William Bradley Pitt, aged 56 years, is Americas’ one of the finest actor and film producers till date. Born on December 18, 1963, in Shawnee city of the state of Oklahoma, US, and grew up in Springfield, Missouri, Brad Pitt is one of the most popular actors from the United States. He was also declared as the most influential and powerful person in the American Film Industry. Moreover, he was entited as the most attractive male in the world for quite a few years.
He has won various academy awards all through these years. Although he first worked in the movie HUNK in 1987 in a supporting role, his first breakthrough came with the Academy Award-winning movie “ A River Runs Through It” in the year 1992. Till 2020 his net worth is approximately, $300 Million.
- Brad Pitt won his first Oscar for his spectacular role in the movie “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” by Quentin Tarantino.
- Brad won Golden Globe award for best performance in the year 1996.
- He is also a philanthropist, who likes to help people in all possible ways.
- Pitt was awarded with Primetime Emmy award for outstanding television movie in the year 2014.
- He also owns a villa in Majorca of about $3.7 Million, in 2015.
Shawnee was the city where Pitt was born to William Alvin Pitt and Jane Etta. He had two younger siblings namely Douglas Mitchell and Julie Neal. A few years later, the whole family moved to Springfield, Missouri where Pitt joined Kickapoo High School and all the kids were raised there. As a kid, Brad was an all-rounder. Excellent in studies, fond of sports such as golf, swimming and tennis. He joined different clubs including debate, musical club and many more to mark his identity at an early stage of life.
Later, he was admitted to the University of Missouri in the year 1982 where he majored in Journalism. But soon he explored that he was into acting more than anything else. He dropped out of the degree two weeks before completing his course and went to Los Angeles where he could learn acting lessons as there was no source of learning acting in Missouri.
Most of his early career went into establishing himself in the industry from 1987-1992. Most of his roles came as supporting actor from his first movie Hunk in 1987. He took acting lessons from his acting coach Roy London in Los Angeles. In his first movie as a lead actor (The River Runs through it), he was highly praised by the critics and audience proving that he can be more than just a supporting actor. His career graph started rising from 1994-98 when he got lead roles in lots of movies and the graph rose exponentially in the forthcoming years.
Brad Pitt had a long way in his career when he earned $6000 in the year 1992 to $31.5 million in 2016 (as reported by Forbes). It is estimated that current net worth of Mr. William Bradley Pitt is $300 million. With time, his acting skills improved rewarding him with millions of fans worldwide and a list of awards and the numbers are getting better with every day passing by. He was honored with an Oscar award for his role in the film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”. However, his most successful film is Deadpool 2, in which he had a cameo role but received a whopping amount as the film ended up making $785 million worldwide.
Adding to this, his skills as a producer also gave him glory. Pitt started his own production company, Plan B Entertainment. He produced 12 years a slave with others and received an academy award when the film was remarked as the best picture.
Brad first married actress Jennifer Aniston in the year 2000. Their married life didn’t go well as the couple got divorced in 2005. Rumors say that when Brad was shooting for Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2004, he began an affair with his co-star Angelina Jolie and broke up with Aniston. After a decade of relationship with Angelina Jolie, he tied knots with her in the year 2014. Brad and Jolie together have six children, while three of them are adopted. But things didn’t go Brads’ way this time either and both of them got separated in 2016 and finally divorced in 2019.
Brad spend a lot of money in real estate. He owns an impressive portfolio of real estate worth $100 million. His primary home is situated in Los Angeles which is built in a massive land size of 2000 acres. He also bought a beach house in Santa Barbara worth $4 million. Most of all, in the year 2008, he and Jolie spent $67 million on a 1200 acre winery in France called Chateau Miraval.
Apart from this, Brad is a philanthropist and a humanitarian. He donated huge amounts of money to different organizations. He is a supporter of “One Campaign”, an organization that aims towards the problems of AIDS and poverty to bring an advancement in the world. Also, to provide care to Haiti’s emergency group, he donated $1 million, 40 medical beds to Islamabad, $2 million to the relief fund for fighting the epidemic in Ethiopia. He also co-founded Not on Our Watch which is an organization to help to stop “ mass atrocities”.
Undoubtedly it can be said that Brad Pitt is a hardworking actor who has seen all the ups and downs in his entire career and never gave up. He is a motivation to all the strugglers and teenagers who carry big dreams inside their hearts.
In the world, Brad Pitt is known as one of the most intelligent, significant, hardworking, focused and most importantly a humble human being. He is one of the richest and the successful actors in the world.
Due to his disciplined life, he earned not only a goodwill in the world but a successful career along with approximately $300 Million.