101 Facts About Nicole Kidman

1. Nicole Kidman is a pianist and did her own piano-playing in Cold Mountain.

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2. Nicole Kidman met her current husband Keith Urban in 2005, and it turned into a whirlwind romance.

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3. Nicole Kidman says the animal that speaks to her most is an otter.

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4. Nicole Kidman inherited her mother's affinity for antique clothing picked up from the flea market.

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5. Nicole Kidman was born in Hawaii, and her Hawaiian name is Hokulani—a name she shares with a baby elephant born at the Honolulu Zoo around the same time that she herself was born.

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6. Nicole Kidman admits it was a very difficult time for her, and she had to move in with long-time friend and fellow Aussie Naomi Watts, who helped her get back on her feet.

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7. At the tender age of three, Nicole Kidman's parents enrolled her in ballet.

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8. Nicole Kidman is extraordinarily talented, down to earth, and just downright gorgeous inside and out.

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9. In 2006, Nicole Kidman was made a Companion in the Order of Australia, and was the highest-paid actress in the motion picture industry in that year.

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10. Nicole Kidman is in the 50th-anniversary edition of the Guinness Book Of Records as the highest-paid actress in a commercial.

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11. Nicole Kidman received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on January 13, 2003.

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12. Nicole Kidman is the first Australian actress to win the Best Actress Academy Award.

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13. Nicole Kidman has an estimated net worth of $130 million.

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14. In 2015, Nicole Kidman played a lead role in the thriller Secret in Their Eyes, directed by Billy Ray and co-starring Julia Roberts and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

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15. In 2014, Nicole Kidman starred in the biopic, Grace of Monaco and appeared in the family film Paddington as a villain.

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16. In 2010, Nicole Kidman portrayed a grieving mother in Rabbit Hole, a film adaptation of David Lindsay-Abaire's acclaimed play.

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17. In 1998, Nicole Kidman made her stage debut in London, playing five different roles in Sir David Hare's The Blue Room, a well-received series of vignettes based on Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde.

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18. In 1988, Nicole Kidman appeared in film Emerald City, based on the play of the same name.

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19. Nicole Kidman appeared as a schoolgirl-turned-protester in the miniseries Vietnam for which she won her first Australian Film Institute Award.

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20. Nicole Kidman is around 5'11" while Urban stands at around 5'10" creating a one-inch height difference between them—and that's when Kidman isn't wearing heels.

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21. In 2016, Nicole Kidman delivered a moving performance as an Australian woman who adopts a lost Indian boy in Lion, earning Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for her performance.

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22. In 2015, Nicole Kidman appeared in a number of film projects.

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23. Nicole Kidman played journalist Martha Gellhorn, the third wife of Ernest Hemingway.

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24. In 2012, Nicole Kidman raised eyebrows for her unusual scenes in The Paperboy with Zac Efron and John Cusack.

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25. Nicole Kidman has continued to tackle an interesting mix of film projects.

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26. Nicole Kidman met one of her best friends, actress Naomi Watts, around this time.

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27. Nicole Kidman was born on June 20, 1967, in Honolulu, Hawaii, but grew up in Sydney, Australia, where director Jane Campion encouraged her to pursue acting.

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28. Nicole Kidman teamed with Firth again in the thriller Before I Go to Sleep, about a woman dealing with memory loss induced by a trauma.

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29. In 2007 Nicole Kidman starred as the coolly menacing Mrs Coulter in The Golden Compass, an adaptation of Philip Pullman's controversial fantasy novel.

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30. In 1998 Nicole Kidman made her stage debut in London, playing five different roles in Sir David Hare's The Blue Room, a well-received series of vignettes based on Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde.

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31. Nicole Kidman was accompanied by her niece Lucia Hawley while promoting the film, which tracks the story of LAPD detective Erin Bell, who as a young cop was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert.

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32. Nicole Kidman shares two daughters with husband and musician Kieth Urban, Sunday Rose, 10, and Faith Margaret, 8.

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33. Nicole Kidman is Catholic and even considered becoming a nun at one point.

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34. Nicole Kidman starred in two 2018 dramas, the crime thriller Destroyer and the coming-of-age drama Boy Erased.

