Biography / Wiki
Tom Cruise is a star with several box hits and is famous for his iconic roles in films. Apart from his splendid acting, he is an excellent filmmaker best known for the movies in the ‘Mission Impossible’ series. He was born on July 3, 1962, in Syracuse.
Despite having a troublesome childhood he became a popular and successful actor in the world. He developed his interest in acting since childhood. He began his acting career at the age of 19 and followed the path by doing small roles in movies. The movie ‘Risky Business’ became a major breakthrough in his life.
Height / Weight / Age
|Date Of Birth||July 3, 1962|
|Height||In Centimeters – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches -5’7”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 68 kg
In Pounds – 150 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||12 (US)|
Tom Cruise has an estimated net worth of $570 million.
Education / Family
He was born to Thomas Mapother who worked as an electrical engineer and Mary Lee Pfeiffer who was an educator and amateur actress. Due to his father’s abusive behavior, his parents got divorced when he was 11.
He was raised by his mother and moved from place to place. He has three sisters. He suffered from Dyslexia due to which it became difficult for him to focus on his studies. His interests inclined towards acting and he started working towards it. He participated in drama as a school student.
|Real Name||Thomas Cruise Mapother IV|
|Birth Place||Syracuse, New York|
|Profession||American Actor and filmmaker|
|School||Robert Hopkins Public School, Ottawa, Ontario
Henry Munro Middle School, Ottawa, Canada
Franciscan seminary, Cincinnati Ohio
|Home Town||Syracuse, New York|
|Debut||Film Debut – Endless love (1981)|
|Fathers Name||Thomas Mapother (electrical engineer)|
|Mothers Name||Mary Lee Pfeiffer (Educator)|
|Sisters||Marian Mapother, Cass Mapother, Lee Ann Mapother|
Career / Fashion And Style
At the age of 19, Tom moved to New York and successfully bagged a small role in ‘Endless Love’. For a year he played small roles in some more films. In 1983, the ‘Risky business’ became a turning point in his life as the film became a big hit and he became a heart-throb of millions of American girls.
His streak of success continued with films like ‘The color of money’, ‘Cocktail’, ‘Rain Man’, and ‘Born on the fourth of July’. He played the role of Ethan Hunt in the action spy film ‘Mission Impossible’ and achieved unprecedented success.
He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his excellent performances. In 2005, Tom received the David di Donatello Awards ‘, Special David’. He is associated with charitable organizations like H.E.L.P, Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation, Friars Foundation, etc,
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
He was involved in a relationship with many girls. He got married thrice and his marriage ended up with a divorce.
|Girlfriends||Diane Cox (1980-1981)
Melissa Gilbert (1982)
Heather Locklear (1982)
Rebecca De Mornay (1983-1985)
Patti Scialfa (1985)
Mimi Rogers (1986-1990)
Nicole Kidman (1990-2001)
Penelope Cruz (2001-2004)
Nazanin Boniadi (2004-2005)
Sofia Vergara (2005)
Katie Holmes (2005-2012)
Cynthia Jorge (2012-present)
|Wife||Mimi Rogers (1987-1990)
Nicole Kidman (1990-2001)
Katie Holmes (2006-2012)
|Children||Son – Connor Cruise
Daughters – Isabella Jane Cruise and Suri Cruise
Here we are providing you the list of his favourite things.
|Favourite Food||Lobster, Pasta, Strawberries, Flounder|
Some Interesting Facts About Tom Cruise
- He describes his father as ‘a merchant of chaos’ because he was abusive.
- He attended 15 schools in 14 years.
- With his left hand, he does everything except writing, which he does with his right hand.
- For the film ‘Cocktail’, he won a Razzie Award for Worst Actor in 1988.
- His ethnicity is German, English, and Irish.
- His hobbies are fencing, skydiving, and scuba diving.
- He never allows his images to be used in action figures and video-games.
- Though he has been nominated for Oscar thrice but never won any.
- He believed and promoted Scientology and has campaigned for it to be recognized as a religion in Europe.
- Forbes magazine ranked Tom as the world’s most powerful celebrity in 2006.
- He made so many trips to Japan that, on October 10, 2006, Japan declared it as ‘Tom Cruise Day’.
- His car collection includes Porsche 911, Bugatti Veyron, Chevy Chevelle SS, and Mercedes CLK.
- His bike collection includes Vyrus 987 C3 4V, Kawasaki Ninja, Ducati, BMW S 1000 RR.
- His ex-wife Katie Holmes took a divorce from Tom in 2013, to protect her daughter ‘Suri’ from Scientology.