Anjelica Huston - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 10, 2022

Anjelica Huston
Nick Name: Anjel, Angel
Profession: Actress, Director, Producer, Author, Former model
Best Known For: The Addams Family (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $60 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 8, 1951 (age 72)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Anjelica Huston
Birth Place: Santa Monica, California, USA
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: John Huston
Mother's Name: Enrica Soma
Siblings: 4

Tony Huston (older brother)
Allegra Huston (maternal half-sister)
Danny Huston (paternal half-brother)
Pablo (adopted older brother)

High School: Holland Park School, St Mary's Town and Country School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Scottish, English, Welsh, Irish, Italian)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Widow

Robert Graham (May 23, 1992 - until death Dec 27, 2008)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: 68 kg (149.91 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 10 US
Dress Size: 8 US
Breast Size: 36 inch
Waist Size: 29 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: B

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Who is Anjelica Huston?

Anjelica Huston is an actress, director, producer, author, former fashion model by profession, and American by nationality. She is best known for her role in Enemies: A Love Story, The Grifters and is the third generation of her family to receive an Academy Award.

Anjelica Huston – Age, Parents, Siblings

Anjelica Huston was born on July 8, 1951, in Santa Monica, California, USA. She was born to her father John Huston, a director and actor, and her mother Enrica Soma, a model, and prima ballerina. Her grandfather was Walter Huston, an Academy Award-winning Canadian-born actor.

She has four siblings, an older brother named Tony Huston, who is now an actor, writer, and assistant director. She also has two half-siblings, a younger maternal half-sister named Allegra Huston and a younger paternal half-brother, actor Danny Huston. She also has an adopted older brother named Pablo.

Source: vanityfair (Anjelica Huston with her parents and older brother in 1956)

Education, Ethnicity

Huston spent most of her childhood in Ireland and later lived in England, where she attended Holland Park School. She also studied at St Mary's Town and Country School and studied acting in the 1980s.

Her ethnicity includes Scottish, English, Welsh, Irish, and Italian.

Anjelica Huston – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

When Anjelica Huston was a teenager, she dated James Fox. At the age of 18, she began a relationship with photographer Bob Richardson, who was 23 years her senior. She and her boyfriend Richardson were in the relationship for almost four years.

After the breakup, she dated Jack Nicholson after meeting in 1973 on-off relationship. During one of their break-ups in the 1970s, Anjelica Huston was in a relationship with Ryan O'Neal who allegedly assaulted her.

Huston and Nicholson broke up for the last time in 1990 after the media reported he had fathered a child with Rebecca Broussard. He gifted her a pearl and diamond bracelet which had once been a gift from Frank Sinatra to Ava Gardner as a way of concluding their relationship.

She dated and married her fiancé sculptor Robert Graham on May 23, 1992, in a star-studded wedding. She was married to her husband until his death on December 27, 2008. From all her relationships, she does not have children.

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Source: Getty Images (Anjelica Huston, Robert Graham in 2003)

Anjelica Huston – Career

Before fame

Huston began her career young and in the late 1960s, she began to star in her father's movies. In 1969 she starred in A Walk with Love and Death. After her mother’s death in the same year, she moved to the United States where she modeling for years.

Then along with Pat Cleveland, Pat Ast, Karen Bjornson, Alva Chinn, and others, they earned the name Halstonettes. In 1981, Anjelica Huston again returned to acting.

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Source: Kinoimages (Anjelica Huston on the cover of Valentino)

Films, Series

Since the 1980s, Anjelica Huston has starred in The Postman Always Rings Twice, Prizzi's Honor (1985), Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), The Grifters (1990), The Dead (1987), The Addams Family (1991), Addams Family Values (1993), Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001),  Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011), John Wick.

Huston has followed her father’s footsteps into directing. Her directorial credit includes Bastard Out of Carolina (1996), Agnes Browne (1999), and Riding the Bus with My Sister (2005), among others.

Her memoir, Watch Me: A Memoir was published in two volumes.

Worked with

Over the span of her career of over five decades, she has worked with many famous names. Some include Richard Avedon, Assi Dayan, Drew Barrymore, and Melanie Lynskey.

Anjelica Huston – Awards, Nominations

Anjelica Huston has had over 63 award nominations. Among all the nominations, she has won Academy Awards, BAFTA Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two Independent Spirit Awards, Satellite Awards,  and many more Film Critics Awards.

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Source: real nobody (Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia in Addams Family)

Anjelica Huston – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Huston is estimated to be around $60 million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.

Anjelica Huston – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Anjelica Huston is active on Twitter and is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook and Instagram.

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