Tom Welling is an American actor, model, director, and producer. Many people best know him for portraying the role of Clark Kent in the superhero drama ‘Smallville’. For which he has gained numerous nominations and wins in Awards categories from 2002 to 2011. Also, he has been director and producer for a few episodes of the series. The series also cast Kristin Kreuk, Cassidy Freeman as Tess Mercer, and Adrian Holmes who appeared in a recurring role.
Furthermore, he also co-starred in the third season of Fox fantasy comedy-drama ‘Lucifer’ as Lt. Marcus Pierce. He also shared the screen with actresses Aimee Garcia as Ella Lopez and Scarlett Estevez as Beatrice appeared. Additionally, His films credits ‘Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)’, ‘The Fog (2005)’, ‘Draft Day (2014)’, and ‘The Choice (2016)’.
Caption: The ‘Smallville’ famed actor, Tom welling.
Tom Welling: Bio, Family, Education
The actor was born on 26 April 1977 in Putnam Valley, New York, the United States. He has not revealed much information on his family. But he once recalled that he has moved frequently with his family in his early years in places like Wisconsin, Delaware, and Michigan. Further, he has three siblings: two older sisters, Rebecca and Jamie, and a younger brother, Mark Welling, who is also an actor.
Regarding his education, he attended Okemos High School in Okemos, Michigan. During high school days, he began to gain interest in acting and participated in plays. Eventually, he gave it to join sports. He then played baseball and soccer as well as playing his favorite sport, basketball. After graduation, it is reported that he worked as a construction worker. But in 1988, he tried out in modeling after being discovered by casting director Jennifer Starr at a party in Nantucket.
Following that, in 2000, he modeled for Louisa Modeling Agency and moved to Los Angeles. Meanwhile, he also pursued his acting career while posing for top brands like Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein. After that, he had some minor roles in the series like ‘Karate Rob’, CBS ‘Judging Amy’, and Fox ‘Undeclared’.
Tom Welling: Career & Life Achievements
Though he already that some roles already, however, he gained popularity after appearing in the American Superhero TV series ‘Smallville’ as Clark Kent. For which he has gained most of the nomination starting from 2002 to 2011 in different categories of Awards. It is also said that he was not a Superman fan but after being cast in the role, he continues to read the related comics and stories. Following that, he appeared in an episode of ‘Man Fire Food’ in 2015.
Then in 2017, he joined the cast of ‘Lucifer’ as Lt. Marcus Pierse in the 17 episodes of the series. In 2019, he played as Vincent Corbo in 10 episodes of ‘Professionals’ and appeared as Clark Kent in ‘Batwoman’ as well. Talking about his film works, he debuted his film career in 2003 as Charlie Baker in ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ and its sequel. For his role in the film, he received a nomination at Teen Choice Award in the sub-category Male Breakout Star of Choice Movie category. His other movies credits 2005 ‘The Fog’ as Nicholas Castle, 2013 ‘Parkland’ as a secret service agent Roy Kellerman, and Brian Drew in 2014 ‘Draft Day’.
Along with his acting career, he has dwelled upon in directing and producing. For the ninth season of Smallville, he has served as a co-executive producer as well as for the CW comedy-drama ‘Hellcats’. Furthermore, he debuted as a director for the series Smallville where he appeared in the role of Clark Kent. He first directed the episode ‘Fragile’ in 2006. Then he directed episodes ‘Hydro’, ‘Apocalypse’, ‘Injustice’, and two episodes of the final season.
Tom Welling: Personal Life & Husband
Tom has been married twice and divorced once. There is not much information on his link-ups. However, he currently is married to equestrian and Saddle Club founder Jessica Rose Lee. They got engaged in 2018 after they started to date in 2014. Before they tied a knot on 30 November 2019 and they gave birth to their firstborn, son on January 5 in the same year. Their wedding held at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery in San Ynez, California attended by their closed ones.
He had his first marriage with model Jamie White on July 5, 2002, at Martha’s Vineyard, an island located in South of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Their married attended by Tom’s friends and then-Smallville co-stars Kristin Kreuk and Michael Rosenbaum. After marriage, they lived in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada but in March 2011, they returned to Los Angeles. Surprisingly, his ex-wife filed for divorce on 17 October 2013 and finalized in November 2015. Additionally, in his leisure periods, he loves to play sports like Golf as well as spend quality time with friends and family.
Caption: Tom Welling and wife Jessica Rose
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Tom Welling: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The series ‘Smallville’ has been one of the hit superhit based on superhero series. The series has helped many of its cast to gain not only fame but also a hefty amount of money. Since Tom has played the character Clark Kent or Superman, he must have gained the opportunity to be director and producer for the series as well.
Talking about his earning, he must have been accumulating a hefty amount from his career. Further, according to sources, his net worth has an estimation of around $14 million. Also, he occasionally appeared as posing for the top magazine covers like ‘Vogue’.
He has personal and verified accounts on different social media platforms. But on Twitter, he has an unverified account with more than 2.1k followers. He goes by the Instagram account @tomwelling with 989k followers. Also, he has a Facebook account @TomWelling with more than 1.5 million followers.
Tom Welling: Body Measurements
The handsome actor stands to a tall height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.91 meters and weighs 95 kg. His athletic body has measurements of having 44 inches-chest size, 33 inches-waist size, and 16 inches biceps. He has deep green eyes color with dark brown hair color.