3 things you probably didn't know about Bruce Willis 3 things you probably didn't know about Bruce Willis

3 things you probably didn't know about Bruce Willis

Bruce has been in the world of cinema forever. We've seen him blow things up and fire all kinds of weapons in the Die Hard movie series and also be the psyche of a child in The Sixth Sense. We know that he was married to the stunning Demi Moore, but there are still several things we do not know. Scroll down to get to know him better.

  •  Walter Bruce Willis was born on  March 19, 1955, in Idar-Oberstein, Germany.
  • Throughout his career, the actor has grossed an estimated net worth of $250 million.
  • He has played 56 roles so far since his big-screen debut in 1988 as John McClane in Die Hard.


The 65-year-old actor is an action movie specialist and one of the world's most famous actors of all time.

These days we were talking about him for the possibility that a new installment of the Die Hard movie series will be released.

That made us remember how great Bruce Willis is, and we also want to get to know him a little better.

Here we present three things that you probably did not know about this iconic actor.

1. Bruce is not American.

Bruce Willis' mother and three of his 5 children

The actor was actually born in Germany.

His mother is German while the actor's father used to be an American soldier stationed in West Germany.

They met there and had baby Bruce, and so they moved to The States when he was 2 years old. 

2. A Die Hard scene left him permanently deft form one ear.

The Die Hard iconic table scene

It was on the iconic scene of the table in Die Hard 1.

The gun-shooting was so close to the actor that caused permanent damage in Willis' left ear.

3. He had a hit song in 1987.

The Return of Bruno album

The 65-year-old actor was so famous at that time that dared to sing and succeeded.

His soul album The Return of Bruno was a top 5 hit that year under the iconic Motown label.

The Glass actor's cover of the soul classic Respect Yourself ranked in the top 5 charts in 1987.

Here's an extra fact: Acting cured Willis' severe stutter.

Believe it or not, when he was in school the actor discovered that the only way to get rid of his stutter was getting on stage.

That's how he decided to become an actor!

And one more thing, he does his own stunts, if you don't believe me, watch this video

Kelsey Miller

Certified English teacher by the University of Cambridge. Wine enjoyer, writing lover and cute Hollywood actors expert.+ info

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