Tom Thacker (Musician) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Tom Thacker Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 67 kg
Date of Birth April 11, 1974
Zodiac Sign Aries
Hair Color Salt and Pepper

Tom Thacker is a Canadian musician, singer, songwriter, and producer who is known for being the lead/background vocalist and lead guitarist of the punk rock band, Gob, as well as for being a member of the rock band named Sum 41. He has contributed his skills to a number of musical projects such as Foot in Mouth DiseaseHow Far Shallow Takes YouScreaming Bloody MurderAll the Good ShitToo Late… No Friends, and World According to Gob.

Born Name

Thomas Arnold Thacker

Nick Name

Tom, Brown Tom, T’Aint, Tommy

Tom Thacker as seen while performing at Rock im Park 2017
Tom Thacker as seen while performing at Rock im Park 2017 (Stefan Brending (2eight) / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Langley, Metro Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada

Residence

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

Canadian

Occupation

Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Producer

Family

  • Father – Bernie Thacker
  • Mother – Ann Thacker
Tom Thacker clicking a selfie at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, United States in January 2020
Tom Thacker clicking a selfie at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, United States in January 2020 (Tom Thacker / Instagram)

Genre

Pop Punk, Punk Rock, Alternative Rock, Hard Rock, Melodic Hardcore, Alternative Metal, Skate Punk

Instruments

Guitar, Vocals, Keyboards

Labels

Aquarius Records, Island Records, Hopeless Records, Nettwerk Music Group, Aquarius Records/EMI, New Damage Records

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

67 kg or 147.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

White

From Left to Right - Tom Thacker, Cone McCaslin, and Stefan Wolf in Düsseldorf, Germany in January 2020
From Left to Right – Tom Thacker, Cone McCaslin, and Stefan Wolf in Düsseldorf, Germany in January 2020 (Tom Thacker / Instagram)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Lean body
  • Often wears a cap or a hat
  • Dimpled chin

Brand Endorsements

He has either endorsed or promoted a couple of brands through social media which include the likes of Deering Banjo CoErnie BallGibson, and Revv Amps.

Tom Thacker as seen while taking a mirror selfie in Altstadt, Düsseldorf, Germany in January 2020
Tom Thacker as seen while taking a mirror selfie in Altstadt, Düsseldorf, Germany in January 2020 (Tom Thacker / Instagram)

Tom Thacker Facts

  1. In 1993, he formed the punk rock band, Gob, alongside rhythm/co-lead guitarist and vocalist, Theo Goutzinakis; drummer Patrick “Wolfman Pat” Paszana, and bass guitarist Kelly Macauley.
  2. Other than the founding members, many other artists have been a part of the band over the years and some of them are Tyson Maiko, Craig Wood, Jamie Fawkes, Happy Kreter, Gabe Mantle, and Steven Fairweather.
  3. With Gob, Tom Thacker released his first full-length studio album, Too Late… No Friends, in 1995 via Mint Records. It comprised of songs such as You’re Too CoolLeave Me AloneOpen Your EyesI Want You Back Baby, and Custer’s Last 1 Nite Stand.
  4. He became a part of Sum 41 in 2006 after Dave Baksh decided to leave the band. Initially, Tom Thacker was hired as a touring guitarist who would not have any decision-making power in the band or be in videos, photoshoots, or albums of the band. However, later in 2009, he became an official member of Sum 41.
  5. As a member of Sum 41, he worked on the band’s 5th studio album, Screaming Bloody Murder, which was released on March 29, 2011, through Island Records. The album was ranked at number #5 in UK Rock Albums chart, in U.S. Billboard Rock Albums chart, and in U.S. Billboard Alternative Albums chart and its song, Blood in My Eyes, got Sum 41 nominated for the 2011 Grammy Award for “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance”.
  6. Tom Thacker has worked with the pop-punk band, The McRackins, for a couple of their releases which include What Came First? and Comicbooks and Bubblegum.
  7. He has also been cast in films like Going the Distance and Sharp as Marbles.

Featured Image by Stefan Brending (2eight) / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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