Who is Troy Gentile?
Troy Francis Farshi was born on 27 October 1993, in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida USA, so is currently aged 25. Better known in the media as Troy Gentile, he is an actor, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Mark in the family comedy film “Hotel For Dogs” (2009) and playing Barry Goldberg in the ABC period sitcom “The Goldbergs” (2013-present).
Would you like to know more about Troy Gentile’s professional career and family life? How rich is he, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
Troy Gentile Net Worth
His career started in 2005 and he has been an active member of the entertainment industry ever since, primarily as a professional actor. So, if you ever wondered how rich Troy Gentile is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his net worth is over $500,000, accumulated through his successful career. Undoubtedly, if he continues to develop his career further, his net worth will certainly increase in the coming years.
Early Life and Education
Concerning his early life, Troy Gentile spent part of his childhood in Boca Raton, Florida, where he was raised by his father, Albert Farshi, who hails from Iran, and his mother, Debra Gentile, of Italian descent. At the age of four, he moved with his family to Los Angeles, California, and there completed his high school education. Upon matriculation, he went to a community college but put it on hold to follow his full-time acting career.
Speaking about his career, Troy Gentile made his debut appearance in an episode of the CBS talk show “The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson” portraying the young Ferguson, after which he was chosen to play Matthew Hooper in the sports comedy film “Bad News Bears”, next to Billy Bob Thornton, Marcia Gay Harden and Greg Kinnear, which won him part of the 2005 Young Artist Award in the Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Feature Film category, which marked the establishment of his net worth.
Rise to Fame
Troy’s breakthrough came in the following year; initially he made a guest-star appearance as Jeremy in an episode of the Disney sitcom “The Suite Life Of Zack & Cody”, after which he landed the role as the young Ignacio, better known as Nacho, in the 2006 Mexican-American sports comedy film “Nacho Libre”, and then featured as the young JB in the musical fantasy comedy film “Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny” in the same year, starring in both alongside Jack Black. The role of the young Nacho led him to be nominated for the 2006 Young Artist Award in the Best Supporting Young Actor in a Feature Film category, which potentially added a considerable amount to his net worth, and increased enormously his popularity.
The late 2000s
In 2007, Troy starred as a fighting boy in the romantic comedy film “I Could Never Be Your Woman”, next to Michelle Pfeiffer and Paul Rudd, which was followed by his portrayal of the young Stu in Mark Helfrich’s romantic comedy “Good Luck Chuck”, next to Dan Fogler and Jessica Alba. During the same year, he also played Nelson in the TV comedy film “Zip” and its sequel “Fugly”, and featured as Larry in the thriller “9 Lives Of Mara”. He continued to line up successes in the following year, as he landed the role of Ryan in the comedy “Drillbil Taylor” alongside Owen Wilson, for which he was jointly nominated for the 2008 Young Artist Award in the Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Feature Film category. Afterward, he was cast as Mark in the family comedy “Hotel For Dogs” (2009), and by the end of the decade, he had also guest-starred in both the HBO comedy-drama series “Entourage” and the TNT medical drama series “Hawthorne” (2010).
“The Goldbergs” and Other Projects
In 2011, Troy made an appearance as Justin in the short film “Pig Lady”, and two years later his career was moved to the next level as he was chosen to portray Barry Goldberg in the ABC period sitcom “The Goldbergs” (2013-present), increasing his net worth by a large margin. To speak further of his acting career, he has also guest-starred in such TV series as “The Middle” (2015), “American Dad!” (2017) and “Those Who Can’t” (2019).
Personal Life: Is Troy Gentile Gay?
When it comes to Troy Gentile’s personal life, he tends to keep it far away from the eye of the public. So, if any of you wondered if he is single or married, we can say that there is no available information about it in the medi; there are some rumors that he is gay, but also rumors that he was in a relationship with actress AJ Michalka while they were filming “The Goldbergs” in 2011.
— Troy Gentile (@RealTroyGentile) November 7, 2014
Vital Statistics and Weight Loss
There are a lot of rumors in the media that Troy Gentile has undergone some burdensome procedures to change his vital statistics, since his weight loss was quite significant. Probably, it happened as the result of a healthier diet; however, Troy has not disclosed anything about the methods. Anyway, if you take a look at the photos of him before and after weight loss, you can spot the remarkable difference. According to some sources, his weight is reputed to be around 132lbs (60kgs), while he stands at a height of 5ft 10ins (1.78m).
Social Media Presence
In addition to his involvement in the entertainment industry, Troy is also an active member of the social media scene, across many of the most popular social media sites, which he uses mostly to promote his job and share various other contents with his fans. So, he runs his official Instagram account, on which he has almost 74,000 followers, as well as his official Twitter account, having more than 36,000 followers.