Olga Konstantinovna Kurylenko is a popular actress and model. She was born in Ukraine, but was able to conquer Hollywood. She shone with Ben Affleck in the movie "To a Miracle". Was Daniel Craig's girlfriend in Quantum of Solace. She starred with Tom Cruise, Rowan Atkinson, Antonio Banderas, Pierce Brosnan. Olga Kurylenko has managed to achieve success.
November 14, 1979 - the date of birth of Olga Kurylenko. A future star was born in Berdyansk. Almost immediately after the birth of their daughter, the parents decided to divorce. The father simply left the family.
Olga was raised by her mother. A woman worked as an art teacher. There was hardly enough money for life. Only private lessons saved the family. To feed herself and her daughter, she decided to go to work. Grandfather and grandmother began to raise Olga.
Childhood was difficult. There was not enough money for food, and there was no talk of entertainment. But Olga wanted to get a good education. She studied at school, at the same time attended a music club and a dance studio. But at the same time, the future actress never dreamed of a career as a pianist or ballerina. I didn’t think about cinema either. Olga wanted to become a doctor.
At the age of 13, Olga left for Moscow, where her mother worked. It was in the capital that the girl was noticed by modeling agencies. Olga was offered a casting. But then they found out that she was only 13 years old and withdrew their offers. But our heroine became interested in the modeling business. She began to attend appropriate courses. A few years later, Olga signed her first contract.
Already at the age of 16, the girl visited Paris. She did not know French, but this did not prevent her from achieving her first successes. It was hard to get used to life behind the scenes. But Olga did it.
A few months later, her photographs were already on the covers of fashion magazines, on billboards and on tabloids. Olga starred in commercials, was the face of cosmetic brands.
Every year the number of offers from modeling agencies grew. But Olga understood that the career of models is fleeting. She began to attend acting courses. Then she entered the theater school, which is located in the capital of France.
The debut took place in 2011. Olga got a minor role in the movie "Largo". Therefore, there were several more passing roles. For the first time she played the leading character in the film "The Finger of Love". However, the erotic project did not bring much success to the aspiring actress.
The girl got more significant roles in such projects as "Paris, I love you", "Amulet", "Serpent". After the films were released, Olga began to receive invitations from directors more often.
Successful film career
Together with Timothy Oliphant, Olga played in the film "Hitman". She appeared before the audience in the form of Nika Voronina. Then there were roles in the serial project "Dangerous Secrets" and in the motion picture "Max Payne".
Success came in 2007. Olga Kurylenko played along with Daniel Craig in the movie "Quantum of Solace". She appeared before the audience in the form of a Bond girl. From that moment on, the actress began to regularly receive invitations from eminent Hollywood directors.
The film "Centurion" became successful for the girl. Olga got the role of an antihero. On the same site she played with Michael Fassbender. According to critics, Etaina's image has become unique. The acting was appreciated not only by the fans of the actress, but also by ordinary viewers.
In the filmography of Olga Kurylenko, it is worth highlighting such films as "Oblivion", "The Man of November", "Agent Johnny English 3.0", "Fifteen Minutes of War", "Translators". At the present stage, the actress is working on the creation of such projects as "Deep Empires", "Bay of Silence", "Duel".
Outside the set
How are things in Olga Kurylenko's personal life? She first got married in 1999. Cedric Van Mole became her chosen one. The man worked as a photographer. The relationship lasted 4 years.
The second husband is Demian Gabriel. The man has nothing to do with cinema. He is an entrepreneur. The relationship lasted only six months after the wedding.
In 2015, it became known about the affair with Max Benitz. Olga lived with the actor in a civil marriage. In a relationship, a son was born - Alexander Max Horatio. But the romance did not last long. At the present stage, Olga lives in a civil marriage with actor Ben Kur.
- The actress dreams of opening a hospital with the latest medical equipment. To do this, she needs to save up one billion dollars. Olga plans that all services at the hospital will be provided absolutely free of charge.
- Olga helped buy the latest equipment for the Berdyansk hospital.
- Olga Kurylenko wants to become a screenwriter. She even signed up for courses. She will be attending screenwriting lessons in Los Angeles.
- Regular exercise helps to maintain your figure. Olga often works out in the fresh air. All the necessary exercises are usually performed in parks.
- Olga speaks fluent French, English and Spanish.