Who is Connor Cruise?
Connor Cruise is an American actor, DJ and businessman. He is popularly known for being the son of American actor Tom Cruise and his ex-wife Nicole Kidman. As an actor, Connor Cruise has starred in films like “Seven Pounds” (2008), and “Red Dawn” (2012). He has a song titled “Refined” to his credit as a DJ. Connor Cruise also runs a steak business called Connor’s Meatshack. He founded the business in 2022 with his business partner Kim Joyce.
Connor Cruise’s full name is Connor Anthony Kidman Cruise. He was born on January 17, 1995, in Florida, USA. He is the second adoptive child of Tom Cruise (father) and his ex-wife Nicole Kidman (mother).
Connor Cruise was adopted a month after he was born in February 1995. He is 28 years old as of 2023. He has four non-biological siblings named Isabella Jane Kidman Cruise, Suri Cruise, Sunday Rose Kidman-Urban, and Faith Margaret Kidman-Urban respectively. Connor Cruise was homeschooled by his aunt until 10th grade before he was enrolled at a Scientology school to further his education. Connor’s dad, Tom Cruise is a well-known member of the Church of Scientology.
About Connor Cruise’s adoption
Connor Cruise was adopted a month after his birth in February 1995 by Tom Cruise and his ex-wife Nicole Kidman. Cruise and Kidman adopted Connor after several years of trying to naturally conceive. According to reports, Connor Cruise did not know about his adoption until 2012 when he was already 17 years old.
About Connor Cruise’s parents
Nicole Kidman got married to Keith Urban in June 2006, five years after she divorced Tom Cruise in 2001. She now has two children with Keith.
About Connor Cruise’s relationship with his mother
It is known that Connor Cruise is closer to his dad, Tom Cruise than his mom, Nicole Kidman. There are reports that Connor currently has a strained relationship with his mother allegedly due to her minimal effort to get his custody after she and Tom split.
The speculations got worse in 2019 following reports that Nicole Kidman was banned from attending Connor’s upcoming wedding and was tagged a “suppressive person”.
Nicole Kidman shared during a 2007 interview that Connor and his adopted sister, Isabella Jane, do not address her as “mom” and rather prefer to call her by her name “Nicole” which was something she hated.
In her words:
“My kids don’t call me Mommy, they don’t even call me Mom. They call me Nicole, which I hate and tell them off for it.”
Interestingly, many other celebrity moms found Kidman’s revelation “relatable”.
Despite rumours of a strained relationship, Connor Cruise has maintained that he and his mother are on good terms and have a “solid” relationship.
“I love my mum. I don’t care what people say. I know that me and Mum are solid. I love her a lot”.
About Connor Cruise’s siblings
Connor Cruise has four non-biological siblings. He has one adopted sister named Isabella Jane (also known as Bella Kidman Cruise); one half-sister from his father’s side named Suri Cruise, and two half-sisters from his mother’s side named Sunday Rose Kidman-Urban and Faith Margaret Kidman-Urban.
List of Connor Cruise’s siblings (2023)
|Isabella Jane Kidman Cruise||30 years||Female||Tom Cruise||Nicole Kidman|
|Suri Cruise||17 years||Female||Tom Cruise||Katie Holmes|
|Sunday Rose Kidman-Urban||15 years||Female||Nicole Kidman||Keith Urban|
|Faith Margaret Kidman-Urban||12 years||Female||Nicole Kidman||Keith Urban|
Wiki profile of Connor Cruise
|Full name||Connor Anthony Kidman Cruise|
|Date of birth||January 17, 1995|
|Place of birth||Florida|
|Parents||Tom Cruise (father)|
Nicole Kidman (mother)
|Career||Actor, Disc Jockey|
|Alma mater||Scientology School|
|Net worth||$5 million dollars (estimated)|
About Connor Cruise’s career
Having two popular Hollywood actors as parents means Connor Cruise was exposed to the film industry right from childhood. According to reports, Connor Cruise had wanted to become a pilot as a child and his father would even take him to flying lessons but he eventually fell in love with acting. He got his first acting gig at the age of 13 when he starred as the younger version of Will Smith’s character “Ben Thomas” in the 2008 drama film “Seven Pounds”. Connor would later play a minor role in the 2012 film “Red Dawn” at the age of 17.
After enjoying acting for a while, Connor Cruise developed a thing for music. He left the movie industry to become a DJ. In the music industry, he is known by his stage name “DJ C-Squared”. He did a remix of the popular track “Feed Me Diamonds” in 2013, featuring David Letterman. The track was released by Ultra Records, and was later played on “The David Letterman Show”.
He composed another track titled “Refined” in 2015. Connor Cruise performed at Nickelodeon’s TeenNick HALO Awards in October 2011. The ceremony was held at the Hollywood Palladium.
In addition to his movie and music careers, Connor Cruise is also a businessman. He co-founded a steak business called Connor’s Meatshack in 2022 with his business partner Kim Joyce.
Connor Cruise’s weight gain
Fans and followers of Connor Cruise have noticed he has added some weight in 2023. While Connor Cruise has not personally commented on his new weight gain or addressed any of the comments referencing it, the 28-year-old appears to be happy with his body and has devoted more time to enjoying what he does.
About Connor Cruise’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article (September 2023), Connor Cruise is engaged to an Italian scientologist named Silvia Zanchi. They reportedly got engaged in 2019 but a wedding date has not been shared yet, as of the time of writing.
About Connor Cruise’s relationship with Silvia Zanchi
Silvia Zanchi is an Italian scientologist. She works at Scientology’s Belleair Mission near Clearwater, Florida. She was born in 1993 in Italy. She is 30 years old as of 2023. Silvia Zanchi is often dubbed the “Scientology Princess” in the media due to her affiliation with the organization.
According to reports, Connor and Silvia Zanchi met in 2019 and became an item shortly after. Cruise confirmed his relationship with Silvia by posting a picture of her on his Instagram page in March 2019. There are reports that Connor Cruise’s mother, Nicole Kidman was banned from attending her son’s wedding by Tom Cruise and was tagged a “suppressive person”. Neither Kidman nor Cruise addressed these reports.
It is also reported that Connor and Silvia Zanchi have been living together since their engagement in 2019. They have been engaged for four years now but a wedding date has not been fixed (as of the time of writing).
List of Connor Cruise’s past relationships and girlfriends
Connor Cruise has been romantically linked with about three other women before his engagement to Silvia Zanchi. He was said to have previously been in a relationship with Phylicia Bugna and also his childhood friend Lillie Parker.
Below is a list of Connor Cruise’s past relationships and girlfriends:
- Connor Cruise dated Phylicia Bugna between 2015 to 2017, reports say.
- Connor Cruise reportedly dated his childhood friend Lillie Parker. However, the exact period of their relationship is not known.
- Connor Cruise was rumoured to have had an affair with Karina Komil. The period of their supposed affair remains unknown.
- Connor Cruise has been engaged to Silvia Zanchi since 2019.
Connor Cruise and Phylicia Bugna (2015-2017)
Connor reportedly dated surfer and fishing expert, Phylicia Bugna between 2015 to 2017. According to reports, they met at an angling competition in Florida in 2015. They dated for almost two years before ending things in 2017, reportedly over religious differences. According to Phylicia, she broke up with Connor because she refused to be sucked into his extreme religious beliefs.
Connor Cruise’s children
As of September 2023, Connor Cruise is not a father and does not yet have children.
Connor Cruise’s net worth
Connor Cruise has an estimated net worth of about $5 million dollars as of 2023. His main sources of income include his acting and music career as well as his position as the son of rich Hollywood actors.