Every faithful follower of TV series like The Goldbergs should be charmed by Troy Gentile’s good looks and perfectly fitting role. Obviously, the ABC-aired series would have not been complete without the likes of Troy Gentile in it. As a well established American actor, Troy has been able to make a name for himself in the Woods.
Starting his career in 2005, Gentile is among the very few young actors to receive an award for best performance at the beginning of their career. The actor from Florida earned the Young Artist Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Feature Film after his excellent performance in the sports comedy film, Bad News Bears, produced that year. He was also nominated for the same category in 2006 and 2008, for his roles in two films – Nacho Libre and Drillbit Taylor.
His fast rise to fame has caught the attention of many who would love to know more about his private life. Here are all the facts you need to know.
Troy Gentile’s Brief Biography
Troy was born as Troy Francis Farshi, on 27th October 1993. He was raised in Boca Raton, Florida, by his parents Debra and Albert Farshi but he moved with his folks to Los Angeles, California, at the age of four. His mother who is a New York native with Italian ancestry worked at the advertising department of the Boca Raton News. His father is reportedly from Iran.
Troy was, perhaps, still studying at Community College when he received his first acting role in the 2005 movie titled Bad News Bear. He was actually eleven years old when he acted as Matthew Hooper in the sports comedy film and it eventually earned him his first award. He later featured in other films including I Could Never Be Your Woman , Hotel for Dogs and Pineapple Express, to mention a few.
After taking up small roles in films and TV series, Troy made a big hit in the sitcom, The Goldbergs where he received his first TV lead role. His first role in TV series, however, was in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, where he acted as Jeremy in the episode titled “Odd Couples”. He featured in four more TV series namely Zip, Fugly, Entourage, and Hawthorne before taking up a major role in The Goldbergs.
With over a decade-long experience in the movie industry, it would not be surprising if the young Florida native has generated enough as net worth for himself. Although his actual net worth is not yet revealed, some online sources put his worth at around $5000 and $5 million.
Is Troy Gentile Gay?
Troy is among the many celebrities who have been dragged into rumours. The young actor was once said to be gay but after his widely circulated on-screen matchup with American actress AJ Michalka while filming The Golberg, which was followed by their dating rumours, the speculations about him being gay died off.
Troy Gentile is, however, yet to speak about his sexuality or relationship status. He is also yet to be seen with any lady tagged as his girlfriend. Currently, he seemed to be more engrossed in his career of interest which is acting. He might as well be dating a mysterious girlfriend who he is not ready to let the world know yet.
About His Weight Loss
Troy seems to prefer his present body build than the way he was in his younger years. The young actor has been successful in his journey for a massive weight loss. No doubt, the actor went through some rigorous exercise and dieting to get to his present body shape. Although his exact weight is not known, we could see from his current picture that he is fit and stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm). His hair colour is dark brown and the colour of his eyes is light brown.
1. Outside his acting career, Troy Gentile says he also has an interest in music but he is yet to make a serious career out of it.
2. The actor has good followership on social media. His Twitter page alone has over 34 thousand followers with more on Instagram and Facebook.
3. He received his first acting role while he was a student.
4. He appeared as Young Stu in the film Good Luck Chuck which starred the famous actor and stand up comedian Dane Cook.