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Tom Holland Net Worth, Spiderman, Early Life

Tom Holland has quickly become a household name after swinging into theaters as the world's latest Spiderman.

Tom Holland
Net Worth $28 million
Source Of WealthActor
Born1st June 1996
Birth NameThomas Stanley Holland
Height5ft 8in (173cm)

At the young age of 26, he's already won several awards and accolades and has even appeared on the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list. Many are already touting him as the most popular actor of his generation.

In this article, we'll cover everything you need to know about Tom Holland's net worth, early life, career, and more. Let's dive in.

Tom Holland's Early Life

On June 1, 1996, Thomas Stanley Holland was born in Southwest London in Kingston upon Thames. He was born to Dominic Holland, a comedian and author, and Nicola Holland, a photographer.

Holland went to school at Donhead, an all-boys Catholic preparatory school located in Wimbledon. At the young age of seven, a doctor diagnosed Tom with dyslexia. Because of this, his parents decided to send him and his brothers to private school to get the attention they needed.

At one point during his teenage years, Holland also briefly attended a carpentry school in Wales.

After private school, Holland attended Wimbledon College. After that, he went to the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in Croydon.

As Tom grew up, he was a big fan of Janet Jackson and was often found dancing to them. After seeing this, his mother decided to sign him up for dance classes at the private school that he attended.

Between dancing, acting, carpentry, and even teaching (a brief phase Tom had), Holland had several different career choices that would have suited him.

Early Stage Work

When Holland was nine years old, he began dancing in a hip hop class at Nifty Feet Dance School in Wimbledon. With this class, he performed at the 2006 Richmond Dance Festival. A choreographer for Billy Elliot the Musical spotted Holland here.

He invited Tom to audition for the play. The musical's director, Stephen Daldry, later said that Tom "had great potential and was a very natural actor."

After a few more years of training in several types of dance other than hip hop, including ballet, gymnastics, acrobatics, and tap dancing, Holland secured the role of Michael Caffrey, the best friend of the protagonist. He made his debut performance at Victoria Palace Theatre in 2008.

After a while, Holland was later promoted to the lead role in the musical. On his debut performance as Billy Elliott, he developed tonsilitis but performed anyway to positive reviews.

However, Tom was being bullied in school because of his association with dancing. He hoped his success would lead to less bullying. But being in a professional environment caused him to mature earlier than his peers and he continued to struggle to fit in.

Film Debut

After Billy Elliot the Musical, Holland voiced a role in the British dubbed version of the Japanese fantasy film Arrietty. He later sent an audition to be part of The Impossible.

For the audition, Holland was asked to write a letter to his mother and read it. The director was so impressed with his emotional delivery that he landed the role.

In the movie, he played a teenager trapped with his family during the earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean. It wasn't easy for Tom in his first role in front of the camera. He and his co-star Naomi Watts had to film scenes in a 35,000-gallon water tank, which was quite taxing for them, both physically and emotionally.

Despite the struggles, his experience led him to realize that he wanted to pursue a career in acting in movies. The Impossible premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival to commercial and critical success.

Holland was critically praised for his performance and received several awards, including:

  • The National Board of Review Award for Breakthrough Performance
  • London Film Critics Circle Award for Young British Performer of the Year

After this initial success, he was featured in the drama How I Live Now and was a voice actor in Locke. He even made a cameo in Billy Elliot the Musical Live which debuted in 2014.

He appeared in four episodes of a historical miniseries called Wolf Hall as the son of Thomas Cromwell. He later directed a 3-minute short film called Tweet, where a young man builds a birdhouse with his grandfather. After this experience, Tom stated his interest in directing later in his career.

Later in 2015, Holland starred in In the Heart of the Sea with Chris Hemsworth.

Holland's Spiderman Breakthrough

Growing up, Tom was a huge fan of Spiderman. He owned 30 costumes and slept in Spiderman bed sheet covers. When the new Spiderman came out, he auditioned against 1,500 other teenagers from around the world, including notable actors Charlie Rowe and Asa Butterfield.

Although the producers of the movie, Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal, were impressed with his previous acting work, they said that Holland's dancing and gymnastics background were the main reasons he was chosen.

Stan Lee, the famous creator of Marvel and Spiderman, said that Tom was the exact age and height of the character that he envisioned. As a result, Holland signed a six-movie deal to play Peter Parker.

He made his first appearance as Spiderman in Captain America: Civil War. It was a huge success and was the highest-grossing film of 2016. He got several positive reviews, including one that said he made "a strong first impression" as Spiderman.

In between Marvel films, Holland starred in the Edge of Winter. It was the first film that he acted in without his parent's knowledge. He was also featured in The Lost City of Z and The Current War.

Securing His Legacy In the Marvel Universe

In 2017, Holland made his second appearance as Spiderman and first appearance as a solo feature and title character in Spiderman: Homecoming. He earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest actor to play a title role in the Marvel Universe.

