Facts of Tom Cruise
|Full Name:||Tom Cruise|
|Age:||57 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||July 03, 1962|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|Birth Place:||Syracuse, New York, United States|
|Father's Name:||Thomas Mapother III|
|Mother's Name:||Mary Lee Pfeiffer|
|Marital Status:||In Relation|
|Profession:||actor and producer|
|Education:||St. Xavier High School (Louisville), Henry Munro Middle School, Glen Ridge High School, Johnson State College|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 6 inches (1.70m)|
|Net Worth:||$570 million|
|View more / View less Facts of Tom Cruise|
Tom Cruise is an actor as well as a producer. He has been featured in various movies including The Firm (1993) and Interview with the Vampire (1994), Mission: Impossible (1996) and War of the Worlds (2005) etc.
Tom Cruise’s filming in Abu Dhabi
Tom Cruise-starring ‘Mission: Impossible’ is scheduled for a release in July 2018. The filming for the movie wrapped around 23rd February 2018. Director Christopher McQuarrie had written:
“3000 setups, 13 helicopters, 6 pregnancies, 5 hiatuses, 4 weeks of aerial photography, 3 continents, 2 winters, 1 broken ankle,” McQuarrie posted to Instagram. “[M]ain unit…That’s a wrap. Splinter unit, mount up. Time to shoot the stunt.”
The stunt was being shot in Abu Dhabi with the help of Falcon Aviation. There were some really insane stunts being performed by Tom Cruise who always does the stunts for his movies himself.
He thanked everyone in Abu Dhabi for their assistance and cooperation.
Thank you to everyone in Abu Dhabi for the amazing help and cooperation. Our filming here continues to be a wonderful experience.
— Tom Cruise (@TomCruise) March 6, 2018
Tom Cruise in the movie would be seen scaling the Burj Khalifa. Last weekend he was in Dubai where he was guest of Ahmad Al Shaikh, a media personality. Ahmad Al Shaikh had written:
“I was happy to host the global superstar Tom Cruise at my house in Dubai. Tom was the first actor to bring a big motion picture to be filmed in the UAE. We talked about the best ways of making the UAE a hotspot and a magnet for global filmmaking,”
A 30% cash rebate is provided by the Abu Dhabi Film Commission to the productions if they film in Abu Dhabi. The previous movies which were filmed in Abu Dhabi are Fast and Furious 7 and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Tom Cruise and his highly religious childhood
Tom Cruise was born as Thomas Cruise Mapother IV. He was the only male child out of 4 children of father, Thomas Cruise Mapother III, and mother, Mary Lee. He was born on 3 July 1962 in Syracuse, NY. His mother worked as a special education teacher while his father was an electrical engineer. They were from Louisville, Kentucky. He has German, English, and Irish links.
He spent a nomadic childhood traveling with his parents and had been in 15 different schools of the US and Canada. His parents were divorced and Tom ultimately settled in Glen Ridge, New Jersey with his mother and new stepfather. He had an initial ambition to take up priesthood but when in high school, he inclined towards acting and liked it. He did not complete his schooling and headed to NY to follow his new dreams.
Tom Cruise’s step into Hollywood
Tom Cruise was a handsome guy with a height of 5 feet and 5 inches and a charming personality. Hence though his first role was a minor one in ‘Endless Love’ in 1981, he managed to charm both male and female audiences. His fair and good looks overcame the slightly below-average height that he had and won him fame and box office appeal. Soon Tom was seen in the top-grossing films such as Top Gun (1986), Rain Man (1988), and Born on the fourth of July (1989).
In the 1990s, Tom was the sought-after actor and was paid high to be in the films. His earnings at that time were said to be $ 15 million per film. He did Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), Mission: Impossible (1996) and Jerry Maguire (1996) and for most of them he received nominations and awards.
In 1990, he embraced Scientology. He believed that this had helped him overcome his dyslexia. Tom Cruise does his own stunts and is a very hardworking and talented star. He is generous and compassionate and most liked by all. His eye contact and smile in his movies enthralls the audience.
Tom Cruise’s personal life
Tom Cruise, though successful in his career, did not meet with the same success in his personal life. he has been married and divorced three times and has three children-one biological and 2 adopted. He was in relationships with older women during the start of his career.
He then married Mimi Rogers on 9 May 1987. Rogers was the one who introduced Tom to Scientology but the couple divorced on 4 February 1990.
He then married actress Nicole Kidman on 24 December 1990. They adopted two children-Isabella and Connor Anthony. When Nicole was pregnant, Tom filed for divorce in February 2001. The pregnancy turned into a miscarriage. He dated Penelope Cruz until 2004 and Nazanin Boniadi for a short time.
From April 2005, Tom’s dated actress Katie Holmes began. In April 2006, their daughter Suri was born. The couple married on 18 November the same year. Short of 6 years, in 2012 the marriage ended. Katie was worried that Tom and his Church followers were trying to influence her daughter Suri which she did not want and hence decided to separate for her daughter’s sake.
He is said to be dating British actress Vanessa Kirby.
Tom Cruise is active on social media profiles including Facebook, and Twitter. He has more than 11 million followers on Facebook and over 6.68 million followers on Twitter.
Tom Cruise’s Body measurements
Tom Cruise is 5ft 7inches tall and owns a weigh of 68kgs. He has black colored hair, has a pair of green eye and his chest, arm, waist size is 44-16-32 inches respectively.