Brad Pitt bio: net worth, movies, awards, age, dating history

Brad Pitt bio: net worth, movies, awards, age, dating history

Brad Pitt is an American film producer, humanitarian activist, and actor. He is a renowned actor and you may know him from any of his numerous movies and awards. Some of his successful appearances include Ocean's Eleven (2001), Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), Troy (2004), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), and many more. Due to his success, he is considered one of the most influential figures in the entertainment industry globally.

Brad Pitt bio

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What's Brad Pitt's real name? Did you know that Brad Pitt held the mantle of the most attractive man in the world for several years by numerous media outlets? Clearly, there is so much about him. Here is the interesting life story of this icon that will give you a better understanding of who he is.

Brad Pitt profile summary

  • Full name: William Bradley Pitt
  • Date of birth: 18th December 1963
  • Place of birth: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States
  • Brad Pitt age: Will be turning 57 years old at the end of 2020
  • Nationality: American
  • Relationship status: Divorced
  • Occupation: Actor, humanitarian activist, and film producer
  • Brad Pitt height: 1.83 meters (5 feet 11 inches)
  • Brad Pitt net worth: About $300 million
  • Famous for: His multiple movies, awards, and holding the title of the most attractive man for years

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Brad Pitt biography

Is Brad Pitt from Oklahoma? Who is Brad Pitt's father? Brad was born in Shawnee to parents William Alvin Pitt (father) and mother Jane Etta (née Hillhouse) in a conservative Christian house. Brad Pitt father, Alvin, was a trucking company proprietor while Brad Pitt mom was a school counsellor. Eventually, they moved to Springfield, Missouri where he grew up with his siblings Julie Neal (born 1969) and Douglas Mitchell (born 1966).

When he was of age, Pitt went to Kickapoo High School also in Springfield. At school, he was an avid athlete participating in golf, tennis, and swimming. He was also into school debates and musicals. After high school, he went to the University of Missouri in 1982 and majored in journalism (Advertising specialization). Just before completing school, he went to Los Angeles where he learned acting.

Brad Pitt career

During his struggling days in LA, Roy London gave him some acting lessons, and in 1987, Pitt’s career started with uncredited parts in three films. The films, which were all in 1987, are No Man's Land, No Way Out, and Less Than Zero. In the same year, he made his TV debut in a soap opera called Another World, which was on NBC. His first leading role did not come until 1988 in the film The Dark Side of the Sun although it was released in 1997.

However, 1994 was the major turning point in his career when he starred in the film Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, where he played the role of Louis de Pointe du Lac. The glittering cast included the likes of Kirsten Dunst, Tom Cruise, and Antonio Banderas. In the next year, he starred in the movie Seven together with Gwyneth Paltrow and Morgan Freeman.

In 1999, he starred in his popular film Fight Club where he played the role of Tyler Durde, which was based on the book by Chuck Palahniuk. In preparation for that movie, he consented to remove his teeth and did extensive fight training to perfectly do the part. Despite mixed opinions, the film was well-received worldwide.

In 2004, he had two starring roles as Achilles in Troy and Rusty in the popular Ocean’s Twelve movie. Just like before, his hard work came to the fore when he spent six months of sword training in preparation for Troy. More recently, he worked on Once Upon a Time in Hollywood in 2019 and Ad Astra in the same year.

As a humanitarian activist, he is a support of the ONE Campaign, which helps fight AIDS and poverty in developing nations. He has visited a number of these countries and donated substantial amounts of money to these causes. In his endeavors, he has worked with the likes of George Clooney and Matt Damon.

Brad Pitt movies

What's Brad Pitt's latest movie? What movie is Brad Pitt working on now? His latest movie is Kajillionaire (2020) and other upcoming movies include Irresistible (2020) and Blonde (2020). He is filming 11 episodes of The Underground Railroad television series, and Americanah (2020) is one of his pre-production films this year. Other Brad Pitt pre-productions include The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and Black Hole. He is the executive producer of Untitled Chris Cornell Documentary (announced) as well as the producer of Wrong Answer (announced) that is expected in 2021. Some of his numerous films and TV appearances include:

