Julia Fiona Roberts born October 28, 1967 is an American actress. One of Hollywood's most bankable stars, she is known for her leading roles in films of several genres, from romantic comedies and dramas to thrillers and action film

Many of her films have earned over $100 million worldwide, and six have ranked among the highest-grossing films of their respective years.

Her top-billing films have collectively brought in over $3.8 billion globally.

She has received various accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and three Golden Globe Awards.

Roberts established herself as a leading actress when she headlined the romantic comedy Pretty Woman (1990), which grossed $464 million worldwide.

Roberts was the world's highest-paid actress throughout the majority of the 1990 as well as the first half of the 2000s. 

Her fee for Pretty Woman (1990) was $300,000,while she was paid an unprecedented $25 million for her role in Mona Lisa Smile (2003). As of 2020, Roberts' net worth was estimated to be $250 million.

People magazine has named her the most beautiful woman in the world a record five times.

Roberts's parents, one-time actors and playwrights, met while performing in theatrical productions for the armed forces.