Thomas Cruise Mapother IV better recognized as Tom Cruise, was born on 3rd July, 1962 in Syracuse, New York. He is a famous American film actor and producer. Tom Cruise mother Mary Lee was a school teacher and father, Thomas Cruise Mapother III was an electrical engineer. Tom’s parents separated when he was just 11years old and he moved with his mother to Louisville, Kentucky, and afterwards to New Jersey, after her remarriage. Tom cruise was exceptional in athletics; however, he decided to pursue his career in professional wrestling until a knee injury tangential him during high school.
Tom cruise started his career as an actor at the age of nineteen from the film Endless love. After that, his film, Risky Business in 1983 also made him a highly recognizable actor. In 1986, Tom’s movie Top Gun got a tremendous success. After that Tom Cruise did some of the most fabulous movies of that decade like, The color of Money (1986), Rain Man (1988) and Born on the fourth July (1989).
By the 1990s and 2000s Tom cruise became one of the highest paid actors in the Hollywood earning an average fifteen million dollars a picture. He has given a number of blockbuster films during his career spreading over 3 decades. Twenty of his movies have grossed over $200 million worldwide. Some of his career’s biggest hits include The Color of Money, Mission Impossible, Eyes Wide Shut, War of Worlds and Jack Reacher etc. For his outstanding performances in various movies, Tom has also received a number of Awards. After the successful career as an actor, Cruise entered in the field of production. His first production was the political drama, Lions for Lambs in 2007.
Although the professional life of Tom Cruise has been extremely successful but the personal life of Hollywood star has gone through a lot of tough time. He got married with three ladies but unfortunately his relation ended up soon with all of them. In 1987, Cruise married actress Mimi Rogers but his marriage quickly shattered and they got divorced in 1990. His second marriage was with actress Nicole Kidman which lasted for almost 10 years from December 1990 to February 2001. Tom Cruise than started dating actress Katie Holmes in 2005 and couple got married in 2006 but unfortunately this marriage of Tom Cruise also ended up like the previous ones and the couple signed their divorce in 2012.
Tom Cruise Personal Details:
Complete Name: Thomas Cruise Mapother IV
Nicknames: Tom Cruise
Occupation: Actor, Producer
Date of Birth: 3rd July, 1962
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 5′ 7″ (1.7 m)
Net worth: $350 million
Tom Cruise Favorite Color, Food, Song and other favorite things:
- Hobbies and Interests: Skydiving, Fencing, Scuba diving
- Favorite Color: Green
- Favorite Food: Pasta, Junk Food, lobster
- Favorite Drink: Non-Alcoholic Drinks
- Favorite Perfume: Clive Christian
- Favorite Singer: Joss Stone
- Favorite Song: Gold Digger by Kanye West
- Favorite Sports: Wrestling, Football
- Favorite Pet: Dog, Cat
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- Tom Cruise has played the role of a soldier in 8 different movies.
- The Hollywood actor doesn’t likes to drink alcohol.
- Wanted to become a priest.