Drew Barrymore

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© David Shankbone


Drew Blyth Barrymore was born on February 22, 1975. Barrymore is a descendant of a family with five generations of acting dynasty. She is renowned world over as an actress, director, producer, screenwriter and model. She achieved stardom as a child actress after her role in E.T. the Extraterrestrial. Barrymore made a wonderful transition from a child star to an adult actress with great range of successful films. In 2010, she was awarded with the Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award. She is, currently, one of the world’s highest paid actresses and commands about 15 million for her role in movies. She is also an ‘Ambassador Against Hunger’ for the UN’s World Food Programme. Barrymore was adjudged No. 1 in People’s annual list of 100 most beautiful people, in 2007. Barrymore was involved in many unsuccessful engagements and dated several known personalities. She married Jeremy Thomas, a British bar owner, on March 20, 1994 but, they separated after two months. She then married Tom Green, a Canadian comedian in July 2001. Their marriage ended with a divorce on October 15, 2002. On June 2, 2012, she got married to art consultant Will Kopelman and on September 26, 2012 Barrymore gave birth to their daughter named Olive Barrymore Kopelman. Barymore endorses several reputed fashion brands. She is known for wearing for the perfume Petite Chérie by Annick Goutal.