Thomas Gibson is arguably America’s most prominent actor and director for playing the magnificent role in the CBS television series Chicago Hope and Aaron Hotchner on the series Criminal Minds alongside stars like A. J Cook, Adam Rodriguez, and Cody Saintgnue. Gibson has also received nominations from various awards, including the OFTA Television Award for his outstanding work in Dharma & Greg.
Personal Life: Age, Parents, & Educational Background
Thomas Gibson on July 3, 1962, making his age 59 years now. He is a Charleston, South Carolina, United States native, holding an American nationality. His parents are Charles M. “Mac” and Beth Gibson. Reportedly, he grew up alongside his brother Charles Gibson and two sisters, Anne and Elizabeth.
The actor was raised Catholic, whose mother was a social worker, and his father was a lawyer and liberal Democrat. Additionally, his dad, Charles M. Gibson, served in the South Carolina state Senate and House.
Gibson developed his interest in acting, which inspired his parents to indulge his love for arts and sports by endorsing him up for golf lessons. He entered Little Theater School and later graduated from Bishop England High School. Between 1979 to 1981, he attended the College of Charleston.
After that, he became an intern at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, where he was reassured to implement to the Juilliard School. Similarly, Gibson won a scholarship to Juilliard’s Drama Division, from where he obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1985.
Everything On His Career
Thomas Gibson started acting at the age of nine in children’s theater. He became a Young Charleston Theater Company member and began his classical theater training. The actor also interned at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival while in college. During that time, he was part of the cast for Seize the Street: The Skateboard Musical and A Map of the World.
His breakthrough came in 1964 when he starred as Sam Fowler in the tv series, Another World. Further, Chicago Hope alum starred as Aaron Hotchner in the CBS television series Criminal Minds. But he was suspended following an on-set altercation with a writer-producer on August 11, 2016. Formerly, he directed six episodes of Criminal Minds being nominated for three Primetime Emmys.
Likewise, he played the character of a conservative lawyer wedded to a free-spirited yoga tutor Dharma, in the Dharma &Greg series (1997-2002). He also acted in two American sitcoms, such as Hot in Cleveland and Two and a Half Men. Meanwhile, the Criminal Minds cast has shared the screen with renowned actors, including Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman.
Apart from acting, Gibson presented his voice for the film Son of Batman as Slade Wilson/ Deathstroke. And in 2018, he appeared as a Colonel Branson in Shadow Wolves. Additionally, he has hosted several shows, including the 2nd Annual SAG Foundation Golf Classic with Criminal Minds castmate Joe Mantegna.
Thomas Married Life: How Many Children Does He Have?
Reflecting on his personal life, Thomas Gibson is a single man who married Christine Parker in 1993. Together the ex-duo has three children, namely Travis Carter Gibson, Agatha Marie Gibson, and James Parker Gibson.
And in 2014, the actor filed for a divorce, but he had already issued a statement admitting his separation from his spouse. Also, the court commanded Gibson to pay $3,000 per month to support his children finalizing the divorce on February 14, 2018.
Apart from that, Gibson’s son, Travis, is also an actor featured in the Season 10 episode Boxed In of Criminal Minds.
How Much Is Gibson Worth?
The actor has a net worth estimated at around $18 million. As per Celebrity Net Worth, he receives a salary of $5 million. Besides, Gibson has worked in numerous films and television series from where he makes most of his gains.
Apart from that, he has starred in Far and Away, which had a budget of $60 million, the collected box office of $137.8 million. He also played in Eyes Wide Shut, which revenued box office of $162.1 million, and its budget was $65 million.
Furthermore, the renowned figure also makes a profit from sponsorship and advertisement deals. He has appeared in several commercials. According to the Influencer Marketing Hub, he makes $2,369.25 – $3,948.75 from a single post on Instagram.
And with such a massive earning, he surely lives a lavish life and often flaunts his life through his social media handles. Gibson resides in San Antonio, TX and the average cost of living in the respective place is pretty huge. The media home in San Antonio costs around $220,300.