How well do you know Nicole Kidman?

With Nicole Kidman starring
in creepy thriller Stoker this month, we thought we’d test your knowledge of the A list actress with our fun quiz…

  1. Where was Nicole born?
  2. Although now best known as an actress, what discipline did she love as a child?
  3. What was her breakthrough mainstream film and with whom did she star?
  4. She has sung in three of her movies – what were they?
  5. She has played a witch twice – what were the films?
  6. She has four children – two she adopted with ex Tom Cruise and two with husband Keith Urban. Can you name them?
  7. How much did she earn for the famous Chanel No 5 advert?
  8. How tall is she?
  9. She is naturally left-handed but for what film did she learn to write right-handed?
  10. What creature is she scared of?

Scroll down for the answers








  1. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her family returned to Australia when she was four.
  2. She loved ballet at school but took up mime and drama too, finally settling on acting.
  3. The thriller Dead Calm with Sam Neill and Billy Zane in 1989.
  4. She sang in Moulin Rouge! (2001), Happy Feet (2006) and Nine (2009).
  5. Practical Magic (1998) with Sandra Bullock and Bewitched (2005) with Will Ferrell.
  6. Isabella Jane, Connor Anthony, Sunday Rose and Faith Margaret.
  7. Directed by Baz Luhrmann, she earned £2.3m for the four-minute perfume advert.
  8. She is nearly 5ft 11in – four inches taller than her former husband Tom Cruise.
  9. She taught herself to write right-handed for her role as Virginia Woolf in The Hours (2002)
  10. She is afraid of butterflies, describing them as eerie and weird!

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