Tom Ellis Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Full Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On May 28th, 2022

Tom Ellis is a renowned Welsh actor who got recognition all over the world after playing the role of Lucifer Morningstar in the Netflix series Lucifer. He proved with his acting skills that he deserves the place where he is today. He is a versatile and multi-talented actor.

Tom Ellis' Net Worth

As of 2024, Tom Ellis' net worth is estimated to be $8 million.

Net Worth$8 million
Given NameThomas John Ellis
Famous NameTom Ellis
Source(s) of FameActor
Date of BirthNovember 17, 1978
Place of BirthCardiff, United Kingdom
RelationshipsDivorced, Tamzin Outhwaite, (2006 - 2014)Married, Meaghan Oppenheimer,
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Early Life

Tom Ellis was born on the 17th of November, 1978 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. His parents’ names are Marilyn Jean Hooper and Christopher John Ellis. His father was a pastor and he belonged to a religious family. His mother was a music teacher.

Tom Ellis has three siblings. One of which is her twin sister Lucy. The names of the other two sisters are Annwen and Naomi. They all used to play multiple instruments in their childhood.

Tom Ellis got his earl education in High Storrs School in Sheffield and did BA in Dramatic Studies from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Tom Ellis was always passionate about acting and dancing even when he was just a kid.


Tom Ellis started his acting career with the British sitcom Kiss Me, Kate. In 2001, he was cast in the drama ‘Nice Guy Eddie’ in the role of Frank Bennett. He also acted in the TV movie named The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

After that, he appeared in different roles in drama films like Vera Drake, I’ll Be There, and so many more. He portrayed the role of ‘Justyn’ for a comedy-drama series named No Angels in 2005 that continued till 2006. It was the story about the life of a health care assistant and three nurses.

Tom Ellis also made appearances in programs like “The Catherine Tate Show” and the British Soap Opera “EastEnders”. He also acted as “Tom Milligan” in one episode of “Doctor Who”.

Next year, he acted in a film named Miss Conception. It was a story of a woman who finds out that she only has one month left to conceive, so when her boyfriend goes away to an island for work, she starts finding other ways to conceive.

In 2009, he became part of the BBC one sitcom Miranda as Gary Preston. The same year, he acted in a comedy-drama ‘Monday Monday’. He also played the role of Dr. William Rush in the drama series Rush.

Other acting projects he worked in include Agatha Christie’s Poirot, The Secret of Crickley Hall, The Strain, Once Upon A Time, Suburban Shootout, Buffalo Soldier, and more.

In 2016, he signed a contract to act as Lucifer Morningstar in the fox series Lucifer. The series lasted till 2021. He also got nomination Teen Choice Award for portraying Lucifer. He also played a voice role in “Family Guy”.

Tom Ellis starred as Dr. Todd in the rom-com movie “Isn’t It Romantic”. The other TV series he appeared in was “The Flash”.

Tom Ellis got nomination for Golden Nymph Award at the Monte carlo tv festival for outstanding actor.

In 2022, Tom Ellis acted in a TV short series named Robot Chicken as Michelin Man. All of these acting projects contributed to his net worth.

Personal Life

Tom Ellis was previously married to British actress Tamzin Outhwaite. Their marriage could last for eight years from 2006 to 2014. They both have two daughters together. The reason for the divorce was that Tom Ellis had a one-night stand with one of the actresses during the film shoot.

Tamzin moved on and started dating Tom Child and admitted in front of the media that she is in a much better and happy place now.

Later in 2019, Tom Ellis got married to Meaghan Oppenheimer, who is a prominent name in the industry. She is a screenwriter and producer .Tom and Meaghan Oppenheimer were dating for almost four years before they decided to tie the knot. It was an intimate wedding ceremony in which they invited their close friends and family members.

However, a few pictures of their wedding started circulating all over the internet. Soon, they become ‘Couple Goals’ for a lot of their fans. It was a unique wedding in which Tom Ellis and Meaghan Oppenheimer requested the guests to donate to Planned Parenthood instead of bringing expensive gifts for them.

The couple is now living in Los Angeles with three daughters. Meaghan is raising the children of Tom Ellis from his previous marriage as well. The children are quite close to her. She seems to be a really good mother.

Social Media

Tom Ellis is quite active on social media. He has 10 million followers on Instagram. Other than his acting projects, he shared pictures with his children and wife on social media.

It is quite evident that he is living a happy and contented life. He also gets tagged in Meaghan posts frequently. It seems like he is balancing both his personal and professional life efficiently.

He also has 1 million followers on Twitter. His followers find his tweets quite interesting. He also has an active account on Apple and Spotify. His monthly listeners are 1597.

Controversies and Mysteries

Tom Ellis faced a lot of controversies in his life. First, when his ex-wife and English actress Tamzin Outhwaite left her for cheating on her. And now after performing in the series Lucifer, the rumor sparked that he is having an affair with his co-star Lauren German. The chemistry of the couple was amazing on-screen and everybody started assuming that there is something going on between them. However, this rumor never proved to be true.

Once Tom Ellis and Meaghan received a mysterious package at home addressing the Meaghan. They went to the police and reported the incident. It seemed like someone wanted to threaten or harm the family of Tom Ellis. Police tried to trace the identity of the sender and got a lead as well but the couple refused to share it in front of the media.

Interesting Facts About Tom Ellis

Tom Ellis was 8 years younger than his wife Tamzin Outhwaite.

Tom Ellis wanted to do to Drama School of London, but he couldn’t afford it. So, He had to go to Royal Scottish Academy of Music and drama in Glaswod. He also fell in love with the city later.

He said studying in drama school is strange. You got training in one thing for years and end up doing what you don’t study.

Tom Ellis enjoys doing dark and negative characters.


Tom Ellis is a well-established name in the movie industry. He has exceptional acting skills that make everyone admit the fact that he is a great actor. He has achieved a lot of milestones in 20 years of his acting career in the entertainment industry. His personal and professional lives also seem to be perfect. Tom Ellis net worth is estimated to be around $8 million.

Tom Ellis has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Karishma Tanna, Janhvi Kapoor, Ester Expósito, Ravi Teja, Lili Reinhart, Angus Cloud, Raveena Tandon, Piper Perabo, and Brahmanandam.