Tom Sizemore is one man who has had a lot going on around him but managed to keep a thriving career in Hollywood as an actor of both film and television series in addition to his work as a producer.
The actor who was once plagued with drug addiction that nearly crashed his film career bounced back and has several top-notch movies to his credit. However, Tom is yet in another dilemma as he was recently apprehended for possessing hard drugs in California. Know all about the run-in with the law, his bio, body stats, and net worth as you read on.
Tom Sizemore – Biography
American actor Tom Sizemore was born Thomas Edward Sizemore Jr. and he was raised in a Roman Catholic home by his parents, Thomas Edward Sizemore, Sr., a lawyer and philosophy professor and his mum Judith Sizemore. His birth details are given as 29th of November, 1961 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. Tom is said to have studied at Michigan State University for one year, after which he proceeded to Wayne State University. In 1986, he graduated from the Temple University where he bagged a master’s degree in theatre. In the search for greener pastures, he relocated to New York City to enhance his opportunities.
Tom Sizemore started building his career as an American film actor, a television actor and producer since 1989 and he is said to have come into the limelight when Oliver Stone cast him as Vet – Villa Dulce in Born on the Fourth of July. Over time, he became popular for his supporting roles in films such as Harley Davidson and Marlboro Man which were released in 1991, and also Passenger 57, True Romance, Natural Born Rude Awakening, Killers and in recent times, he can be seen in films like Blue Line, House Rule and 2018 The Immortal War among many other films. He also has diverse series he has featured in so far during the course of his career.
The 57-year-old, Tom Sizemore is known for his tough guy acting roles both in movies and real life, it has given him a fair share of trouble. Nevertheless, Tom has been able to keep his net worth afloat at a tidy $3 million. His sources of income which are from his acting in television and films, as well as voice acting and production, have contributed immensely to this figure.
However, sources have it that the talented actor could have made more but due to the fact that Tom Sizemore has spent a huge part of his earnings to settle diverse court cases which range from issues with drug addiction which he developed at age 15, assault and even woman battery.
Body Stats: Height, Weight
Tom Sizemore is a gallantly built man who has a well-structured body stature and stands tall at a height of 5 ft 10 inches. The actor weighs approximately 182 pounds.
Is Tom Sizemore Single or Married?
In 1996, a love journey began for Tom Sizemore and his actress sweetheart Maeve Quinlan when they tied the nuptial knot. Sadly, their marriage lasted only 3 years due to his drug problems and they divorced in 1999.
After his failed marriage, the actor never got married again but was into several relationships with the likes of Elizabeth Hurley in 1998, Heidi Fleiss in 2003, and Janelle McIntire through whom Sizemore became a father when she birthed their twins named Jayden Sizemore and Jagger Sizemore in July 2005.
Is Tom Sizemore Dead or Alive?
It is worth knowing that Tom Sizemore is still very much alive and though he is currently facing allegations of drug possession, the actor is hale and hearty.
Tom Sizemore is notable for his love for hard drugs for which he has been arrested on several occasions, sent to jail, been on probation and also punished severely on several occasions. In addition to that, Tom has been involved in a sex scandal, woman battery, and child sexual molestation.
However, Tom Sizemore is said to have been able to pull through over the years, owing to the undying love of his mother Judith and friend Robert De Niro. According to a 2001 interview with The Calgary Sun, he entered a drug rehabilitation program in 1998 after they compelled him to. After completing rehabilitation, he gave back to society by counselling adolescents involved in substance abuse. In 2010, Tom appeared as a patient/cast member on VH1’s third season of Celebrity Rehab with his ex-girlfriend Heidi Fleiss because of whom he was arrested for assault and battery.
With respect to his recent arrest, the question running through the minds of many people is whether Tom Sizemore has relapsed to his old ways as the story that hit the media early in 2019, 5th of January to be precise, was that the actor was found with drugs, as well as being arrested for bad behaviour in the city of Burbank in California.