|Occupation||Actor, Entrepreneur, Producer|
|Source Of Income||Acting and Entrepreneurship|
|Net Worth||$300 million|
|Residence||Los Feliz, Los Angeles|
With suave looks and star power, Brad Pitt has it all! When he started in the industry, he played small roles and was deemed a character actor. But, today, he is one of the most bankable commercial actors in Hollywood, with the looks, charms, and skills—the Hollywood prototype of ‘La Movie Star’. William Bradley Pitt aka Brad Pitt was not eyeing a career in the movies but initially wanted to be in advertising.
But, the bug bit him, and he flew to Los Angeles. After starring in a small role in John Nelson starrer ‘Hunk’ in 1987, he then climbed the ladder to success from being a small-scale actor to a huge commercial star portraying diverse characters and sweeping all the major awards. He brought his star power in his entrepreneurial ventures as well as running businesses successfully. What is his net worth after being in the industry for more than 30 years?
Brad Pitt Net Worth
The ‘Bullet Train’ actor had humble beginnings when he starred and was navigating the big bad world of the movies. When he started in the industry, as per Celebrity Net Worth, the actor earned the sum of $6,000 for his appearance in the Geena Davis starrer ‘Thelma & Louise’. Later, when he starred in several other films like the crime-thriller ‘Se7en’, ‘Fight Club’, ‘Seven Years in Tibet’, his salary started to rise exponentially due to thunderous box-office earnings.
Today, the actor is earning $20 million per film and has accumulated a net worth of $300 million. But, the earnings are not limited to his acting career. Pitt has also dabbled in the entrepreneurial space with his production house ‘Plan B’ started with his then-wife Jennifer Aniston and Brad Grey. The production house produced some power-packed films like ‘The Departed’, ‘The Big Short’, ‘Eat, Pray, Love’, ’12 Years A Slave’, ‘Moonlight’, and others. They were money spinners as well as award-season darlings!
Like any other celebrity, the actor has also launched other entrepreneurial ventures outside the movie business. Recently, he launched gender-neutral skin-care products under the domain of ‘Le Domaine’. The products are prepared using the finest grapes from his Château Beaucastel, a vineyard in France. It was rumored that he would be investing in a luxury resort plan in Croatia worth $2.5 billion. In 2021, he partnered with Cristina Patwa and John Fogleman to launch a cold-brewing tea brand called ‘Enroot’.
Brand Endorsements By Brad Pitt
The brands need star power to skyrocket the sales of their products. Pitt, as we mentioned, had both star power and a pretty face to endorse brands. His brooding looks have gained him endorsements like the American-luxury car brand Cadillac by Henry Ford.
When the company launched its Chinese Cadillac XTS in 2013, Pitt was the face of the brand. He has also endorsed the luxury Parisian brand ‘Chanel’. Brad became the first man to advertise the brand’s Chanel No.5 women’s perfume.
In 2021, he became the first celebrity face of the home appliances brand ‘De’Longhi’. He also became the brand ambassador of Brioni, an Italian luxury fashion brand. The actor also bagged the most luxurious and star-driven watch brand TAG Heuer for its campaign.
Brad Pitt is more than just a phenomenal actor and a swooning persona. He has been involved in many philanthropic endeavors individually and with his ex-wife Angelina Jolie. When Hurricane Katrina hit the country, the most devastation took place in New Orleans.
So, for the rehabilitation of the residents in the Lower 9th Ward, Pitt started a foundation ‘Make It Right’ to build a new neighborhood with eco-friendly houses working with top-tier designers and architects.
However, the actor has done the most humanitarian work with his now estranged wife Angelina Jolie. As Jolie was already a UN ambassador, she extensively worked in Cambodia including the adoption of her son, Maddox. When they got married, they donated money to conservation projects in Namibia and Cambodia.
The two established healthcare facilities in Ethiopia and Cambodia for the treatment of AIDS and Tuberculosis. Collectively, they have donated $3 million to humanitarian projects in Pakistan, Sudan, and Haiti. Along with George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, and others, he co-founded ‘Not On Your Watch’, an organization focusing on the prevention of mass atrocities globally.
Brad Pitt Personal Life
The actor has a long list of women he has been with. Since the beginning of his career, the star has been quite a charmer. He has dated famous singers and actresses. The first high-profile relationship was with the singer Sinitta in 1998. It was not that clear what sparked between them and why they parted ways. Then, he went on dating actresses including his ‘Thelma & Louise’ co-star Geena Davis, Christina Applegate, Robin Givens, and others.
But, in 1998, he fell head-over-heels in love with Jennifer Aniston. They became one of the most sought-after power couples in the industry. The two got married in 2000 after two years of relationship. But, the two parted their ways in 2005 due to Pitt-Jolie’s romance blooming on the sets of ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’.
The romance continued between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The two were serious and they jointly ran many humanitarian campaigns along with adopting children and having three biological children. However, they got married in 2014 only to divorce in 2016, which is turning into a fiery and explosive string of revelations over the custody of the children and their wine business.
Brad Pitt’s House
The ’12 Monkeys’ actor has a massive real estate portfolio around the world. The house that he bought first and still resides in is in the Los Feliz neighborhood in L.A., He made the deal in 1994 with the actress Cassandra Peterson. The actor bought the house in 1994. Brad is passionate about architecture, so he brought a luxurious retreat to Hollywood Hills. He served as the interior designer of this Mica-stoned grand house.
In 2000, he bought a house with his ex-wife Jennifer Aniston near Santa Barbara for $4 million. They splurged a hefty sum in renovating the ocean-facing and a vacation estate. The two bought another property in Beverly Hills, a rustic property dating back to the 1930s. Wallace Neff took the role of the designer of this five-bedroom, French-style property. Post their divorce, they listed the property and sold it for $28 million.
When the ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’ co-stars were together when they bought a property in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. They sealed the deal for $3.5 million, but in 2016, they sold the property for $4.9 million. The couple also bought property overseas in France for a whopping amount of $60 million.
They leased the property in 2011, but they made a purchase after and got married in 2014 in the chapel inside the estate. The property includes a château and a winery. The two held the stakes in the property, but there is a lawsuit regarding the nature of the business that Jolie was involved in while selling it to a rival.