|Real Name/Full Name||Uma Karuna Thurman|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Uma Thurman|
|Birth Place:||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||29 April 1970|
|Age/How Old:||52 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 64 Kg
In Pounds – 141.096 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Robert Thurman
Mother – Nena von Schlebrugge
|Siblings:||3(Ganden, Dechen Karl and Mipam, Taya)|
|School:||Amherst Junior High school, Northfield Mount Hampton School|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||2(Gary Oldman, Ethan Hawke)|
|Kids/Children Name:||3(Maya, Luna and Levon)|
|Net Worth:||$50 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
An American, Uma Karuna Thurman, is an actress and a model by profession. Worked in various genre films such as romantic comedies, science fiction, and action films. She starred on the cover of British Vogue in the year of 1985 and 1986. Through her astounding performance in Quentin Tarantino’s movie Pulp Fiction where she played the role of Mia Wallace grabbed huge audience regard, and she went on to lead her way towards gaining International prominence.
This role also grabbed her a nomination for the Bafta Awards, Academy Awards, and the Golden Globe Awards as Best Supporting Actress. After this movie, with the appreciation she went to reunite with the director Tarantino again to play the main role in the movie- Kill Bill: Vol 1 And 2 which procured her two additional Golden Globe Award Nominations. Amazing right! From then on she became one of the acknowledged Hollywood actresses who carried herself with just the perfect amount of confidence and elegance.
Well, how well do you know about Uma Thurman? If not much, here is what we know about Uma Thurman to date.
Biography and Early Life
Born on 29 April 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts. A professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist studies and a prominent author, her father, Robert Thurman lived his life in a very simple way. He was a Buddhist monk for a couple of years. A top fashion model, her mother, Nena von Schlebrugge was born to A German Nobleman and a Swedish Model.
Thurman was brought up in a Buddhist upbringing. She was raised in the Indo-Himalayan town of Almora. Then she moved to Woodstock. Her brothers are Ganden, Dechen Karl and Mipam. Out of the three brothers, Ganden is the eldest, then comes Thurman, and then Dechen Karl and Mipam respectively. Her half-sister is Taya who is elder than the all four.
From her childhood itself, Thurman was more of a shy and an introverted child. Due to this nature and the atypical name of hers she often fell prey to bullying and other teasing measures. She struggled with body Dysmorphic disorder during her childhood which lets an individual have strong beliefs on the aspect of his or her body part or appearance being sternly flawed and therefore concludes in to desperately remove, hide or fix it.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Uma Thurman in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Uma Thurman’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 19th March 2023 having been born on 29 April 1970. Though, she is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 141.096 lbs in Pound and 64 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.
She did her schooling from the Amherst Regional Junior High School. Her school was changed frequently as she used to get bullied often and teased for her appearance. She couldn’t stay in one school for a lasting time. Therefore, she attended several public schools. She went to the Northfield Mount Hampton School which is a preparatory school in Massachusetts but at the age of 15 she dropped out from Mount Hampton to follow her dream for acting.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
On the set of State OF Grace, she met Gary Oldman, who was an English actor and both got married in the year 1990 but in 1992 split their ways. Then five years later on the set of Gattaca, she met Ethan Hawke, an American actor and got married to him in 1998.
Ethan dedicated the novel Ash Wednesday for Thurman which Ethan a good amount of appreciation and praise from all over the audience. In the same year, Hawke and Thurman conceived a daughter “Maya” and four years after, a son “Levon”. They filed for a divorce in 2003 but with the problematic procedures and various issues faced, the divorced got hugely delayed and got finalized in 2 years after filing.
Three years later to that, she started dating Arpad Busson, who’s a London Based French financier and then publicized their engagement in June 2008. But after a year of the announcement, they called it off but within a short time span they restored their relationship and everything transformed into normal. But in April 2014, for the second time they called off their engagement and no signs were heard of them getting back.
Thurman and Arpad are parents to Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson, more commonly known as Luna. She was born in July 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. But as both of them split their ways and weren’t together, henceforth, child custody settlements started between them for their daughter, Luna. It ended with Thurman getting primary physical custody within a month.
Is Uma Thurman Lesbian?
Uma Thurman is utterly straight. She always had a dating history of only men. She is neither a lesbian nor a bisexual. She has been married to Gary Oldman but later got separated and married Ethan Hawke. Later they too got divorced, and then she was in a relationship with Arpad Busson, but they called off their engagement twice and didn’t patch thing up after that.
At the age of 14, she explored her love for acting. Her acting skill was first recognized when she played the role of ABIGAIL in a production of The Crucible. Through that performance of hers, she was offered for professional acting by the talent scouts who watched her perform. She then dropped out of her school at the age of 15 to pursue a career in acting. From then, she started initializing on her acting journey.
From the same age at which she dropped out, she began modelling and emerged on the cover of “Glamour” and “Vogue”. She continued with her modelling till the 1980s when she started getting offers for minor roles in movies. She started appearing in movies from that time. Some of her earliest films were “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen”, “Dangerous Liaisons”, “Henry and June” etc.
Well, these movies helped her come in fit with the acting industry but in 1994 her playing Mia Wallace in the movie “Pulp Fiction” brought her into the limelight and the ultimate success after her big break. After this break she did several movies – “Kill Bill: Volume”1 and 2 in 2004, “The Accidental Husband” in 2008, “Ceremony” in 2010, “Movie 43” in 2013 and so on.
She made her Broadway debut in 2017. In 2018, she appeared in three movies. In the same year, she formed one of the cast members for the Netflix series- “Chambers”. But after the airing of one season, the show was canceled.
For her role in the HBO series “Hysterical Blindness”, she won the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress. She also won the Saturn Award for Best Actress but for a different movie which was the “Kill Bill Volume 1”.
In 2017, she got the opportunity to become the president of “Cannes Film Festival”. For her performance in “The Parisian Women”, she received the “Audience Awards”.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Uma Thurman in 2023
As of 2023, Uma Thurman is believed to have a net worth of $50 million. She received a seven-figure salary of $5 million for the first time from “Batman And Robin” which resulted into comparable paydays for “Gattaca” which was 5 Million Dollars and “Avengers” which was 8 Million Dollars. She earned around a salary of $14 Million for the commercial “My Super Ex-Girlfriend”, $12 Million from Kill Bill, 300,000 dollars from Pulp Fiction and so on.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
Nothing in particular but given her journey and her love and astounding skills for acting, her whole acting career forms to be a combination of interesting and wow facts.
With her startling and engaging acting skills, she made this talent of hers the main attraction in her personality. She set herself into the unconvincing journey to success and glory. With her clear-sighted performance in her every movie, the audience couldn’t resist but love her even more.
She described the rugged and the utter confidence into a female character’s personality with the amazing roles that she played in the movies such as Kill Bill: Vol 1 and 2 and many more. She showcased that women can go get anything in just one go if they have the required will power and a well-structured plan to do it.