  • Big Men
  • The Departed
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
  • Deadpool 2
  • Less Than Zero
  • Spy Game
  • Seven
  • Head of the Class
  • Pretty/Handsome
  • Selma
  • A Mighty Heart
  • The Lost City of Z
  • War Machine
  • Tales from the Crypt
  • Blonde
  • Okja
  • Minari
  • Moneyball
  • Glory Days
  • Vice
  • Jump Street
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Kalifornia
  • Cool World
  • The Jim Jefferies Show
  • Babel
  • Ocean's Thirteen
  • 12 Monkeys
  • True Romance
  • A Stoning in Fulham County
  • Fury
  • True Story
  • Hunk
  • The Scorsese Holiday Special
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith
  • The Favor
  • Another World
  • Cutting Class
  • Killing Them Softly
  • Across the Tracks
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Irresistible
  • God Grew Tired of Us
  • Sleepers
  • Nightingale
  • Moonlight
  • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
  • Freddy's Nightmares
  • A River Runs Through It
  • Kick-Ass 2
  • Burn After Reading
  • Brad's Status
  • The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
  • Eat Pray Love
  • Thelma & Louise
  • Hitting the Apex
  • The Counselor
  • The OA
  • Jackass
  • By the Sea
  • The Audition
  • Beautiful Boy
  • Contact
  • Happy Feet Two
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
  • The Time Traveler's Wife
  • No Man's Land
  • Interview with the Vampire
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Ocean's Twelve
  • Johnny Suede
  • Running with Scissors
  • Too Young to Die?
  • The Dark Side of the Sun
  • Legends of the Fall
  • The Big Short
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Fight Club
  • The Devil's Own
  • The Tree of Life
  • Allied
  • King of the Hill
  • Dallas
  • Two-Fisted Tales
  • Kick-Ass
  • Friends
  • The King
  • Ocean's Eleven
  • Voyage of Time
  • No Way Out
  • The Normal Heart
  • Growing Pains
  • Ad Astra
  • Megamind
  • Troy
  • Seven Years in Tibet
  • The Image
  • World War Z
  • Year of the Dog
  • Snatch
  • The Mexican
  • Meet Joe Black
  • The Tehuacan Project
  • Happy Together

Brad Pitt awards

Has Brad Pitt won any Oscars? His list of illustrious awards includes the following:

  • 2020: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood - Best Supporting Actor by the Academy Awards or “Oscars”
  • 2019: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood - Best Film Actor in a Supporting Role by the BAFTA Awards
  • 2019: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood - Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture by the Golden Globe Awards
  • 2019: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood - Best Supporting Actor by the Chicago Film Critics Association
  • 2014: The Normal Heart - Outstanding Television Movie by the Primetime Emmy Awards
  • 2014: 12 Years a Slave – Best Picture by the Academy Awards
  • 2005: Mr. and Mrs. Smith - Choice Movie: Rumble by the Teen Choice Awards
  • 1996: 12 Monkeys - Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture by the Golden Globe Awards

Brad Pitt dating history

Pitt's dating history is also quite interesting. First, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston were married on July 29th, 2000 in a private ceremony that was held in Malibu. They separated in early 2005 but officially divorced on October 2nd, 2005. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie then got married on August 23rd, 2014 after dating for about 9 years and having kids in between. However, the two officially divorced on 12th April 2019. He has also dated other personalities like Robin Givens, Juliette Lewis, and Jill Schoelen in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Brad Pitt kids

Brad Pitt kids

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Brad now has six children with three of them being adopted and the rest he had when he was with Angelina. His first paternal child, Brad Pitt's daughter, is called Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, who was born in Swakopmund, Namibia on May 27th, 2006. The other two are twins, a boy and a girl, (Knox Léon Jolie-Pitt and Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt) and were born in Nice, France on July 12th, 2008.

The adopted children are Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt (born August 5, 2001, in Cambodia), Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt (January 8, 2005, in Awassa), and Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt (November 29, 2003, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam). He adopted all three while married to Angelina.

Brad Pitt latest news

Many years after he became famous, Brad is still a big name, and his acting talent is still at its peak as confirmed by Brad Pitt Oscars 2020 awards recently. All this for his movie Once Upon a Time. Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston were also spotted together, and fans are hoping that since both of them are single, then they should get back together.

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It is without a doubt that Brad Pitt is a legend who has had his fair share of ups and downs. As we wait for more of his films, which is your favourite Brad Pitt movie to date? Share with us your opinion in the comments section below.

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