Tom Cruise: Actor, Producer, Age, Height, Spouse, Net Worth !

Tom Cruise is an American-based actor and producer. He is one of the world’s highest-paid actors. He has received various accolades, including 3 Golden Globe Awards, an Honorary Palme d’Or, and nominations for 3 Academy Awards. Tom’s films have grossed more than $4 billion in North America and more than $11.1 billion worldwide, making him 1 of the highest-grossing box-office stars.

Tom began his acting journey in the early 1980s; he made a breakthrough with leading roles in the comedy film Risky Business and the action film Top Gun. Further, he also appeared in the role in the drama The Color of Money, Rain Man, and Born on the Fourth of July. For his character of Ron Kovic in the latter, Tom won a Golden Globe Award. Later, in the 1990s, he starred in numerous commercially successful films, like the drama A Few Good Men, the thriller The Firm, the horror film Interview with the Vampire, and the romance Jerry Maguire. Tom’s performance as a motivational speaker in the drama Magnolia earned him another Golden Globe Award and he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Since then, Tom has mainly starred in science fiction and action films. He played Ethan Hunt in all 6 Mission: Impossible films from 1996 to 2018. His other significant roles in the genre include Vanilla Sky, Minority Report, The Last Samurai, Collateral, War of the Worlds, Knight and Day, Jack Reacher, Oblivion, Edge of Tomorrow, and Top Gun: Maverick, with Maverick resulting in the highest-grossing film.

Tom is an outspoken advocate for the Church of Scientology; he credits it with helping him overcome his dyslexia. In the 2000s, he triggered controversy with his criticisms of psychiatry and anti-depressant drugs, Tom’s efforts to promote Scientology in European countries, and a video was also leaked of him promoting Scientology.

Tom Cruise Early Life:

Full Real Name Thomas Cruise Mapother IV
Family Name Cruise
Profession Actor and producer
Date Of Birth July 3rd, 1962
Age 60 years old
Birthday July 3rd
Year Of Birth 1962
Nick Name Tom
Current Residence Los Angeles, California
Country United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Catholicism and Scientology religion

Tom was born on 3rd July 1962, in Syracuse, New York. His parents were from Louisville, Kentucky, and had German, English, and Irish ancestry. Tom had a Catholic upbringing, and they grew up in near poverty. 

He spent part of his childhood in Canada while his father was a part of the Canadian Armed Forces. Tom’s family moved in late 1971 to Beacon Hill, Ottawa. 

Tom now divides his time between homes in Beverly Hills, California, and Clearwater, Florida. In addition, he also lives in various places in the South of England, including Dulwich, Central London, East Grinstead, and Biggin Hill.

Tom Cruise Family Background: 

Father Thomas Cruise Mapother III
Mother Mary Lee Pfeiffer
Brothers None
Sisters Lee Anne, Marian, and Cass
Relatives Name William Mapother

Tom was born to Thomas Cruise Mapother III (1934–1984), an electrical engineer, and Mary Lee (née Pfeiffer; 1936–2017), a special education teacher. Mary married Jack South in 1978. 

Tom has three sisters named Lee Anne, Marian, and Cass. Further, one of his cousins, William Mapother, is also an actor and has appeared alongside Tom in some films.

Tom Cruise Education:

Highest Qualification Graduation
High School Glen Ridge High School

In total, Tom attended 15 schools in 14 years. He attended the new Robert Hopkins Public School for his 4th and 5th grades. When Tom was in 4th grade, he got involved in drama under drama teacher George Steinburg. In 6th grade, he went to Henry Munro Middle School (Ottawa). That same year, Tom’s mother left his father, taking him and his sisters back to the United States.

Further, Tom took a Catholic Church scholarship and attended the St. Francis Seminary (Cincinnati, Ohio). It was during this time was he become interested in becoming an actor. In his senior year, Tom played football for the team as a linebacker. Later, he appeared in the school’s production of Guys and Dolls. Then finally, in 1980, he graduated from Glen Ridge High School (New Jersey). 

Tom Cruise Physical Stats:

Weight In Kg 67 KG
Height In Feet 5 Feet 7 inches
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Green

Tom stands 5 ft 7 in tall and weighs around 67 kg. He is athletic, with dark brown hair and attractive green eyes. Though he has entered his 60s, Tom has a fit, healthy and charming personality. 

Tom Cruise Birth Signs:

Sun Sign Cancer
Star Sign Cancer
Birth Sign Duality Passive
Birth Sign Modality Cardinal

According to Tom’s birthdate, he falls under the Cancer zodiac. Currently, he is 60 years old. Further, his birth flower is Water Lily, and the ruling planet is the Moon. 

Tom Cruise Net Worth:

Net Worth $600 million

Tom is an actor and producer whose estimated net worth is around $600 million. Over the last 3 decades, he has starred in numerous major blockbuster movies and even today is considered one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. Tom movies have earned around $9.5 billion at the global box office. 

