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Sandra Bullock - Biography

Sandra Bullock is mom to two adopted children.

Sandra Bullock attends the UK Special Screening of "The Lost City" at Cineworld Leicester Square on March 31, 2022 in London, England
Updated: 12 July 2023
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Sandra Bullock is one of America's  most beloved and acclaimed actresses. She has won One Oscar, for The Blind Side, and was also nominated for Gravity, as well as five Golden Glove nominations for which she won one. The actress is mom to two adopted children. 

Who is Sandra Bullock?

Sandra Annette Bullock was born on July 26, 1964, in a Virginia suburb of Washington DC. Her mother was an opera singer, her father a voice coach, and it wasn't long before the youngster established her own showbiz credential by singing in the children's choruses of her parents' productions. 

She was also something of a tomboy, and was determined to beat the boys on her street at their own games. Indeed the hoydenish characters she has played in films like Miss Congeniality and Forces Of Nature contain more than a little of her real-life persona. "I was a tomboy by necessity," says the actress. "There were so many boys in our neighbourhood and I didn't want to be left out of the games, so I took up every sport I could. I was a deadly skateboarder!"

Wht films has Sandra Bullock been in?

Since breaking into the big time with the 1994 Keanu Reeves vehicle Speed, she has gone on to make her mark as a producer, with movies like Two Weeks Notice and Hope Floats. In the former film, her on-screen chemistry with Hugh Grant sparked rumours of a real-life romance. 

Ever the professional, Sandra studiously avoided denying the tabloid reports, which generated more publicity for the project than any ad campaign could hope for. "Hugh is better at it than I am," she later admitted. "And I liked watching him do it."

She is also known for her work in Miss Congeniality (2000), The Proposal (2009),  Ocean's 8 (2018), The Lost City (2022), and Bird Box (2018). 

In 2010 she starred as Leigh Anne Tuohy in the biographical drama The Blind Side, and won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She was also nominated for the same award for playing an astronaut stranded in space in the science fiction thriller Gravity (2013), which is her highest-grossing live-action film.

 How old is Sandra Bullock and how much is she worth?

Sandra Bullock is 59 and is reportedly worth a cool $250 million according to

Who is Sandra Bullock dating?

In the past there has been relentless interest in her romantic life, with her name linked to those of several Hollywood hunks. When she filmed Speed 2, it was co-star Jason Patric. Then came A Time To Kill and reports of a romance with Matthew McConaughey, followed by another with Hugh Grant. However, it’s her relationship with biker Jesse James, who she met on his Monster Garage TV show in December 2003, that ended up grabbing the most column inches. 

The pair married in July 2005 and lived together with Jesse's three children from previous relationships. However, in the wake of Sandra’s joy at scooping an Oscar in February 2010 came turmoil in her personal life. It emerged that Jesse had allegedly engaged in a string of extramarital affairs including stripper Michelle “Bombshell” McGee. 

They divorced in 2010 and since mid-2015, the actress has been in a relationship with photographer Bryan Randal.

How many children does Sandra Bullock have? 

As covered in the pages of HELLO! magazine, during her ongoing split from Jesse the actress had been in hiding to prevent the unearthing of a secret – that she had adopted a baby boy, Louis, from New Orleans. 

“I will be adopting as a single parent,” she told HELLO!

“Anything else will be taken day by day. I have a different relationship with Jesse now. A bittersweet one. One of new understanding. One of forgiveness. One of support for his recovery. One that changed my life. I don't really know how our paths will intersect in the future, but the father I have known Jesse to be with all the kids is one that I hope Louis can experience one day, no matter how Jesse and I go on with our lives.”

In 2015 she revealed she had adopted a second child, a three-year-old girl named Layla.

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