Who is Harry Holland?
Harry Robert Holland is an actor, professional videographer and photographer, perhaps best known as the younger brother of Spider-Man star and actor Tom Holland. He was born under the Zodiac sign Aquarius on 14 February 1999, in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England. As of 2021, he is 22 years old and holds British nationality.
Bio and Family
Harry was born into a very artistic family, to his parents Dominic Holland who is a comedian, author and actor, while his mother, Nicola Elizabeth Frost works as a photographer. His father is the recipient of the prestigious Perrier Best Newcomer Award for his one-man show, and also appeared and served as a recurring panelist on several game shows, such as “The Wright Stuff”, “They Think It’s All Over”, and “Never Mind the Buzzcocks”.
Besides Tom, Harry has two more siblings – twin brother, Sam, and younger brother Paddy. Sam also launched a career as an actor, and has appeared in movies such as “Roses for Lily” and “Tweet”. The youngest member of the Holland family, Paddy, is currently 16 years old and attending a high school.
Early life and Education
Following in his mother’s footsteps, he became interested in photography and video making at the age of 12. He inherited an Apple laptop from Tom, and used the camera to film himself and cut the videos. At that moment, he realized that videography and photography was the right career choice for him, with the end goal of becoming a director. One of the first videos he made was entitled “My Journey to School”, with which he entered a school competition. He also took dance classes with his brothers Tom and Sam, but was not really interested in that form of art.
In an interview, he said that he’d never been good at school, drawing or painting, but he had always admired the idea that someone could create the idea in their mind and translate it to a page. At the age of 16 he started doing photography; he would often take his mother’s camera and walk outside and take pictures. In a way, it became a perfect outlet for him and a hobby, as it helped him deal with anxiety and stress, he disclosed: ‘It was great when I would go out with my camera and headphones and listen to music. Looking at the world through a lens helped me escape my mind for a little bit, and it also makes you see the world differently.’
Regarding his education, Harry enrolled at the Roman Catholic preparatory school in Wimbledon in South West London, where he grew up. Obtaining his high school diploma, he then attended Wimbledon College with his brothers Tom and Sam.
Adamant in furthering his knowledge and gaining an academic background in photography and media, he enrolled into the Brit School for Performing Arts and Technology in Croydon.
He made his movie debut in 2012, doing extra work in the commercially successful disaster drama film “The Impossible”, sharing the screen with his brother Tom. The following year, he portrayed Prince Harry in the biographical movie “Movie” alongside Naomi Watts. In 2014 he had a minor part in the short film “Unleaded”. Even though he displayed decent acting skills, he was always drawn to work behind the camera rather than in front of it.
In 2015 he made his directorial debut with the short comedy movie “Tweet”, in which he also acted alongside his family. The following year, he worked on several projects as a director and writer, including short movies such as “Hugo Hans: Wildrunners”, “In the Middle of the Night”, and “Story Book Ending”.
In 2019 he was the production assistant for the superhero adventure movie “Spider-man: Far From Home”. The following year, Harry wrote, directed and edited the short romance film “Rose for Lily”, starring his mother, Nicola, and brothers Paddy and Sam.
Regarding his latest roles and projects, in 2021, he had a minor role in the crime drama movie ”Cherry”, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. He is also set to appear in the upcoming movie “Spider-Man: No Way Home”, portraying a drug dealer; the superhero/adventure flick will hit the theaters on 17 December 2021.
There is not much information about his private life and romantic interests, including about his dating history, and so far he hasn’t been linked to anyone. According to the reports, he is currently single.
Social Media Presence
He has amassed quite a following on his social media accounts; his Instagram has over 1.4 million followers, while his Twitter has over 135,000 followers. Harry also posts content and short videos on the TikTok platform, on which he has nearly 65,000 followers with over 100,000 likes. Additionally, he has a self-titled YouTube account with 70,000 subscribers, but it appears inactive.
What is his net worth?
As of 2021, his estimated net worth is around $5 million, which he’s earned through his career as a videographer and actor. On the other hand, his brother’s Tom wealth is estimated at around $18 million.
Physical Stats and Hobbies
Harry is 5ft 9ins tall (175cm) and weighs around 140lbs (64kgs), with physical stats 38-29-36.
His eyes are hazel, while his hair is dark brown.
He enjoys snowboarding, diving, and playing golf.
Harry is an animal lover, owns a pit bull named Tessa.
In 2017, Harry’s parents set up the so-called “The Brother’s Trust”, which aims to shine a light on charities which struggle to be heard in the highly competitive non-profit sector. The main focus of the trust is Tom Holland, but supported by his three brothers, who effectively use their social platform to give the needed exposure and awareness to certain charities and new entrepreneurs. The trust also features a podcast hosted by the Holland brothers, who engage in various topics and events. Recently the trust launched the merchandise named Childhood Cancer Awareness hoodies, a collaboration with the Momentum Children’s Charity.
Briefly about Tom Holland
Tom Holland made his movie debut in 2012, starring in the disaster drama movie “The Impossible”, which catapulted him to stardom. In addition to social recognition, his portrayal of Lucas Bennett landed him several nominations and awards, including the Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer, and Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film.
After several successful roles in movies and TV series such as “Wolf Hall”, “Locke” and “In the Heart of the Sea”, in 2015 it was announced that Tom was cast as Peter Parker, landing a six-figure deal with the Marvel Studios, initially appearing in the hit movie “Captain America: Civil War”.
His unique take on the well-known comic character further cemented his place in Hollywood, particularly as the film grossed over $1 billion at the box office.
He also made history as the second youngest person to receive a BAFTA Rising Star Award for his performance in the afore-mentioned action and adventure gem. Officially regarded as ta star on the rise, he continued to build his profile starring in various movies such as “The Lost City of Z”, “Monster Calls”, and “The Current War”.
In 2017 he starred as the titular character in the “Spider-Man-Homecoming”, and reprised his role as Peter in the blockbusters “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: End Game”.
Two years later, he reprised his role in the commercially successful sequel entitled “Spider-Man: Far From Home”, garnering nominations and awards for his performance. Regarding his upcoming projects, he is set to appear in the third installment entitled “Spider-Man: No way Home” and “Venom: Let There Be Carnage”. Recently, it was announced that Tom will play the widely-recognized character, Nathan Drake, from the popular video game “Uncharted” in the eponymous movie, set to premiere in 2022.