Brad Pitt Net Worth
Brad Pitt is an actor and a film producer. Pitt has a net worth of approximately $300 million as at January 2023. Pitt is one of the most-famous, highest paid and an award-winning actor. He earns consistently in the region of $20 million for picture releases.
After receiving several nominations, he won an Academy Award as a Producer in 2014. That same year the movie, 12 Years a Slave won Best Picture Award. In 2020, Pitt won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”.
William Bradley Pitt was born on December 18, 1963 in Shawnee, Oklahoma, USA. He was brought up with his two siblings in Springfield Missouri. Pitt went to the University of Missouri to pursue a course in journalism majoring in advertising. He left school two weeks to completion and relocated to California.
Pitt’s entry into the entertainment industry was one of little beginnings. He had taken background roles in the “Hunk” as well as other films. Pitt made it to the public limelight when he played a supporting role in Thelma and Louise. In 1992, he featured in the Academy-Award film, A River Runs Through It.
The crime drama Seven made $327 million worldwide with Pitt receiving plaudits for his outstanding display of talent in the movie. He was honored with a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination his movie 12 Monkeys. His acting career gave him appearances in movies like Oceans Eleven, Troy, Babel, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Fight Club, World War Z, Moneyball, The curious Case of Benjamin Button as well as Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Pitt has over the course of his career bagged in some jaw-dropping figures albeit a very modest beginning. Pitt received $500,000 for Kalifornia before earning mouth-watering $4 million from Seven. The year that followed was even better to Pitt. He earned $10 million for Sleepers before bagging another $10 million for Seven Years in Tibet.
By the latter part of the 90s, he was earning a whopping $17.5 million as base film salary from Meet Joe Black, Fight Club, Spy Game and Troy. Pitt had to sacrifice half of his salary ($10million) to feature in the Tarantino movies Inglorious Basterds and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Doubling as a film producer, Pitt probably bagged in more millions from his production than as an actor.
Pitt was married to actress Jennifer Aniston from 2000 to 2005. He was involved in a romantic relationship with Angelina Jolie for about a decade. The lovers got married in 2014. The two brought their relationship to an end in 2019 after having officially separated in 2016.
Pitt and Jolie have six children together – adopted and conceived. The two hold the record for the most-expensive celebrity photographs of all time after earning $15 million from sale of their photographs alone.