Tom Welling was a construction worker before being discovered by a catalogue camera scout at a party who advised Tom to try modelling. Taking his advice, Welling joined Louisa Modelling Agency and modelled for them until 2000 after which he shifted to Los Angeles.
While pursuing a career in acting he modelled for brands like Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and Abercrombie & Fitch. He also featured in ‘Picture Perfect’, a music video by Angela Via where he played Via’s love interest.
He is known for a ‘Smallville’, a superhero drama series by the WB/CW where he portrayed the role of Clark Kent. The show was an instant hit and he received a number of awards and acclaim for his performance in the series.
Welling has also appeared in a number of films, including ‘Draft Day’, ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’, ‘Judging Army’, ‘Parkland’, ‘Man Fire Food’ and ‘The Choice.’ Since October 2017 he has been playing Marcus Pierce in ‘Lucifer’, a superhero drama series on the Fox.