Tom Ellis

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Full Name Tom Ellis
Age 42 Years Old
Nick Name Tom
Gender Male
Famous As Actor
Birth Date November 17th, 1978
Birth Place Cardiff, Wales , United Kingdom

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About Tom Ellis 

Thomas John Ellis famed as Tom Ellis is a well-known Welsh actor who is famous for being cast as the lead role of Lucifer Morningstar in the American fantasy crime drama television series, "Lucifer" (from 2016). On the show, he stars alongside the likes of Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, D. B. Woodside, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Scarlett Estevez, Rachael Harris, Kevin Rankin, Tricia Helfer, Aimee Garcia, Tom Welling, and Inbar Lavi. Additionally, he has also appeared in TV shows and movies such as The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Buffalo Soldiers, Nice Guy Eddie, Gordon Ramsay: Cookalong Live, I'll Be There, Messiah III: The Promise, Much Ado About Nothing, Waking the Dead, The Catherine Tate Show, Doctor Who, Trial & Retribution, I Love My Country, Monday Monday, Harley Street, The Fades, The Secret of Crickley Hall, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Agatha Christie's Poirot, Once Upon a Time, The Strain, Rush, Family Guy, Queen America, Last Call with Carson Daly, BuzzFeed Celeb, and Isn't It Romantic. Apart from the actor, he is also a singer and he has performed various songs, such as Creep, I Will Survive, All Along The Watchtower, Mess Around, Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Heart, and Soul, and Summer Holiday, in several shows like Lucifer and Miranda. He also used to play French horn in the City of Sheffield Youth Orchestra. He also made his first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of a Police Officer in the action comedy-drama film, "High Heels and Low Lifes", in the year 2001. The lead cast of the film included Minnie Driver, Mary McCormack, Kevin McNally, Michael Gambon, and Darren Boyd. He made his first TV show appearance as Ben in an episode, titled "Kate's Niece", of the comedy-drama series, "Kiss Me Kate" in December 2000. He made his TV show debut by providing vocals to the character of Oscar Wilde in an episode, titled "V is for Mystery", of the animated comedy sitcom, "Family Guy", in March 2018 as a voice actor. He has more than 7.1 million followers on his Instagram under the account name of @officialtomellis. Tom Ellis was born on 17th November 1978 with the birth name/real name of Thomas John Ellis. His birthplace is in Cardiff, Wales, the UK. His nationality is Welsh-Englis and he belongs to Mixed ethnicity. His race is White and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. His religion is Christianity. He was born to his parents; Christopher John Ellis (father), and Marilyn Jean (Hooper) (mother). He grew up with three siblings; sisters, Lucy, Annwen, and Naomi. Lucy is his Twin sister. As of 2019, he celebrated his 41st birthday. During his early years, Tom Ellis was really into sports and also dreamed about having a career in sports. While growing up, he used to play musical instruments along with his sisters. Pursuing acting as a career was something that Tom Ellis had not planned and something that happened to him on its own when he joined a theatre studies course and started liking the classes. As per his education, he studied at High Storrs School, a co-educational secondary school and sixth form college located on the outskirts of Sheffield, England, United Kingdom. Then, he attended the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (previously known as the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama [RSAMD]), a conservatoire of dance, drama, music, production, and film located in Glasgow, Scotland, and pursued a degree in BA Dramatic Studies. 

Tom Ellis in the TV Series Lucifer

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Tom Ellis's Acting Career

  • Firstly, he appeared in the British TV film, "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby" in the year 2001 which is his acting debut film. 
  • His notable role came when he landed the role of Gary Preston in the British television sitcom, "Miranda" in the year 2009 until 2015. 
  • After that, he starred in the ITV comedy-drama Monday Monday with Fay Ripley in July and August of 2009. 
  • Additionally, he was also cast as Detective Inspector Bland in "Agatha Christie's Poirot". 
  • After this, he made his role in the USA Network series "Rush". 
  • He starred as Mark Etches in the British supernatural drama "The Fades" in the year 2011. 
  • He was cast as Lucifer Morningstar in the Fox television drama "Lucifer" in February 2015. 
  • He was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Breakout Star in 2016 at the Teen Choice Awards for his role in Lucifer.
  • The show was renewed by Netflix for a fourth season which was released on 8th May 2019.
  • On 23rd June 2020, it was announced that Netflix renewed the show for a sixth and final season.
  • He also reprised the role of Lucifer during The CW's "The Flash" episode of the Arrowverse crossover "Crisis on Infinite Earths".
  • Besides this, he had appeared in Dappers, Merlin, Accused, The Fades, Sugartown, Gates, The Secret of Crickley Hall, Walking Stories, Once Upon a Time, The Strain and has also appeared in minor roles in several television series and films including High Heels and Low Lifes, Buffalo Soldiers, Nice Guy Eddie, Pollyanna, I'll Be There, Messiah III: The Promise, Vera Drake, Midsomer Murders, Waking the Dead, No Angels, EastEnders, The Catherine Tate Show, Suburban Shootout, Doctor Who, The Catherine Tate Christmas Chow, Trial & Retribution, Miss Conception, Harley Street, The Passion, and Monday Monday. 

Tom Ellis is MARRIED to Meaghan Oppenheimer

Tom Ellis is a married man. He married television producer Meaghan Oppenheimer on 1st June 2019. Tom Ellis started dating American television and movie screenwriter, Meaghan Oppenheimer, in 2015. She can be seen in several of Ellis's Instagram posts and they are often spotted spending time with one another. After being together for a couple of years, Ellis proposed to her and they got engaged in 2019. As of now, the duo is enjoying their present life happily without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Tom Ellis is married to Meaghan Oppenheimer

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Talking about the past relationship of Tom Ellis, he was in a relationship with Estelle Morgan. He became a father for the very first time in May 2005 when their daughter, named Nora Ellis, was born. After that, in 2005, he started going out with English actress and narrator, Tamzin Outhwaite. Ellis proposed to Tamzin Outhwaite on her birthday in November 2005 and the couple tied the knot the following year. They were blessed with their first child (Tom Ellis' 2nd child), a daughter named Florence Elsie Ellis, on June 17, 2008. A few years later, on August 1, 2012, they welcomed their 2nd child, a daughter named Marnie Mae Ellis. However, their relationship started falling apart eventually and on August 29, 2013, it was stated by a spokesperson for the duo that they have separated. The following month, it was reported that Tamzin Outhwaite had filed for a divorce. 

Tom Ellis has revealed that he is recovering from throat surgery. The 41-year-old actor took to Twitter to update fans about his health. "Had a little surgery down my throat yesterday. "All is well but apologies to anyone in LA who likes jello as my wife seems to have purchased ALL of it for my recovery diet," Ellis wrote on Thursday. 

As of today, Tom Ellis lives in Los Angeles, California in the United States and Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada. 

Tom Ellis's Net Worth 2020

Tom Ellis is a very successful actor who has appeared in the big screen. earns from his acting career. He has appeared in numerous television series, films, and short films. Additionally, he is one of the highest-paid actors in the television series Lucifer. He has earned the majority of his wealth from his acting career. His major source of income is from the entertainment industry. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated at $8 million. He has either endorsed or promoted a couple of brands through social media such as Audi UK, Corvette, and Canvas Warriors London.