Who is Orlando Bloom?
Orlando Bloom is a popular figure in the entertainment industry. He is a professional actor. You may know him from Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings, or The Hobbit. 43-year-old Orlando has been in the industry for more than 25 years. He is inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 2nd April 2014.
|Full Name||Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom|
|Birth Date||13 January 1977|
|Birth Place||Canterbury, Kent, England|
|Mother||Sonia Constance Josephine|
|Height||5 feet and 11 inches|
|Net Worth||$40 million|
Orlando Bloom was born on 13 January 1977, with the name Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom in Canterbury, Kent, England. He is the son of Colin Stone and Sonia Constance Josephine. Bloom also has a step-father named Harry Bloom. Furthermore, he has a sibling, an older sister named Samantha Bloom. Orlando has the citizenship of Britain. His horoscope is Capricorn.
Bloom stands to 5 feet and 11 inches whereas his weight is around 77 kilograms. He has a well-built body with a chest of 43 inches, a waist of 33 inches, and biceps of 14.5 inches. Furthermore, Bloom has a beautiful pair of Dark Brown eyes with Dark Brown hair.
Talking about his educational qualifications, Orlando attended The King’s school for primary education. He then attended St Edmund’s School and Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. For further studies, he attended the University of Kent at Canterbury Cathedral.
Bloom dated actress Kate Bosworth since 2003. The couple had an on-and-off relationship for three years. He then dated Miranda Kerr, an Australian supermodel since 2007. The couple engaged and married in 2010. Miranda gave birth to a child, a son in 2011. Unfortunately, they divorced in 2013. Orlando is currently dating American singer Katy Perry since 2016. The couple is currently expecting a daughter in 2020. Their marriage is postponed because of COVID-19.
Orlando’s first movie is titled Wilde, where he played the role of Rentboy in 1997. Four years later, he played the role of PFC Todd Blackburn in the film Black Hawk Down. He then played the role of Legolas in the movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in the same year. In 2002, he appeared in the sequel of The Lord of the Rings The Lord of the Two Towers. A year later, he appeared in the same role in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. Furthermore, in 2003, Orlando played roles in two more movies titled Ned Kelly and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl as Will Turner alongside Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Keira Knightley, and Jonathan Pryce.
Furthermore, Bloom played three movies in 2004 titled The Calcium Kid, Troy, and Haven for the roles of Jimmy Connely, Paris, and Shy. He was also the co-producer for the movie Haven. Orlando then played the roles of Balian de labeling and Drew Baylor in the movies Kingdom of Heaven and Elizabethtown in 2005 respectively. He then appeared in the movie Loce and Other Disasters in 2006 in a cameo role. In the same year, he played the roles of Auguste Berneau and Will Turner in the movie The Armenian Genocide and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest respectively. Orlando played the role of Will Turner again in 2007, in the sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. Two years later, he played the role of David Cooler in the movie New York, I Love You.
Furthermore, Bloom played the role of The Stain and Harris Parker in movies Sympathy for Delicious and Main Street in 2010 respectively. In 2011, he played the role of Dr. Martin E. Blake in The Good Doctor. He is also the executive producer of the movie. Orlando then played in films Fight for Your Right Revisited and The Three Musketeers respectively in the same year. Furthermore, he played four movies in 2013 titled Zulu, The Bling Ring, Romeo and Juliet, and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. He then appeared in the movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Legolas alongside casts Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans, Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ken Stott, and James Nesbitt.
In 2015, he played in the movie Digging for Fire as Ben. Orlando then played 4 movies two years later titled Unlocked, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Romans, and S.M.A.R.T. Chase for the roles of Jack Alcott, Will Turner, Malky, and Danny Stratton respectively. His upcoming movies are titled The OUtpost and Needle in a Time stack. Both of the movies are currently in post-production.
Apart from movies, Orlando has also appeared in many television series. He first appeared in the series Casualty for the role of Noel Harrison from 1994-1996 in three episodes. In 2000, he appeared in Midsomer Murders as Peter Drinkwater in one episode titled Judgement Day. Six years later, he appeared in the sitcom Extras in one episode. Bloom then appeared as Romeo in one episode of LA Phil Live. In 2016, he played the role of Tom in Easy in one episode titled Utopia. He is currently playing the role of Rycroft Philostrate in the series Carnival Row.
Orlando is well-known throughout the world because of his professional career and performances. His net worth is estimated to be around $40 million.