Olivia Munn is an American actress, television personality, comedian, model, and author. She started her professional career in TV journalism before becoming an actress. Munn made her debut her acting career in the independent film Scarecrow Gone Wild in 2004. She later marked into famous films like Iron Man 2, Unity, and Zoolander 2. She also portrayed the role of fictional superhe r o i ne Psylocke (Elizabeth Braddock) in Marvel’s superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse in 2016. She also reprised her role in the upcoming installment of the film.
Early Life and Education of Olivia Munn
Olivia Munn was born on July 3, 1980, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She is of mixed ethnic background; Chinese, English, Irish and German. She was born to her father Winton Barrett Munn and mother Kimberly Schmid.
When she was 2, her parents divorced and she was raised by her mother alone. Her mother moved to Tokyo for some time and Vietnam for a few years before moving into the US. Later, her mother migrated to Oklahoma and was raised by her mother and stepfather.
Munn completed her high school education at the Putnam North City High School in Oklahoma. Then, she enrolled at the University of Oklahoma. She graduated with a journalism and minored in Japanese dramatic arts from there.
Olivia Munn's Career
Journalism And Early Acting Career
After her graduation, Olivia Munn started working as an intern at the NBC affiliate in Tulsa. She also appeared in many local theater productions during that time.
Later, she moved to Los Angeles, she cast a small role in the independent horror film Scarecrow Gone Wild. She worked on the TV drama Beyond the Break to The N network in 2005.
In 2006, she moved on to the G4 network, and began hosting Attack of the Show! with Kevin Pereira in April. She replaced the former host Sarah Lane. The network showed the world of video games and the video game lifestyle. She spent four years hosting the show and left in December 2010.
From Iron Man 2 to X-Men: Apocalypse
In 2016, she landed her role in the Marsuperheror hero film, X-Men: Apocalypse. She portrayed the fictional superhe r o i ne Psylocke- a mutant with telepathic and psionic abilities.
In 2017, Munn lent her voice in the animated movie The Lego Ninjago Movie. In 2018, her three films are set on release, Ocean’s 8, The Predator, and X-Men: Dark Phoenix.
Olivia Munn's Net Worth And Charity
Olivia Munn’s net worth is $12 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. She has ama s sed a huge amount of net worth from her acting career. According to a source, she receives $1 million for each film.
She has a lavish lifestyle; she owes a lucrative house in Hollywood, California. She also has a Continental GT car manufactured by Bentley ($60K).
Munn has also been involved in various charitable and social movements. In 2011, she teamed up with Dosomething.org’s GreenYour School Challenge. She also helped PETA with a campaign that ultimately freed a sick elephant from a touring circus. Munn also posed for PETA’s campaign in April 2010.
|Year||Film||Box Office Collection|
|2010||Iron Man 2||$623.9 million|
|2012||The Baby Makers||$475,511|
|2016||The Zoolander II||$56.7 million|
|2016||X-Men: Apocalypse||$543.9 million|
Olivia Munn's Personal Life And Relationship
Olivia Munn is an unmarried woman. The actress is not dating anyone currently. In late 2017 and earlier this year, she was allegedly dating actor Chris Pratt after his separation from Anna Farris. But, she denied the rumors and said that she and Pratt are not dating.
But, previously, Munn dated a few men from Hollywood. From 2009-10, she dated Hollywood hunk, Chris Pine. After breaking up with him, she was in a relationship with Brad Richards from 2011-12.
In 2014, Munn started dating Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The pair dated almost three years and separated in 2017. In November 2017, she accused film director Brett Ratner of repeatedly sexually hara s sing her over a period of several years.
In the year 2007, Munn started dating American actor and musician Bryan Greenberg. The couple, nonetheless, could not last long and broke up in 2009.
Munn is currently living in Los Angeles, California, and New York City. She is a champion in taekwondo with a black belt. Munn is also quite popular on her social media like Instagram with 2.3 million followers, as of Jan 2019.
by sanjeet, 22 Oct, 2021