Netflix’s Metal Shop Masters introduced the seven best welders in the United States and put them against each other for the competition in the show. Thomas Patsis was announced the winner of the show in the season.
Since all attention is on him, this article will assist readers to learn more about his wife, children, and his career with this, Meet Thomas Patsis — Metal Shop Masters Winner.
Thomas Patsis On Metal Shop Masters
Metal Shop Masters is Netflix’s show that stirred the interest of fans who love building stuff. In the show, Jo Kay was the host, and the judges were Stephanie Hoffman and David Madero both of whom are well-known fabricators that have public works of art in various locations.
Thomas Patsis, one of the contestants of the show, won the competition and took home, $50,000 as a grand prize. He had joined the show with the seven best welders in the states. However, fans of the show on Twitter felt the other way.
They thought Leah Aripotch on the show was robbed of the title. Another user aggressively argued that both the host and the judges from the show had to be removed if they planned to return for the new edition.
How Old Is Thomas Patsis?
Thomas Patsis was 39 years old as of September 2021. However, his birthday and his zodiac sign remain obscure.
About Thomas Patsis Family, Hometown
Thomas Michael Patsis was born to his father Mike Patsis and mother Ann Elizabeth Patsis in Ellsworth, Maine, United States.
Hailing from Thesprotikó, Preveza, Greece, his father attended Tantasqua Regional High School. Later on, he attended Quinsigamond Community College followed by Assumption College where he studied Biology/Chemistry. Mike worked at Town House of Pizza.
Speaking on his mother, Ann belonged to Monson, Massachusetts. She completed her high school education at Monson High School and owned Glimpses of New England Past. Later in life, she became a stay-at-home parent. She was also equally active in church and school activities.
Ann was the head coach of the varsity cross country team and assistant coach of the track & field team while her children were participating in running at Tantasqua Regional High School.
Unfortunately, Ann died on 5 August 2019 after a long battle with dementia.
Thomas’s parents stayed married until his mother’s death. Including Thomas, Ann was survived by her children eight children; (David (Deb Ledoux) Bliss, Daniel (Donna) Bliss, Michael (Ann) Bliss, Pamela (Kenneth) Hagen, Cheryl (Nick) Kachadoorian, Sandra Bliss-Coyne, Deborah (Kenneth Johnson) Elliott.
Ann was previously married to David Bliss, who after their divorce married Pearle Bliss. She was grandmother to 21 grandchildren and great-grandmother to 34 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
How Tall Is He?
Thomas Patsis stands tall at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters).
Is He On Instagram, Facebook?
Yes, Thomas Patsis is on both Instagram and Facebook. His Instagram account (@coldhardart) enjoyed 134k followers. He had posted 9,034 posts on the platform. Whereas, his Facebook (@tom.patsis) had 1,309 followers.
Thomas Patsis Net Worth
Thomas Patsis has a burgeoning net worth of nearly $200 thousand by building stuff. Growing up, Thomas had a passion to build stuff as a kid playing with Legos all the time. He used to building dragsters, crash them, and again putting them back together.
Ellsworth High School is where Thomas Patsis attended and earned his high school education from. He graduated as a class of 2000. Later on, Thomas went to Hancock County Technical Center. After high school, he attended the University of Northwestern Ohio in 2000 after moving to Lima, Ohio. He pursued the degree with the thought that it might someday help him get the job in racing.
There, Thomas studied automotive/high-performance technology and earned his associate’s degree in 2003.
The dream which Thomas started to manifest into reality when he moved to Indianapolis, Indiana. He joined Don Schumacher Racing, working on the Pro Stock bike teams of Angelle Sampey, Antron Brown, Chip Ellis, Craig Treble, and Matt Smith.
Thomas also worked on the Pro Stock team for nearly 6 years before switching to the fab shop at DSR from 2004-2009. That’s where he started and enjoyed building stuff. His responsibilities ranged from building the bikes to keeping them up. Keep up on the latest and lightest ways for the bike’s life. Driving the hauler to all the races. And working on the bike at the line and in between rounds, according to his LinkedIn.
Thomas worked for Don Schumacher Racing for 11 years.
Starting from January 2008, Thomas began working as a metal artist, fabricator, and designer. His job was to build small scale replicas of any type of vehicle mostly motorsports related, custom sculptures, Event trophies, and any other metal items for those who think they have it all till now
His remarkable works of art can be viewed on his socials
Does Thomas Patsis Have A Wife?
Yes, Thomas Patsis is a married man and has a wife. He committed himself to his beloved life partner and long-time girlfriend Amanda Patsis. After dating each other for a significantly long time, they eventually tied the knots on 5 May 2010.
Thomas and Amanda have only one child (as of September 2021), a daughter named Luna Patsis. They had announced the pregnancy in April 2018. Talking about his wife, Amanda appears to be a stay home mother, who enjoys looking after her daughter and taking care of her husband.