Brad Pitt is an American film actor, whose filmography is replete with loud names, ranging from copyright projects and ending with full-blown blockbusters. Having made his debut with passing roles, Pitt was able to eventually enter the list of the highest-paid Hollywood stars. Today, his fortune is estimated at several hundred million dollars.
Childhood and youth
Brad Pitt’s real name is William Bradley Pitt. He was born on December 18, 1963 in the town of Shauni, which is located in Oklahoma. Father William Pitt worked as a manager in a trucking company, and mother Jane Etta Hillhouse was a teacher.
Brad Pitt’s early biography was related to the city of Springfield, where the family moved immediately after his birth. After 3 years, Brad’s brother, Doug, was born, and after 3 years – sister Julia.
At school, young Pitt was involved in sports, attended a music club and was a member of student management. After graduation, the young man became a student at Columbia University. In it, he studied advertising and journalism. After graduating from high school, the guy went to conquer Hollywood. At that time, William Bradley changed his name. Upon arrival in Hollywood, the young man was first forced to work as a loader and animator.
Brad’s first love was for a classmate at school. The personal life of Brad Pitt because of his attractiveness (with a height of 180 cm, his weight did not exceed 74 kg) was always under the gun of the paparazzi. The artist had novels with partners in the crime drama “Die Young” Juliette Lewis and the thriller “Seven” Gwyneth Paltrow.
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston met on the set of the series “Friends”. In the summer of 2000, lovers officially married. The happy husband shared in many interviews that Jen is the woman of his dreams. The couple bought a house in Beverly Hills and dreamed of a child, but in 2005 the couple broke up.
Even before the divorce, the actor began a relationship with the main beauty of Hollywood – actress Angelina Jolie, who was his partner in the famous film “Mr. and Mrs. Smith. ” The point in relations between Brad and Jennifer was put by journalists, posting on public display the joint photos of the actor and his new passion while relaxing on the beach.
The native children of Brad Pitt and Angelina began to be born in 2006 – their daughter Shilo Nouvel was born, and in July 2008, twins, a girl Vivien Marcheline and a boy Knox Leon. In addition, Brad Pitt became the father of all adoptive children – Jolie Maddox Sivan, Pax Thien, and Zahara Marley. On August 23, 2014, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt officially registered the marriage.
Divorce from Angelina Jolie
Mid-September 2016 shocked the whole world with news of the divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The couple calls the cause of the divorce “irreconcilable differences.” But a lot of rumors on this issue have grown: from the upbringing of children, the character of Jolie, alcoholism, and assault of Pitt to the betrayal of her husband and actress Marion Cotillard.
Parting with his wife and children Pitt was experiencing hard. He became interested in sculpture. At one time, the actor was credited with an affair with the architect and professor of the Massachusetts University of Technology Nery Oxman, in 2018, Brad appeared in public with a spiritual healer and jeweler Seth Hari Khalsa. He was also noticed in the company of Charlize Theron, but the actress denied rumors about the novel. According to her, she and Pitt are just old friends, and she provided him moral support during the difficult period of her life.
In 2019, when the divorce process was almost over, the followers from the start of the screen heard that he was optimistic about the possibility of his reunion with Jolie.
Nevertheless, the ex-wife is still not together, although Angelina continues to control Brad’s life. She forbade Pitt to be friends with rapper Kanye West – husband Kim Kardashian. The actress suggests that such an acquaintance will negatively affect the development of the couple’s children.
At the end of 2019, fans started talking about Pitt’s possible reunion with ex-wife Jennifer Aniston. The rumor that they are together again appeared after a joint visit to a Christmas party. Later, celebrities several times came together at a ceremony where they held hands and even hugged, but the actors have refused to publicly confirm the resumption of relations
The first Oscar, Brad Pitt received in 2014. The drama “12 Years of Slavery” was named by the US Academy of Sciences as the best film of the year. Pitt became one of the producers of the picture and played a supporting role in it. In the same year, he starred in the action-adventure thriller Rage, where he played Sergeant Don Collier.
In 2017, Pitt’s next production project was successful. The film “Moonlight” won 3 Oscar nominations out of 8 announced, including “Best Film of the Year”.
Among the actor’s bright works is an episodic role without words in the 2018 Deadpool 2 blockbuster, for which he received a symbolic fee – a cup of cappuccino. And this despite the fact that the box office grossing of the film for 3 months of rental exceeded $ 700 million. Colleagues praised Pitt’s act, calling it hooliganism. Brad’s hero named Invisible jumps from a helicopter and dies.
Brad Pitt now
In 2020, the big premiere of Quentin Tarantino’s film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” took place, in which Brad Pitt played the main character – an understudy of the Hollywood western star performed by Leonardo DiCaprio. The drama was warmly received by the audience and critics, and the role brought the performer $ 10 million.