|Boston Tom Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||July 11, 1995|
Boston Tom is an American social media star and actor, best known for his appearances in the web series The Fine Brothers, later FBE YouTube channel’s Teens React (2012-2015). On it, his and the reaction of other teenagers to various shocking or comedic things were filmed, edited, and published in an interesting format, which drew in a large audience. As he grew older, he was moved to the Adults React web series starting in 2015, and was also a part of the “Fine Brothers Entertainment (FBE)” spinoff web series Opinions (2014-2015), Advice (2014-2015), Gaming (2014-2016), Lyric Breakdown (2014-2017), Try Not to Smile or Laugh (2015-2017), and People vs. Food (2016-2018). In 2017, Tom was also given the chance to be one of the hosts of their web series Challenge Chalice which he did successfully. Before he became a well-known social media star, Tom tried out as an actor, and had roles in multiple short movies, as well as guest roles in TV series such as Criminal Minds (2012) as 15 Year Old Tommy Yates, Killer Kids (2014) as Aaron Bixler, and Jerry in the theatrical release F*&% the Prom (2017).
On October 29, 2014, he also created his YouTube channel under the name BostonTom which has amassed more than 500k subscribers and more than 18 million views. On it, Tom filmed comedy skits and random videos with his roommate and a fellow YouTuber, Brian Redmon, as well as challenges, reactions, vlogs, DIY, household, and clothing projects, hosted “honest news” and discussions, and created life hacks, pranks, and fun quizzes. He has also collaborated with the fellow cast members of various REACT web series. Tom also showcased his passion for video games by becoming a regular streamer of the game Fortnite: Battle Royale on the Twitch platform starting in 2017. He has also garnered a large fanbase online with more than 300k followers on Instagram and more than 100k followers on Twitter.
New Jersey, United States
Santa Monica, California, United States
Tom attended Silver Lake Regional High School in Kingston, Massachusetts, United States, as the class of 2013.
Social Media Star, Actor
- Siblings – He has 2 brothers.
- Others – Charlie (Nephew), Layla (Niece)
Boston Tom is represented by Cunningham Escott Slevin & Doherty (CESD) (Talent Agent Voice, Commercial) in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
65 kg or 143.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
He is of American descent.
Boston Tom has endorsed brands such as –
- Nutter Butter
- Poshmark Smartphone App
- Armitron Watch
- Hustle Castle Smartphone Video Game
- Fender Guitars
- What’s That Smell
- Hollister Co.
Best Known For
- Appearing on web series such as Teens React (2012-2015), Opinions (2014-2015), Advice (2014-2015), Gaming (2014-2016), Lyric Breakdown (2014-2017), Try Not to Smile or Laugh (2015-2017), and People vs. Food (2016-2018), as well as Adults React, starting in 2015
- His guest roles in TV shows such as 15 Year Old Tommy Yates in Criminal Minds (2012) and Aaron Bixler in Killer Kids (2014)
- Making his debut theatrical film appearance with a role of Jerry in F*&% the Prom (2017)
- His social media fanbase with more than 500k subscribers on YouTube and more than 300k followers on Instagram
Boston Tom made his theatrical film debut as Jerry in the comedy, drama movie F*&% the Prom in 2017.
First Web Show
Boston Tom made his first web show appearance as ‘Himself’ in the Teens React to Gangnam Style episode of the comedy series, Teens React in August 2012.
First TV Show
Boston Tom made his first TV show appearance as 15 Year Old Tommy Yates in the Profiling 101 episode of the crime-drama series, Criminal Minds in May 2012.
Boston Tom Favorite Things
- Singer – Ariana Grande
- Book – Everyone Poops by Tarō Gomi (1993)
- Movie – Forrest Gump (1994)
- TV Show – That ’70s Show (1998-2006)
- Band – The Beatles
- Swear Word – F*ck
- Pokemon – Squirtle
- Pie Flavor – Boston Cream Pie
- Disney Movies – Air Bud (1997), Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge (2001), Cool Runnings (1993), Inspector Gadget (1999), Hercules (1997), Flubber (1997)
- Star Wars Character – Obi-Wan Kenobi
- Superhero – The Flash
- Dog Breed – Pug
- Video Game – Kingdom Hearts
- Video Game Genres – Horror, Jumpscare, Role-Playing, Hack & Slash
- Colors – Blue, Orange
- Twitch Streamer – CourageJD
Boston Tom Facts
- Tom joked that he was made of “90% sarcasm and 10% eyebrows.”
- According to his social media biography, he’s good at riding Heelys, the shoes made with a small wheel on the heel, and can also make “a mean Robert De Niro face.”
- When he 1st started out with YouTube, he used to procrastinate a lot because he thought the lack of filming equipment stopped him from making quality videos. Tom later realized that all he needed was an internet connection, a smartphone, and a computer, even a weaker one than he anticipated.
- He would love to re-appear in a future episode of the TV series Criminal Minds but has jokingly said he won’t be invited back because he stabbed a guy in the last one.
- His celebrity man crush is Justin Timberlake.
- He had his 1st kiss in the 7th grade.
- Tom lost his virginity between the ages of 17 and 18 but lied to his friends that he had already done it when he was 16 years old.
- He isn’t the biggest fan of long-distance relationships. He does acknowledge that they’re very much possible if people are at a mature age and trust their partner won’t cheat.
- Tom’s most embarrassing moment was when he dreamed he had to teach someone how to pee. In reality, he woke up having peed his bed.
- The most embarrassing fart story Tom remembers dates back to the 7th grade when he was in middle school. During a ‘Silent Reading’ class, where everyone sat at lunch to read for at least 20 minutes, he had to “let one loose,” and it was very loud. He pretended it wasn’t him and kept reading, even though everyone looked at him.
- If Tom went to Hogwarts, the school for wizards from the Harry Potter franchise, he would be sorted into Gryffindor.
- The one thing he regrets from high school is not pursuing drama club. He enrolled in the classes and liked it, but kept thinking that he wasn’t “cool and popular” enough and stopped.
- One of his favorite moments from his childhood was when his 7-year old niece pushed his brother in the rush to get cookies, and he got burned on the cookie tray trying to fight her off.
- YouTubers that inspired him to start his own channel in 2014 and make videos were ‘The Fine Brothers,’ ‘The Vlog Brothers,’ Markiplier, JacksFilms, Grace Helbig, among a few others.
- If he could have a superpower, it would be the ability to stop time.
- His favorite character in The Walking Dead TV show was Bob Stookey, but he died in season 5.
- If Tom could play any professional sport, he would be a mini-golfer.
- He has 2 dogs named L-roy and Emmett. Tom also really wants to have a pug, which is his favorite dog breed. However, he also wholeheartedly loves traveling, which prevents him from getting one.
- He prefers cats over frogs, even though he likes seeing or playing with frogs in video games.
- The best decision of his life as of November 2015 was moving to California, United States from Boston, Massachusetts, United States, where he grew up with his 2 brothers.
- In 2016, Tom stated that if Donald Trump became the President of the United States, he would build a wall around his house and make Donald pay for it.
- If he had to use fruit as a weapon, Tom would pick a banana because everyone would be “slipping and sliding around.”
- He is a big fan of the TV series Drake & Josh (2004-2007) and has tried recreating their iconic looks with his roommate Brian in mid-2019.
Featured Image by Boston Tom / Instagram