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California
Benji Madden
Chimene Diaz
Cameron Michelle Diaz
Chimene DiazMichael Diaz
Long Beach Polytechnic High SchoolLong BeachCA (1989)
San Diego
174
Female
Emilio Diaz
Billie Early
$120 million as of Dec 21,2016
Virgo
San Diego
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Who is Cameron Diaz?

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Very few Hollywood actresses have been as lucky as Cameron Diaz, who got the opportunity to make her Hollywood debut with the big-budget mega hit movie ‘The Mask’. The movie catapulted her career and she reached the heights of stardom and went on to appear in box office hits such as ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’. With her enchanting looks, blue eyes and blonde hair, Diaz won the heart of millions of people around the world and was soon hailed as a powerful performer. She delivered brilliant performances in movies like ‘My Sisters Keeper’, ‘There’s Something About Mary’ and ‘Vanilla Sky’. She has also made appearances on ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Top Gear’ and was a guest judge for the television show ‘The X factor’. Diaz began her career in the entertainment industry as a young model, who by the age of sixteen had already appeared in popular commercials, for brands like Calvin Klein and Levi's. With her stellar performances, this Californian beauty has established herself as one of the A-listers in Hollywood. She has also been voted the best looking female star by many prominent magazines. To learn more interesting facts about her childhood, personal life and professional achievements, scroll down and continue to read this biography.

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Cameron Diaz Childhood & Early Life

Cameron Diaz was born to Emilio Luis Diaz, a field gauger at an oil company and Billie Joann, an import-export agent in San Diego, California. She has an elder sister. She grew up in the city of Long Beach in Southern California and studied at the Long Beach Polytechnic High School.

At the age of 16, she began her modelling career and soon after she signed a contract with ‘Elite Model Management’, and worked as a model for Calvin Klein and Levi's. In July 1990, at the age of seventeen she was featured on the front cover of the teenage magazine ‘Seventeen’.

Cameron Diaz Career

At the age of 19, she first starred in the 30-minute soft adult movie titled 'She's No Angel', before she made her appearance in Hollywood.

In 1994, she was starred in the hit superhero fantasy film ‘The Mask’, along with Jim Carrey, which earned her Golden Globe nomination.

In 1995, she appeared in the ‘The Last Supper’, directed by Stacy Title; the film was about five graduate students who plot a murder.

In 1996, she played the role of ‘Heather Davis’ in ‘She’s the One’, a comedy- drama film directed by Edward Burns. The same year she appeared in the film ‘Feeling Minnesota’.

In 1997, she delivered an award winning performance in the romantic movie ‘My Best Friend’s wedding’, starring Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Rupert Everett, and Philip Bosco. She also appeared in ‘A Life Less Ordinary’, the same year.

In 1998, she was seen in the movies ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’, ‘Very Bad Things’ and the award winning film ‘There’s Something About Mary’.

In 1999, she appeared in the Golden Globe nominated film ‘Being John Malkovich’ and was also seen in ‘Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her’ and ‘The Invisible Circus’.

In 2000, she played the role of ‘Natalie Cook’ in the action comedy film ‘Charlie's Angels’ starring alongside Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu.

In 2001, she gave the voice to the character, ‘Princess Fiona’, in the animated fantasy film ‘Shrek’, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson. The same year she appeared in the award winning film ‘Vanilla Sky’.

In 2002, she acted in the film ‘The Sweetest Thing’ and she earned a Golden Globe nomination for her role as ‘Jenny Everdeane’ in the film ‘Gangs of New York’.

In 2003, she reprised her role as ‘Natalie Cook’ in the sequel of the Charlie's Angels, ‘Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle’.

In 2005, she starred in the film ‘In her shoes’, a film that essays her character ‘Maggie Feller’s’ emotional journey through relationships, love, sisterhood and womanhood.

In 2008, she starred in one of her most popular flicks ‘What Happens In Vegas’, a romantic comedy film starring Ashton Kutcher.

In 2009, she starred in the film ‘My Sisters Keeper’, which was based on Jodi Picoult's novel of the same name.

In 2011, she was seen in movies like ‘The Green Hornet’ and ‘Bad Teacher’. The next year, she appeared in films like ‘What to Expect When You're Expecting’, ‘A Liar's Autobiography’, ‘Gambit’ and ‘The Counselor’.

She is currently filming for the film ‘The Other Woman’, which is scheduled to release in 2014.

Cameron Diaz Major Works

She starred in the Academy Award nominated film ‘The Mask’, which was a major financial success and it earned whopping $350 million worldwide. It was the second highest grossing superhero film that year.

She acted in ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ which was a global box office hit that earned $299.99 million worldwide. The film was one of the biggest films of 1997.

She starred in ‘There’s Something About Mary’ which was ranked 27th in the American Film Institute's list of ‘100 Years, 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies’. It was also the highest grossing film of 1998 and earned $369 million worldwide.

Cameron Diaz Awards & Achievements

In 1998, she was the recipient of the ALMA award in the category, ‘Outstanding Individual Performance in a Crossover Role in a Feature Film’ for ‘My Best Friend's Wedding’.

In 1999, she won the American Comedy Awards in the category, ‘Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture’ for ‘There's Something About Mary’.

In 2009, she received a Star on the ‘Walk of Fame’ at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard.

Cameron Diaz Personal Life & Legacy

From 1990 to 1994, she was in a live-in-relationship with video producer, Carlos de la Torre.

She has been romantically involved with actor Vincent D'Onofrio, actor Matt Dillion, Jared Leto, and courted Justin Timberlake for a period of 3 years.

