-• Thomas Barbusca is an award-winning American actor best known for his roles in "The Mick" and "Black Monday".
-• He was born in Tom River, New Jersey and inspired to act by his older sister Brielle.
-• Thomas has been homeschooled since his career picked up.
-• He has appeared in award-winning commercials and films, and is currently working on several projects.
-• He has a net worth of $500,000 as of 2021, and is single.
Who is Thomas Barbusca?
Thomas Barbusca is an American award-winning actor, probably best recognized from playing Chip Pemberton in the TV series “The Mick” (2017-2018), and also as Werner in the TV series “Black Monday” (2021), in addition to several other notable roles that he’s already secured in his young but fruitful career.
Thomas Barbusca Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Thomas Barbusca was born on 3 March 2003 under the Pisces zodiac sign, in Tom River, New Jersey USA. The son of Italian-Americans Louie Barbusca and his wife Debra, his grandfather Gaetano was a part of the Italian mob, and was killed in 1974.
Thomas has an older sister, Brielle who is now also an actress, and best known to the world as Jaden Kagan in the TV series “The Starter Wife”. Inspired by his older sister, Thomas pursued acting early on, and moved to Los Angeles. He has been homeschooled since his career has picked up, as he doesn’t have time for regular school.
Once in Los Angeles with his sister, the ginger-haired six-year-old boy was overwhelmed by offers from agencies, and he easily booked appearances in award-winning commercials such as for Dominos, Kraft, Ford, JC Penny, and many others. Unfortunately, his sister’s struggles brought him and the family back to New Jersey, however, he returned on screen in 2012, with his acting debut in a minor role in the TV series “Conan”.
The same year, he was chosen for the guest role as Donny in the TV series “The New Normal”, which he reprised in 2013. The following year brought him one of his first major roles, as Link McNeil in the TV series “Grey’s Anatomy”, portraying the character in five episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-winning series, while he took home the Young Artist Award in the category for Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actor 10 and Under. The same year, he featured in the comedy-drama film “The Last Time You Had Fun”, and in 2015 appeared as Drew in the TV series “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp”.
Rise to Prominence
Thomas was leaping forward as his career was progressing in stunning fashion, first with a guest role in the TV anthology series “American Horror Story” in 2015, and in 2016 he starred in the comedy film “Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life”, co-starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham and Alexa Nisenson. Next, Thomas co-starred as Chip Pemberton in the comedy film “The Mick”, alongside Kaitlin Olson and Sofia Black-D’Elia. From 2019 to 2020, he appeared as Alex Piper in the TV series “Schooled”, and appeared in the comedy-drama film “Big Time Adolescence” (2019), and the same year also appeared in the TV series “Arrested Development”.
He began 2020 with the role of a High School Student #2 in the TV series “The Real Bros of Simi Valley”, and continued his career with a voice role as Aeden in the animated series “Solar Opposites”. He has had several successful projects in 2021, including the role of Reid in the TV comedy-drama series “Chad”, with Nasim Pedrad, Saba Homayoon and Paul Chahidi in the lead roles, and has joined the main cast of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated comedy series “Black Monday”, co-starring Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Paul Scheer.
He’s now working on several projects, including the mystery-drama film “Luckiest Girl Alive”, starring Scoot McNairy, Justine Lupe and Mila Kunis, scheduled to premiere in 2022, and is set to appear in the TV sci-fi series “Scroll Wheel of Time”, which is yet to receive its release date.
Personal life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single?
When it comes to his personal life, Thomas has been rather shy in sharing information about his aspirations. His secretive nature has created a few rumors about his sexuality, including that he’s a homosexual.
However, he hasn’t said anything on these allegations and according to reports, Thomas is currently single and focused mainly on his rising career.
As of late 2021, Thomas Barbusca’s net worth has been estimated to be around $500,000, earned through his successful career, appearing in over 40 film and TV titles so far in less than a decade.
Appearance and Body Measurements
The prominent actor has brown hair and brown eyes, stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.66m), while he weighs approximately 93lbs (42kgs). His vital statistics are currently unknown, while he has a slim figure.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
His second talent is music, and Thomas is now a prolific guitarist, though he hasn’t pursued music professionally. He loves listening to hip-hop and the R&B music genres.
He spends his free time having fun with friends, and one of his hobbies are skateboarding and playing basketball.
He loves exploring nature as he’s rather active outdoors, taking a walk or hiking.
Thomas dreams of becoming a film director and if he is ever to make a movie, his main stars would be Margot Robbie, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie.
Thomas Barbusca’s Sister, Brielle Barbusca – Short Bio
Brielle Barbusca was born on 2 November 1998, in New Jersey USA. She launched her acting career at an early age, making her debut in 2003 with a minor role in the TV series “Queens Supreme”. Some of her most prominent roles include the part of Jaden Kagan in the TV mini-series “The Starter Wife”, then as Faith in the TV series “Scandal” (2014), and in 2019 she appeared in the film “Big Time Adolescence”.
Brielle Barbusca’s net worth has been estimated to be around $500,000 as of late 2021.