Tom Cruise was born on July 3, 1962 and he is American actor,. As matter of fact , he is one of the world’s highest-paid actors.
He was born to to electrical engineer Thomas Cruise Mapother III (1934–1984) and special education teacher Mary Lee (née Pfeiffer; 1936–2017). He has three three sisters named Lee Anne, Marian, and Cass.
Concerning education, he is known to have 15 schools in 14 years. Some of the schools he attended are the new Robert Hopkins Public School for his fourth and fifth grade education, Henry Munro Middle School in Ottawa as well as the St. Francis Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio.
In 1980, Tom Cruise graduated from Glen Ridge High School in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.
Tom Cruise began acting in the 1980s but had his breakthrough when he featured in the comedy film Risky Business (1983) and action film Top Gun (1986).
He also featured in films such as The Color of Money (1986), Rain Man (1988), and Born on the Fourth of July (1989). Tom Cruise won the Golden Globe Award for the role he played in Born on the Fourth of July (1989) and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Over the years, he has received many awards. Some of these awards include an Honorary Palme d’Or and three Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for four Academy Awards.
He is known to have grossed over $4 billion in North America and over $11.5 billion worldwide with his films. Films Tom Cruise has featured in include A Few Good Men (1992), the thriller The Firm (1993), the horror film Interview with the Vampire (1994), the romance Jerry Maguire (1996), Mission: Impossible film series since 1996, Vanilla Sky (2001), Minority Report (2002), The Last Samurai (2003), Collateral (2004), War of the Worlds (2005), Knight and Day (2010), Jack Reacher (2012), Oblivion (2013), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and Top Gun: Maverick (2022).
Tom Cruise’s First Wife
Tom Cruise has been married three times. His first wife was actress Mimi Rogers. Mimi Rogers was born on January 27, 1956, and she has featured in some films over the years.
Some of the films include Gung Ho (1986), Someone to Watch Over Me (1987), Desperate Hours (1990), Full Body Massage , The Rapture (1991), Reflections on a Crime (1994), The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996), and Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997).
Others are Lost in Space (1998), Ginger Snaps (2000), The Door in the Floor (2004), For a Good Time, Call… (2012), Paper Dolls (1984), Weapons of Mass Distraction (1997), The Loop (2006–2007), and recurring roles on The X-Files (1998–1999), Two and a Half Men (2011–2015), Wilfred (2014), Mad Men (2015), Bosch (2014–2021), and Bosch: Legacy (2022).
Mimi Rogers was born to Philip C. Spickler, a civil engineer, and Kathy Talent, a former dance and drama major at the General Hospital in Coral Gables, Florida. She completed her formal education and graduated from high school when she was just 14 years old.