From 2010 to 2011, she dated New York Yankees baseball star, Alex Rodriguez.

She is involved with ‘Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America’, one of the largest non-profit associations for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Cameron Diaz Trivia

This Golden Globe nominated A-list Hollywood diva once broke her nose in a surfing accident in Hawaii on her birthday.

Cameron Diaz MTV Movie & TV Awards

Cameron Diaz People's Choice Awards

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Cameron Diaz awards

  • MTV Movie & TV Awards

    • 2001
      Best On-Screen Team
      Charlie's Angels (2000)
    • 2001
      Best Dance Sequence
      Charlie's Angels (2000)
    • 1999
      Best Female Performance
      There's Something About Mary (1998)
  • People's Choice Awards

    • 2007
      Favorite Leading Lady
      Winner
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Cameron Diaz biography timelines

  • Cameron Diaz was born to Emilio Luis Diaz, a field gauger at an oil company and Billie Joann, an import-export agent in San Diego, California. She has an elder sister. She grew up in the city of Long Beach in Southern California and studied at the Long Beach Polytechnic High School.
    30th Aug 1972
  • From 1990 to 1994, she was in a live-in-relationship with video producer, Carlos de la Torre.
    1990 To 1994
  • At the age of 16, she began her modelling career and soon after she signed a contract with ‘Elite Model Management’, and worked as a model for Calvin Klein and Levi's. In July 1990, at the age of seventeen she was featured on the front cover of the teenage magazine ‘Seventeen’.
    Jul 1990
  • In 1994, she was starred in the hit superhero fantasy film ‘The Mask’, along with Jim Carrey, which earned her Golden Globe nomination.
    1994
  • In 1995, she appeared in the ‘The Last Supper’, directed by Stacy Title; the film was about five graduate students who plot a murder.
    1995
  • In 1996, she played the role of ‘Heather Davis’ in ‘She’s the One’, a comedy- drama film directed by Edward Burns. The same year she appeared in the film ‘Feeling Minnesota’.
    1996
  • In 1997, she delivered an award winning performance in the romantic movie ‘My Best Friend’s wedding’, starring Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Rupert Everett, and Philip Bosco. She also appeared in ‘A Life Less Ordinary’, the same year.
    1997
  • In 1998, she was seen in the movies ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’, ‘Very Bad Things’ and the award winning film ‘There’s Something About Mary’.
    1998
  • In 1998, she was the recipient of the ALMA award in the category, ‘Outstanding Individual Performance in a Crossover Role in a Feature Film’ for ‘My Best Friend's Wedding’.
    1998
  • In 1999, she appeared in the Golden Globe nominated film ‘Being John Malkovich’ and was also seen in ‘Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her’ and ‘The Invisible Circus’.
    1999
  • In 1999, she won the American Comedy Awards in the category, ‘Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture’ for ‘There's Something About Mary’.
    1999
  • In 2000, she played the role of ‘Natalie Cook’ in the action comedy film ‘Charlie's Angels’ starring alongside Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu.
    2000
  • In 2001, she gave the voice to the character, ‘Princess Fiona’, in the animated fantasy film ‘Shrek’, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson. The same year she appeared in the award winning film ‘Vanilla Sky’.
    2001
  • In 2002, she acted in the film ‘The Sweetest Thing’ and she earned a Golden Globe nomination for her role as ‘Jenny Everdeane’ in the film ‘Gangs of New York’.
    2002
  • In 2003, she reprised her role as ‘Natalie Cook’ in the sequel of the Charlie's Angels, ‘Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle’.
    2003
  • In 2005, she starred in the film ‘In her shoes’, a film that essays her character ‘Maggie Feller’s’ emotional journey through relationships, love, sisterhood and womanhood.
    2005
  • In 2008, she starred in one of her most popular flicks ‘What Happens In Vegas’, a romantic comedy film starring Ashton Kutcher.
    2008
  • In 2009, she starred in the film ‘My Sisters Keeper’, which was based on Jodi Picoult's novel of the same name.
    2009
  • In 2009, she received a Star on the ‘Walk of Fame’ at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard.
    2009
  • From 2010 to 2011, she dated New York Yankees baseball star, Alex Rodriguez.
    2010 To 2011
  • In 2011, she was seen in movies like ‘The Green Hornet’ and ‘Bad Teacher’. The next year, she appeared in films like ‘What to Expect When You're Expecting’, ‘A Liar's Autobiography’, ‘Gambit’ and ‘The Counselor’.
    2011
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Frequently asked questions about Cameron Diaz

  • What is Cameron Diaz birthday?

    Cameron Diaz was born at August 30, 1972

  • Where is Cameron Diaz's birth place?

    Cameron Diaz was born in San Diego

  • What is Cameron Diaz nationalities?

    Cameron Diaz's nationalities is American

  • Who is Cameron Diaz spouses?

    Cameron Diaz's spouses is Benji Madden

  • Who is Cameron Diaz siblings?

    Cameron Diaz's siblings is Chimene Diaz

  • Who is Cameron Diaz childrens?

    Cameron Diaz's childrens is Chimene Diaz, Michael Diaz

  • What was Cameron Diaz universities?

    Cameron Diaz studied at Long Beach Polytechnic High School, Long Beach, CA (1989) university

  • How tall is Cameron Diaz?

    Cameron Diaz's height is 174

  • Who is Cameron Diaz's father?

    Cameron Diaz's father is Emilio Diaz

  • Who is Cameron Diaz's mother?

    Cameron Diaz's mother is Billie Early

  • What is Cameron Diaz's sun sign?

    Cameron Diaz is Virgo