Welsh actor Tom Ellis is popular for playing Gary Preston in the BBC sitcom Miranda. Similarly, he is recognized for his roles in EastEnders, Holby City, Buffalo Soldiers, and Isn’t It Romantic. Currently, Ellis is famous as Lucifer Morningstar in the Fox/Netflix series Lucifer.

Has $6 Million Worth; Salary and Earning

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Tom has an estimated net worth of $8 million in 2022. As per the report, he earned a salary of $50,000 per episode from the series Lucifer.

Here is the list of his movies box office collection:

  • Isn’t It Romantic – $48.8 million
  • The Best Man – $34.57 million
  • Vera Drake – $13.3 million
  • Buffalo Soldiers – $2.3 million
  • High Heels and Low Lifes – $228,194


41 years old Tom Ellis debuted in the entertainment industry playing Ben on the sitcom Kiss Me Kate in 2000. Then, in 2001, he appeared in several TV films and shows like The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Nice Guy Eddie, and Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story.

The same year, the millionaire actor grabbed the limelight for playing Squash in the film Buffalo Soldiers starring Joaquin Phoenix, Ed Harris, Anna Paquin, Scott Glenn, and Haluk Bilginer. That year, he even appeared in another movie High Heels and Low Lifes.

From 2009 to 2015, Ellis came to the spotlight for portraying Gary Preston on the British TV sitcom Miranda with Sarah Hadland, Sally Phillips, James Holmes, Patricia Hodge, and Noami Bentley.

Lucifer’ Star Tom Ellis is worth $6 million

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Moreover, his other notable acting credits include movies and series such as I‘ll Be There, Vera Drake, The Best Man, Miss Conception, Isn’t It Romantic, Wild West, Messiah III: The Promise, No Angels, Midsomer Murders, and Waking the Dead.

Similarly, he is also a part of shows like Harley Street, Sugartown, The Fades, The Secret of Crickley Hall, Once Upon a Time, Under Milk Wood, Rush, The Strain, Family Guy, Queen America, and The Flash.

Recently, Miranda actor Tom is playing Lucifer Morningstar / Michael Demiurgos in Fox/Netflix series Lucifer (2016-present) starring Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, D. B. Woodside, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Aimee Garcia, and Inbar Lavi.


Ellis is not only an amazing actor but also a generous and kind human being. He was inviting all his fans to take part in karaoke with him via his social media.

The reason behind this was to raise money for charity for the patients, families, and staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital.


Tom Ellis was born Thomas John Ellis on November 17, 1978, in Cardiff, Wales to parents Chris Ellis and Marilyn Jean Hooper. As per the source, Lucifer star has a twin sister, Lucy. Besides that, he has other two siblings, Annwen and Naomi.

6 feet 3 inches tall Tom attended High Storrs School. After that, he attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and studied BA in Dramatic Studies.

Relationship History

Isn’t It Romantic actor Ellis is married to Meaghan Oppenheimer. The couple exchanged their wedding rings on June 2, 2019.

Tom Ellis and his wife, Meaghan Oppenheimer
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Prior to this, Tom was married to Tamzin Outhwaite. He proposed his then-girlfriend on her birthday in November 2005. The duo tied the knot on June 11, 2006, and later, divorced on April 28, 2014.

Altogether, the Buffalo Soldiers actor has two children. He along with his ex-girlfriend welcomed their first child, daughter, Nora Ellis in May 2005. Again, he became a father when his former wife gave birth to their daughter, Florence Elsie Ellis on June 17, 2008.

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