Born as Bradley Charles Cooper on 5th January 1975, in Philadelphia, he is a producer and an American Actor. His family includes mother Gloria and elder sister Holly. His father, Charles Cooper died in the year 2011.
The household that he was raised in was essentially Catholic. He was raised for the most of his childhood in Jenkintown and Rydal. Soon after he was born, he was diagnosed with cholesteatoma which is an ear disease.
He got his graduation degree of B.A. in English from Georgetown University. He did a job at Philadelphia News Daily while he was getting his education at Georgetown and it is here that he also was believed to be medalist on Heavyweight crew team.
He got his Masters degree from Actors Studio Drama School, in Fine Arts in acting. While studying here, he worked at the Morgans Hotel as a doorman.
Cooper accepts that before he fell in love with acting, he was an avid cook and used to love his cutlery skills. Cooper is also very fluent in speaking French. He abstains from drinking as he quit alcohol at the age of 29. He used to own two dogs; both of them were rescued ones. The name of the first dog was Samson and the second one which is a chow retriever mix was called Charlotte.
In the beginning, it was quite difficult for Bradley to look for suitable and serious roles for himself because he was thought to be only a ‘pretty boy’ by the casting agents.
He was given the title, by the People’s Magazine, of the Sexiest Man Alive in the year 2011 and was also on the 10th number in a list of 100 Sexiest Movie Stars which was arranged by the Empire Online List, in the year 2013.
Bradley got married to Jennifer Eposito and divorced, in a span of less than a year. He dated a range of ladies ever since namely
Suki Waterhouse and Irina Shayk.
He has to his name three consecutive Oscar Nominations and four nominations for Academy Award.
His debut movie was Sex and the City (1999) and also was seen in the series of Hangover and was also the voice-actor in Guardians of Galaxy.