• Thomas Andrew Franco was born in 1980 in Palo Alto, California and is an actor, artist and founder of the Firehouse Art Collective.
• His net worth is estimated to be at $10 million.
• He has a degree in fine art from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a degree in ceramics from the California College of the Arts.
• His brothers are actors Dave Franco and James Franco.
• Tom is married to Iris Torres and has been since 2015.

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Who is Tom Franco?

Thomas Andrew Franco was born on 14 April 1980, in Palo Alto, California, USA, and is an actor as well as an artist, and the brother of actors Dave Franco and James Franco. He is the founder of the Firehouse Art Collective located in Berkeley, California.

The Wealth of Tom Franco

How rich is Tom Franco? As of early-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $10 million, earned largely through a successful career in art. He’s also done several acting projects throughout his career, though at a minor level compared to his siblings. As he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life, Education, and Career

Tom is of Swedish, Portuguese, and Russian Jewish ancestry – mother was a writer and occasional actor, while his father ran a business in Silicon Valley. He is the middle child of the Franco siblings. with James being the older brother and Dave the younger. He grew up in Palo Alto, attended Palo Alto High School, and after matriculating in 1998, enrolled at the University of California, Santa Cruz and studied for a degree in fine art.

He graduated from the university in 2002, and continued his education at the California College of the Arts located in Oakland, California, where he completed a degree in ceramics. While studying for an art career, he had already begun acting projects, starting with the comedy horror film “Basket Case 2”, which is a sequel to “Basket Case”, and was released directly to DVD. He later acted in projects such as “A Peace of History” and “The Devil Wears a Toupee”, then moved away from acting projects, and founded Berkeley’s Firehouse Art Collective in which he serves as a co-director.

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Younger Brother – Dave Franco

Dave began his career appearing in small roles in projects such as “Superbad” and “Charlie St. Cloud”, then gained a starring role in the ninth season of the comedy series “Scrubs”, which is about the lives of employees at the fictional Sacred Heart Hospital. He made his film breakthrough when he was cast in “21 Jump Street”, an adaptation of the 1980s television series of the same name, and about two police officers who are forced to go undercover as high school students to prevent the outbreak of a new drug.

In recent years, Dave has seen more starring roles in various films such as “Fright Night”, and “Neighbors”, and was also one of the stars of “Now You See Me” – a team of illusionists manage to rob banks during their performances, and distribute the proceeds to their audiences; he reprised his role in the sequel “Now You See Me 2”. Some of his recent projects include “Nerve”, “The Disaster Artist”, and “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising”.

Older Brother – James Franco

James is an Academy Award-nominated actor, known for his numerous high profile roles in box office hits. He began gaining fame in the early 2000s, after appearing in the short lived series “Freaks and Geeks” which nevertheless attracted a cult following. He followed this up with his appearance in the “Spider-Man” trilogy of films by Sam Raimi, and other notable projects he’s worked on include “Milk”, “Pineapple Express”, and “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”. He is also known to be a frequent collaborator of actor Seth Rogan, as they have appeared in eight films together.

He’s also had a lot of successful television projects, including the television film “James Dean” in which he portrayed the title character. He also had a recurring role in “General Hospital”, and stars in the HBO drama “The Deuce”. He has become an instructor too, teaching film classes at Playhouse West, UCLA, University of Southern California, Studio 4, and Palo Alto High School. His most recent projects include “This is the End” and “The Disaster Artist”, which is a biographical film about the friendship of Tom Wisaeu and Greg Sestero; the film received a lot of positive reviews and was considered one of the top films of 2017.


Personal Life

For his personal life, Tom’s first wife was Julia Lazar Franco who worked closely with him as a co-director of the Firehouse Art Collective. They married in 2014 in a hospital solarium, just a month before her passing – she was suffering from liver cancer and passed away as a result of liver failure brought on by hepatitis C and liver cancer. A year later, he married Iris Torres and they have been together since.

Unlike his brothers, Tom has maintained a relatively low profile. He has an online presence through an account on Facebook, however, he has not updated his page since 2016. He has been seen at public events, and has been mentioned by his brothers, and has been seen with them at public events and has granted a few interviews. There are a few personal photos of him as well on Facebook. His brothers on the other hand have a strong online presence, though James has recently retreated from the public eye after sexual misconduct allegations.

General Info

Full NameTom Franco
Height1.85 m


ParentsBetsy Franco-Feeney, Douglas Eugene Franco
SiblingsJames Franco, Dave Franco

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The Disaster Artist2017
Spring Breakers2012Archie's Thug #1 (uncredited)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes2011Police Officer on Horse (uncredited)
The Devil Wears a Toupee2007TV ShortBernie
A Peace of History2005ShortRay Watts (1975)
Basket Case 21990Frog Boy


Comedy Central Roast of James Franco2013TV MovieHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Roast of James Franco: Red Carpet Pre-Show2013TV SpecialHimself

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