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Connor Cruise, Tom Cruise and Isabella Cruise at United Artists Pictures and MGM premiere of 'Valkyrie' on December 18, 2008 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, California.© Getty Images

Tom Cruise's rare photo with all 3 children Isabella, Connor and Suri as star turns 62

The Misson Impossible star celebrates his 62nd birthday on July 3, 2024

Faye James
Senior Editor
July 3, 2024
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As Tom Cruise turns 62, a rare and heartwarming photograph of him with his three children has surfaced, capturing a tender family moment that fans seldom get to see. 

The image, taken in 2008 at a Major League Soccer match between New York Red Bulls and LA Galaxy at the Home Depot Center, shows Tom alongside his then-wife Katie Holmes, their daughter Suri, and his older children, Isabella and Connor.

In the photo, Tom cradles a young Suri, who was just a toddler at the time. Katie stands close by, looking on with a mix of calm and contemplation. 

Meet Tom Cruise's three rarely seen children

Isabella and Connor, Tom's children from his previous marriage to Nicole Kidman, are also present, blending seamlessly into this moment of familial unity. The occasion, a soccer match, underscores Tom's love for the sport, a passion he has often shared with his children.

Though Tom is famously private about his personal life, especially when it comes to his children, this image speaks volumes about his dedication to fatherhood. 

Tom Cruise (C) and Katie Holmes with daughters Suri Cruise and Isabella Kidman-Cruise (2nd R) and son Connor Kidman-Cruise (R) watch the Major League Soccer match between New York Red Bulls and LA Galaxy at the Home Depot Center in 2008© Toby Canham
Tom Cruise (C) and Katie Holmes with daughters Suri Cruise and Isabella Kidman-Cruise (2nd R) and son Connor Kidman-Cruise (R) watch the Major League Soccer match between New York Red Bulls and LA Galaxy at the Home Depot Center in 2008

Despite his high-octane lifestyle and the demands of a stellar career, moments like these reveal a softer, more personal side of the action star.

In his own words, Tom has always expressed a deep commitment to his kids. “My whole life I always wanted to be a father,” he told Vanity Fair back in 2006, just months after Suri was born. 

Actors Nicole Kidman and husband Tom Cruise arrive at Sydney Kingsford Smith airport and introduce their children Connor and Isabella to the media January 24, 1996 in Sydney, Australia© Patrick Riviere
Actors Nicole Kidman and husband Tom Cruise arrive at Sydney Kingsford Smith airport and introduce their children Connor and Isabella to the media January 24, 1996 in Sydney, Australia

“I always said to myself that my children would be able to depend on me and I would always be there for them and love them—that I’d never make a promise to my kids that I couldn’t keep.”

Tom’s children, Connor and Isabella, have chosen relatively private lives, away from the glare of Hollywood. 

Tom Cruise (R) and his son Connor Cruise (L) attend Game Two of the Western Conference Finals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets at Staples Center on May 21, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.© Getty Images
Tom Cruise (R) and his son Connor Cruise (L) attend Game Two of the Western Conference Finals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs

Connor, now 29, has pursued a career as a DJ-cum-chef and is known for his love of deep-sea fishing. 

Isabella, 31, has embraced a quieter lifestyle in the UK, focusing on her passion for art. Both have maintained a close bond with their father, despite the physical distance and Tom's demanding schedule.

Tom Cruise poses with Bella and Connor© Instagram
Tom Cruise poses with Bella and Connor

Suri, who is now 18, has grown up largely out of the public eye since her parents' highly publicized divorce in 2012. 

Katie has been raising Suri in New York, where they lead a comparatively low-key life. The close-knit mother-daughter duo are often seen enjoying everyday activities around the city, providing a stark contrast to Tom’s action-packed existence.

The relationship between Tom and his youngest daughter, Suri, has been a subject of much speculation over the years, specially since she recently dropped her father’s surname and now refers by the name of Suri Noelle

Following the divorce, reports on how much time the father-daughter pair spend together, are varied with some asserting he is estranged from Suri. 

Suri Cruise and Tom Cruise visit Charles River Basin on October 10, 2009  © James Devaney
Suri Cruise and Tom Cruise visit Charles River Basin on October 10, 2009

However, Tom has always been adamant about his love and commitment to all his children. “Things change and there’s different agreements, like in any divorce, where you work out a schedule,” he explained in court documents. “It’s just a different set of circumstances. It certainly does not mean that I’ve abandoned my daughter.”

Public appearances with his children are few and far between, making them all the more significant when they do occur. 

The last notable instance was a surprise sighting at a Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning hockey game in December, where Tom was photographed with Connor and Isabella. This marked the first time in over a decade that Tom had been publicly seen with both of his older children at a public event. 

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