One of the most iconic and likable actors in Hollywood today is Brad Pitt. It is not all too often that you meet someone who doesn’t like Brad Pitt. I mean, aside from the whole Jennifer Aniston fiasco, he seems like a really good guy. It also doesn’t hurt that most of his movies are well selected. He is undoubtedly one of the most reliable and bankable actors today the soil that touches the star, literally turns into gold.
At the start of his career, he was known for portraying as a cowboy hitchhiker in the movie Thelma & Louise. He made his rise to the highest of success. He’s possessing a God Gifted talent and a great fortune that has made him one of the highly demanding and riches actors in Hollywood. At the end of 2019, it was revealed that Pitt’s overwhelming net worth stands at around a whopping plus $300 million dollars!
Initial Days of Brad’s Life
Brad grew up in the city of Springfield, Missouri and attended Kickapoo High School and graduated from there in 1982. He quit his studies before only two weeks of the completion of the course of Journalism. And moved to Los Angeles to learn about films. Here he got admission to acting schools and did different odd jobs.
The Movies that Made the Pitt Famous All Over the Globe
In 1987, he started his acting career in various movies with uncredited parts. The movies he worked in those days, are No Man’s Land, Less Than Zero, and No Way Out., Another World was a soap by which he made his debut on the TV, and soon after this soap, and he appeared as a guest star in the ABC sitcom Growing Pains.
Then he was hired by the CBS primetime series Dallas and portrayed in Head of the Class, Glory Days, Friends, Thirty Something and Fox Police drama 21 Jump Street.
The Time, When Brad Got His First Leading Role in Hollywood
The movie ‘The Dark Side of the Sun’ was released in 1988. Was a production of Yugoslavian-US co-production that opened the doors of fame, wealth, and honor on Brad. He got his first leading role in this movie and now the sky was the limit for Brad. On his credit, there are several films, and telefilms like Too Young to Die. Across the Tracks, Cutting Class, and Happy Together, and The Image.
He got an opportunity to play a leading role in the ‘A River Runs Through It’. It was the film with a big budget that helped him to get wider recognition of the role he played in the movie is considered as his career-making performance. In 1994, he played the role of a vampire in the horror film, Interview with the Vampire; The Vampire Chronicles proved as a major turning point in his acting career.
In the following lines, you can find some of the highlights of Brad’s glorious career and achievements.
- Seven (1995)
- Fight Club (1999)
- Snatch (2000)
- Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
- Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
- Fury (2014)
- Allied (2016)
Detail of Nominations and Awards won by Brad Pitt
There is a big list of nominations and awards won by Brad Pitt. According to a report, Brad has received over 140 nominations and has got over 60 awards. Brad has been credited with more than two Golden Globe Awards including 1 Saturn Awards for his best performance.
He got 4 PGA in six nominations, 1 Screen Actors Guild Awards and 1 Emmy Award for starring in The Normal Heart Primetime for Outstanding Television Movie in 2014. Moreover, there are many other credits, honors, nominations, and awards won by this all-time favorite actor.
The Net Worth of Brad Pitt
Brad has earned huge net worth. As the estimated net worth of this superstar is more than $250. There is a large number of his movies, which has earned him millions of dollars from around the world. His fans and lovers wait for his movies. His latest movie Ad Astra was released in Sep 2019 cost $87.5 million. Yet it has collected $127.5 million since its release till now.