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Net Worth:
$12 Million
Mar 28, 1981 (43 years old)
New York City
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Actor, Television Director, Screenwriter
United States of America
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Julia Stiles is an American actress who has a net worth of $12 million. Stiles began her acting career on stage when she was eleven years old and scored her first movie role in 1996's "I Love You, I Love You Not" alongside Claire Danes and Jude Law. She appeared in "The Devil's Own" (1997), "Wide Awake" (1998), and "Wicked" (1998) before landing the award-winning role of Kat Stratford in the 1999 teen comedy "10 Things I Hate About You." Julia has more than 50 acting credits to her name, including the films "Down to You" (2000), "Hamlet" (2000), "State and Main" (2000), "Save the Last Dance" (2001), and "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012).

Stiles played Nicolette "Nicky" Parsons in 2002's "The Bourne Identity" and its sequels, "The Bourne Supremacy" (2004), "The Bourne Ultimatum" (2007), and "Jason Bourne" (2016). Julia appeared as Lumen Pierce on Showtime's "Dexter" in 2010, and she began playing Georgina Clios on the Sky Atlantic/Sky Studios series "Riviera" in 2017.

Early Life

Julia Stiles was born Julia O'Hara Stiles on March 28, 1981, in New York City. Her mother, Judith Newcomb Stiles, was an artist, and her father, John O'Hara, taught elementary school. Julia has two siblings, Jane and John Junior, and she attended the Professional Children's School in New York. After graduating in 1999, Stiles enrolled at Columbia University, and she earned an English literature degree in 2005. At age 11, Julia began acting in productions at the La MaMa Theatre Company.


Julia made her television debut on the children's mystery series "Ghostwriter," appearing in six episodes from 1993 to 1994. She later guest-starred on "Promised Land" (1996) and "Chicago Hope" (1997) and appeared in the 1999 television film "The '60s." Her breakout role was Kat Stratford in 1999's "10 Things I Hate About You," which was an adaptation of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." Stiles would take on Shakespeare again in 2000's "Hamlet" and 2001's "O," an adaptation of "Othello." In 2001, she starred as Sara Johnson in "Save the Last Dance" (which grossed $131.7 million at the box office), hosted "Saturday Night Live," and graced the cover of "Rolling Stone" magazine. In 2002, Julia began starring in the massively successful Jason Bourne franchise, which has brought in $1.637 billion at the box office as of this writing. Around this time, she also appeared in the films "A Guy Thing" (2003), "Mona Lisa Smile" (2003), and "The Prince and Me" (2004).

In 2006, Stiles portrayed Katherine Thorn in the remake of "The Omen," which earned her a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice Movie Scream. In 2010, Julia joined the cast of "Dexter, appearing in 10 episodes and earning nominations from the Golden Globes and Primetime Emmys. In 2012, she appeared in the award-winning film "Silver Linings Playbook" and co-starred with David Cross in "It's a Disaster" and Kristen Wiig and Annette Bening in "Girl Most Likely." Stiles then guest-starred on "The Mindy Project" (2014) and appeared in the films "The Great Gilly Hopkins" (2015), "11:55" (2016), "Trouble" (2017), and "Hustlers" (2019). She also starred in the web series "Blue" (2012–2015), appeared in Cyndi Lauper's "Sally's Pigeons" music video (1993), and starred in a Broadway production of David Mamet's "Oleanna" (2009). Julia wrote and directed the 2007 short film "Raving" and the 2013 web series "Paloma."

Julia Stiles

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Personal Life

As a college student, Julia dated actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and she was in a relationship with "Stranger Things" star David Harbour from 2011 to 2015. She married camera assistant Preston J. Cook on September 3, 2017, and they welcomed son Strummer on October 20, 2017.

In 2010, the Columbia College Alumni Association honored Stiles with a John Jay Award, which is given to alumni with "distinguished professional achievement." Julia helped build housing in Costa Rica with Habitat for Humanity, and after getting involved with Amnesty International, she visited children in immigration detention centers. Stiles used to be a vegan, but she started adding meat back into her diet because she developed anemia and had a hard time finding proper nutrition when she traveled.

Julia is a feminist and a fan of the New York Mets baseball team and New York Red Bulls soccer team. On May 29, 2006, she threw the ceremonial first pitch before a game between the Mets and the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Awards and Nominations

For "10 Things I Hate About You," Stiles won a Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actress and an MTV Movie Award for Breakthrough Female Performance. She also won an MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss for "Save the Last Dance" (shared with Sean Patrick Thomas), and the film also earned her two Teen Choice Awards, Film – Choice Actress and Film – Choice Fight Scene (shared with Bianca Lawson). Julia received Teen Choice Award nominations for "10 Things I Hate About You," "Down to You," "Mona Lisa Smile," "The Prince & Me," and "The Omen" as well.

Her performance on "Dexter" earned her an Online Film & Television Association Award for Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series and nominations from the Primetime Emmys, Golden Globes, and Monte-Carlo TV Festival. Stiles was named Best Actress for "Wicked" at the 1998 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, and she won International Academy of Web Television Awards for Best Female Performance in a Drama for "Blue" in 2013 and 2014. The cast of "State and Main" won ensemble awards from the Florida Film Critics Circle Awards, National Board of Review, and Online Film Critics Society Awards, and the "Silver Linings Playbook" cast received a Gold Derby Award and a Capri Ensemble Cast Award.

Real Estate

In June 2004, Julia paid $1.995 million for 3-bedroom apartment in New York City. She sold this apartment in 2014 for $2.7 million. She had been seeking $3.5 million.

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