Best known for playing the main character in Sam Raimi’s Spiderman trilogy, Tobias Vincent Maguire or famously known as Tobey Maguire is an American actor and producer born on June 27, 1975, in Santa Monica, California.
His parents Wendy brown and Vincent Maguire got separated when he was just 2 years old due to which Tobey had to spend much of his childhood living with other family members. During his school days, he wanted to become a chef, however, after being convinced by his mother, he took a drama class but later dropped out of high school and never returned.
Shortly after that, he started pursuing a career in acting. He started his acting career started in 1999 when he appeared in the feature film, The Wizard. While his early acting days were as a child actor, Tobey still continued auditioning for various roles and it was during this time when he befriended another rising actor, Leonardo DiCaprio. The two became very close friends and also made a pact to help each other with getting work.
Following this, he was seen in films like The Ice Storm, Pleasantville, The Cider House Rules, Wonder Boys, Fear and Loathing on Las Vegas, Ride with the Devil, and many others.
Later, it was in the year 2002, when he got a major break with the superhero film Spider-Man based on the popular Marvel Comics. The movie was a major success and made him an overnight star. Later, he also featured in the sequels of the movie which are Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3. The films went down to become the highest-grossing movies each year.
Tobey’s role in the Spider-Man franchise got him glowing reviews and led him to fame and popularity. After Spider-Man, he was featured in many other films as a leading actor. For example, films The Good German, Tropic Thunder, Brothers, Crazy Heart, The Great Gatsby, and others. During this while, he also got into the shoes of a producer and produced films like the 25th Hour, Whatever We Do, Seabiscuit, and others.
Apart from acting, Tobey also took up the poker and has finished in several events. He was trained by poker professional Daniel Negreanu and was also seen on ESPN’s coverage of 2005, 2006, and 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event Championship.
|Date of Birth||June 27, 1975|
|Age||46 Years (2022)|
|Birth Place||California, United States|
|Hometown||California, United States|
|Debut||Film: The Wizard|
Tobey Maguire Family
|Father Name||Vincent Maguire|
|Wife||Jennifer Meyer (Divorced)|
Tobey Maguire Relationship / Marital Status & Many More
|Affairs / Girlfriend||Jennifer Meyer (Divorced)|
|Wife/ Spouse||Jennifer Meyer (Divorced)|
|Marriage date||September 3, 2007|
|Marriage Place||Kailua Kona, Hawaii|
|Children||Ruby Sweetheart Maguire, Otis Tobias Maguire|
Tobey Maguire Physical Stats
|Height||In Centimeter – 165 cm|
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
|Weight||In Kilogram- 54 Kg|
In Pounds – 119lbs
Tobey Maguire Favorite
|Favorite Food||Pasta, Vegetarian Pizza with Broccoli Toppings|
Tobey Maguire Education
|Educational Qualification||School drop-out|
Tobey Maguire’s Net Worth
Some Unknown facts about Tobey Maguire
- Tobey continues to remain a vegan since 2009.
- He is also a dedicated PETA contributor and was named as the World’s Sexiest Vegetarian in the year 2002.
- He loves cooking and doing yoga.
- He was bribed by his mother to taking up drama class in school.
- Made his movie debut in This Boy’s Life (1993).
- Tobey once struggled with acrophobia which is the fear of heights.
- Packed on several pounds to fit his role in Spider-Man (2002).
- He likes to play chess a lot
- Has a morbid fear of heights (acrophobia).
- He and Jennifer Meyer announced their engagement after the birth of their daughter Ruby Sweetheart.