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Tobias Wilson
Character Information
Gender: Male ♂
Species: Rainbow lad
Age: 12
Friends: Banana Joe,
Rob (formerly),
Penny (unrequited love interest),
The Treehouse Girls (unrequited love interests)
Enemies: Rachel,
Gumball (sometimes),
Darwin (sometimes),
Banana Joe (sometimes),
Miss Simian,
Relatives: Rachel (sister),
Jackie (mother),
Harold (father),
an unnamed maternal great-grandfather
Occupation: Student
First Appearance: The early reel (prototype)
"The Third" (final concept)
Voice: Rupert Degas (season 1)
Hugo Harold-Harrison (season 2 onwards)
Color Scheme
coat cloth eye lips

Tobias Wilson is a supporting character in The Amazing World of Gumball. He is a student in Miss Simian's class at Elmore Junior High. His first appearance was in "The Third" when he offered Darwin to be his friend for ten dollars. He is the son of Harold and Jackie Wilson, as well as the brother of Rachel Wilson.


Tobias appears to be a multi-colored fluffy cloud-like humanoid creature with three fingers on each hand. Most of his body is colored red, but the lower part is light orange, and the top is sky-blue. He has a medium-sized mouth with blue lips. He wears a green-white headband like his mother and sister, as well as red and white shoes.

In season 2, like many other characters, such as Darwin and Penny, the shadow that he has on his arms and legs disappear. He also acquires eyebrows.


Tobias is a show-off. He believes that he is a heavily built jock, but in reality, he is not. Despite him not having a good athletic build, he is obsessed with sports, and is always trying to hone his scrawny physique. He also seems to have a big ego.

Because of his inflated ego, Tobias is more confident in his abilities to court Penny than Gumball is. Tobias can also be somewhat of a bully sometimes, such as when he was tossing Anais' Daisy doll around on the bus, and seemed quite eager to hurt Gumball in "The Knights." Also, in "The Robot," he insults Bobert, calling him "Robo-dork" and commenting on his apparent lack of feelings. Also in "The Uploads," Tobias found it funny when his father got hurt from falling off a skateboard that he placed in front of a staircase for a prank. In "The One," it is shown that because of Tobias's narcissism he does not understand true friendship. He tries to insert himself into Gumball's life and tries to eliminate Gumball's other friends (including Darwin), so he can be his only friend. He seems to realize the error of his ways after Gumball sets him straight.

Tobias also seems to be quite the womanizer. He is very quick to make moves on every girl he sees (his father displayed similar behavior at his age in "The Choices" when talking to Nicole at a younger age.) Despite all of these girls showing disgust toward Tobias' advances, he still continues to pursue these girls in hopes of one day having someone further inflate his ego and "macho" antics.

According to Alan in "The Third," Tobias comes from a wealthier household than most of his classmates. More proof of Tobias' wealth is shown in the episode "The Candidate" where his parents funded a significant part of the books, food, etc. that are owned by the school.


Main article: Tobias Wilson/Relationships

Episode appearances


Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

  • "The Fan": He is seen in the background of the cafeteria.
  • "The Coach": He bounces on the trampoline at his house.
  • "The Joy": He is not infected because he is multicolored, and later can strangely be seen infected.
  • "The Recipe": He freaks out after Anton dies, and later he accidentally eats Anton in the cafeteria.
  • "The Name": He is seen in a flashback from "The Knights" and is defeated by Zach.
  • "The Extras": He makes another brief cameo.
  • "The Fraud": He makes a cameo in the cafeteria.
  • "The Move": He is knocked out by Clayton's kung-fu move.
  • "The Law": He can be seen in a line for ice cream.
  • "The Allergy": Darwin sneezes his colors onto Banana Joe.
  • "The Mothers": His third major role; his mother, Banana Joe's mother, and Gumball and Darwin's mother compete in a mom-off.
  • "The Shell": He is seen backstage dressed as a castle.
  • "The Bros": He and Banana Joe stare at Gumball and Darwin dancing.
  • "The Mirror": He is in Miss Simian's classroom.
  • "The Pizza": He is chased by Colin and Felix.
  • "The Lie": He appears in Miss Simian's classroom after Rocky crashes his bus.
  • "The Butterfly": He appears dancing in Miss Simian's classroom.
  • "The Saint": Alan gives him CPR in a flashback.
  • "The Safety": He is horrified by the safety video, and at the end of the episode, he salutes to Gumball and Darwin.
  • "The Society": Gumball attacks him to get chips from a vending machine, and later spies on him while on his back. He also becomes part of the secret society.
  • "The Spoiler": He talks about The Screamening.
  • "The Countdown": He is seen in alternate timelines.
  • "The Nobody": He walks by when Gumball and Darwin think of a personality for Rob.
  • "The Triangle": He walks past Coach.

