Biography - Thomas Middleditch

Last Modified: 8th Aug, 2023
Thomas Middleditch
Best Known For
Silicon Valley (TV series)
Net Worth
$7.00M Under Review
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Thomas Steven Middleditch N/A
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March 10, 1982 (age 42)
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Mollie Gates
2015-08-22 to April 2021
Mollie Gates
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Who is Thomas Middleditch?

Thomas Middleditch is an actor, comedian, and screenwriter.

Thomas Middleditch – Age, Parents, Siblings

Thomas Middleditch was born on March 10, 1982, as Thomas Steven Middleditch. His birthplace is Nelson, British Columbia, Canada but the name of his parents is not known. But it is known that his parents are of British descent. As per siblings, he has an older brother but the name has not been shared.

Growing up Middleditch was a shy kid. All changed for good when he was cast in a school play in the eighth grade by his high school drama teacher Kim Wilson. The exposure helped him to overcome his bubble and change him from a kid who was bullied to a funny and popular kid in high school.

Source: Instagram (Thomas Middleditch with his mother and older brother)

Education, Ethnicity

Regarding Thomas Middleditch’s education, he attended the University of Victoria after graduating from high school. Soon he moved to Toronto, United States. There he enrolled at George Brown College but did not attend classes.

His ethnicity is English.

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Thomas Middleditch – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Middleditch started dating Mollie Gates and got engaged to her in June 2015. Gates is a costume designer. The couple quickly married on August 22, 2015. The intimate ceremony attended by close friends and family was held in Middleditch’s hometown of British Columbia, Canada. As for children, the couple did not have any. 

In 2019 he shared in a Playboy interview that they have an open marriage and "swinging has saved our marriage." However, in May 2020, Gates filed for divorce which was finalized in April 2021.

He is currently believed to be single.

Source: (Thomas Middleditch, Mollie Gates)

Thomas Middleditch – Career

Early Days

Thomas Middleditch invested his time in making sketches and working at a New Balance store, to sustain himself. Gradually, he moved to Chicago where he worked at The Second City and iO Theater while giving regular performances. 

He auditioned for Saturday Night Live but was not cast. However, his audition did land him a network holding deal, so he moved to New York.

While in New York, he landed minor roles in commercials including Verizon in 2017. Finally, Thomas Middleditch was cast in 2009’s Splinterheads as Justin Frost, the lead character. On March 25, 2010, he joined Hitched followed by appearances in Jake and Amir alongside Ben Schwartz.

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Career Takes Off

Several roles were played by him in the following years such as in the film Fun Size (2012), The Campaign (2012) alongside Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, Someone Marry Barry (2014), The Brass Teapot (2013), The Kings of Summer (2013), etc.

On January 30, 2013, it was announced that Thomas Middleditch had been cast as Richard Hendricks, the lead character in HBO’s Silicon Valley. Other cast members are actors T.J. Miller, Kumail Nanjiani, Zach Woods, Jimmy O. Yang, and Martin Starr. 

The series premiered on April 6, 2014, and has run a total of 5 seasons as of January 2019. The sixth season of the show is estimated to premiere in 2020.

Source: Decider (Thomas Middleditch as Richard Hendricks in Silicon Valley)

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Thomas Middleditch has also made appearances in The Office (2012), You're The Worst, The Pete Holmes Show, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero, The Final Girls (2015), The Bronze (2015), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Search Party, Tag (2018).

Furthermore, Middleditch has voiced characters in Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017) while his upcoming films include Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019).

In addition to his presence in acting, he is also known for his gaming skills. In 2015, he began streaming himself playing video games on Twitch, the site which is known to house famous players Pokimane, Stephen Boss, Josephine McAdam, IdrA, Doug Polk, Allison Holker, and Grubby, among others.

Middleditch is also active as a YouTuber. In 2014, he joined CAMP, a  CollegeHumor series on YouTube.


On the set of Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Middleditch has worked with Vera Farmiga, Kyle Chandler, Elizabeth Ludlow, Anthony Ramos, and Jason Liles.

Thomas Middleditch – Awards, Nominations

For his acting skill in the series Silicon Valley, Middleditch has had numerous prestigious nominations. He has been nominated for Critics' Choice Television Awards (2014, 2015, 2017), Satellite Awards (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Primetime Emmy Awards (2016), Gold Derby Awards (2016), etc.

Thomas Middleditch – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Middleditch is estimated at around $7 million while the figure on his annual salary is unknown.

Thomas Middleditch – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Thomas Middleditch is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook and Twitter.

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