Troy Gentile is an American actor who came into limelight for his roles in Hotel for Dogs and as Barry Goldberg in the ABC comedy series The Goldbergs. He mostly gained prominence for portraying a younger version of Jack Black‘s character in Nacho Libre and Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny and also for his roles in Drillbit Taylor and Bad News Bears.
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|Date of birth:||Oct 27, 1993|
|Net worth:||5 Million|
|Birth Place:||Boca Raton, FL|
Troy Gentile was born on October 27, 1993, as Troy Francis Farshi in Boca Raton, Florida, U.S. He was born under the birth sign of Scorpio. He holds American nationality, whereas he is of Persian American ethnicity with a mix of Italian heritage from his mother’s side.
Gentile was born to Debra Gentile, an American mother residing in New York and father Albert Farshi, who hailed from Iran.
We’ve also learned that he had been attending a community college before landing the role in The Goldbergs.
Born in 1993, Troy Gentile is 26 years as of now. Similarly, he has an average American height and stands tall at 5’10” (5-feet and 10-inches). His physique has taken a huge transformation since his role in Bad News Bears, where he played a chubby kid in a wheelchair. The details on his weight remain unclear.
Other information about Troy Gentile’s body measurements like his dress size, shoe size, chest-hip-waist is still behind the curtain. However, we’ll get back to you as soon as we come up with genuine data. So, stay tuned!
Troy Gentile started his acting career as Matthew Hooper in Bad News Bears, where he played a kid strapped to a wheelchair but with an affinity to baseball. He also portrayed a young Craig Ferguson on a segment on his TV show, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, which aired in 2005.
Moreover, he also has numerous film credits under his belt. Nacho Libre, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, I Could Never Be Your Woman, Good Luck Chuck, and Pineapple Express are all his acting credits.
Above all, he became a hit as the main cast in ABC’s sitcom The Goldbergs. His other TV credits include The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Entourage, Hawthorne, The Middle, Schooled, and in an episode of Celebrity Family Feud titled “Black-ish vs. The Goldbergs” hosted by Steve Harvey.
His career hasn’t been a dull one as he has bagged some nominations and awards during his time as an actor. He has been nominated thrice for Young Artist Award; once for Best Supporting Young Actor for his portrayal in Nacho Libre and twice for Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Feature Film for Drillbit Taylor and Bad News Bears, which he won for the latter.
Troy Gentile, with his profession as an actor, has a net worth of $5 million. He earns a remunerative salary of $50,047 annually for his work in The Goldbergs.
The primary sources of his income are acting and his TV appearances. As a 26 years old rising star, the net worth of Troy Gentile will surely be inclining in the coming days. It’s just a matter of how much more!
Troy Gentile is often confused for being related to Jack Black. He portrayed Jack Black’s younger version in two movies, namely: Nacho Libre and Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny. However, certain news did circulate speculating his relationship with Jack Black.
Nevertheless, his sexual preference to date remains unknown. There have been rumors of him being homosexual. But, one of his Instagram posts suggests otherwise. He had posted a picture of AJ Michalka, younger of the two Michalka sisters, captioning: ” Mi Amor.”
Neither Troy nor Michalka have denied or claimed regarding this matter. He does, however, have a romantic link-up with Michalka’s character Lainey Lewis in The Goldbergs.
As of now, he seems to be focusing on his career rather than involving in any kind of relationship. Well, we wish him all the best for his career endeavors and hope we learn more about his personal life soon. Until then, all we can do is expect to hear some happy news.