Tom Holland is a British actor who is well known for his role as Spiderman in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He is one of the youngest members of the Avengers and is a heartthrob of Hollywood. Although this 24-year-old has ruled the world as Spiderman he is a dedicated artist from his childhood and has been in the industry since a very young age.
Quick Facts about Tom Holland
Full Name: Thomas Stanley Holland
Other Popular Names: Tom Holland
Birthday: 1 June 1996 (age 24)
Place of Birth: London, England
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 5′ 8″ (173 cm)
Popular as: Actor
Who is Tom Holland?
Tom Holland is a British actor who is a graduate of BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in London. He is currently the favorite Marvel Character among children and teens. Holland is not only handsome but he is equally witty and charming. And if you are a keen follower then you will know that this young actor has a knack for releasing confidential posters on his social media by accident.
Early Life & Childhood
Tom Holland was born in London to Nicole Elizabeth and Dominic Holland on 1 June 1996. Nicole is a photographer and Dominic is a comedian and an author. Tom has three younger brothers: twins Harry and Sam, and younger brother Patrick “Paddy”. Holland attended school at Donhead in South West London. He attended Wimbledon College until December 2012. He also admitted that he was bullied in school for being a dancer.
He was diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of seven. Holland also has a pet dog named Tessa who is a blue Staffordshire Bull Terrier and is quite often seen on his social media profile. Like his movie character only he is a fan of Robert Downey Jr. and looks him up in real life too. His younger brother Harry is often seen on the sets of the movies and press tours with Holland to film his recap videos.
Holland was spotted by Lynne Page, choreographer Peter Darling for “Billy Elliot the Musical” for his first role. He was performing with his dance school, Nifty Feet Dance School, Wimbledon when he was spotted by the choreographer in the 2006 Richmond Dance Festival. He made his debut as Michael, Billy’s best friend in the movie on June 28, 2008. He gave his first performance as Billy on September 8, 2008, for which the young actor gained positive feedback.
He made his TV debut with the ITV1 show “The Feel Good Factor” in 2009. He also trained five British schoolboys for a dance routine on the show while performing “Angry Dance” from “Billy Elliot the Musical”. He met Prime Minister, Gordon Brown on the fifth anniversary of the movie.
Tom Holland as Spiderman
On June 23, 2015, Holland’s “life was flipped upside down” as per him when he landed the role of Spiderman in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has a six-picture deal with Marvel Studios. He appeared first in “Captain America: Civil War” (2016) and then did his own movie “Spiderman: Homecoming” in July 2017 which grossed $800 million worldwide. Apart from all the released movies, Holland is doing another MCU film which is said to be released in July 2021.
Before he was known for his role as Spiderman, Holland also did a noteworthy performance in “The Impossible” alongside Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor. The movie earned $180.3 million worldwide. The film was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2012. He won several awards for his role including the National Board of Review Award for Breakthrough Performance and the London Film Critics Circle Award for Young British Performer of the Year.
He made his film debut in 2011 with a voice role in the film “Arrietty”. He has also done roles in “Locke” (2013), “How I Live Now” (2013), and “In the Heart of the Sea” (2015). He also appeared in BBC’s “Wolf Hall” (2015)
Tom Holland Movies & Shows
Tom Holland has a list of MCU movies in his pockets which includes, “Captain America: Civil War” (2016), “Spiderman: Homecoming” (2017), “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018), “Avengers: Endgame” (2019), and “Spiderman: Far From Home” (2019). He has also done a lot of other movies like “The Impossible” (2012), “How I Live Now” (2013), “In the Heart of the Sea” (2015), “The Lost City of Z” (2016), “The Current War” (2017), “Spies in Disguise” (2019), “The Devil All The Time” (2020), and “Onward” (2020). He has done a movie with Robert Downey Jr. named “Dolittle” (2020) as a voice-over for the character Jip.
Awards & Achievements
- 2020 Kid’s Choice Awards Winner for Favourite Superhero as Peter Parker/ Spiderman
- 2019 and 2017 Teen Choice Awards Winner for Choice Summer Movie Actor
- 2017 London Film Critics’ Circle Awards Winner for Young British/Irish Performer of the Year
- 2017 British Academy Film Awards Winner for Rising Star
- 2016 Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor (14-21)
Personal Life & Family
Tom Holland and Nadia Parkes
Tom Holland is currently in a relationship with Nadia Parkes. The couple has been quarantining together since the lockdown along with brother Harry and friend Harrison Osterfield. Neither the stars have confirmed the relationship but they have given the confirmation on their social media accounts by posting about each other. It is assumed that Tom Holland and Nadia Parkes have met each other through celebrity friends Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas. Nadia Parkes is known for her role in “The Spanish Princess” and “Doctor Who”.
Tom Holland and Zendaya
Tom Holland and Zendaya were rumored to be a couple but the latter broke the news and said that “he was one of her best friends”. The rumors started when both of them started working on “Spiderman: Homecoming”. They both quite frequently made appearances on each other’s profile and attended high-profile public events together. They both were also totally on fire in 2017’s Comedy Central “Lip Sync Battle”. Well, it seems that the couple is not involved romantically but is definitely in a strong friendship with each other.
He also had a nine-month relationship with childhood friend Olivia Bolton before Nadia and has also been linked with actress Ella Purnell.
Tom Holland Net worth
Tom Holland’s Net worth is $15 million with a base salary of $4-5 million for each movie. He earned around $250,000 from “Spiderman in Captain America: Civil War”, with a base salary of $500,000 he did “Spiderman: Homecoming” and as a result of the blockbuster hit he also got a final paycheck for $1.5 million. He made $3 million from “Avengers: Endgame” appearance. “Spider-Man: Homecoming” earned $117 million at the box office in the first weekend of the release.
Tom Holland Facts
- Youngest BAFTA Rising Star winner.
- Guinness Book of World Records record title as the youngest actor to play a title role in the MCU.
- Tom Holland found out about his Spiderman role from Instagram
- His father wrote a book for him, named “Eclipsed”.
- Tom along with his younger brothers runs a charity, The Brothers Trust.
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