CAMERON Diaz was a leading Hollywood starlet for years.
The 49-year-old has stayed out of the spotlight since marrying rocker Benji Madden, 43, but is now on track to make a comeback alongside Jamie Foxx.
Why Did Cameron Diaz Quit Acting?
Cameron Diaz was making cash every year starring in hits like “There’s Something About Mary.”
So, why did Cameron go from Hollywood’s “eternal bachelorette” to a devoted wife and mother?
A source told RadarOnline the former actress has turned down “dozens” of roles in recent years.
The insider told the site, “It’s no exaggeration to say that if she had been working rather than resting and planning her home future, she could have banked up to $100 million or more.”
Once one of the highest-paid actresses, the insider revealed that turning down the roles “is a price worth paying.”
In January 2020, Diaz celebrated the birth of her first child, cementing her dramatic transformation from tireless movie star to doting “off-the-radar” wife and mother.
Cameron has spent years in seclusion after ending her glittering film career to devote time to herself and her rock star husband, Benji Madden.
“I have devoted more than half my life to the public. I think it’s okay if I take time for myself now,” Cameron told InStyle.
She told friend Gwyneth Paltrow in 2020 that she has been “at peace” since she left her lucrative Hollywood career.
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Is Cameron Coming Out Of Retirement?
Jamie Foxx took to Twitter on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 announce the return of Cameron Diaz to the film.
“Cameron, I hope you’re not upset that I recorded this, but there’s no going back now. Had to call the GOAT to bring back another GOAT.
The Project Power actor shared a hilarious audio clip of him and ‘non-retirement’ king Tom Brady trying to calm Cameron’s nerves.
She will appear alongside Jamie in Netflix’s new action comedy film Back in Action.
Cameron confirmed the news on Instagram, writing: “Jamie Foxx only you could get me back in action!!! I can’t wait, it’s going to be a great time!”
Who is she married to and how many children do they have?
Cameron’s transformation from party movie star to married mom began in 2014 when she met Madden and starred in her recent films.
She chatted up the heavily tattooed Good Charlotte guitarist at a dinner party at her home when he attended as a plus one from his brother Joel and sister-in-law Nicole Richie.
The couple had actually met briefly a decade earlier when they both attended a charity basketball game when Cameron was dating Justin Timberlake.
This time, Cameron and Madden were engaged within months.
And in January 2015, they tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at the actress’ mansion in Beverly Hills, California.
The couple welcomed their first child, daughter Raddix Madden, via surrogate on December 30, 2019.
Cameron spoke about motherhood while appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, describing it as “heaven.”
What are some of your biggest films?
Diaz has appeared in The Mask (1994), My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997), There’s Something About Mary (1998), Charlie’s Angels (2000), The Holiday (2006) and Bad Teacher (2011).
She also voiced the role of Princess Fiona in Shrek (2001).
But although she hasn’t appeared on the big screen since her role in the musical Annie in 2014, the source claimed Cameron could make a comeback.
The insider claimed, “There’s a growing feeling that she’ll be back in film once she’s had around six months to bond with the baby.
“At the end of the day, she’s just too talented and in demand to stay retired forever.”
Is she friends with Gwyneth Paltrow?
Cameron and Gwyneth Paltrow have been friends for years.
The actress credited Gwyneth with why she became a mom on Paltrow’s In goop Health podcast.
“As a mom at the age I’m at, I don’t think I could have been that parent at 25,” Cameron said.
“I wouldn’t have become a mother without you.”
“You used to talk, I would say, ‘I don’t have any children.’ And you say: ‘You have children, you are going to get married, you have children’.”
During the revealing interview, Cameron also told her pal that since she left the Hollywood industry, she’s “found a peace in my soul because I’ve finally taken care of myself.”
What is her net worth?
Cameron became one of the highest paid Hollywood actresses of all time.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, she’s worth a whopping $140 million.
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