That Tommaso and his fiancé Linsey live on a weekly budget of € 1,650 is in stark contrast to his childhood. With his Bordoni empire, he feeds well by selling tailor-made suits to the financially well-dressed man, but his life used to be less than € 180 glasses of whiskey and fancy houses.
At the age of fifteen, he ended up on the street and the entrepreneur, like the stone-poor Over de Vest family, had to live on a small amount per month. He only saw two ways out: he had to be a gangster or a businessman. Tommaso chose the latter.
At the beginning of the Rich, Poorepisode, the reactions of the Twitter police to Tommaso, his appearance and his ability were hard. By the end of the episode he managed to win over many a viewer. ‘Tommaso really stole my heart. What a sweetheart, ‘one viewer shares.