Saturday 1 August 2020

Orlando Bloom

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Copeland Bloom, the English actor was born on 13th January 1977 at Kent in England, as the son of Colin Stone and Sonia Constance Josephine. Bloom, who attended art and drama classes from a very young age made his film debut through the 1997 movie Wilde.

He played important characters mostly in epic fantasy, historical, and adventure films, which includes Will Turner in Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Paris in Troy, and Legolas in The Lord of the Rings franchise.

He was a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in the year 2009.

Orlando Bloom Religion

Bloom was raised in the Church of England in his childhood. Afterwards, he became a follower of Buddhism and in the year 2004, he became a member of Soka Gakki International, a Buddhist based lay association.

He says about his belief in religion as, life is about humanity, and he wants to live as a man of integrity and humanity; the religious beliefs or colour of skin or sexual orientation is not what matters, it is about the respect towards human life.

Orlando Bloom Political Views

Bloom has expressed his opinions regarding American politics more than that of British, even though he is a British citizen. He officially supported Barack Obama during his campaigns for the U.S. Presidential Elections. He is a liberal and have made a list of top 1000 liberal celebrities in America.

Beyond that, he works on environmental activities too. He supports two projects, named as, Global Cool and Climate Star. He has a building running in solar energy in London. Also, he was a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

Who is he dating?

Orlando Bloom was in a relationship with the American actress Kate Bosworth, from 2003 to 2006, where he referred the relationship as, an “on-and-off relationship”.
Later in the year 2007, he dated Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr, and got married in July 2010. Their son was born on January 2011, but in the year 2013 the couple announced that they’re getting divorced, which happened in the end of 2013.

American singer Katy Perry and Bloom started dating in January 2016, during the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, and got engaged in 14th February 2019. The couple is expecting their first child together and announced the news through Perry’s music video “Never Worn White”.

Orlando Bloom Hobbies

Bloom has done the role of film producer, video game artist, theatre artist and television artist, other than film actor. Also, he likes playing baseball, partying with friends. He had once said that he likes photography.

Interesting Facts

    • Bloom was named after Orlando Gibbons, the 16th century English composer.
    • In 2006, Bloom was the most searched man on Google. It was the year in which Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest and the sitcom in which he had a guest role Extras, was released.
    • He was selected as Britain’s sexiest actor by the website in 2004.
    • Bloom has a tattoo in his right wrist, of the Elvish word “nine”, referring his role in The Lord of the Rings as one of the nine members of the Fellowship of the Ring.