Brad Pitt – American Actor, Known For His Portrayal of Unconventional Characters and For His Good Looks

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Who is Brad Pitt?

Brad Pitt is a famous name in the entertainment industry. From his fantastic acting and his incredible personality, he has attracted his fans worldwide. Brad is an outstanding actor, producer, as well as a philanthropist. The actor has been in the industry since 1987. However, he first gained attention after his role in the road film, “Thelma & Louise,” in 1991. Then, his primary role in the drama film, “A River Runs Through It,” made him earn more popularity. Brad has obtained several awards, including Oscar. Besides, Brad Pitt is known for his relationships with Jennifer Aniston and Angeline Jolie.

Quick Info 
Celebrated NameBrad Pitt
ProfessionActor, Producer, Philanthropist
Birth DateDecember 18, 1963
Birth PlaceShawnee, Oklahoma, US
Full NameWilliam Bradley Pitt
Star SignSagittarius
ParentsFather: William Alvin Pitt
Mother: Jane Etta
Siblings2
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed
Height5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m)
Weight78 kg (172 lbs)
Body Measurements43-33-15 inches
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
WifeJennifer Anniston (divorced)
Angeline Jolie (divorced)
Kids6
Net Worth$240 million

Brad Pitt

Bio

Brad Pitt was born on December 18, 1963, as the name William Bradley Pitt, in Shawnee, Oklahoma, US. He was born to his father, William Alvin Pitt, and his mother, Jane Etta. William Alvin had his own truck company, whereas Julie worked as a school counselor. Likewise, Brad grew along with his two younger siblings; Douglas Mitchell and Julie Neal. He has the star sign of Sagittarius.

Besides, Brad holds an American nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to mixed of English, Dutch, German, Welsh, Irish, and French. Standing at the height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8m), and weighing about 78 kg (172 lbs), he has been able to maintain his body fit and healthy, in addition to body measurements of 43-33-15 inches. His blue eye color and blonde hair color reflects his fantastic personality.

Early Life of Brad Pitt

For education, Brad attended Kickapoo High School. During school, he had an interest in playing. Moreover, he was a member of the gulf, swimming, and tennis teams. Also, he was active in the school debates and in musicals. Later, after being certified from the school, he joined the University of Missouri. He studied majoring in journalism; however, he left the university two weeks before the completion.

Then, he went to Los Angeles to pursue his career. He enrolled in learning the acting and worked odd jobs.

Career

Brad Pitt started his career, appearing as an uncredited role in 1987. The same year, he also displayed in the television show for the first time in “Another World.” Later, the actor appeared in several sitcoms as a guest appearance, including “Head of the Class,” “Friends,” “Glory Days,” and “21 Jump Street”, among many others.

In 1988, the actor gained his first primary role in the show “The Dark Side of the Sun.” Then, he started featuring in numerous films and television films. In 1991, he appeared in the movie “Thelma & Louise” as a supporting role, where he gained appreciation. Also, in the same year, he appeared in the film “Johnny Suede” and “Cool World” in 1992. Also, in 1982, he starred in the big-budget movie, “A River Runs Through It,” which became a breakthrough for him.

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Furthermore, Brad then got the chance to play numerous films. In 1994, he appeared in a horror film, “Interview with the Vampire,” which became a turning point for his career. Likewise, in 1995, he appeared in the thriller film, “Seven,” which was a critical and commercially successful film, and earned $375 million.

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The actor featured in the science-fiction, “12 Monkeys”, which gained positive reviews. Moreover, he received his first Golden Globe Award as the Best Supporting Actor, including nominations in several awards. Then, Brad featured in several films like “Seven Years in Tibet,” Snatch,” and “Fight Club.” He has starred alongside Billy Crudup in “Sleepers.”

In 2001, his film “Ocean’ Eleven,” starring George Clooney, ANdy Garcia, Julia Roberts, and Matt Damon, became a massive success in the box office. In 2004, the actor had two major films, sequel “Ocean’s Twelve,” and “Mr. & Mrs. Jolie,” where he starred alongside Angeline Jolie. Moreover, the film grossed $478 million worldwide, which is the biggest hits of 2005.

Eventually, also in 2007, he reprised his role as Rusty Ran in the sequel, “Ocean’s Thirteen.” In 2008, collaborating with the Coen brothers, he featured in the comedy “Burn After Reading,” which received a positive response. Also, in the same year, he appeared in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” Next year, he featured in the movie “Inglourious Basterds.”

Likewise, in 2014, the actor starred in “Fury.” His movies in the further years included “The Big Short,” “Allied,” “War Machine,” and “World War Z,” among many others. His recent film is “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”

Personal Life of Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt is known for his relationships with high profile actress. Firstly, he married a FRIENDS actress, Jennifer Aniston, in July 2000. They had married in a private ceremony in Malibu. Later, after five years, the couple divorced, having a divorce. However, they feel they are significant parts of their lives and are in touch with each other.

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In 2005, the actor started dating an actress Angeline Jolie. They got engaged in April 2012 after seven years of their relationships. After two years, the couple tied a knot in the private ceremony in Chateau Miraval, France. However, the couple also filed a divorce in 2016. The decision finalized after three years in 2019. 

Brad has six children, among which three are adopted. Angeline Jolie and Brad Pitt gave birth to daughter and twins, son and daughter together.

Besides his marriage life, the actor had also been linked up with several actresses, including Robin Givens, Jill Schoelen, Juliette Lewis, and Gwyneth Paltrow.

Net Worth

Brad Pitt has earned massive popularity from his professional career. Likewise, along with gaining name and fame, he has made a handsome amount of money. Brad has an estimated net worth of around $240 million as of 2020.

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