Tobey Maguire is an American actor and film producer. He is best known for his role as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy. His other major films include Pleasantville, The Cider House Rules, Wonder Boys, Seabiscuit, The Good German, Brothers and The Great Gatsby. He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe Awards and received two Saturn Awards, including one for Best Actor. He established his own production company in 2012 called Material Pictures and co-produced Good People that same year. In 2014, he produced and starred as Bobby Fischer in Pawn Sacrifice.
Tobias Vincent Maguire
Actor, Film Producer
Birthday / Date of Birth
Tobey Maguire was born on the 27th of June 1975, in Santa Monica, California, United States.
He’s currently 44 years old.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Tobey father is of Austrian, Irish, Puerto Rican, French, German and Danish descent while his mother is of English descent.
Maguire entertained the idea of becoming a chef and wanted to enroll in a home economics class as a sixth grader. The transient nature of his school years began to take a toll on Maguire emotionally and after another relocation for his freshman year, he dropped out of high school and did not return. Instead, he pursued an acting career. He did not complete high school but he was awarded the General Educational Development certificate in 2000.
- Father – Vincent Maguire (Construction worker and Cook)
- Mother – Wendy (née Brown) (Secretary, who later turned into a producer and a screenwriter)
- Siblings – Vincent Jr. (Half-Brother), Timothy (Half-Brother), Jopaul Epp (Half-Brother), Weston Epp (Half-Brother)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Tobey Maguire has dated –
- Sara Gilbert (1993–1996) – Tobey dated actress Sara Gilbert from the sitcom Roseanne for three years until 1996.
- Rashida Jones (1997–2000) – Rashida and Tobey had a three and a half years long relationship that ended in the year 2000, prior to Tobey’s famous role as Spiderman.
- Kirsten Dunst (2001) – During the Spiderman movie shooting, Maguire was RUMORed to be dating his co-star, Kirsten Dunst in April 2001. The rumor began when the director Sam Raimi was interviewed and asked about it. However, any sort of such relationship was denied by both of them.
- Jennifer Meyer (2003–2017) – Maguire met jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer in 2003 while he was shooting the movie Seabiscuit at Universal Studios and they became engaged in April 2006. Their daughter was born in November 2006. Maguire and Meyer married on September 3, 2007, in Kona, Hawaii. Their second child a son, was born in May 2009. In October 18, 2016, the couple announced their separation after nine years of marriage. In 2017, they were officially divorced.
- Tatiana Dieteman (2018-Present) – In early 2018, Tobey started dating model, Tatiana Dieteman. They are seen together on many outings together.
- In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
- In centimeters – 173 cm
- In meters – 1.73 m
- In Kilograms – 71 kg
- In Pounds – 155 lbs
His shoe size is 9 (US).
Tobey is best known for his role as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007). His other major films include Pleasantville (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999), Wonder Boys (2000), Seabiscuit (2003), The Good German (2006), Brothers (2009) and The Great Gatsby (2013).
In 1989, Tobey first appeared in the adventure comedy-drama movie called The Wizard for his role as Goon, though, he was not credited for it. His first credited role was, however, in the movie This Boy’s Life in 1993 as Chuck Bolger.
In 1989, Tobey first television appearance was in TV film Rodney Dangerfield: Opening Night At Rodney’s Place as Boy No. 3.
Tobey Maguire did his very first commercial for Doritos when he was in his eighth grade. He has appeared in several other TV commercials such as for McDonald’s (1990), Atari Lynx when he was young. In 2008, he appeared in a Stand Up To Cancer Dot Org commercial alongside Keanu Reeves, Morgan Freeman and Sidney Poitier.
