Brad Pitt is one of the most well-known actors due to his looks and great acting skills. He also became famous because of his controversial relationships. Let us look into Brad Pitt’s life and determine how he got his net worth from scratch.
Stage Name: Brad Pitt
Real Name: William Bradley “Brad” Pitt
Occupation: Writer, Professional Actor
Birthday: December 18, 1963
Place of Origin: Oklahoma, United States of America
Total Net Worth: $300 million
William Bradley “Brad” Pitt or commonly known as Brad Pitt was born on December 18,1963 at Shawnee Oklahoma. He is the son of William Alvin Pitt and Jane Etta. Born and raised as a baptist in a conservative household.
While young, Brad Pitt was a sports type of guy, which would be shown in his movies which mostly involves stunts.
He attended Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Missouri. He was a member of the tennis, swimming and golf team. At first, Brad Pitt’s focus was to become a successful journalist, but in 1987, his acting career started when he took lessons from Roy London, which changes his view on the said art.
His acting career in 1987 were mostly minor roles in films such as “Less than Zero”, “No man’s land”, “No way out”. He also appeared in two episodes of the NBC television network’s “Another world” — a sitcom of the said network.
If you watched the movie “21 Jump Street”, you would’ve seen a cameo Brad Pitt had done on the movie, while he was signed as the main actor of the movie “The Dark Side of the Sun”.
1994 when Brad Pitt was included in an ensemble cast alongside other well-known hollywood stars such as Antonio Banderas, Kristen Dunst, Tom Cruise, and also Christian Slater in the movie “Interview with the Vampire”.
By the next year, he was with Morgan Freeman and Gwyneth Paltrow in the movie “Seven”. The movie became a huge hit in the box-office and earned as much as $327 million.
Over the next years, Pitt appeared in a lot of movies such as “Sleepers”, “Meet Joe Black”, and the “Devil’s Own”. However, one of the best movies that made Brad Pitt a very well-known Hollywood actor was the movie he was casted in 1999, titled “Fight Club”.
Brad Pitt got married in the year 2000, with a fellow actor and the movie “Friends” star, Jennifer Aniston. They lasted a couple years and got divorced in 2005.
Year 2001 when the rising star, Brad Pitt, played a major part in the movie “Ocean’s Eleven”, alongside co-actors Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, and George Clooney. The movie was so great and proved to be a major hit in the box office with an earning of $450 million.
In 2003, he also starred as the voice-actor in the animated series “Sinbad: The Legend of the Seven Seas”.
Brad Pitt became associated with Angelina Jolie, who is also a professional actor. They got married in the year 2014 and were divorced later on after 2 years due to some irreconcilable differences.
Brad Pitt has been in a lot of movies, you can check them out below.
As of the year 2021, Brad Pitt’s net worth is now at $300 million.
Brad Pitt’s Money
Brad and his partner spent an astounding $322 million just to buy a yacht. Decorated it with an amount of $200,000 to make it more beautiful. Journalists even named the yacht as a superyacht due to the amount spent on it.
Although Brad Pitt spent a lot of money, he is a humanitarian. Alongside his ex-wife Angelina Jolie, they donated a lot of money to support different charities located around the world throughout their acting career.
When the Haiti tragedy happened, Brad Pitt and his ex-wife Angelina Jolie donated $1 million to Haiti’s emergency response team, Doctors Without Borders, to fully support the residents of Haiti.
He also donated 40 orthopedic beds that cost $100,000 each to Islamabad Hospital.
2008 when Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie donated an amount of $2 million to a clinic located in Ethiopia to fight against the epidemic.
- Seven (Movie, 1995)
- Golden Globes (Best Performance, 1996)
- Fight Club (Movie, 1999)
- Snatch (Movie, 2000)
- Ocean’s Eleven (Movie, 2001)
- Mr. and Mrs. Smith (Movie, 2005)
- The Curious case of Benjamin Button (Movie, 2008)
- Fury (Movie, 2014)
- Primetime Emmy Awards (Outstanding Television Movie, 2014) – Won
- Allied (Movie, 2016)
Quotes made famous by Brad Pitt
“What’s valuable to me has become clearer as I’ve got older. To me, it’s about the value of your time and your day and the value of the people you spend it with.” – Brad Pitt
“My father came from a very poor background, but I was very fortunate in the sense that we were never in need. My dad was determined to make sure that we didn’t want things. He wanted to give us more opportunity than he had, a better shot at a better life.” – Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt Total Net Worth
Even up to this moment, Brad Pitt is considered as one of the richest actors in the world. From his early childhood life up to he is now, due to his acting career and with a positive mindset, he became one of the most successful actors and is now in a net worth of $300 million.