From an immense success as Peter Parker/Spider-Man from the MCU’s Spider-Man film series, English actor Tom Holland became a worldwide sensation. Of course, his charming persona & his praiseworthy acting played all along. The London native catapulted into acting through stage productions- thanks to his family background interest in the entertainment fraternity.
Turned professional since 2006, Holland first saw acclaim through The Impossible (2012) before an entry as Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War in 2016. By 2017, the Wimbledon College alumnus got his own lead Superhero movie- in the Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Not to mention, aside from the on-screen progress, Holland’s dating story too earned the curiosity of fans. Currently, the young Hollywood star is in a relationship with actress Zendaya, his Spider-Man co-star & his on-screen MJ.
Where Is ‘Spider-Man’ Star Tom Holland From? Age, Height & Parents!!
Born on June 1, 1996, in Kingston upon Thames, England, the UK, Thomas Stanley Holland is 25 years old as of 2021. The English actor is the eldest of 4 children to Dominic Holland, an author & comedian, and Nicola, a photographer; he has 3 younger brothers; twins (Harry Holland and Sam Holland), and the youngest Paddy Holland.
An attendant of Wimbledon-based Catholic preparatory school Donhead, Tom went to Wimbledon College. Afterward in 2012, the Cherry star enrolled in a 2-year course at BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology.
As of December 2021, the Spider-Man actor is 25 years old and has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm).
Interesting Fact: At the age of 7, Tom was diagnosed with dyslexia, difficulty in reading disorder.
Worked In Dance Group Before Theates & On-Screen Career
Holland danced at Nifty Feet Dance School before English dance Peter Darling’s associate Lynne Page discovered him at the 2006 Richmond Dance Festival. As a result, Holland saw an approach for musical theatre Billy Elliot the Musical, however, it followed 8 auditions & 2 years of training before he got the title role.
From 2008 to 2010, the England-born worked in the stage production of Billy Elliot the Musical at Victoria Palace Theatre. Then in 2012, he earned his on-screen debut as Lucas Bennett in the movie The Impossible co-starring Naomi Watts and Evan McGregor.
It won him many accolades like 2012 Hollywood Film Awards, 2013 Empire Awards, & 2013 Young Artist Awards.
Afterward, the actor worked in films: How I Live Now (2013), Locke (2013), and In the Heart of the Sea (2015).
Breakthrough From ‘Spider-Man‘ Movies- Made Debut In ‘Captain America: Civil War‘
The excitement jumped even more after Tom Holland made a debut in the red Spidey suit in Captain America: Civil War (2016). And of course, it was only the start of the best days to come! Later, he would appear in his own lead in the 2017 movie Spider-Man: Homecoming; there Zendaya would portray his MJ, Michelle Jones-Watson.
The film co-starring Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau & Gwyneth Paltrow became a box-office hit, which turned Holland into an A-lister actor in an instant.
The Teen Choice Award-winning actor then appeared as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and its sequel Avengers: Endgame (2019). There, he would join a team of Superheroes including Robert Downey Jr. (as Iron Man), Chris Hemsworth (as Thor), Mark Ruffalo (as Hulk), Chris Evans (as Captain America), Benedict Cumberbatch (as Dr. Strange), Elizabeth Olsen (as Scarlet Witch) & others.
In 2019, the young Hollywood figure starred in Spider-Man: Far From Home featuring Jake Gyllenhaal (portrayed the Mysterio) as his counterpart.
Then, it followed his appearances in Dolittle (2020, voice-over), The Devil All the Time (2020), Cherry (2021), and Chaos Walking (2021).
Moreover, in 2021, he again appeared as Spider-Man/Peter Parker in Spider-Man: No Way Home, a follow-up of its 2019 prequel, Far From Home. The film revolves around a multi-verse theory & other exciting thrills after Spider-Man’s identity has been exposed by Mysterio. It introduces other Spider-Man actors Tobey Maguire & Andrew Garfield too.
What Is Holland Currently Working On?
Meanwhile, Holland is set to star as Nathan Drake in the 2022 film Uncharted, while another project Untitled Fred Astaire Biopic is under pre-production.
