Joe Thomas Biography, Career, Age, Family, Partner, and Net Worth
Who is Joe Thomas?
Joe Thomas, fully known as Joseph Owen Thomas is a famous English professional actor and comedian. Thomas is famous for playing Simon Cooper in the award-winning E4 sitcom The Inbetweeners (2008-2010) and its 2 film adaptations, The Inbetweeners Movie (2011) and The Inbetweeners 2 (2014). Both of the films achieved box office success.
Following The Inbetweeners ending, he remained connected to Channel 4, joining the cast of the comedy-drama series Fresh Meat in 2011, and playing the role of Kingsley Owen until 2016. Thomas was then reunited with his The Inbetweeners colleague James Buckley when they both joined the cast of the BBC Two sitcom White Gold, with Thomas playing the role of Martin Lavender. He later starred in the comedy movie The Festival in 2018.
Joe Thomas Career
Following joining the performing arts through the Footlights, he performed with the fellow University of Cambridge students at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in a production of All’s Well That Ends Well directed by author Duncan Barrett. Following graduating from university, Thomas took to acting professionally, and his parents have accepted and are not ashamed of his choice of career. He is a double act together with Sweet, and they have performed their show, The Jonny and Joe Show, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
His big break in TV was his role as Simon Cooper in The Inbetweeners which was so famous that it spawned 2 feature movies, The Inbetweeners Movie and The Inbetweeners 2. Alongside Bird and writing partner Sweet, Thomas wrote Chickens, a satirical sketch about 3 conscientious objectors during World War I. In 2011, it was broadcast as part of Channel 4’s Comedy Showcase. In 2012, it was then picked up by Sky One who commissioned a full, 6-episode series, filming started in late 2012 and debuted in August 2013.
After this, he starred in the student sitcom Fresh Meat as Kingsley Owne and played a Maths teacher in the first episode of the 2nd series of Threesome. Thomas started starring in the sitcom White Gold, together with his other The Inbetweeners co-star James Buckley in 2017. He started work on Proposal, a comedy radio series announced as part of BBC Radio 2’s spring ”funny fortnight” in 2018. He portrays Jamie, a man preparing to propose to his girlfriend Lucy (Pearl Mackie).
How old is Joe Thomas?
Joseph Owen Thomas is aged 39 years as of 2022, having been born on October 28, 1983, in Chelmsford, Essex, England. He shares his birthday with popular celebrities such as Bill Gates, Caitlyn Jenner, Julia Roberts, Matt Smith, Lauren Holly, Brad Paisley, Peter Hitchens, and Nolan Gould, among others.
Joe Thomas Family
Who are Joe Thomas’s parents?
Joseph Owen Thomas was born to his parents Jerry Thomas and his wife in Chelmsford, Essex. Not much is known about his parents and family to the media as he has kept it very private.
Does Joe Thomas have siblings?
Thomas was born to his parents as the firstborn among four boys. He has three younger siblings, all brothers, who grew up with him as their older brother and inspiration.
Joe Thomas Education
Thomas attended King Edwards VI Grammar School, in his hometown Chelmsford, Essex. He then joined Pembroke College, Cambridge where he studied History and graduated in 2006. He was a member of the Footlights, together with future Inbetweeners co-star Simon Bird.
Joe Thomas Partner
Thomas is currently engaged to his fiancee Hannah Tointon, who he started dating in 2012. The couple resides together on the Barbican Estate, in London, and have one child together.
Joe Thomas Children
Thomas and Tointon revealed the birth of their first child, a daughter in October 2022. The couple has not yet revealed any information about their daughter to the media.
Joe Thomas Height
Thomas has an athletic, muscular, and physically fit body with a height of 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) and an undisclosed weight.
Joe Thomas Net Worth
English professional actor and comedian Thomas has been active from 2002 to the present. He has been able to gather an accumulative net worth of around $2 million as of 2023.