Orlando Bloom

Movie Actor

Orlando Bloom was born on January 13th, 1977 in Canterbury, England, United Kingdom and is the Movie Actor from United Kingdom. Discover Orlando Bloom's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 45 years old.

Other Names / Nick Names
Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Copeland Bloom, OB, Orli
Date of Birth
January 13, 1977
Nationality
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
Age
45 years old
Zodiac Sign
Capricorn
Networth
$40 Million
Profession
Actor, Film Actor, Model, Stage Actor, Television Actor
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Orlando Bloom Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 45 years old, Orlando Bloom has this physical status:

Height
180cm
Weight
77kg
Hair Color
Dark Brown
Eye Color
Dark Brown
Build
Athletic
Measurements
Not Available
Orlando Bloom Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Religion
Buddhism
Hobbies
Not Available
Education
The King’s School Canterbury, St Edmund’s School, Fine Arts College, Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, University of Kent
Orlando Bloom Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Spouse(s)
Miranda Kerr ​(m. 2010; div. 2013)
Children
Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom (b. January 6, 2011), Daisy Dove Bloom (b. August 26, 2020)
Dating / Affair
Sienna Miller (2001), Kate Bosworth (2002-2006), Helena Christensen (2003), Vanessa Lachey (2005), Penélope Cruz (2006), Lindsay Lohan (2006), Naomie Harris (2007), Miranda Kerr (2007-2013), Liv Tyler (2013), Carolina Guerra (2013), Nora Arnezeder (2014), Selena Gomez (2014), Laura Paine (2014), Nina Dobrev (2014; 2017), Erica Baxter (2014), Luisa Moraes (2015), Katy Perry (2016-2017, 2018-Present), Ashley Haas (2017), Viviana Ross (2017)
Parents
Colin Stone, Sonia Constance Josephine
Siblings
Samantha Bloom (Older Sister) (b. 1975)
Other Family
Henry/Harry Stone (Paternal Grandfather), Lilian/Lillian Morris (Paternal Grandmother), Francis John Copeland (Maternal Grandfather) (Surgeon, Physician), Betty Constance Josephine (née Walker) (Maternal Grandmother), Harry Saul Bloom (Stepfather) (Jewish South African-born anti-Apartheid journalist, novelist, activist, and lecturer), Sebastian Copeland (Cousin) (Photographer, Polar Explorer, Author, Lecturer, Environmental Activist),
About Orlando Bloom

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom (born 13 January 1977) is an English actor.

After making his breakthrough as Legolas in The Lord of the Rings film series, he rose to fame by further appearing in epic fantasy, historical epic, and fantasy adventure films.

He later reprised his role as Legolas in The Hobbit film series.

His other roles include Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, and Paris in Troy (2004). Bloom subsequently established himself as a leading man in Hollywood films such as Balian de Ibelin in Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven (2005) and Elizabethtown (2005).

He made his professional stage debut in West End's In Celebration at the Duke of York's Theatre in London in 2007 and starred in a Broadway adaption of Romeo and Juliet in 2013.

In 2009, Bloom was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

In 2015 he received the BAFTA Britannia Humanitarian Award.

Early life

Bloom was born on 13 January 1977 in Canterbury, Kent, and was named after the 16th-century English composer Orlando Gibbons. He has an older sister, Samantha Bloom.

Bloom initially believed that his biological father was his mother's husband, the South African-born anti-apartheid novelist Harry Bloom (1913–1981), who died when Bloom was four years old. However, when he was thirteen, Bloom's mother revealed to him that his biological father was actually Colin Stone, his mother's partner and family friend. Stone, the principal of the Concorde International language school, became Orlando Bloom's legal guardian after Harry Bloom's death.

Bloom's mother, Sonia Constance Josephine (née Copeland), was born in Kolkata, India, the daughter of Francis John Copeland, a physician and surgeon, and Betty Constance Josephine (née Walker). Through her, Bloom is a cousin of photographer Sebastian Copeland. Bloom's mother's family lived in Tasmania (Australia), Japan, and India, and were of English descent, some of them having originally come from Kent.

Bloom was brought up in the Church of England. He attended St Peter's Methodist Primary School, then the junior school of The King's School before proceeding to St Edmund's School Canterbury. Bloom was discovered to be dyslexic, and was encouraged by his mother to take art and drama classes. After being spurred into action following his school prize submission to panto actor Richard Sieben in 1992, in 1993, he moved to London to follow a two-year A-Level course in Drama, Photography and Sculpture at Fine Arts College, Hampstead. He then joined the National Youth Theatre, spending two seasons there and earning a scholarship to train at the British American Drama Academy. Bloom began acting professionally with television roles in episodes of Casualty and Midsomer Murders, and subsequently made his film debut in Wilde (1997), opposite Stephen Fry, before entering the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where he studied acting.

