potts, Tony Stark's personal assistant. Iron Man was favorably received by critics, and with a worldwide gross of US$585 million, it became Paltrow's highest-grossing film until The Avengers (2012). She reprised her role in the sequels Iron Man 2 (2010) and Iron Man 3 (2013). While the second film made US$623.9 million internationally, the third entry went on to gross US$1.215 billion. She also reprised the role in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017),  Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). On January 24, 2020, with the partnership of Netflix Paltrow released a documentary series entitled "The Goop Lab" which is about the lifestyle and wellness of her company "Goop". Currently, she also portrays the lead role of Georgina Hobart in the American TV series "The Politician". 

Achievement and Awards

Paltrow won  Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 1998 for her work in the film"Shakespeare in Love". In 2005, Paltrow earned a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for her work in the film "Proof". In 2009, Paltrow received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Spoken Word Album for Children for the children's audiobook "Brown Bear and Friends".  She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her guest role as Holly Holliday on the Fox musical comedy-drama television series Glee in 2011. 

Personal Life of Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth is a married woman. She was first married to English Singer and Musician Chris Martin in December 2003 in a ceremony at a hotel in Southern California. They have two children together: daughter Apple, born in May 2004, and a son Moses, born in April 2006. In April 2015, Paltrow filed for divorce with Chris Martin, which was finalized on July 14, 2016.  She was married a second time to American film Director and producer Brad Falchuk in September 2018 in The Hamptons on Long Island, New York. Before getting married to Falchuk, Paltrow dated him for four years from 2014 to 2018 and had first met on the set of Glee in 2010. Brad Falchuk and Paltrow are still in their relationship at present.

Body Measurement of Gwyneth Paltrow 

Gwyneth Paltrow is a beautiful and bold looking woman with slim and hourglass-like body physique.  She stands 5 ft 9 inches tall and weighs 60 Kg. Her body measurement is 33-25-35 inches (Breast-Waist-Hip). Her Bra size is 38B(US), Dress Size is 4(US) and shoe size is 39. She has a straight sexual orientation. Her hair color is blonde and eye color is Blue. 

Net Worth of Gwyneth Paltrow 

As of 2020, The net worth of Gwyneth Paltrow is estimated to be the US $150 million and earns an average salary of $4million-$5 million per year. Her Primary income sources include her acting career and TV series producer. Her own company "Goop" makes  $45 to $60 million per year. She also earns a huge amount of money through her endorsement deals with several companies and also through her singing career too. 

10 Real Facts of Gwyneth Paltrow

1.  Her Lifestyle Company "Goop"  was valued as an estimated $250 million.

 2. Her godfather is director Steven Spielberg.

3. Her uncle is an opera singer and actor Harry Danner

4. Actress Hillary Danner is Paltrow's cousin and close friend

5. Her other cousin is Rebekah Paltrow Neumann, whose spouse is the Israeli-American millionaire Adam Neumann, founder of WeWork.

6. She is an "adopted daughter" of Talavera de la Reina (Spain), where at 15, she spent a year as an exchange student

7. She can speak Spanish and French. 

8. Paltrow's paternal great-great-grandfather was a rabbi in Nowogród, Poland, and a descendant of the well-known Paltrowicz family of rabbis from Kraków.

9.  Paltrow's father was Jewish, while her mother is from a Christian background.

10.  In May 2019, Paltrow and actor Bradley Whitford hosted a fundraiser for Democratic Presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg