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Date of Birth: 1978 , November-17
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Tom Ellis
Birth Name Thomas John Ellis
Nick Name Tom
Father Christopher John Ellis
Mother Marilyn Jean (Hooper)
Nationality Welsh
Birth Place/City Cardiff, Wales
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Netflix' Lucifer
Net Worth $6 million
Hair Color Black
Famous for Lucifer
Married Tamzin Outhwaite
Married to Meaghan Oppenheimer
Children Nora Ellis, Florence Elsie Ellis and Marnie Mae Ellis.
Divorce Tamzin Outhwaite
Online Presence Instagram and Twitter
Movies Pollyanna, Couch
TV Show Lucifer, Miranda
Siblings 3 sisters

Quick Timeline of Tom Ellis

1978 Born in Cardiff, Wales.
2006 Married Tamzin Outhwaite
2009 Joined the show Miranda
2015 Casted main lead in Lucifer
2019 Married Meaghan Oppenheimer

Detail Timeline of Tom Ellis

November 17 , 1978

Born in Cardiff, Wales.

Thomas John Ellis is born on 17 November 1978 in Cardiff, Wales.  His mother is Marilyn Jean (Hooper) and father is Christopher John Ellis. 


Married Tamzin Outhwaite

Ellis married British actress, Tamzin Outhwaite from 2006 to 2014. Together, they have two daughters: Florence Elsie Ellis and Marnie Mae Ellis.


Joined the show Miranda

Tom Ellis became known by playing the character, Gary Preston in BBC's popular show, Miranda. He acted alongside Miranda Hart for six years.


Casted main lead in Lucifer

The Welsh actor's actual fame came after he was cast as Lucifer Morningstar in Fox's series Lucifer in February 2015. The series premiered on January 25, 2016.

June 1 , 2019

Married Meaghan Oppenheimer

Tom Ellis married a TV producer, Meaghan Oppenheimer. Lucifer-star and his wife tied the knot on June 1, 2019.


Tom Ellis is a Welsh actor best known for playing Lucifer Morningstar in Netflix's series Lucifer. He is also known as the character Gary Preston in the sitcom Miranda. Ellis' easily stands out from the crowd due to his dashing looks and tall stature.

Tom Ellis' Early Life 

Thomas John Ellis is born on 17 November 1978, in Cardiff, Wales. His mother's name is Marilyn Jean (Hooper) and his father's name is Christopher John Ellis

Tom CAPTION: Tom Ellis SOURCE: Instagram

He comes from a family from ministers; his father, sister, and uncle, all are a Baptist minister. His father attended the Regent's Park College, whose principal is Tom's uncle, Robert Ellis.

He has three sisters, Annwen Ellis, Naomi Ellis, and Lucy Ellis, who is Tom's twin.


Tom Ellis went to High Storrs School located in Sheffield. He played French horn for the City of Sheffield Youth Orchestra.

Ellis completed his undergraduate studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland which was previously known as the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD).

What is Tom Ellis' age?

The Lucifer actor's age is 40, as of 2019. 

Personal Life of Tom Ellis (marriage, ex-wives, kids)

Tom Ellis is married to TV producer Meaghan Oppenheimer. The Lucifer star and his wife tied the knot on June 1, 2019.

Tom CAPTION: Tom Ellis with his new wife, Meaghan Oppenheimer, on their wedding. SOURCE: Instagram

Ellis was formerly married to British actress Tamzin Outhwaite from 2006 to 2014. From their marriage, they have two daughters: Florence Elsie Ellis and Marnie Mae Ellis.

Back in 2013, Tamzin alleged Tom of cheating on her with Emilie de Raven. However, the allegation soon faded away without any proper conclusion. 

Tom has another daughter, Nora Ellis, from his relationship with actress Estelle Morgan.

Career: Movies and TV Shows

Tom Ellis became known for playing the character Gary Preston in BBC's popular show Miranda. In the show, he acted alongside Miranda Hart. The show ran for six years from 2009 to 2015.

He made his official shift to American TV through the series Rush, which aired on USA Network in 2014.

Tom CAPTION: Tom Ellis on the poster of Netflix's 'Lucifer' SOURCE: Instagram

The Welsh actor's official break came after he was cast as Lucifer Morningstar in Fox's series Lucifer in February 2015. The series was based on the comic with the namesake. The series premiered on January 25, 2016.

Lucifer was canceled by the Fox network after three seasons but was later renewed by Netflix for two more seasons. Netflix released the fourth season on May 8, 2019.

Tom Ellis also appeared in No Angels on Channel 4. He even acted as the character Thomas Milligan in BBC One's successful science-fiction program, Doctor Who.

His has appeared in countless other shows such as in ITV's comedy Monday Monday, in Agatha Christie's Poirot as Detective Inspector Bland and in The Fades, a British supernatural drama in 2011.

Tom CAPTION: Tom Ellis SOURCE: Instagram

Some of the movies Ellis stars in are Miss Conception (2006), I'll Be There (2003), Pollyanna (2003), The Best Man (2005) and Couch (2009).

Net Worth of Tom Ellis: Car, House

The Lucifer star has amassed quite a net worth through his involvement in countless shows and movies over the years.

His main earning comes from the show Lucifer, which has an IMDb rating of 8.2. The Netflix-produced fourth season has an impressive rating of 9.4 on IMDb.

Because of the show's popularity, Tom started earning around $500,000 per episode towards the fourth season.

Ellis is also the ambassador of Audi. He even drives the Audi Q8 whose market value starts from $67,400.

Tom CAPTION: Tom Ellis with his Audi Q8. SOURCE: Instagram

Tom's net worth is estimated at $6 million, as of 2019.

Facts: Height, Ethnicity, Nationality and more

  • Tom Ellis has a height of 6 feet and 3 inches (191 cm)
  • His ethnicity is white
  • The 40-year-old actor owns Welsh nationality.
  • He has jet black hair. 

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