Thomas McDonell, a.k.a. Thomas Hunter Campbell McDonell, is an American actor who is known for portraying the character, Finn Collins in the American post-apocalyptic series, The 100. He is also a talented musician affiliated to the band called Moon. He made his movie debut alongside legendary actors Jackie Chan and Jet Li.
How Did Thomas McDonell Amass Net Worth?
Thomas McDonell has generated prominent part of his net worth from his acting career. His debut film, The Forbidden Kingdom sold more than 10 million units and grossed $128 million at the box office with the budget of $55 million. His other hit movies: Dark Shadows; and Prom turned out as profitable projects, increasing his net worth. He also increased his wealth via his television appearances in series such as Suburgatory (2012-2013), and The 100 (2014-2015).
|The Forbidden Kingdom||$128 million, 2008||$55 million|
|Dark Shadows||$245.5 million, 2012||$150 million|
|Prom||$10.1 million, 2011||$8 million|
McDonell started his acting career portraying the character, Young Southie in the Chinese-American fantasy kung fu wuxia movie, The Forbidden Kingdom in 2008. From 2010 to 2017, he also appeared in movies such as Twelve; Fun Size; Life After Beth; The Devil's Hand; and Ciao Lola. Likewise, he has also starred in a handful TV series including Law & Order: Criminal Intent and The Long Road Home. In 2018, he starred in the two television series: LA to Vegas and Good Girls.
Dating American Actress; Longtime Girlfriend
In 2011, he and his longtime girlfriend Jane Levy, an American actress, were spotted together for the first time. They were later seen attending the Miu Miu show during 'Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2015/2016' held in Paris, France on 11 March 2015.
Among the various pictures which Jane posted on Instagram, she shared a photo on 22 February 2016 where the duo was hanging out holding a bouquet of flowers.
Thomas McDonell attends Miu Miu Show with girlfriend Jane Levy (Photo: JustJared)
Jane before dating with Thomas was married to the Portuguese actor Jaime Freitas in March 2011. After the seven months of their bizarre relationship, they separated in October 2011.
Is The Actor Gay? His Gay Tweets On Social Media
On 7 January 2015, Thomas took his Twitter and posted a question saying 'Am I Gay?' Further on 8 January 2015, he tweeted stating:
Looking on his social media, Thomas is seen favorable towards homosexuality. On 4 April 2016, the actor tweeted saying he was 50% anxiety and 50% gay fanatic.
His father Terry McDonnell has Scottish and Swedish ancestry. Terry is the editor of the Time Inc. Sports Group as well as editorial director of Sports Illustrated, GOLF Magazine SI.com, and GOLF.com. His mother Joan McDonell has the ethnicity as Ashkenazi Jewish. So Thomas belongs to mixed ethnicity.
His maternal grandparents Albert Raffeld and Libby S. Gutfarb were Jewish emigrants, from Poland and Lithuania and his paternal grandparents Robert Meinrad McDonell and Irma Sophie Nelson were of Scottish descent.
Thomas was born on 2 May 1986 as a native of Manhattan, New York. He stands at the height of 1.76 m (5'9¼'') and carries American nationality. Thomas went to a school in New York which was conceptual and interdisciplinary and modeled after Cal Arts. As per wiki, he completed his education at New York University.