Frequently Asked Questions

What is Milla's full name, and how do you pronounce it?
Milla (short for Militza) Jovovich: "mee-luh" (rhymes with Sheila) "yo-vo-vitch"
When/where was Milla born? What is her sign?
December 17th, 1975, 5:15pm in Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
Milla is Montenegrian
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rabbit
Western Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
What is Milla's height/eye color/etc?
Height: 5' 8" / 173 cm
Bust-Waist-Hips: 34-24-34 (in) or 86-61-86 (cm)
Dress Size: 6 (US)
Shoe Size: 9½ (US) or 40½ (Eur)
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Brown
Milla is left-handed (but she plays guitar and shoots right-handed)
Who is Milla's family?
Spouse: Milla married Paul W.S. Anderson on August 22, 2009
Children: Milla and husband Paul W.S. Anderson have 2 daughters: Ever Gabo J. Anderson, born November 3, 2007 and Dashiel Edan, born April 1, 2015
Mother: Galina Loginova Jovovich, a famous Soviet actress [ IMDb listing | pictures ]
Father: Bogdanovitch (Bogich) Jovovich
Siblings: Milla has a half-brother
Is Milla married?

Yes -- Milla married director Paul W.S. Anderson on August 22, 2009.
Milla married The Fifth Element director Luc Besson on 12.14.97. They divorced in 1999.
During the filming of Dazed and Confused, Milla married Shawn Andrews on 10.02.92. Their marriage was quickly annulled.

What religion is Milla?
From Milla's Twitter feed (@MillaJovovich): "Ppl hve been asking what religion I am. Well, I'm russian orth. by birth, but I'll go 2 any church where I feel love and spirit! God bless!"
When did Milla come to the United States?
Milla and her family moved to Sacramento, CA when she was five years old.


What movies has Milla been in?
Milla has been in:
For more information about Milla's movie appearances, check out her filmography.
What TV shows has Milla appeared on?
Milla has appeared on:


What albums has Milla released/appeared on?
Is Milla still making music?
Yes! Read about and download recent demos in the Demos section.
Does Milla have any other, unreleased songs?
See above for recent songs.
Milla performed a few songs in concert that don't appear on The Divine Comedy. Among these are The Blue Goat, Can You Bend Your Back Like This?, Come As You Like, Falling, Precious Time, Strange Behavior, and Be My Friend. The lyrics to these songs are included in the Milla Lyrics Archive. Sound clips can be found in the The Divine Comedy section.
Since Plastic Has Memory didn't release an album, all of their songs are considered unreleased. Sound clips are in the Plastic Has Memory section.
What videos has Milla done?
Milla has done two different videos for "Gentleman Who Fell".
I've seen two different videos for "Gentleman Who Fell". What gives?
The first version of the GWF video was directed by Lisa Bonet (pretty lighting, in color, etc) and featured Harry Dean Stanton. Milla wasn't satisfied with the way it came out and decided to make a new video (black and white, tarantula, etc.). This one is basically a pastiche of Maya Deren's famous avant-garde short film "Meshes of the Afternoon" (1943).
Where did the name The Divine Comedy come from?
Milla: "When I was first working on the sketch for the album cover my mom introduced me to a young Russian artist named Alexis Steele. I looked at his sketch for the cover and I saw that struggle - all the struggle that I'm singing about. It IS the divine comedy."
Where can I get a print of the The Divine Comedy cover?
Nowhere I know of currently.
I've heard different versions of some songs. How come?
In addition to the track that ends up on the album, some songs are also recorded acoustically and some songs are edited for radio play.
"Gentleman Who Fell": Radio version is on the GWF UK and US CD singles and on the GWF UK 7" single. >Acoustic version is on "Loaded Volume 1".
Clock: Acoustic version is on the GWF UK CD single
You Did it All Before: Acoustic version is on the GWF UK CD single and on the GWF UK 7" single.
Check out the Milla Discography for more details.
What is [SONG] about and what's the inspiration?
This question has been asked at one time or another about every song. Milla sometimes gives short intros to songs during her shows. If you listen hard to the songs, you will develop your own interpretations and special meanings that will be ten times more valuable to you than knowing the cut and dried story behind the song.
What language are the lyrics to In A Glade and what do they mean?
In A Glade is a widely known Ukrainian folk song. For the Ukrainian lyrics with an English translation and to learn more about In A Glade click here.
Where can I find lyrics to all of Milla's songs?
Lyrics to all of Milla's songs can be found in the Milla Lyrics Archive.
Who was in Milla's band?
The Divine Comedy
Milla Jovovich - lead vocals and guitar
Chris Brenner - keyboard, mandolin
Bjorn Myers - bass guitar
David Limerick - acoustic and electric guitar
Johna Dean - violin, mandolin, key fiddle
Chris Brenner heard Bjorn, David, & Johna playing on a street corner in Paris, and "hired" them on the spot. They toured after The Divine Comedy was released although they didn't play on the album.
Plastic Has Memory
Milla Jovovich - lead vocals, rhythm guitar
Chris Brenner - piano
Solon - guitar
Is that Milla singing on "Little Light of Love" on the soundtrack of The Fifth Element?
I found a song called "One" with Milla singing in German! What's the deal?
It's not Milla. It's a song called "Warum" by Tic Tac Toe.
I found an MP3 of "Moon River" and it sure sounds like Milla. Is it?
No -- it's Karen Peris of The Innocence Mission.
On iTunes there is a single by Milla called "I Walk Alone" -- is this Milla Jovovich?
No -- that's a Norwegian artist also named Milla.


When did Milla start modeling?
Milla began modeling when she was 11 years old. Richard Avedon chose her as one of Revlon's "Most Unforgettable Women in the World". Her first cover was for the October 1987 edition of Italian magazine Lei. See Milla's modeling bio for more information.
What is Milla's fashion line?
Milla and Carmen Hawk started Jovovich-Hawk in 2003. Jovovich-Hawk ended in 2008.
What products has Milla appeared in ads for?
See the Photo Gallery for a complete list.


How can I write to Milla? How can I get an autograph?
Please send correspondence & autograph requests to the address below. Include a SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope, 10x13 envelope preferred) for autograph requests.

Milla Jovovich
c/o Spanky Taylor
3727 W. Magnolia
Burbank, CA 91505