Screen diva Sharon Stone has had an amazing career in show business, but did you know she started as a working-class girl? She is also not the stereotypical blonde girl with her impressive IQ of 154! Keep reading to find out more!
Sharon Stone was born and raised in a small town in Pennsylvania. Her mother Dorothy was a housewife and accountant, and her strict father Joseph William Stone II, a factory worker. She worked part-time as a McDonald’s cashier. Her beautiful looks come from her German and British ancestry.
Can you believe she was a bookworm? She was a smart girl and won a scholarship to Pennsylvania's Edinboro University when she was only 15 years old. She graduated with a degree in creative writing and fine arts. Her parents wanted her to become a lawyer, but her real secret love was to be an actress in the movies. So she won a beauty contest in her town, then she pursued a modelling career appearing in famous ads on TV.
Her breakthrough was a role in “Total Recall” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Although, unless you’ve been living on Mars you already know that she became world-famous thanks to her memorable character, Catherine Tramell, a psycho-killer novelist in erotic thriller “Basic Instinct” in 1992. Her captivating performance is a classic in cinema history, for which she earned her first Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress.