Here Are 10 Amazing Facts About Tom Cruise That You Never Knew

A three-time winner of golden globe awards Tom Cruise debuted at a young age of 19. He has been nominated thrice for the Academy Awards in his career span. He has starred in movies of different genre.

So let’s know more about this guy and what makes him the star he is….

 

Was a priest in making

At the age of 14,  when Tom attended a seminar on scholarship, it made him want to become a priest. However, he got kicked out of the program for trying to steal booze. Whew, can you imagine Tom Cruise as a priest? I definitely can’t.

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Yay Ray Bans

Tom Cruise made the Ray bans, world famous after he wore them in the film “Risky Bussiness”. The movie is attributed to have notched up the Ray Ban sales by about 2000%!

 

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Almost Iron Man

You know Tom was considered for the role of Iron Man in place of Robert Downey Jr. Well, it’s hard to imagine the Iron Man movie without Robert Downey Jr. But, maybe Tom would have done justice to the role too.

 

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The Real Hero

Tom once saved a woman in 1998 from a mugger with the help of his bodyguards. The reel hero became a real hero.

 

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A Good Samaritan

Once Tom took a woman to a hospital who was in a car accident. And when he realized she did not have insurance, he paid $7000 of her total medical bills.

 

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The Scientology Dude

Tom has always made headlines with his Scientology connection. It is rumored that the folks in Scientology do not let Tom visit his daughter Suri as they feared he might leave them.

 

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Money Bags

His net worth is around $480 Million making him one of the highest paid actors of Hollywood.

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The Valkyrie

Tom Cruise was obsessed with the character of Colonel von Stauffenberg once he realized their striking resemblance after he came across the historical figure picture.

 

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Broke the Records

A Few Good Men, The Firm, Interview with the Vampire, Mission: Impossible, and Jerry Maguire are the five consecutive movies of Tom which have collected over $100 million in the US. He is the first actor to have such an impressive record.

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Nothing Stopped him

Tom was diagnosed at a tender age of 7 with a learning disability of dyslexia.

 

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