|TomSka Quick Info
|5 ft 10 in
|Date of Birth
|June 27, 1990
TomSka is a British YouTuber, director, writer, producer, actor, voice actor, and musician who is best known for creating the animated comedy web series asdfmovie, Eddsworld, and Crash Zoom. He runs a self-titled YouTube channel where he posts vlogs, skits, sketch comedy videos, and animated clips and where he has amassed more than 6.5 million subscribers. He is also popular on other social media platforms with more than 500k followers on Twitter and more than 200k followers on Instagram. TomSka has produced short films for global TV networks like BBC and Comedy Central and in 2012, had founded a media production company called Turbopunch Ltd. He has also authored the books Art is Dead: the asdf book (2015) and Sam Kills Christmas (2018).
Thomas James Ridgewell
Essex, England, United Kingdom
Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom
TomSka, after his high school graduation, had joined the Long Road Sixth Form College in Cambridge. He then attended the University of Lincoln from where he graduated with a degree in media production.
YouTuber, Director, Writer, Producer, Actor, Voice Actor, Musician
- Siblings – He had a twin sister, who had been named Amelia, who died prenatally after his mother suffered severe injuries in a car accident.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
TomSka has dated –
- Jenny Bingham (2011-2013)
Race / Ethnicity
He is of English, Scottish and German descent on his father’s side and Ashkenazi Jewish (Russian and Ukrainian), Irish, and English descent on his mother’s side.
- Taper Quiff Hairstyle
- Mildly stocky frame
- Affable smile
- Sports a rugged beard
- He was interested in cameras and editing as a child and had made several short films using his parents’ video camera. He had also created a website called CakeBomb where he used to upload animated videos from a web series called asdfmovie, several of which went viral.
- While he was studying at the University of Lincoln, he had created several unofficial advertisements for the university which went on to receive millions of views. He was almost rusticated from the university as one of those videos was a parody with inappropriate content. However, he was forgiven when the viewership of that video started to skyrocket.
- In addition to his primary self-titled YouTube channel, he also runs another channel called DarkSquidge where he posts vlogs and behind-the-scenes footage from his first channel. He also engages in social commentary on the channel where he discusses topics such as mental health, s*xual health, and body positivity. The channel has amassed more than 1.5 million subscribers.
- In 2014, he had created, in collaboration with video game developer Pixel Spill Studios, a shoot ’em up video game called KatataK. 5 years later, in 2019, he raised more than £ 1 million via a Kickstarter campaign to develop a card game called Muffin Time: The Random Card Game which was based on his web series asdfmovie.
- Although not a professional musician, he can play the bass guitar and trumpet. He is so adept at the former instrument that he can even play it left-handed.
Featured Image by TomSka / Instagram