Toby Schmitz is a famous Australian playwright, director, and actor. Also, He has written numerous TV series such as Lucky Dragon, Shaken Not Stressed, and Bargain Cost. Schmitz has also written online series called Pink Dragon. Moreover, he has theater credit for Belvoir, Sydney Theater Company, Melbourne Theater Company, and Bell Shakespeare and Griffin Theatre.

One of his notable appearances is Jack Rackham, from the TV series Black Sails. Some of his theatre credits include The Great, Self Esteem, Rabbit, and Travesties. Likewise, his films include Somersault, The Heist, My Last Ten Hours with You, and Right Here Right Now.

Quick Info
Birth DateMay 4, 1977
Birth PlacePerth, Western Australia
Height6' 1''
SpouseElla Scott Lynch
ChildrenZiggy Schmitz
Net Worth$1-$5 million

Early Age

The Australian theater actor and playwright were born on May 4, 1977, in Perth, Western Australia. He spends his school days at Perth’s Scotch College and completed law from Western Australia. Finally, he completed his acting course at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

From his early age, Schmitz was fond of acting and theater drama. While studying at high school, he took drama classes and stayed on the drama committee finally.


Toby started his theater career at Sydney Theater Company with The Great, Self Esteem, Rabbit and Travesties. After that, he toured many cities of Australia with his production company. Schmitz Also worked in The Boyce Trilogy: The Woman with Dog’s Eyes, The Marvelous Boy, and The Emperor of Sydney.

Likewise, he played the character Hamlet in La Boite Theater production in Brisbane. Toby also played Benedick in Bell’s Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing. Schmitz credits many TV shows, including Home and Away, Temptation, Netwon’s Law, etc. Because of his versatile nature, he got a chance in movies too. He was a writer and co-executive producer for Three Blind Mice.

Moreover, he is also a playwright, and his first plays as dreamalittledreamalittle. Toby was studying at NIDA at that time. In 2002, he won the award Patrick White Playwright’s Award by Sydney Theatre Company for his play Lucky. His famous play includes The Blasted Earth, Pan, Cunt Pi, and Gazing the Phosphorus.

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Personal Life and Physical Appearances

Toby Schmitz has a unique personality. Whenever he is on the stage, it’s fascinating to watch him act. Therefore, we can say that Schmitz has sophisticated behavior and enthusiastic nature towards drama. He has written ‘Here Lies Toby’ on his Instagram and Twitter profile.

Schmitz stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inches and comes of Australian nationality. Currently, he is 49 years old and living in Australia. He has a slim body structure and usually keeps his hair short. Schmitz occasionally travels for his work and has traveled overseas for his theatrical drama.


Currently, he is the husband of Ella Scott Lynch. Ella was born on 27 September 1982. Toby and Ella completed their studies at the same university. However, there is no information if the couple dated while studying together.

The couple met each other at the set of Home and Away. Ella and Toby both worked on that play and instantly fell in love. In 2008, the couple tied themself on a wedding knot. Now, the couple has a beautiful daughter name Ziggy Schmitz.

Net Worth

Toby Schmitz has a successful career. As we can see, he has worked in many films, series, and plays that were successful. Therefore, we can conclude he has earned a reasonable sum of money. However, the exact net worth is unknown. Schmitz’s net worth is around $1 to $5 million, excluding property and assets.

Social Media

Toby Schmitz is active in many social media accounts. Today, he has 12.7K followers on his Instagram account and 20.3K followers on his Twitter account. Usually, the posts about his personal life on Instagram.

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