|Full name:||Leon G. Thomas III|
|Born:||1st of August, 1993|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Actor, Singer, Songwriter|
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Biography and Family
A lot of people, especially his fans are after the reason behind the three (III) attached to his name.
Well, with regards to this, the three is there because his father bears exactly the same name Leon Thomas, except for the roman numeral, II, attached to it hence the three attached to his name serves the purpose of differentiating between him and his father
Leon G. Thomas III was born on the 1st of August, 1993, in Brooklyn, New York city, United States of America to Leon Thomas III (father) and Jayon Anthony (Mother).
He is an American actor, record producer, songwriter and singer by occupation.
There’s a generation of actors that started working in the field very early in life at a tender/young age who also achieved fame as teenagers too and Leon Thomas III of a surety belongs to that generation of actors.
The first work he engaged in was Broadway singing. He first performed at age ten in the play that was titled ‘The Lion King’.
He featured in the role of Simba in his young age hence his being called Young Simba most times.
He has performed in numerous plays and films. Also, he has achieved success in his singing career as he has released a numerous number of mixtapes already as a successful singer.
He has a younger female sibling by name Jayla.
He is famous because of the lead role of Andre Harris he took in the popular Nickelodeon television drama series “Victorious” together with Victoria Justice and Ariana Grande. He is signed to Columbia/Rostrum records.
Leon G. Thomas III’s Career
Many refer to Leon Thomas III as very a handsome guy, endowed with gifts, possesses creativity, skillful and talented.
He has debuted in two studio albums “Vibes” and “Metro Hearts” and that added fame to his name.
Leon Thomas III acting career started back in the year in 2003 as a young actor.
In 2003, at his tender age of 10, he debuted as Young Simba in Broadway production titled “The Lion King”.
Thomas III appeared as Jackie Thibodeaux in the original Broadway cast of Tony Kushner’s Caroline.
He was part of the company’s journey in its five months run in Los Angeles and San Francisco both in the United States of America.
Leon Thomas III was also featured in the Broadway production “The Color Purple”.
In 2007, Leon Thomas III featured as Arthur in the film “August Rush”. Here, he performed.
The song “La Bamba” and was the one making melodious sounds and rhythms for Tyrone in the movie “The Backyardigans”.
Leon Thomas III has also been featured as a star and guest actor on Jack’s Big Music Show and Just Jordan.
He made an appearance as Harper in the iCarly episode “iCarly Saves TV” and was featured on The Naked Brothers Band Christmas Special.
Leon Thomas became prominent on 27 March 2010 when he played the lead role of Andre Harris in the Nickelodeon popular television drama series “Victorious”.
In this series, he starred alongside with Victoria Justice and Ariana Grande, amongst others.
Leon Thomas III also appeared as Andre Harris in the crossover episode between Victorious and iCarly “iParty with Victorious”.
Added to his career history, Leon Thomas III has also performed in the episode of “True Jackson” and “VP”.
Leon III featured in the album “Victorious” and sang some of his songs, “Song 2 You” (written by him) and “Tell Me That You Love Me”.
The album, “Victorious”, a music from the popular TV Show was launched on 2 June 2012 with Leon Thomas featuring in the song.
Three days away from the above date 5 June 2012, he had released, the album “Victorious” a music from the popular TV Show and Leon III featured.
He sang the following songs by, “Countdown” and “Don’t You Forget About Me”. Production ended in The Victorious television series on July 2012 as the show’s final episode was viewed on 2 February 2013.
Nine years after he began his career life, the recording of Leo III’s first debut kicked off in early 2012.
This first debut studio album of his is called “Metro Hearts”. It finally got released on 1 August 2012.
The songs recorded in his first debut studio album ranges from “Metro Hearts” include Forever, Bad, Moving On, Vibe, Like Clay to Never Look Back.
The album also has embedded in it, a cover of “Take Care” by Drake. The cover is by Leon Thomas featuring Ariana Grande.
Furthermore in his music career life, a British group by name, Stooshe had the song, “Ain’t No Other Me” co-written by Leon.
This release featured on their debut album “London with the Lights On”.
In addition to ”Ain’t No Oher Me” co-written by Leon , Leon Thomas III also co-written four songs on Ariana Grande’s 2013 album.
Leon Thomas III: The Grammy Award and other Awards
Leon III Grammy award winning album, “Love, Marriage & Divorce”, has included in it, his work in the production as a part of “The Rascals” was included on the Grammy award winning album “Love, Marriage & Divorce”.
He also contributed as a writer on the song entitled “I’d Rather Be Broke” performed by Toni Braxton.
Leon Thomas III won the Grammy Awards for Best R&B Album (Producer/Writer) in 2015.
Aside the Grammy Awards, Leon III also has other laurels of award.
Three years after, he was given an award as the best Performance in a Feature Film and Best Supporting Young Actor (Fantasy or Drama) at the Young Artist Awards.
In 2012, he was nominated for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program (Series or Special) for his role as Andre Harris in the popular Nickelodeon television drama series “Victorious” at the NAACP Image Awards.
Furthermore, he has received the following awards
- Image award (Nominee) (2012) from Image Awards
- The steamy awards (winner) (2017) by Streamy Awards
- Student Body President (2016) by Best Ensemble Cast
- August Rush (2007)
Leon Thomas III’s Net Worth (2018)
With Hello How Are You, Sleigh Ride and Leave it All to Shine, the teenage actor has made his 0.25 million dollar fortune.
The American actor, record producer, singer and songwriter is presently one of the richest and most influential musician and actor in the United States has a net worth of $600,000 in 2018.
Leon Thomas III’s Football Team
Leon Thomas III owns a football team by name New York Angels. Aside his ownership of this football team, he is also the owner of several restaurants (the “Fat Thomas Burger” chain) in Washington.
He has his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderthomas – US). Also, Leon III and is facing the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Leon) and a fashion line called “Leon Thomas III Seduction” These are the various avenues through which Leon III makes money aside his acting career.
Some relevant information about Leon Thomas III goes thus…
- He belongs to Afro-American ethnic group.
- He is a Christian by religion and owns a house in Los Angeles, California, United states.
- His colleagues in the industry are Noah Munck & Nathan Kress.
- The 25 year old actor currently has no list of cars
- His relationship status says single and he has a straight sexuality/sexual orientation.
- About his relationship life, he is currently in no certified relationship.
- This Brooklyn citizen has a thin body & round face type.
- He is brown/black hair colored.
- He has a wavy curly hair which is medium long and reaches his neck.
- Leon keeps an afro hairstyle.
- His skin tone/complexion is tan brown and his skin type is normal.
- His moustache is beardless.
- Thomas III was a student of high school.
- Leon III is not one among the numeral celebrities that smoke.
- The brown eye colored actor is 5 feet 8 inches tall which is equivalent to 176 cm and 159 pounds wide in equivalence to 73 kg.
- His clothing style is fashionable.
- His genre of music is R & B pop.
- One could wonder why he likes appearing on blue, that’s because blue is his favorite color.
- He has no tattoo on his body.
- He engages in athletics for body building.
With a successful career in music and acting already on deck, we expect to see Leon blossom in his career.
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