Tobey Maguire is an actor and film producer. His net worth is about $75 million. He started acting in 1989 in supporting roles. He then got more and more involved in major roles. He is popular for the role he played as Peter Parker or Spider Man in the Spider Man series of movies. Tobey Maguire is also a renowned producer.
Tobey Maguire Net Worth - $75 Million
Birth Name - Tobias Vincent Maguire
Date of birth - June 27, 1975
Zodiac Sign - Cancer
Birth Place - Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 5' 8"
Profession - Actor and film producer;
He was born in Santa Monica, California, on June 27, 1975. He became famous because of the Spider Man movies which he played between 2002 and 2007.
His father was a construction worker and his mother a secretary. His mother was very present in his life, especially after his parents divorced. They parted ways when he was about two years old.
His parents had him at a young age and he spent a significant amount of time with his extended family. He therefore lived in California, Oregon and Washington. His mother inspired him to start acting at an early age. As a child, Maguire dreamed to be a cook but his mother channelled him in a different direction. She loved the film industry and wanted her son to follow in the footsteps.
Tobey began his acting career with a few television commercials and small roles. He started out in shows like "Blossom" and "Roseanne". Some of his memorable acting roles include Tobias Wolff's "This Boy's Life" which he played in 1993. He acted together with Leonardo DiCaprio.
At the age of 19, "Empire Records" signed him as an actor. He was signed alongside Rene Zellweger and Liv Tyler. In subsequent years, he starred in movies such as the "Tales From The Whoop", "Seduced By Murder" and "Duke Of Groove".
His other interesting roles have been in movies like the Woody Allen's "Deconstructing Harry" and Ang Lee's "The Ice Storm". He landed the role as Spider Man after the director, Sam Raimi, spotted him. He stood out because of his moon-faced and dreamy-eyed look. He was also radiating and appeared a natural fit for the role. He starred in the Spider Man production for five years.
Other noteworthy movies where Tobey features include the "Brothers" in 2009, "Seabiscuit" in 2003 and the "The Great Gatsby" in 2013. His tremendous performances contributed to his nomination for Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe Awards. He was awarded two Saturn Awards. One of them was for Best Actor.
Besides acting, Tobey is a father and a husband. He has a son and a daughter. His wife, Jennifer Meyer, was his partner. The children are Ruby Sweetheart Maguire and Otis Tobias Maguire. Tobey is the sibling to Jopaul Epp, Timothy Maguire, Weston Epp and Vincent Maguire Jr.
His wife is also a jewellery designer. The two tied the knot in 2007. They also own a home in Santa Monica worth $2.7 million. This home has hardwood floors, transom windows, a patio and a vine-covered sleeping porch. The house further has high vaulted ceilings and is very spacious.
Rueben Ojeda, an architect, redesigned this house through raising the ceiling of the main house to 22 feet. The house is situated in Santa Monica. It nears the Brentwood border.
The house sits on thousands of square-feet and has a 1,200-square-foot studio. Its yard is also well cared for. There are many decorative features in yard including a stone pavement. The living room charms because of its great wall painting and appealing lighting. The house is furnished with nice couches and has amazing windows.
That’s not all to the house that Tobey Maguire calls home, it also has a distinguished kitchen. The kitchen has sophisticated appliances and steel countertops. The rooms are cool, stylish and comfortable. The bedroom is the most magnificent room. It has retracting walls that open to the balcony.
Tobey established his reputation at an early age. His acting roles also portray him as a responsible young man. He has been a stimulating actor of his age-group. He took up acting as expected and performed relevantly in whatever tasks he was assigned. He played an estranged young suburbanite in “The Ice Storm” and a nerd cum superhero in Spider Man. In all these roles, his acting came out vividly to showcase his talent.
He is a convincing performer. He makes it happen in acting with his theatrics. He is not only famous, he is also wealthy. He owes a significant chunk of his net worth to Spider Man films. He started out as a child actor and graduated to be a big fish in the film industry.