Bruce Willis is an American actor and producer who was born on March 19, 1955, in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany (now Germany). His parents were David Willis, a U.S. soldier, and Marlene Willis, who worked in a bank. Willis spent his childhood in various locations as his family moved frequently due to his father’s military service.
Willis graduated from high school in New Jersey and then attended Montclair State University but dropped out to pursue his career in acting. He started his acting career in New York City in the late 1970s, performing in stage plays and appearing in commercials. In the early 1980s, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.
Willis’ breakthrough role came in 1985 when he was cast as David Addison Jr. in the hit television series “Moonlighting” alongside Cybill Shepherd. The show ran for five seasons and helped Willis establish himself as a popular actor. He then went on to achieve even greater success as an action hero in the “Die Hard” movie franchise, in which he portrayed the iconic character of John McClane. The first “Die Hard” film was released in 1988, and the franchise has since spawned several sequels.
Willis has also starred in many other successful films, including “The Sixth Sense,” “Pulp Fiction,” “Armageddon,” “Red,” and “The Expendables.” In addition to his acting career, Willis has also worked as a producer, with his production company, Cheyenne Enterprises, being responsible for several films.
Bruce Willis’ Net Worth
As of 2021, Bruce Willis’ net worth is estimated to be around $250 million. He has earned his fortune through his successful acting and producing career. Willis has been nominated for and won many awards throughout his career, including a Golden Globe Award, an Emmy Award, and multiple People’s Choice Awards.
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Bruce Willis Marriage and Family
Bruce Willis has been married twice. He was first married to actress Demi Moore from 1987 to 2000, and they have three daughters together: Rumer, Scout, and Tallulah. In 2009, Willis married model and actress Emma Heming, and they have two daughters together: Mabel and Evelyn.
In recent years, Willis has continued to work on various film projects, including reprising his role as John McClane in the upcoming “Die Hard” prequel titled “McClane.” Despite his success in the entertainment industry, Willis has also been involved in various philanthropic activities, including supporting the Bruce Willis Foundation, which helps disadvantaged youth in the United States.