Tom Savini is a well known American actor, stuntman, film director and a prosthetic makeup artist. He is well known for appearing in the films like Dawn of the Dead and Django Unchained, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
Tom Savini's early years and college
Tom Savini (age 70) was born on 3rd November 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is well known as Makeup Artist and effect designer. His Birth name is Thomas Antonia Savini.
He pursued his education from Carnegie-Mellon University with Journalism and later graduated from Point Park University as well. Tom Savini belongs to American Nationality and his Ethnicity is Italian.
Tom Savini's career
As soon as he completed his education from Point Park University, Tom Savini went to Vietnam where he worked as a War combats Photographer for US Army.
In 1970, Tom Savini started working as special make-up and effect on horror movies such as Friday the 13th, featuring Kevin Bacon and Dawn of the Dead, starring Ken Foree and Diary of the Dead, alongside Tatiana Maslany, who is in a relationship with Tom Cullen and others.
After gathering all the experiences and knowledge from his past movies, in 1984 Tom Savini started working as Director and launched a TV show of three episodes “Tales from the Darkside”.
Later he Directed Night of the Living Dead, Chill factor: House Call, The Theatre Bizarre and upcomingNightmare City. During his Struggling days, he won and was nominated for numerous awards. Tom Savini won Saturn Award for Best Makeup in 1985.
In addition to that, Tom Savini has also written a number of books, worked as a director on Television, screen and also on stage.
Tom Savini's personal life
In 1984, Tom Savini got married to his girlfriend Nancy Hare and have three children; Lia Savini, Lon Savini, and Audrey Savini.
The couple has been happily married for almost 34 years and are leading a blissful life along with their children.
Tom Savini's net worth
The actual net worth of Tom Savini is still not flashed to his fans. However, he earns a lucrative sum of money from being a make-up artist. Some tabloids have estimated Tom Savini's net worth to be about $5 million.
Tom has also earned quite well from the movies that he's been cast on, but he has still not disclosed the figures in his salary.