• Sam Holland is an aspiring actor and social media celebrity, known for being the brother of actor Tom Holland.
• He has a net worth of around $200,000, earned through his successful social media career.
• He started his professional acting career in 2012 with a role in the disaster film “The Impossible”.
• He and his twin brother Harry have collaborated on several films and videos, many of which are posted online.
• He also participates in local charities and philanthropic efforts.
Who is Sam Holland?
Sam Holland was born on 14 February 1999, in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England, and is an actor as well as a social media personality, best known for being the brother of actor Tom Holland. His brother has gained international recognition through his role as Peter Parker – or Spider-Man – in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Sam has gained fame through other means, mostly online through social media. He is also an aspiring actor.
The Net Worth of Sam Holland
As of early-2020, Sam Holland’s net worth is estimated to be over $200,000, earned through a successful career on social media. He’s gained a lot of attention for his YouTube channels on which he collaborates with his brothers.
Time will tell if he will also enter the acting field similar to his older brother.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Sam grew up in a very artistic family, with his parents encouraging all their children to pursue their creative efforts. Both of his parents worked in the entertainment industry – his older brother Tom studied to be an actor. Sam didn’t initially intend to pursue acting as he was not that interested, but as he joined his father during workdays, he soon developed an interest in it, a flame which turned into a burning passion. However, he still had a long way to go before he could reach his brother’s footsteps.
He had achieved a bit of fame thanks to his brother’s popularity, and began taking advantage of it, creating social media platforms to capitalize on the public’s curiosity. This proved successful, and both his Twitter and Instagram accounts have gained a huge following – he’s featured his older brother Tom in his accounts, alongside his twin brother Harry.
YouTube Career and Professional Acting
Sam’s twin Harry developed a different interest in film, instead of acting creating short films. Sam encouraged his twin and also gained interest in his work. The duo started collaborating, sharing their creations with the world by launching a channel on YouTube.
The video-sharing platform is one of the most popular sites on the internet, attracting a huge amount of traffic each day. The duo began promoting their work in films, posting several called “The Holland Shorts” on their channel.
In 2012, he took his first step as a professional actor, cast in the disaster film “The Impossible”, starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor. The film is based on the experience of physician Maria Belon during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, caused by a strong undersea earthquake of 9.1 magnitude on the Richter scale. The tsunami grew to above 100 feet (30 metres) once it hit land, and killed over 200,000 people in 14 countries.
It is considered one of the deadliest natural disasters in history, with India one of the most affected. The film proved successful, gaining mostly positive reviews, with Naomi Watts nominated for an Academy Award for her performance.
After his first film appearance, Sam worked alongside his older brother Tom in his first directing feature called “Tweet”. The short tells the story of a boy who visits his grandfather and helps him build a birdhouse, and also featured his father, who actined and helped with the directing.
Over the years, numerous videos of the family have surfaced, mostly taken from home videos. Fan channels and fan profiles came to light with many focusing on the Holland siblings. His next project would be his twin brother’s short film called “Roses for Lily” which was posted online. He also began taking acting lessons and was coached by Tom. After his older brother was cast as Spider-Man, the siblings then started an online competition, with the winners gaining free tickets to the premiere of “Spider-Man: Homecoming”.
The brothers even created a specific YouTube channel to announce the winners, however, he wasn’t present during the premiere for reasons not shared with the public – the rest of his family were seen walking the red carpet.
One of his latest projects is a video called “The Holland Boys: Tom Holland and his Brothers” which is another YouTube feature.
Brother – Tom Holland
Thomas Stanley Holland studied at The BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology, intending to pursue a career in acting. He started by performing in numerous theatrical productions in Britain, before eventually gaining his Hollywood breakthrough with a role in “The Impossible”. He was subsequently cast as Spider-Man, with the reboot of the character intended for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, who is one of the most internationally recognized and celebrated superheroes from Marvel Comics.
.@TomHolland1996's dreams of starring in a @Pixar movie have come true, but he tells @ABC7Veronica that he and @prattprattpratt may have had a bit too much fun on set…@pixaronward hits theaters on March 6! #TomHolland #Onward pic.twitter.com/nORaTUO5e3
— On The Red Carpet (@OnTheRedCarpet) February 19, 2020
He made his first appearance as the character in “Captain America: Civil War”, which led to his first solo film, “Spider-Man: Homecoming”. He became an international star thanks to this performance, and also appeared in the subsequent Avengers films “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame”.
One of his latest films as the character is “Spider-Man: Far From Home”, which was released in 2019 and deals with the aftermath of Endgame from his perspective. While Holland is largely known for portraying Peter Parker, he’s also achieved a lot of success for his work outside the MCU.
Some of his other films include “In the Heart of the Sea” and “The Current War”. He’s won numerous awards during his career including at the Hollywood Film Awards, Goya, Teen Choice, Saturn, Young Artist, and London Film Critics’ Circle Awards.
It is known that Sam is single, as he and his twin brother are still young, apparently with no intention of pursuing romance. With his older brother’s success, he hopes to one day make a breakthrough in the industry as well.
He continues honing his skills in acting, though his popularity on social media may have diverted his attention somewhat.
During his free time, he enjoys participating in various charitable endeavors. He has worked mainly with The Brothers Trust Charity, which he established alongside his siblings. He also collaborates with The Lunchbowl Network, an organization that aims to help malnourished children in Kenya. Another cause he works with is Momentum, which was established by Kensington hospital, where he and his siblings were born in.