Natalie began ballet and other dances on Long Island. She also studied performing arts, and it was clear she was meant for showbiz. At 10, an agency discovered her. She refused to be a child model but auditioned for acting parts.
Natalie Portman began her career in 1992 as Laura Bell Bundy’s understudy in Ruthless! Britney Spears understudied Bundy. After Ruthless!, Portman landed Leon: The Professional. First time she used Natalie Portman. Portman plays Mathilda in the $46 million 1994 French action picture.
Portman made her adult debut in 1999’s Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. The film was unpopular with critics but commercially successful. The Phantom Menace earned $924 million, making it the second-highest-grossing film of 1999.
Black Swan was another milestone for Portman. The little cost film grossed $329 million and garnered Portman an Oscar for Best Actress. She starred in No Strings Attached with Ashton Kutcher and Your Highness in 2011.
Natalie Portman listed her NYC apartment for $6.55 million in 2008. The 2-bedroom unit is in a prestigious complex. She sold the house for full price. Natalie Portman bought a $3.25 million home in Los Feliz in 2009. The 1930s property has 4,866 square feet of living area and 18,000 square feet of gardens.