Brad Pitt Biography

Bio & Physical Stats/ Personal Life

Full NameWilliam Bradley Pitt
Nick NameBrad
Profession(s)
  • Film Director
  • Film Producer
  • Voice Cast
  • Film Actor
  • TV Producer
Date of Birth (2024) 18 December, 1963
Age 60 years
Height (approx.)
  • 5ft 11inch
Weight (approx.)70 kg
Eye ColorLight Bluish-Green
Hair ColorCaramel Hue
BirthplaceShawnee, Oklahoma, U.S.
Zodiac SignSagittarius
ReligionSouthern Baptist
GenderMale
NationalityAmerican
EducationKickapoo High School / University of Missouri
Brad Pitt’s Father

William Alvin Pitt (Businessperson)

William Alvin Pitt

Brad Pitt’s Mother

Jane Etta Pitt (School Counsellor.)

Jane Etta Pitt

Siblings

Brother: Doug Pitt

Sister: Julie Pitt

Brad Pitt's siblings

Marital StatusDivorced
Spouse
  • Jennifer Aniston (m. 2000, div. 2005)
  • Angelina Jolie (m. 2014, div. 2019)
  • Brad Pitt's Spouse
Brad Pitt’s Children
    • Shiloh Jolie-Pitt (Daughter)
    • Vivienne Jolie-Pitt (Daughter)
    • Zahara Jolie-Pitt (Daughter)
    • Knox Jolie-Pitt (Son)
    • Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt (Son)
    • Pax Jolie-Pitt (Son)

Brad Pitt's Children

Hobbies(s)Fruits, Vegetables and Lean Proteins
Hobbies
  • Art & Craft
  • Business
  • Dance
  • Designing
  • Education
  • Future Prediction
  • Games
  • Health & Fitness
Car Collection
  • Jeep Cherokee
  • Chevrolet Tahoe
  • Audi Q7
  • Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG
Net Worth$400 million

Favourites

Resting Place
  • Berlin
  • Germany
  • Tripadvisor
Sweet things
  • Toaster Strudel
  • Strawberry Twizzlers
  • Frosted Flakes
Films
  • True Romance (1993)
  • Se7en (1995)
  • Fight Club (1999)
  • Burn After Reading (2008)
  • Inglourious Basterds (2009)
  • Fury (2014)
Actors
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Robert Redford
  • Mickey Rourke
  • Kevin Costner
  • Sean Penn
  • Timothy Hutton
ActressDianne Wiest
Color Green
FoodPizza
Perfume

Lorenzo Villoresi Musk

Game

Football

Drink

Whiskey

Brad Pitt Biography

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From Journalism Student to Acting Legend

William Bradley Pitt, known as Brad Pitt, was born on 18 December 1963 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. His parents William Alvin Pitt and Jane Etta (née Hillhouse), raised him in Springfield, Missouri. Pitt’s father owned a trucking company, and his mother worked as a school counsellor. He grew up in a conservative Southern Baptist household with his younger siblings, Doug and Julie Neal.

Pitt attended Kickapoo High School, where he was joined in sports, debating, student government, and school musicals. After his graduation in 1982, he entered the University of Missouri, importance in journalism and focusing on advertising. After two weeks of completing his degree, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a continued career in acting. Starting days in LA were challenging, with Pitt taking on odd jobs to make ends meet while attending acting classes.

Brad Pitt's Early Hollywood Journey

Upon arriving in Los Angeles, Pitt took acting lessons and supported himself with odd jobs. He made his TV show debut (1987) with uncredited roles in “No Way Out” and “Less Than Zero.” Pitt also appeared in TV shows like “Another World” and “Growing Pains.” His first important act came in 1988 with the film “The Dark Side of the Sun,” though its release was postponed until 1997 due to the Croatian War of Independence.

His brilliant role came in 1991 with the film “Thelma & Louise,” where he played the charming drifter J.D. Pitt’s brief. However, his memorable performance captured the Hollywood industry and established him as a growing star. These roles are in films like “Johnny Suede” and “A River Runs Through It” (1992), directed by Robert Redford.

Iconic Roles That Shaped His Career

His beginning break came in 1987 when he played an essential role in the hit TV series Dallas. His indisputable acting prowess precisely garnered thinking, leading to substantial roles in films like Cutting Class (1989) and Thelma & Louise (1991). In Thelma & Louise, his portrayal of the charming drifter J.D. became iconic, cementing his status as a rising star.

In 1990, he saw his journey skyrocket with beautiful films. His role in “A River Runs Through It,” directed by Robert Redford, tries to convey nuanced performances. Outstanding roles succeeded in “Legends of the Fall,” “Interview with the Vampire,” and “Se7en.” Each performance demonstrated Pitt’s range, from romantic leads to complex, darker characters.

Brad Pitt's Hollywood Ascent in the Mid-'90s

in 1994 Pitt was on the set of “Legends of the Fall,” as Tristan Ludlow. His performance earned him his debut Golden Globe nomination and solidified his standing as a prominent actor. That following year, he starred as a role as a support actor as”True Romance” by Quentin Tarantino “True Romance,” further expanding his horizons.

Pitt’s most memorable role came in the 1995 crime drama “Seven,” directed by David Fincher. He starred alongside Morgan Freeman, he played the detective David Mills, a role which demonstrated his capacity to play difficult characters. The film received a favourable review and was a commercial success that established his status as a leading Hollywood film star.

Pitt followed that with an well-received appearance on “12 Monkeys” (1995) which was produced by Terry Gilliam. In the role of mentally unstable Jeffrey Goines, Pitt earned his first Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He also won an award for a Golden Globe.

Versatility and Critical Acclaim

Pitt’s versatility was evident when his roles varied that tested him and the audience. He starred in 1999 as David Fincher in “Fight Club,” a film which has now become the most sought-after classic of all time. The character he played, the anarchist Tyler Durden showcased his ability to portray diverse, complex characters. The performance further established Pitt’s status as an actor who is willing to try new things and push limits.

in 2001 Pitt was a part of Steven Soderbergh’s “Ocean’s Eleven,” a Heist movie that was successful in terms of commercial appeal and critical success. The cast of the ensemble that included George Clooney, Matt Damon along with Julia Roberts, brought out the desirable qualities of Pitt by highlighting his hilarious performance and charismatic presence on screen. The popularity that was “Ocean’s Eleven” led to two sequels that further affirmed Pitt’s standing as an iconic Hollywood big-name actor.

brad pitt and angelina jolie

Humanitarian Efforts and Personal Life

n addition to his film-making achievements, Brad Pitt has significantly helped out in humanitarian endeavors. In 2006, he along with his former partner Angelina Jolie established the Jolie-Pitt Foundation with the goal of supporting humanitarian ini