Bruce Willis Biography

Published On Mar 13, 2018
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Date of Birth: 1955 , March-19
Birth Nation: Germany
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Bruce Wills stepped into the field of acting when he headed to California to audition for several television shows. Later, he appeared in an episode of the TV series Miami Vice. Wills then acted in the first episode of the 1980s series The Twilight Zone, called Shatterday. After that, he auditioned for the role of David Addison Jr. in the television series Moonlighting.

Wills is well known for the role of John McClane in the film Die Hard which gained him huge success.Later, he co-wrote the screenplay for Hudson Hawks and co-produced features such as Sunset 16 Blocks, A Good Day to Die Hard and other feature films.

Willis has also appeared in over sixty films, including box office successes like Death Becomes Her, Pulp Fiction (featuring actors like John Travolta, Uma Thurman and Samuel L. Jackson), 12 Monkeys, The Fifth Element, Armageddon, The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Sin City, Red, Moonrise Kingdom, The Expendables 2, and Looper.

The actor has even recorded solo albums such as If It Don’t Kill You, it just makes You Stronger and The Return of Bruno.

Bruce is a married man. He is currently wedded to his wife Emma Heming, an English model and actress. The couple has two daughters: Mabel Ray Willis and Evelyn Penn Willis. Bruce was previously married to American actress and songwriter Demi Moore. The couple has three daughters, Rumer Wills, Tallulah Belle Wills and Scout Larue Wills. They divorced in 2000.

Apart from that he also dated girlfriend Brooke Burns until they broke up in 2004 after 10 months together. Soon after that,  he again dated actress Tamara Feldman for some time after they met during the filming of Perfect Stranger.

Bruce Willis's current net worth is estimated to be $180 million. Willis was once among the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. He charged between $10 million to $30 million per movie. For his appearance in the 1999 movie The Sixth Sense he was paid $14 million in salary. The same year, his income was a jaw-dropping $100 million. According to a Wikipedia page, he is second in the list of highest-earning movie actors. Keanu Reeves tops him in the first place with an earning of $156 million in 2003, while Tom Cruise follows Willis with an annual income of $100 million in the year 2000. 

According to various sources, the actor's estimated annual income is $21.17 million, of which around $5 million comes through endorsements and sponsorships. 

In January of 2018, Bruce put up his New York City property up for sale for the price of $17.75 million. The duplex apartment, which has six bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, covers 6,000 sq ft. The apartment was purchased by Bruce's wife for $16.995 million in 2015. 

Soon after the apartment sale news, it was reported in February 2018 that the actor was going to buy a new apartment worth $7.9 million in New York City. Among other amenities, the 3,055 sq ft apartment features four bedrooms and four bathrooms. 

Regarding his cars, Bruce has a collection of some old cars, including a 1957 Corvette (price: between $70,000 and $90,000); and a 1967 Corvette Roadster, which is priced between $110,000 to $150,000. But that's not all, Bruce has been spotted in a Bentley Continental GTC and a 1968 Shelby Mustang GT 500. He also owns a 1968 Pontiac Firebird 400 (price: over $30,000) and a 1969 Dodge Charger (worth around $50,000).

 

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Born in West Germany

1955

Bruce Willis was born in the town of Idar-Oberstein, West Germany. He is American by his nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He attended his studies at Montclair State University. He has a sister named Florence and two brothers, Robert and David.

Began career in TV series Moonlighting

1980

Willis was the actor in the first episode of the 1980s series The Twilight Zone Shatterday. After that, he auditioned for the role of David Addison Jr. in the television series Moonlighting.

Started working as John McClane in the movie Die Hard

1988

 Willis is well known for the role of John McClane in the film Die Hard. the role made him a huge success in the industry. He also co-wrote the screenplay for Hudson Hawks and co-produced features such as Sunset 16 Blocks, A Good Day to Die Hard and other feature films.

Married and divorce with Emms Heming, Demi Moore

1987

Bruce is a married man who is currently wedded to wife Emma Heming. The couple has two daughters: Mabel Ray Willis and Evelyn Penn Willis. He was previously married to Demi Moore. Bruce and Demi have three daughters Rumer Wills, Tallulah Belle Wills and Scout Larue Wills. They divorced in 2000.

Dated Brooke Burns and Tamara Feldman

2004

Willis dated Brooke Burns until they broke up in 2004 after ten months together. He again dated actress Tamara Feldman for a time after they met during the filming of Perfect Stranger.

Got Award Emmy Award-winning

2013

Wills also received several nominations and awards for his work, including having been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and he also won Emmy Award-winning for two times, Golden Globe Award-winning, and four-time Saturn Award-nominated actor.

Total net worth

2018

As of 2018, Bruce Willis' net worth is estimated to be around $180 million. His significant source of income is his professional acting career. Apart from that, he is also a singer.