Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom well known as Orlando Bloom is an award winning English actor born on January 13, 1977.
Orlando Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, raised in the church of England and named after the 16th Century English composer, Orlando Gibbons.
He has an older sister named Samantha Bloom.
He attended St Peter’s Netherland Primary School and the Junior School of the King’s School. e also went to St Edmund’s school in Canterbury.
Bloom studied acting at the Guild hall school of Music and Drama in London. He also obtained an honorary degree from the University of Kent at Canterbury Cathedral.
He was the most searched male on google news in 2006.
Orlando was also named UNICEF Goodwill ambassador in 2019.
Orlando Bloom began acting with his first role as a rent boy in the 1997 film “Wilde”.
He came to limelight for his role in the “Lord of the Rings” film series.
Bloom is also well known for his intriguing roles in epic fantasy, historical and adventure films, most especially as Will Turner in Pirates of the Caribbean film series.
He has also starred in other movies such as Troy, Kingdom of Heaven, Romeo and Juliet, The Good Doctor and so on.
Orlando Bloom was married to model, Miranda Kerr in 2010 before they divorced in 2013. They also have a son together named, Flynn Christopher Bloom.
Bloom eventually got engaged to Katy Perry in 2019 after dating on and off since 2016.
Awards & Nominations
Orlando Bloom has won numerous awards such as;
Best Actress Movie Producer at Teen Choice Award
Best European Actor at Jameson People’s Choice Awards
Sexiest Hero At MTV Movie Awards Mexico
He also got nominations for Best Cast at Phoenix film Critics Society Award, Choice Breakout at Teen Choice awards and so on.
Orlando Bloom is one of the most influential British actor with an estimated net worth of $40 million.