Tobey Maguire Biography, Age, Wife, Kids, Movies, Awards, Net Worth, Spider Man,

Published on Nov 16, 2023 by

Real Name Tobias Vincent Maguire
Date of Birth June 27, 1975
Age 45 years
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, film producer
Years active 1989–present
Works Filmography
Wife Jennifer Meyer
Married 2007
Divorced 2017
Children 2
Sign Cancer
Country United States
Net Worth $75 million

Tobey Maguire Early Life

Tobey Maguire was born on June 27, 1975, in Santa Monica, California. He was two years old when his parents separated. His childhood was marked by numerous moves and dotted schooling. He grew up alongside his mother, secretary, who saved money and encouraged him to take acting lessons. Tobey Maguire wanted to be a cook, just like his father. It is his mother who diverts him from the stove by paying him acting lessons. His baby’s face allows him to win advertising contracts and to improve an often-difficult daily life. To gain his independence, he decides to drop out of school to become an actor.

Shortly after, he participated in numerous castings with the young Leonardo DiCaprio both become great friends. Tobey digs out small roles in series (Marshall and Simon, Walker, Texas ranger) then takes his first steps in the cinema with his accomplice Leonardo DiCaprio in the film Secret Wounds by Michael Caton-Jones in 1993. The same year, a family event will slow down its promising beginnings; his father’s arrest for bank robbery. The young actor crosses an empty passage and takes refuge in alcohol.

Tobey Maguire Wife/Marriage

Tobey Maguire married, in September 2007, Jennifer Meyer, daughter of the president of Universal Pictures studios.

Tobey Maguire Children

The couple has two children; Ruby Sweetheart Maguire (born in November 2006) and Otis Tobias Maguire (born in May 2009).

Tobey Maguire Divorce/Separation

On October 18, 2016, the couple published a press release announcing their separation.

Tobey Maguire Movies Journey

It is the director Ang Lee who will give him the opportunity by entrusting him, a role in “Ice Storm 1997” with Kevin Kline. His career took off in conjunction with a new way of life (he was registered with Alcoholics Anonymous). He notably runs under the direction of Woody Allen in Deconstructing Harry (1997), gives the reply to Reese Witherspoon in Pleasantville (1998), and is illustrated alongside Michael Douglas in Wonder Boys (2000). 

In 2002, it was the year of consecration with the Spider-Man blockbuster which was a huge commercial success. The spider-man earned him the Teen Choice Awards for Best Actor. In 2003, he appeared in the Thoroughbred biopic, the legend of “Seabiscuit 2003”. The following year, he resumed the superhero costume for Spider-Man 2, which met with the same critical and commercial success. In 2006, he varied the registers with Steven Soderbergh’s “The Good German 2006” alongside George Clooney. He took on the last role of Peter Parker in Spider-Man 3 in 2007 and is experiencing a new slump after the end of the American blockbuster.

Tobey Maguire then turns to darker roles with Brothers (2009) and The Details 2011 in which he plays tortured characters. In 2013, he sealed his reunion with Leonardo DiCaprio on the set of the film “The Great Gatsby 2013” by Baz Luhrman, of which he is the narrator. In 2015, he returned with the Pawn Sacrifice 2014.

Tobey Maguire as a Producer

Tobey Maguire has devoted himself to his activity as a producer since 2002. He notably produced “25th Hour 2002” of Spike Lee, the musical “Rock of Ages 2012” by Adam Shankman, the television series “The Spoils of Babylon 2014” in which he also plays, and more recently “The 5th Wave 2016” by J. Blakeson (2016).

Awards and Nominations

Association Year Category Nominated Work Result
Black Reel Awards 2003 Best Film 25th Hour Nominated
CinEuphoria Awards 2011 Best Actor – International Competition Brothers Won
Empire Awards 2005 Best Actor Spider-Man 2 Nominated
Golden Globe Awards 2010 Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama Brothers Nominated
Golden Schmoes Awards 2002 Favorite Celebrity of the Year N/A Nominated
Kid’s Choice Awards 2003 Favorite Male Butt Kicker Spider-Man Nominated
2005 Favorite Movie Actor Spider-Man 2 Nominated
MTV Movie + TV Awards 2003 Best Male Performance Spider-Man Nominated
Best Kiss (shared with Kirsten Dunst)   Won
2005 Best Hero Spider-Man 2 Nominated
2008 Best Fight (shared with James Franco) Spider-Man 3 Nominated
National Movie Awards 2007 Best Performance by a Male   Nominated
Online Film & Television Association Awards 2001 Best Supporting Actor Wonder Boys Nominated
People’s Choice Awards 2005 Favorite Male Action Movie Star Spider-Man 2 Nominated
Favorite On-Screen Chemistry (shared with Kirsten Dunst)   Nominated
2008 Favorite On-Screen Match-Up (shared with Kirsten Dunst) Spider-Man 3 Nominated
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2001 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Wonder Boys Nominated
Prism Awards 2010 Performance in a Feature Film Brothers Nominated
Saturn Awards 1999 Best Younger Actor/Actress Pleasantville Won
2003 Best Actor Spider-Man Nominated
2005 Best Actor Spider-Man 2 Won
2010 Best Actor Brothers Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Awards 2000 Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture The Cider House Rules Nominated
2004 Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Seabiscuit Nominated
SFX Awards 2003 Best SF or Fantasy Film Actor Spider-Man Nominated
Spike Video Game Awards 2004 Best Performance by a Male Spider-Man 2 Nominated
Teen Choice Awards 2000 Choice Movie Actor The Cider House Rules Nominated
Choice Movie: Liar Wonder Boys Nominated
2002 Choice Movie Actor: Drama/Action-Adventure Spider-Man Won
Choice Movie: Chemistry (shared with Kirsten Dunst)   Nominated
Choice Movie: Liplock (shared with Kirsten Dunst)   Won
2007 Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure Spider-Man 3 Nominated
Choice Movie: Liplock (shared with Kirsten Dunst) Spider-Man 3 Nominated
Choice Movie: Dance   Nominated
Choice Movie: Rumble (shared with James Franco, Topher Grace & Thomas Haden Church)   Nominated
2010 Choice Movie Actor: Drama Brothers Nominated
Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2000 Best Supporting Performance – Male Wonder Boys Won
Young Artist Awards 1993 Best Young Actor in a New Television Series Great Scott! Nominated

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