• Tom Ackerley was born in Surrey, England in 1990 and is an assistant film director and producer.
• He is best known for being married to Margot Robbie, an Australian actress and movie producer.
• Tom produced the biographical comedy drama “I, Tonya” which won 46 awards and was nominated for 122 others.
• He married Margot in 2016 and they have founded their own movie company, Lucky Chap Entertainment.
• Tom and Margot have a combined net worth of over $26 million.

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SpouseMargot Robbie

Who is Margot Robbie’s husband Tom Ackerley? Wiki Bio

Tom Ackerley was born in Surrey, England on 1 January 1990 – his zodiac sign is Capricorn and he holds British nationality. Tom is an assistant film director and producer, but perhaps best known for being the husband of Margot Robbie, an Australian actress and movie producer.

Childhood and education

Tom was raised in Surrey an only child by his father who was a real estate agent and his mother who was a nurse at a local hospital. He grew up being interested in sports and played soccer with his friends, something rather common in England.

He attended a local high school at which he was a member of the drama club, while he was also playing soccer for the school’s team; he also started to like golf after he played it once with his father.

Upon matriculation in 2008, Tom enrolled at Godalming College in Surrey, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre in 2012.

Credits as a film producer

Tom made his producing debut in 2017, when he worked on the biographical comedy drama “I, Tonya” which starred his wife Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan and Allison Janney, and which is about a professional ice skater whose husband is against her pursuing a career in that field. The movie was a huge success, winning 46 awards including an Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Allison Janney), while it was nominated for 122 other awards.

In 2018, Tom produced the crime thriller movie “Terminal”, which was both directed and written by Vaughn Stein, but which received rather poor reviews. The following year saw him work on the thriller movie “Dreamland”, which is about a teenager who is working as a bounty hunter, and in 2020, Tom produced the comedy crime movie “Promising Young Woman”, directed and written by Emerald Fennell, which is about a young woman taking her revenge on people who hurt her in the past.

Tom has recently been hired to produce three movies set to be released in 2021, entitled “The Humming of the Beast”, “Tank Girl”, and “Barbie” while he will also be producing the mini-series “Maid”.

Credits as an assistant film director

Tom had his first directing experience in 2012, as the third assistant director for the episode “King of the Teds” of the drama series “Playhouse Presents”, which wasn’t very successful, then in the following years he worked as the third assistant director on the horror science fiction film “The Last Days on Mars”. as well as first assistant director on the horror movie “Final Prayer”.

Tom was quite busy in 2014, as he was the third assistant director on three movies – “The Two Faces of January” “Pride”, and “Suite Francaise”, while he also served as the third assistant director for two episodes of the series “Da Vinci’s Demons”, and the second assistant director for the action thriller movie “Everly”. The year 2015 saw him work on the action thriller series “American Odyssey”, but which ended after airing its first season, and he was then second assistant director for the short drama movie “Yussef Is Complicated”.

Some of his latest works have been on the action drama thriller movie “MI-5”, the historical war drama “Macbeth”, and the action adventure comedy “The Brothers Grimsby” in 2016.

Tom has been nominated for five awards – in 2017, he and his colleagues were nominated for an Awards Circuit Community Awards for Best Motion Picture for “I, Tonya” while they were also nominated for a Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Feature and an Audience Award. In 2018, the same cast was nominated for a Gold Derby Award for Motion Picture and for a PGA Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures.

Love life and marriage with Margot Robbie

Tom met Margot Robbie in 2013 when he was working on the movie “Suite Francaise”, and Margot was starring in it.


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They began dating shortly afterwards, but were keeping their relationship hidden as they didn’t want to attract the media’s attention. In December 2016, the two married in a small ceremony in Byron Bay, New South Wales, attended by only their best man and woman as they kept their marriage hidden for several months before the public found out about it. They are currently living in Los Angeles, California as they moved there shortly after exchanging their vows. Margot and Tom don’t have any children together as they both appear to be focused on working on their careers. They have founded their own movie company called Lucky Chap Entertainment.

Both Tom and Margot were in several relationships before meeting one another; it’s believed that Tom was once engaged, but that the engagement was cancelled several months later.

Hobbies and other interests

Tom is no longer as active as he used to be because of his work, but still occasionally plays soccer and golf with his friends. He likes to travel, and has been to several US states including New York, California and Arizona, while he has also been to Australia on several occasions to visit Margot’s family. The two have vacationed in Europe a couple of times, and have stayed in countries including Greece and France. Tom is a lover of animals, and has had several dogs while his favorite animals are horses. Some of his other hobbies include dancing, reading and playing chess.

