Tom Cruise Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | August 8, 2022

Thomas Cruise Mapother IV popularly known as Tom Cruise is an American actor and producer who is known for acting in Hollywood films. He was born on 3rd July 1962 in Syracuse, New York, United States late Thomas Cruise Mapother III and late Mary Lee. His father was an electrical engineer and his mother was a special education teacher. He has three sisters named Lee Anne, Marian, and Cass. Actor William Mapother is his cousin. In total, Cruise attended 15 schools in 14 years, such as the new Robert Hopkins Public School, Henry Munro Middle School, Glen Ridge High School, St. Francis Seminary etc. When he was in school he learned acting and played several dramas. During his higher studies, he played football for the varsity team as a linebacker. 

Tom made his acting debut in 1981 with Endless Love. Taps were his other released film of the year. In 1983, he appeared in four films. But his film, Risky Business was a career maker for him. He was nominated for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy at Golden Globe Awards for his performance. Legend was his only released film in 1985. In 1986, he starred in two films, The Color of Money and Top Gun. 1988 was a successful year for Tom. He appeared in two films, Cocktail and Rain Man, and was praised. For Cocktail, he was nominated for the Razzie Award for Worst Actor. For Rain Man, Tom won Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor. Born on the Fourth of July was his only released film in 1989. Another successful film of Tom. His performance was highly acclaimed, and he won several awards, such as Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Actor, and two nominations from BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and for Best Actor Academy Award. In 1990, he acted in the film, Days of Thunder. He also worked as a co-writer in the story.

In the following years, from 1992 to 1994, he starred in four films, Far and Away, A Few Good Men, The Firm and Interview with the Vampire. In 1996, he made his debut as a producer with the film, Mission: Impossible. The film was a turning point in his career. He was highly acclaimed and gained popularity all over the world. In that year, his other film, Jerry Maguire helped him to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and his second nomination for Academy Award for Best Actor.  In 1998, Tom produced his second film, Without Limits. In 1999, he was seen in two films, Eyes Wide Shut and Magnolia. For his performance in Magnolia, Tom received another Golden Globe and a nomination for an Academy Award. In 2000, Tom produced and appeared in Mission: Impossible 2. For his performance in the film, he earned an MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance for the film.

Later, in 2001, he acted in two films and worked as a producer in two films. In 2002, he was seen in three films and worked as a producer in one film. In 2003, he worked as an executive producer for the film, Shattered Glass. In that year, he produced and acted in the film, The Last Samurai. For his acting in The Last Samurai, he earned a Golden Globe nomination for best actor. For his performance in Collateral in 2004, he received several positive reviews. In 2005, he produced the film, Elizabethtown and acted in War of the Worlds. In 2006, he produced and starred in the film, Mission: Impossible III. He also produced another film, Ask the Dust that year. Lions for Lambs was his only released film in 2007. In 2008, Tom acted in two films, Tropic Thunder and Valkyrie. For his performance in Tropic Thunder, Tom earned a Golden Globe nomination. In 2010, he was seen in the film, Knight and Day.

Next, in 2011, he produced and acted in the film, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. In 2012, Tom produced and starred in the film, Jack Reacher. Rock of Ages was his other released film of the year. In 2013 and 2014, Tom appeared in two films, Oblivion and Edge of Tomorrow. In 2015, he produced and acted in the film, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. In 2016, he produced and starred in the film Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. American Made and The Mummy are his two released films of 2017. He produced and acted in the film, Mission: Impossible – Fallout in 2018. Top Gun: Maverick was his last released film which was released in 2022. He also produced the film.

He has two upcoming films, Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One and Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part Two.

He made his television debut with the television series, Fallen Angels in 1993. 

In 1993, he launched Cruise/Wagner Productions. 

Cruise is an outspoken advocate for the Church of Scientology, which he credits with helping him overcome dyslexia.

Tom Cruise also earned an Honorary Palme d’Or.

On May 6, 2011, Cruise was awarded a humanitarian award from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and its Museum of Tolerance for his work as a dedicated philanthropist.

On the personal front, Tom Cruise married actress Mimi Rogers on May 9, 1987. They divorced on February 4, 1990.

Tom married actress Nicole Kidman on December 24, 1990. They adopted two children: Isabella Jane (born 1992) and Connor Antony (born 1995). They separated in 2002.

On 18 November 2006, Tom married actress Katie Holmes. In April 2006, their daughter Suri was born. They separated in 2012.

NameThomas Cruise Mapother IV
Nick NameTC
ProfessionAmerican Actor and Filmmaker
Date of BirthJuly 3, 1962
Age60 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceSyracuse, New York
NationalityAmerican
HometownSyracuse, New York
SchoolRobert Hopkins Public School, Ottawa, Ontario
Canada, Henry Munro Middle School, Ottawa, Canada, Franciscan seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio
CollageN/A
DebutFilm Debut – Endless Love (1981)
ReligionScientology
EthnicityGerman, English, Irish
Zodiac SignCancer

