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Bruce Willis

Walter Bruce Willis famously known as Bruce Willis is a retired American actor whose health has recently been deteriorating.

On February 2023, Willis’ family announced that he had been diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia.

He has appeared in more than 100 films. In the early 2022, the actor announced that he will be ending his acting career of more than four decades due to his recent aphasia diagnosis.

On the latest news, the retired famous actor has announced that he will become a grandfather soon as his daughter Rumer Willis is expecting a baby.

Here is everything you need to know about the retired actor.

Bruce Willis Date of Birth

Willis was born on March 19, 1955 in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, to Marlene and David Willis, he is the oldest of four siblings. He is 68 years old as of 2023.

Zodiac Sign

Willis star sign is Pisces


Willis attended Penns Grove High School in New Jersey and later enrolled to Montclair State University in the drama program.

Has Bruce Willis ever been bullied in School?

Yes, the actor was bullied for stuttering when he was a student at Penns Grove High School.

Career before acting

Bruce has worked as a security guard at the Salem Power plant, a private investigator and a bartender.


The retired actor is 5 ft 11 (180.3 cm). His weight ranges between 90kg to 92 kg.


His net worth is approximated at $250 million as of 2023.

Bruce Willis Health

Bruce has been battling brain damage since the month of March last year. In 2021, the family of the actor announced that he is suffering from aphasia. Aphasia is a neurological condition that affects a person’s capability to communicate verbally of through writing. The illness also affects the comprehension of an individual.

Reports suggested that the retired actor is unable to speak or understand what is being communicated.  

In November of the same year, Willis has been seen strolling through the parks of Los Angeles. He appeared to have lost some weight. The actor had stayed away from the public since his retirement announcement.  

Bruce Willis Family

Willis has three daughters from his first marriage with Actress Demi Moore. After the divorce with Demi, the retired actor stated that he failed as a father and a husband for not making his first marriage stand. He credited Willis Smith for helping him cope with the situation.

Bruce also engaged actress Brooke Burns and they broke up in 2004 after 10 months together.

He married Emma Heming in 2009 and they have two daughters together.

The actor therefore has five daughters:  Rumer, Scout, Tallulah, Mabel and Evelyn.

Latest News: Bruce Willis Health & Family

Bruce Willis ex-wife actress Demi Moore shared family photos of the actor, children and wife on Instagram during the Christmas holiday stating that they are supporting him.

Earlier on, the family members were praying for a Christmas miracle as his health continued to decline. Bruce Willis’ will was revised days before he was diagnosed with a rare brain disease.

The actor will spread out his $250 million fortune amongst his family, including the daughters she shares with ex-wife Demi Moore, as well as his new spouse and their children.

Rumer, Scout, and Tallulah will get $ 1 million each and majority of his wealth will go to his current wife Emma and the little girls; Mabel and Evelyn.

Demi Moore and the rest of his family are taking every opportunity to spend time with him, especially during the Christmas holiday since they know he would not be around forever. They have continued to carry out their family traditions like pajama parties and game nights.

Rumer Willis, Bruce first daughter is also expecting her first baby with boyfriend Derek Richard Thomas. Rumer is an actress and a singer, and she is 34 years old.

Willis was captured smiling in a photo that Rumer took with Derek wrapped hands around her growing belly.

It seems like Bruce is enjoying not working and spending time around his girls.


Willis has received 1 Awards circuit community, 3 blockbuster entertainment awards, 1 Central Ohio Film Critics Association Awards, 1 Golden Globe Awards, 2 Golden Raspberry Awards, 1 Online Film & Television Association Awards, 2 People’s Choice Awards, 1 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards, 2 Primetime Emmy Awards, and 2 Stinkers Bad Movie Awards.

Award Circuit Community1
Blockbuster entertainment awards3
Central Ohio Film Critics Association Awards1
Golden Globe Awards1
Golden Raspberry Awards2
Online Film & Television Association Awards1
People’s Choice Awards2
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards1
Primetime Emmy Awards2
Stinkers Bad Movie Awards2