Who is Tommy Wiseau? Age, Net worth, Height, Birth Name, Is He Gay?

Tommy Wiseau came to public attention when he wrote, directed, produced and starred in The Room – A 2003 cult film, which won an Audience Award at the New York International Film Festival the following year. He also owes his popularity to Homeless Across America (2004) – a documentary he created and directed in addition to the sitcom titled The Neighbors Homeless in America is a recipient of the 2004 Social Award. Tommy is controversial and has earned both criticism and admiration for some of his projects. However, he doesn’t let the criticism weigh him down as he continues to produce unconventional films and TV shows. Tommy was on the set ofThe House That Dripped Blood on Alex – A 2010 comedy horror film directed by Brock LaBorde and Jared Richard.

Wiseau’s trademarks are his long and curly black hair, ever-present serious disposition, and personality that has been described by many critics as eccentric. He has a habit of always putting on a couple of umbrellas, rain or shine, and he’s top secret, jealously guarding information about his personal life. In a 2017 Entertainment Weekly interview, Tommy Wiseau said he believes in the privacy of a person’s personal life and has the right to keep his private affairs safe from prying eyes.

Old Real Name – Who is Tommy Wiseau?

He is both Polish and American writer, actor, director and filmmaker. Tommy was given the name Piotr Wieczorkiewicz after his birth in Poznań, Poland on October 3, 1955. Although one cannot be sure about the famous actor because of his very secretive ways, in an interview he only says one thing about himself from it to counter people who are close to him. According to Tommy, he has historically lived in France and spent his formative years in New Orleans, Louisiana. His entire family lived in Chalmette, Louisiana. In another interview, he gave an age indicating he was born in either 1968 or 69, but his close friend Greg Sestero in his 2013 memoir titled The Disaster Artistthese copies of Tommy’s US immigration papers were obtained from his brother’s girlfriend, and the documents revealed the artist’s actual date of birth to be in the mid or late 1950s and his place of birth as being an Eastern Bloc country.

According to Room Full of Spoons– a 2016 documentary film directed by Rick Harper, from which Tommy is of Polish origin and is from Poznań. For the first time in his life, Tommy Wiseau publicly confirmed in November 2017 that he is from Europe. In a December 2017 interview with Howard Stern, he again stated that he is Catholic and speaks fluent French. In another version of Sestero’s story in The Disaster Artist, Tommy Sestero told “fantastic, sad, contradictory stories” – that as a young boy he took the name Pierre when he moved to Strasbourg and got a job as a dishwasher. Tommy also told Sestero how he was accidentally arrested after a drug robbery at a hotel and how his experience at the hands of French police traumatized him for a long time.

When he came to San Francisco Bay AreaSestero, Tommy Wiseau did odd jobs in restaurants and hospitals, and later opened a store called Street Fashions USA, selling irregular jeans at cheaper prices. Long-term he bought and rented huge retail spaces in LA, San Francisco and the surrounding area, which started the big change in his financial situation as an independent wealthy man. Tommy became wealthy so quickly that people believed he was part of an organized crime operation, which he vehemently denies. On the academic front, Tommy claims he graduated from Laney Community College in Oakland, where he earned a degree in psychology and passed the roll of honor.

Wealth (income and earnings)

A most reliable source pegged his net worth at $500,000; he spent the sum of $6 million on his film The Room, which grossed only $1.8 million, after which it was shut down within 14 days. According to Tommy, he makes a tidy sum from importing and selling leather jackets from South Korea.

Is Tommy Wiseau gay?

Tommy Wiseau can best be described as one of the It is not possible for anyone to know their sexual orientation. He could be any of the three – straight, gay or bisexual, but no one can be sure his name hasn’t been linked to any woman, and he told James Franco in an interview that Sestero is his best friend.


The details of his body statistics are not known, however, according to the records available, he stands at a height of 5ft 8in which is approximately 1.73cm. His hair is curly, black, and long, but his eye color is unknown as he constantly covers them with dark glasses.

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