Cameron Diaz Biography: Age, Movies, Boyfriends, Daughter, Awards, Husband, Snoop Dogg, Net Worth, Wiki

Cameron Diaz biography

Cameron Diaz Biography

Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is an American former actress and model. She was born in San Diego, California and was raised in Long Beach by a Cuban-American father and a German mother. While still in high school, she signed a modeling contract with Elite Model Management.

Wiki Profile

Real Name:Cameron Michelle Diaz 
Date of Birth:August 30, 1972
Place of Birth:Sherman Oaks, California
Marital Status:Married
Occupation:Actress and Model
Net Worth$140 million
Cameron Diaz Biography
Cameron Diaz

Early Life and Education

Cameron Michelle Diaz was born  on August 30, 1972, in San Diego, California to Billie, an import/export agent, and Emilio Diaz, who was a foreman of the California oil company Unocal. Diaz was raised in Long Beach with her elder sister, Chimene.

The Blonde hair and Blue eyes pretty actress attended Los Cerritos Elementary School, and then Long Beach Polytechnic High School, where she was a schoolmate of Snoop Dogg and graduated in 1999.

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As a member of that school’s dance-drill team, Cameron performed during half-time at football games. She recalled her upbringing as frugal.


While still attending high school, Diaz signed a modeling contract with Elite Model Management at age 16. This was after she was discovered by a photographer at a Hollywood party who, within a week, helped her land the contract with the Elite Modeling Agency.

She appeared in advertisements for Calvin Klein and Levi’s. The following year, at age 17, she was featured on the cover of the July 1990 issue of Seventeen magazine.

Diaz also modeled for 2 to 3 months in Australia and in 1991, she shot a commercial for Coca-Cola in Sydney.

In January 2002, Cameron she signed a $20 Million deal to do Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003) to become only the second actress to join the coveted $20 Million Club (after Julia Roberts).

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At the age of 21, Diaz auditioned for The Mask playing a jazz singer named, Tina Carlyl based on the recommendation of an agent for Elite, who met the film’s producers while they were searching for the lead actress.

Having no previous acting experience, she started acting lessons after being cast. The Mask became one of the top ten highest-grossing films of 1994.

Cameron and Julia Roberts
Cameron Diaz in movie: My Best friend’s Wedding

Ever since, Cameron has featured in so many films earning so many nominations and awards. List of films she has featured in are:

1994The Mask
1995The Last Supper
1996She’s the One
Feeling Minnesota
Head Above Water
1997Keys to Tulsa
My Best Friend’s Wedding
A Life Less Ordinary
1998Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
There’s Something About Mary
Very Bad Things
1999Being John Malkovich
Any Given Sunday
2000Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her
Charlie’s Angels
2001The Invisible Circus
Vanilla Sky
2002The Sweetest Thing
Gangs of New York
Minority Report
2003Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
2004Shrek 2
2005In Her Shoes
2006The Holiday
2007Shrek the Third
2008What Happens in Vegas
2009My Sister’s Keeper
The Box
2010Shrek Forever After
Knight and Day
2011The Green Hornet
Bad Teacher
2012What to Expect When You’re Expecting
A Liar’s Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman
2013The Counselor
The Unbelievers
In a World…
2014The Other Woman
Sex Tape
2019Charlie’s Angels

Diaz has won many awards which include:

  1. Best Actress                                                            There’s Something About Mary – 1998
  2. Best Music Adapted Song                                         My Best Friend’s Wedding – 1998
  3. Best Female Performance for                                    There’s Something About Mary – 1999
  4. Funniest Lead Actress in a Motion Picture                  There’s Something About Mary – 1999
  5. Outstanding Actress in a Feature Film                       Any Given Sunday – 2000
  6. Best Dance Sequence and Best On-Screen Team      Charlie’s Angels – 2001
  7. Best Supporting Actress                                          Vanilla Sky – 2001
  8. Best Actress                                                           Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle – 2004
  9. Favourite Leading Lady                                            The Holiday – 2007
  10. Choice Movie Actress – Comedy                               Bad Teacher – 2011
Cameron and Benji Madden
Cameron with Husband, Benji Madden

Personal Life

In 1998 after appearing in There’s Something About Mary, Diaz briefly dated her co-star Matt Dillon. The following year, she began a relationship with actor Jared Leto, which ended in 2003.

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From 2003 to 2007, she dated singer Justin Timberlake. Diaz married musician Benji Madden at her home in Beverly Hills, California, on January 5, 2015, in a Jewish ceremony. 

The couple had been introduced ten months earlier by her close friend Nicole Richie who is also married to Madden’s brother Joel Madden. In December 2019, the couple welcomed a daughter named Raddix through surrogate.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @camerondiaz
  • Twitter: @CameronDiaz
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