Although he was inspired to an extent by previous Spiderman actors Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire, he added his reinterpretation of the character.

The movie focused on Peter Parker's balance as a student and a superhero. Holland even attended The Bronx High School of Science as an undercover student for a few days to prepare for the role.

The movie was a huge success and it received positive reviews once again. The film grossed $800 million worldwide.

In 2018, Holland reprised his role in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame in 2019. They were filmed back-to-back. Both movies earned more than $2 billion, and Endgame was even the highest-grossing film of all time for a brief period.

Shortly after, Holland starred in his solo-movie sequel Spiderman: Far From Home. Ben Travis of Empire magazine said Holland was a "note-perfect Spiderman — still funnier and more believably teenage" than previous Spiderman actors.

He won a third consecutive Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor for his performance in Far From Home.  He also won this for Civil War and Homecoming.

After this movie, he starred with fellow MCU actors in several other films, including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Pratt, and Sebastian Stan.

Tom Holland's Career: Mature Roles

After his success as Spiderman, Holland played several other roles that took on a more serious persona.

In The Devil All the Time, Holland played a young orphaned man that goes on a killing spree after World War II. Although he initially lacked the confidence to play the role, he ended up enjoying it and playing it well.

In 2021, he starred in two more movies other than Spiderman:

  • Cherry, a crime drama about a college student with PTSD and a drug addiction
  • Chaos Walking, a movie on a new world starring Daisy Ridley

After filming serious roles, Holland found it odd adjusting back to the young, naïve Peter Parker for Spiderman: No Way Home. Despite being released during the Covid-19 pandemic, it was the highest-grossing film of 2021 and earned more than $1 billion at the box office.

It also became the highest-rated Spiderman film on IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes.

When discussing his future as Peter Parker, Tom expressed his doubt that he would be able to continue the role, especially after turning 30 in 2026. He stated that he would love to see a live-action Spiderman with Miles Morales as the protagonist.

Later, Holland played Nathan Drake in the film adaptation of the popular video game Uncharted.

For future works, he is currently set to star in a new series called The Crowded Room as well as Beneath a Scarlet Sky. Holland has also confirmed that he will play dancer and actor Fred Astaire in a biopic.

Tom Holland's Net Worth

After starring in several successful movies, most notably Spiderman, Tom has built a net worth of around $28 million.

Over his career in the MCU, Tom Holland's salary rose significantly. In Civil War, he earned $250,000 to appear briefly in the movie. In Spiderman: Homecoming, he earned a base salary of $500,000 that eventually rose to $1.5 million with bonuses.

In Avengers: Endgame, he earned $3 million. Nowadays, he earns a base salary of around $4-5 million per movie.

Tom Holland's Family and Personal Life

Along with his parents, Nicola and Dominic Holland, Tom has three younger brothers. Two of his brothers, Harry and Sam, are twins. Harry is also an actor. The last brother is named Patrick and is just 13 years old.

His grandmother on his father's side is from Tipperary, Ireland. Currently, Holland lives in Kingston upon the Thames, close to where his parents and younger brothers live.

Tom is often quoted saying that he is inspired by his parents who both work in creative professions. He considers his father his role model. His dad has also unofficially worked as his manager because of his experience in the industry.

Tom Holland is currently unmarried. He has been rumored to have dated many notable women, including Nadia Parker, Elle Lotherington, Zendaya Coleman, and Olivia Bolton.


Throughout his successful career, Tom has been nominated for around 34 awards and won 16 of them. Among these include awards from:

  • Hollywood Film Awards
  • St. Louis Film Critics Association
  • Phoenix Film City Critics Association
  • Nevada Film Critics Society
  • National Board of Review
  • Online Film and Television Association
  • Empire Awards
  • Young Artist Awards
  • Golden Schmoes Awards
  • Saturn Awards
  • British Academy Film Awards
  • And many more!

He has been nominated for several awards at a young age and has shown no sign of slowing down.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tom Holland's Net Worth?

Tom is worth around $28 million.

Who is Tom Holland dating?

His private life is typically kept hidden, but he is rumored to be dating Zendaya.

How tall is Tom Holland?

Tom is 5 feet 8 inches.

Where was Tom born?

He was born in Kingston upon Thames in England.

A Bright Future for Tom Holland

That's everything you need to know about Tom Holland's net worth, salary, early life, and career.

Tom Holland is already a household name and has accomplished a lifetime's worth of feats. Although his future as Spiderman is uncertain, there is no doubt that he will continue to have a lot of success, whether it is as an actor, director, or something else.

Our net worths are for entertainment purposes only. We do our best to provide accurate figures, but we cannot guarantee their accuracy. The figures are based on public information and estimates, and may not reflect the true value of assets or liabilities.



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