If you are a fan of the Nickelodeon sitcom series Victorious, then you’d certainly remember Leon Thomas III, who portrayed the role of Andre Harris in the series. The fast-rising actor began his career when he was 10 years old and has been active in the American entertainment industry for over a decade and counting. In addition to his acting stints, he is also a renowned songwriter, musician, and record producer famous for being a member of the hip-hop crew called The Rascals.
As an actor, Leon Thomas III boasts of an impressive resume with several movies and TV shows to his credit. More so, he has released a few music singles, mixtapes, and EPs. For his outstanding performances, Leon has won a Grammy as well as a Young Artist Award for his excellent musical prowess. Learn more about him below.
Leon Thomas III – Bio (Age)
The Victorious star was born Leon G. Thomas III on the 1st day of August 1993. His birth took place in Brooklyn City of New York in the United States of America. Born into an African-American family, Leon holds American nationality. He spent his early years in Brooklyn with his parents – Jayon and Leon Thomas II as well as his sister named Jayla.
Gifted as a child, Leon developed a keen interest in the performing arts when he was very young. As a result, he was enrolled in an acting school in order to hone his skills. He also completed his basic and higher education. Nonetheless, the names of the institutions he attended have not been disclosed to the media.
Career and Rise To Fame
Leon Thomas III began his acting career at the young age of 10. He made his Broadway debut playing the role of Young Simba in the Broadway production of Lion King in 2003. After that, he followed it up with an appearance in two other Broadway musicals, Caroline, or Change and The Color Purple.
The young actor moved to the big screen in 2007, making his first film appearance in the American drama film, August Rush. He played the role of Arthur alongside Robin Williams and Keri Russell. Later in the same year, he made guest appearances in TV shows such as Jack’s Big Music Show, The Naked Brothers Band Christmas Special, iCarly, and Just Jordan.
He earned his breakthrough when he joined the cast of the hit Nickelodeon series, Victorious. Alongside Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, and Matt Benneth, among others, Leon portrayed the character of Andre Harris in the series from 2010 to 2013. Subsequently, he starred in other TV series like Satisfaction, Robot, and Monster, Fear the Walking Dead, and Insecure, etc. The actor was also seen in films such as Bad Asses (2014), Runaway Island (2015), and Detriot (2017).
Aside from movies, Leon Thomas III has equally done a great job as a hip-hop musician. He launched his music career in 2013 when he released his first single titled Hello How are You in collaboration with Wiz Khalifa. Since then, he has also released two mixtapes and one EP. More so, he formed a hip-hop group called The Rascals along with his Victorious co-stars and they have released several commercially successful albums.
Leon Thomas III’s Family, Girlfriend
Leon Thomas III comes from a middle-class Afro-American family and was born to Jayon Anthony and her husband, Leon Thomas II. As earlier stated, the actor isn’t the only child of his parents; he has a sister named Jayla whom he is very fond of. There is not much information about his parents including what they do for a living. However, the screen star always gushes over his family as he shares pictures of their happy moments on social media.
Regarding his personal life, the actor/musician isn’t so vocal when it comes to his personal life, he enjoys keeping the details of his personal life away from the prying eyes of the media. He has not been linked to anyone or in any relationship to date. Although he has had a few on-screen match-ups; nevertheless, he has not been in any known relationship. Leon is currently focused on building a lasting career for himself in the American entertainment industry.
What’s His Net Worth?
Leon Thomas III has been enjoying a blossoming acting/music career and he has been active in the American entertainment industry for over a decade and counting. He has made huge wealth from his different stints both as a musician as well as an actor and he is currently living his best life. While the exact figures of his net worth are currently unknown, some online sources have pegged his financial worth at $600 thousand.
The movie star isn’t the tallest dude out there but with a height of 5 feet 9¼ inches, Leon Thomas III will certainly not be lost in a crowd. His height is also complemented by a commensurate body weight of 72 kg. He has a well-built frame; nevertheless, his body measurements are currently not available. His other distinctive features include his dark brown eyes and brown hair with dreadlocks.