Tom Cruise turns 62: Here is a look back at his women (2024)

Tom Cruise turned 62 years old on Wednesday.

The action movie star, bornThomas Cruise Mapother IV in New York City, has had one of the most successful careers in the world.

His films - like Top Gun and Mission: Impossible - have grossed over $5 billion in North America and over $12 billion worldwide.

But he is also known for his high-profile love life. He has been married to the actresses Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman and Katie Holmes.And he has dated Rebecca DeMornay, Heather Locklear, Melissa Gilbert, Cher, Sofia Vergara, Penelope Cruz, Hayley Atwell, among others.

Here is a look back at his lady friends who have helped elevate his celebrity status around the world.

TOM & MELISSA GILBERT

1982

They dated in 1982. 'I did not have sex with him. We made out, but honestly, there was no sex. He was a good kisser, but you know, he was like a struggling, starving actor and I was working. I actually bought him his first set of dishes,' she joked during a 2014 episode of Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen.

L-R: Actors Rob Lowe, Melissa Gilbert, Michelle Meyrink and Tom Cruise in 1982

TOM & REBECCA DEMORNAY

1983-1985

The Risky Business costars dated in 1983 when they were just getting famous. They were often seen out on the town together. But they broke up after roughly two years.

The Risky Business costars dated in 1983 when they were just getting famous. They were often seen out on the town together. But they broke up after roughly two years

TOM & HEATHER LOCKLEAR

1985

She said they went on a date in the mid 1980s. 'You know in Risky Business where he does that dance in his underwear and does the splits? We were dancing at a club and he went into that,' she said on a 2013 episode of Chelsea Lately. 'He started doing the splits. You just kind of stand there and don't know what to do. Do you dance around him?'

She said they went on a date in the mid 1980s. 'You know in Risky Business where he does that dance in his underwear and does the splits? We were dancing at a club and he went into that,' she said on a 2013 episode of Chelsea Lately. 'He started doing the splits. You just kind of stand there and don't know what to do. Do you dance around him?'

TOM & CHER

1985

Tom romanced the Turn Back Time singer in 985 when he was just getting going with his Hollywood career. The Moonstruck actress told Andy Cohen in 2013 that he was one of her top five lovers ever.

Tom romanced the Turn Back Time singer in 985 when he was just getting going with his Hollywood career. The Moonstruck actress told Andy Cohen in 2013 that he was one of her top five lovers ever

TOM & MIMI ROGERS

1987-1990

They started dating in 1986 and then a year later they got married. They divorced three years later. 'I'd never been in love before. Since I've been with her, it's opened me up a lot. I think it's helped me be a better actor,' he told Rolling Stone ahead of their split. 'We live a lot of life together. We share everything. … She's my best friend.'

They started dating in 1986 and then a year later they got married. They divorced three years later. 'I'd never been in love before. Since I've been with her, it's opened me up a lot. I think it's helped me be a better actor,' he told Rolling Stone ahead of their split

TOM & SOFIA VERGARA

2005

They went on a few dates in 2005 after they were introduced by his friend Will Smith. This was before she landed her hit series Modern Family in 2009 that made her a household name.

Cruise and Sofia Vergara are seen on February 21, 2005 in Los Angeles.They went on a few dates in 2005 after they were introduced by his friend Will Smith

TOM & NICOLE KIDMAN

1990-2001

The duo met while working together on Days of Thunder and got married in 1990. They went on to adopt children Isabella Jane (born 1992) and Connor Antony (born 1995) before splitting in 2001.

The duo met while working together on Days of Thunder and got married in 1990. They went on to adopt children Isabella Jane (born 1992) and Connor Antony (born 1995) before splitting in 2001. Seen in 1999

TOM & PENELOPE CRUZ

2001-2004

They met on the film Vanilla Sky and kept their relationship hush hush until they posed together at the premiere of her film Captain Corelli's Mandolin in August 2001. The two star - who have similar last names - split in 2004.

They met on the film Vanilla Sky and kept their relationship hush hush until they posed together at the premiere of her film Captain Corelli's Mandolin in August 2001. The two star - who have similar last names - split in 2004

TOM & NAZANIN BONIADI

2004-2005

Cruise and this beautydated from November 2004 to January 2005. She is best known for being an actress on the soap opera General Hospital and a Scientologist. Vanity Fair has claimed that Boniadi was chosen by the Church Of Scientology for Cruise but the organization quickly denied this claim.

