Tobey Maguire is a famous actor who had wanted to learn home economics in high school with the goal of becoming a chef. However, his plan took a turn when his mother gave him a hundred dollars ($100) to pursue drama instead.
Tobey Maguire Bio
Tobey Maguire, born as Tobias Vincent Maguire, is an American actor and film producer renowned for portraying “Peter Parker (Spider Man)” in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man film trilogy.
Beginning his acting journey in the late 1980s with roles in films like “The Wizard” and “This Boy’s Life”, Maguire earned popularity for his role in “The Ice Storm(1997)” directed by Ang Lee. The year 2002 marked a turning point as he took the lead in the first Spider Man film, launching him to global stardom. Maguire played the role in the successful sequels, “Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3”, even producing the third film.
Beyond Spider-Man, Tobey showcased his talents in films like, “Seabiscuits”, The Great Gatsby, Pleasantville and Brothers”. He has received notable awards including a Golden Globe nomination for “The Cider House Rules”. He has been featured in other movies like, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas(1998), Ride with the Devil(1999), This Boy’s Life(1993), Pawn Sacrifice (2014)” and several others.
Maguire’s achievements include a 2005 CinEuphoria Award for Best Actor and a 1999 Saturn Award for Best Younger Actor in “Pleasantville”.
He is an accomplished poker player, participating in high stakes games. He is also a dedicated philanthropist, supporting causes such as cancer research, education and environmentalism.
Tobey Maguire’s Age, Birthday, Zodiac Sign
The “2005 CinEuphoria award winner” was born on the 27th of June, 1975 under the Cancer zodiac sign in Santa Monica, California. He is presently 48 years old as of 2023.
Tobey Maguire’s Height
He stands at a height of five feet, eight inches which is equivalent to 1.73 metres.
Tobey Maguire’s Education
The renowned actor’s educational background includes attending many schools during his early years, including the University of California, Santa Barbara. However, he didn’t complete his degree, opting to focus on his acting career instead.
Where is Tobey Maguire from?
Maguire hails from Santa Monica, California in the United States of America.
What is Tobey Maguire famous for?
Tobey is well known for his successful acting career especially his portrayal of “Peter Parker (Spider Man)” in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man film trilogy. His fame extends to other notable films such as, “Pleasantville, Seabiscuits, The Great Gatsby and The Cider House Rules”. Aside from acting, he is recognized for his prowess in poker and dedication to philanthropic efforts.
Is Tobey Maguire Married?
As of now, Maguire is not married. He was formerly married to jewellery designer, Jennifer Meyer, with whom he has two children. The couple who were married for nine years, parted ways in 2016.
Tobey Maguire’s Siblings
The well known actor and movie producer has a half-sister known as Sara Maguire and four half-brothers, Weston Epp, Jopaul Van Epp, Vincent Maguire Junior and Timothy Maguire.
Tobey Maguire’s Parents
Maguire’s parents are Wendy Brown, his mother who is a secretary and his dad is Vincent Maguire, who worked as both a construction worker and Cooke. His parents split when he was two, and he was mostly raised by his mother.
Tobey Maguire’s Children
The famous “Spider-Man” character has two children with his ex-wife, Jennifer Meyer: a daughter named Ruby Sweetheart Maguire, born in 2006 and son known as Otis Tobias Maguire, born in 2009.
Tobey Maguire’s Net Worth
Tobey has an estimated net worth of around $75 million. He accumulated his wealth from his acting career, especially his role in the Spider-Man trilogy. He is also earning massively as a film producer. Aside from his television appearances career, he is a poker player who has won millions of dollars from taking part in high profile tournaments.
|Full Name||Tobias Vincent Maguire|
|Date of Birth||27th June, 1975 (48 years old)|
|Place of Birth||Santa Monica, California|
|Parents||Vincent Maguire and Wendy Brown|
|Siblings||Weston Epp, Jopaul Van Epp, Vincent Maguire Junior, Timothy Maguire and Sara Manguire.|
|Children||Ruby Sweetheart Maguire and Otis Tobias Maguire|
|School||University of California|
|Career||Actor and Film producer|
|Net worth||$75 million (United States Dollars)|