Thomas Cruise Mapother IV is an American actor and producer.
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV is an American actor and producer. He has received several awards for his work, including three Golden Globe Awards and three Oscar nominations.
Cruise spent part of his childhood in Canada. When his father took a job as a defense consultant in the Canadian Forces, his family moved to Beacon Hill, Ottawa. He attended the new Robert Hopkins Public School for his fourth and fifth grade. He was first involved in theater in the fourth grade, under the tutelage of George Steinburg.
His films have grossed over $ 4 billion in North America and over $10.1 billion worldwide, making him one of the top-grossing box office stars of all time. With a net worth of $570 million as of 2020, he is one of the highest-paid actors in the world.
Cruise married actress Mimi Rogers in 1987. It was through Rogers that the actor became a student of Scientology, the religion founded by writer L. Ron Hubbard. On Christmas Eve 1990, after a brief courtship, Cruise and Kidman got married in Telluride, Colorado. The couple have two children, Isabella and Connor. On February 5, 2001, Cruise and Kidman announced their divorce after 11 years of marriage. In October they announced that they were expecting their first child together. In 2006, Cruise and Holmes welcomed daughter Suri into the world. That year they got married in an Italian castle. The storybook romance wasn’t going to last, however, and in June 2012, the couple announced their separation.
Cruise is a strong advocate of the Church of Scientology and its associated social programs. He became involved in Scientology in 1990 through his first wife, Mimi Rogers.