Brad Pitt Biography: Net Worth, Movies, Wife, Age, Children, Instagram, Height, IMDb, Angelina Jolie, Photos, Wikipedia, Condition, Rare Disorder
William Bradley Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is a living iconic actor and filmmaker from the United States, also known as Brad Pitt.
The well-known American actor got his start in small parts in Hollywood productions. The actor, who was interested in performing at a very young age, left college to pursue a career in show business. He had a few little acting roles in films, including 21 Jump Street, Cutting Class, and Happy Together, but Legends of the Fall was his big break.
Brad Pitt‘s performance, in which he played the lead among a strong ensemble cast that included Anthony Hopkins, was well-liked. He next appeared in the Morgan Freeman picture Seven, where he began establishing himself as an actor.
Although his acting career has experienced ups and downs, he has proven himself to the world over the years and is now a highly sought-after performer. Films like Ocean’s Eleven, Fight Club, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, its sequels, The Departed, Troy, Babel, and World War Z are among his best-known works.
This well-known actor Brad Pitt also has his own production company, called Plan B Entertainment, which has turned out several excellent films. In addition to performing, he has provided the voices of various animated characters, including Metro Man and Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||William Bradley Pitt|
|Stage Name:||Brad Pitt|
|Born:||18 December 1963 (age 59 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States|
|Parents:||William Alvin Pitt, Jane Etta Pitt|
|Siblings:||Doug Pitt, Julie Pitt Neal|
|Wife • Spouse:||Angelina Jolie (m. 2014–2019), Jennifer Aniston (m. 2000–2005)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Juliette Lewis (ex.), Robin Givens (ex.), Gwyneth Paltrow (en. 1996-1997), Jill Schoelen (en. 1989), Sinitta (1986–1988), Christina Applegate (1989), Alia Shawkat (2019), Nicole Poturalski (2020–Present)|
|Children:||Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Knox Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt|
|Occupation:||Actor • Filmmaker|
|Net Worth:||US$300 million|
Early Life & Education
Brad Pitt was born on December 18, 1963, in Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States. He was born to Jane Etta Pitt (mother), a school counsellor, and William Alvin Pitt (father), the owner of a trucking company.
Later, he made Springfield, Missouri, his permanent home along with his family, which now included Doug Pitt and Julie Pitt Neal, two additional siblings.
The young man attended Kickapoo High School to complete his secondary education. While still in school, he demonstrated interest in extracurricular activities, including debates, acting, golf, and tennis.
Brad Pitt enrolled at the prestigious University of Missouri in 1982 to study journalism with a focus on advertising but left two weeks before he was set to graduate.
In 1987, Brad Pitt made his acting debut in supporting parts in the films Less Than Zero, No Way Out, and No Man’s Land. Additionally, he made an appearance in two episodes of the NBC television network’s sitcom Another World.
After appearing in the 1988 film 21 Jump Street as a cameo, he was cast as the lead in the film The Dark Side of the Sun. However, because of the Croatian War of Independence, the movie, produced jointly by American and Yugoslavian filmmakers, could not be finished in the allotted time.
Brad Pitt played parts in the following few years in films like Cutting Class and Happy Together, as well as in the TV shows Freddy’s Nightmares and Growing Pains.
He gave a few more underwhelming performances in films that didn’t do well at the box office. Following that, he was cast in Robert Redford‘s movie A River Runs Through It, in which the former played Paul Maclean. Both viewers and critics praised the film as well as his performance.
In the same year, he appeared as Tristan Ludlow alongside Anthony Hopkins, Juliette Binoche, Aidan Quinn, and Henry Thomas in the film adaptation of Jim Harrison‘s book, Legends of the Fall.
The gifted actor Brad Pitt was cast as a detective trying to catch a serial killer in the movie Seven the following year, starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Morgan Freeman. The film made US$327 million at the box office, making it a success. Then he appeared in Terry Gilliam‘s sci-fi film 12 Monkeys in 1995.
He acted in a few moderately popular films during the following several years, including Sleepers, Meet Joe Black, and The Devil’s Own. In the film Seven Years in Tibet, he played the Austrian climber Heinrich Harrer, although viewers did not receive the movie well.
Brad Pitt was paired in the 1999 film Fight Club with renowned actors Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter.
