Tom Cruise net worth is $500 million.
He has that kind of charisma, that is hard to define and very rare to find. He is a box office star and very devoted to his religion – scientology. It helps him in his personal life and career as well.
He is an actor – in the full sense of this word and although he had earned a net worth with the help of his talent, money were not extremely important for him. He plays in various movies of various genres – comedies, musicals, dramas and adventurous actions. He was always ready to play small roles, even when he had become an Oscar nominated actor. Acting – he needs it like an air.
“Every movie is a new experience for me!” he told to the journalists. Biography Tom Cruise is the sample of talent, persistence and success.
Tom Cruise Biography
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV was born in 1962, the day before American Independence Day. Probably, he got his acting skills from his mother, Mary, who used to be an actress in amateur local theater, where she popped in from time to time, when was free from her regular job. She served as a teacher.
Tom’s father, Thomas Mapother, was an electrical engineer. They had an ordinary American family with a turkey for Thanksgiving Day and big presents from Santa on Christmas. At first they lived in Syracuse, New York, but then had to move as his father received a promotion and wanted to make his career.
When the boy was just 11, his parents got divorced. His mother and her children (Tom has three sisters) moved to Louisville, where she met another man and married him. Thus Tom Cruise was raised by a stepfather Joseph South.
The boy visited local school, but he was not successful there. In fact, it happened, because he suffered from dyslexia (like his mother and sisters). That’s why he spent his free time in the gym, where was successful as an athlete. Several years later Tom had to drop off sports and he had knee trauma.
Tom Cruise was frustrated as he didn’t understand what career to choose. His dreams to become a sportsman were ruined. He even thought about becoming a priest, when his teacher advised the boy to take part in a school performance “Guys and Dolls”. After a loud success Tom Cruise had finally found his way. He decided to become an actor.
Tom Cruise movies were successful from the very beginning. He was called a box office actor as his films earned more than $100 million of cash. Tom Cruise films that made him popular are “Endless Love” (with Brooke Shields), “Taps” (with Sean Penn), “The Outsiders”.
The movie “Risky Business” made actor Tom Cruise recognizable. Later he took part in the films that became really cult and that were watched numerous times by people worldwide. They are “Rain Man”, “Far and Away”, “Interview with the Vampire”, “Mission Impossible”, “Jerry Maguire”, “The Last Samurai” and many-many others. Tom Cruise is included by “Forbs” to the list of the highest-paid actors in the world.
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Tom Cruise Salary
Per year: $40 million
Per month: $3, 3 million
Per week: $800,000
Per day: $160,000
Tom Cruise has earned his net worth as a Hollywood star. He also tried his hand as film director. He has that something that attracts the audience and that’s why people are ready to visit his movies and then to rewatch them on DVD. His name is a synonym to success and that’s why film directors are ready to pay the star a great salary just to get his agreement to take part in their movies. Thus, he has earned for each movie:
- “Risky Business” – $75,000
- “Far and Away” – $13 million
- “Vanilla Sky” – $20 million
- “The Last Samurai” – $25 million
- “Jack Reacher” – $25 million
As he is one of the best actors in Hollywood nowadays, recent movies with Tom Cruise bring him not less than $20-25 million per each role. His popularity never decreases, although Tom Cruise age is 53 years old already.
Soon we will see him in the movies “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”, “Mission: Impossible 6”, “Top Gun 2” and many others.
Tom Cruise is a lucky guy in his career, but he can’t boast with a happy personal life.
Tom Cruise Personal Life
Tom Cruise is known for his love affairs with the most popular actresses in Hollywood. He had romances with Melissa Gilbert, Cher, Rebecca de Mornay, Penelope Cruz etc.
He was married officially three times. His first wife was an actress Mimi Rogers. Then he married famous Nicole Kidman. They dreamed about a child, but were unlucky in that wish. So they adopted two children – a son Connor Anthony and a daughter Isabella Jane.
Later Tom Cruise married Katie Holmes. They had a daughter together – Suri Cruise. In 2012 they got divorced. Katie told, the reason was her husband’s preoccupation with religion. Now the star is officially alone.
Tom Cruise Houses
- Beverly Hills Mansion – $35 million
The house was bought by Tom Cruise and his then-wife Katie Holmes. They liked the mansion for its privacy. It consists of 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. There’s a tennis court and a swimming pool in the yard.
- Telluride Estate – $10 million
When Tom Cruise took part in the show of Oprah Winfrey, he invited her in his Telluride Estate. The house is really huge – there are nine bedrooms here. Ten people at a time can stay in the house and feel free.
- New York Condo – $3 million
Tom Cruise uses this house just occasionally. It is situated on the 10th floor of the 12 floor house. The actor shared it with Nicole Kidman, when they were married.
Tom Cruise Cars and Private Jets
- Gulfstream – IV SP – $6, 5 million
- Aviat – Pitts S-2B (P-51 Mustang Fighter) – $830, 800
- Porsche 911 – $135, 000
- Bugatti Veyron – $1.5 million
The star is the owner of two private jets. He tells, “They are like a bus, but just faster” and of several great cars, that he uses in his everyday life or to come for some film festival or show.