Awards & Nominations
|Black Reel Awards||2003||Best Film||25th Hour||Nominated|
|CinEuphoria Awards||2011||Best Actor – International Competition||Brothers||Won|
|Empire Awards||2005||Best Actor||Spider-Man 2||Nominated|
|Golden Globe Awards||2010||Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama||Brothers||Nominated|
|Golden Schmoes Awards||2002||Favorite Celebrity of the Year||N/A||Nominated|
|Kid’s Choice Awards||2003||Favorite Male Butt Kicker||Spider-Man||Nominated|
|2005||Favorite Movie Actor||Spider-Man 2||Nominated|
|MTV Movie + TV Awards||2003||Best Male Performance||Spider-Man||Nominated|
|2005||Best Hero||Spider-Man 2||Nominated|
|2008||Best Fight||Spider-Man 3||Nominated|
|National Movie Awards||2007||Best Performance by a Male||Nominated|
|Online Film & Television Association Awards||2001||Best Supporting Actor||Wonder Boys||Nominated|
|People’s Choice Awards||2005||Favorite Male Action Movie Star||Spider-Man 2||Nominated|
|Favorite On-Screen Chemistry||Nominated|
|2008||Favorite On-Screen Match-Up||Spider-Man 3||Nominated|
|Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards||2001||Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Wonder Boys||Nominated|
|Prism Awards||2010||Performance in a Feature Film||Brothers||Nominated|
|Saturn Awards||1999||Best Younger Actor/Actress||Pleasantville||Won|
|2005||Best Actor||Spider-Man 2||Won|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards||2000||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||The Cider House Rules||Nominated|
|2004||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||Seabiscuit||Nominated|
|SFX Awards||2003||Best SF or Fantasy Film Actor||Spider-Man||Nominated|
|Spike Video Game Awards||2004||Best Performance by a Male||Spider-Man 2||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||2000||Choice Movie Actor||The Cider House Rules||Nominated|
|Choice Movie: Liar||Wonder Boys||Nominated|
|2002||Choice Movie Actor: Drama/Action-Adventure||Spider-Man||Won|
|Choice Movie: Chemistry||Nominated|
|Choice Movie: Liplock||Won|
|2007||Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure||Spider-Man 3||Nominated|
|Choice Movie: Liplock||Spider-Man 3||Nominated|
|Choice Movie: Dance||Nominated|
|Choice Movie: Rumble||Nominated|
|2010||Choice Movie Actor: Drama||Brothers||Nominated|
|Toronto Film Critics Association Awards||2000||Best Supporting Performance – Male||Wonder Boys||Won|
|Young Artist Awards||1993||Best Young Actor in a New Television Series||Great Scott!||Nominated|
Tobey Maguire Favorites
- Favorite Color – Red
- Favorite Game – Chess
- Favorite Food – Tobey loves eating Tofu and nuts which he adds on almost everything that he eats. He also enjoys eating pasta and vegetarian pizza with broccoli toppings. Tobey is a vegan so dislikes eating meat.
Tobey Maguire Net worth
Tobey Maguire has an estimated net worth of $75 million dollars as of 2019.
Social Media Profiles
- Twitter – Tobey Maguire
Some Lesser Known Facts About Tobey Maguire
- In 1989, Tobey Maguire initially started off as a TV actor in bit part roles in series like Roseanne and Blossom; however, his first appearance in a film was in a non speaking minor role in the film The Wizard.
- Tobey was once bribed a sum of $100 by his mother to attend drama classes instead of choosing home economics to become a chef.
- In 1992, he was supposed to play the male lead in the show Great Scott but the show was cancelled.
- In 1993, Tobey Maguire was cast in the film This Boy’s Life alongside Robert De Niro and a young Leonardo di Caprio. Maguire was cast in the role of a teenager who was a friend of the character played by di Caprio.
- In 1995, Tobey Maguire was cast in a leading role in the film Empire Records but due to his problems with alcoholism he midway pulled out of the film.
- In 1998, Maguire appeared in the film Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and followed it up with a lead role in the critically acclaimed The Cider House Rules and Wonder Boys.
- He is a dedicated PETA contributor and was named as the World’s Sexiest Vegetarian in the year 2002 by the same organization.
- Tobey loves to cook and do yoga.
- Tobey earned $26 million for working in the first two Spider-Man movies.
- In 2001, Maguire took a role that featured his youthful-sounding voice, a beagle puppy named Lou, in the family movie Cats & Dogs.
- In 2002, he bought a mansion in the Beverly Hills worth $3.5 million with the earnings from the first Spider-Man released.
- Tobey had to lose 25 pounds for playing Red Pollard in the 2003 movie, Seabiscuit.
- In 2004, Maguire took up tournament poker. He has finished in the money in several events and has been tutored by poker professional Daniel Negreanu. Maguire can be seen on ESPN’s coverage of the 2005, 2006 and 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event Championship.
- In 2006, he appeared in the film The Good German in a negative role and also appeared in a guest role in the film Tropic Thunder alongside Robert Downey Jr.
- In 2012, Maguire was a co-producer of Good People. That same year he also established his own production company, Material Pictures, which secured independent financing in 2013 to help it produce more feature films.
- In 2013, he starred in Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby alongside Leonardo di Caprio and followed it up with Pawn Sacrifice.
- In 2014, he produced and starred as Bobby Fischer in Pawn Sacrifice.