10 Things You Didn’t Know About Brad Pitt!
Brad Pitt is considered one Hollywood’s most attractive men – but he’s not just a pretty face! He has received four Academy Award nominations, as well as five Golden Globe nominations and he’s taken home one Golden Globe Award for his performance in 12 Monkeys. He’s also dated some of Hollywood’s most beautiful actresses like Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, and Angelina Jolie. Since he’s in the headlines again because of his messy custody battle with Jolie, we’ve created a list of 10 things you didn’t know about the world-renowned star:
10. Humble Beginnings
William Bradley Pitt was born on December 18, 1963, to William Alvin Pitt, who ran a trucking company, and Jane Etta, who was a school counselor. Although he was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, his family moved where he and his three younger siblings – Douglas and Julie – were raised in Springfield, Missouri.
9. On a Whim
After high school, Pitt enrolled at the University of Missouri where he was majoring in Journalism with a focus on advertising. He was in his last semester of school when he started to feel restless. He didn’t think he was ready to settle down and he wanted to try his hand at acting so, two weeks before graduating, he packed up his car and drove to Los Angeles to pursue his dream.