Not only does he steal hearts with his dashing looks, but he carries his heart on his sleeves as well. A philanthropist by nature, he is an actor by profession. William Bradley Pitt is an American actor, producer and a holder of many awards. Now let’s have a closer look at the net worth of Brad Pitt in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
Brad Pitt was born on 18th December 1963 in a city of Oklahoma, USA to father, William Alvin Pitt and mother, Jane Etta. He was surrounded by a lot of nature while growing up as his family later moved to Springfield, Missouri.
He was an active member of various school teams in Kickapoo High School before enrolling at the University of Missouri from where he majored in Journalism. However, he left the university two weeks before graduation for films and went to the city of stars to fulfil his dreams, Los Angeles. Since his acting debut in May 1987, Brad has acted in many television series and movies, sometimes featuring as a guest and sometimes as the lead.
Brad Pitt has dated several of his co-stars including Gwyneth Paltrow whom he dated for 3 years. Brad got married to Jennifer Anniston in 1998 but their marriage only lasted for 7 years, and they got divorced in 2005. Following that divorce, he got involved with Angelina Jolie, and after a long relationship with her, he married Jolie in the year 2014, but that also ended in 2016 when Jolie filed for divorce. Brad Pitt has three kids of his own with Angelina Jolie, and along with that the couple had adopted three more kids. Following the divorce, the question of their custody is not yet answered.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
One has to take small steps to reach the top, and Brad Pitt’s career has made this very clear. In 1987, when he debuted in the industry, he acted in a few movies without credit, and it was in the NBC soap opera “Another World” that he grabbed a two-episode role. After that, he appeared in a few television series or sitcoms such as “Growing Pains”, “Dallas” and “21 Jump Street”.
In 1988, he got his first leading movie role in “The Dark Side of the Sun”. The following year, he appeared in “Happy Together” and “Cutting Class”. His acting in movies like “Too Young to Die” and “The Image” followed by “Thelma & Louise” attracted many fans to him. Brad Pitt’s work in the biographical movie “A River Runs Through It” was described as a “career-making performance”. For his role in “The Legends of the Fall”, he received a Golden Globe nomination for the best actor category.
Brad Pitt’s 1995 crime thriller “Seven” was critically acclaimed while the science fiction “12 Monkeys” garnered great reviews. He won the best supporting role award by the prestigious Golden Globe for his role and also grabbed a nomination in the Academy Awards under the same category. During 1999-2003, he starred in “Fight Club”, “Snatch”, “The Village Voice, “Spy Game”, “Ocean’s Eleven” as well as the famous sitcom “Friends” for which he even received a nomination for the Emmy awards.
Brad Pitt’s 2005 action-comedy movie “Mr and Mrs Smith” quickly became the biggest hit of that year. “Inglorious Bastards”, “MoneyBall”, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, “The Big Short” and “Fury” are some of his most famous movies.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The total estimated net worth of Brad Pitt as of the year 2018 is $300 million. He has earned all this through his more than 3 decades-long career in the industry. His per movie earnings are estimated to be $20 million. Along with endorsing perfumes like “Chanel No.5”, he has also carried endorsement deals internationally with Cadillac in China. Brad Pitt owns 6 cars including Audi Q7 and BMW Hydrogen 7.
During his time in the industry, Brad Pitt has strived for the best and achieved the best. He is also a philanthropist and works closely with foundations like Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada, Jolie-Pitt foundation, Make It Right Foundation and ONE Campaign. We can’t wait for his next movie and wish him the best for his next venture!