Tom Cruise Relationship Status: 

Spouse Name Mimi Rogers (1987-1990), Nicole Kidman (1990-2001), Katie Holmes (2006-2012)
Sons Connor Cruise
Daughters Suri Cruise and Isabella Jane Cruise
No Of Children 3
Marital Status divorced

Tom has been married 3 times to actresses, including Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman, and Katie Holmes. He has 3 children, of which two were adopted during his married life with Kidman, and the 3rd one is a biological daughter, Suri (born in April 2006) he had with Holmes. 

Tom Cruise Career:

Tom gained his first film role in 1981, a minor role in Endless Love, which starred Brooke Shields. That same year, he appeared alongside Sean Penn in Taps. Later, after 2 years, Tom was cast in The Outsiders, a Francis Ford Coppola film starring Patrick Swayze, Matt Dillon, and Rob Lowe. In addition, in 1983, he appeared in Losin’ It, along with Shelly Long and Risky Business; this film brought Tom under the spotlight. His 4th film of the year was All the Right Moves.

Further, Tom was featured in Ridley Scott’s movie, Legend, and was also cast in Top Gun. The film was released in 1986 and was the highest-grossing film of the year, earning over $350 million worldwide. The same year, Tom starred in The Color of Money. Two years later, Tom starred in another 2 successful films; the first was Cocktail, in which he played a bartender, and the second was Rain Man, in which Tom starred along with Dustin Hoffman. Rain Man won 4 of the 8 Academy Awards for which it was nominated. This success continued as Tom received more Academy Award nominations for his role in Born.

Tom then appeared in Days of Thunder and Far and Away; he co-starred with his future wife, Nicole Kidman, in these movies. His role followed these films in A Few Good Men. Tom then gained a role in The Firm alongside Gene Hackman, based on John Grisham’s best-selling novel.

In 1994, Cruise was featured in Interview With The Vampire, Brad Pitt and Christian Slater; the movie is based on Anne Rice’s novel. Later in 1996, Tom produced and starred in Mission: Impossible, a remarkable series. The film was the 3rd best-selling movie of the year, gathering over $456 million. Tom also earned another Academy Award for his role in Jerry Maguire.

In 1999, Tom starred alongside Nicole Kidman in Eyes Wide Shut. This film was Stanley Kubrick’s last project before he died and took almost 2 years to complete. That same year, Magnolia was released, and Tom earned a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award Nomination for his role. The next year, in the sequel, he reprised his role in Mission: Impossible, directed by John Woo. Vanilla Sky and the Last Samurai followed this.

In 2004 Tom deviated from his usual good-guy role and played a hitman role in Michael Mann’s Collateral. Further, he worked again with Spielberg for War of the Worlds, the 3rd highest-selling film of 2005. Tom starred in the 3rd installment of the Mission: Impossible trilogy the following year. After two years, he starred in the drama Lions for Lambs along with Meryl Streep and Robert Redford.

The year 2008 saw Tom in the comedy Tropic Thunder with Ben Stiller and Jack Black. That same year, he also appeared in the lead role in ‘Valkyrie’ alongside Kenneth Branagh and Bill Nighy.

In 2010, Tom announced ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,’ to be released in 2011, with was a box office success.

In 2012, Tom played the titled role in Jack Reacher and was featured in ‘Rock of Ages as Stacie Jaxx. Further, in 2013 he appeared in the sci-fi action film Oblivion opposite Olga Kurylenko and Morgan Freeman. In 2014, Tom starred in Edge of Tomorrow, which grossed over $370 million. The following year, he returned as Ethan Hunt in the 5th installment of the Mission: Impossible series, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. The film was a commercial success.

Further, in 2017, Tom starred in the reboot of Boris Karloff’s 1932 horror movie named The Mummy. Then in 2018, he again reprised Ethan Hunt in the 6th film in his franchise, Mission: Impossible – Fallout. The film grossed over $791 million at the box office. 

In May 2020, it was reported that Tom would star and produce a movie shot in outer space. In May 2021, he protested against the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) by returning all 3 of his Golden Globe Awards in light of the controversy surrounding the HFPA. In 2022, Tom again reprised his role as Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in Top Gun: Maverick. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, where Tom earned an Honorary Palme d’Or. The film has broken many box office records upon its release, gathering over $1 billion. 

Tom Cruise Social Appearance:


Tom has a massive fan following; on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, he has around 8.2M, 27M, and 7M followers, respectively. Further, on YouTube, he has around 6K subscribers. He has many pictures, videos, and shorts on these profiles. Tom regularly posts to keep his fans updated about his projects. 

Tom Cruise Shot Biggest Stunt In Cinema History

Tom Cruise (60) gave fans an inside look at how he, along with his team, pulled off the “greatest stunt in the history of cinema history” for the film “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One.”

On 21st December, Wednesday, the actor shared a 9½-minute documentary from the upcoming movie describing the making of the stunt, in which Tom rides a motorcycle over a cliff and then jumps into a ravine. During the clip, he said that this was our most dangerous attempt. 

The camera panned a huge ramp that ended on the edge of a massive cliff. As Tom said, he had wanted to do this since childhood. 

Christopher McQuarrie, the writer-director explained that Tom put together a master plan to accomplish the feat; he assembled a team of experts from all disciplines. 

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