Know about Marilyn Jean Hooper, mother of Tom Ellis


Several people have gained the limelight through their connections with renowned personalities and Marilyn Jean Hooper can be regarded as one of them. She is known to the world as the mother of the famous actor, Tom Ellis, who played the character ‘Lucifer Morningstar’ in the Netflix show ‘Lucifer.’

Marilyn Jean Hooper’s Family

Marilyn Jean Hooper lived a very plain life and there is very little information about her available on the web. She worked as a music teacher and married Christopher John Ellis, a Baptist minister, in 1972. They had four children but the family gained popularity because of their son, Tom Ellis. Thomas John Ellis was born on 17 November 1978 in Cardiff, Wales, along with his fraternal twin sister, Lucy Ellis Hawkins. The other two sisters are Annwen Ellis Stone and Naomi Ellis Moody. After Tom’s birth, the family moved to England and he grew up in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. He earned a BA in Dramatic Studies at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow.

Tom was in a relationship with the actress, Estelle Morgan but they broke off in a year. Before break up, Estelle realized she was pregnant with Tom’s child. Tom became a father for the 1st time at age 26 when Estelle gave birth to their daughter, Nora Ellis on May 22, 2005. The couple tried to maintain their relationship but things didn’t work out and they finally got separated. In 2006, Tom married actress Tamzin Outhwaite, with whom he has two daughters, Florence Elsie Ellis, born on June 17, 2008, and Marnie Mae Ellis, born on 1 August 2012. Even this marriage didn’t last very long and ended in their divorce in April 2014. Tom married American screenwriter Meaghan Oppenheimer in 2019.

Marilyn Jean Hooper’s Net Worth

Marilyn Jean Hooper lived a very private life away from media attention. There isn’t much information on the internet about her net worth or career path. However, being the mother of a superstar, it can be said that she is living a healthy life. His son, Tom Ellis is a renowned Welsh actor and is best known for playing Lucifer Morningstar in the Fox urban fantasy series ‘Lucifer’, for which he won the U.S. National Film and Television Awards and the Hollywood Critics Association. He was cast as Detective Inspector Bland in ‘Agatha Christie’s Poirot.’

His role as doctor William P. Rush in the USA Network series ‘Rush’, and as Mark Etches in the supernatural drama series ‘The Fades,’ is equally appreciated. In 2010, he was nominated at the Monte Carlo TV Festival as the Best Supporting Actor for his role in the British comedy series ‘Miranda.’ In 2021, Tom won the Tell-Tale TV Award for Favourite Actor in a Cable or Streaming Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror Series. He has amassed a net worth of $12 million from his successful acting career.


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