Brad Pitt Education Background
William Bradley Pitt was born in the town of Shawnee, Oklahoma on December 18, 1963 to William and Jane Pitt. He is the oldest child of three and has one brother and one sister.
He attended Kickapoo High School where he played many sports including golf, tennis and swimming. He was involved in many clubs, school debates and musicals. Following graduation, he enrolled at the University of Missouri, where he majored in journalism, with an emphasis in advertising. He was also a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. Two weeks before he was set to graduate, however, he packed up his belongings and headed to Hollywood.
As a struggling actor in Los Angeles, Brad took acting lessons and worked odd jobs, like spending time as a chauffeur and dressing up as a chicken for El Pollo Loco. He earned a series of small parts on Growing Pains, Dallas and the movie Less than Zero.
As one of the most popular actors in America, he’s had a string of public relationships. First a long term relationship with Gwyneth Paltrow, then he was married to Jennifer Aniston for five years. After his divorce, he began a relationship with Angelina Jolie, and together they have six children. He and Jolie are activists for the environment and humanitarian efforts.