Who Is Orlando Bloom?
Orlando Bloom (born Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Copeland Bloom) is a well-known English actor. He made his breakthrough as the character Legolas in The Lord of the Rings film series. He then reprised his role in The Hobbit film series. Bloom has gained further notice appearing in epic fantasy, historical, and adventure films notably as Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, Paris in Troy (2004), Balian de Ibelin in The Kingdom of Heaven (2005), and the Duke of Buckingham in The Three Musketeers (2011).
Moreover, he has appeared in Hollywood films such as the war film Black Hawk Down (2001), the Australian Western Ned Kelly (2003), the romantic comedy Elizabethtown (2005), and New York, I Love You (2007). He gained acclaim in 2020 for the Afghanistan War drama film The Outpost (2020). Also, he starred in the Amazon Prime Video series Carnival Row (2019 to 2023). In 2007, he made his professional stage debut in In Celebration at the Duke of York’s Theatre in the West End and starred in a Broadway adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in 2013. In 2018, he returned to the theatre in a West End revival of Tracy Lett’s Killer Joe. Bloom was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2009. In 2015, he received the BAFTA Britannia Humanitarian Award.
How Old Is Orlando Bloom?
Orlando is 46 years old as of August 2023, having been born on January 13, 1977, in Canterbury, U.K. Bloom shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Griffin Johnson, Natalia Dyer, Liam Hemsworth, Ricky Flores, and many more.
Orlando Bloom Family
Who are Orlando Bloom’s Parents?
Bloom was born to Colin Stone (Father) and Sonia Constance Josephine Copeland (Mother). Initially, he believed his biological father was Harry Bloom (born on January 1, 1913, but died on July 28, 1981) a South African Journalist, novelist, activist, and lecturer. When he was thirteen, his mother revealed to him that his biological father was Colin Stone.
Does Orlando Bloom have siblings?
He has three siblings. An elder sister by the name of Samantha Bloom (born on August 15, 1975) an actress. And two brothers namely; Peter Bloom and Steve Bloom a South African Photographer.
Orlando Bloom Education
Bloom received his education at St. Peter’s Methodist Primary School then the junior school of The King’s School before attending St. Edmund’s School Canterbury. He then moved to London in 1993 to follow a two-year A-Level course in Drama, Photography, and Sculpture at Fine Arts College. Then he joined The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain where he spent two seasons and earned a scholarship to train at the British American Drama Academy. He then attended The Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London where he studied acting.
Orlando Bloom Girlfriend
Orlando has been dating Katy Perry (born on October 25, 1984) an American singer, songwriter, and television personality, since January 2016. However, the couple split in February 2017 and resumed their relationship in February 2018. On February 14, 2019, they became engaged.
Orlando Bloom Divorced
Bloom was previously married to Miranda Kerr (born on April 20, 1983) an Australian model and businesswoman, until the end of 2013. They began dating in 2007, announced their engagement in June 2010, and were married the following month.
Orlando Bloom Kids
Orlando has two children. One kid from his marriage to Miranda Kerr, a son born on January 6, 2011. Also, he has one kid with his girlfriend Katy Perry, a daughter named Daisy Dove Bloom (born on August 26, 2020).
Orlando Bloom Height – Measurements
Adding to his well-built body is a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8m) and a weight of 77kg (170 lbs).
Orlando Bloom Career
His first appearance on the screen was in the 1997 film Wilde in a small role as a rent boy. After graduating from Guildhall in 1999, two days later, he was cast in his first major role, playing Legolas in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001 to 2003). At the same time, he played a brief role in Ridley Scott’s war film Black Hawk Down as PFC Todd Blackburn. For three years in a row, all members of the cast of The Rings were nominated for Best Ensemble Acting, finally winning in 2003 for the third film, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
Also, Bloom has won other awards including European Film Awards, Hollywood Festival Awards, Empire Awards, and Teen Choice Awards. Also, he has been nominated for many others. Next, he starred opposite Keira Knightley and Johnny Deep in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Next, he took to the screen as Paris in the 2004 Spring blockbuster, Troy opposite Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, and Peter O’Toole. Subsequently, he played the lead roles in Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven and Cameron Crowe’s Elizabethtown (both 2005). The following year, he starred in the sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.
In 2006 alos, he was one of the guest stars in the sitcom Extras. Again he portrayed Will Turner in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End released on May 24, 2007. He made his first-ever TV commercial appearance on August 24, 2007, on late-night Japanese TV. There, he promoted the Uno brand of cosmetics maker Shiseido. He went on to appear in The Three Musketeers opposite Milla Jovovich, Logan Leman, Matthew Macfayden, Ray Stevenson, Luke Evans, Juno Temple, and Christoph Waltz, released in 2011. In August 2013, he made his Broadway stage debut as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. He stated in October 2011, that he would like to return for a fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film.
He did reprise his character, Will Turner in a supporting role in the fifth film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales which was released in May 2017. In 2018, he starred in the Trafalgar Studios production of Killer Joe. Currently, he is starring in the Amazon Prime TV show Carnival Row, which was filming its second in Prague before temporarily postponing production due to COVID-19. In July 2020, he starred in the war film The Outpost in which he portrayed the character of Captain Benjamin Keating.
Orlando Bloom Salary
Bloom earns an annual basic salary of $175,000 working as an Actor.
Orlando Bloom’s Net Worth
Orlando boasts an estimated net worth of $40 million. He has accumulated his wealth through his career as an Actor.