Brad Pitt’s Parents; Full Details

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Written By Benny Sams






Benny Sams is a seasoned writer who has written for the likes of The Parrot, Top Story, P&P,, as well as the Flex Newspaper.He has several years of writing experience and was nominated for the first edition of the GN Bank Awards for the Entertainment Journalist of the Year Category. He holds a first degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Ghana and has vast working experience in Customer service.

Brad Pitt was born on December 18, 1963 and he can be described as an American actor and film producer. He is known to have known a lot of awards some of which include two Academy Awards, two British Academy Film Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award.

He is known to be one of the most powerful and influential people in the American entertainment industry. Brad Pitt played the role of a cowboy hitchhiker in the Ridley Scott road film Thelma & Louise (1991) and he also played roles in A River Runs Through It (1992) and Legends of the Fall (1994).

It must also be noted Brad Pitt also featured in the horror film Interview with the Vampire (1994), Seven (1995) and the science fiction film 12 Monkeys (1995).

His participation and the role in Steven Soderbergh’s heist film Ocean’s Eleven (2001), brought in its wake greater commercial success. Brad Pitt’s status as a lead character was cemented in blockbusters such as the historical epic Troy (2004), the romantic crime film Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), the horror film World War Z (2013), and the action film Bullet Train (2022).

Other films Brad Pitt has featured in include Fight Club (1999), Babel (2006), The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007), Burn After Reading (2008), Inglourious Basterds (2009), The Tree of Life (2011), and The Big Short (2015).

By virtue of his performance in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) and Moneyball (2011, he was nominated for an Academy Award and he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for playing a stuntman in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019).

He co-founded the production company Plan B Entertainment in 2001 and he also produced The Departed (2006), 12 Years a Slave (2013), and Moonlight (2016). These films won the Academy Award for Best Picture and he also got nominated with films such as  The Tree of Life (2011), Moneyball (2011), Selma (2014), and The Big Short (2015).
Brad Pitt had his education at Kickapoo High School. He was part of the golf, swimming, and tennis teams and was quite active in the school’s Key and Forensics clubs, in school debates, and in musicals.

He majored in journalism with a focus on advertising at the University of Missouri in 1982.

Brad Pitt Parents

Brad Pitt was born to William Alvin Pitt and Jane Etta. William Alvin Pitt was the proprietor of a trucking company, whereas Jane Etta was a school counselor.

The Pitt family moved to Springfield, Missouri and that is where Brad Pitt and his siblings lived. His siblings are Douglas Pitt (born 1966) and Julie Neal (born 1969). Brad Pitt was named People’s Sexiest Man Alive in 1995 and 2000.

He is divorced from actresses Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie. Pitt has six children with Jolie, three of whom were adopted internationally.


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