Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, better known as Tom Cruise, is an American actor and producer. One of the world’s highest-paid actors, he has received various accolades, including an Honorary Palme d’Or and three Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for three Academy Awards.
Tom Cruise Biography
|Monthly Income:||$4 Million|
|Date of Birth:||July 3, 1962|
|Height:||1.7 M (5′ 7″)|
Tom Cruise net worth
|Net Worth:||$600 Million|
|Salary:||$50 Million Per Year|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 3, 1962 (59 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 7 in (1.71 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Television Director|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Tom has been married several times He was married to actress Mimi Rogers from 1987 to 1990. It was Mimi who actually introduced Tom to Scientology. Tom was married to Nicole Kidman from 1990 to 2001. He was married to Katie Holmes from 2006 to 2012.
Thomas “Tom” Cruise Mapother IV was born in Syracuse, New York on the 3rd of July, 1962. Cruise is the son of Thomas Cruise Mapother III and Mary Lee. He is of German, Irish and English ancestry and spent most of his childhood in Canada. Cruise later attended Franciscan Seminary and in Ohio, and his parents divorced during the same time. In his senior years, he played football. Cruise had his debut appearance in 1981 when he starred in the film ‘Endless Love’.
Katie Holmes Divorce Settlement
Tom and Katie’s union produced one daughter, Suri. According to reports around the time of their divorce, Tom went into the marriage with a net worth of $250 million while Katie’s net worth was less than $10 million. With much more to protect, Tom insisted on having a rock solid prenuptial agreement. The terms of their divorce required Tom to pay Katie $400,000 per year in child support for 12 years (until the year 2024). That’s $33,000 per month, a total of $4.8 million when it’s all said and done. Tom also must pay for Suri’s medical expenses, education, insurance and any extra curricular activities. Katie has full-custody of Suri and has chosen to not raise their daughter with Scientology. Katie did NOT receive any form of spousal support or lump sum cash payment. It has been reported that Katie opted not to seek a dime in spousal support in order to receive full custody and control of Suri’s upbringing.
Here are some of the best highlights of Tom Cruise’s career:
- Top Gun (Movie, 1986)
- Cocktail (Movie, 1988)
- Interview With a Vampire (Movie, 1994)
- Jerry Maguire (Movie, 1996)
- Mission Impossible (Movie, 1996)
- Academy Awards (Best Actor in a Supporting Role, 2000) – Nominated
- The Last Samurai (Movie, 2003)
- Tropic Thunder (Movie, 2008)
- Knight and Day (Movie, 2010)
- Oblivion (Movie, 2013)
- Empire Awards (Legend Award, 2014) – Won
- American Made (Movie, 2017)
- All Def Movie Awards (2017) – Won
- Mission Impossible – Fallout (Movie, 2018)
Tom Cruise started his early career as an actor when he starred in a small role in the 1981 film ‘Endless Love’ when he was 19 years old.
Cruise continued his early career by playing roles in some more films. He portrayed ‘Joel Goodson’ in the comedy ‘Risky Business’ in 1983, which became a big hit.
Cruise had his big breakthrough in 1986 when he had the role as ‘Lieutenant Pete’ in the action drama film ‘Top Gun’.
The movie became a huge success, cementing his reputation as a superstar. His streak of success continued over the late 1980’s with films such as ‘The Color of Money’ (1986), ‘Cocktail’ (1988), and ‘Born on the Fourth of July’ (1989).
He also achieved success also in 1996 when he played the role of Ethan Hunt in the spy and action movie ‘Mission: Impossible’. The film was a huge box office success an spawned several sequels.
Tom continued to be highly bankable and popular throughout the late 1990s and 2000s with films such as ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ (1999), ‘Vanilla Sky’ (2001), ‘Minority Report’ (2002), ‘The Last Samurai’ (2003), ‘Collateral’ (2004), ‘Rock of Ages’ (2012), and ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ (2014).
Since then, Tom Cruise is known for being one of the highest-paid actors in the world. He has collaborated with some of the best actors in the world.
He is most famous for his performance as ‘Ethan Hunt’ in the ‘Mission: Impossible’ films. The series is the 17th-highest-grossing film series of all time with over $2 billion worth of worldwide gross.