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Adam Thomas Biography – Adam Thomas Wiki

Adam Thomas is a British actor and TV presenter. He is best known for playing Adam Barton in ITV soap Emmerdale, for which he won a TV Choice award for Best Soap Newcomer. He appeared in ITV’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here in 2016, and went on to co-host the spin-off I’m a Celebrity: Extra Camp.

In 2016, Adam was a contestant on the 16th series of ITV’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!, where he finished in 3rd place. In October 2019, Adam co-hosted the spin-off – I’m a Celebrity: Extra Camp.

In 2020 Adam teamed up with his brothers Ryan and Scott for six-part ITV travel series Absolutely India: Mancs in Mumbai where they took their late father back to Mumbai to trace their heritage and long lost relatives, and to see for the first time the country where the brothers descended from.

He also co-hosts the popular podcast series Mancs on the Mic, alongside his brothers Ryan and Scott.

More recently he is known for reprising his role as Donte Charles in BBC One’s Waterloo Road after being an original cast member in the original series.

Adam is a restaurateur, and entrepreneur with the flagship of his brand, Oh My Glaze, being found in the Trafford Centre.

Adam Thomas Illness

On 10 August 2023, Adam Thomas opened up about his hidden health battle. In a post on his Instagram Story, Adam revealed he has been diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis, a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. The Manchester-born actor told how his symptoms started with his knees before moving to his wrists, fingers and now ankles and toes. He said his diagnosis came after several blood tests and visits to doctors and hospitals.

“I’ve been in a lot of pain since January, it started with my knees and then traveled to my wrists, fingers and now ankles and toes,” the former Emmerdale star wrote. “I never knew what was happening and finally after several blood tests and back and forth to doctors and hospitals, I’ve been diagnosed with rheumatoid Arthritis!”

Adam Thomas Age

Adam was born on 11 August 1988 in Salford, Greater Manchester, England. He is 35 years old as of 2023. He celebrated his 35th birthday on 11 August 2023.

Adam Thomas Wife

Adam Thomas has been married to his wife Caroline Daly since 2017. A trained dancer, Caroline runs the ABCD dance school in Altrincham, Manchester. Adam and Caroline first met back in 2007. The couple got engaged in Dubai in 2015.

Adam Thomas Parents

Adam is the son of Dougie James and Gail Waring. His father, Dougie James, passed away in November 202 at the age of 72.

Adam paid tribute to his late father on Instagram. The former Emmerdale star shared a black and white picture of himself as a child in Dougie’s arms, as the pair smiled from ear to ear.

He wrote: “My sunshine on a cloudy day. thank you to all my friends family and all of you guys for all the lovely messages over the past week or so I needed it so thank you x. My dad ladies and gentleman Mr Dougie James. RIP.”

Adam Thomas Family

Adam Thomas and his wife Caroline have two children; son Teddy James Thomas, born in 2014, and daughter Elsie-Rose Thomas, born in May 2018.


Adam has two equally famous brothers; Ryan and Scott Thomas. His older brother, Ryan Thomas, is best known for his role as Jason Grimshaw on ITV soap Coronation Street and as the winner of the twenty-second series of Celebrity Big Brother. Adam’s twin brother, Scott Thomas, is known for having appeared in the second series of the hit ITV2 show Love Island.

Adam Thomas Strictly Come Dancing

Adam Thomas was the eighth celebrity contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2023. The news was revealed on Tuesday 8 August on The Hits Radio Breakfast Show with Fleur East, James & Matt.

Adam said: “I am so excited to be joining the cast of this years’ Strictly Come Dancing. I’ve been such a big fan of the show for years, I can’t believe I’m actually doing it! I can’t dance to save my life but I’m buzzing to learn and have a good laugh with my pro. Get me on that dance floor… I can’t wait!”

Adam joined Amanda Abbington, Angela Rippon, Layton Williams, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Eddie Kadi, Angela Scanlon and Zara McDermott in the Strictly class of 2023.

Adam Thomas Partner

Emmerdale actor Adam Thomas was paired with Luba Mushtuk for the 21st series of Strictly Come Dancing. Discussing the pairing he said: “I’m loving life… what is not to love? I’m on Strictly Come Dancing and I’ve got this Russian princess, I’m buzzing, absolutely over the moon.”

Luba continued: “I’ve never been this happy… so I am extremely excited and cannot wait to dance with you” When asked by Claudia how much he is looking forward to learning how to dance, Adam replied “I can’t wait… this is why we do this show, it’s to learn how to dance.”

Adam Thomas Height

Strictly’s Adam Thomas stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (5′ 11″/1.80 m).

Net Worth

Waterloo Roads actor Adam Thomas’ net worth is estimated to be £2 million.


Adam’s Instagram handle is @adamthomas21.