Cameron Michelle Diaz-Madden was born on 30th August 1972 in San Diego. She is an American actress, comedian, producer, former fashion model and author. She rose to stardom with roles in The Mask (1994), My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997) and There’s Something About Mary (1998) and is also known for voicing the character of Princess Fiona in the Shrek series (2001–2010).
Cameron Diaz was nominated four times for the Golden Globe Award for her performances in Being John Malkovich (1999), Vanilla Sky (2001), Gangs of New York (2002) and There’s Something About Mary (1998), for the latter of which she won the New York Film Critics Best Lead Actress Award.
Diaz was named the highest-paid actress over 40 in Hollywood in 2013 and as of 2015, the U.S. domestic box office grosses of Diaz’s films total over USD 3 billion, with worldwide grosses surpassing $7 billion, making her the third highest-grossing U.S. domestic box office actress after Scarlett Johansson and Emma Watson.
In 1995, Diaz’ five-year relationship with video producer Carlos de La Torre ended. She dated her costar Matt Dillon from the movie “There’s Something About Mary” from 1996 to 1998. She later became involved with actor Jared Leto in 1999. The couple broke up in 2003, and she started dating singer Justin Timberlake. They dated for several years before calling it quits in 2007. She has also been linked to Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.
In May 2014, Diaz began dating Good Charlotte’s Benji Madden and was engaged to the rocker later in December. On 5th January 2015, the pair tied the knot at Diaz’ Beverly Hills home.
Cameron Diaz, according to her upbringing is assumed to be a Christian. She doesn’t comment about her beliefs publicly. The blue-eyed actress respects all religions and is passionate about her acting career. She is also very superstitious.
Cameron Diaz is quite liberal in thoughts and supports the Democrats She was involved in democrats campaign in 2000 and wore a t-shirt to support the party. There was a slogan on her t-shirt “I won’t vote for a son of Bush”. Even in 2008 she came out for the promotion of Obama and raised a fund of $26200 by her campaigning.
Cameron Diaz loves surfing. She spends most of her leisure time at the beach. Surfing can be considered as her true religion. But due to this passion, she broke her nose 4 times and had to get a permanent surgery.
- Cameron Diaz has a reputation for being late.
- She worked as a model for Elite Model Management and appeared in commercials for Nivea, L.A. Gear, and Coca-Cola.
- In 1995, she was chosen one of the 100 sexiest stars by Empire magazine.
- In 1998, she was chosen by People Magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people on earth.
- In 2003, Diaz broke her nose during surfing at Hawaii on her birthday.
- She was ranked 8 on the Top 100 sexiest women in FHM in 2004.
- She never wears deodorants.
- She is 5′ 9″ (1.75 m) tall.