Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts rose to international prominence with the drama Steel Magnolias, for which she won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress and received an Oscar nomination in the same category. She became a movie star following the hit romantic comedy Pretty Woman, earning her a second Golden Globe and Academy Award nomination in the Best Actress category. In 2001 she received critical acclaim for her performance in the biopic Erin Brockovich, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress, the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama, a BAFTA Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Roberts was the highest-paid actress in the world throughout 1991 and the first half of the 2000s. Her fee for 1990's Pretty Woman was $300,000. In 2003, she was paid $25 million for her role in Mike Newell's Mona Lisa Smile. As of 2010, Roberts' net worth was estimated at $140 million. She has been named one of People magazine's 50 most beautiful people in the world eleven times, alongside Halle Berry, and the most beautiful ever five times.