Millennials Probably Won’t Know These Facts About Sandra Bullock

Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock has become part of our cultural consciousness as the ultimate girl next door. From her highest highs in The Blind Side to the lowest lows of finding out her husband’s infidelity, fans are always supporting Bullock. She’s funny, talented, a great mom, and a Hollywood player.

She’s moved far beyond her days of appearing in chick-flicks, but getting to know the actress who grew up in Germany will make anyone wish she’s their BFF.

Bullock Grew Up Largely On The Road

Born on July 26, 1964, in Arlington Virginia, the actress traveled throughout Europe with her parents. Her father, John W. Bullock, was a United States Army employee and part-time voice coach. Her mother, Helga Mathilde Meyer, was an opera singer.

Bullock was raised in Germany and Austria for 12 years, and she grew up speaking German too. The aspiring actress studied music and dance at the Waldorf School in Nuremberg.