Bruce Willis, a retired American actor, is best known for his leading role in the comedy-drama series Moonlighting (1985–1989). He has since appeared in over a hundred films, gaining widespread recognition as an action hero after his portrayal of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise (1988–2013) and other subsequent roles.

Who is Bruce Willis?

Bruce Willis is an American retired actor. His career began on the Off-Broadway stage in the 1970s. He is the recipient of various accolades throughout his career, including a Golden Globe Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and two People's Choice Awards. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006. At the time of his retirement, Willis had completed eight films awaiting release in 2022 and 2023.

As a singer, Willis released his debut album The Return of Bruno in 1987, followed by two more albums in 1989 and 2001. He made his Broadway debut in the stage adaptation of Misery in 2015. Films featuring Willis have grossed between US$2.64 billion and $3.05 billion at the North American box offices, making him in 2010 the eighth highest-grossing actor in a leading role and 12th-highest including supporting roles.

Bruce Willis, diagnosed with aphasia, steps away from acting

In March 2022, Willis' family announced that he was retiring from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia. Bruce Willis, 67, being suffered from aphasia is affecting his cognitive abilities. The news of his retirement from the film industry and his health condition was posted by his daughter Rumer on her personal Instagram account. 

According to experts, aphasia is "a condition that robs you of the ability to communicate" and can be caused by a stroke, head injury, a brain tumor, or disease. The caption of Rumer's post said that the family is "moving through this as a strong family unit, and wanted to bring his fans in because we know how much he means to you, as you do to him."

"As Bruce always says, "Live it up" and together we plan to do just that," it concluded, along with the names of his former wife, Demi Moore, who also shared the post, their daughters Rumer, Scout, and Tallulah, as well as his current wife, Emma, and their daughters Mabel and Evelyn. We also pray for him and hope that he had a speedy recovery. 

Where was Bruce Willis born?

Bruce Willis was born on 19th March 1955 in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany. His birth name is Walter Bruce Willis. He holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. His star sign is Pisces. He is a follower of Christianity.  

Willis was brought up in a working-class family. His father, David Willis, was an American soldier who was discharged from the military when Bruce was two years old and had begun working as a factory worker while his mother, Marlene, worked in a bank. He has a younger sister, Florence, and two younger brothers, Robert (deceased) and David.

Bruce attended Penns Grove High School where he graduated in 1973. Later, to pursue his career in acting, he enrolled in the Drama Program at Montclair State University. 

Bruce Willis' Wife and Kids

Bruce Willis has been married twice in his life. He was first married to his ex-wife Demi Moore on November 21, 1987. Moore is an American actress. With Moore, he had three daughters: Rumer (who is also engaged in the film industry), Scout, and Tallulah. However, the couple got divorced on October 18, 2000, after living in a marital relationship for 13 years. 

His second marriage was to Emma Hemming, an English-American model, and actress. The couple got married in Turks and Caicos on March 21, 2009. With Emma, he shares two daughters: Mabel (born April 2012) and Evelyn (born May 2014). As of now, Bruce is living peacefully with his second wife and daughters in their $9.8million luxurious home in LA. 

What is Bruce Willis's net worth?

As of March 2022, the net worth of Bruce Willis is estimated to be US $250 million. Due to continuous success in the film industry since the 1980s, Bruce has been one of Hollywood's highest-paid leading male actors throughout his career. Since the late 1980s, he has been commanding eight-figure salaries.

The Sixth Sense is by far Bruce's most successful film. He received a $14 million advance for the film, as well as a large percentage of the gross receipts. In total, he earned around $100 million from the film.  At the time of writing, Bruce is the second-highest earning single actor in a film, the first being Keanu Reeves for The Matrix. 

In 2000, he earned around $55 million total, primarily from the films "The Kid" and "Unbreakable" ($20 million upfront each). In 2001, he earned $70 million, and in 2002, he earned $46 million. From the 2010s to the present, he was bringing home an average salary of around $20 million. 

How tall is Bruce Willis?

Bruce Willis is 5 ft 12 inches tall and his body weight is 83 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. He has managed to keep his body fit and healthy by doing daily workouts and exercises. He also consumes a balanced diet of hygienic food. He has a pair of sparkling blue eyes.

Although his bald appearance, he still looks smart and handsome. His body measures 43-31-13 inches (Chest-Waist-Biceps). He prefers to shave every day giving him freshening and young looks.