Brad Pitt is an actor and film producer. Pitt has received four Academy Award nominations and five Golden Globe Award nominations, winning one Golden Globe. He has been described as one of the world’s most attractive men, a label for which he has received substantial media attention.
Brad Pitt first gained recognition as a cowboy hitchhiker in the road movie Thelma & Louise. His first leading roles in big-budget productions came with A River Runs Through It, Interview with the Vampire, and Legends of the Fall. In 1995, Brad Pitt gave critically acclaimed performances in the crime thriller Seven and the science fiction film 12 Monkeys, the latter earning him a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor and an Academy Award nomination.
Four years later, Brad Pitt starred in the cult hit Fight Club. He then starred in the major international hit Ocean’s Eleven and its sequels, Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen. His greatest commercial successes have been Troy and Mr. & Mrs. Smith. Brad Pitt received his second and third Academy Award nominations for his leading performances in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Moneyball.
In addition, Pitt owns a production company, Plan B Entertainment, whose productions include The Departed, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, and Moneyball, which garnered a Best Picture nomination.
How Brad Pitt Made His Money – Movies
Estimated Net Worth: $180 Million
Birthday: December 18, 1983
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