Cameron Diaz

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Cameron Diaz is an American actress born on August 30, 1972 in San Diego, California. Let’s meet the most famous blonde in Hollywood, who has made such famous movies as There’s Something About Mary, My Sister’s Keeper or The Mask.

Profile

  • Real name: Cameron Michelle Diaz
  • Birth Date: 30/08/1972
  • Birthplace: San Diego, California (EEUU)
  • Profession: Actriz, modelo
  • Couples: Matt Dillon, Jared Leto, Justin Timberlake, Paul Sculfor, Alex Rodríguez, Benji Madden
  • Twitter: @CameronDiaz

Biography of Cameron Diaz

Her father was a Cuban descendant named Emilio Diaz, who worked as a boss in an oil company. And her mother, named Billie Diaz, mixed German and English, who was dedicated to exportation. She also has an older sister, Chimene Diaz, with whom she is two years apart in age. She is one of the most famous actresses in the world, along with Jennifer Lopez and a few others.

Model from a very young age

Cameron Michelle Diaz, better known as Cameron Diaz, was born in California in 1972. At the age of 15 she started working as a model signing for Elite Model Management and moved to Japan. There she met Carlos de la Torre, her partner for 5 years. Around that time, she traveled all over the world for her work as a model. In consecuence, she became the image of brands such as Calvin Klein or Levi’s. And finally she became internationally famous, becoming the cover of Seventeen magazine in 1990.

During this period Cameron Diaz filmed She’s No Angel, a porn movie where she was naked. She is the first of the famous actresses who have done porn. However, Cameron Diaz sued the producers of the pornographic film she had made, claiming that it damaged her image, and got them to withdraw it. This opened the doors of fame for her.

No one would imagine that when Cameron Diaz left home at the age of 16, she would become a star. In Long Beach, she met Jeff Dunas, a photographer, who offered her a job as a model. She signed a contract with an agency, with whom she worked for two years. During this period of her life, due to her work, she traveled and lived all over the world. Among other countries she visited were Mexico, Japan, Australia and France.

During her stay in Japan, she met Carlos de la Torre, a film director. Some time later, when she turned 17, she returned to the United States to live with Carlos de la Torre, in a romantic relationship that lasted five years. Throughout those years she continued her modeling career and worked for Calvin Klein, Levi’s and Coca-Cola. In addition, she was on the cover of the magazine on several occasions and appeared in numerous advertisements.

Famous actress since her beginnings

Her first job as an actress was not until 1992, in a short film called “She’s no angel”, directed by John Rutter. The role she played was that of a “naked girl”. From then on, her roles were more serious, being the one that really made her become famous, the role of Tina Carlyle (The Mask, 1994), who will end up being the partner of Stanley Ipkiss, the protagonist of the film, played by Jim Carrey.

Her next job was Feeling Minnesota. It was clear that her vocation was romantic comedy and she continued to appear in films of a similar vein, such as My Best Friend’s Wedding and the successful There’s Something About Mary. Then she opted for black comedy with Being John Malkovich and Any Given Sunday.

She returned to the top of the cinema with the Charlie’s Angels saga. After that she lent his voice to the Shrek films. She also made Vanilla Sky, the remake of “Open Your Eyes”. In 2002 she made The Sweetest Thing and Gangs of New York. In 2009 Cameron Diaz saw her star placed on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood. That same year she made Knight and Day, in her second collaboration with Tom Cruise.

Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz movie star

Despite being considered a sensual and beautiful actress, her preferences were comedy movies. Her next roles were in “My Best Friend’s Wedding” and then “There’s Something About Mary” in 1998. After this she became one of the most valued and highest paid actresses in the film industry. In 2000 she played the role of Natalie Cook in “Charlie’s Angels”, a film in which she worked with Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu.

Best Cameron Díaz Movies

Choosing the best movies is not an easy task. For some people it will be There’s Something About Mary, for others it will be The Mask, for others Charlie’s Angels, What Happens in Vegas

Cameron Díaz Filmography

  • The Mask, 1994
  • Keys to Tulsa, 1996
  • Feeling Minnesota, 1996
  • Head Above Water, 1996
  • The Last Supper, 1996
  • She’s the One, 1996
  • A Life Less Ordinary, 1997
  • My Best Friend’s Wedding, 1997
  • Shadrach, 1998
  • Very Bad Things, 1998
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, 1998
  • There’s Something About Mary, 1998
  • Any Given Sunday, 1999
  • Being John Malkovich, 1999
  • The Invisible Circus, 2000
  • Things You Can Tell Just By Looking at Her, 2000
  • Charlie’s Angels, 2000
  • Vanilla Sky, 2001
  • The Sweetest Thing, 2002
  • Gangs of New York, 2002
  • Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, 2003
  • In Her Shoes, 2004
  • The Holiday, 2006
  • What Happens in Vegas, 2008
  • My Sister’s Keeper, 2009
  • The Box, 2009
  • Knight and Day, 2010
  • Green Hornet, 2011
  • Bad Teacher, 2011
  • Gambit, 2012
  • What to Expect When You’re Expecting , 2012
  • In a World…, 2013
  • The Counselor, 2013
  • Annie, 2014
  • The Other Woman, 2014
  • Sex tape, 2014
  • Charmed, 2018
  • Undone, 2019

Other works of Cameron Diaz and personal life

In addition to her work as an actress, Cameron Diaz has written several fitness, health and self-help books, published in 2013 and 2016.

In 2015 she married musician Benji Madden, lead singer of the band Good Charlotte and in 2017 she declared herself retired. She currently has a young daughter, Raddix Madden, with her partner.

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