Tom Cruise has a huge fan following around the globe. He is a famous American actor, producer, and entrepreneur. People usually wonder what the net worth of Tom Cruise is? Cruise had started his career in the early 80s, and nowadays he is the most iconic actor in the world. He is the superstar of the Hollywood industry, not only in the USA but all around the world.
Tom Cruise was born on 3rd July 1962, in Syracuse, New York USA. He is the son of Thomas Cruise Mapother III and Mary Lee. Tom’s father was an electrical engineer while his mother was a special education teacher. Tom Cruise has three sisters Lee Anne, Marian, and Cass respectively. He grew up and had a Catholic education.
Cruise had spent most of his childhood in Canada. Tom’s father got a job in Canadian Armed Forces and moved to Beacon Hill, Ottawa with his family in 1971. For his fourth and fifth grade, Tom attended Robert Hopkins Public School. In 4th grade, Tom was involved in drama under the supervision of George Steinburg. In sixth grade, Cruise attended Henry Munro Middle School that was situated in Ottawa. That was the year of the separation among his parents. Her mother takes Tom Cruise and his sisters back to the US and in 1978 she got married to Jack South. In 1984, his father died due to cancer. In 1980, Tom graduated from Glen Ridge High School in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.
Career of Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise pursued his career at the age of 18, with the blessings of his stepfather and mother. He had moved to New York from New Jersey. In New York, he worked as a busboy and moved to Los Angeles to participate in different television roles. He signed a contract with Creative Artists Agency LLC (CAA) and started his acting career. Tom’s first appearance was in the film “Endless Love”. He played a bit part in that film. He performed in “The Outsiders”, “All the Right Moves” and “Risky Business” etc. Cruise had played the male lead in “Legend” which was released in 1985. Till 1986 with his performance in Top Gun, Cruise earned the status of superstar.
Afterward, Cruise performed in a lot of films. Some of Cruise’s popular films are listed below:
- Top Gun
- Rain Man
- Jerry Maguire
- Born on the Fourth of July
- Risky Business
- Mission Impossible Series
Role of Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible was most recognizable and appreciated.
Tom Cruise married and divorced three times. His most recent marriage was with actress Katie Holmes. In 2012, they filed for divorce and ended their terms. Cruise is the father of 3 children.
In 1987, he married Mimi Rogers and divorced on 4th February 1990. Tom Cruise met Nicole Kidman (his second wife) on the set of his film “Days of Thunder ”. Cruise and Nicole married on 24th December 1990. The couple adopted two children, Connor Antony and Isabella Jane. In April 2005, Tom Cruise started dating Katie Holmes. On 27th April the couple made their 1st appearance in Rome. After a month Tom declared that he is in love with Holmes. On 18th November they got married. On 29th June 2012, Holmes filed for divorce.
Tom Cruise Net Worth
Cruise is known as the highest-paid actor in Hollywood. His net worth is approximately 600 million dollars. He is the only stunning actor in the industry who has received 100 million dollars for two films (Mission Impossible and War of the Worlds).