Tom Cruise is among the most popular Hollywood actors and a globally renowned celebrity. Tom Cruise’s impressive acting talent has earned him several awards and numerous award nominations too.
Tom Cruise is renowned for his impressive acting skills, which he has showcased in movies of different genres – from romantic comedies to action thrillers and even drama.
Besides being a top actor Tom Cruise is also one of the highest-paid artists in the American film industry.
About Tom Cruise
|Real Name||Thomas Cruise Mapother IV|
|Date of Birth||3rd July 1962|
|Age (as of November 2018)||56 years|
|Place of Birth||Syracuse (New York State)|
|Height||5 ft 7"
(170 cm) approximately
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Father||Thomas Mapother III
|Mother||Mary Lee Pfeiffer
|Net Worth||INR 4021,00,00,000
(USD 550 Million)
|Famous for||Endless Love, Taps (1981), Losin' It, Risky Business, All The Right Moves (1983), Legend (1985), Top Gun, The Color of Money (1986), Cocktail, Rain Man (1988), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Days of Thunder (1990), A Few Good Men (1992), The Firm (1993), Interview with the Vampire (1994), Mission: Impossible, Jerry Maguire (1996), Eyes Wide Shut, Magnolia (1999), Mission: Impossible-2 (2000), Vanilla Sky (2001), Minority Report (2002), The Last Samurai (2003), War Of Worlds (2005), Mission: Impossible-3 (2006), Valkyrie (2008). Knight and Day (2010), Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011), Jack Reacher (2012), Oblivion (2013), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015), The Mummy (2017) Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)|
|First Movie||Taps (1981)|
|Favorite Food||Pasta, Lobster, Flounder and Strawberries|
|Hobbies||Fencing, Scuba-diving and Sky-diving|
Tom Cruise is one of the most renowned celebrities and a highly-popular actor from the American movie industry. Apart from his celebrity status and acting, Tom Cruise is also known to have produced a few Hollywood movies as well.
Tom Cruise’s age is 56 years as Tom Cruise was born on the 3rd of July, 1962, in Syracuse, in the state of New York. Tom Cruise’s height is around 5 ft 7 inches (170 cm) while Tom Cruise’s weight is around 68 kg (150 lbs). In his spare time, Tom Cruise loves to fence, sky-dive or scuba-dive, as part of his hobbies.
Tom Cruise’s father is Thomas Mapother III, an electrical engineer by profession, while Tom Cruise’s mother is Mary Lee Pfeiffer, who is a professional special education teacher.Although Tom Cruise does not have any brothers, Tom Cruise’s younger sisters are Lee Ann Mapother, Cass Mapother and Marian Mapother. Being a highly popular actor, Tom Cruise’s ex-girlfriends include popular actresses including, Diane Cox, Melissa Gilbert, Heather Locklear, Rebecca De Mornay, singer Patti Scialfa, celebrity singer Cher, Mexican Hollywood actress Penelope Cruz, Iranian-American actress Nazanin Bonyadi, Colombian Hollywood actress Sofia Vergara and most recently, restaurateur Cynthia George. Tom Cruise has been married 3 times and divorced. Tom Cruise’s ex-wives include popular Hollywood actresses, Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman and Katie Holmes. Tom Cruise’s son’s name is Connor Cruise, who is also a budding actor, and Tom Cruise’s daughters include Isabella Jane Cruise and Suri Cruise.
Owing to his immensely successful career as a Hollywood actor, which spans over 30 years, Tom Cruise’s net worth is around INR 4021 crores (USD 550 Million).
As for his success as a talented actor in the American film industry, Tom Cruise is the winner of several prestigious awards and has had numerous award nominations to his credit till date.
Tom Cruise has had 3 Academy Award nominations till date and was honored with a Star on the Walk of Fame in 1986.
Besides this, Tom Cruise is also the winner of the Golden Globe Awards’ Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama award for his excellent performance in ‘Born on the Fourth of July’ (1990), the Golden Globe Awards’ Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical award for her acclaimed acting in ‘Jerry Maguire’ (1997) and winner of the Golden Globe Awards’ Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture award for his amazing role in ‘Magnolia’ (2000). Besides winning 3 Golden Globe Awards, Tom Cruise has had 4 Golden Globe Award nominations too.
The list of Tom Cruise’s award-wins also include winning the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films’ Best Actor award for his impressive role in ‘Vanilla sky’ (2002). Apart from winning this award, Tom Cruise has also had 9 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films’ award nominations as well.
Tom Cruise has also won the Empire Award for Best Actor for his performance in ‘Minority Report’ (2003), apart from having 1 Empire Award nomination for his role in ‘Collateral’ (2005).
Tom Cruise is also the winner of the MTV Movie Awards’ Best Male Performance award for his excellent role in ‘Jerry Maguire’ (1997) and the MTV Movie Awards’ Best Male Performance award again, for his performance in ‘ Mission: Impossible-2′ (2001), besides winning the 2005 MTV Movie Awards’ Generation Award. Tom Cruise has also had 12 MTV Movie Award nominations to his name as well.
Tom Cruise also won the Satellite Awards’ Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical award for his role in ‘Jerry Maguire’ (1997), apart from having 2 Satellite Award nominations too.
Besides winning these prestigious awards, Tom Cruise is also the recipient of the 2005 Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film, the David de Donatello Special David award in 2005 too, the 1994 Hasty Pudding Man of the Year award, the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards’ 2001 The Wannabe Award, the 1990 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Actor and the 1994 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture Actor also.
Interesting Facts About Tom Cruise
- Although Tom Cruise smokes Tom Cruise does not drink alcohol.
- Tom Cruise had a rough childhood as he lived in an impoverished and often abusive home.
- Tom Cruise’s father earlier worked as a defense consultant with the Canadian Armed Forces, which resulted him shifting base often, and this caused Tom Cruise to study in an astonishing 15 different schools, in only 14 years.
- Tom Cruise is ambidextrous, which means he can use both hands, so he writes with his right hand while his with his left hand he can do almost every other thing with equal ease.
- Tom Cruise has never won the Oscar although he has been nominated thrice till date.
- Tom Cruise is best-known globally for his role as Agent Ethan Hunt in the ‘Mission: Impossible’ movie series.
- Tom Cruise was listed as the 2006 Forbes Magazine’s Most Powerful Celebrity.
- Tom Cruise has been honored by Japan for his numerous visits, with a ‘Tom Cruise Day’, on 10th of October, 2006.