From cashier to top: Zoe Saldana made history

Zoe Saldana made history by becoming the first actress to earn more than two billion dollars at the box office in her four films.

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‘Avatar: The Way of the Water’for profit critical threshold James Cameron became the only director to sign three of the 10 blockbuster films.

However, although in a different category, Cameron ‘successful at the box office’ actress Zoe Saldana.

In the Avatar seriesNeytiri’ Zoe Saldana, who portrays the character, came to the top by starring in four of the most watched movies in history.

The 44-year-old actress is out of the Avatar franchise. Marvel Universein ‘Gamora‘ managed to enter the top ten with his role.

Saldana is the most watched movie of all time with 2 billion 799 million dollars. ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and ranked fifth with 2 billion 52 million dollars. ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ acted in movies.

The road to the summit

Zoe Yadira Zaldana Nazario, who was born on June 19, 1978 in New Jersey, USA, her mother is from Puerto Rico and her father is from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York, Zoe lost her father in a car accident when she was 9 years old. He then moved to the Dominican Republic, taking his mother, Zoe, and his sister. Zoe, who studied ballet here, took part in theater programs in high school when they returned to the USA and went to acting class. Also in the mid-1990s Burger KingHe worked as a cashier.

Appearing in small roles on television while she was studying acting, Zoe later ‘Anamaria’ with character ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl’ starred in the movie. Known for this role, the actress made her debut and made her world-famous roles in Star Trek. ‘Uhura’ and in Avatar ‘Neytiri’ it happened.

Zoe, later ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 1-2’ He also acted in films. It was directed and written by Cynthia Mort in 2016. ‘Nina’ She played the legendary jazz artist Nina Simone in the movie. Directed and starring Ben Affleck the same year ‘Live by Night’ starred in the movie.

Zoe has been married to producer Marco Perego Saldana since 2013, the couple have two children.

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