Brad Pitt has become one of the most successful actors today, and he reportedly has strippers to thank for it.
There are several celebrities who have become quite successful in Hollywood. Despite having no background at all in the field, many of them made it to the scene. This reportedly includes Brad Pitt.
The Inglourious Basters actor first came into the film industry in the late ’80s. Despite having challenges at the start of his career, he has come a long way since then. In fact, he just recently won more than 15 Best Supporting Actor awards for his role on Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.
Brad Pitt had a simple childhood and family
In December 1963, Brad Pitt was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma. However, the Pitt family relocated after to Springfield, Missouri, where he grew up, according to Insider.
Among the Pitt siblings, he is the eldest of the three. They all reportedly grew up in a “conservative household” with parents, Bill Pitt and Jane Pitt.
His father was a truck company owner. Meanwhile, his mother was a family counselor at that time. During his secondary schooling years, Brad attended Kickapoo High School, where he was an active varsity member of various teams.
College and pre-Hollywood years
In 1982, Brad Pitt entered his tertiary level at the University of Missouri. He reportedly majored in Journalism and Advertising.
Throughout his time in the university, he was a “good student,” as per reports. However, despite having a great record, he found himself in the middle of the “acting bug,” according to Cheat Sheet. As stated, he ended up leaving the university with only a few weeks short to finishing his program.
The young Brad then reportedly decided to move to California and pursue his “passion” in the movie industry.
How strippers changed his life
Brad Pitt’s move to Los Angeles was not initially pleasant. As it happened, he only had a few hundred bucks to his name, which reportedly forced him to do “odd jobs” on the side. He worked as a “furniture mover,” a mascot for El Pollo Loco, and a limousine driver.
While working as a driver, he met several strippers. One night, he reportedly “struck up a conversation” with one of the girls. As reported, the stripper told him of her acting class.
Upon learning all about her classes, Brad Pitt reportedly decided to enroll in it. He, later on, told in an acting “round-table” in 2008 that this became the start of his huge career in Hollywood. He then admitted that the strippers “truly changed his life.”
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