Career

Bloom's first appearance on the screen was in a small role, as a rent boy, in the 1997 film Wilde. Two days after graduating from Guildhall in 1999, he was cast in his first major role, playing Legolas in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003). He had originally auditioned for the part of Faramir, who does not appear until the second movie, but the director, Peter Jackson, cast him as Legolas instead. While shooting a scene, he broke a rib after falling off a horse, but eventually recovered and continued shooting. At the same time, Bloom also played a brief role in Ridley Scott's war film Black Hawk Down as PFC Todd Blackburn. In 2002, he was chosen as one of the Teen People "25 Hottest Stars Under 25" and was named People's hottest Hollywood bachelor in the magazine's 2004 list. All members of the cast of the Rings films were nominated for Best Ensemble Acting at the Screen Actors Guild Awards for three years in a row, finally winning in 2003 for the third film, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Bloom has also won other awards, including European Film Awards, Hollywood Festival Award, Empire Awards and Teen Choice Awards, and has been nominated for many others. Most of Bloom's box office successes have been as part of an ensemble cast.

Bloom next starred opposite Keira Knightley and Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, which was a blockbuster hit during the summer of 2003. After the success of Pirates, Bloom next took to the screen as Paris, the man who effectively started the Trojan War, in the 2004 Spring blockbuster, Troy opposite Brad Pitt, Eric Bana and Peter O'Toole. He subsequently played the lead roles in Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven and Cameron Crowe's Elizabethtown (both 2005). In 2006, Bloom starred in sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and in the independently made Haven, of which he was also executive producer. In the same year he was one of the guest stars in the sitcom Extras, in which he portrayed an exaggeratedly arrogant, narcissistic version of himself who had a great loathing for Johnny Depp (his co-star in Pirates of the Caribbean); Bloom pushed for Extras to go further by making his part unlikable, and contributed to the gag about him admiring Depp out of sheer jealousy, that Depp was far more talented than he was, not to mention rated higher than him on the 'top hottest' charts. Also in 2006, Bloom was the most searched male on Google News. As of May 2007, Bloom has appeared in four of the top 15 highest-grossing films of all time.

Bloom then again portrayed Will Turner, in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, released on 24 May 2007. Bloom, who had intended to become a stage actor after graduating from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, had stated that he would like to leave films for a time and instead appear in stage roles, and is "avidly looking for the right sort of material that [he] can do something with" and go "back to basics." During the summer of 2007 he appeared in a London revival of In Celebration, a play by David Storey. His character was one of three brothers returning home for their parents' 40th wedding anniversary. On 24 August 2007 he made his first ever TV commercial appearance on late-night Japanese TV, promoting the Uno brand of cosmetics maker Shiseido. A "one night only", 2-minute version of the Sci-Fi themed commercial kicked off the product's marketing campaign. In 2008 he signed on to play a small role in the British film An Education but dropped out to take the lead in Johnnie To's film Red Circle. Also in 2009, he was one of many stars to appear in New York, I Love You, which contained 12 short films in one.

Bloom appeared in The Three Musketeers opposite Milla Jovovich, Logan Lerman, Matthew Macfadyen, Ray Stevenson, Luke Evans, Juno Temple and Christoph Waltz, released in 2011. Bloom reprised his role as Legolas in parts two and three of The Hobbit, Peter Jackson's three-part prequel to The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He made his Broadway stage debut as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet in August 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The New York Times theatre critic Ben Brantley described Bloom's performance as "a first-rate Broadway debut" in the title role: "For once, we have a Romeo who evolves substantively, from a posturing youth in love with love, to a man who discovers the startling revelation of real love, with a last-act descent into bilious, bitter anger that verges on madness."

In October 2011, Bloom stated that he would like to return for a fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film. Bloom 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.

Bloom starred in the Trafalgar Studios production of Killer Joe in 2018. Bloom is currently starring in the Amazon Prime TV show Carnival Row, which was filming its second season in Prague before temporarily postponing production due to COVID-19. Together with a number of his Lord of the Rings co-stars (plus writer Philippa Boyens and director Peter Jackson), on 1 June 2020 he joined Josh Gad's YouTube series Reunited Apart which reunites the cast of popular movies through video-conferencing, and promotes donations to non-profit charities.

In July 2020, Bloom starred in the war film The Outpost in which he portrayed the character of captain Benjamin Keating.

Personal life

Bloom has said that he tries "not to exclude himself from real life as much as possible." During filming in Morocco for Kingdom of Heaven, Bloom rescued and adopted a dog, Sidi (a black Saluki mix with a white mark on his chest).

In 2004, he became a full member of SGI-UK (the UK branch of Soka Gakkai International), a lay Buddhist association affiliated with the teachings of Nichiren.

Bloom has also been a part of Global Green, an environmental company, since the early 2000s. As part of his environmental involvement, he has renovated his London home to use solar panels, incorporate recycled materials, and use energy efficient lightbulbs. Bloom has been approached by UNICEF to act as an international ambassador.

Involved in modelling work, in 2002 he starred opposite English actress Kate Beckinsale in a Gap television advertisement directed by Cameron Crowe.

Bloom has a tattoo of the Elvish word "nine" on his right wrist, written in fictional Tengwar Elvish script, a reference to his involvement in The Lord of the Rings as one of the nine members of the Fellowship of the Ring. The other actors of "The Fellowship" (Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Billy Boyd, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, and Elijah Wood) got the same tattoo with the exception of John Rhys-Davies whose stunt double got the tattoo instead. Bloom also has a tattoo of a sun on his lower left abdomen, which he got at age 15 before moving to London.

