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Who is Tom Ackerley? Meet Margot Robbie’s Husband

Margot Robbie has been in the limelight for more than a decade now! The Wolf of Wall Street star has been married to her husband Tom Ackerley since the year 2016. Keep scrolling to know more about her husband.

Here’s all you need to know Margot’s husband Tom Ackerley

Thomas Ackerley was born on June 13, 1990, in Surrey, England. He is a British film producer and former assistant director. In addition to this, he is also the co-founder of the production company LuckyChap Entertainment with his wife Margot Robbie.

The 32-year-old is the youngest of three brothers, he was raised in Guildford and he attended Godalming College. He started his film career in the world of entertainment as an extra in the first three installments of the Harry Potter film series.

Soon afterward, Ackerley took a break from films, and he returned and stepped into the field of production this time. He worked as a production runner for films such as Gambit (2012) and Rush (2013).

From the year 2012 to 2016, Tom worked as an assistant director for various television series and films, including PrideSuite FrançaiseThe Two Faces of January (all released in 2014), and Macbeth (2015).

How did Tom Ackerley meet Margot Robbie?

Tom and Margot met each other for the first time in the year 2013 and they began dating a year later. These two lovebirds met while filming the 2014 film Suite Française, the English native was a third assistant to the director. The movie came out right after The Wolf of Wall Street.

During a 2018 interview with The Guardian, Margot stated that the cast and crew formed a close bond during the shooting of the film. All of them got so close that they decided to move in together.

Around the time, the Australian actress said, “We were like: ‘Wouldn’t it be funny if we all lived together?’ Someone said: ‘But you don’t live in London,’ and I said: ‘I don’t live anywhere. I’ll move.’ Three days later we signed a lease in Clapham.”

Robbie went on to say, at that point, they were living together (with five others in the house). That’s when the whirlwind romance between Margot and Tom started. The couple tied the knot in December of 2016. They exchanged their vows in a private ceremony in Byron Bay, New South Wales.

Tom worked in the entertainment industry for many years

Before getting married to Margot Robbie, Tom spent a good amount of time in the entertainment industry. Over the years, he has tried his hand at different positions in showbiz.

Ackerley served as a runner for different projects in 2011. To date, he has worked on several projects such as War Horse, Now is Good, Big Fat Gypsy Gangster, Gambit, The Hour, and Rush. 

Soon after he switched his profession and he wore the director’s cap. He played the role of assistant director for several projects including The Last Days on Mars, The Two Faces of January, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Rebel Wilsonstarring comedy The Brother’s Grimsby in 2016, and how can we forget Suite Française.

Tom has produced a couple of his wife Margot’s projects

After Tom and Robbie got married, he began taking on bigger roles within her various productions. As per his IMDb page, shortly after they tied the knot in 2016, he became a producer for her hit biopic I, Tonya in 2017.

Not only this, but Ackerley has also produced a bunch of other projects of his wife Margot including  2018’s Terminal plus 2019’s Dreamland. He will also be producing some of her forthcoming projects such as Barbie and Ocean’s 11 film.

Apart from the above collaborations with his wife Margot, Tom has also been a producer for critically-acclaimed pictures, like Promising Young Woman or the upcoming Boston Strangler film.

What does Margot have to say about her hubby Tom?

As of now, Margot and Tom have been married for nearly six years. The two of them have tried to keep their relationship away from the spotlight. They are one of those couples who like to keep their personal life to themselves.

During an interview with The Guardian, the Once Upon a Time In Hollywood star disclosed that the couple’s roomies told them to move out on their own. We must say Tom and Margot make for a beautiful couple.

In an interview with DailyMail in 2021, Margot jokingly talked about her love for all the things England including her husband. She said, “I seem to love a lot of British things. I love Harry Potter, I love my husband and I love Love Island. It’s great.”

The Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey actress explained how grateful they are that they get to work together on numerous projects and she continued, “We started our production company with our best friends and it continues to be a wonderful group dynamic. We all really work well together. I feel very lucky.”

What are the future plans of Margot and Tom?

Given the fact that the two of them are extremely private when it comes to their relationship, they have kept details about their whirlwind romance under the wraps including if and when they plan to have kids.

In an interview with Radio Times in 2019, Margot revealed that the baby question is the one that she’s the most annoyed with. She said, “I got married, and the first question in almost every interview is, ‘Babies? When are you having one?’ I’m so angry that there’s this social contract.”

The Suicide Squad alum further added, “You’re married, now have a baby. Don’t presume. I’ll do what I’m going to do.” Let us tell you one interesting thing about the pair, they might not have a baby yet, but they are already parents to their dogs Belle and Boo Radley. Both of their dogs are rescued.

Did you know Margot Robbie and Tom Ackerley worked together professionally on a bunch of projects? Kindly drop your thoughts in the comments section below. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.
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