Tom Holland is an English actor who became known internationally for his portrayal of Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting with his debut film Captain America: Civil War in 2016. He has so far appeared in five MCU films. Outside MCU films, he is also known for his roles in Edge of Winter, The Lost City of Z, and The Current War. In 2017, he was awarded the prestigious BAFTA Rising Star Award.
Tom Holland Biography
Tom Holland was born on the 1st of June 1996, in Kingston upon Thames, England, United Kingdom. He is currently 27 years old.
|Birth Name||Thomas Stanley Holland|
|Date of Birth||1 June 1996|
|Place of Birth||Kingston upon Thames, London, England|
|Age||27 years old|
Family and Education
Tom is the eldest son of Nicola Elizabeth (née Frost), a photographer, and Dominic Holland, a comedian and author. His father was a regular panelist on the Channel 5 topical discussion series The Wright Stuff. He has three brothers, twin younger brothers Sam and Harry, both are actors, and a younger brother Patrick Holland.
His paternal grandparents were John Charles Anthony Holland and Teresa Quigleyon, who was born on the Isle of Man and Tipperary, Ireland.
Holland got educated at Donhead, an independent Roman Catholic preparatory school in Wimbledon, London. He then attended Wimbledon College, a voluntarily aided Jesuit Roman Catholic comprehensive school until December 2012.
He studied at The BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology, which was attended by notable stars like Adele, Amy Winehouse, Jessie J, and Leona Lewis, among others.
Tom Holland Love Life
Tom Holland has been in a relationship with actress Nadia Parkes since 2020.
He dated his childhood friend Olivia Bolton from early 2019 to 2020.
He was speculated to be dating English actress Ella Purnell after they were spotted together at the BAFTA after-party in 2017 and on a few other occasions. However, neither of them has confirmed nor denied their relationship. Furthermore, he was also rumored to be dating fellow actress Zendaya Coleman, his Spider-Man: Far From Home co-star.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 8 inches|
Centimeters – 173 cm
Meters – 1.7 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 68 kg|
Pounds – 150 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Messy hair|
Tom Holland made his feature film debut with the Japanese animated film ‘Arrietty’ in 2010, in which he voiced the character Shō.
His acting debut came in 2012 when he was cast as Lucas Bennett in the 2012 drama film ‘The Impossible’.
Tom had a recurring role as Gregory Cromwell in four episodes of the BBC sitcom ‘Wolf Hall’ in 2015.
Holland made his debut as Michael, Billy’s best friend in
in Billy Elliot the Musical on the West End in 2008. He gave eight auditions followed by two years of practice before he took the stage. After a few stage appearances, he got promoted to play the title character Billy, which he had played for two years until 2010.
Tom Holland got his major break after he played Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film ‘Captain America: Civil War’ in 2016. Following that, he reprised his role as Spider-Man in the 2017 standalone superhero films ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ (2018), and the upcoming ‘Avengers: Endgame’ (2019) and ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ (2019).
He also did voice roles in a few popular video games. He provided the voice of Spider-Man on Lego Marvel Avengers, Spider-Man: Homecoming – Virtual Reality Experience, Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2, and Spider-Man.
Besides, he earned a lot of application and recognition for his roles as Thomas Nickerson in In the Heart of the Sea, as Bradley Baker in Edge of Winter, and Jack Fawcett in The Lost City of Z.
- Film – Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Tom Holland Net Worth
As of 2023, Tom Holland has accumulated a net worth of $25 million over the course of his acting career. He lives in the London neighborhood of Kingston upon the Thames.
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Tom Holland Facts
Tom began his acting career as a dancer at the Nifty Feet Dance School in Wimbledon.
Subsequently, choreographer Lynne Page discovered his ability and gave him a chance to make his debut on the West End, London’s Broadway.
Tom has a pet dog named, Tessa.
Tom is the only teenager and the youngest actor to ever portray the character Spider-Man at the age of 19.
He is also the first non-American to play Spider-Man.
He outperformed Timothée Chalamet, Charlie Plummer, Judah Lewis, Matt Lintz, and Charlie Rowe for the role of Spider-Man.
Tom along with his brothers founded a charity The Brothers Trust, a UK Registered Charity that raises money for various charitable causes.
He is a huge supporter of the English football club Arsenal.
He enjoys practicing gymnastics.
Holland has lent his voice to the characters Walter Beckett and Jip in the upcoming movies Spies in Disguise and The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle.
He received several awards for his work in the movie Impossible, including Empire Awards for Best Male Newcomer, Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor, and Saturn Awards for Best Performance by a Younger Actor, to name a few.
He won the Saturn Awards and Teen Choice Awards for his role in Spider-Man: Homecoming.