Tom has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Will Smith, Bruce Willis and Anne Hathaway, while some of his favorite movies are “I Am Legend”, “Pulp Fiction”, and “Les Miserables”.

Tom Ackerley

Appearance and net worth

Tom is 30 years old. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, is 6ft 3ins (1.89m) tall, and weighs around 180lbs (82kgs). As of June 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $4 million, while Margot’s net worth is reputedly over $22 million.

Who is Margot Robbie? Wiki Bio

Margot Elise Robbie was born in Dalby, Queensland, Australia, on 2 July 1990 – her zodiac sign is Cancer and she holds Australian nationality. Margot is perhaps best known for her portrayal of the lead character Naomi Lapaglia in the critically acclaimed biographical crime drama movie “The Wolf of Wall Street” in 2013, starring Leonard DiCaprio and Jonah Hill, and which follows the real life of Jordan Belfort who managed to trick stock-brokers and investors for more than $1 billion. The movie was a big success, winning 38 awards while it was nominated for 177 others, including five Oscars.

Margot was initially raised in the Gold Coast hinterland in Queensland, alongside her two brothers Lachlan and Cameron and her sister Anya, by their father Doug Robbie who is the owner of a farm, and their mother Sarie Kessler who worked as a physiotherapist. Margot’s parents divorced when she was six, and she today hears from her father only now and then. Her growing up was not easy, and when she turned 16 she began working three jobs to help her mother financially, while she also practiced her acting skills at her high school. She matriculated in 2008 from Somerset College.

Margot made her debut film appearance in 2008, when she portrayed Cassandra in the drama movie “Vigilante”, and was then invited to appear in a variety of movies such as the British romantic comedy drama “About Time” in 2013, the science fiction drama “Z for Zacharia” in 2015, and the American biographical war comedy drama “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” in 2016.

Margot was praised for her performances in movies “The Legend of Tarzan”, “Suicide Squad”, and “I, Tonya”, while some of her other notable performances were in the historical drama movie “Mary, Queen of Scots” and the critically acclaimed comedy drama “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” in 2019, directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio – the movie won 128 awards including two Oscars, and was nominated for 343 other awards. One of Margot’s latest roles in movies has been in the superhero film “Birds of Prey” in 2020, while she has recently been cast to appear in the live action comedy film “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway”, and the superhero movie “The Suicide Squad 2”, both set to be released in 2021.

Margot made her debut TV series appearance in 2008, when she portrayed Kelly in the episode “Stealing, Dickheads, Risk” of the Australian satirical black comedy series “Review with Myles Barlow”, and in the same year she began portraying the lead character, Donna Freedman in the Australian soap opera “Neighbors”, appearing in 353 episodes until 2011 when the series ended. Her next lead role was in 2011 in the American period drama series “Pan Am”, in which she played Laura Cameron, and two of Margot’s latest roles in TV series have been in single episodes of the British factual series “Top Gear” in 2015, and the comedy web series “Dollface” in 2019.

Margot has also done some modelling – in May 2016, it was announced that she would serve as the face of Calvin Klein’s Deep Euphoria perfume. She has also appeared in a Nissan commercial, and in February 2018 she became the ambassador of the luxury company Chanel.

General Info

Full NameTom Ackerley
ProfessionFilm director
EducationGodalming College


SpouseMargot Robbie

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Assistant Director

The Brothers Grimsby2016second second assistant director
Macbeth2015additional third assistant director
MI-52015third assistant director
Yussef Is Complicated2015Short second assistant director
American Odyssey2015TV Series third assistant director - Morocco
Suite Française2014third assistant director
Everly2014second assistant director
Pride2014/Ithird assistant director
Da Vinci's Demons2014TV Series third assistant director - 2 episodes
The Two Faces of January2014third assistant director
Final Prayer2013first assistant director
The Last Days on Mars2013third assistant director
Playhouse Presents2012TV Series third assistant director - 1 episode


Rush2013/Irunner: daily crew
Trance2013/Iset production assistant
Gambit2012/Ifloor runner
Now Is Good2012floor runner
Big Fat Gypsy Gangster2011floor runner
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy2011crowd runner
The Hour2011TV Series floor runner - 4 episodes


Terminal2017/Iproducer post-production
I, Tonya2017producer

Location Management

War Horse2011location runner - uncredited

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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