Tom Ellis

Tom Ellis biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Thomas John Ellis



Birth Date

November 17, 1978


44 years

Zodiac Sign



Cardiff, United Kingdom


Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, High Storrs School



Tom Ellis family members

Father's Name

Christopher John Ellis

Mother's Name

Marilyn Jean Hooper

Siblings names

Lucy Ellis Hawkins (sister) | Annwen Ellis Stone (sister) | Naomi Ellis Moody (sister)

Is Tom Ellis a gay/bisexual?


What is Tom Ellis marital status?


Who is Tom Ellis wife?

.Meaghan Oppenheimer (m. 2019), Tamzin Outhwaite (m. 2006–2014)

When did get married?


How many children does he have?

3 kids Nora Ellis, Marnie Mae Ellis, Florence Elsie Ellis

Tom Ellis wife

Florence Elsie EllisWhen Tom studied at the Royal Scottish Academy in Glasgow, he met Estelle Morgan, a Welsh theatre and film actress. They attended the same drama school and fell in love. Unfortunately, their relationship didn’t last long, and they decided to break up. However, Estelle discovered that she was pregnant then, and the couple tried to get together, but it was unsuccessful. She gave birth to Nora Ellis, Tom’s first daughter, who lives with her father now.

Tamzin Outhwaitre (ex-wife)

Tamzin Outhwaitre


Date of birth: November 5, 1970

Tamzin is an English actress famous for her roles in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, Red Cap and New Tricks. She married Tom Ellis in 2006 and gave birth to their two daughters, Florence and Marnie. The couple divorced in 2014, after eight years of marriage, and Tamzin was the one who filed for divorce. Some media sources claimed that the reason for their break up was Tom’s infidelity.

Meaghan Oppenheimer (wife)

Meaghan Oppenheimer

Date of birth: March 28, 1986

Oppenheimer and Ellis started dating around 2015 but married four years later, on June 1, 2019. Meaghan works as a television and movie screenwriter and producer. Apart from that, she is a perfect stepmother for Tom Ellis’s daughters, as they could be seen together quite often.

Tom Ellis kids

Nora Ellis (daughter)

Nora Ellis doughter Tom Ellis

Date of birth: May 22, 2005

Nora is the actor’s first daughter. She seems to follow her famous parents` footsteps, as she is interested in acting. The actor’s fans noticed that the girl appeared in Lucifer season 5, sitting in the second row during the funeral scene. Although she didn’t get any lines this time, there is a big chance of getting a more serious role in the future.

Florence Elsie Ellis (daughter)


Date of birth: June 17, 2008

There is not much information available online about Florence, but her father and stepmother post photos of her on social media from time to time. She seems to have an ordinary teenager’s life.

Marnie Mae Ellis (daughter)

Marnie Mae Ellis daughter Tom Ellis

Date of birth: August 1, 2012

Marnie is the youngest daughter of Tom and his ex-wife Tamzin. She attends her school’s drama club and plays at a local theatre. The girl is very talented and likes dancing, ballet, and singing. Her mum often takes her to filming sets, so she seems to be quite familiar with the entertainment industry.

Who are Tom Ellis parents?

Christopher John Ellis (father)

Date of birth: 1949

The actor’s father is a retired Baptist minister who worked in different churches in England and Wales. He also taught theology at a few universities. Chris’s interests include art, poetry, prayer, and theology, and he even has his website. In 1972, he married Marilyn Jean Hooper, and they share four children.

Marilyn Jean Hooper (mother)

Date of birth: 1953

The star’s mother is very private and stays away from the spotlight, which is why very little information is available about her online. It is known that she worked as a music teacher and was the one who opened the music world to her son. She likes spending time with her children and grandchildren and taking care of her Irish Golden Doodle called Ruby.

Tom Ellis siblings

Tom Ellis sister

Lucy Ellis Hawkins (sister)

Date of birth: unknown
Lucy is Tom’s sister, and they are fraternal twins. She is married to Christopher Hawkins, a musician. The woman is very supportive of her twin brother, although she is rarely seen in public.

Annwen Ellis Stone (sister)

Date of birth: unknown

Annwen is married to Andy Stone, and is a mother of three children. The actor’s sister lives in Sheffield, helping the community through different activities. She is a Baptist minister like her father.

Naomi Ellis Moody (sister)

Date of birth: unknown

Naomi is the youngest child in the family. She is a nurse in a neurological ward, and tries her best to help people in need. Tom once praised his sister via Instagram, saying that he was very proud of her.


Thomas John Ellis is a Welsh actor, recognized mainly by his roles as Lucifer Morningstar in the Lucifer series and Gary Preston in the show Miranda. In his childhood, he was very interested in music, as he played in orchestras. As time passed, his musical interest developed into an acting interest, so Tom started attending drama school lessons. In 2000, he made his first appearance in one of the British sitcom Kiss me Kate episodes. The actor had his ups and downs but never gave up and kept improving. Years later, he was chosen to play the leading roles in Miranda and Lucifer, and these projects brought him international fame. Now, he is a successful actor, supported by his family and fans.

Interesting and fun facts

  • He can sing and play musical instruments.
  • The actor misses stage acting and wants to return to the theatre again.
  • Although his character in Lucifer hates children, the star is a loving and caring dad to his three daughters in real life.
  • Ellis likes playing golf and basketball in his free time.
  • Tom agreed to play Lucifer because he liked the show’s humor.
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