Selma Blair | Biography
Selma Blair, an American actress, born in the year 1972 on 23rd of June makes her 42 years old at this moment. Hot and glamorous, Selma, has been rocking the American entertainment industry with her glorious presence since past many years. Widely received by her professional name ‘Selma Blair’, the actress was actually born as Selma Blair Beitner. Best known as the star of teen drama movie Cruel Intentions, Selma is a talented actress who has earned international fame and recognition for appearing in varieties of film genres. From theatres to television and big screen, Selma has made her every presence worth watching.
Selma was born as the youngest of four daughters of her parents, Molly Anna and late Elliot I. Beitner. Her mother is a judge while her father was an attorney and an active member of U.S. Democratic Party. Her parents got divorced when she was of 23 years old. Katherine, Marie and Elizabeth are her sisters, with whom she grew up in her hometown, Southfield, Michigan. Later she shifted to New York City when she was of 20. As a teenager, Selma shared romantic moments with her anonymous childhood beloved. In 1990, she lost her boyfriend (aged 18 at that time) in an accident. It took her several years to recover from the tragic loss she had suffered from. Eventually, in mid 2003, she began dating Ahmet Zappa, an American writer and producer. After dating for six months, the couple married on 24th January, 2004. In June 2006, Selma filed for divorce from Ahmet which was finalized in December of the same year. In 2010, she began dating Jason Bleick, a fashion designer. In January of 2011, her representative made a public announcement that she was pregnant with Jason’s child. The baby was born on 25th July, 2011 whom they named as Arthur Saint Bleick. After two years of dating, the couple separated in September 2012. According to some sources, Selma is single at present.
Born and raised in Michigan, Selma received her primary education from the Hillel Day School in Farmington Hill. She then passed out from the Cranbrook Kingswood and got her enrolled at the Kalamazoo College. She studied Photography in the college for a brief time before she left for New York City. In New York City, she studied at the New York University and began attending acting classes at the Stella Adler Conservatory, the Stonestreet Screen Acting Workshop and the Column Theatre at the same time. She later relocated to Michigan and transferred to the University of Michigan. She has earned degrees in Photography, Psychology, Fine Arts and English from the university. After just one week from graduation, Selma once again moved to New York to pursue her acting career. It was not an easy task for Selma to launch her acting career. She had to face a number of auditions and rejections before she finally landed on a television commercial in 1993. She continued appearing in television commercials until she landed on the first acting role in the television series The Adventures of Pete & Pete in 1995. The following year, she made her debut film appearance as Pretzel Cart of the movie The Broccoli Theory. On television, Selma has major appearances in television series such as Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane, Kath & Kim, Anger Management, etc while she has garnered huge public attention through her appearance in movies like Cruel Intentions, Hellboy, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, The Sweetest Thing, In Their Skin, etc. As a theatre actress, she has performed in plays such as The Little Theatre of The Green Goose and Gruesome Playground Injuries. Selma is an accomplished actress who has proved to be one of the best American actresses through her amazing acting skills. Her acting skills has not only earned her fame and success but a huge net worth too which is estimated to be around 14 million USD.
Selma is one of those actresses who have always been searching for ways to help people in need. Open hearted Selma always spends portions of her income to help people who have become victims of HIV/Aids, bullying, malnutrition, etc. She actively supports charities such as Multiple Sclerosis Society, Staying Alive Foundation, STOMP Out Bullying, etc.
Selma is a beautiful and youthful actress who is admired for the phenomenal way she expresses herself on screen. The multi-millionaire actress has made note-worthy appearance in a number of movies and television series in past years and we are hopeful that she will be delighting the screens with her mind-blowing acting.
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