Brad Pitt Net Worth: William Bradley Pitt, who is simply known as Brad Pitt is an American actor and producer. He has had a very successful long career among which some of his most hit films have been World War Z, The Curious Case of Benjamin Franklin, and The Big Short. As of 2016, Pitt has an estimated net worth of $240 million.
Pitt was born on December 18, 1963, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. He attended Kickapoo High School where he was very active in sports. He then went on to study journalism and advertising at the University of Missouri in 1982. Just when he was on the verge of graduating, Pitt had a paradigm switch and he realized that acting was what he was meant to be doing. He then moved to Los Angeles to start a career in acting. He firstly started off doing numerous jobs to support himself while at the same time focused on learning the skills of acting through his mentors.
After some odd roles he managed to get, he made his television debut in the soap opera Another World. Then after many years of daily grind, Pitt found himself his first ever leading role in the film The Dark Side of the Sun in 1988. He went on to play in the film Across the Tracks, which was then followed up by A River Runs in 1992. His performance in the film Interview with the Vampire in 1994 was critically acclaimed and was a type of breakthrough film for him personally.
He started to get some momentum following this film and he went on to get his first Golden Globe Award nomination, in the Best Actor category for Legends of the Fall. He went on to star in Seven which grossed more than $327 million in the box office raising his net worth at the time. His name was starting to get recognition all over the world as one of the best actors in the world which he followed up with the films 12 Monkeys and Meet Joe Black.
Brad Pitt Net Worth in years
|Brad Pitt Net Worth in 2012||$120 million|
|Brad Pitt Net Worth in 2013||$160 million|
|Brad Pitt Net Worth in 2014||$200 million|
|Brad Pitt Net Worth in 2015||$215 million|
|Brad Pitt Net Worth in 2016||$240 million|
He also gained a lot of attention for appearing in the film Troy which was a massive hit and was followed by Ocean’s Twelve. It was during this time that Pitt had been known to publicly move on from his divorce with Jeniffer Aniston and start a relationship with Angelina Jolie. They married in 2014 after being together for more than 7 years but in 2016, Jolie filed for a divorce.
Coming back to Pitts career, Pitt had starred in the hit film Inglorious Bastards in 2009 which got many positive reviews. He also did some voice-over work with voicing the lead character Metro Man in the animated film Megamind. This was followed up by his appearance in the film The Tree of Life. In 2013, Pitt starred in World War Z which was his highest grossing film ever grossing $540 million. He has since gone on to play in the film 12 Years a Slave and then in the film Fury which was based upon World War II.