Although he is best known as a television actor, Thad Luckinbill had several appearances on the big screen in the early 2000s. Thad’s efforts in the entertainment field have earned him much fame and recognition. He has received three Oscar nominations on his behalf in three different categories, including Best Original Score, Best Camera Work, and Best Sound Editing. You can learn more about the actor and his twin brother by reading on.
Thad Luckinbill – Bio
The famous film and television actor was born under the first name Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill. His birth took place on April 24, 1975, and his American citizenship is clearly evident from his birthplace – Enid Oklahoma in the United States. There is no relevant information about the identity of his parents, but they reportedly run their own electricity company.
Thad was born with his twin brother Trent Luckinbill, who is 12 minutes younger than him, although he has changed his hair color; they still look very much alike. The film producer began showing various artistic talents during his formative years. His family members attend Emmanuel Baptist Church, where he played an active role as a chorister in the church choir.
In the academic field, he is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, where he graduated with a major in business finance. It was only after graduating from college that he began his career in the entertainment industry. He made his debut in show business on the set of Undressed – the MTV anthology series that came to light in 1999. We can justifiably claim that this role allowed him to enter what he called his best role, playing the role of JT Hellstrom on the set of The Young and the Restless – a TV soap opera in which he appeared for nearly a decade, from 1999 to 2010. Despite his extended tenure in the series, Thad Luckinbill still found time to make guest appearances on many popular television shows in the 2000s.
The actor’s hobbies include surfing, volleyball, and boxing. In his spare time, he likes to work out in the gym and is also a big fan of basketball, and from time to time he plays alongside the Hollywood Knights basketball team.
Parents, Twin Brother
There is a lack of information about his parents’ identity, but they earn their living by running their own electricity company. However, there are enough details about his identical twin brother, who goes by the name of Trent Luckinbill and works as a lawyer in LA. He once appeared on screen as a corpse next to his identical twin brother, as both were cast as murder victims in the latest episode of Law & Order: Criminal intent, “To the boy with the blue knitted cap”.
The twin brothers also seem to have good business sense, as in 2013 they worked with renowned producer Molly Smith (known for her work on The Blind Side and P.S. I Love you) and founded a production company called Black Label Media. The company had worked with some of the top guys in Hollywood and has films like Sicario, The Good Lie, and Demolition under their belts.
Thad’s relationship history is no secret: On March 3, 2007, he closed the wedding knot with Amelia Heinle – his co-star on the set of Young and the Restless. Thad was cast in the role of Amelia’s ex-husband in the series. Their marriage lasted 10 long years before Thad filed for divorce in the LA Supreme Court, citing unbridgeable differences.
Their union produced a few children, their first child, a boy named Thaddeus Jr. was born on November 2, 2007. Thaddeus Jr. soon became a brother of Georgia, her daughter, who announced her entry on December 17, 2009. While he filed for divorce, the famous actor also applied for joint custody of their children.
Important to know that Thad Luckinbill is not Amelia’s first husband, she had a son from a previous marriage for whom Thad played the role of the stepfather.
According to available records, Thad Luckinbill has accumulated net assets estimated at over $3 million. The main source of his wealth is attributed to his numerous roles on both small and large screens. His film production company has also contributed much to his wealth.