Brad Pitt Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.
Brad Pitt Net Worth 2020 – Brad Pitt is a renowned American actor who started out with insignificant roles in Hollywood movies. Displaying an interest in acting since a very young age, the actor dropped out of college to pursue a career in the showbiz world.
William Bradley Pitt was born to a truck company owner, William Alvin, and his wife, Jane Etta, a counsellor in a school, on December 18, 1963, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. He later settled down in Springfield, Missouri with his family consisting of two other siblings, Doug and Julie Neal.
Pitt dated co-actresses, Robin Givens, Juliette Lewis, and Jill Schoelen. From 1994-97, he was in a relationship with American actress Gwyneth Paltrow.
In 2000, he married actress Jennifer Aniston, of ‘Friends’ fame. However, after five years of marriage, the two actors decided to separate.
Subsequently after the announcement of his divorce, Brad started dating actress Angelina Jolie in 2004. However, the two, popularly known as “Brangelina”, got married on August 23, 2014. After staying together for 12 years, in September Angelina Jolie filed for divorce with Brad Pitt and announced their separation.
Together the couple have a daughter, Shiloh Nouvel, as well as twins, Knox Léon and Vivienne Marcheline. They also have three adopted children, Maddox Chivan, Pax Thien, and Zahara Marley. The three were born in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Ethiopia, respectively.
The young boy pursued his secondary education from the ‘Kickapoo High School’. In school, he showed interest in co-curricular activities like swimming, acting, golf, tennis, and debates.
In 1982, he joined the ‘University of Missouri’, to study journalism, with a specialisation in advertising, but quit two weeks before graduating.
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Brad Pitt’s first jobs came in television, appearing in episodes of Dallas, the daytime soap Another World, the sitcom Growing Pains and in 1990’s short-lived Fox Television series Glory Days.
The immensely talented actor was cast alongside actors Gwyneth Paltrow and Morgan Freeman, in ‘Seven’, in the year 1995 as a detective trying to catch a serial killer.
The movie was a hit at the box-office, earning $327 million. The next few years, he appeared in fairly successful movies like ‘Sleepers’, ‘Meet Joe Black’, and ‘The Devil’s Own’. He also played the role of Austrian climber Heinrich Harrer in a movie titled ‘Seven Years in Tibet’, but the film failed to impress audiences.
In December 2001, the rising star played a major part in ‘Ocean’s Eleven’, with a large cast including Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, and George Clooney. The film proved to be a major hit at the box-office.
He also played in the sequels of Ocean’s Eleven which was quite a huge success. In 2005, action-comedy movie ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’, starring Pitt and Angelina Jolie, was released and became one of the most successful films of the year.
In the following year, Pitt’s production house, ‘Plan B Entertainment’ released ‘The Departed’. The movie was directed by Martin Scorcese and starred great actors like Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson and Mark Wahlberg, and was awarded the ‘Oscar’ for ‘Best Picture’.
This impressive actor is known for his strong performances in most of his movies, but it is ‘World War Z’ that packs a punch with splendid acting, thrilling moments, and a sound storyline.
The film, released in 2013, was such a big hit that it grossed 539 million dollars at the box-office, surpassing his other movies like ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ and ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’.
As of November 2020, Brad Pitt net worth currently is $350 million. Most of his earnings come from the numerous high grossing films he has appeared or produced. Brad Pitt’s net worth will likely change due to the divorce filed by Angelina Jolie.
Brad Pitt’s net worth has largely been boosted by earning from high grossing films which he has been part of. No one can deny how fantastic Brad Pitt is and how incredibly he pulls off crazy stunts. His future looks bright, considering he is still in good shape and still looking more handsome.