Hail the queen of sci-fi films! Actress Zoe Saldana garnered massive fandom in the last two decades by landing some of the highest-grossing billion-dollar movies. The American actress gradually became a rare gem in Hollywood with her powerful performances. Today’s Gen-Z generation recognizes this face of talent through her legendary roles, including the leader of the Omaticaya clan, Neytiri, in Avatar.
Not to mention her fierce intergalactic assassin named Gamora, adopted by the fanatic destroyer Thanos. Crossroads star is one of the top 50 highest-grossing actors of all time, a feat that no female artist has achieved to date. With more than 40 movies under her golden belt, this superstar has constantly been surpassing her own records. As she recently created a new history in the entertainment industry, becoming the first-ever actor to cross $2 Billion at the box office with four films.
Zoe Saldana becomes the first actor to feature in four blockbuster Box Office films
Celebrating the crowning win at the worldwide Box Office, Avatar: The Way of Water surpassed $2 billion this weekend. This huge success brought a new milestone for Zoe Saldana, who plays the role of Neytiri in the Avatar franchise. Now, the 44-year-old actor sits on the throne, creating a remarkable record as the first actor to have four movies, whopping more than $2 billion.
Her other films that reached this billion-dollar landmark include Avatar (2009), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). With this achievement marked by the epic science fiction director James Cameron also became the first filmmaker to have three films earn $2 billion.
Moreover, Zoe’s impressive resume is set to grow further, with more sequels of Avatar on the way. Also, the third installment of Guardians of the Galaxy will hit theaters on May 5. Meanwhile, this might seem that the actress came this far solely through acting, but there were many obstacles that made her feel stuck.
Last year, the Star Trek star revealed in her interview with Women’s Wear Daily how she has been facing creative block due to multiple commitments to franchises. However, she later clarified her remarks by adding that she is grateful to be cast among a great team of actors and creators.
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