Tom Cruise is an American actor and a global cultural icon who has made an immeasurable impact on cinema by creating some of the most memorable characters of all time.
Having achieved extraordinary success as an actor, producer, and philanthropist in a career spanning over three decades, Cruise is a three-time Oscar nominee and three-time Golden Globe Award winner whose films have earned over $10 billion at the worldwide box office an incomparable accomplishment. Eighteen of Cruise’s films have grossed over $100 million domestically, and a record 23 have made more than $200 million globally
Tom Cruise was born on July 3, 1962, in Syracuse, New York. He is 60 years old right now. His parents were Mary Lee, a special education teacher, and Thomas Cruise Mapother III, an electrical engineer. Lee Anne, Marian, and Cass are the names of his three sisters. William Mapother, one of his relatives, is also an actor who has worked with Cruise on five occasions.
The cruise was raised as a Catholic and in close poverty. In the fourth grade, under the instruction of theatre teacher George Steinburg, he first got involved in the play. Prior to being expelled from the seminary for drinking and developing an interest in acting, Cruise briefly accepted a Catholic Church scholarship and studied at the St. Francis Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio. He had intended to become a Franciscan priest.
At the age of 18, Cruise relocated to New York City to pursue a career in acting with the approval of his mother and stepfather. He worked as a busboy in New York before moving to Los Angeles to attend television auditions. He joined CAA and started appearing in movies.
Early in the 1980s, when he first started acting, Cruise landed the main roles in the comedies Risky Business and Top Gun. His performances in the dramas The Color of Money, Rain Man, and Born on the Fourth of July earned him praise from the critics. He was nominated for an Academy Award and got a Golden Globe for his performance as Ron Kovic in the latter.
He appeared in several financially successful movies as a prominent Hollywood star in the 1990s, including the drama A Few Good Men, the thriller The Firm, the horror movie Interview with the Vampire, and the love story Jerry Maguire. Tom received his second Academy Award nomination for the latter, as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and received another Golden Globe Award for his portrayal of a motivational speaker in the drama Magnolia.
Church of Scientology
Since then, Cruise has primarily featured in sci-fi and action movies, establishing himself as an action hero and frequently pulling off dangerous feats himself. From 1996 until 2018, he appeared in all six Mission: Impossible movies as Ethan Hunt. Cruise is a vocal supporter of the Church of Scientology, which he attributes to aid him in overcoming his dyslexia. He sparked controversy in the 2000s with his criticisms of psychiatry and anti-depressant medications that were associated with Scientology, his attempts to advance Scientology in Europe, and a leaked video interview of him endorsing the religion.
Tom has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won several awards, including an Honorary Palme d’Or and three Golden Globes. He is one of the highest-earning movie actors of all time with over $4 billion in North America and over $11.1 billion in global box office receipts for his films.
Cruise went to 15 different schools. For his fourth and fifth grade years, he went to the brand-new Robert Hopkins Public School.
After attending Henry Munro Middle School in Ottawa for his sixth-grade year, Cruise later enrolled in St. Francis Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio, thanks to a scholarship from the Catholic Church. In Glen Ridge, New Jersey, he obtained his high school diploma in 1980.
Tom Cruise has a net worth of $600 million in 2022, according to Celebrity Net Worth, and he will earn about $50 million a year.
He has been married three times. Cruise has been married to actresses Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman, and Katie Holmes.
He has three children, two of whom were adopted during his marriage to Kidman and the other of whom is a biological daughter he had with Holmes.
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