Who is Antonia Thomas?
Antonia Laura Thomas was born on 3 November 1986, in London, England, and is an actress, best known for her work with the television series “The Good Doctor”, in which she played the character Dr. Claire Browne. Other notable projects she’s been on include “Misfits” in which she played Alisha Daniels, and the Netflix comedy series “Lovesick”.
The Wealth of Antonia Thomas
How rich is Antonia Thomas? As of mid-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $8 million, earned through a successful career in acting since the early-2000s, including working in films.
As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings
Antonio grew up in London – her father is a native of England, while her mother is of Jamaican descent. Her father was a singer, who often sang classical bass. As she grew up, she developed a strong inclination towards the arts and performing, so after matriculating from high school, she then enrolled at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
It is a drama school that provides training for film, television and theatre, and is considered one of the most prestigious drama schools in the world, founded in 1946 by (later Sir) Laurence Olivier. After completing her education there, she joined the National Youth Theatre in 2009 – it’s an organization that focuses on the development of young people through the creative arts, and is the world’s first youth theater. It has developed its prestige thanks to its production of numerous high profile actors, such as Daniel Craig, Colin Firth, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Helen Mirren, and Daniel Day-Lewis. The school holds annual auditions and interviews around the UK.
Rise to Fame
Shortly after completing her education, Thomas pursued her acting career, and was cast in the 2009 television series entitled “Misfits”, a science fiction show focused on a group of young offenders who work at a community service program. During their time there, they obtain supernatural powers after experiencing a strange storm. The series ran from 2009 to 2013, featuring actors such as Iwan Rheon and Lauren Socha, but Antonia left in 2011 to focus on other projects.
In 2012, she appeared in the music video for the song “Charlie Brown” by Coldplay. The following year, she was cast in the film entitled “Sunshine on Leith”, a romantic musical film which is an adaptation of the stage play of the same name, both featuring songs by The Proclaimers. It was premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festivals, and showcased a brief cameo of The Proclaimers.
Netflix and The Good Doctor
Shortly afterwards, she worked in the television series entitled “Scrotal Recall”, which aired on Channel 4. The romantic comedy proved successful, and was later bought by the streaming giant Netflix on which the show found further success. She then worked on a second season, which was exclusively streamed on Netflix under the new name “Lovesick”, a sitcom which stars her alongside Johnny Flynn and Daniel Ings. After her run with the show, she was featured in another music video entitled “C’est La Vie” by the band Stereophonics.
She also narrated the opening and closing lines for the reboot of the British series “Teletubbies”, which is a pre-school children’s television series focused on the four titular multi-colored creatures who have television screens implanted on their abdomens. In 2017, she was cast in another notable role in the television show entitled “The Good Doctor”. It is a medical television series based on the 2013 South Korean series of the same name.
— Antonia Thomas (@AntoniaLThomas) September 26, 2018
The American version of the show was created after actor Daniel Dae Kim took notice of the show, then bought the rights for his production company. It follows the story of a young autistic savant surgical resident working at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital. The show has gained mixed to positive reviews since its creation, and is set to air a third season in late-2019.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, not much is known in terms of Thomas’ romantic relationships. She has not been vocal about this aspect of her life, and it’s not known if she is single or if she has a boyfriend. She is noted to be a skilled mezzo-soprano, inheriting her musical talents from her father. For a while she thought that she would be pursuing the same career as her father, but as time passed she realized that her passion was more set towards acting. She is also a skilled painter, and took up professional art classes at the Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design.
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Similar to numerous actresses, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. On the website Instagram she has over 180,000 followers, and posts a lot of personal photos on it and also promotes her work in “The Good Doctor”. She has also posted photos of her appearances in events and photo shoots. Another account she has is on Twitter, on which she has over 75,000 followers, using the platform to promote her recent and upcoming projects, including her features in publications.