Tom Holland is a 24-year-old actor best known for portraying the famous superhero, Spider-Man. Tom played Peter Parker in popular Hollywood flicks such as Spider-Man, Homecoming, and Civil War. As an Actor, Tom gets the American accents so close to a point you would be convinced he is American.
Is he British, or how well has he mastered the American Accent?
Holland’s Early Life
Tom was born on 1 June 1996, in London, England, to Nicola Elizabeth and Dominic Holland. His father, Dominic, is a comedian, while his mother, Nicola, is a photographer.
He went to Donhead Preparatory School in Wimbledon, southwest London. He later joined Wimbledon college, where he graduated in 2012.
Tom learned the nuances of acting and dancing from BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology.
Tom’s career started in June 2008, after playing an important role in “Billy Eliot the Musical.” His performance was raised by critics, which consequently led to his gaining popularity as an actor.
He made his film debut when he lent his voice to Sho’s character in the Japanese animated fantasy film “Arrietty.”However, Tom’s breakthrough came in 2012 in the drama film “The Impossible.”
Holland has played different roles in films like “How I Live Now,” “Locke,” “Monster Calls,” “Edge,” “Winter,” and “the Devil all the time.”
Is Holland British or American?
Tom Holland is British and not American. In case you’ve watched Holland as Spider-Man since he debuted in “Civil war,” you will understand how much work it takes to master the way Millennials speak. Holland has just been practicing the American accent to perfection.
Besides, hanging around other Hollywood actors has undoubtedly resulted in his assimilation. Tom is an actor of a different pedigree, especially when you see him pretending to put on a British accent while pretending to speak American.
Although other British Actors can do American accents with equal adeptness, Holland is undoubtedly at the top ranks.
Will Tom Holland acquire a permanent American Accent if he lives in America?
Remember any American celebrity who went abroad and acquired a faux regional accent? Madonna is amongst the celebrities often mocked for assimilating halfway British accents due to living in the U.K most of the time.
Therefore, If Tom lives in America long enough, he might acquire the American accent. However, he admits to slipping up on his American Accent while describing things to his British friends.
Tom Holland’s Net Worth
Tom’s present Net Worth is $22 million though it is expected to rise with upcoming movies’ release. Comparing his current net worth to when he was barely starting 2010 ($500,000), you can only expect a significant change in his net worth.
Highlights on Tom Holland’s Career
Some of the best highlights of Tom‘s career include; The impossible, Spider-Man: Homecoming, BAFTA, and Avengers: Endgame.
Interesting facts about Tom Holland
- He had his first kiss backstage as “Billy Elliot: The Musical.”
- Years ago, when Tom’s career went to a standstill, his mom sent him to carpentry school as a backup plan.
- The worst job he has ever done was being “ a pot washer in a pub.”
- His crush on Marvel costar is Elizabeth Olsen.