Tom Franco Biography

Biography by SaburoPublished on 11.Jan.2018
Facts of Tom Franco
Date of Birth: 1980 , April-14
Age:37 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
NameTom Franco
Birth NameThomas Andrew Franco
FatherDouglas Eugene Franco
MotherBetsy Lou
Birth Place/CityPalo Alto, California, US
ProfessionActor, artist, and producer
Working ForFounder and co-director of Berkeley’s Firehouse Art Collective
Net WorthN/A
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Face ColorWhite
Famous forActor for ‘The Disaster Artist’, ‘Basket Case 2’, and ‘Metamorphosis: Junior Year
Affair withSingle
Married toLate Julia Lazar Franco
EducationUniversity of California, Santa Cruz
Online PresenceTwitter
MoviesThe Disaster Artist, Basket Case 2, Metamorphosis: Junior Year
SiblingsJames Franco and Dave Franco
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Thomas Franco is a multi-talented person who is widely recognized as an actor, artist, and producer. He is also the founder of Firehouse Art Collective. He has also acted in some of the successful movies and documentaries, including ‘The Disaster Artist’, ‘Basket Case 2’, and ‘Metamorphosis: Junior Year.’

Early Life and Education

Thomas Franco was born in Palo Alto, California, US, on April 14, 1980. He was born to writer and occasional actress, Betsy Lou and businessman, Douglas Eugene Franco. He grew up in Palo Alto, California along with his brothers James Franco and Dave Franco, both of them are actors also.

Franco holds American nationality and has a mixed ethnical background as his father belongs to Swedish decent whereas his mother is from a Russian Jewish ancestry. He graduated from Polo Alto High School in 1998.

Following his graduation, Franco joined the University of California, Santa Cruz and majored in fine art. He later attended California College of the Arts in Oakland, California where he studied ceramics.

Professional Career

Franco began his professional acting career featuring in the 1990 comedy horror movie ‘Basket Case 2.’ He then appeared in ‘A Peace of History’ in 2005. After a couple of years, he made his appearance in ‘The Devil Wears a Toupee.’

Franco appeared in the 2017 biographical comedy-drama film, ‘The Disaster Artist’ alongside Alison Brie and Jackie Weaver. In the same year, she also starred in ‘Metamorphosis: Junior Year.’ In addition to acting, he is also a founder and co-director of Berkeley’s Firehouse Art Collective.

Personal Life

Thomas Franco is a married man. He was married to his late wife, Julia Lazar Franco, on July 28, 2014. At the time of their wedding, his wife was very sick and they tied the knot in a hospital solarium as it was impossible for Julia to make to the church.

Unfortunately, Julia passed away within a month of their marriage due to liver failure brought on by hepatitis and liver cancer. The couple had 22 years of age difference. Franco is the founder of the Firehouse Art Collective, where he used to work with Julia on various projects likewise.

Following her unexpected death, Franco is living his single life in California. He is also active on Instagram where he mostly posts his beautiful art pictures.

Net Worth

Thomas Franco is an actor, artist, and producer who has garnered a considerable amount of money from his career. As a professional artist, he made more than $36k in the United States, as of December 2017.

In 2017, Franco featured in ‘The Disaster Artist’ which was made on a budget of $10 million and grossed $24 million at the box office worldwide. He is also the founder and co-director of the Firehouse Art Collective.

Franco has not disclosed his exact amount of net worth to the media but accumulating his income his net worth can be in seven-figure.


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