Sandra Bullock, born in 1964, was the highest paid actress in the world in 2010, with earnings of approximately $56 million, and in 2014 with earnings of $51 million. In 2012 she was listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the highest paid actress in the world between 2010 and 2011 and in 2013, according to Forbes magazine she was the richest actress in Hollywood.
In 2009 she won critical acclaim for her performance in the biographical film The Blind Side, for which she won the Oscar for Best Actress, the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, a Critics' Choice Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. During her career she also received a second Oscar nomination for Best Actress for the sci-fi film Gravity, and won four MTV Movie Awards and ten People's Choice Awards.
She had a four-year relationship with actor Tate Donovan, then with football player Troy Aikman and musician Bob Schneider. She had a long relationship with actor Matthew McConaughey and Ryan Gosling.
In 2005 she married the builder Jesse G. James, from whom she separated in 2010 due to his betrayal with the porn star Michelle McGee. In 2010 the actress adopted a child, Louis. The paperwork for her adoption began four years before her with her now ex-husband and Bullock later carried it out as a single mother. In December 2015 she adopted a little girl, Laila.
From 2015 to 2023 she was in a relationship with the model and photographer Bryan Randall, who died in August 2023 at the age of 57 due to complications from ALS.