The second part of Avatar smashed all records. The film made more than 2 billion at the box office, which had only happened to 5 movies before. Zoe Saldana starred four of the most successful films of all time. Experts guess the success of Avatar: The Way of Water was made possible by Zoe Saldana’s involvement. Let’s find out more about one of the highest grossing actresses of our time.
How Zoe Saldana smashed box office record
After James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water hit the $2 billion mark in global grosses Zoe Saldana has been making headlines in the tabloids. The actress embodied the role of Princess Neytiri, which brought her fame and popularity 13 years ago, when the first Avatar came out.
Initially the creators doubted whether it was worth releasing a sequel, especially after such a long time. But 2 billion box office in the world showed that the audience missed the planet Pandora and its inhabitants.
Today Avatar: The Way of Water is one of the six most spectacular and high grossing films of all time. The mark of 2 billion also overcame the first Avatar, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Titanic.
Zoe Saldana got into the Guinness Book of Records, starring in 4 of 6 the most expensive films but Titanic and Star Wars. In addition to her role as Princess Neytiri in Avatar, she embodied the role of Gamora in the Marvel Universe. Both roles brought Zoe world fame, popularity and helped her get into the Guinness Book of Records.
Zoe Saldana life and carrier
Saldana first appeared on big screens in the 2000s. The role of the pirate Anna Maria in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl brought her recognition. Then she starred in Steven Spielberg’s Terminal and finally came to fame with James Cameron’s Avatar in 2009. Her talent was obvious even under the 3D-model of her character Neytiri.
In 2013, Zoe Saldana confirmed that she would play Gamora in Guardians of the Galaxy. The same year she began dating the Italian artist Marco Perego, whom she secretly married a few months later.
Contrary to tradition her husband took her surname, and she took his surname. As a result her complete name sounds like Zoe Yadira Saldana-Perego. The couple has three children. The twins were born in 2014 and the youngest son in 2017. But the gossip about pregnancy of Kourtney Kardashian was not confirmed.
During the first pregnancy Zoe Saldana gained 30 kg of excess weight, but managed to get in shape a year after giving birth. On her Instagram the actress boasted that she managed to fit into the Gamora costume that she wore in the first Guardians of the Galaxy.
What is the actress doing now?
44-year-old Zoe Saldana is currently playing in the Paramount+ series Lioness as a CIA agent. Shooting takes place in Mallorca, Spain, where the actress was captured in a soldier’s uniform with tactical weapons. By the way, Cristiano Ronaldo’s wife is from Spain.
On her Instagram she posted pictures with her family. She shared photos with her husband and their three children from home or vacation.
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But more often Zoe Saldana posted promo pictures of her new films. She is proud of her job and truly loves it. And we love Zoe Saldana for her positive attitude and big talent!