David Tenant is a Scottish actor and also a voice-over artist. He is popular in the world as the tenth actor to play the main role in British television show Doctor Who. He received National Television Award for Special Recognition in January 2015.
He was born in Bathgate, the United Kingdom to Alexander "Sandy" McDonald (1937–2016), a minister who served as the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and Helen McLeod (1940–2007). He also has loving grandparents, William and Agnes Blair.
He was enrolled at Ralston Primary and Paisley Grammar School and he also attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Tenant grew up loving television with his older siblings, brother Blair and sister Karen.
Interested in acting since his childhood, David acted in an anti-smoking film made by the Glasgow Health Board at the age of 16. Then, he appeared in an episode of Dramarama. His first major TV role came in Scottish drama series Takin' Over the Asylum (1994) as the manic-depressive Campbell.
Frequently performing with the Royal Shakespeare Company, David also appeared as Antipholus of Syracuse in The Comedy of Errors and Captain Jack Absolute in The Rivals, and the tragic role of Romeo in Romeo and Juliet.
In 2005, David replaced Christopher Eccleston in the second series of Doctor Who as the ninth doctor after the show returned that year and worked in the Doctor Who till 2010.
Besides this, he has also appeared in the movies like What We Did on Our Holiday, Mad to Be Normal, You, Me and Him, and TV series like He Knew He Was Right, The Friday Night Project, Chris Moyles' Quiz Night, Broadchurch, Jessica Jones, and many more.
In 2015 he won People’s Choice Award. David won National Television Award for Special Recognition in 2015. He won the same award for Outstanding Drama Performance in 2008 and 2010. In 2013 he won Daytime Emmy Award.
Talking about his personal life, David is a married man and is married to his long-time girlfriend Georgia Moffett. The couple got married on December 30, 2011, and are free from divorce and other mishaps.
They have three children together: Olive Tennant (born 2011), Wilfred Tennant (born 2013), Doris Tennant (born 2015). He also adopted Moffett's son, Tyler (born March 27, 2002) from her previous relationship.
Also, he had past affair with Sophia Myles, an actress, and a model. However, their relationship ended after 2 years of dating from 2005 to 2007. He has also dated other beautiful ladies like with Bethan Britton (2007 - 2008), Keira Malik (2005), Natalie Walter (2003 - 2004) and Anne-Marie Duff (1999 - 2003).
He is also rumored to have hooked up with Lucy Porter and Kylie Minogue.
With his successful career, David is estimated to be enjoying the net worth of $7 million as of 2018.