On December 15, 2021, in an interview with People, the actor confirmed that he wanted to take a break from acting for privacy & start a family. Even more, he told if it was not for acting, Tom would be a school teacher.
Net Worth Of Tom Holland- Salary & Earnings From MCU Films
Professional since 2006, the English actor marks 14 years in the industry & records 31 acting credits so far. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Tom Holland has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of late 2021. Mostly, his earnings came through his acting career- notably as Spider-Man in MCU films.
Reportedly, Tom earned a salary of $250,000 from Captain America: Civil War (2016), which jumped to $1.5 million for his film Spider-Man: Homecoming. From the Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame, the English actor collected a payroll of $3 million each.
Although, he didn’t open up his earnings from Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) and No Way Home (2021), the Hollywood star allegedly earned in the 7-digit figure. The standard base salary of Holland ranges from $4 million- $5 million per movie.
In addition to that, Tom could earn a hefty sum through endorsement deals as well. On his Instagram (@tomholland2013) with more than 55 million followers, the English actor often mentions GQ (apparel), Apple TV, and British Vogue (magazine).
As per Influencer Marketing Hub, the worth of each sponsored post of the actor ranges from $109,420 – $182,366.
Box-Office Collection of Films
His solo lead Spider-Man films (3 films) collected nearly $3 billion (i.e. $2.826 billion) at the box office. His first-ever movie The Impossible (2012) made a collection of $198.1 million, while his MCU debut film Captain America: Cival War (2016) earned $1.153 billion.
Check out gross collection of the actor’s movies:
|The Impossible (2012)||$45 million||$198.1 million|
|Captain America: Civil War (2016)||$250 million||$1.153 billion|
|Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)||$175 million||$880.2 million|
|Avengers: Infinity War (2018)||$325-$400 milllion||$2.048 billion|
|Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)||$160 million||$1.132 billion|
|Avengers: Endgame (2019)||$356-$400 million||$2.798 billion|
|Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)||$200 million||$813.8 million (as of December 24, 2021)|
Is Tom Holland Dating Zendaya? Relationship Details!
After many years of on-off rumors of dating, Tom Holland and Zendaya are in a relationship for real. The two met back in 2016 on the set of Spider-Man: Homecoming, that released in 2017. But took some years for their fan-shipping to turn into reality until both of them broke up with their respective ex-partners.
The on-screen couple Peter Parker/Spider-Man and MJ confirmed their relationship in July 2021 as they shared a kiss in Los Angeles. Moreover, subsequently, Hollan was spotted leaving Zendaya’s mother Claire Stoermer’s house. It all came up 2 years after the duo denied that their relationship was romantic.
Although both of them were frequent Instagram mentions of each other, neither of them ever flaunted their admiration as a couple. It was until September 2021, when the Spider-Man actor wished Zendaya on her birthday, “My MJ, have the happiest of birthdays.“
Later in December 2021, the Dune actress wished Holland for his film Spider-Man: No Way Home on her IG post. She wrote, “My Spider-Man, I’m so proud of you, some things never change and good thing.”
Holland is not the only one to have dated his on-screen MJ; previous Spider-Man actors too did date their co-star; Tobey Maguire had a brief relationship with Kirsten Dunst, while Andrew Garfield dated Emma Stone.
Did you know? The producer of ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Amy Pascal asked Holland and Zendaya, not to date each other.
Ex-Girlfriends Of Holland
Both of them had a relationship before their chemistry blossomed with love.
Reportedly, The Impossible actor was in a relationship with then-girlfriend Nadia Parkes, an actress in 2020. The two even went Instagram official in July 2020 and were allegedly spending lockdown together in London. However, they later broke up quietly keeping details under wraps.
Another ex-girlfriend of “on-screen Peter Parker” is his family friend Olivia Bolton. They dated from 2019 to 2020; they notably displayed the PDA at the British Summer Time Festival in London’s Hyde Park in July 2019. Moreover, Tom had a short-lived relationship with actress Ella Purnell in 2017, after they met at a BAFTA after-party hosted by Harvey Weinstein in February that year.
The first-ever girlfriend of the English actor is his childhood sweetheart Elle Lotherington. While in a relationship from 2015-16, Tom Holland shared many pictures with her, which have since been deleted.