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35. Nicole Kidman co-starred in the Jason Bateman-directed The Family Fang, produced by Kidman's production company, Blossom Films, which premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

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36. Nicole Kidman starred in two films with Colin Firth, the first, the British-Australian historical drama, The Railway Man in which Kidman played officer's wife Patti Lomax received positive critical reviews.

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37. Nicole Kidman co-starred in Park Chan-wook's Stoker to positive critical response and a Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

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38. In 1995, Nicole Kidman appeared in her highest-grossing live-action film, playing Dr Chase Meridian, the damsel in distress, in the superhero film Batman Forever, opposite Val Kilmer as the film's title character.

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39. Nicole Kidman has a younger sister, Antonia Nicole Kidman, a journalist and TV presenter.

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40. In the interim, Nicole Kidman has never once left our consciousness.

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41. Nicole Kidman will star as Grace Sachs, an Upper East Side therapist who is weeks away from.

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42. Nicole Kidman is re-teaming with Big Little Lies writer David E Kelley for a miniseries called The Undoing, to be directed by.

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43. Hugh Grant and Nicole Kidman will star in a new high-profile television series written by David E Kelley.

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44. Nicole Kidman has a lot of love for husband Keith Urban and wants us to know it.

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45. Hugh Grant and Nicole Kidman will star as husband and wife in new HBO series 'The Undoing'.

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46. Nicole Kidman says her marriage to Tom Cruise was "protection" against.

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47. Nicole Kidman says she 'loved the idea of being a nun' before becoming an actress.

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48. Nicole Kidman was once 'drawn' to the idea of becoming a nun.

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49. Nicole Kidman opened up about faith and her belief in God in a new interview with Allure magazine where the actress revealed that she has a spiritual side.

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50. Nicole Kidman says she 'absolutely' believes in God, 'loved the idea of becoming a nun'.

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51. Nicole Kidman has revealed she has a level of 'tolerance' after her children chose to be scientologists like their dad Tom Cruise.

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52. Nicole Kidman makes rare reference to Scientologist kids she adopted with Tom Cruise.

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53. Nicole Kidman speaks about adopted kids' Scientology beliefs in rare interview.

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54. Nicole Kidman opens up about kids with ex Tom Cruise amid rift claims.

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55. Nicole Kidman is opening up about her relationship with Isabella and Connor Cruise.

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56. Nicole Kidman opened up about Isabella and Connor Cruise, her two adopted children with Tom Cruise, in a new interview.

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57. Nicole Kidman is one of Hollywood's most private celebrities, especially when it comes to talking about her past relationship with Tom Cruise and their kids, Isabella, 25, and Connor, 23.

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58. Nicole Kidman rarely talks about her adopted children with Tom Cruise, but in a new interview has spoken candidly about their decision to become Scientologists.

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59. Nicole Kidman explains how she felt about her children becoming Scientologists.

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60. Nicole Kidman has previously been tight-lipped about her relationship with her adopted kids with ex-husband Tom Cruise, but she opened up in a recent interview with Australia's Who Magazine about her estranged children.

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61. Nicole Kidman has spoken out about her children's Scientology beliefs, saying, "They are able to make their own decisions.

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62. Nicole Kidman left Scientology in the '90s before her marriage to Tom Cruise ended, but she sounds just fine with their children being members of the church.

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63. Nicole Kidman has opened up about her two children with ex-husband Tom Cruise.

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64. Nicole Kidman opens up about her children with Tom Cruise and their commitment to Scientology.

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65. Nicole Kidman opens up about adopted kids with Tom Cruise after rift claims: 'It's my job to love them'.

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66. Nicole Kidman has given a rare interview about her eldest children from her first marriage to Tom Cruise.

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67. Nicole Kidman is opening up about her relationship with her adopted kids with ex-husband Tom Cruise.

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68. Nicole Kidman opens up about loving her adopted children with ex-husband Tom Cruise despite them not talking to her.

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69. Nicole Kidman talks about celebrating Christmas in Australia and more ahead of her two big movies this holiday season.

