Brad Pitt is a well-known actor and producer, who has appeared in numerous popular movies over the course of his career. Brad Pitt is a talented actor and producer who has made a significant impact on Hollywood over the course of his career. His early success in the 1990s paved the way for a successful career as a leading man, and he has also become known for his work as a producer. Despite personal struggles and a high-profile divorce, Pitt has remained committed to charitable causes and continues to be one of Hollywood’s most recognizable and respected stars.
Brad Pitt Early Life
Brad Pitt was born (on December 18, 1963), in Oklahoma, United State of America. Brad grew up in Springfield, Missouri, with his parents, William Alvin Pitt and Jane Etta Pitt, and his younger siblings, Doug and Julie Neal. He was also involved in school theater productions and musicals. After graduating in 1982, he attended the University of Missouri, where he studied journalism and advertising.
During his time at college, Pitt became interested in acting and dropped out of university just two weeks before completing his degree to move to Los Angeles and pursue a career in acting. He worked odd jobs and took acting classes while auditioning for roles, and eventually landed his first television role in 1987 on the soap opera “Another World.”
Brad Pitt Career
Pitt began his acting career in the late 1980s, appearing in guest roles on various TV shows, including “Dallas,” “Growing Pains,” and “21 Jump Street.” His breakthrough role came in 1991 when he played the hitchhiker J.D. in the movie “Thelma & Louise.” The role earned him widespread recognition and critical acclaim, and he quickly became a sought-after leading man.
Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Pitt appeared in numerous popular movies, including “Interview with the Vampire” (1994), “Legends of the Fall” (1994), “Se7en” (1995), and “Fight Club” (1999). He also starred in the “Ocean” trilogy (2001-2007), alongside George Clooney and Matt Damon.
In addition to his acting career, Pitt has also been involved in producing movies. He based the production company Plan B Entertainment with Jennifer Aniston and Brad Gray in 2001. The corporation has produced numerous successful films, such as “The Departed”, “12 Years a Slave”, and “Moonlight”.
Brad Pitt’s Personal Life
Brad Pitt has been in several high-profile relationships throughout his career. The couple Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston began dating in 2005 and got married in 2014. Brad Pitt has six children, three of whom were adopted and three of whom are his biological children with Angelina Jolie.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s daughters and sons are Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne. Brad Pitt has had some legal issues in his personal life as well. In 2016, he was investigated for child abuse after an alleged altercation with his son Maddox on a private plane. He was later cleared of any wrongdoing. Brad Pitt has also struggled with substance abuse in the past. He has admitted to using drugs and alcohol as a coping mechanism for the stress of his career and personal life. However, he has sought treatment and has been sober for several years.
Pitt has been involved in various charitable and humanitarian causes throughout his career. He has supported the ONE Campaign, an organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable diseases, and he has been involved in efforts to rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. In 2019, Pitt won his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” (2019).