William Bradley Pitt is an American actor and film producer. He is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and two Golden Globe Awards for his acting.
In addition, he gained a second Academy Award, a second British Academy Film Award, a third Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award as a producer under his production company, Plan B Entertainment.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were married on August 23, 2014, in a private ceremony in Château Miraval, France.
On September 19, 2016, Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt, citing irreconcilable differences. On April 12, 2019, the court restored Jolie and Pitt to single status and they were declared divorced.
Brad Pitt Abuse: What you missed about Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been locked in a messy court battle ever since she filed for divorce in September 2016, but the pair were not always at odds.
The Oscar winners fell for each other while filming the 2005 action film Mr. & Mrs. Smith. The origination of their relationship instantly caused controversy since Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston at the time.
Tomb Raider star filed for divorce after two years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences.
She requested sole physical custody of their six children. “This decision was made for the health of the family,” her rep told Us Weekly in a statement at the time.
An altercation on the duo’s private jet led to a child abuse investigation into Pitt. “He got drunk and was fighting with Angie,” a source claimed. “Maddox stepped in to defend Angie and got in Brad’s face.”
The Fight Club actor was cleared of the allegations in November 2016. The By the Sea costars reached a temporary custody agreement one week after their separation.
She received full physical custody, while he was granted visitation rights. They were both ordered to undergo individual counseling as well as attend family counseling with their kids. He was subjected to random drug and alcohol testing at the time too.