• Meaghan Oppenheimer is an American film writer, producer and former actress.
• She is married to British actor Tom Ellis.
• She has six acting credits and has written and produced multiple projects.
• She is an avid cat-lover and is physically active.
• She has a net worth of over $4 million and her husband Tom has a net worth of over $6 million.
Who is Meaghan Oppenheimer?
Meaghan was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma USA, on 28 March 1986 – her zodiac sign is Aries, and she holds American nationality. She’s a film writer, producer and former actress, who’s perhaps known best for having written the 2015 episode “Not Fade Away” of the critically acclaimed science fiction horror series “Fear the Walking Dead”. It was created by Dave Erickson and Robert Kirkman, starred Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane and Cliff Curtis, and follows two families from Los Angeles, California, who have teamed up to survive the zombie apocalypse; the series has been airing since 2015, and has won two of the 24 awards for which it’s been nominated.
Meaghan is also known for being the wife of famous British actor Tom Ellis.
Early life and education
Meaghan was raised alongside her sister Sophie and brothers Eric and Luke in Tulsa, by their father Reed and mother Gabriele; nothing is known about her family, as she respects their privacy.
She became interested in acting while attending Holland Hall, a high school which is affiliated with the Episcopal Church; Meaghan was a member of its drama club, and appeared in various plays performed there. She was also physically quite active, as she played a couple of sports with her peers, including soccer and volleyball; upon matriculating in 2005, Meaghan enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 2009.
She then moved to Los Angeles, wanting to work on her acting and writing career.
Meaghan has just six acting credits; she made her debut film appearance with her portrayal of Renee in the 2010 comedy “The Rock ‘n’ Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher”, directed by Justin S. Monroe, and which starred Jack Roberts, Peter Bedgood and Marshall Bell. It follows karaoke-addicted Duncan, the son of a rock legend who has recently committed suicide; the movie won 10 of the 11 awards for which it was nominated.
The same year saw Meaghan star in the short comedy film “Hot Mess”, and in 2011, she played Drew Walker in all the eight episodes of the comedy series “stalkTALK”, thus making her debut TV series appearance.
Her other three acting credits were her portrayal of Lexi in the 2011 comedy movie “Love Finder”, and in the same year her portrayal of Bree in the comedy series “How to Marry a Billionaire”, finally her playing of Lexi in the 2012 short video “LoveFinder: The Virals”.
Writing and producing
Meaghan made her producing debut with the 2010 short comedy film “Hot Mess”, while she then produced the hit 2015 romantic musical movie “We Are Your Friends”. It was written and directed by Max Joseph, starred Zac Efron, Wes Bentley and Emily Ratajkowski, and follows Cole Carter as he’s trying to become a famous DJ.
Meaghan wrote and produced the 2016 pilot episode of the drama series “Broken”, and in 2018 and 2019, she wrote and produced 10 episodes of the comedy series “Queen America”; it starred Belle Shouse, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Teagle F. Bougere, and follows a famous beauty pageant coach who has been hired to coach a not-so-promising young girl.
As of 2022, Meaghan’s both writing and producing the upcoming drama series “Tell Me Lies”.
Awards and nominations
Meaghan and her colleagues won a 2011 Gold Medal for Best Web Series at New York International Film and TV Festival, for “stalkTALK”.
Love life and marriage with Tom Ellis
Meaghan prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, but has still allowed her fans to have a glimpse into it. She met Tom Ellis in 2015, and while neither has shared details regarding their first encounter, it’s believed that they were introduced by a mutual friend at a party; some of their fans even believe that they were set up on a blind date, but this remains unconfirmed. The two exchanged vows in 2019, in a private ceremony attended by only the closest of their friends and family members.
Meaghan hasn’t spoken of any other men whom she has perhaps been with, while it’s known that Tom was married to British actress Tamzin Maria Outhwaite from 2006 to April 2014; she gave birth to their children Florence and Marnie. Tom also has another daughter, Nora Ellis, who was born on 22 May 2005, and whose mother is British actress Estelle Morgan.
As of May 2022, Meaghan’s married to Tom Ellis, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Meaghan’s highly active on Instagram and is today followed by close to 500,000 people, while she’s uploaded over 1,000 pictures onto the network, the majority of which feature her during her everyday life.
She’s a huge cat-lover, and her pet cat can be seen featured in some of her Instagram pictures.
Meaghan’s physically highly active, and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, thus her slim figure.
Her favorite season is summer, mostly because she likes to sun tan at the beach and swim in the ocean.
Meaghan has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Jim Carrey, Al Pacino and Amanda Seyfried, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Bruce Almighty”, “Scent of a Woman” and “Dear John”.
Age, height and net worth
Meaghan’s age is 36. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 8ins (1.75m) and she weighs around 145lbs (65kgs).
As of May 2022, Meaghan’s net worth stands at over $4 million, while her husband Tom’s net worth has been estimated at more than $6 million.
Who is her husband Tom?
Thomas John ‘Tom’ Ellis was born in Cardiff, Wales on 17 November 1978 – his zodiac sign is Scorpio, and he holds British nationality. He’s appeared in more than 60 movies and TV series, while he’s perhaps known best for his portrayal of the lead character Lucifer Morningstar in the critically acclaimed fantasy crime series “Lucifer”. It was created by Tom Kapinos, also starred Lauren German and Kevin Alejandro, and follows Lucifer who has come from Hell to settle in Los Angeles; the series aired from 2016 to 2021 and won two of the 22 awards for which it was nominated, including a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Choreography for Scripted Programming.
Tom was raised in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England alongside his twin sister and two other sisters, by their father Christopher John Ellis and mother Marilyn Jean (nee Hooper). He studied at High Storrs School and became interested in music during his four years there; Tom was and still is an avid French horn player, and was a member of the City of Sheffield Youth Orchestra. Upon matriculating in 1997, he enrolled at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (Glasgow), graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in dramatic studies in 2001.
His debut TV series role was his portrayal of Ben in the 2000 episode “Kate’s Niece” of the comedy “Kiss Me Kate”, and the following year saw him make his debut film appearance, in the comedy drama “The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby”. A couple of his other notable performances in the 2000s were in the 2001 crime comedy movie “Buffalo Soldiers”, the 2002 drama series “Nice Guy Eddie” and the 2009 adventure thriller movie “Masterwork”.
Tom gained recognition with his portrayal of the lead character Gary Preston in the comedy series “Miranda”; it also starred Miranda Hart and Patricia Hodge, and follows socially awkward Miranda who keeps ending up in rather unusual situations. The series aired from 2009 to 2015, and won eight of the 33 awards for which it was nominated, including seven BAFTA nominations.
A couple of Tom’s most recent roles have been in 2019 in the musical fantasy comedy movie “Isn’t It Romantic”, and the episode “Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Three” of the action adventure series “The Flash”; and the 2022 episode “May Cause Indecision… Or Not” of the short animated adventure series “Robot Chicken” (voice role).
He has won two of the eight awards for which he has been nominated: he won a 2018 National Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a TV series, for his performance in “Lucifer”, and a 2021 Hollywood Critics Association Television Award for Pop Culture Icon.