Brad Pitt‘s next appearance was in Spy Game after The Mexican, a romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts, which was a financial success two years later, in 2001. The thriller, which also starred Robert Redford and was directed by Tony Scott, brought in US$143 million.
The emerging celebrity was a key player in the 2001 film Ocean’s Eleven, which also starred Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, and George Clooney. The movie was hugely successful, with US$450 million worldwide box office receipts.
Brad Pitt started providing the voice for animated films, including King of the Hill and Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, in 2003.
In the Iliad-inspired movie Troy, the talented performer portrayed Achilles the following year, in 2004. He underwent intensive sword-fighting training for the part, and his brief but impactful performance was widely commended. In the same year, he made an appearance in the 362 million dollars grossing film Ocean’s Twelve.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith, an action-comedy starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, was released in 2005 and went on to become one of the biggest box office hits of the year, grossing US$478 million. The next year, he co-starred with Cate Blanchett in the film Babel, for which he got multiple Golden Globe and Academy Award nods.
The Departed was released in 2006 by Brad Pitt‘s production company, Plan B Entertainment. Martin Scorsese, who also directed the film, won the Oscar for Best Picture, and it featured famous actors like Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, and Mark Wahlberg.
In 2007, Brad Pitt starred in the drama The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. The film, which was made by the actor’s firm, Plan B Entertainment, received positive reviews.
In David Fincher‘s movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, the outstanding performer was given the lead part. Brad Pitt portrays an 80-year-old guy in the 2008 film who gets younger as he gets older.
He plays Lieutenant Aldo Raine in Quentin Tarantino‘s 2009 film Inglorious Basterds. The film, which earned US$311 million and boasted outstanding performances from all its performers, received overwhelmingly positive reviews from both reviewers and audiences.
In the movie Megamind the following year, Brad Pitt once more provided the voice of the cartoon superhero Metro Man. He gave a noteworthy performance as Billy Beane in Bennett Miller‘s 2011 film Moneyball.
The horror movie World War Z and the Academy Award-winning picture 12 Years a Slave starred Brad Pitt in 2013. He recently appeared in the war film Fury.
Awards & Achievements
- His supporting performance in the science fiction film 12 Monkeys earned him a Golden Globe award and an Academy Award nomination in 1995.
- Brad Pitt received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his appearance in the eighth season of the hit sitcom Friends.
- The well-known actor received the Volpi Cup award for Best Actor in 2007 for his work in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, a play produced by his own company. At the 64th Venice International Film Festival, the prize was given out.
- Brad Pitt received numerous nominations for Academy and Golden Globe” awards for his depiction of the lead in the 2008 movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
- Aldo Raine, played by Brad Pitt in Inglorious Basterds, received a nomination for Best Male Performance at the MTV Movie Awards.
- Legends of the Fall
- Fight Club
- Inglourious Basterds
- The Departed
- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
- Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood
- A River Runs Through It
- Ocean’s Eleven
- Meet Joe Black
Brad Pitt briefly dated Juliette Lewis, Robin Givens, and Jill Schoelen at the beginning of his acting career. He dated the American actress Gwyneth Paltrow from 1994 to 1997.
He wed the ‘Friends‘ actress Jennifer Aniston in 2000. However, after five years of marriage, the two actors decided to part ways.
In 2004, shortly after his divorce was made public, Brad Pitt began dating actress Angelina Jolie. However, the couple—commonly referred to as “Brangelina“—married on August 23, 2014. After 12 years of marriage, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie announced their separation in September and filed for divorce.
Twins Knox Jolie-Pitt and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, and Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, a daughter, are all children of the marriage. Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt, and Zahara Jolie-Pitt are three further adopted children who belong to them.
Brad Pitt has been the boyfriend of Sinitta (1986–1988), Christina Applegate (1989), Alia Shawkat (2019), and Nicole Poturalski (2020–Present).
Brad Pitt was previously engaged to Gwyneth Paltrow (1996-1997) and Jill Schoelen (1989). He is a father of six; his children are Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Knox Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, and Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt.
Brad Pitt has a fortune that is constantly expanding, with a net worth of about US$300 million.
He has stayed true to the Hollywood business, unlike other Hollywood celebrities who explore other opportunities.
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