Orlando Bloom has always captured the love and attention of his fans, thanks to his talent in acting. Although many have known him as Legolas from the trilogy film, The Lord of Rings, he has done amazingly well in other movies and television series. His exciting personal and love life has been attracting so much attention as well.
Orlando is one of the most trending English actors who have had numerous successful roles in different films. Much of his fame can be accredited to the film, The Lord of Rings. Bloom has since made several appearances in top films, thus gaining more popularity.
Orlando Bloom profile summary
- Full name: Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom
- Nickname: Orlando Bloom
- Date of birth: 13th January 1977
- Place of birth: Canterbury, Kent, England
- Orlando Bloom age: 43 years
- Orlando Bloom birthday: 13th January
- Nationality: English
- Ethnicity: White
- Religion: Buddhism
- Orlando Bloom height: 5 feet 11 inches
- Weight: 77 kg
- Eye color: Dark brown
- Hair Color: dark brown
- Marital status: Married
- Profession: Actor
- Net worth: $40 million
Orlando Bloom was born on 13th January 1977 as Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom in Canterbury, Kent, England. He was raised by his mother, Sonia Constance Josephine, and his late step-father, Harry Bloom. His biological father was Colin Stone. At 13 years, his mother revealed to him that Harry was not his biological father. When his step-father passed away, Colin, his biological father, took legal guardianship of his son.
Orlando has one older sister Samantha Bloom.
He attended St. Peter's Methodist Primary School. He joined the Junior School of the King's and then transferred to St. Edmund’s School in Canterbury. Bloom’s mother always encouraged him to participate in Drama and Art classes.
In 1993, he went to London to undertake a two-year A-Level course in Drama, Photography, and Sculpture at the Fine Arts College. He spent two seasons at the National Youth Theatre, where he earned a scholarship to study at the British American Drama Academy. He also undertook an acting course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.
The actor has one son from his marriage with Miranda Kerr. Orlando Bloom son, goes by the name Flynn Christophe Bloom. Fylnn was born in 2011, and therefore as of 2020, he is almost nine years old. Orlando is fond of sharing the pictures of his son on social media.
Orlando Bloom fiancé
Bloom started dating the famous singer Katy Perry in January 2016. The relationship was short-lived, and in 2017 they separated due to significant differences in settling down. Perry wanted to settle down and raise a family while Orlando wasn’t ready for that.
In March 2018, the duo’s relationship was rekindled. 14th February 2019 was not just any other Valentine's day, but the day Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry got engaged.
Dating history and past affairs
Before he began dating the gorgeous singer, he was involved with several other women. Here is Orlando Bloom's dating history.
Selena is a famous American singer and actress. In 2014 Selena was photographed with Orlando, suggesting that they were having a thing going on. Neither Selena nor Orlando came out to confirm or deny the allegation of their dating.
Nina is a Canadian-Bulgarian actress popularly known for her role as Mia Jones in the TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation. The duo was alleged to have a relationship in 2014.
Rashad is an actress who once co-starred with Orlando in the 2013 Broadway play dubbed Romeo and Juliet. It is alleged that the two had a romantic relationship the following year in 2014.
Carolina is a model, television personality, and actress. She was once crowned as Miss Bogota. Orlando was rumored to be dating Guerra in 2013.
Liv Tyler co-starred with Bloom in the film The Lord of Rings. The two were alleged to be in a relationship in 2013.
Helena is a Danish model and a former Victoria’s Secret Angel. Bloom was alleged to have dated the model in 2003.
Bosworth is an actress, jewelry designer, and American model. She is famous for her acting roles in Blue Crush, Beyond the Sea, and Superman Returns. Rumors had it that the duo dated for roughly four years between 2002 and 2006.
Miranda and Orlando tired the knot in 2010. In 2011, Orlando Bloom's ex-wife bore a child, Fylnn, but later on, separated in 2013. Shortly after the separation, the two got their divorce.
Orlando Bloom started his career as a professional actor with a television role in 3 episodes of Casualty in 1994. In 1997, he made his film debut in a small acting role in the film Wilde.
He then appeared in an episode of Midsomer Murders in 2000, Extras in 2006, Easy in 2016, Tour de Ph*rmacy in 2017, and Stairway to Stardom in 2017. After graduating from Guildhall School of Music and Drama, he landed a role as Legolas in the trilogy film, The Lord of the Rings.
Initially, he had auditioned for the role of Faramir though Peter Jackson, the director of the film, cast him as Legolas. Luckily, the character became a breakthrough in his career.
He had another significant and successful breakthrough after landing the role of Will Turner in the 2003 American fantasy film dubbed Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Later on, he reprised the same role in the three sequels of the film, Pirates of Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest in 2006, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End in 2007, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales in 2017.
Here is the list of Orlando Bloom movies:
- 2001 to 2003: The Lord of the Rings trilogy
- 2001: Black Hawk Down starring as an army ranger
- 2003: Ned Kelly cast as Joe, one of the supporting characters
- 2003 to 2017: Pirates of the Caribbean
- 2004: Troy starring as Paris the Prince of Troy
- 2004: The Calcium Kid starring as Jimmy Connelly
- 2005: Elizabeth Town starring as Drew Baylor
- 2008: New York, I Love You starring as David Cooler
- 2010: Main Street starring as Harris Parker
- 2010: Sympathy for Delicious starring as The Stain
- 2011: The Three Musketeers Starring as Duke of Buckingham
- 2011: The Good Doctor starring as Dr. Martin Blake
- 2013 to 2014: The Hobbit starring as Legolas
- 2015: Digging for Fire starring as Ben
- 2017: Unlocked starring as Jack Alcott
How much is Orlando Bloom's net worth? The talented actor has an estimated net worth of $40 million. He earns significant amounts of money from his role in television as well as films.
Orlando Bloom is an embodiment of talent and hard work. He didn’t let his humble beginning hinder him from rising to stardom. He stands as a great inspiration to the budding actors and actresses across the globe.