The two-time Daytime Emmy Award-winning actor Tom Pelphrey turned professional around the mid-2000s and portrayed the main cast, Jonathan Randall, in Guiding Light (2004-2009). A graduate of Rutgers University (Mason Gross School of the Arts) worked in theaters throughout London while also pursuing a career in small screen and films.
Further TV screen prominence of the American actor includes As the World Turns (2009-10), Banshee (2015-16), Iron Fist (2017-18), and Ozark (2020). What's up with his net worth? Probably, the career hype sees Pelphrey a substantial sum of money. Let's learn more about the actor's personal life too, especially his relationship.
What Is Tom Pelphrey's Age And Height?
The Ghost Whisperer actor from Howell, New Jersey, the USA was born on July 28, 1982, to Richard and Laurie Pelphrey. His birth name is Thomas J. Pelphrey. The American actor with a towering height of 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) is 39 years old as of 2021.
After graduation from Howell High School in 2000, Pelphrey enrolled at Rutgers University (Mason Gross School of the Arts); he graduated with a BFA in Acting in 2004. Moreover, the actor even studied Shakespeare at Globe Theatre in London, England.
Instant Breakthrough With Debut 'Guiding Light'- Further Career Journey
In 2004, Tom dived into his professional TV career debut on the CBS soap opera Guiding Light, where he portrayed anti-hero Jonathan Randall until 2009, totaling 154 episodes. There, he shared the screen with the likes of George Alvarez, Scott Bailey, Robert Bogue, Mandy Bruno, among others.
From 3 nominations, the New Jersey native won two Daytime Emmy Awards in 2006 and 2008.
By then, he made guest appearances in Numb3rs, CSI: Miami, Ghost Whisperer, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
From 2009 to 2010, the American actor worked as a recurring cast Mick Dante, in 29 episodes of the TV soap opera As the World Turns.
Then, the phase of his film career also began to spread its wings, having earned the lead role David in Junction (2012). He appeared in comedy genres Excuse Me for Living (2012) and Tiger Lily Road (2013), before switching to horror & thrilling A Cry from Within (2014) and The Girl Is in Trouble (2015).
What Role Pelphrey Portrayed In 'Ozark'?
After a 15-episode tenure in Banshee (2015-16), the TV, as well as a film actor, became a series regular in Iron Fist (2017-18, 21 episodes). There, he worked alongside Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick, Jessica Stroup, and Ramón Rodríguez, before the Netflix series was canceled after 2 seasons.
In 2020, Pelphrey appeared as one of the main casts in Netflix's crime-drama series Ozark, Season 3. There, he portrayed Ben Davis, with bipolar disorder, and the on-screen younger brother of Wendy Byrde (played by Laura Linney).
As the series has regained the hearts of many, sadly Tom won't be on Season 4 after his character's death nearing 3rd season finale. Other major casts in the upcoming season are Jason Bateman, the father of two with Amanda Anka; Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner, Julia Garner & others.
Moreover, the actor worked in the films Crazy Alien (2019) and Mank (2020).
Is Tom Pelphrey Dating Now?
Allegedly, the Ozark star is still in a relationship with his girlfriend Jaimie Alexander, famous as the Blindspot actress. Although the duo never opened up about their courtship, they made their debut as a red-carpet couple in May 2018. Throughout 2019, both of them mentioned each other frequently on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter.
After 3 years of their dating story into exposure, fans began to speculate that the couple now doesn't post photos of each other. They were last seen together on July 22, 2019, as they posed with friends.
Moreover, on Valentine's Day of 2021, neither of them wished each other; rather went with individual posts. So, rumors of their possible break-up came up. However, no confirmation on the claim is out.
Though, Pelphrey has not deleted IG snaps featuring Alexander. Maybe the duo is opting to keep their dating update low-key.
Currently, the Iron Fist actor has more than 109K followers on his Instagram (@tommypelphrey), while his Twitter account (@TomPelphrey) has more than 29.3K followers.
Previously, the American actor has been in relationships with Gina Tognoni and Lili Simmons.
Net Worth And Earnings In 2021
As of 2021, Tom Pelphrey has an estimated net worth of $2 million in 2021. Active in the industry for more than 16 years, the American actor's majority of fortune came through acting. All these years, he has worked in acclaimed TV roles in Guiding Light, As the World Turns, Banshee, Iron Fist, and Ozark.
Reportedly, the major leads Jason Bateman and Laura Linney earned a salary of $400,000 per episode through Ozark. So, assumptions are Pelphrey's paycheck though low than the aforementioned two but it was in the 6-digit figure.
In 2019, he worked in the film Crazy Alien, which made $327.6 million at the box office.
Currently, his other on-screen projects are on the production line: Jill (2021), American Murderer, and She Said (2022). The TV mini-series Love and Death is under pre-production.