Bruce Willis Biography, Age, Networth, Movies, Height & More

Biography of Bruce Willis

Walter Bruce Willis is an American retired actor best known for action movie roles and especially in his role as John McClane in the “Die Hard” movie series. Bruce Willis was born on March 19, 1955. His profession started on the off-Broadway stage in the 1970s.

He attained popularity with the leading role in the comedy-drama series Moonlighting (1985–1989) and emerged in over a hundred films, obtaining omnipresent recognition as an action hero after his representation l of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise (1988–2013) and other respective roles.

Combining, he has adventures in films that have a top flagrant surplus of $2.5 billion. He has been a notable envoy of his birth town, Idar-Oberstein, Germany; since his 50th birthday; he met up with military fatigues and spiked hair to his ‘Moonlighting’ audition.

He hurt constant hearing loss during the filming of ‘Die Hard’. Willis was provided $5 million to star in Die Hard, which was a fantastic amount back then since Willis had not been in many movies before and was seen as more of a TV actor.


Bruce Willis was born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany, where his father, David Willis, served as a soldier. 

Bruce attended Penn’s Grove High School and started to agonize from a stutter, for which he was nicknamed as Buck-Buck. · They proceeded to Carneys Point, New Jersey when he was dispensed in 1957, and David went on to be a welder, master mechanic, and factory worker while his German mother, Marlene K., worked in a bank. 

One of the best American actors for his Performances in blockbuster action films, mainly in the “Die Hard” series. He is a well-talented person. He won many achievements and successes in his life.

In March 2022, Bruce’s family notified him that he was retiring from the acting profession after being diagnosed with aphasia.

Bruce made his Broadway appearance in the stage adaptation of Misery in 2015. Bruce has collected various accolades throughout his career, including a Golden Globe Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and two People’s Choice Awards. 

Bruce had his first lead role in a factor film in 1987, Blake Edwards film “Blind Date,” with Kim Basinger and John Larroquette. Edwards called him again to cast the real-life cowboy actor Tom Mix in Sunset (1988). 

The Golden Raspberry Awards created a one-off “Worst Bruce Willis Performance in a 2021 Movie” Award for his roles in eight films delivered that calendar year. 

Bruce also owns different small businesses in Hailey, Idaho, including The Mint Bar and The Liberty Theatre, and was one of the first champions of Planet Hollywood, with actors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone.

Bruce Willis Biography

Short Information

  • Known as – “Buck-Buck”/ Walter Bruce Willis
  • Nick Name – Bruno
  • First Name – Walter Bruce 
  • Current age – As of now, 67
  • Birth Date – March 19, 1955.
  • Birth Place – Idar-Oberstein, Germany.
  • Profession– American actor, Producer, Singer 
  • Zodiac Sign –Pisces. 
  • Hometown – Idar-Oberstein, West Germany
  • Religion -Christianity.
  • Nationality –American
  • Mother Tongue– English

Physical Appereance

  • Height – 6 feet 0 inches.
  • Weight – 93 kg 
  • Eye color– Blue 
  • Hair color – Black 

First debut – 

  • Actor: Blind Date (1987)
  • Voice: Look Who’s Talking (1989)
  • Producer: Hostage (2005)
  • TV Actor: A Guru Comes (1980)

Education / Qualification

Willis attended Montclair State University in New Jersey to study acting but must grasp all he could because he finished by dropping out in his sophomore year to move to New York to attempt to make it as a full-time actor.

Willis attended a high school in New Jersey, where he discovered a love for his acting profession. 

  • School – Penn’s Grove High School (1973)
  • College /University -Montclair State University (dropped out)
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  • Father Name – David Willis.
  • Mother Name – Marlene Willis
  • Wife Name – Demi Moore, Emma Heming Willis
  • Brother Name – David Willis, Robert Willis
  • Sister – Florence Willis
  • Daughters– Among Five of them are- Rumer Willis, who is Singer, as well as Actress Tallulah Willis, Scout Willis, Mabel Ray Willis, and Evelyn Penn Willis.
  • Sons – None 
  • Affairs – Jennifer Flavin
  • Spouse – Emma Heming Willis, Demi Moore (ex-wife) 

Net worth

He was one of the Highest Paid Hollywood Actors. From the late 1980s to today, he earns millions of dollars on Movie salaries alone. Among his various movies, The Sixth Sense, which was released in 1999, earned $100 million all alone.

His net worth is approximately $250 million.

Car Collection – 

The car collection of Bruce Willis is huge. Bruce Willis owns a few of the best lap of luxury cars in the world. The Car trademark owned by him comprises Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Alfa Romeo, and Bentley.


Bruce Willis Resides in Los Angeles, California, U.S. In 2007 Bruce Willis purchased a luxury house. The approximate value of this Real Estate Property is approx. $17.6 Million. He is also the owner of many different real estate properties across the globe. 

Facts About Bruce Willis

Succeeding high school graduation, he took odd jobs before studying theatre at Montclair State College.

He was released from college in 1977 and preceded to New York.

Willis has won a variety of awards and has acquired various honors throughout his career in television and film.


  • Die Hard (1998)
  • The Sixth Sense (1999)
  • The Kid (2000)
  • Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
  • Cosmic Sin (2021)


  • Moonlighting 
  • Friends – (1999- 2004)
  • Orville – (Since 2017)
  • Extra – (1994- 2020)
  • Miami vice – (1984-1990)
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Awarded with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6915 Hollywood Blvd. On October 16, 2006.


  • Color – Tractor red, Bright green.
  • Sports – Hockey.
  • Food – Italian Food.
  • Movies – The Godfather and The Godfather Part 2, Spartacus, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Bullitt, The Great Escape.
  • Watch- Rolex Yacht-Master and a Panerai Radiomir.


Frequently Asked Questions

Ans: The net worth is $100 Million.

Ans: His Height is 6 feet 0 inches.