Cruise and this beauty dated from November 2004 to January 2005. She is best known for being an actress on the soap opera General Hospital and a Scientologist. Vanity Fair has claimed that Boniadi was chosen by the Church Of Scientology for Cruise but the organization quickly denied this claim

TOM & KATIE HOLMES

2005-2012

They met in 2005 and soon were inseparable. They welcomed daughter Suri in April 2006 then wed in front of Jim Carrey and Jennifer Lopez in Italy. The couple dubbed TomKat were Hollywood's big power couple before they divorced in 2012.

They met in 2005 and soon were inseparable. They welcomed daughter Suri in April 2006 then wed in front of Jim Carrey and Jennifer Lopez in Italy. The couple dubbed TomKat were Hollywood's big power couple before they divorced in 2012.

TOM & HAYLEY ATWELL

2020-2021

He reportedly fell for his Mission: Impossible 7 costar in 2020, but never came out as a couple. In July 2021, they looked to be on a date at the Wimbledon tournament in London with fellow Mission: Impossible actress Pom Klementieff. It is not known when they split.

He reportedly fell for his Mission: Impossible 7 costar in 2020, but never came out as a couple. Seen in July 2023

TOM & ELSINA

2023-2024

In December 2023 Cruise reportedly started dating the Russian socialite. They were seen at a London party but there was no PDA. In February 2024, a source told DailyMail.com they were happy together but soon after they split.

In December 2023 Cruise reportedly started dating the Russian socialite. They were seen at a London party but there was no PDA. In February 2024, a source told DailyMail.com they were happy together. Soon after they split

Cruise began acting in the early 1980s and made his breakthrough with leading roles in the comedy Risky Business (1983) and the action film Top Gun (1986).

His acting chops were given props for The Color of Money (1986), Rain Man (1988), and Born on the Fourth of July (1989).

In the 1990s, his standout films were A Few Good Men (1992), the thriller The Firm (1993), the horror film Interview with the Vampire (1994), and the romance Jerry Maguire (1996).

Then Tom - an outspoken advocate for the Church of Scientology - started hisMission: Impossible film series in 1996 which has seen him make a fortune.

His other films in the genre include Vanilla Sky (2001), Minority Report (2002), The Last Samurai (2003), Collateral (2004), War of the Worlds (2005), Knight and Day (2010), Jack Reacher (2012), Oblivion (2013), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016), and The Mummy (2017).

He brought people back to movie theaters with his mega hit Top Gun: Maverick (2022). It is his highest-grossing film.

Meanwhile on Wednesday SalmaHayek wished Cruise a happy 62nd birthday.

The From Dusk to dawn actress, 57, paid tribute to the star as he celebrated the milestone after the pair have spent years as close friends and film making colleagues.

She captioned an image of them on her Instagram Stories showing the pair glammed at Victoria Beckham’s 50th birthday party in April: 'Happy birthday dear @tomcruise (three party popper-blowing emojis.)'

Meanwhile on Wednesday Salma Hayek wished Cruise a happy 62nd birthday. The From Dusk to dawn actress, 57, paid tribute to the star as he celebrated the milestone after the pair have spent years as close friends and film making colleagues. Seen on June 17 in London

Mexico-born Salma added the same message in Spanish, with it reading: 'Feliz cumpleańos querido @tomcruise (three party popper-blowing emojis.)'

At the time of Victoria’s 50th, Selma posted a photo to Instagram of herself and Tom as well as her husband François-Henri Pinault, 62, and 55-year-old singer Marc Anthony.

Even though Selma and Tom have never acted together on screen, the actor produced her 2006 film Ask the Dust, in which she appeared alongside Colin Farrell, the late Donald Sutherland and Idina Menzel.

In July 2022, the two friends were seen posing for photos outside a London restaurant after they dined with Selma’s husband Pinault, to whom she has been married since 2009.

Selma was far from the only A-lister who wished Tom a happy birthday on Wednesday.

Jennifer Connelly, 53, with whom Cruise co-starred in 2022’s Top Gun: Maverick, shared a photo of her riding on the back of the actor’s motorcycle during filming for the movie to mark his milestone.

She captioned the shot: 'Here’s to another trip around the sun. Happy birthday @tomcruise!'

While it’s unclear how Tom is spending his birthday, he was most recently seen spending time with Gillian Anderson and his longtime Mission: Impossible co-star Simon Pegg during Coldplay’s performance at this year’s Glastonbury Festival on 30 June.

Before that, Tom was seen in the VIP section of Wembley Stadium watching Taylor Swift’s concert on 22 June along with her boyfriend Travis Kelce, as well as Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher and Greta Gerwig – with a video posted on X showing the group dancing to Taylor’s Shake it Off.

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