Brad Pitt net worth: Brad Pitt is an award-winning film actor and producer who has net worth of $240 million. Brad Pitt was raised in Springfield Missouri but left the University of Missouri for Los Angeles two weeks prior to his graduation in order to pursue his dreams of a career in acting. After various guest appearances and minor roles, Pitt gained notoriety for his supporting role in Thelma and Louise before going on to star in the Academy-Award winning film A River Runs Through It. Pitt received tremendous praise for his performance in the highly successful 1995 crime drama Seven, which grossed $327 million worldwide. Pitt received a Golden Globe award as well as an Academy Award nomination for his next film, Twelve Monkeys.
Pitt's dedication to his roles has taken him up the Alps, in the boxing ring, and in the depths of startlingly accurate accents. Other noteworthy films of Pitt's career are: Oceans Eleven, Troy, Pitt's highest grossing film to date, award-winning Babel, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which garnered Pitt his first Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. As a producer, Pitt co-found Plan B Entertainment with ex-wife Jennifer Aniston, which has helped produce such films as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Departed, which earned the 2007 Academy Award for Best Picture. Additionally, Pitt is involved with humanitarian causes, specifically the ONE Campaign, Make It Right Foundation, and global humanitarian aid fund, Jolie-Pitt Foundation, which he co-founded with partner Angelina Jolie.