Milla Jovovich hails from Ukraine, was born in Kyiv, and worked her way up to the top of international showbiz. She is a Ukrainian actress with a fabulous career who never forgot about her roots.
Time has been hard in the Ukrainian scenario, as the nation is currently in between war with Russia. Since the beginning of the war, Jovovich has been sharing posts and links on her social media to help her home country. She recently released a video with photos from the war singing a Ukrainian version of Tina Turner’s ‘Proud Mary’.
She also wrote: “I wanted to make a post that would hopefully uplift the besieged people in my birthplace of Ukraine. To invigorate them, give them strength and hope. To tell them how proud we all are of their spirit and skills during this unspeakable invasion.”
An Incredible Life Journey of Milla
She started acting classes at the age of nine and developed a real passion for art. In parallel, she took part in castings to become a photo model. She was discovered very quickly and started an active career as a teenager. She has also been on the covers of various magazines, which tells us all about her aura. She posed for her first magazine cover at the age of 11. It was the Italian magazine, ‘Lei’. She later appeared on the cover of the American magazine ‘Mademoiselle,’ which turned into a controversy over her age being small. In fact, by the time she was 12, she had already filled 10 covers. The job brought in money – a lot of money even! By the time she was 13, her family was very rich.
She starred in the film ‘Two Moon Junction’ directed by “Zalman King”. The film was released in France in 1991, At that time, she was a 13-year-old child. Her life has always been full of controversies, starting from the age of 16 when the minor actress married her then-boyfriend.