Brad Pitt vs. George Clooney: Handsome AND Charitable

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Difference between Brad Pitt and George Clooney

Over the years, the glitzy and glamorous world of Hollywood has spawned so many incredible actors whose amazingly good looks and incredible talent paved the way for their fame and fortune. This group of established actors, who may be considered veterans in the film industry, have not only used their physical attributes to get to the top—rather, it was hard work, ambitions and perseverance over time that helped them reach their goals.Brad Pitt and George Clooney are two actors who belong to this particular circle. So many people admire and look up to them both, because of their significant contribution to Hollywood, taking on not just acting roles but directing, producing and humanitarians causes as well.

Brad Pitt
George Clooney

Pre-Acting Background

Brad Pitt was born on December 18, 1963 to an automobile company owner and a counselor. He grew up in Missouri where he was well known for acting in musical productions and participating in several sports in high school. He then took a journalism course in the University of Missouri, after which he decided to pursue his dreams of acting.George Clooney was born on May 6, 1961 in Kentucky. His predisposition towards the spotlight ran in the family as his father was a TV show host and his mother a beauty pageant queen. He enrolled in Northern Kentucky University and took up a course in History and Political science but did not graduate from the institution. He later on enrolled in the University of Cincinnati but eventually also left.

Acting Career

Both Brad Pitt and George Clooney had been working odd jobs to support themselves financially prior to becoming big Hollywood stars.Brad Pitt’s acting career began in 1987, with small roles in sitcoms such as ‘Growing Pains’ and the soap ‘Dallas’. In 1994 he rose to fame by acting in the film adaptation of Anne Rice’s book ‘Interview With A Vampire’. Other well known movies he starred in were ‘Fight Club’—an adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk’s novel, and ‘Inglorious Basterds’. Brad has been nominated for 48 awards, winning 15.George Clooney began playing a small role in 1984 and slowly but steadily developed into his cast role in the 90’s drama series ‘ER’ which helped bring him fame. He also starred in the award-winning ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ and its two sequels. The movie he first directed was ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’ which came out in 2002. George has been nominated for 79 noted awards, winning 55.

Personal Lives

Brad Pitt’s relationship with actress Angelina Jolie happens to be one of the most publicized celebrity unions in Hollywood. Prior to this he was married to actress Jennifer Aniston which following his high profile engagement with Gwyneth Paltrow. He now has six children with Jolie, three of whom were adopted.George Clooney was married to actress Talia Balsam but the marriage ended in 1993. He has had relationships with model Lisa Snowdon and former waitress Sarah Larson. He is currently with Italian model Elisabetta Canalis. Although George Clooney has never had children, he is a famous pet owner.Both have had their own advocacies, with Brad Pitt being a vocal supporter of same-sex marriage and relief efforts in Kashmir, Haiti, Sudan, New Orleans, and most recently working to aid Haitian earthquake survivors. George Clooney most notably has been working towards a resolution to the conflict in Darfur, Sudan and aiding Haitian earthquake survivors.


  • Both Pitt and Clooney started their careers with roles in TV before becoming well known film actors.
  • Both Pitt and Clooney have had high profile relationships with women celebrities.
  • Both are divorced and have not remarried.
  • Brad Pitt is notable as an LGBT ally, while George Clooney an advocate in helping the people in Darfur. Both brought attention and support to the victims of the Haitian earthquake.
  • George also raised funds for 9/11 and 2004 tsunami victims.
  • Brad announced on the Bill Maher Show that he supports the legalization of marijuana.

Which actor do you like better?
  • Brad Pitt
  • George Clooney

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