Success stories are always inspiring. From sports person to actors, a lot of them had to start from scratch. Hollywood and Bollywood are two major entertainment industry. They are full of us inspiring rags to riches stories. But how much did you know about the Once Upon A Time In Hollywood star Brad Pitt’s journey from being a normal person to a superstar he’s today?
Today, we will tell you what went behind the grand success of the Fight Club actor. As reported by Mirror.Co.Uk, the talented actor arrived in Los Angeles years ago with big dreams in his eyes. However, at that time, he had only $325 (24,315 INR) with him. He had no place to live or even sleep at that time. But one person who helped him at that time was Country singer Melissa Etheridge.
During his initial days, Country singer Melissa Etheridge believed in his talent. She allowed the Once Upon A Time In Hollywood star to sleep on her sofa. Since then, Brad Pitt has always been grateful to her for helping him during his tough times.
That wasn’t the only time Melissa Etheridge helped Brad Pitt. She also taught him to fly fish so that he could get himself one of the roles at that time. It was during 1992, the handsome actor was going to audition for Robert Redford’s film A River Runs Through It.
About the same, the Grammy Award winner said on a radio show in 2011, “He had an audition for A River Runs Through It. For the audition, he came to my house because I had a swimming pool, and I taught him how to fly fish in the swimming pool.”
The actor got the role and since then, he’s unstoppable. Today, Brad Pitt is one of the most talented, richest and bankable actors in the world!