General Hospital viewers might have noticed that the actress Sofia Mattsson, who plays the role of Sasha Gilmore, was absent on the February 17th episode of the popular ABC show. Sofia’s sister, Helena Mattsson, filled in for her sister’s role and this has kept people wondering if it is a permanent recast.
In case you’re one of those people who is wondering if you would be able to see Sofia back on the screen or not, we have happy news for you. Reportedly, the recast is only for a few episodes and the incredible Sofia will be back as Sasha Gilmore pretty soon. In an interview with Soap Opera Digest, Sofia’s sister Helena revealed that it was Sofia’s idea to have her fill in for her.
While we don’t the exact reason why Sofia took a break from playing her role in GH, we are pretty sure she will make the best use of her free time by spending quality time with her husband, Thomas Payton, and their little child.
This article is all about the man Sofia Mattson is married to. Here, you will learn the personal and professional life of Thomas Payton, including his net worth.
Meet Thomas Payton, The Man Married To Sofia Mattsson
Thomas Payton is married to Swedish-born actress, Sofia Mattson, who only acquired US citizenship in February 2022. Apart from her long-running role of Sasha Gilmore on ABC drama General Hospital, she is best known for playing Natasha Williams in Campus Security from 2012 to 2013 and some other roles in Two And a Half Men, NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Becoming Bond, StartUp, and Drive Share. Sofia has also starred in a music video of Olly Murs’ song Heart Skips A Beat with Chiddy Bang.
Reportedly, Thomas and Sofia dated each other for 4 years before they got married on May 14, 2016. As for the wedding, the event took place on the beach in Santa Monica, California.
When Sofia’s character in General Hospital Sasha suddenly found herself pregnant after her night with Brando Corbin, the viewers doubted if the writers of the show we’re writing a real-life pregnancy into the script. Indeed, the viewers’ feeling was right as Sofia announced being pregnant through an Instagram post on June 14, 2021. She uploaded two pictures flawlessly flaunting her baby bump and wrote, “BIG things happening!!…but now that miss Sasha Gilmore’s pregnancy is in full force I can finally share that I’m so grateful to be sharing this pregnancy journey with her!”
Sofia and her husband welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on July 16, 2021. Sofia was again the first one to break the news of their child’s birth. She posted a picture with the newborn baby on her Instagram a month after the baby’s birth.
Thomas’ wife, Sofia, also went on month-long maternity in September 2021 to take care of their newly born baby and resumed work at General Hospital in October 2021.
The Paytons are smitten with each other and Sofia often features her husband Thomas in romantic posts.
In 2021’s Valentine, Sofia wrote a really sweet message to her husband Thomas and wished him happy Valentine’s day on Instagram. A little later that year, Sofia again wished Thomas a happy anniversary weekend.
Thomas Payton Age
Sofia Mattsson’s husband was reportedly born before 1990, which means his age is definitely above 31 as of 2022.
Thomas Payton Height
Thomas Payton stands tall at a height of 6 feet 3 inches.
What Does Thomas Payton Do For A Living?
According to Thomas Payton’s IMDB profile, he is an actor and writer by profession. As an actor, he has worked in projects such as I Lived, Campus Security, Only Sighing, among others.
Furthermore, Thomas wrote some of the episodes of Campus Security, which featured his wife Sofia. He has also penned short movies like Earth Therapy and Wynnewood Lane.
Thomas has one producer credit for Campus Security and one director credit for Wynnwood Lane.
How Much Is Thomas Payton Net Worth?
As of February 2022, we had no idea about Thomas Payton’s net worth.
Is Thomas Payton On Instagram?
No, Thomas Payton is not on Instagram or any other social media platform. You can find his wife on Instagram (@iamsofiamattsson) though and she is super popular on the platform with over 64 thousand followers.
When Is Thomas Payton Birthday?
As of this writing, we were unsure of Thomas’ birthday. However, his wife Sofia Mattsson was born in 1989 and celebrates her birthday on the 24th of June.
Where Is Thomas Payton From?
Thomas Payton hails from San Francisco, California.
Who Are Thomas Payton’s Family Members?
Thomas Payton rarely gives any interviews and does not even use social media. That is why it was tough to extract any information on his family.
That being said, we do know a little about his family members from his wife’s side. Thomas’ mother-in-law’s name is Irene Mattsson. Furthermore, Thomas’ also has two sisters-in-law, Helene and Mia Mattsson, and they also work in the entertainment industry.