To start with, we will talk about his date of birth. Tom Holland was born on June 26th, 1997 in Kingston-upon-Thames, England. Here are some of the unknown facts about Tom Holland. After starring in several movies and TV shows, Tom Holland has a net worth of about $1.4 million.
Personal Info about Tom Holland
His full name is Thomas Stanley Holland. He was born on the 1st of June 1996 in England to Nicola and Dominic Holland. He has 3 siblings.
His parents divorced when he was 8 years old. His mother remarried Warren Kinnear in 2013. Holland, despite not exactly living with his parents under the same roof, has made sure that they keep him grounded by moving five minutes away from them and giving a Hollywood home a miss. He told Man About Town magazine: I just try and live my life as normally as possible.
He attended Dr. Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham, Buckinghamshire. After leaving school his parents moved to New York City, where he was raised and went to school at the Buckley School. When he went to high school he joined the drama club and decided that then it was time to pursue acting full-time.
He moved back to the UK with his family when he was 16 years old, living in London for a time before returning to New York to live with his mother and enroll at The Juilliard School where he received a full scholarship.
At the age of seven, he suffered from dyslexia. He went to a private school for dyslexic students in London, England with his brothers. He then went to a regular school for two years before moving back to his old school.
In June 2017, Holland was connected with a debilitating throat condition that impacted his ability to speak and move freely. The illness of Tom Holland is an interesting account of what people need to do when they are faced with a challenge that seems too big for them to handle alone. However, you may also get help from someone who can help you through it or even discover something new about yourself during this difficult time.
Tom’s stage time and film career
One day his mother sees him dancing to famous singer songs and she is immediately impressed by that. His mother saw an ad for a dancing class while he was in private school. That class was taught by a guy who was in his 60’s, and loved dancing. Soon enough he became the most popular pupil at school and started going to the classes twice a day, every day. Tom would always look forward to them as they made him feel like he was flying.
In the year 2008, Holland and co-star were selected to the main role in the act. He suffered from tonsillitis while performing on stage from the very first day.
In 2010, he voiced for the Japanese animated film in British dub. Then he sent his test tape to J.A. Bayona for a role in his new movie The Impossible (2012). Bayona then impressed with his sentimental delivery, Bayona cast him in the film.
Making of superstar
His career took off when he was cast as the title character in Billy Elliot the Musical on stage. In June 2015, Tom auditioned in Marvel alongside 1,500 teenagers around the world. He also auditioned for Star Wars: The Force Awakens for the role of Finn.
Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal were amazed by his performances in previous movies like The Impossible, Wolf Hall, and In the Heart of the Sea. Then the Russo brothers wanted to use Holland’s gymnastics and dancing skills. That was the main reason to cast him as a spiderman.
He signed a six picture deal with Marvel Studios to play a teenage Peter Parker/Spider-Man. His life turned when first appeared in Captain America: Civil War as spiderman. After that, he became the household name.
Even Stan Lee praised him stating that Holland has the same age and height when he visualized spiderman.
10 Major facts about Tom Holland
#1: Tom’s first taste of success came at around the age of 12 when he was cast as Louis Malle in My Summer With Louis, which received four Golden Globe nominations.
#2: In 2007, Tom applied for the role of James Bond but lost out to Daniel Craig for Casino Royale and Quantum Of Solace.
#3: As a child, Tom was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia so instead he took up acting as it allowed him to focus on one thing at once.
#4: Cameron Diaz once said she didn’t like Tom because he was so quiet. This hurt him but it also helped him grow into the star he is today.
#5: Tom is a huge fan of The Beatles. He even tried to play their bass guitarist Paul McCartney in the musical Help. But it was the role of Peter Parker that Tom got in 2014’s The Spider-Man homecoming, which has been his most iconic role so far.
#6: Tom is a huge Batman fan and was devastated when he found out that director Zack Snyder.
#7: Tom’s debut album London Boy was released on November 11, 2008. It reached the #1 spot on the UK iTunes albums chart and #2 in the UK official charts.
#8: Tom spent time living in South Africa and even competed in local South African beauty pageants. His mother decided she wanted him to become an actor instead so he left everything behind to pursue his acting career.
#9: Tom’s parents didn’t care for his love of acting because they wanted him to follow in the family’s footsteps.
#10: Tom was given a screen test by producer Laura Ziskin and sent flying through the air against a wall. His character taking the iconic shot from Spider-Man 3.