Gwyneth Paltrow – American actress and singer
Gwyneth Paltrow is an American actress and singer. She is the owner of Oscar and Golden Globe awards for the lead female role in Shakespeare in Love and Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in the comedy television series The Choir.
Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born on September 27, 1972 in Los Angeles into the family of film director Bruce Paltrow and famous actress Blythe Danner. Paltrow grew up in Santa Monica, California. She attended a private school for girls in New York and then briefly studied art history at Santa Monica. Paltrow has younger brother Jake who has become quite well-known film director and cousin Katherine Moennig who is also an actress.
Her debut film was Scream, and then she had a small role in the movie Captain Hook directed by Steven Spielberg, a friend of her family. Later she starred together with Brad Pitt in the movie Seven.
For her role in the film Shakespeare in Love the actress received Oscar. Her subsequent film career has been successful thanks to roles in such films as The Royal Tenenbaums, Proof and Sylvia.
In 2000, Paltrow and Huey Lewis released musical single Cruisin for the promotion of the film Duets. The song topped charts in Australia.
In 2002, Paltrow took part in the recording of Sheryl Crow’s album C’mon, C’mon. They performed the song It’s Only Love together.
In the soundtrack to the film Country Strong Paltrow sang four songs – Country Strong, Shake That Thing, Coming Home and Me and Tennessee (duet with Tim McGraw).
Gwyneth successfully acted as a model. She collaborated with Calvin Klein in 1996 and her photo was on the cover of Vogue. She even was awarded Fashion Award.
In September 2016 Gwyneth presented her first clothing collection.
Steven Spielberg is Paltrow’s godfather.
In the early 90s Gwyneth dated American actor Robert Sean Leonard.
Gwyneth had love affairs with actors Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck.
On December 5, 2003 Gwyneth married Chris Martin, musician from rock band Coldplay. On May 14, 2004 the actress gave birth to their daughter Apple Blythe Alison Martin. Her second child, son Moses Bruce Anthony Martin, was born on April 8, 2006. They divorced on July 14, 2016.
Then Gwyneth dated television producer Brad Falchuk.
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