Tom Arnold Biography

Updated On Feb 10, 2019 Published On Oct 09, 2015
Facts of Tom Arnold
Date of Birth: 1959 , March-6
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Tom Arnold
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Ottumwa, Iowa, United States
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor and Comedian
Net Worth $30 million
Hair Color Black
Married Yes
Married to Ashley Groussman
Children Quinn Sophie Arnold, Jax Copeland Arnold
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Tom Arnold, full name Thomas Duane "Tom" Arnold, is one of the famous actors from the United States. He has also established himself as a comedian. He is popular in the world for portraying his role in the True Lies.

Tom Arnold: Birth Date, and Education

Tom Arnold was born on March 6, 1959, in Eldon, Missouri, the United States of America, to Linda Kay and Jack Arnold. He is an American and is white.

After being abandoned by his mother at a young age, Tom along with his six siblings was raised by their father.

The actor also went through sexual abuse by his male babysitter from 4-7.

Talking about his education, he studied at Ottumwa High School and later attended Indian Hills Community College. He finished his University education at the University of Iowa, where he studied from 1981 to 1983.

Marriage, Wife, Children & Affairs

Tom Arnold has been married four different times in his life. He was first married to Roseanne Barr. Her full name is Roseanne Cherrie Barr and she is one of the multi-talented people from the United States. Like him, she is also a comedian. She has established herself as an actress and as well the director.

They got married with the start of 1990 but dissolved this married life after four years. After that, he got married to Julie Armstrong and Shelby Roos. But both of his married life also came to an end like before.

As of 2019, he is married to Ashley Groussman.

What is his net worth?

He had hard days during his childhood days; he once also worked at the meatpacking plant. He began his career as a comedian and he is now the renowned name in the United States.

He earns a massive amount of salary from his career and his net worth is around $30 million.

Tom Arnold facts on timeline

Born in Eldon, Missouri

March 6 , 1959

Tom Arnold was from the humble background born as Thomas Duane Arnold in Eldon, Missouri, United States of America to Linda Kay and Jack Arnold. His mother abandoned him and his father he was just a child. He is an American and is white.

Began dating Roseanne Barr

1983

Like him, Roseanne Barr is also famous Comedian in the United States. While he was giving his performance in the Minneapolis, she saw him for the first time in her life. After that they began dating each other and they also had some romantic relation for few years. 

Married to Roseanne Barr

January 20 , 1990

After dating Roseanne Barr for few years, he got married with her. Her full name is Roseanne Cherrie Barr and she is one of the multi talented people from United States. Like him, she is also a comedian. She has established herself as an actress and as well the director.

Divorced with Roseanne Barr

December 9 , 1994

Tom Arnold married Roseanne Barr with the start of 1990. Before getting married with her he was an addict and he use to have the heavy use of alcohol and as well drugs. After his marriage he also continued his previous behaviors and this behavior dissolved this married life after four years.

Won GLAAD Media Awards

1993

Tom Arnold has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 1993, he won his first major award in his life and that was GLAAD Media Awards. He shared this award with his co-star. 

Won Razzie Awards

1997

Razzie Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the movie industry. He was also once crowned with this award and that was in 1997. He got his nomination in this award for portraying his role in the Won Big Bully, Carpool and The Stupids. 

Married to Julie Armstrong

July 22 , 1995

1994 was a sad year for him as he got divorced with love of this life. But with the start of 1995, news came out that he is seeing Julie Armstrong. It seems like his extra marital affairs was the main reason for his separation with his first wife. He married Julie Armstrong on 22nd July, 1995. 

Divorced with Julie Armstrong

March 30 , 1999

His married life with Julie Armstrong also came to an end after being married for about half a decade. Julie Armstrong is also one of the famous actresses in United States and she is popular for her role in the movies like The Big Empty, Bottoms Up and many more. 

Married to Ashley Groussman

November 28 , 2009

His last recorded married life is with Ashley Groussman. They got married on 28th of November, 2009. It seems like his married life with her will be for rest of his life as he also became father with her for the first time in his life. 

Married to Shelby Roos

June 29 , 2002

Tom Arnold has been married four different times in his life. He was married with Shelby Roos for the third time in his life. They got married on 29th of June, 2002. But like before it also came to an end in 2008. 

First child, Jax Copeland Arnold

April 6 , 2013

Tom Arnold became father for the first time in his life with Ashley Groussman after being married with her for about four years. She gave birth to their first child together on 6th April and it was a son and they named him Jax Copeland Arnold. 

Began his comedian career

1982

Tom Arnold had hard days during his childhood days; he once also worked at the meatpacking plant. He began his career as a comedian when he was just twenty three years old and he is now the renowned name in the United States. 

Began his acting career

1987

Tom Arnold full name Thomas Duane "Tom" Arnold is one of the famous actors from United States. He is popular in the world for portraying his role in the True Lies. His first acting role was in Roseanne. 

Joined University of Iowa

1981

He received his formal education from Ottumwa High School. While he was there he also used to work in the meatpacking plant to support his family financially. He was also enrolled at University of Iowa where he received his higher education.