Who is Gwyneth Paltrow
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Surely you have heard about the actress Gwyneth Paltrow. Maybe you know her from her award-winning role in Shakespear in Love, or for her Pepper Potts character in Iron Man and all the Avengers movies. Well, let's get to know her a little bit more, and then we'll tell you about her lifestyle brand: Goop.
Gwyneth Paltrow was born September 27 of 1972 in Los Angeles, California. Her middle name is Kate, and her friends and family call her Gwynnie. She's a tall woman (5' 9''), she's wafer thin and very beautiful. She has famous and very talented parents. His father was the noted producer and director Bruce Paltrow, he passed away in October of 2002, and her mother is the talented Tony award-winning actress Blythe Danner.
Gwyneth has a younger brother Jake Paltrow whose also a director and screenwriter. Her godfather is no other than Steven Spielberg, how about that? She was married to Chris Martin, lead singer of Coldplay. They had two children, a daughter Apple (14) and son Moses (12). They divorced after 13 years of marriage. Gwyneth recently got married again to producer Brad Falchuk.
Gwyneth Paltrow and her kids
Before she decided that acting was what she wanted to do, she went to UC Santa Barbara where she was going to major in Art History, but she soon realized that it was not her passion so she dropped out and started pursuing her acting career. Gwyneth talks pretty well in Spanish because when she was 15 she spent a year as an exchange student in Spain.
Her debut as an actress in a film was a movie named Shout! (in 1991), starring John Travolta. Also in that year, Steven Spielberg cast her for the role of Wendy Darling in his commercially successful adventure feature Hook. Her next big role in a movie was in 1993 in a noir drama called Flesh and Bone where she played the much younger girlfriend of James Caan. In 1995 she was cast for the thriller Seven also starring Brad Prit and Morgan Freeman.
Her big break was when after playing the role of Emma Woodhouse in the film Emma, she was cast as Viola, the fictional lover of William Shakespear, played by actor Joseph Fiennes, in Shakespear in Love. For this interpretation, Gwyneth was awarded a Golden Globe for best actress, a Screen Actors Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role. And she also received the Academy Award for best actress.
Not bad uh?
She continued her filming career with several films and mix roles, then in 2008 she received the script for Iron Man to play Pepper Potts opposite Robert Downey Jr, The big budget movie was well received by the critics and very well received by the public and fans, economically it was a success and in a way gave Gwyneth a resurgence in the film world. She continued to play Pepper Potts in Iron Man 2 and 3 and all the Avengers movies that followed.
Gwyneth is also a very good singer, she has done some movies and TV series where she did singing roles. First, she stared in the musical drama Country Strong, also starring Tim McGraw, where she interpreted an unstable country music star who attempts to resurrect her career. She recorded the Country Strong theme for the movie's soundtrack, and then in the 83rd Academy Awards, she performed the song Coming Home which was nominated for Best Original Song.
Before Country Song was released, she appeared in various episodes of the hit television series Glee, where she interpreted a substitute teacher and here she was able to showcase her vocal and dancing abilities. For this role, she was awarded a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in Comedy Series.
Gwyneth Paltrow in real life manages to juggle a lot more than her acting career, she's a very dedicated mom and as we told you she just got married again. Apart from that she is a food writer, she has written various recipe books.
She is also an entrepreneur, in September of 2008 she launched a weekly newsletter that she named Goop. The newsletter expanded and it became a web-based company.
Want to know more about Goop? Keep reading.
What is Goop
Founder and Chief Executive, goop Source: goop
In essence, goop is a lifestyle brand launched by Gwyneth in 2008. As we told you before it was first a weekly newsletter with an editorial note from Gwyneth were she offered some insights into her life. Goop Inc. was born in 2011. When asked about the name of the company, Gwyneth said that it was like a nickname, derived from her own nickname G:P. "I wanted it to be a word that means nothing and could mean anything." Sounds kind of funny
Gwyneth originally created goop to try to organize her travel recommendations, and her recipes, which are health-centric, and also she wanted to share her shopping discoveries with friends. When asked why she created Goop, she said that it was to answer her own questions about health, wellness, fashion, food, and travel.
When she couldn't find sources who pointed her in the right direction, she decided to take matters into her own hands and Goop was born. Goop is a place where you can be introduced to incredible experts, who have been Gwyneth's mentors throughout her life. Also is a place where you can find suggestions about where to shop, eat and stay from trusted sources.
With their slogan "Making every choice count", they both make and curate products in four main areas: wellness, beauty, fashion, and home. According to the company's values "they test the waters so that you don't have to". Goop want's to be a trusted source so when you visit and buy a product there, you know your time and money are well spent.
If you want some truly amazing tips on beauty, you should check the Beauty section of Goop. You'll find there some really good articles about Hair, Makeup, Bath & Body, Personal Care, and Skin.
Now let's talk about Skin, goop offers very good suggestions about different products that the staff has tried so you can get insights on how to use it, when, what has worked for them, and of course where to get the products.
The Goop Skincare
Are you looking for skincare products free of toxic ingredients and totally organic? Here at Goop, they offer a Skincare line of products that meet these criteria. They partnered with a company name Juice Beauty, based in California, this company makes non-toxic products and have been doing it for 10 years.
So Goop built on that and together they created a line of luxurious and effective skincare. taking the organic concept to the next level.
good. clean. goop
Goop skincare is a line clinically proven to deliver age-defying results. The products are loaded with organic and naturally-occurring ingredients that are good for you. Ingredients like Apple, Aloe, grape, and lemon juices deliver glow. Peptides and linseed extract help to firm the skin; the hyaluronic acid plumps and smoothes fine lines; to clean up the age spots there's Vitamin C and the meristem plant cells help minimize wrinkles and brighten skin tone.
How about it? Sounds like a skincare product you can get on board with, right?
Recipes on Goop website
Korean Chicken Cauliflower Rice Bowl
Looking for some amazing recipes that are health-centric? Inside Goop's food section you can find recipes for breakfast, appetizers, dinner, cocktails, for Holidays, you can even find recipes that are kids friendly.
We selected a few for you to try.
Kale Chorizo Pasta
Kale Chorizo Pasta by Goop
This is a yummy combination: kale, chorizo, and pasta! Take a look a the recipe it's pretty easy to do.
Banana Cinnamon Socca Pancakes
Banana Cinnamon Socca Pancakes
Who doesn't like pancakes?! You can try this with socca or with chickpea flour, either way, the combination of all the ingredients will make very crispy and delicious pancakes.
Golden Summer Soup
Golden Summer Soup
Soups are always comforting. This soup has bell peppers, carrots, and sweet potatoes, you're in for a savory and sweet treat. It says summer but we think it's perfect for this cold weather .
Social of Gwyneth Paltrow including Instagram
If you want to know more about Gwyneth Paltrow and her goop style you can look for her all over social media. Here are her official social media accounts so you can follow her (if you don't already are).
Gwyneth on Twitter
Gwyneth on Facebook
Gwyneth on Instagram
Gwyneth Paltrow is a very busy woman, with many roles: mom, wife, actress, singer, writer, and entrepreneur and she juggles all of those things pretty good.
Obviously, her goop lifestyle seems to be working for her