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Brad Pitt Bio, Age, Height, Family, Education, Wife, Career, Net Worth

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Brad Pitt is an American thespian, and film producer known as one of the most influential and powerful people in the American entertainment industry
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Brad Pitt Biography

Brad Pitt is an American thespian, and film producer known as one of the most influential and powerful people in the American entertainment industry. He has received various honorary awards, including two Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, two British Academy Film Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award.

Brad Pitt Age

Brad’s birth name is William Bradley Pitt. Currently, Brad is 60 years old. He was born in the year 1963, on December 18.

Brad Pitt Height

Pitt stands at an above-average height of 5 feet 11 inches, which is 1.8 m or 180 cm.

Brad Pitt Education

He attended Kickapoo High School, where he was involved in sports, debating, student government, and school musicals. Later on, he enrolled at the University of Missouri, where he majored in journalism with a concentration mainly on advertising. Occasionally, he acted in fraternity shows. Unfortunately, he left college two credits short of graduating to move to California to pursue an acting career.

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Brad Pitt Career

Pitt’s acting career began at the age of 23, in 1987.  Pitt took acting lessons from coach Roy London. He had various roles in the hit Fox television series 21 Jump Street. Subsequently, he appeared in episodes for television shows in the late 1980s, where he played his first major role in the slasher film Cutting Class in 1989. His leading roles in big-budget productions came with A River Runs Through It in 1992 and Interview with the Vampire in 1994. He earned his first Golden Globe nomination when he was cast opposite Anthony Hopkins in the 1994 drama Legends of the Fall. Later, he secured a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor and an Academy Award nomination; this was in 1995 after he performed in the crime thriller Seven and the science fiction film 12 Monkeys.

He rose to prominence in 1999 after starring in the cult hit Fight Club, then in the international hit Rusty Ryan in Ocean’s Eleven Year 2001 and its sequels, Ocean’s Twelve Year 2004 and Ocean’s Thirteen Year 2007. He gained worldwide recognition from 2004 to 2008, including his greatest commercial successes as Troy in 2004 and Mr. and Mrs. Smith in 2005. Then he received his second Academy Award nomination for his title-role performance in the 2008 film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

Brad Pitt Family

Pitt, whose full name is William Bradley Pitt, was born to his parents, William Avin Pitt and Jane Etta Pitt. His father, Bradley, owned a trucking
company while his mother, Jane, was a school counselor. He is the eldest of his siblings, his brother Doug Pitt and his sister Julie Pitt Neal. They all grew up in Springfield, Missouri, where his parents still live today.

Brad Pitt Marriage

Brad has been married twice. He married Jennifer Aniston on July 29, 2000, in a private wedding ceremony in Malibu. Unfortunately, two months later, Jennifer decided to file for divorce because of irreconcilable differences. One month later, in April 2005, after his divorce from Aniston, Brad was photographed by a group of paparazzi at a beach in Kenya with Angelina Jolie and her son Maddox. Jolie confirmed she was pregnant with Pitt`s child, thereby publicly acknowledging their relationship for the first time. They announced their engagement in April 2012.  and did their wedding on August 23, 2014, which was private in Los Angeles at Chateau Miraval, France. Unfortunately, again, Jolie filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences, and on April 12, 2019, they were declared legally single. Brad and Jolie have three biological kids and three adopted ones.

Brad Pitt’s Net Worth

Brad’s net worth is currently about $400 million. He is among the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. He has lucrative endorsements in addition to his movie earnings.