Juliette Lewis is one of the renowned names of American entertainment industry. By profession, she is an actress and singer who has appeared in several movies and has released few albums. It has been nearly 3 decades that Juliette has spent working as an actress. It was year 1987 when she first entered the film industry and became widely known for playing the role of Danielle Bowden in psychological thriller movie, Cape Fear. The actress was born as Juliette L. Lewis on 21st June, 1973 in Los Angeles, United States.
Juliette was born as a daughter of Geoffrey Lewis and his wife, Glenis Batley. Geoffrey is an actor who has performed in various movies and television series such as Law & Order: Criminal Intent, my Name is Earl, The Butcher, Down in the Valley, etc. Similarly, her mother works as a graphic designer. She has two brothers, actor Lightfield and Peter, and two sisters Brandy and Deirdre. Juliette was romantically linked with actor Brad Pitt for about four years. Brad was 10 years senior to Juliette. They began dating in 1989 and were together till 1993. Later, in 1999, she got married to Steve Berra who is a professional skateboarder. They remained married for nearly four years until their divorce was finalized in 2003. Before she married Steve, she was reported to have dated guys like Michael Dewitt and Tom Sizemore for brief period of time. At present, she is dating one of the popular American rapper and singer, Travie McCoy, who is 8 years younger than Juliette. They began dating in 2012 and are still together. 41 years old Juliette has not become mother to any child.
Juliette entered the acting industry in an early teenage life. It was year 1987 when Juliette launched her professional acting career as a young actress. In that year, she appeared in television series, I Married Dora, playing the role of Kate Farrell. In her early career, she appeared in various television series and movies such as Home Fires, My Stepmother Is an Alien, The Facts of Life, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Meet the Hollowheads, etc. Juliette succeeded to garner international recognition in 1991 when she played a significant role as Danielle Bowden in thriller movie Cape Fear. Her performance in the movie won her Chicago Film Critics Association Award and Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award along with nomination in various prestigious awards including Oscar and Golden Globe. In 1993, she was honored with a ShoWest Award as the Female Star of Tomorrow at the ShoWest Convention. Following her success in Cape Fear, she has appeared in many other hit movies too. Her movies like August: Osage County, The Firm, Conviction, Hysterical Blindness, My Louisiana Sky, From Dusk till Dawn, The Evening Star, Natural Born Killers, etc have also helped her in rising to fame and success. In her entire career till date, she has appeared in more than half a century movies and television series. Apart from acting, Juliette has also launched her career as a professional singer. She was the lead singer of Juliette and the Licks, an American rock band. She along with her band has released three studio albums …Like a Bolt of Lightning in 2004, You’re Speaking My Language in 2005 and Four on the Floor in 2006. She worked with the band till 2009 after which she released her solo album, Terra Incognita. Juliette has earned huge success in both the acting and music industry. Her duo-career has helped her in earning net worth of 20 million dollars.
In the years that Juliette has spent as an actress, she has been deeply attached with her profession. She likes acting very much. Besides, her interest in music and singing can also be clearly seen. Apart from her profession, Juliette seems to be closely linked with charity organization Little Kids Rock. The organization’s major motive is to restore and revitalize music education in public school. She can be frequently seen attending charity events of Little Kids Rock. In addition, she also supports other charities such as ABC Trust, Global Green, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Save The Music Foundation and Teenage Cancer Trust.
We can undoubtedly say that Juliette is a talented personality. She has impressed huge number of people not only through her acting talent but through her amazing voice too. Her talents have helped her in becoming one of the multimillionaire renowned celebrities of the world.