10 Things You Don't Know About Tom Cruise

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Becoming one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood is not an easy task. However, for Tom Cruise, it's a walk in the park. Cruise is the star of many box office hits, including Mission Impossible, A Few Good Men, Top Gun, and Jerry Maguire, etc. But how much do we really know about this famous actor?


1
Tom Cruise was bullied regularly in the 15 different schools he attended in 12 years.

2
Tom Cruise was a wrestler during his high school years.

3
When it came to animating 1992's feature film Aladdin, Disney modeled the face of their young hero on Tom Cruise.

4
Tom Cruise joined the Church of Scientology after its study courses helped him overcome dyslexia.

5
Tom Cruise wore braces in 2002 to straighten his teeth but would take them off to shoot movies.

6
Tom Cruise's height is 5'7". However, his later wives, Mimi Rogers is 5'8", Nicole Kidman is 5'10.5" and Katie Holmes is 5'10" tall.

7
Since 2006, October 10 has been recognized as Tom Cruise Day in Japan.

8
Despite getting older, each of his wives has been 11 years younger than the one before, with Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman and Katie Holmes being born in 1956, 1967 and 1978, respectively.

9
Before marrying Tom Cruise, ex-wife Katie Holmes told Seventeen magazine in 2004, "I used to think I was going to marry Tom Cruise."

10
In 1996, after Tom Cruise witnessed a woman get struck by a car, he accompanied her to the hospital and paid her emergency room bill of $7000.