Tom Cruise Biography
One of the Biggest movie star, Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, famous as Tom Cruise was born on July 3, 1962. His birth place is Syracuse, New York. Tom Cruise started his career from Endless Love (1981) when he was only 19 years old. Three nominations for Academy Awards brought the Cruise in the line of most famous actors of Hollywood and earned a lot of fame for him worldwide. It’s simply a short biography of Tom Cruise, later on we will add more content to make it perfect to read.
Birth, Childhood and Early Life of Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise was born to Thomas Cruise Mapother III, an electrical engineer, and Mary Lee, his mother was a special education teacher. Cruise could not excel his skills in the study because of his parents divorce when he was only 11 years old. He went to different schools and attended almost 15 schools. Cruise also attended a Franciscan Seminary at the age of 14, when he wanted to become a Priest but left it after one year. During his school days he participated in a Musical “Guys and Dolls” and won the awards, this brought him to the acting career.
Acting Career of Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise started his career by playing a short role in “Endless Love” (1981). He appeared in his first leading role in the film “Risky Business” 1983. Tom cruise’s acting career earned wings from his most successful movie “Top Gun” 1986. Cruise starred with Dustin Hoffman in “Rain” 1988, and the film won the Academy Awad for the Best Film. Cruise appeared in another film “Born on the Fourth July” 1989, which earned him Golden Globe Award for Best Actor-Motion Picture drama and his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
His role as Ethan Hunt in “Mission Impossible” 1996 was much appraised and the film was another hit. Cruise appeared in “Jerry Maguire” and “Magnolia” and both earned him Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards nominations.
In 2003, Tom received the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor nomination for his work in “The Last Samurai”. Tom appeared in another big commercial success ” War of the Worlds” the fourth highest grossing film of the year. In his other movies, “Jack Reacher” 2012 and “Oblivion” 2013 remained commercially successful at box office.
Achievement and Awards of Tom Cruise
Cruise have won AFI Movie of the year Awards for ” The Last Samurai” in 2003. He also earned three nominations for Academy Awards for his work in “Born on Fourth July” in 1990, “Jerry Maguire” in 1997 and “Magnolia” in 2000. He also won three Golden Globe Awards out of seven nominations and three MTV Awards.
Personal Life of Tom Cruise
Tom met with the co-star Rebecca De Mornay on the set of Risky Business and dated with her from 1983 to 1985. Then he married actress Mimi Rogers but their marriage could not last long and ended in divorce on February 4, 1990, after two years of relation. Cruise then married Nicole Kidman, his second marriage took place on December 24, 1990. after their marriage both adopted two children Isabella and Connor Antony. After divorce with Nicole, Cruise’s third wife was Katie Holms to whom he married after the birth of their daughter Suri in 2006, the couple divorced in 2012.
Net Worth of Tom Cruise
Cruise is estimated to have a net worth of $450 million
Religion, Physical Stats and Zodiac Sign of Tom Cruise
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Height 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
Weight 67 kg or 148 pounds
Chest Size 50 inch
Waist size 30 inch
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
Favorite Things of Tom Cruise
Favorite Color Green (Since it is the color of money)
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Perfume Clive Christian
Favorite Food Pasta