Halle Berry

Born Aug 14, 1966

Halle Maria Berry is an American actress and former fashion model. Berry received an Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG, and an NAACP Image Award for Introducing Dorothy Dandridge and won an Academy Award for Best Actress and was nominated for a BAFTA Award in 2001 for her performance in Monster's Ball, becoming the first and only woman of African American descent to have won the award for Best Actress.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Halle Berry.


1966 Birth Born on August 14, 1966.


1985 18 Years Old In the 1980s, she entered several beauty contests, winning Miss Teen All American in 1985 and Miss Ohio USA in 1986.
She was the 1986 Miss USA first runner-up to Christy Fichtner of Texas.


In 1989, Berry moved to New York City to pursue her acting ambitions. … Read More
1992 25 Years Old In 1992, Berry portrayed a career woman who falls for the lead character played by Eddie Murphy in the romantic comedy Boomerang. … Read More
1993 26 Years Old Berry married Justice shortly after midnight on January 1, 1993. … Read More
1996 29 Years Old Beginning in 1996, she was a Revlon spokeswoman for seven years and renewed her contract in 2004.


1997 - 1999 4 More Events
In 2001, Berry appeared in the film Swordfish, which featured her first topless scene. … Read More
2002 35 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002 for her performance in the romantic drama Monster's Ball (2001), becoming the first and, as of 2015, the only woman of color to win an Oscar for a leading role. … Read More
2003 36 Years Old She starred in the psychological thriller Gothika opposite Robert Downey, Jr. in November 2003, during which she broke her arm in a scene with Downey, who twisted her arm too hard. … Read More
2005 38 Years Old 1 More Event
She was awarded a "worst actress" Razzie award in 2005 for this role. … Read More


2007 40 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In July 2007, she topped In Touch magazine's list of the world's most fabulous 40-something celebrities.
2008 41 Years Old 1 More Event
…  The Coty Inc. fragrance company signed Berry to market her debut fragrance in March 2008. … Read More
Berry began dating French actor Olivier Martinez in 2010 after they met while filming Dark Tide in South Africa. They confirmed their engagement in March 2012, and married in France on July 13, 2013. … Read More
In November 2012, a judge denied Berry's request to move Nahla to France in light of Aubry's objections. … Read More
…  In April 2013, she appeared in a video clip for Gucci's "Chime for Change" campaign that aims to raise funds and awareness of women's issues in terms of education, health, and justice.
2014 47 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2014 Berry launched new production company, 606 Films, with producing partner Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas. … Read More
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