Born on August 14, 1966, in Cleveland, Ohio, Halle Berry an award-winning actress and former beauty queen. She won an Academy Award for best actress and was nominated for a BAFTA Award in 2001 for her performance in Monster’s Ball, becoming the first African-American win an Oscar. Currently one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, Berry is also a Revlon spokeswoman.
She said: ”I’ve never understood that title. Beauty is totally subjective – what’s attractive and what isn’t depends on each person. I try and focus on the sort of woman I want to be.
”Beauty is fleeting; it’s lovely to be admired, but we all know that is fades over time.”
The ‘Cloud Atlas’ star admires her mother, Judith, for raising her and sister Heidi by herself after their father left them and feels it was her upbringing which encouraged her to work hard in life.