Tom Cruise Career

  • Tom made his acting debut in 1981 with Endless Love. Taps were his other released film of the year.
  • In 1983, he appeared in four films. But his film, Risky Business was a career maker for him.
  • Legend was his only released film in 1985.
  • In 1986, he starred in two films, The Color of Money and Top Gun.
  • 1988 was a successful year for Tom. He appeared in two films.
  • Born on the Fourth of July was his only released film in 1989.
  • In 1990, he acted in the film, Days of Thunder. He also worked as a co-writer in the story.
  • From 1992 to 1994, he starred in four films, Far and Away, A Few Good Men, The Firm and Interview with the Vampire.
  • In 1996, he made his debut as a producer with the film, Mission: Impossible. He also acted in the film. In that year, he acted in another film, Jerry Maguire.
  • In 1998, Tom produced his second film, Without Limits.
  • In 1999, he was seen in two films, Eyes Wide Shut and Magnolia.
  • In 2000, Tom produced and appeared in Mission: Impossible 2.
  • In 2001, he acted in two films and worked as a producer in two films.
  • In 2002, he was seen in three films and worked as a producer in one film.
  • In 2003, he worked as an executive producer for the film, Shattered Glass. In that year, he produced and acted in the film, The Last Samurai.
  • For his performance in Collateral in 2004, he received several positive reviews.
  • In 2005, he produced the film, Elizabethtown and acted in War of the Worlds.
  • In 2006, he produced and starred in the film, Mission: Impossible III. He also produced another film, Ask the Dust that year.
  • Lions for Lambs was his only released film in 2007.
  • In 2008, Tom acted in two films, Tropic Thunder and Valkyrie. For his performance in Tropic Thunder, Tom earned a Golden Globe nomination.
  • In 2010, he was seen in the film, Knight and Day.
  • In 2011, he produced and acted in the film, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.
  • In 2012, Tom produced and starred in the film, Jack Reacher. Rock of Ages was his other released film of the year.
  • In 2013 and 2014, Tom appeared in two films, Oblivion and Edge of Tomorrow.
  • In 2015, he produced and acted in the film, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation.  
  • In 2016, he produced and starred in the film Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.
  • American Made and The Mummy are his two released films of 2017.
  • He produced and acted in the film, Mission: Impossible – Fallout in 2018.
  • Top Gun: Maverick was his last released film which was released in 2022. He also produced the film.
  • He made his television debut with the television series, Fallen Angels in 1993.
  • In 1993, he launched Cruise/Wagner Productions.

Tom Cruise Family 

Father Name Thomas Mapother III (Electrical engineer)
Mother Name Mary Lee Pfeiffer (Educator)
Brother N/A
Sister Lee Ann Mapother, Cass Mapother, Marian Mapother
Wife Divorced

Tom Cruise Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Divorced
Affairs / Girlfriend Diane Cox (1980-1981)

Tom Cruise with his Ex girlfriend Diane Cox

Melissa Gilbert, Actress (1982)



Heather Locklear, Actress (1982)



Rebecca De Mornay, Actress (!983-1985)



Patti Scialfa, Singer (1985)



Cher, Singer (1985-1986)



Mimi Rogers, Actress (1986-1990)



Nicole Kidman, Actress (1990-2001)



Penelope Cruz, Actress (2001-2004)



Nazanin Boniadi, Actress (2004-2005)



Sofia Vergara, Actress (2005)



Katie Holmes, Actress (2005-2012)



Cynthia Jorge, Restaurant Owner (2012-present)

Wife/ Spouse Mimi Rogers (1987-1990)



Nicole Kidman (1990-2001)




Katie Holmes (2006-2012)


Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenSon- Connor Cruise, Actor (born 1995)
Daughter- Isabella Jane Cruise (born 1992), Suri Cruise (born 2006)

Tom Cruise Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Tom Cruise Favourite 

Favourite  FoodLobster, Pasta, Strawberries, Flounders
Favourite  Color Green
Favourite  Sport Tennis
Favourite  Destination Paris, New York

Tom Cruise Education 

School Robert Hopkins Public School, Ottawa, Ontario
Canada, Henry Munro Middle School, Ottawa, Canada, Franciscan seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio
Collage N/A
Educational Qualification N/A

Tom Cruise Net Worth

Net Worth$480 million
SalaryN/A
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionPorsche 911, Bugatti Veyron, Chevy Chevelle SS, Mercedes CLK

Tom Cruise Controversies:

  • In the 2000s, he sparked controversy with his Scientology-affiliated criticisms of psychiatry and anti-depressant drugs, his efforts to promote Scientology in Europe, and a leaked video interview of him promoting Scientology.
  • In 2005, he fell into controversy for openly criticizing actress Brooke Shields for using the drug Paxil, an anti-depressant.
  • It has been reported that he had a rift with the director Steven Spielberg for his anti-psychiatry actions.
  • In 2013, it was reported that Katie Holmes took divorced Tom Cruise to protect the couple’s daughter Suri from Scientology.

Some Unknown facts about Tom Cruise

  • He is one of the world’s highest-paid actors.
  • In total, Cruise attended 15 schools in 14 years.
  • He aspired to become a Franciscan priest.
  • He was rejected from the squad of his varsity football team after getting caught drinking beer before a game.
  • His height is 5 feet 7 inches.
  • His weight is 68 kgs.
  • Green is his favorite color.
  • She had thirteen girlfriends.
  • He smokes and doesn’t drink alcohol.

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