Thomas Ian Griffith Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On July 26th, 2022

Thomas Ian Griffith is a famous American producer, actor, and martial artist whose most well-known role is that of Terry Silver in the film The Karate Kid Part III in 1989. He has played many successful roles in films and television.

Thomas Ian Griffith's Net Worth

As of 2024, Thomas Ian Griffith's net worth is estimated to be $1.4 million.

Net Worth$1.4 million
Famous NameThomas Ian Griffith
Source(s) of FameActor, Writer
Date of BirthMarch 18, 1962
Place of BirthHartford, Connecticut, U.S.
RelationshipsMarried, Mary Page Keller,
Social Links

Early Life

Griffith is the son of Thomas Joseph Griffith and Mary Ann (née O’Neil) on March 18, 1962, in Hartford, Connecticut. His mother was employed at a dance studio while Griffith studied at South Catholic High School in Hartford. Next, Griffith went to the College of the Holy Cross to get his college education and became a dean’s list student. But unfortunately, he left that place after his junior year to start his acting career in New York.

Career Highlights

When Griffith was in high school, he got interested in Tae Kwon Do and started practicing it. This resulted in him getting a black belt at just the age of 18 years. His skills and knowledge of Tae Kwon Do earned him his first feature film in 1989. He played the role of Terry Silver in the film The Karate Kid Part III. This role was of a opponent martial arts expert who trains Daniel LaRusso against Mr. Miyagi, his friend and mentor.

Furthermore, Griffith also worked together with director John Carpenter for a few films. Griffith, alongside producer Sandy King and Carpenter, made the comic book series Asylum.

In 2002, Griffith played the role of Agent Jim McGrath in a film. He played in the soap opera Another World as his first role in a TV soap. Griffith portrayed the role of Catlin Ewing from 1984 to 1987.

In 1999, Griffith became part in Reba’s video for the song “What Do You Say”. Later that year, he acted with Reba McEntire in the TV movie Secret of Giving.

In the 1990 TV movie, Rock Hudson Griffith played the role of Rock Hudson. Furthermore, he has also appeared as a guest in several TV shows, including One Tree Hill, Wiseguy, and In the Heart of the Night.

Griffith was employed as a story editor for Grimm, an NBC television series from 2013 to 2017. He also became a co-producer in 2015.

The last known role of Griffith was in 2021. Hedelivered the character of Terry Silver from The Karate Kid Part III in Season 4 of Cobra Kai.

Personal Life

Thomas Ian Griffith married Mary Page Keller, his former Another World co-star in 1991. The couple now has two sons and lives a happy life.

Thomas Ian Griffith has been a martial artist since his college days and now holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.

Social Media

The famous American actor, producer, and martial artist are very popular among the action film-lovers. He has a huge fan following on his official social media accounts. Currently, he has about 24K followers on Twitter and 139K people follow him on Instagram.


The fame of Thomas Ian Griffith as a martial artist has made him earn the role of Terry Silver in The Karate Kid Part III. He has played successful roles in many TV soaps and action films that have earned him a net worth of about $1.4 million.

Thomas Ian Griffith has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Willard E Pugh, David Caves, Patti Deutsch, Kim Yeo Jin, Kimber Riddle, Lorenzo De Rodas, Raymond Ablack, Jimmie Walker, and Lee Hyun Wook.