Louis Hofmann was born on 3 June 1997 under the sign of Gemini, in Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is a 22-year-old actor, probably best recognized for starring in the title role in “Tom Sawyer”, playing Sebastian Schumann in “Land Of Mine”, and featuring as Jonas Kahnwald in “Dark”.
How Rich is He, as of Now? Louis Hofmann Net Worth and Assets
Louis Hofmann’s net worth is over $800,000, earned from being a professional actor who has appeared in 29 TV and film titles to date. He has also increased his fortune working on a radio show and evening magazine program.
Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Louis Hofmann spent his early years in Cologne in Germany, where he was raised alongside his older brother by his parents. He is German by nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnicity.
Louis Hofmann career officially started in 2006, when he became a part of the radio show “Die Ausflieger”, remaining until 2009. At the same time, Louis made his first television appearance in the WDR Fernsehen’s evening magazine show “Servicezeit”, while he made his acting debut in the role of David Salzbrenner in the 2010 made-for-television drama film “Der verlorene Vater”, followed by his portrayal of Sascha Kleinert in another made-for-television film, entitled “Tod in Istanbul”, in the same year.
Thereafter, he guest-starred as Fabian Lüdtke in an episode of the Sat.1 legal comedy-drama series “Danni Lowinski”.
Rise to Fame as Tom Sawyer
In 2011, Louis Hofmann came to prominence after landing the role of Tom Sawyer, in the German adaptation of the 1876 novel “The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer” written by Mark Twain; directed by Hermine Huntgeburth, it premiered in November 2011, and follows Tom’s growing up alongside his friend Huckleberry Finn, portrayed by Leon Seidel, and their adventures. Louis also sang the film’s soundtrack “Barfuß Gehen”.
The role of Tom Sawyer led him to win the New Faces Award in the Special Award category in 2012. He reprised the role in its sequel entitled “The Adventures of Huck Finn” in 2012. Concurrently, Louis also guest-starred in such TV series as “Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei”, “Wilsberg”, and “Stolberg”.
Continued Success: “Sanctuary” and “Land of Mine”
In 2013, Louis featured as Aaron in Vanessa Jopp’s comedy-drama film “The Almost Perfect Man”, followed by his portrayal of Werner Krollmann in the 2014 made-for-television history film “Das Zeugenhaus”.
His next major role came in 2015, when he played Wolfgang in the drama “Sanctuary”, directed by Marc Brummund, which led him to win the 2014 Bayerischer Filmpreis for Best Young Actor, and the 2016 German Actors Award for Young Talent. During the same year, he appeared as Sebastian Schumann in the Danish-German historical drama war film “Land Of Mine”, for which he won such awards as the 2015 Tokyo International Film Festival for Best Actor, the 2016 Bodil Awards for Best Supporting Actor, and the 2016 International Film Festival Beijing for Best Actor. He has also won a Special Award for Acting at the 2016 German Film Awards.
In 2016, Louis starred as Hans Quangel in Vincent Pérez’s war drama film “Alone In Berlin”, alongside Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson, and played Phil in Jakob M. Erwa’s coming-of-age romantic drama “Centre Of My World”, winning the 2017 Askania Award for Shooting Star of the Year. In the next year, he was cast as Dalton in the drama series “You Are Wanted”, followed by his role as Jonas Kahnwald in the Netflix sci-fi thriller series “Dark” (2017-2019), for which he won a Goldene Kamera in 2018.
Afterwards, Louis landed the role of Jonathan in the comedy “Lommbock” (2017), played bank manager in the American spy thriller “Red Sparrow” (2018), directed by Francis Lawrence, and was cast as Teja Kremke in the British drama “The White Crow” (2018). Most recently, he starred in the roles of David in the drama “Prélude” and Klaas Jepsen in another drama film, “The German Lesson”, both in 2019. During the same year, Louis also did a voice over for the 2019 animated comedy “Die Heinzels – Rückkehr der Heinzelmännchen”.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
- Short blonde hair
- Blue eyes
- Height – 5ft 7ins (1.70m)
- Weight – 143lbs (65kgs)
- Body Type – Ectomorph
- Biceps Size – 14ins
- Waist Size – 30ins
- Chest Size – 38ins
- Shoe Size – 6.5 (US)
Personal Life: Is He Gay?
Since he portrayed a gay young man in “Center Of My World”, many people think Louis is gay in reality as well, however, there is no information regarding his sexuality. It is known that he is single at the moment, and divides his time between his residences in Berlin, Germany and Los Angeles, California. In his spare time, Louis enjoys listening to music and playing the piano.