64 Facts About Gwyneth Paltrow


Gwyneth Kate Paltrow Falchuk is an American actress and businesswoman.


Gwyneth Paltrow is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award.


Gwyneth Paltrow garnered wider acclaim for her performance as Viola de Lesseps in the historical romance Shakespeare in Love which won her several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actress.


Gwyneth Paltrow made occasional appearances in films, such as the drama Proof, which earned her a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.


Gwyneth Paltrow is the founder and CEO of the lifestyle company Goop, which has been criticized for promoting pseudoscience, and has authored several cookbooks.


Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born on September 27,1972, in Los Angeles, to actress Blythe Danner and film producer-director Bruce Paltrow.


Gwyneth Paltrow has a younger brother, Jake, who is a director and screenwriter.


Gwyneth Paltrow is a half-cousin of actress Katherine Moennig, through her mother, and a second cousin of former US Congresswoman Gabby Giffords through her father.


Gwyneth Paltrow's uncle is opera singer and actor Harry Danner, whose daughter, actress Hillary Danner, is Paltrow's cousin and close friend.


Gwyneth Paltrow was raised in Santa Monica, California, where she attended Crossroads School, before enrolling in the Spence School, an all-girls private school in Manhattan.


Gwyneth Paltrow is an "adopted daughter" of Talavera de la Reina, where at 15, she spent a year as an exchange student and learned to speak Spanish.


Gwyneth Paltrow is conversant in French, as her family frequently traveled to the South of France throughout her childhood.


Gwyneth Paltrow appeared in Moonlight and Valentino, as a grieving chain-smoker, and in Jefferson in Paris, portraying Martha Jefferson Randolph.


In 1996, Gwyneth Paltrow played the title character in the period film adaptation Emma, based on the 1815 novel of the same name by Jane Austen.


Gwyneth Paltrow starred opposite Jessica Lange in the thriller Hush, as an unsuspecting woman living with her psychotic mother-in-law.


Gwyneth Paltrow was considered for the role of Rose DeWitt Bukater in the 1997 film Titanic.


In 1999, Gwyneth Paltrow co-starred alongside Jude Law, Matt Damon and Cate Blanchett in the psychological thriller The Talented Mr Ripley, as the fiancee of a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy whose identity is adopted by a con artist.


Gwyneth Paltrow showcased her singing ability in 2000s Duets, which was directed by her father and co-starred singer Huey Lewis.


Also in 2000, Gwyneth Paltrow co-starred with Ben Affleck in the moderately successful romantic drama Bounce as Abby Janello.


Gwyneth Paltrow starred with Jack Black in the comedy Shallow Hal, about a shallow man falling in love with an overweight woman.


Gwyneth Paltrow said she was unequipped for the pressure, leading to several bad film choices, agreeing with peers who believe the win is, in some ways, a curse.


In 2002, Gwyneth Paltrow made small appearances in the documentary Searching for Debra Winger and the action satire comedy Austin Powers in Goldmember, while she starred in the thriller-drama Possession with Aaron Eckhart as a couple of literary scholars who unearth the amorous secret of two Victorian poets as they find themselves falling under a deepening connection.


Gwyneth Paltrow starred as the titular role in Sylvia, a British biographical drama directed by Christine Jeffs and co-starring Daniel Craig chronicling the romance between prominent poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes.


Gwyneth Paltrow has a vivid, passionate presence, even when her lively features have gone slack with depression and her bright blue eyes have glazed over.


Gwyneth Paltrow was as enthusiastic about the script and about the visual references that were sort of put to her, and jumped on board.


The film was based on the play of the same name, in which Gwyneth Paltrow played the same character at London's Donmar Warehouse between May and June 2002.


Gwyneth Paltrow saw a resurgence in her career in 2008, when she was cast in Iron Man as Pepper Potts, Tony Stark's personal assistant, closest friend, and budding love interest.


Gwyneth Paltrow reprised her role in the sequels Iron Man 2 and Iron Man 3.


Gwyneth Paltrow reprised the role in Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.


Gwyneth Paltrow starred opposite Joaquin Phoenix in the romantic drama Two Lovers, playing the beautiful but volatile new neighbor of a depressed bachelor.


Gwyneth Paltrow is one of those actresses who understands the power of a look, and the one of regret and then resignation that overtakes her when Leonard professes his love is steeped in sadness.


Gwyneth Paltrow recorded the song "Country Strong" for the film's soundtrack, and it was released to country radio stations in August 2010.


