The superhero genre is currently one of the most profitable in the film and television industry, with million-dollar profits derived from movies and series that attract crowds, but this would not have been possible without the arrival of a young Clark Kent to the small screen We refer to ‘smallville‘ the series that narrates the youth of Supermanin which the world met a young man Tom Welling in the role of the man of steel and you will not believe how looks todayto 22 years of the premiere of the mythical program.
Tom Welling He is an American actor known mainly for his role as Clark Kent or better known as Superman in the hit TV series “smallville“, which aired from 2001 to 2011. After leaving the series The actor’s career leaned towards the seventh art and although his first steps were firm with productions such as ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ 1 and 2 or ‘La Neblina’, he could not fully establish himself and his appearances became rare.
today shines very different from how we met him in his youth when he gave life to the man of steel, a role for which he currently Tom Welling He is considered one of the best interpreters of Superman in the character’s story. In addition to being an actor, he also ventured into directing thanks to the fact that he participated as creative director in some episodes of ‘smallville‘, series that made him world famous 22 years.
This is how Tom Welling looks today, 22 years after the premiere of the series ‘Smallville’
After leaving ‘smallville‘ the still young Tom Welling he had to pay the price of fame and lost the love of his life, Jamie White, with whom he was married for four years but, due to the hectic pace of the actor’s life, the relationship deteriorated and they ended in a divorce that marked his life of the actor and distanced him from fame. What was once a promising Supermanwas reduced to a memory because Tom gained a few pounds and completely changed his appearance, so today looks very different.
But like every great superhero, Tom Welling He rose from his ashes and got back on the right track as he approached his passion for horses, an adventure in which he invested all his money to create a cattle ranch with which he currently supports his family and is remembered as the best Superman from the television. 22 years they already passed the premiere of ‘smallville‘ and without a doubt Tom continues as a great celebrity within the geek world.
At 46 years old, Tom Welling has made appearances in various series such as ‘Lucifer’ and ‘The Flash’, where he reprized his role as Clark Kent. That is why his character of ‘smallville‘ is so important to his career as to this day it has helped him get new roles and have a new focus on his talent and thus achieve idol status.