Who is Thomas McDonell?
Thomas Hunter Campbell McDonell was born on 2 May 1986, in Manhattan, New York City USA, so is currently aged 32. He is an actor, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Scott Strauss in the ABC sitcom “Suburgatory” (2012-2013), playing Finn Collins in The CW post-apocalyptic science fiction drama series “The 100” (2014-2015), and featuring as Spc Carl Wild in the National Geographic drama mini-series “The Long Road Home” (2017). He is also known as a musician and a visual artist.
Would you like to know more about Thomas McDonell’s professional acting career and personal life as well? How rich is he, as of now? Is he dating anyone? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
Thomas McDonell Net Worth
His career started in 2008 and he has been an active member of the entertainment industry ever since, primarily known as an actor. So, if you ever wondered how rich Thomas McDonell is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his net worth is over $19 million, accumulated through his successful career, coming from acting, as a musician as well as a visual artist. If he continues to develop his career further, his net worth will certainly increase in the coming years.
Early Life, Parents, Brother
Concerning his early life, Thomas spent his childhood in Manhattan, New York City, where he was raised alongside his brother by their father, Terry McDonell, and his mother, Joanie. He hails from a family of writers, as his father is known for serving as the editor of the Time Inc. Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, and Golf Magazine, among many others, while his mother has published novels. He is the brother of Nick McDonell, who is also known as an author.
Regarding his education, Thomas went to a local boarding school in Andover, Massachusetts, where he developed his love for acting, and performed in various musical plays at local theatres, besides which he also became interested in music. Upon matriculation, he enrolled into New York University, from which he graduated with a BA degree in Fine Arts in 2003. Moreover, he spent some time in Indonesia as a teenager, working there for artist Ashley Bickerton.
The late 2000s: Career Beginnings
Speaking about Thomas’ professional acting career, it began when he made his debut film appearance in the role of young Southie in the 2008 Chinese-American fantasy kung fu wuxia film “The Forbidden Kingdom”, starring next to Jet Li and Jackie Chan. He then guest-starred as Eddie Boyle in the episode “Broad Channe” of the NBC police procedural drama series “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, which was followed by his minor role in the American-French action drama teen film “Twelve” (2010), alongside Chace Crawford and Emma Roberts, directed by Joel Schumacher. All of these appearances marked the establishment of his net worth.
The early 2010s: Rise to Fame
At the beginning of the next decade, Thomas started getting more serious roles, coming to prominence with the role of Jesse Richter in the 2011 teen romance comedy-drama film “Prom”, adding a considerable amount to his net worth and increasing enormously his popularity in the film industry. Thereafter, he featured as young Barnabus Collins in the horror comedy film “Dark Shadows” in 2012, but went uncredited, followed by his portrayal of Aaron Riley in Max Werner’s teen dark comedy film “Fun Size” (2012), after which he was chosen to play Scott Strauss in the ABC sitcom “Suburgatory”, which lasted for a season.
The mid-2010s: “The 100”
When the filming of “Suburgatory” was ended, Thomas began working on other projects, including the roles of Dan in the zombie comedy film “Life After Beth” – but the scenes were deleted – Trevor in Christian E. Christiansen’s horror film “The Devil’s Hand”, and Freddie Diaz in the romantic comedy film “I’m Obsessed With You (But You’ve Got To Leave Me Alone)”, all in 2014. During the same year, he also featured in the romantic comedy film “10 Things I Hate About Life” but which was later cancelled, and joined the cast of The CW post-apocalyptic science fiction drama series “The 100” (2014-2015), portraying the main role of Finn Collins, which also increased his net worth by a large margin.
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— Thomas McDonell (@ThomasMcDonell) November 6, 2018
To speak further of his acting career, Thomas won the recurring role of Spc Carl Wild in the National Geographic drama mini-series “The Long Road Home” in 2017, and most recently he made two guest-starring appearances – in the role of Justin in an episode of the Fox sitcom “LA To Vegas”, and as Brian in an episode of the NBC crime comedy-drama series “Good Girls”, both in 2018.
Thomas as a Musician and Visual Artist
Apart from being involved in the entertainment industry as a professional actor, Thomas is also known as a musician. He is the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band called Moon. Other than that, he also tried himself as a visual artist, who has had various exhibitions all over the world, such as a video art show at Best Buy in New York, a tunnel exhibit at the historic Southwest Museum site in Los Angeles, and an exhibition in monochrome at the ArcLight Hollywood movie theater complex, which also contributed a lot to his wealth.
To talk about his personal life, Thomas tends to keep his privacy far away from the eyes of the public. However, it is known that he is in a relationship with Jane Levy, who is also involved in the entertainment industry as an actress. The couple was spotted for the first time in 2011, as they frequently attend various events together. His current residence is in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
Social Media Presence
In addition to his involvement in the entertainment industry, Thomas is an active member across many of the most popular social media platforms, which he uses not only to promote his professional career but also to share various other contents with his fans. So, he runs his official Instagram account, on which he has more than 16,000 followers, as well as his official Twitter account, having more than 274,000 followers. Thomas also has his own Facebook page with almost 9,000 fans.