We know it. You know it. He knows it. Angelina Jolie knows it (or at least she once did). Brad Pitt is the perfect man.
Sure, Zac Efron is dreamy. Yes, Noah Cetineo is the latest internet boyfriend. But there’s a good reason why Brad Pitt has been a two-time recipient of People’s Sexiest Man Alive accolade. And it’s not just because of his unbelievable handsomeness.
Like fine wine, Brad Pitt only keeps getting better with time—and so does his career, which has gone from strength to strength starring film hits like cult classic Fight Club, the Oceans franchise, and the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon a Time.
So, even despite a year in and out of court in the midst of a messy custody battle, with an array of big blockbusters, tabloid gossip, beautiful partners, and his eternal smoldering good looks, at 55, Brad Pitt still has it all.
In honor of his special day, here are 10 reasons why Brad Pitt is the perfect man. Because only one man is capable of wielding a sword, destroying zombies, and seducing leading ladies with just the tilt of a cowboy hat.