On 12 February 2009, Bloom actively participated in the 'Australia Unites' fundraiser to raise support for the victims of the Australian bushfires on 7 February 2009.

On 12 October 2009, Bloom was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. He has been involved in the organisation since 2007 and has visited schools and villages in Nepal in support of sanitation and education programmes. Bloom also visited the city of Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine in April 2016 to raise awareness of the education crisis facing children during the 2014 pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine.

Bloom has sustained several injuries: he broke his left arm and cracked his skull three times, broke his nose while playing rugby union, broke his right leg skiing in Switzerland, broke his left leg in a motorbike crash, and broke his right wrist while snowboarding. He also broke his back when he slipped trying to reach a roof terrace of a friend's house and fell three floors. He also broke some ribs while shooting The Lord of the Rings.

On 13 July 2009, four hooded teenagers broke into the Hollywood Hills home of Bloom and stole nearly half a million dollars' worth of possessions. The burglars, dubbed the "Bling Ring," targeted the homes of young celebrities. Most of Bloom's stolen items were retrieved.

Bloom had an "on-and-off relationship" with American actress Kate Bosworth, from 2003 until ending the relationship in September 2006.

In late 2007, Bloom began dating Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr. They announced their engagement in June 2010, and were married the following month. Kerr gave birth to their son on 6 January 2011 in Los Angeles. On 25 October 2013, Bloom and Kerr announced that they had separated several months earlier, and intended to end their marriage. They were divorced by the end of 2013.

Bloom began dating American singer and songwriter Katy Perry in January 2016; however, the couple confirmed in February 2017 that they had split. They resumed their relationship in February 2018, and became engaged on 14 February 2019. On 5 March 2020, it was revealed through the music video for Perry's song "Never Worn White" that the couple were expecting their first child together. Perry gave birth to their daughter on 26 August 2020.

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Orlando Bloom has started filming as Danny Moore in racing movie Gran Turismo

www.dailymail.co.uk, November 23, 2022
Orlando Bloom is off to the races! The actor, 45, started filming Gran Turismo - a movie based on the bestselling racing video game series of the same name - this week in Hungary. The Lord of the Rings star posted a series of photos to his Instagram page with director Neill Blomkamp and costar Archie Madekwe.

Stricken crypto exchange FTX spent £250m on property in Bahamas

www.dailymail.co.uk, November 22, 2022
At a bankruptcy hearing in Delaware following the collapse of the £27bn company this month, a lawyer for FTX said the property empire was largely made up of homes and holiday houses for senior staff. FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, 30, (pictured) is now at the centre of one of the most stunning financial failures in history.

The man who lost £27bn in a week! And may take cryptocurrency down with him, writes TOM LEONARD

www.dailymail.co.uk, November 16, 2022
TOM LEONARD: The catastrophic unravelling of FTX, a cryptocurrency business founded three years ago by Bankman-Fried that went from being valued at $32 billion to virtually nothing in just a few days, is a business tragedy for the ages. And it's certainly one for this particular age, involving as it does the deeply shady world of cryptocurrencies, a woke bunch of bed-hopping, digital whizz-kids holed up in luxury in a Caribbean tax haven, and an endless parade of grasping A-list dupes who fell for their hype.

Katy Perry Reveals She & Orlando Bloom Are In 'Couples Therapy' -- And WHAT Their Fights Are About!

perezhilton.com, May 13, 2022
Katy Perry is opening up about her relationship with Orlando Bloom amid rumors the pair have broken off their engagement! For months now, the American Idol judge has been spotted without her engagement ring causing many to wonder if there might be trouble brewing for her and the actor. Not to mention that she showed up solo at The Met Gala, despite that being a popular destination for couples to flaunt their other half. With all of these rumors swirling online, the pop star appeared on Thursday’s episode of Chelsea Handler’s podcast Dear Chelsea...

No, Orlando Bloom & Katy Perry Did NOT Secretly Marry Last Year!

perezhilton.com, February 9, 2022
Katy Perry is fiiiiinally addressing those wedding rumors!! Nearly one year ago, back in March, the singer and her fiancé Orlando Bloom sent the internet into a tizzy when she was spotted wearing a gold band on her ring finger. Since then, many fans have been left wondering: did the pair secretly tie the knot or what?? We mean, the casual sighting was captured in pics published by Page Six while the couple was out grabbing coffee during a vacation in Hawaii — honeymoon, anyone??

Miranda Kerr Thinks Of Ex-Husband Orlando Bloom As 'An Annoying Brother'??

perezhilton.com, August 19, 2021
Miranda Kerr had some interesting words to describe her current relationship with ex-husband Orlando Bloom in a new interview out this week… The supermodel, who co-parents 10-year-old son Flynn with the actor, joined the Moments with Candace Parker podcast to speak on motherhood and more, which obviously led to the topic of her former flame. In the episode, which came out Tuesday, Miranda detailed just how close the two still are!