Sandra Bullock: Her New Life

Sandra Bullock: From All-Star Cheerleader to Oscar Mom!

See her road from stardom to motherhood as she embraces her most challenging role yet


Bullock – who once called marriage "a death sentence" – changes her tune just days before her 41st birthday, tying the knot with James, 36, in a sunset ceremony near Santa Barbara on July 16, 2005. With marriage, she also takes on a new roles as stepmom to James's three children. "My love and my want for their future and their happiness," she says, “is no less than if I'd had a child on my own."