Tom Hopper - Biography

Last Modified: Aug 5, 2022

Tom Hopper
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: The Umbrella Academy (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $5 million

Personal Details

Born on : January 28, 1985 (age 38)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Thomas Edward Hopper
Birth Place: Coalville, Leicestershire, England, UK
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Richard Hooper
Mother's Name: Meredith Jean Hopper
Siblings: 3

Ben Hopper (brother)
Jack Hopper (brother)
Emily Hopper (sister)

High School: Newbridge High School, Ashby School
University: Rose Bruford College
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Scottish)
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: June 7, 2014
Wife's Name: Laura Hopper
Children: 2

Freddie Douglas Hopper (son)
Truly Rose Hopper (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.93 meter (6 feet 4 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Tom Hopper?

Tom Hopper is an actor by profession and British by nationality. He is best known for starring in the TV series The Umbrella Academy as Luther Hargreeves, Game of Thrones as Dickon Tarly, and Merlin as Percival.

Tom Hopper, - James Faulkner on Game of Thrones (Image: Watchers on the Wall)

Tom Hopper – Age, Parents, Siblings

Tom Hopper was born on January 28, 1985, in Coalville, Leicestershire, England, the UK as Thomas Edward Hopper. His father’s name is Richard Hooper and his mother’s name is Meredith Jean Hopper. He is not the only child of his parents and has three siblings – brothers Ben Hopper, Jack Hopper, and sister Emily Hopper.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Tom Hopper attended Newbridge High School and Ashby School. He later enrolled at  Rose Bruford College where he studied acting.

His ethnicity is English and Scottish.

Tom Hopper – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Tom Hopper married his longtime girlfriend Laura Hopper on June 7, 2014. He welcomed his first child with his wife on June 1, 2015- son Freddie Douglas Hopper. The couple’s second child, daughter Truly Rose Hopper, was born on July 6, 2018. The married couple seems to be very happy with their relationship. They regularly feature each other on social media and there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.

Tom, Laura Hopper with their children (Image: Instagram- posted Dec 2020)

Tom Hopper – Career

Early Days

Hopper’s debut screen role was in an episode of the TV series Casualty (2007) as Hugh 'Chewy' Mullen. This was followed by guest roles in the films Saxon (2007), Tormented (2009) and in TV series Kingdom (2008), Doctors (2008), Doctor Who (2020). Finally, in 2020, Tom Hopper landed the role of Sir Percival in the drama series Merlin. He portrayed the character for a total of 26 episodes, until 2012. This role helped him land major projects in near future.

Films, Series

Since 2010, Tom Hopper has starred in the films Leopard (2013), Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014), Kill Ratio (2016), I Feel Pretty (2018), Terminator: Dark Fate (2019), Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (2021), Love in the Villa (2022), Branded (2023), Climber (2023), among others.

Moreover, he has portrayed characters in the episodes of the TV series Good Cop (2012), Barbarians Rising (2016), Black Sails (2014-2017), Game of Thrones (2017: as Dickon Tarly), The Umbrella Academy (2019-2022: Luther Hargreeves), etc.

Tom Hopper in The Umbrella Academy (Image: Vulture)


On the set of The Umbrella Academy, Tom Hopper has worked with Ritu Arya, David Castaneda, Justin H. Min, Jordan Claire Robbins, Cazzie David.

Tom Hopper – Awards, Nominations

Hopper was nominated at the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards- Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

Tom Hopper – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Tom Hopper is estimated at around $5 million while the figure on his annual income is unclear.

Tom Hopper – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Hopper is followed by millions of fans on Instagram, and Twitter but seems to be absent from the social media handle Facebook.

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