Gwyneth Paltrow made her first scripted television appearance on Fox's Glee, as substitute teacher Holly Holliday, who fills in for Matthew Morrison's character when he falls ill.


Gwyneth Paltrow's role was developed by co-creator Ryan Murphy, a personal friend of Paltrow's, who suggested that she showcase her vocal and dancing abilities ahead of the release of Country Strong.


Gwyneth Paltrow later performed "Forget You" with CeeLo Green himself and several puppet characters provided by The Jim Henson Company at the 2011 Grammy Awards.


Later that year, Gwyneth Paltrow appeared in Steven Soderbergh's film Contagion, featuring an ensemble cast consisting of Marion Cotillard, Kate Winslet and her The Talented Mr Ripley co-stars Matt Damon and Jude Law.


Gwyneth Paltrow played Elizabeth Emhoff, a "working mom" and one of the virus' first victims.


In 2014, Gwyneth Paltrow had a two-episode arc in the improvised online series Web Therapy, as Maya Ganesh, "a new-age caricature".


Gwyneth Paltrow was featured on the track "Everglow", which was included in Coldplay's seventh studio album A Head Full of Dreams.


Gwyneth Paltrow is a Save the Children artist ambassador, raising awareness about World Pneumonia Day.


Gwyneth Paltrow is on the board of the Robin Hood Foundation, a charitable organization that works to alleviate poverty in New York City.


In May 2005, Gwyneth Paltrow became the face of Estee Lauder's Pleasures perfume.


Gwyneth Paltrow appeared in Chicago on August 17,2007, to sign bottles of the perfume, and on July 8,2008, she promoted Lauder's Sensuous perfume in New York with the company's three other models.


In September 2008, Gwyneth Paltrow launched the weekly lifestyle newsletter Goop, encouraging readers to 'nourish the inner aspect'.


Goop, and by extension Gwyneth Paltrow, have faced backlash for showcasing expensive products and promoting medically and scientifically impossible treatments, many of which have harmful consequences.


Late Show host Stephen Colbert had repeatedly lampooned Goop products; in 2018 Gwyneth Paltrow appeared in a Late Show sketch seemingly making fun of her company's approach.


In January 2021, it was announced that Gwyneth Paltrow was an early investor in Thirteen Lune, an e-commerce site focused on makeup, skincare, haircare and wellness products owned by people of color and ally brands.


In October 2007, Gwyneth Paltrow signed with PBS to make a television series, Spain.


In 2016, Gwyneth Paltrow published a cookbook: It's All Easy: Delicious Weekday Recipes for the Super-Busy Home Cook.


In February 2021 it was reported that Gwyneth Paltrow was suffering from long COVID, leaving her with "some long-tail fatigue and brain fog".


Gwyneth Paltrow advocated treatments for it which involved a "ketogenic and plant-based" diet, fasting until 11:00 every day and taking infrared saunas.


In 2004, Gwyneth Paltrow practiced cupping therapy, attending a film premiere with bruises on her back.


Gwyneth Paltrow confided in her fiance Brad Pitt, who confronted the producer at an industry event.


Gwyneth Paltrow has received backlash from the scientific community and medical professionals for promoting unproven treatments based on pseudoscience through her company Goop.


Gwyneth Paltrow became engaged at age 24 to actor Brad Pitt, whom she dated from 1994 to 1997.


Gwyneth Paltrow later said that, as this was her first high-profile relationship with another celebrity, it taught her the need for public discretion about her love life.


Gwyneth Paltrow began dating actor Ben Affleck in October 1997 after meeting at a Miramax dinner and they worked together on Shakespeare in Love.


Gwyneth Paltrow was pregnant with their child at the time of their wedding.


Gwyneth Paltrow and Martin have two children together: a daughter, Apple, born in 2004, and a son, Moses, born in 2006.


Gwyneth Paltrow suffered from postpartum depression after the birth of her younger child in 2006.


In 2014, Gwyneth Paltrow began dating producer Brad Falchuk, whom she met on the set of Glee in 2010.


In January 2019, retired optometrist Terry Sanderson sued Gwyneth Paltrow, claiming that three years earlier she collided with him on a ski slope at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah, causing him permanent traumatic brain injury.


Gwyneth Paltrow sought nominal damages of one dollar, as well as repayment of her legal fees.


The jury found that Gwyneth Paltrow was not at fault, Sanderson was at fault, and awarded Gwyneth Paltrow $1 in damages.