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70. Nicole Kidman is notoriously private when it comes to her two children with Tom Cruise, but now the actress finally opened up about her relationship with Bella and Connor Cruise.

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71. Nicole Kidman is finally opening up about her very private relationship with her adopted kids.

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72. Nicole Kidman opens up about her adult kids with ex Tom Cruise.

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73. Nicole Kidman has made a rare public statement concerning her adopted children with her ex-husband Tom Cruise.

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74. Nicole Kidman breaks silence on her Scientologist children with Tom Cruise: 'It's my job to love them'.

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75. In a rare turn of events, Nicole Kidman recently opened up publicly about her relationship with her two adopted adult children with ex-husband Tom Cruise.

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76. Nicole Kidman says she still loves her children with ex-husband Tom Cruise "unconditionally" despite their choice to be Scientologists like their father.

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77. Nicole Kidman opens up about adopted kids with ex Tom Cruise: 'I'm very private about that'.

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78. In a rare move, Nicole Kidman is opening up about her relationship with her two older kids who practice Scientology.

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79. Nicole Kidman finally speaks about adopted kids with Tom Cruise.

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80. Nicole Kidman received recognition from the National Association of Theatre Owners at the ShoWest Convention in 1992 as the Female Star of Tomorrow, and in 2002 for a Distinguished Decade of Achievement in Film.

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81. In 2003, Nicole Kidman received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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82. On 5 April 2002, Nicole Kidman released, through Interscope, her third single, a cover of Randy Crawford's "One Day I'll Fly Away".

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83. Nicole Kidman supports the Nashville Predators, being seen and photographed almost nightly throughout the season.

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84. In 2015, Nicole Kidman became the brand ambassador for Etihad Airways.

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85. In the beginning of 2009, Nicole Kidman appeared in a series of postage stamps featuring Australian actors.

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86. Nicole Kidman visited Kosovo in 2006 to learn about women's experiences of conflict and UNIFEM's support efforts.

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87. In this capacity, Nicole Kidman has addressed international audiences at UN events, raised awareness through the media and testified before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs to support the International Violence against Women Act.

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88. Nicole Kidman was appointed goodwill ambassador of the United Nations Development Fund for Women in 2006.

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89. In the 2006 Australia Day Honours, Nicole Kidman was appointed Companion of Order of Australia for "service to the performing arts as an acclaimed motion picture performer, to health care through contributions to improve medical treatment for women and children and advocacy for cancer research, to youth as a principal supporter of young performing artists, and to humanitarian causes in Australia and internationally".

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90. Nicole Kidman joined the Little Tee Campaign for breast cancer care to design T-shirts or vests to raise money to fight the disease; motivated by her mother's own battle with breast cancer in 1984.

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91. Nicole Kidman has raised money for, and drawn attention to, disadvantaged children around the world.

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92. In 2014, Nicole Kidman said she had been practising Transcendental Meditation since her early twenties.

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93. In an interview in 2015, Nicole Kidman said, "We didn't really know each other—we got to know each other during our marriage.

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94. Prior to marrying Cruise, Nicole Kidman had been involved in relationships with Australian actor Marcus Graham and Windrider co-star Tom Burlinson.

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95. In a 2007 interview with Marie Claire, Nicole Kidman noted the incorrect reporting of the ectopic pregnancy early in her marriage.

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96. Nicole Kidman met Cruise in November 1989, while filming Days of Thunder, they were married on Christmas Eve 1990 in Telluride, Colorado.

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97. Nicole Kidman has been married twice: previously to actor Tom Cruise, and now to country singer Keith Urban.

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98. Nicole Kidman has filmed a second season of Big Little Lies and will star in another HBO miniseries, The Undoing, based on the novel You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz.

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99. Nicole Kidman had three films releases in 2018—the crime thriller Destroyer and the coming-of-age drama Boy Erased.

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100. Nicole Kidman garnered critical acclaim for her performance, with Matthew Jacobs of The Huffington Post stating that she "delivered a career-defining performance".

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101. In 2017, Nicole Kidman returned to television for Big Little Lies, a drama series based on Liane Moriarty's novel, which premiered on HBO.

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