- Birthday20th Jun, 67
- Birth PlaceAustralia
- Marital statusMarried
An Academy Award–winning actress and former wife of superstar Tom Cruise, Nicole Mary Kidman or simply , Nicole Kidman is eminent for her charming beauty, influential acting performances and steamy on-screen nudity scenes. The magnificence goddess appeared in a number of movies prominent of which include – “Dead Calm”, “The Hours” and “Moulin Rouge”. The towering 5’11” actress was born daughter to a well-known Australian-born biochemist father and nursing instructor mother in Honolulu, Hawaii, and hence has “dual citizenship” in Australia and US.
Young Nicole grew up with affection for arts, predominantly dance and theatre, and hence attended a local theatre group during her school days. Talented Nicole attended the “Victorian College of the Arts” in Melbourne, and later made her film debut in a TV movie “Bush Christmas” in 1983, where she also met actress “Naomi Watts”, one of her best friends. After appearing in several film roles and guest appearances in TV, Nicole got her first big break in “Dead Calm”, playing the wife of a naval officer, which earned her excellent public reviews. The success was followed by a series of high grosser movies in the coming years including “Billy Bathgate”, “To Die For”, “Practical Magic”, and “Eyes Wide Shut” with Nicole’s husband Tom Cruise
Winner of three golden globes and one Academy award, the talented actress has also earned the repute of being the highest-paid artist in the motion picture industry. Nicole has a net worth of $200 million and owns a bunch of lavish properties which include her $4.7 million Beverly Hills home, $10million luxurious Manhattan penthouse apartment, $6.5 million Bunya hill property, a luxury yacht “Sunseeker Manhattan 74”, and “AUDI Q7” car. Having served as a UNICEF “goodwill ambassador”, the generous philanthropist Nicole has also made significant contributions to the charities like “Breast Cancer Care”, “Kids Wish Network” and “Starlight Children's Foundation”.
The appealing actress was married to Hollywood superstar “Tom Cruise” for ten years. After divorce with Tom in 2001, Nicole started dating “Keith Urban” and the couple married in 2006 at the “Cardinal Cerretti Memorial Chapel” in North Sydney, with more than 230 high profile guests including Russell Crowe, Hugh Jackman and Naomi Watts attending the wedding.
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New York Penthouse
The celebrity couple Nicole and Urban has sold there luxurious Manhattan penthouse apartment offering stunning Hudson River views for a reported $16million. The grand building which houses the lavish apartment features an exclusive “en suite Sky Garage”, which is an extraordinary feature among all the buildings in New York City.
Location: The marvelous apartment is located in New York, USA.
Accommodation: The 3,248sq-ft apartment features unusually high ceilings, with height 11 feet or more. The home includes three bedrooms, a marvelous living room and an exposed kitchen. Facility for personal high-rise parking exists with the 'en suite Sky Garage', a car elevator which parks the vehicles to the respective owner’s parking space outside each apartment, thus avoiding any parking problems. A large number of traditional windows bring ample air and light into the apartment.
A beautiful double-height living room features elegantly hung stairs rising up to two comfy bedrooms. The appealing well-proportioned kitchen incorporates stainless-steel equipments. The apartment also includes a sprawling master suite, a shared library featuring a wide collection of books and two terraces offering splendid outdoor views.
Neighborhood: Other eminent apartment owners in the glorious building include Domenico Dolce and celebrity decorator Jamie Drake.
New York Penthouse
Beverly hills home
Actor Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban bought the contemporary Beverly Hills home for $4.7 million. The 1965 built 4,000 square feet property was home to record producer Ron Fair at one point of time and is currently listed for sale at $4.795 million.
Location: Nicole’s plush home is located in Beverly Hills, California, USA.
Accommodation: Spread over an area of 4,000 square feet, the plush home features 5 luxurious bedrooms, 4 exotic baths and one quarter bath. Sliding walls of glass bring sufficient light inside the house while the personal and serene pool area offers marvelous tree and ridge-top views. The beautiful home also includes French doors, full-floor upstairs master suite, a grassy side-yard and an outdoor dining area. A dedicated play area provides space for recreation and entertainment.
