Sandra Bullock Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriends, Family, Biography, Facts & More
Bio/Wiki Full NameSandra Annette Bullock NicknamesSandy, America’s Sweetheart, The Girl Next Door ProfessionsActress, Film Producer, Philanthropist Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 171 cm in meters- 1.71 m in feet inches- 5’ 7” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 54 kg in pounds- 119 lbs Figure Measurements (approx.)34-24-34 Eye ColorDark Brown Hair ColorDark Brown Personal Life Date of BirthJuly 26, 1964 Age (as in 2017) 53 Years BirthplaceArlington, Virginia, U.S. Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo Signature
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sandra Bullock
Does Sandra Bullock smoke?: Yes
Does Sandra Bullock drink alcohol?: Yes
At the age of 5, Bullock started studying music and dance while she traveled throughout Europe, and made her first stage appearance at this small age in a small role for an opera in Nuremburg, Germany.
Sandra Bullock can speak German very fluently.
When she was 12, her parents returned to Washington where she attended the Washington-Lee High School. Bullock became very popular at school and was in cheer-leading team and participated in theater productions.
Until the age of 18, Bullock held American-German dual citizenship. When her family settled in the USA, she then held only American citizenship until 2009, later she reapplied for German citizenship.
As a child, Bullock played a beggar in one of her mother’s operas, and almost upstaged the lead. “What they did was throw up these chocolates…like a bravo, and I hit the ground crawling” she told ‘Vogue’.
During her struggling acting days in the late 80s, in New York, Bullock worked as a bartender, cocktail waitress, and coat checker.
Bullock got the fame for the first time for her role in the 1994 hit ‘Speed’. “Everyone told me not to do ‘Speed’,” she told ‘The Virginian-Pilot’ (a daily newspaper based in Norfolk, Virginia). “I mean, it looked like I’d be just ‘the girl,’ but I’ve learned to do things by instinct.”
After 1994, She had a string of a hit movies: While You Were Sleeping (1995), The Net (1995), A Time to Kill (1996), Two If By Sea (1996) and Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997).
Demi Moore was supposed to pair opposite Peter Gallagher in the 1995’s blockbuster movie “While You Were Sleeping,” but Bullock fortunately got the role.
Bullock starred alongside Matthew McConaughey in ‘A Time to Kill’, and they began dating each other. Later, she moved to Austin, Texas to be close to Matthew where she opened a Cajun-inspired (Louisiana cuisines) restaurant.
In 1998, Bullock formed her own production company Fortis Films, for which her younger sister Gesine helped run. She signed a production deal with ‘Warner Bros’ and made some successful movies like ‘Hope Floats’, ‘Two Weeks Notice’, ‘Miss Congeniality’ and others.
Bullock was considered for the lead role in ‘Runaway Bride’ (1999) but it went to Julia Roberts instead.
On December 20, 2000, Bullock and another passenger survived the crash of a chartered business jet during night landing at Jackson Hole Airport. The pilots were unable to activate the runway lights due to having out-of-date approach plates, but carried on with the landing.
In the beginning of 2002, a man named Thomas James Weldon stalked Bullock across several states. In 2003, Bullock obtained a restraining order against him, which was renewed in 2006. As the restraining order expired, Weldon was released from a mental institution, he again traveled across several states to find Bullock; she then obtained another restraining order.
Bullock met stand-up comedian George Lopez at one of his gigs and saw a great calibre in him. She gave him his own show and became the executive producer of the Latino sitcom, ‘George Lopez’, which ran for six successful seasons on ABC.
In November 2006, Bullock laid foundation of a restaurant, ‘Bess Bistro’ in Austin, Texas, which was closed in 2015.
While starring in ‘Murder by Numbers’, Bullock quietly began dating co-star Ryan Gosling, who is 16 years younger than Bullock. The two dated for more than a year, but kept their relationship very private.
While filming ‘Murder By Numbers’, Bullock brought a Chinese acupuncturist and herbalist to help the cast and crew cope with stress.
While visiting the set of vehicle-makeover show ‘Monster Garage’ with her godson in 2003, Bullock met tattooed motorcycle tycoon Jesse James.
Bullock settled down with Jesse James in 2005 and became a stepmother to his three children.
In 2009, Bullock starred in ‘The Blind Side’, which broke box office records. For this movie, she was awarded Academy Award for Best Actress. She became the first female actress to lead a film into the $200 million mark. “I’ve never had this many opportunities in my lifetime,” she told ‘Entertainment Weekly’ magazine.
Ironically, in the same year in 2009, she received two ‘Razzies’ for her performance in ‘All About Steve’. Bullock is the only actress ever to have been named both “Best” and “Worst” in the same year.
By 2009, Bullock’s films had grossed over $3.1 billion worldwide. As per ‘The Numbers’ (a website that tracks box office revenue), her total domestic gross stands at $1.7 billion, placing her among the top 100 stars at the Box Office.
In 2010, Bullock was selected by ‘People Magazine’ as its “Woman of the Year.”
In March 2010, a scandal arose in public when several women claimed to have had affairs with Jesse James during his marriage to Bullock in 2005.
Later, James publicly apologized to Bullock, however, reportedly, on April 28, 2010, Bullock had filed for divorce.
Bullock was ranked #12 on People’s Most Beautiful 2011 list.
Bullock and actor George Clooney are good friends. They also did a movie called “Gravity” in 2013.
Once a 39-year-old trespasser, Joshua Corbett reached her L.A. house, who seemed like a crazy fan, but he didn’t trouble anyone and was later detained by the police.
In 2014, she was ranked #2 among the most powerful actress by Forbes.
Bullock was also named the “Most Beautiful Woman” by People Magazine in 2015.
Bullock has been a strenuous supporter of the ‘American Red Cross’ (humanitarian organization), having donated $1 million to the organization at least five times.