Brad Pitt is an American actor with an estimated net worth of $240 million. He was born on December 18, 1963 in Oklahoma. His father is William, and his mother is Jana. His father ran a trucking company when Pitt was growing up. His mother was a school counselor, and he was the oldest of three kids. His brother is Douglas and his sister is Julie. The family was very religious and grew up Southern Baptist, though Pitt now states that he does not have a great relationship with God and that he cannot decide whether or not he is an atheist or if he practices agnosticism. He’s undecided, and he alternates between both depending on how he feels, or so he states.
He was an athlete in high school, and he went on to obtain a degree from the University of Missouri in 1982. He did not want to settle into a working life with his journalism degree, however, so he made the decision to move to Los Angeles and pursue a career in Hollywood, which is something that always interested him growing up. He was your typical struggling actor for some time living in LA, but he made ends meet by working odd jobs and doing what he had to do when he had to do it. He got his first big break in 1987 when he began landing small jobs. He did a lot of small guest appearances on famous television shows already well established, and he kept working to make a name for himself. He finally became the name he always wanted to become back in 1991 when he starred in “Thelma & Louise,” and really became famous.
From there, he became a leading man in most everything he did, raking in dozens upon dozens of leading roles, shows and movies. That’s what made him the Brad Pitt we all know him to be. Three years later, he took on a lead role in “Interview with a Vampire,” and that’s when he was a mainstream name. From there, there was no turning back. He is stellar in everything that he does. He has spent many year working for many charities, he produces and directs, and he is a man of many talents.
Personally, Brad Pitt’s life is a mess. He dated Robin Givens, Juliette Lewis and Gwyneth Paltrow. He had an affinity for dating the women he starred with, as he starred with all three in major movies. In 1998, he met Jennifer Aniston. Two years later they were married. Five years later the world was shocked when they announced their divorce, and it soon came out that Pitt was seeing his “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” co-star Angelina Jolie. The couple has six children together, and they were together for 12 years. They married in 2014, and they announced their divorce in 2016 amid rumors that he is a substance abuser and has not been faithful to his wife of only two years with yet another costar in another of his movies.
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