Orlando Bloom is the most famous celebrity from Canterbury, England. He is an actor, producer, singer, and model. He is famous for his role as Legolas in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. We will see how Orlando Bloom became famous, his charity work, and his wife.
The Rise to Fame of Orlando Bloom
Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was born on January 13, 1977. He is an English actor who has made his breakthrough as the character Legolas in The Lord of the Rings film series.
The role garnered him widespread recognition among audiences from his native country. In addition to acting, he has produced and written several films.
Orlando Bloom also appeared in some Hollywood films like:
- Kingdom of Heaven
In 2007, Bloom made his professional acting debut on an esteemed stage in “In Celebration” at the Duke of York’s Theatre in the West End. He also starred on Broadway in a 2013 adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. In 2009, Bloom was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. He also received the BAFTA Britannia Humanitarian Award in 2015.
In 2002, the actor was named one of Teen People’s “25 Hottest Stars Under 25.” The following year he earned a more reputable accolade from the publication when he topped its ranking of “People’s Hottest Hollywood Bachelor.” He was nominated for a Best Ensemble Acting award at the Screen Actors Guild Awards for his role in the popular fantasy trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, but didn’t win until 2003 for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
Bloom has also won other awards, including the European Film Awards (EFA) (2012), Hollywood Festival Awards (2013), Empire Awards (2014), and Teen Choice Awards. It was nominated for over ten of these awards! Most of Bloom’s box office successes have been as part of an ensemble cast.
Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry
In late 2007 and into 2008, Orlando dated Miranda Kerr. In June 2010, he announced his engagement with the supermodel Kerr. The pair got married the following month, in July 2010. Soon after the wedding, Orlando’s wife gave birth to their son on December 31, 2010. In October 2013, Orlando and his ex-wife Miranda Kerr announced that they had separated a few months prior and intended to divorce each other. They filed for divorce at the end of 2013.
Orlando Bloom began dating Katy Perry, the famous singer-songwriter, in early 2016. Despite dating several months later that year, they split in February 2017 but then resumed their relationship six months later in February 2018!
It was revealed in February 2019 that the couple was engaged and expecting their first child together, which Katy revealed in her music video, Never Worn White, in March 2020. Katy gave birth to their daughter in August 2020.
Get to Know Katy Perry
Katy Perry was born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson on October 25, 1984. She is an American singer and songwriter. She’s widely known for her pop songs which are always a hit for the music fans.
Katy is one of the best-selling artists of all time. With sales of over 143 million records worldwide, all of her studio albums released under Capitol have individually surpassed one billion streams on Spotify.
Having sold 9 U.S number 1 singles, 3 U.S number 1 albums, and various other accolades such as 4 Guinness World Records, 5 Billboard Music Awards, five American Music Awards, a Brit Award, and a Juno Award over the years, it’s no surprise that she has been included in Forbes highest-earning women in music lists regularly since 2011 to date!