April 24, 2024
Margot Robbie's Husband Was in Harry Potter!

Margot Robbie is one of Hollywood’s most famous stars, but you might not know much about Margot Robbie husband, Tom Ackerley.

What many don’t know is that this British filmmaker, Tom Ackerley, had a role in Harry Potter as a kid, playing a student at Hogwarts.

Even Margot Robbie Didn’t Know Her Husband Starred in Harry Potter!

Yep, that’s right! Margot Robbie husband, Tom Ackerley, appeared in ‘Harry Potter’ when he was a kid.

His role was so small, though, you might miss him if you blink. He played an unnamed background boy in the first three Harry Potter movies, and his character in “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” was a Slytherin student!

Margot Robbie Husband Was in Harry Potter

And about this, a superfan of Harry Potter, Margot Robbie, said she didn’t know that her husband appeared in the film series. Had she known, she jokes, she might have married him sooner.

Robbie said on The Graham Norton Show in 2020 that she was so obsessed with the Harry Potter series that she even lied to the optometrist to get glasses like Harry Potter’s—even though she has perfect vision.

She went on to reveal that her husband actually appeared in some of the Harry Potter films—a fact Tom Ackerley only disclosed to her after they were married.

Margot Robbie Husband

“My husband appeared in the Harry Potter movies,” Robbie excitedly told Norton.

“I know, I was like, ‘If you had told me earlier, we would have married earlier.‘” she joked.

After College, Tom Ackerley Entered the Film Industry Behind the Scenes

Despite being from the UK, Tom Ackerley’s career interests were firmly rooted in Hollywood.

After a brief stint in front of the camera, Margot Robbie husband, Ackerley continued his studies at Godalming College in the UK before making his way into the film industry behind the scenes.

According to the British Film Institute, his career began with roles as a floor runner and set production assistant and later as an assistant director.

In 2014, he co-founded the production company LuckyChap Entertainment with Robbie and their childhood friends. Their productions include films such as I, Tonya (2017), Promising Young Woman (2020), and last summer’s hit Barbie (2023).

Margot Robbie Husband, LuckyChap Entertainment

In an interview with Mirror, Robbie spoke about her and Ackerley’s company. “We set up our production company, LuckyChap Entertainment, with our best friends, and it still has a wonderful team dynamic. We all really collaborate well together. I feel very lucky.”

How Did Tom Ackerley Meet Margot Robbie?

In 2013, Ackerley met his future wife on the set of Suite Française.

Margot Robbie, Suite Française

This romantic film, released in 2014, starred Robbie and Michelle Williams, with Tom Ackerley as the third assistant director.

In 2016, Robbie reminisced to Vogue magazine about how “the best-looking guy in London” caught her eye, even though she wasn’t looking for love at the time.


But actually, in 2014, they had already lived together.

Margot Robbie husband

As reported by Vogue magazine, in January 2014, Robbie invited Ackerley, her childhood friend Sophia Kerr, and a few others she had worked with on the set of Suite Française to the UK premiere of The Wolf of Wall Street.

After a fun night out, Robbie suggested they should all live together.

So, they rented a place in London. Robbie and Ackerley started dating that year.

When their secret came out, the actress said it was like “shit hit the fan.”

“Our house turned into The Jerry Springer Show for a moment there,” she recalled. “But then the dust settled, and it was all good.”


In 2016, they got married in secret.

Margot Robbie husband

Robbie and Ackerley exchanged vows at a private ceremony on Australia’s Gold Coast in December 2016.

The couple didn’t go public with an engagement announcement before their wedding.

Margot later confirmed the news by posting a picture of her ring on Instagram. It was said that Margot wanted to make the wedding as private as possible, so most details were kept secret.

Margot Robbie, post a picture of her ring on Instagram

It’s even said that she had the 50 guests hand over their phones.

In July 2023, They Attended the Barbie Premiere Together in a Couple’s Costume

Margot Robbie husband, Barbie

While Ackerley and Robbie teamed up to produce Barbie, the couple also joined forces to promote the film.

Notably, they hit the pink carpet in matching black attire at the world premiere in Los Angeles.

Robbie wore a black strapless gown and shoulder-length gloves to mimic 1960s Barbie, while Margot Robbie husband, Ackerley looked like a modern-day Ken doll in a black tuxedo.

Awww! What a sweet couple!

In 2024, Their Sweetness Is Continuing!

Margot Robbie husband

Months after the release of Barbie, Margot Robbie, and Margot Robbie husband, Tom Ackerley attended the 2024 Critics’ Choice Awards.

“I’m so lucky,” Robbie said in an interview with E! News when asked about the perks of having a “normal” husband. “He likes being behind the camera. He’s not fazed by all this stuff.”

“He’s the best. It’s so much fun,” Robbie continued. “I love the word ‘normal.’ All my friends, everyone’s like, ‘What you do is cool, but it’s so much more fun just to go out and talk about other stuff.’ And you’re like, ‘I know.'”

Margot Robbie radiated sweetness and love as she spoke these words.

FAQs About Margot Robbie Husband

  1. 1. How old is Margot Robbie husband, Tom Ackerley?

    Tom was born on January 1, 1990. As of 2024, he's 34 years old.
    And you might be wondering about Margot Robbie's age too. No problem, let me tell you. Margot Robbie was also born in 1990 but is six months younger than her husband. Her birthday is on July 2.

  2. 2. How tall is Tom Ackerley?

    Margot Robbie husband, Tom Ackerley, is a film producer who isn't in the spotlight as much as his wife, actress Margot Robbie. This means that some of his personal details, like his height, might not be as easily accessible.
    However, according to Tom Ackerley's biography on IMDb, he stands 6 feet 3¼ inches tall, which is about 1.91 meters.

  3. 3. Where is Tom Ackerley from?

    Tom is a true British lad through and through. He grew up in Guildford, Surrey, and attended Godalming College nearby.

  4. 4. What is Tom Ackerley's net worth?

    Tom Ackerley's net worth is estimated at around 4 million dollars, while his wife's net worth is a whopping 40 million.

  5. 5. Where do Margot Robbie and Tom Ackerley live now?

    Although he and Robbie initially lived in London when they first married, they now reside in Los Angeles.

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  • Charlotte Brown

    Charlotte Brown, a former veteran entertainment reporter turned writer, is good at digging into celebrity gossip. Her works reveal the multi-faceted nature of the entertainment industry, showing readers the lives and secrets of stars with sharp and true writing. Her insight and wealth of experience make her books a must-read for gossip lovers.

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