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Bunya hill property
Nicole and Urban purchased the $6.5 million Bunya hill property in 2008, which includes a 45-hectare cattle stud and a splendid 1878 Georgian mansion, which the celebrity couple had reserved for holidays. The Sutton Forest mansion was under judicial controversy after the news of a100-unit motel to be built over the back fence of the property.
Location: The pricy property is located in the opulence studded “Sutton Forest” in the Southern Highlands, Australia, at a 90 minutes travelling distance from Sydney.
Accommodation: Spread over 110 acres of land, the marvelous Georgian mansion is a traditional home featuring six bedrooms. Wide sandstone verandas, a 2,000 bottle wine cellar, and 10 marble fireplaces make it a perfect holiday home for the eminent couple. An Italian marble bathroom and Brazilian granite counter tops are the remarkable features of the magnificent house. The plush home incorporates all the proportions and details in the form of a carved cedar staircase and pressed-metal ceilings to make it a royal holiday retreat.
Sunseeker Manhattan 74
Academy Award–winning actress Nicole owns a luxury yacht “Sunseeker Manhattan 74” also named “Hokulani” which the actress uses for summer cruising. Estimated at $4.5 million, the majestic yacht features almost every amenity required for a luxurious travel.
Features: One of the finest designed super-yachts, Manhattan 74 incorporates a bunch of handy features which includes an on deck wetbar with hot and cold shower, large saloon, a galley outfitted with microwave, oven, grill, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and icemakers. The yacht includes recreational equipments like two personal watercrafts and a jet motorized inflatable tender. Technical and electronic equipments incorporated in the yacht include power-assisted steering, hydraulic gangway, electronic echo sounder, radar and autopilot.
Accommodation: The luxury yacht features five luxurious cabins and separate crew quarters offering room for eight guests and three crewmembers. It also includes a spacious living area and a complete kitchen. Four luxuriously appointed states rooms comprise the master states room, forward guest states room equipped with private ensuites, and two double cabins. Topline equipments including Media player, VCR with surround sound and flat screen TV’s provide full on entertainment adding up to everyone's enjoyment.
Specs: Powered by two 800hp engines, the majestic yacht delivers superb performance featuring cruise speed of 26 knots and maximum speeds above 30 knots.
Spacious living area
Master states room
Powerful performing yacht
The Oscar award winning actress adores playing Nintendo. Nicole loves to play the game "More Brain Training From Dr Kawashima: How Old Is Your Brain?", and has even featured as the new face of Nintendo's advertisement promotion. Representing her favorite game which trains the user brain to stay active through a sequence of "exercises, Nicole features in the ad relaxing and training her brain.
The wealthy actress owns a plush “AUDI Q7” featuring a brilliant design and extraordinary features, for a world class performance. Equipped with a powerful V series engine and an 8-speed tiptronic transmission, Q7 delivers ideal mid range torques. Designed for serious on road use, the car also features an adjustable-height air suspension and spacious luxurious interiors offering comfortable rides. The car’s stunning exteriors and a rigid sturdy chassis are some other highlighted features of the road beast.
The pretty actress adores spending her vacations at the Tahiti islands, which is an absolute paradise for the wealthy and eminent. The gorgeous island features a bunch of luxurious resorts and outdoor activities making it a perfect holiday spot for vacations.
Location: The beautiful island is located in the South Pacific, French Polynesia, France.
Main attraction: Formed from volcanic activity, the mountainous island is the largest in French Polynesia. Featuring a gorgeous scenery and jaw dropping blue waters, the beautiful island is the ideal destination for adventurers and seducing honeymooners. The mountainous interior includes clear streams, deep valleys and high waterfalls while the coastal lands have marvelous fields of tropical flowers. A perfect combination of service, cuisine and ambience is ensured by the luxury hotels and resorts on the island, offering a range of comfy rooms and suites for everyone. The local Polynesian hosts offer the warmth of their love by means of music, dance, and flowers.
