Tom Ellis is a Welsh actor who began his career in 2000. He has had roles in British and American productions and has worked in both theater, television and film. Ellis is probably best known for his roles in the British comedy “Miranda” and the American series “Lucifer.” As his successful acting career has spanned more than two decades, he has now become a wealthy man and Tom Ellis’s net worth is reported to be $ 6 million. This is how the actor got so rich.
Tom Ellis was born in Cardiff on November 17, 1978. He was raised in a Baptist family, and his father, uncle and sister are ministers. The actor attended the High Storrs School in Sheffield. He displayed musical talent as he was a member of the Sheffield City Youth Orchestra, playing the horn. After leaving school, he studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, earning a BA in Dramatic Studies.
His career in film and television
Tom Ellis’ television career began in 2000 when he appeared on an episode of ‘Kiss Me Kate’. A year later, he played John Browdie in the television movie “The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.” He got his first lead role in 2001 when he landed the role of Frank Bennett in “Nice Guy Eddie.” In the same year, Ellis participated in two episodes of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story’. Ellis’s success as a television actor continued into the early 2000s, as he landed roles in multiple television episodes and appeared in television movies. Some of his TV series and movies include ‘Wild West’, ‘Linda Green’, ‘Pollyanna’, ‘Holby City’, ‘Spine Chillers’, ‘Messiah III: The Promise’, ‘Doctors’, ‘Midsomer Murders’, Waking the Dead ‘,’ Shakespeare Retold ‘and’ Love Soup ‘. He also appeared in four episodes of ‘No Angels’ between 2005 and 2006.
He also began to appear in films in the early 2000s, and his first role was as a uniformed officer in the 2001 film ‘High Heels and Low Lifes’. That same year, Ellis also had a small role in “Buffalo Soldiers.” His other films prior to 2010 included ‘I’ll Be There’, ‘Vera Drake’, ‘The Best Man’, ‘Calon Gaeth’ and ‘Miss Conception’. In the second half of the 2000s, Ellis’s career really took off and he landed bigger roles. His first major role was playing Dr. Oliver Cousins on the British soap opera ‘Eastenders’. In which he appeared in 29 episodes throughout 2006. In the same year, he landed the title role in ‘Suburban Shootout’, playing PC Haines.
Between 2007 and 2008, Tom Ellis had several small roles in television series, some of which included ‘Pulling’, ‘The Catherine Tate Show’, ‘Casualty’, ‘Trial & Retribution’, ‘The Passion’ and ‘Harley Street . ‘Ellis played Steven McColl on’ Monday Monday ‘throughout 2009. However, it was landing a role in the British comedy’ Miranda ‘in the same year that gave his career a boost. Ellis played Miranda’s love interest Gary Preston from 2009 to 2015, and it is for this role that he is probably best known in the UK. “Miranda” is written by and stars comedian and actress Miranda Hart. It also stars Sarah Hadland, Patricia Hodge, Sally Phillips, and James Holmes.
While appearing on ‘Miranda’, Ellis continued to take on other projects. During that period, some of his other main roles include playing Max Burr in ‘Sugartown’, Mark Etches in ‘The Fades’ and the lead role of Dr. William Rush in the 2014 series ‘Rush’. In addition, he appeared in five episodes of ‘Gates’ in 2012 and played Mr. Ogmore in the 2014 television movie ‘Under Milk Wood’. Ellis also had minor roles in ‘Dappers’,’ Merlin ‘,’ Accused ‘,’ Silent Witness’, ‘Playhouse Presents’,’ The Secret of Crickley Hall ‘,’ Once Upon a Time ‘,’ Agatha Christie’s Poirot ‘and’ The tension.’ In 2016, Tom Ellis landed the role of Lucifer Morningstar / Michael Demiurgos on the Fox series ‘Lucifer,’ and he continues to fill this role. It is for this role that he is probably best known in the United States.
The series is based on the DC Comic character and publication of the same name. It also stars Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, DB Woodside, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Scarlett Estevez, and Rachael Harris. Although Fox canceled the series after three seasons, Netflix pulled it down for the fourth season. Netflix renewed the series for a sixth and …