Who Is Iris Torres? Everything About Tom Franco’s Wife

September 19, 2023   | September 26, 2023  | 

    Iris Torres is a film producer best known for her work in Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), The Big Year (2011), and Everything Everywhere At Once (2022). She is equally recognized as the wife of an American artist and actor Tom Franco. 

    Today in this article, let’s dig more into her career in Hollywood along with her personal life.

    Key Takeaways

    • Iris Torres is a Film and TV producer, originally from Guadalajara, Mexico.
    • She has been married to actor Tom Franco since 2021.
    • Iris was expecting a son sometime back and probably she is now a mother.
    • As far as the media is informed, she now resides in California together with her husband.

    Tom Franco’s Wife, Iris Torres Is A Producer

    As per her LinkedIn, Iris is a Line and Creative film producer with experience in short, commercial, and feature film production. She started her career as a production assistant in the 2008 film That One Night and the TV movie Inseparable. She then joined a production house, Rabbit Bandini Productions where she worked as a lead producer for more than 7 years from Aug 2009 to Jan 2017.

    After that, Torres was hired as VP of production at Elysium Bandini Studios in April 2017 and she served the position there for almost 2 years. Lately, she has been getting involved with some short movies.

    Iris Torres TV And Movie Project So Far

    As a producer, Iris has a total of 22 credits to her name, according to IMDb. Some of the projects that she was involved in as a production assistant and producer were;

    • Strange Love (2015)
    • King Cobra (2016)
    • Metamorphosis: Junior Year (2017)
    • Just Between Us (2018)
    • Miracle Valley (2021)

    Not only a producer but Iris has been an assistant director for movies like Twilight, Planet of the Apes, and others.

    Iris Torres Is Originally From Guadalajara

    She was born Iris Alejandra Torres Paniagua to her parents in Guadalajara, Mexico. While her exact birth year is not available, Iris celebrates her birthday on February 3 every year.

    Iris Torres was born in Mexico
    Iris in the frame. Source: Instagram

    Similarly, she spent most of her early life in her hometown until she moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in 2005. As for nationality, she is a Mexican citizen and is of white descent.

    Her Educational Details

    Iris majored in Cinematography and Film/Video Production from Universidad del Valle de Atemajac from 2000 to 2004. Later, she further widened her knowledge in Film Production enrolling at Capilano University.

    Iris Is Absolutely Close To Her Mother

    The film producer, Iris has a great bond with her mom Rosalba Paniagua. On the occasion of Mother’s Day in the year 2022, she shared her picture together with her mom and wrote,

    Happy mothers day! To you mom for being my best friend, confidant, example and for that unconditional love! I love you so much mommy!

    Going through her socials, she also grew up close with her grandmother.

    Iris Torres Has Been Married To Her Husband Tom Franco For 2 Years

    The Guadalajara native got married to her husband Tom Franco, son of late Doug Franco & Betsy Franco, on May 13, 2021, in an intimate wedding ceremony held in Oakland, California.

    Iris Torres And Husband Tom Franco On The Wedding Day
    Iris with her groom on her wedding day. Source: Instagram

    The couple dated each other for more than a half-decade before tying the knot. Back on December 2, 2018, her now-hubby Tom shared the couple’s picture on his Instagram with a caption,

    Gonna be celebrating next month the start of my 5th year with this lovely woman 🙂 Just the beginning

    Looking at this, it can be said they were friends while Tom was still married to his first wife Julia Salzar. A year later after Julia’s death, they started seeing each other and eventually shared vows. As of now, it’s been two years since they are gracefully leading their marital life.

    Iris Considers Her Spouse And His First Wife Julia’s Relationship Inspiring

    Many of you may not be aware that Iris’ husband Tom’s first marriage with Julia ended just four weeks after they married. Despite having a huge age gap of 22 years, the couple tied the knot but it was short-lived due to Julia’s unfortunate death brought by liver cancer.

    Now, Iris finds her hubby’s previous relationship enthralling and inspiring. On November 7, 2018, she shared a post on her Facebook wishing a happy birthday to her husband’s first late wife. Sharing a series of their picture, the TV producer captioned,

    these are a series of beautiful Julia and Tom! The love they had for each other was always an inspiration!

    Torres further wrote,

    I loved them so much and I love how julia always filled the room with joy! Happy birthday and Much love to you julia! ps: this post is also in behalf of our dear Tom!

    Does Iris Share A Children With Her Husband, Tom? 

    Based on their Instagram post, Iris already has welcomed a son together with her spouse Tom as of now. It was Tom who first revealed their happiness while wishing his beloved wife a happy birthday. On February 3, 2023, he captioned their pictures and wrote

    Happy birthday to my most special person @iristorres9. This year we are celebrating the birth of our first son, coming soon. Things are going great and mamma and baby are healthy and happy.You are a fabulous mom sweet heart

    Iris Pregnancy Photoshoot With Hubby
    Iris with her husband and her pet dogs. Source: Instagram

    Again on April 10, Tom gave an update on their bundle of joy posting his wife’s picture in a big tummy and caption, “Little one is almost here.”  So, as of now, a few months have passed and we believe that they are celebrating their parenthood at present.

    What Is Iris Doing Today?

    Alongside her family matters, Iris is equally occupied with her job. On one side, she is enjoying her motherhood journey and on the other, she is working on new projects like Mermaid, Bitch, and Reminisce.

    Iris Is Active On Social Media Handles

    She is highly active on Instagram with 2045 followers. She shares both her personal and professional life on her Instagram page. Further, she is also on Facebook with 1.6k friends.

    How Much Is Irish Torres’ Net Worth? 

    As per speculations, she has a net worth of around $1 million which she amassed through her decades-long film career. Meanwhile, her husband Tom owns a fortune of $500 thousand in 2023.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Iris Alejandra Torres Paniagua
    Popular Name Iris Torres
    Birth Place Guadalajara, Mexico
    Birthday February 3,
    Zodiac Aquarius
    Nationality Mexican
    Ethnicity White
    Mother Rosalba Paniagua
    Profession Producer and former assistant director
    Net Worth $1 million
    Height 5 feet and 5 inches (reportedly)
    Eye Color Dark Brown
    Hair Color Grey
    Sexuality Straight
    Marital Status Married
    Spouse Tom Franco