Overview of Selma Blair (12)
- Full Name: Selma Blair Beitner
- Nick Name: Selma Blair
- Date of Birth: June 23, 1972
- Age: 46
- Birth Place: Southfield, Michigan, U.S.
- Education: University of Michigan
- Profession: Actress
- Active Years: 1995–present
- Spouse(s): Ahmet Zappa (m. 2004; div. 2006)
- Partner(s): Jason Bleick (2010–2012)
- Children: 1
- Net Worth: approx. $14 million
Biography of Selma Blair
Selma Blair is one of the every famous and most trending personality now-a-days. Moreover, she is famous as an American actress. She played a number of small roles in films and on television before obtaining recognition for her leading role in the film Brown’s Requiem (1998). Her breakthrough came when she starred as Zoe Bean on the WB sitcom Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane (1999–2000), and as Cecile Caldwell in the cult film Cruel Intentions (1999).
Personal Life of Blair
Similarly, in 1990, Blair’s childhood sweetheart died in an accident at the age of 18; later, talking about her tragic loss, she commented: “It made me realize I have to live… Having the boy I loved not anymore on this planet, I’d better live, I’d better do something.”
On January 24, 2004, after six months of dating, Blair married writer and producer Ahmet Zappa (son of musician Frank Zappa) at Carrie Fisher’s mansion in Beverly Hills, California. They lived in Los Angeles, in a 1920s-era home that they bought for $1.35 million in 2004. Likewise, she filed for divorce from Zappa at the Los Angeles Superior Court on June 21, 2006, citing “irreconcilable differences.” Moreover, in a statement to People magazine, a spokesperson for the couple said, “Selma and Ahmet have decided to divorce, but love each other very much and will continue to be close friends.” Further, the divorce became final in December 2006. Likewise, Blair dated her Kath and Kim co-star Mikey Day from 2008 to 2010.
However, in 2010, Blair began dating fashion designer Jason Bleick. In January 2011, Blair’s representative announced that she was pregnant with her first child. Likewise, their son was born that July. Moreover, in September 2012, Blair and Bleick announced that they had separated after two years.
Early Life of Selma Blair
Selma Blair Beitner was born on June 23, 1972, in Southfield, in the metropolitan area of Detroit, Michigan, the youngest of four daughters of Judge Molly Ann (née Cooke) and Elliot I. Beitner.
Blair had a Jewish upbringing; her Hebrew name is Bat-Sheva. Her father was an attorney, active in the U.S. Democratic Party, and labor arbitrator until his death in 2012 at the age of 82. Her parents divorced when Blair was 23; she subsequently legally changed her surname. Further, she has three older sisters, Katherine, Elizabeth, and Marie Beitner. Further, Blair attended Hillel Day School, a Jewish day school in Farmington Hills and Cranbrook Kingswood in Bloomfield Hills soon after. She spent her freshman year (1990–1991) in Kalamazoo College, where she studied photography and acted in the play The Little Theater of the Green Goose. However, at the time, she wanted to be a ballerina and a horse trainer.
At the age of 20 Blair moved to New York City, where she lived at The Salvation Army. She attended New York University (NYU), as well as acting classes at the Stella Adler Conservatory, the Column Theatre, and the Stonestreet Screen Acting Workshop; later, she returned to Michigan to finish her studies.
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