A number of outdoor fun activities include surfing the vast ocean on luxury cruise ships, waterskiing, parasailing, jet skiing, windsurfing, canoeing, diving and shark feeding. Amazing shore-side activities include independent trips for shopping, guided hiking trips to explore mountains and walking through the villages. After a complete day of exploration and fun, the luxurious Polynesian spas provide true relaxation and rejuvenation.
Jaw dropping blue water
Ultimate water fun
Sydney conjures up images fot its beauty, romance, and a holiday there proved to be exactly that for a love-smitten Nicole Kidman who was on vacation in Sydney with her husband Keith Urban.
Enjoying vacations with partner
Playing with her kids
In great shape
Breast Cancer Care
Nicole supports the health cause “Breast Cancer Care”, which focuses on providing information and support on every aspect, for everyone facing the deadly disease. Provoked by her mother Janelle Ann’s battle with breast cancer, the actress decided to join the noble cause, which provides support and awareness about the ill-impact of the disease. Breast Cancer Care offers up-to-date information on breast cancer and breast health from clinical nurse specialists, and runs campaigns for providing high quality, innovative breast cancer treatment services. The pretty actress joined the “Little Tee Campaign” for the health cause to design vests or T-shirts, in order to accumulate funds to counter the disease.
Artists for Peace and Justice
The Academy Award winning actress supports the cause “Artists for Peace and Justice” (APJ), aimed at accumulating funds to tackle issues of poverty around the world. Established in 2009 by Paul Haggis and friends, the charity also encourages peace and social justice for everyone by conducting various financed programs. Nicole and her husband Keith serve the advisory board of APJ, which includes Russell Crow, Penelope Cruz, Daniel Crag and other eminent board members. APJ’s dedicated efforts have raised sufficient funds to completely sponsor three schools in Haiti. The noble charity also focuses on raising funds for the emergency relief efforts in the countries devastated by natural disasters like earthquakes.
Kids Wish Network
The Dead Calm fame actress extends her support for the “Kids Wish Network”, a National charitable association which works to create expectations and improve the life of children facing life menacing circumstances. The organization’s key programs are focused to honor and provide help to the brave children to easily get through their thorny period of time. To perk up the quality of life of the kids facing the suffering, the noble organization executes comprehensive research to formulate innovative programs aimed at eliminating the suffering and providing moral support to the child.
Starlight Children's Foundation
Nicole supports the “Starlight Children's Foundation”, which focuses on providing the seriously and terminally ill children with a better standard of life. The 30 year old foundation serves to improve the quality of life for children having life-threatening illnesses and injuries by distracting the children from their pain and fear.
The foundation organizes various programs and events in order to reduce children’s pain by offering amusement, education and family activities, to help them manage the suffering and isolation of persistent illness. The charity offers a diversified set of services in the form of hospital-based offerings which include kid-friendly treatment rooms and Web offerings which include educational programming, to provide ongoing support for children, and connect families facing similar challenges.
The eminent actress has been spotted wearing “Joe's Jeans” a number of times, which highlights the brand as one of her favorite. Nicole was spotted in washed black skinny jeans at the “Los Angeles Gymboree” in California and also many times while travelling in her car.
The Academy award winning actress is often spotted carrying the Salvatore Ferragamo Leather Tote Bag, which completely tones her elegant attire, and reveals Nicole’s like for the reputed luxury brand. Crafted by one of the leading players in the luxury accessories industry, Salvatore Ferragamo Leather Bags feature a unique and exclusive design which completely distinguishes it from other market brands.
“Collette Dinnigan” seems to be one of the favorite brands of Nicole, as the pretty actress was spotted wearing the Collette Dinnigan “Spring 2012 RTW” Lace-Detailed outfit at the “Australian Academy of Cinema And Television Arts” (AACTA) awards held at West Hollywood, California.