Brad Pitt is a widely-known American actor and film producer who has won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for his acting. He is not only famous for his fantastic performances but also recognized as one of the most attractive male celebrities globally, earning himself the nickname "Hollywood's golden boy."

Early Life and Education

William Bradley Pitt was born on December 18, 1963, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. He grew up in Springfield, Missouri with his siblings Doug Pitt and Julie Neal. His father owned a trucking company while his mother worked as a school counselor.

Pitt studied journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia before dropping out to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles.


Pitt started his career with uncredited roles in commercials before making his debut in the film industry with "Hunk" (1987). However, his breakthrough role came through Ridley Scott's movie "Thelma & Louise" (1991), which gained him significant attention from critics and audience alike.

He then starred in movies such as A River Runs Through It (1992), Legends of the Fall (1994), Se7en (1995) and Fight Club (1999). With Moneyball (2011) he received a nomination for Best Actor At The Oscars followed by winning an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood(2019).

Alongside acting, he produced several critically acclaimed films such as The Departed (2006), 12 Years a Slave(2013) etc.

Personal Life

Pitt married Jennifer Aniston in 2000; they separated after 5 years of marriage. Afterward, he dated Angelina Jolie whom he met on the set of Mr & Mrs Smith movie. They wedded each other privately at their French estate Château Miraval and adopted three children along with having biological children together before getting separated in 2016 .


Brad Pitt is renowned as one of the most popular and recognizable movie stars in the world. Alongside his remarkable career achievements as an actor and a producer, he has also become a prominent humanitarian, supporting causes such as rebuilding New Orleans after hurricane Katrina with his foundation Make it Right. Overall he is an iconic figure that continues to charm us with his performances both on and off-screen.