Tom Cruise Biography, Facts & Life Story

Tom Cruise American Actor and Filmmaker

Quick Facts

NicknameTC, Tom Cruise

Full NameThomas Cruise Mapother IV

ProfessionActor and Filmmaker


Age (as of 2019)57 years old

Date of Birth03 July, 1962

BirthplaceSyracuse, New York

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m)

Weight68 kg (150 lbs)

Chest44 inches

Waist32 inches


Biceps16 inches

Hair ColorBlack

Eye ColorDark Brown

Celebrity Favorites

HobbiesFencing, Skydiving, Scubadiving

Favorite FoodLobster, Pasta, Strawberries, Flounder

Favorite ColorGreen

Tom Cruise is a renowned American film producer as well as an actor. He has received numerous accolades for his remarkable acting, comprising off nominations for three Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. Tom Cruise is one of the top-paid actors across the world, and his movies have earned around $3.9 billion within America. Tom Cruise is listed amongst the top-grossing actors of all the time.

Tom Cruise started acting in early 1980s and made his revolutionary role with leading characters in comedy Risky Business and an action series Top Gun. Critical acclamation came with his characters in television serials Rain Man, The Color of Money and Born on Fourth of July. For depicting the role of Ron Kovic in the latter, he earned a Golden Globe Award and also earned a nominee for Academy Award for the Best Actor. As a prominent Hollywood superstar in 1990s, Tom Cruise appeared in a number of commercially and critically megahit movies, including the thriller The Firm, drama A Few Good Men, the horror movie Interview with Vampire, as well as the romance Jerry Maguire, for which he received another Golden Globe award and received his 2nd Oscar nominee.

Tom Cruise enactment as a motivational speaker in 1999’s drama titled Magnolia bestowed him with a 3rd Golden Globe award as well as a nominee for Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actor. As an action hero, Tom Cruise has portrayed Ethan Hunt in 6th movie of the Mission: Impossible series. Cruise also persisted to appear in numerous action and science fiction and action movies, comprising off Minority Report, Vanilla Sky, Collateral, The Last Samurai, Knight and Day, War of the Worlds, Oblivion, Edge of Tomorrow and Jack Reacher.

Tom Cruise was married to renowned actresses Nicole Kidman, Mimi Rogers and Katie Holmes. He has three kids in total, two of whom were espoused all through his marriage to Nicole and the other of whom is a genetic daughter he had with Katie. Tom Cruise is an outspoken activist for Church of Scientology and its allied social packages, and credits it with supporting him to overcome dyslexia. In the year 2000, Cruise sparked disagreement with his Church-associated censures of anti-depressant and psychiatry drugs, his exertions to support Scientology as a conviction in Europe, and a trickled video interview of him endorsing Scientology.

Facts You Never Knew About Tom Cruise!

    • Is Tom Cruise addicted to smoking?: Yes
    • Is Tom Cruise alcoholic?: No
    • He grew up in poverty.
    • Cruise had an abusive dad to whom he has called a merchant of chaos.
    • He always used to play Flooring Hockey in his school days.
    • Tom Cruise attended around 15 schools within 14 years of time span.
    • Tom Cruise performs all his things with the left hand except writing.
    • In the year 1988, he was bestowed with a Razzie Award for The Worst Actor for the movie Cocktail.
    • In the year 1989, he earned Golden Globe Award for the Best Actor for the movie Born on Fourth of July.
    • Tom Cruise had never permitted his photos to be utilized in video-games and action figures.
    • He has been elected three times for Oscar though has never won a single one.

Tom Cruise Education

Qualification: High School (Drop Out)

School: Robert Hopkins Public School, Ottawa, Ontario
Canada, Henry Munro Middle School, Ottawa, Canada, Franciscan seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio

College: Not Known

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Tom Cruise Career

Profession: Actor and Filmmaker

Debut TV Series/Movie: Film Debut – Endless Love (1981)

Salary: $50 million per year

Net Worth: $570 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Thomas Mapother III (Electrical engineer)

Mother: Mary Lee Pfeiffer (Educator)

Brother(s): N/A

Sister(s): Lee Ann Mapother, Cass Mapother, Marian Mapother

Marital Status: Divorced

Wife/Girlfriend: Katie Holmes (m. 2006–2012), Nicole Kidman (m. 1990–2001), Mimi Rogers (m. 1987–1990)

Son(s): Connor Cruise, Actor (born 1995)

Daughter(s): Isabella Jane Cruise (born 1992), Suri Cruise (born 2006)

Ex Girlfriends:

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