Season 4

Season 5

  • "The Stories": He is among the students who dislike Molly's stories and is later seen hit by Jamie's dodgeballs.
  • "The Guy": He is one of Anais' victims.
  • "The Boredom": He shows a video of himself to Gumball and Darwin.
  • "The Vision": He can be seen in the schoolyard, during the riot, and several other times as a supporter of Alan.
  • "The Choices": He is one of the rebels to bring down Nicole's statue.
  • "The Code": He is in the cafeteria.
  • "The Test": His sixth major role. He replaces Gumball as the loser of the series.
  • "The Slide": He is in the schoolyard.
  • "The Loophole": He leaves class with the other students.
  • "The Potato": He celebrates Idaho's birthday with other students.
  • "The Matchmaker": He is seen in the cafeteria.
  • "The Box": A zombie attacks him.
  • "The Ollie": He is buying skating gear at the mall.
  • "The Catfish": He is in seen at school.
  • "The Cycle": He walks in the mall.
  • "The Stars": Gumball gives him one star for splashing him with water.
  • "The Grades": He is seen in the classroom.
  • "The Ex": Gumball accidentally booby-traps his house instead of Banana Joe's.
  • "The Sorcerer": He is playing football with Carrie and runs into one of the football players.
  • "The Uncle": He bumps into Ocho and runs from him during Gumball and Darwin's flashback.
  • "The Weirdo": He is standing next to Juke at the schoolyard.
  • "The Singing": He is seen running around Miss Simian's classroom.
  • "The Best": He can be seen in the cafeteria and later appears at the mall.
  • "The Worst": He makes fun of Gumball and Darwin for using aromatic shower gel and thus not conforming to traditional masculinity.
  • "The Petals": He gawks at Leslie in the school hallway, later he can be seen at the stadium
  • "The Nuisance": Gumball offers him a unique toilet-sharing experience in the school bathroom stalls.
  • "The Line": He and his mother attack Bobert in trying to race to the movie theater.
  • "The Puppets": He appears in the cafeteria.

Season 6

  • "The One": His seventh major role. He tries to become Gumball's best friend.
  • "The Cringe": He is in the swimming pool with Juke.
  • "The Neighbor": He is in class when Principal Brown introduces Gary.
  • "The Anybody": Clayton replaces him for his birthday.
  • "The Faith": He is in the crowd in the football stadium.
  • "The Candidate": He is part of the group of kids locked in school.
  • "The Pact": He is annoyed by Gumball singing on the school bus, and is shocked when Principal Brown boards. Later, he gets in a fight with Banana Joe and Ocho. Later, he is infected by the water contaminated by Miss Simian’s breath. He is also seen in the schoolyard.
  • "The Shippening": Sarah ships him with his own reflection.
  • "The Intelligence": He appears on a thumbnail for a video in the beginning. Later, his voice is heard when the Internet stops working. Later, he appears in a video.
  • "The Spinoffs": He stars in William and Tobias, but Rob inadvertently makes William use telepathy on him.
  • "The Understanding": He is in the cafeteria.
  • "The Stink": He is in class when Principal Brown tells the students about Mr. Small's absence.
  • "The Ghouls": He goes trick-or-treating with Banana Joe.
  • "The Awareness": He is on the bus, gets food poisoning, and later is at the swimming pool attempting to use the slide until when Gumball is pushed up the tube.
  • "The Drama": He is in the cafeteria. Later, he is at the arcade. Later, he is at the park with his family and is breathed on by a demon.
  • "The Buddy": He is caught on tape.
  • "The Silence": He is on the bus.
  • "The Agent": He is in the hall.
  • "The Web": He is on Elmore Plus.
  • "The Heart": He is in a flashback.
  • "The Revolt": He is attacked by the objects.
  • "The Decisions": He hits on Carmen and Masami.
  • "The Inquisition": He is turned into a human.

Darwin's Yearbook

  • "Banana Joe": (flashback)
  • "Clayton": His eighth major role. He wants to appear on the cover of the yearbook.
  • "Carrie": He and Banana Joe mock Carrie.
  • "Alan": (cameo)
  • "Sarah": (flashback)
  • "Teachers": Argues with Darwin over which teacher is to be on the cover of the yearbook.

The Gumball Chronicles

Voice actors

  • Rupert Degas (US/UK, season 1)
  • Hugo Harold-Harrison (US/UK, season 2 onwards)
  • Peterson Adriano (Brazil, seasons 1–2)
  • José Leonardo (Brazil, season 3 onwards)
  • Carlos Hernández (Latin America)
  • Hiroki Gotō (Japan)
  • Fatih Özkul (Turkey)
  • Aksu Palmén (Finnish)


