Tom Cruise is an American actor and producer who is known for his roles in Hollywood hits like Mission: Impossible film series, Born on the Fourth of July, Jerry Maguire, Magnolia, and The Last Samurai, among others. One of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood history, Tom has won three Golden Globe Awards as well as been nominated for Academy Awards thrice throughout his career. His notable films include Vanilla Sky (2001), Minority Report (2002), Collateral (2004), War of the Worlds (2005), Knight and Day (2010), Jack Reacher (2012), Oblivion (2013), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and Top Gun: Maverick (2022).
Tom Cruise Biography
Tom Cruise was born on the 3rd of July 1962, in Syracuse, New York, United States of America. He is currently 60 years old.
|Birth Name||Thomas Cruise Mapother IV|
|Date of Birth||July 3, 1962|
|Place of Birth||Syracuse, New York, U.S.|
|Age||60 year old|
|Ethnicity||English, Irish, German|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
- Father – Thomas Cruise Mapother III (Electrical Engineer)
- Mother – Mary Lee (née Pfeiffer) (Special Education Teacher)
- Siblings – Lee Anne Mapother (Older Sister), Marian Mapother (Sister), Cass Mapother (Sister)
- Relatives – Patrick Russell Cruise (Paternal Great-Great-Great-Grandfather)
Tom attended Robert Hopkins Public School and Henry Munro Middle School in Ottawa, Canada. He was then moved to the US where he briefly went to a Franciscan seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio. As a matter of fact, Tom went to 15 schools in 14 years.
Tom Cruise Personal Life
Mimi Rogers (1986 – 1990) – Tom Cruise and American actress Mimi Rogers began dating in early 1986 and got married in May 1987. But their marriage lasted only for three years and divorced on February 4, 1990.
Nicole Kidman (1989 – 2001) – Tom began dating Australian actress Nicole Kidman in 1989. They married next year on December 24, 1990, and were in a relationship for more than 10 years. During their marriage, they adopted a daughter named “Isabella Cruise” and a son named “Connor Cruise”. The couple ended their relationship in 2001.
Katie Holmes (2005 -2012) – After his split with Nicole, Tom dates actress Katie Holmes in 2005 and became engaged in the same year. They entered into wedlock in November 2006 and they together welcomed their first daughter Suri Cruise on April 18, 2006. The couple ended their marriage terms in July 2012.
Yolanda Pecoraro (2012) – Tom was rumored to be dating actress Yolanda Pecoraro in 2012.
Cynthia Jorge (2012) – Tom had involved in a brief relationship with American businesswoman Cynthia Jorge in 2012.
Laura Prepon (2013) – In 2013, Tom had a fling with actress Laura Prepon.
Annabelle Walls (2016) – Tom and Annabelle worked together in the 2016 movie The Mummy and the rumor mills spilled beans about the couple being in a relationship. They both denied it.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 7 inches|
Centimeters – 170 cm
Meters – 1.7 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 67 kg|
Pounds – 148 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Tom was first seen in the 1981 American film, Endless Love where he played the role of Billy.
He has appeared in a Japanese Kure 5-56 commercial, Coca-Cola commercial, guitar hero advert, and many others.
Tom Cruise Net Worth
During his stint in the business, Tom Cruise has made immeasurable wealth that the majority of his fortune comes from movies and other business ventures. Tom has an estimated net worth of US$600 million as of 2022.
The charismatic filmmaker drives a Bugatti Veyron and a Porsche 911. Tom never takes commercial airlines for his air journey as he owns a couple of private jets – a US$35 million Gulfstream-IV SP aircraft and Aviat-Pitts S-2B (P-51 Mustang Fighter).
Tom Cruise bought a 10,000 sq-feet mansion in Beverly Hills, California for $35 million. This extravagant mansion sits on 1.3 acres of land and is equipped with several features including seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a tennis court, and a pool.
Cruise also owns a mansion in Telluride, Colorado which he purchased in 2006 for $30 million. This 13,000-square feet house features nine bedrooms, several bathrooms, a tennis court, and a pool. He also owns a $3 million condo apartment in New York.
- Food – Italian, Strawberries, Lobster, and Flounder
- Color – Green
- Sport – Football
- Perfume – Clive Christian
- People – L. Ron Hubbard
- Singer – Joss Stone
- Song – Gold Digger by Kanye West
- Pets – Dogs, Cats
- Hobbies – Skydiving, Fencing, Scuba diving
Tom Cruise Facts
Tom Cruise would have never thought that his name would be written in the books of history as a charismatic phenomenal star of all time during his teens as he dreamed of becoming a Catholic Priest but his fate had other ideas.
Born to an abusive father, he grew up in near poverty where his father would often beat him.
Cruise had attended 15 schools in 14 years due to the nature of his father’s job. He had his education in the US as well as in Canada and when his father died in 1984, he moved to the United States with his mother and sisters.
While in high school Cruise was fascinated with acting and started acting in drama where his teachers lauded him for his natural acting talents.
Realizing that he was gifted with acting abilities, he moved to New York and landed a small role in the film ‘Endless Love’ in 1981.
He then later starred in the romantic comedy ‘Risky Business’ playing the role of Joel Goodson in 1983 and since then, he took Hollywood by storm.
Cruise has acted in several films, making him the only actor in Hollywood to give six consecutive movies that grossed more than US$100 million at the box office.
Tom Cruise is a highly bankable actor in the business and the most successful star in history making it to the Forbes Celebrity 100 list twice.
He is not only a successful actor but also a prominent producer in the industry making tons of wealth in both ways.
Tom has received several accolades including three Golden Globe awards in his career spanning more than three decades.
He is an outspoken advocate for the Church of Scientology and its associated social programs.