Brad Pitt – Family, Family Tree

by Jessi

William Bradley “Brad” Pitt is an American actor and a producer, who has been an institution of fame in the contemporary American cinema.  Along with his popularity and name in the world of cinema, Pitt is also an Academy Award winner and Golden Globe winner for some classic films like Legends of the fall, Fight Club, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Money ball and the recent 12 Years a Slave. Other than acting, Pitt is also an influential personality in the American entertainment industry and has been identified as the most attractive man by various media outlets all over the world. Brad owns his own production house known as Plan B Entertainment, which has produced some of the finest Hollywood films.

Early Life

Brad Pitt Early Life

Brad Pitt was born on 18 December 1963 at Shawnee, Oklahoma. Brad completed his schooling from Kickapoo High School, where he was an active member in various debates and other co-curricular activities like sports and music. In the later stage, he attended the University of Missouri to complete his graduation but he dropped out to give a chance to his acting career. He then moved to Los Angeles and started his training in acting under Roy London.  In the year 1987, Brad entering the industry by taking up roles in films like Less than zero, and No way Out, but in neither of them, he had his name in the credit title.



Brad Pitt Parents

Brad Pitt was born to William Alvin Pitt, who had a trucking company, and Jane Etta, a school counselor.  Pitt also has two younger siblings, Doug and Julie Neal.

Wife and Children

Brad Pitt Family and Children

Brad Pitt is married to one of the finest actresses in the American film industry, Angelina Jolie and has a baby girl, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt. The couple has also adopted three children: Maddox, Pax Thein, and Zahara Marley.


Brad Pitt in Cutting Class

At the beginning, Brad started getting offers in various television soaps like Another world, Growing Pains and 21 Jump Street.  The first film of Brad, as a supporting actor, which got recognized in a big way was Cutting Class. From then on, he started appearing in critically acclaimed films like A River runs through it, Cool world and True Roman which have reflected his versatility in acting.

Brad Pitt in Film Seven

In the year 1995, Brad Pitt got the biggest break in his career after playing the role of a detective in a famous film, Seven. The film was a huge box-office success and soon after that, Pitt emerged as a shining star of Hollywood. Just after that, he received his first Golden Globe Award for the best supporting actor in the film 12 monkeys and got his first Oscar nomination.

Brad Pitt in Film Fight Club

Again in 1991, Brad gave another hit movie titled Fight Club, which got acclaimed both on the grounds of commercial and critical success. In 2001, he was roped in to act in one of the best film series of Hollywood, Ocean’s, with other stars like George Clooney and Julia Roberts. Thereafter, he appeared in many successful films which had crossed the $100 million mark, like Mr. and Mrs. Smith with Angelina Jolie, Babel, Inglorious Bastards, and Money Ball.

Net Worth

The approximated net worth of Brad Pitt stands at $240 million.