Find out facts about Tom Cruise, like which actor he's related to on "Lost" and more!
10 Things You Didn't Know about Tom Cruise
10. Screen Name
Tom Cruise was born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV on July 3, 1962.
Cruise was 11 when his parents divorced in 1974.
8. Family Ties
Cruise’s cousin actor William Mapother played Ethan Rom on ABC’s “Lost.”
Cruise knew he wanted to go into acting after starring in his high school’s production of “Guys and Dolls,” but also wrestled and played football.
He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and won three Golden Globe Awards.
5. Most Powerful
In 2006, Forbes magazine ranked Cruise as the world’s most powerful celebrity.
Cruise proposed to Katie Holmes at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
3. Making Millions
Cruise was the first actor to star in five consecutive films that grossed $100 million in the U.S.
Those films were “A Few Good Men,” “The Firm,” “Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles,” “Mission: Impossible” and “Jerry Maguire.”
Cruise and Katie Holmes both wore Armani at their wedding.
1. Military Man
Cruise has played a member of the military in six different movies: “Taps,” “Top Gun,” “Born on the Fourth of July,” “A Few Good Men,” “The Last Samurai” and “Valkyrie.”