An American actor Tony Shalhoub is the native of Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States. He came into this world on 9th October of the year 1953 which has now made him reach at the age of 62. Although he is known by the name Tony Shalhoub, as a child, he was named as Anthony Marcus Shalhoub. He has been active in the acting field since 1981 and from that time, he has succeed a lot and garnered a huge number of fans following. Tony was born as the ninth child among the ten children to his parents Joe and Helen. His father was from Lebanon and he immigrated to United States as an orphan when he was 10 years old. His mother is a second generation Lebanese American.
Tony was introduced to an acting by his elder sister who put his name forward to be extra in high school production of The King and I. Despite he found himself standing on wrong side of curtain during final dress rehearsal, Tony became enamored of theater. He went to get his education from the Green Bay East High School. During his senior year, he suffered from a setback breaking his leg in fall of stage into the pit during rehearsal. After recovering quickly, he was able to perform in the final play of the year of the school. He also attended University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and he then earned a Bachelor’s degree in drama from University of Southern Maine. Later, he went to earn a Master’s in 1980 from Yale School of Drama.
Shortly after that, Tony moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts. There, he spent four seasons with an American Repertory Theater before he headed to New York City where he found the work waiting tables while honing his craft as well as auditioning. It was in 1985 when he made his Broadway debut in the production of Rita Moreno/Sally Struthers of the Odd Couple. He was also nominated for 1992 Tony Award for his featured character in Conversations with My Father. His other movies and TV credits include Impostor, The Siege, Paulie, Big Night, I.Q., Spy Kids, Made-Up, The Tic Code, Men in Black II, Galaxy Quest, Gattaca, Monk, MADtv, Gypsy, Five, The Blacklist, Monsters, Day One, Too Big To Fail, and many more.
Shalhoub has already got married. He is married to his wife named Brooke Adams with whom he tied his knot in 1992. His wife is also an actress. The couple has worked together with each other in several of the movies, one episode of Wings. They also appeared on the Broadway together in 2010 revival of Lend Me a Tenor. During the time of their wedding ceremony, Adams adopted a daughter named Josie Lynn. Later, the pair again adopted another baby girl named Sophie.
Prior to that, Tony is the cousin of Chicago radio personality Jonathon Brandmeier. He is also the brother-in-law of a former Guiding Light actress Lynne Adams. Tony is a hard working person with the estimated net worth of $30 million. Besides that, as he is active in various social media, for more info related to his bio, he can also get connected through his Instagram and Twitter account.