Orlando Bloom is an English actor with an estimated net worth of $35 million. He was born on January 13, 1977 in Canterbury, Kent, England. His mother is Sonia Constance, who was born in India. Her father was a physician and a surgeon. His father, Harry Saul Bloom, died when Orlando Bloom was only four. However, he later found out that his father, and the father of his older sister, is not actually his biological father. His mother informed him when he was a teenager that his real father was her partner and family friend, Colin Stone. The news was shocking to Orlando Bloom. He was raised in a religious household, and he suffers from dyslexia. His mother decided it might be a good idea for her son to focus on his artwork and the arts so that he might have a bit of distraction from the perils he faced with his dyslexia.
Throughout his childhood, Orlando Bloom spent many years studying drama and attending performing arts schools. He also participated in school plays and performances, and he found that he really loved the arts. He did not begin acting professionally until 1997, though, when he was first offered a few small roles in small film. It’s too some time before he was given a major role in “The Lord of the Rings,” and that helped him become a more famous star. Even though he’d not made his career a huge one at that point, young women were in love with his good looks and he was constantly in magazines and the press for his appearance.
It was not until he was cast as a pirate in “Pirates of the Caribbean,” alongside Keira Knightley and Johnny Depp that he finally made a big name for himself. He starred in several of the movies, becoming more famous each time. It helped him to create a name for himself, though he tends to do more serious roles in smaller more independent films these days.
Orlando Bloom’s personal life is what people are most interested in, however. He dated actress Kate Bosworth for three years until 2006. When their relationship ended, he began dating model Miranda Kerr. The two ended up getting married and having a son together in 2011. They called off their marriage in 2013. While they have not actually gotten a divorce just yet, he is dating singer Katy Perry, with whom he made international headlines in 2016 as they two were paddle boarding while on vacation and he was completely nude during the process.
Orlando Bloom has starred in more than two dozen movies in the past two decades, and he is proud of his work. Unlike other young heartthrobs, he is not someone who prefers the romantic comedy or the superhero role. He is more serious with his roles, and he tends to choose things that will take him into a new realm as an actor. It’s been working for him quite well now for almost 20 years, so good for him.
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