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  • In his early concept, Tobias was originally going to have no lips.
  • Unlike most other characters, Tobias only has three fingers.
    • However, depending on the circumstances, he does have four fingers.
  • Wearing a headband may be a family tradition, as he, his sister, and his mother each wear one regularly. The only member of the family that does not wear one is his father.
  • In the episode "The Third," it is shown that he can change his colors at will.
  • He is named after Tobi Wilson, one of the show's writers.[1]
  • In the online PC game Spit Ball Wars, Tobias has a completely different design.
    • Some parts of Tobias' leg have thick outlines, some do not.
    • His eyes and colors are all drastically different compared to his official design.
    • His arms also have almost no outline.
  • Tobias is the youngest kid in his family.
    • Tobias is the only kid in Miss Simian's class who is the youngest in his family, whereas the other kids either have younger siblings or no siblings at all (while Darwin is the middle child in his family).
  • Tobias has the joint fourth most major roles for a character who is not a Watterson, next to Mr. Robinson, Rob, and Penny. Tobias has a total of seven, which is the same as Carrie.
  • Tobias is the first character that is not a Watterson to have a major role which is in "The Third".
  • It was revealed that Tobias has a crush on Penny too, despite Gumball dating her.
    • In the episode "The Knights," he fights Gumball for who gets to win Penny's love.
    • In the episode "The Tape," he does not get a high-five from Penny.
    • In the episode "The Move," he fails to get water thrown at him by Penny at the school library.
    • In the episode "The Butterfly," he tries to do a "chick-magnet dance" to attract her but gets turned down by her "bug spray" dance.
    • In the episode "The Test," he steals Gumball's life and dates her in his own "sitcom."
  • Similar to Gumball, Tobias has a very large ego, but he is more arrogant and Gumball is more sympathetic.
  • Gumball and Tobias have an on/off rivalry.
  • He has become noticeably less popular with the other kids as the series has progressed.
  • In the episode "The Scam," it is revealed that he is allergic to face paint.
  • In "The Joy," Tobias is so multicolored, that both those infected with the Joy virus, and even Miss Simian mistook him for an infected.
  • The only girls in his class that Tobias has never hit on under his own free will are Sussie, Molly, Tina, and Jamie.
  • Tobias and Gumball weigh 180 pounds combined as shown in "The Society."


ve Characters
Italicized characters are considered extremely minor
Watterson family GumballDarwinAnaisNicoleRichardGranny JojoLouieEvil Turtle (family pet) • Frankie
Robinson family GaylordMargaretRocky
Fitzgerald family PennyPatrickJudithPollyMr. Cuddles (family pet)
Wilson family TobiasJackieHaroldRachel
Banana family Banana JoeBanana BarbaraBanana Bob
Rex family TinaMr. Rex
Keane family AlanDexterJessica
Jötunheim family HectorMrs. Jötunheim
Parham family FelicityBilly
Yoshida family MasamiMr. YoshidaYuki
School faculty Nigel BrownLucy SimianSteve SmallCoach RussoJoan MarkhamLibrarianMoonchild CorneilleTree librarian
Student body CarrieBobertSarahLeslieTeriColin and FelixCarmenMollyJamieIdahoAntonOchoJukeSussieClaytonWilliamRobHot Dog GuyJuliusGreen bearMushroomFuzzballRazor8-bit dogReaperMowdownRotten cupcakeScytheClareJaredWilsonJodieRainbow octopusBulldogGregoryMoleJoshPeter
Senior citizens MarvinGaryAlisonBlue elephantBettyDonald
Other Elmore residents LarryDonut CopSal Left ThumbMarthaKennethKarenPantsbullyTonyHexagon ladySanta ClausPaperballLennyConstruction menHoboShooting starRosieClipboard menEgg manCube dogsCyclops dogRatsSunEarthMoonPurple squirrelPink squirrelCreaturesOrange guardsBandage doctorMelted cheese guyHamburger CopCowboyJeffSusanSicilianaQuattroHaydenInternetExercise baconShape peopleTeal tow truck driverSaturnSausage dogTan dogCarltonTroyGreen security guardBandage paramedicsGhostsCoffee copMr. VerdeIdaho's familyFrench friesAnton's parentsRichwood High studentsGumball's brainDr. ButtSussie's parentsRipley 2000 manager"Porky" Cassidy GoblinDolphin manSpray-paint bottleButterknifeMr. ChanaxManly warriorPest controllerSoulless office workerOval familyTimmyCharlieDrum kit guyHot Dog Guy lookalikeCupcake manMikeKenKip SchlezingerClownHand security officerSally the SnakeEarlSphere citizensLeonard DanielsVan shopkeeperHumanMilk guyOld doctorGargarothBrydieMayor of ElmoreFlight attendantDanielMaryMariaJoaoPhilKayvonCharlie-AnnBook doctorTeapotDebbie
Single appearance JealousyBlitzerVirusMr. KreeseDaniel LennardAnt-OneAnt-TwoAnton clonesZachScary old manScary old ladyChicken BucketChris MorrisVladSluzzle DudeButterflyChimeraNew BobertAbraham Lincoln goatEvil Turtle's babiesChi ChiRibbitChi Chi's parentsTrollGame ChildHowdyFrankGradyRussian agentsEthel and BernieMr. GruberAzraelRainbow Factory shareholdersFuzzy
Objects Daisy the DonkeyElmore dollarSolar System