Michael greatly admires the work of River Phoenix.
When Pitt moved to New York all he had with him was 2 cents, and no place to stay.
While struggling to become an actor Pitt lived on the streets in New York.
Pitt's height is 5'11.
Pitt is well known for his pouting lips and baby face features.
Pitt is one of the faces of Emporio Armani
Pitt: I think in some ways you learn more from the things you don't like than the things you do, what you do want and what you don't want
Pitt worked as a bike messenger before becoming an actor.
While struggling to become an actor Pitt lived in a one bedroom flat with nine others in New York when he was just 16 years old.
In 2002 Pitt appeared with his then girlfriend Alexis Dziena in the Joey Remone song video What a Wonderful World
In the film Last Days he played a rocker that was based on the life of the last Kurt Cobain.
In 2004 Pitt and his girlfriend got engaged.
Pitt sings the song Hey Joe which can be heard in the film The Dreamers.
Pitt has 3 tattoos, a panther and the word noel on his stomach and a cross on his wrist.
Pitt starred in Murder by Numbers alongside Sandra Bullock and Ryan Gosling, in 2007 he is cast alongside Keira Knightly in the film Silk.
Pitt is good friends with the author J.T LeRoy
Some of Pitt's favourite bands include The White Stripes, Iggy Pop and David Bowie.
His favorite movie is My Own Private Idaho.
It's rumored that he and Asia Argento have broken up.
He plays guitar and sings in the group Pagoda.
Pitt: Movie stars get paid these ridiculous amounts of money, I don't know if they deserve it. But I think what they're really getting paid for is not the work it's the other stuff.
Pitt: I just do movies I like, I mean movies that I would go and see.