Only few can people get as famous as Brad Pitt, he is one of the most recognisable people on the planet. He has been a Hollywood mainstay for over three decades, during which time he has been nominated for seven Academy Awards (winning two), lauded by critics and peers, and made tens of millions of dollars.
Even while Pitt has recently shown interest in other interests, such as raising his children, running a winery, and even producing, he continues to rake in enormous payments for a wide range of films, including dramatic fare, comedies, and action blockbusters like Bullet Train.
Early Life of Brad Pitt
William Bradley Pitt was born on December 18th, 1963 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. The city of Springfield, Missouri, was where Brad and his two younger siblings had their early education. He received his education from the University of Missouri, where he focused his studies on journalism with a concentration in advertising as his major.
In the course of his studies at the university, he developed an interest in acting and conceived the notion of relocating to Los Angeles. He abruptly dropped out of school and relocated to California just two weeks shy of finishing all of the requirements necessary to earn his degree.
Which Films Did He Star in?
During the year 1987, Pitt made his film debut in supporting roles for the films Less Than Zero, No Way Out, and No Man’s Land. On NBC, Pitt also guest-starred in two episodes of the sitcom Another World.
Next his cameo appearance in the film 21 Jump Street the following year, Brad Pitt was cast in the lead role of the film The Dark Side of the Sun. Cast alongside Antonia Banderas, Kristen Dunst, Tom Cruise, and Christian Slater in 1994’s “Interview with the Vampire,” Pitt played a key role.
Later that year, he appeared in “Seven” with A-listers including Morgan Freeman and Gwyneth Paltrow. Box office receipts for the film totaled $327 million. During the subsequent years, Pitt starred in a string of box office hits like Sleepers, Meet Joe Black, and The Devil’s Own.
Pitt starred in the 1999 film ‘Fight Club,’ which has become one of his most well-known roles. The actor Brad Pitt wed his co-star from “Friends,” Jennifer Aniston, in 2000, and the couple separated in 2005.
The young actress made her big-screen debut among established stars like Matt Damon, George Clooney, and Julia Roberts in 2001’s “Ocean’s Eleven.” The picture was a huge success at the box office, bringing in over $450 million around the world.
Pitt’s recent filmography includes the likes of Ad Astra, Moneyball, Inglourious Basterds, and many others. Below are some of his finest moments.
Brad Pitt Net Worth
Acclaimed actor and filmmaker Brad Pitt has a $300 million fortune according to Celebrity Net Worth. Brad has made his mark as a global superstar and top earner in the entertainment industry.
Brad Pitt’s breakthrough role in “12 Monkeys” propelled him to Hollywood superstardom and led to him commanding eight figures each film. Already in the early 2000s, he was demanding $20 million or more for a single acting part. These days, his fee for a job is somewhere around $25 million.
An estimate of his net worth puts him at $300 million, although the sum total of his assets is more than $1 billion.
Properties Owned by Him
Brad and Angelina made an estimated $117.5 million during their marriage from 2014 to 2016, when they filed for divorce (according to Forbes). Brad is estimated to have earned $379.5 million since 1999. Many people were confused by the couple’s divorce announcement, and it appears that they are still having trouble dividing their assets.
Brad and Angelina had a $322 million “superyacht” and a $4.5 million New Orleans property that they sold. When next year’s Cannes Film Festival rolls around, and you see Brad floating on it, you’ll know who won.
Brad fell in love with Mallorca while filming Allied and just before they announced their divorce, he purchased a $3.1 million villa there. However, the best part is that this is far from all of his possessions.
If I were to mention every single one of his 100 million dollar portfolio of real estate and his hydrogen-powered cars, this article would be incredibly long and you would be here all day.
Who Was He Romantically Involved With?
Jennifer Aniston is Brad’s ex-wife. They wed in 2000 and called it quits in 2005. Rumor has it that he had an affair with his Mr. and Mrs. Smith co-star Angelina Jolie, leading to their breakup. Brad and Angelina were together for over a decade before getting married in 2014. They finalized their separation in 2016 and divorced in 2019.
Both biological and adopted children are included in the six children that Pitt and Angelina Jolie have. They made a total of $7.6 million via the sale of photo rights to North American publication People Magazine for $4.1 million and British publication Hello! for $3.5 million after Jolie gave birth to their daughter Shiloh.
They made another $15 million off of People and Hello! after the birth of their twins Knox and Vivienne. As of now, that remains the highest price ever paid for an image of a famous person.
His Charitable Works
Brad Pitt is very involved in charitable work. Together with his exe-girlfriend Angelina Jolie, they have given a significant amount of money to a variety of charitable organisations located all over the world.
Together, Jolie and Pitt gave a donation of one million dollars to the Haitian chapter of Doctors Without Borders, which is an organisation that provides medical assistance during times of need.
An Islamabad hospital was the recipient of a donation of 40 orthopaedic beds valued at $100,000 from Pitt. In 2008, Pitt and Jolie gave a clinic in Ethiopia a donation of $2 million to assist in the fight against the widespread health epidemics.