Brad Pitt Named New Face of Chanel No. 5

Celebrity Beauty May. 9, 2012 AT 10:55AM
Brad Pitt Named New Face of Chanel No. 5 Credit: Courtesy of Chanel

Ooh, la la! C'est Brad!

Brad Pitt's famous mug has landed him a major deal unrelated to blockbuster films -- a spokesmodel deal with Chanel.

"Chanel has selected world renowned actor Brad Pitt to be the face of the upcoming advertising campaign for CHANEL No. 5," the brand said in a release.

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The Chanel deal mark two firsts: it's the 48-year-old actor's debut beauty spokesmodel gig and the brand's first time having a man represent its famously iconic women's scent that launched back in the 1920s.

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Pitt follows in the footsteps of Nicole Kidman, who starred in the short film No. 5 The Film in 2004 and Audrey Tautou who has held the spot as the scent's visage since 2008.

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No word on how much Pitt is being paid for the deal. Meanwhile, hia fiancee and mother of his six kids Angelina Jolie was handed a reported $10 million in 2011 for her endorsement deal with another historic and luxe brand, Louis Vuitton.

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