Thomas Andrew Felton is an English actor born on 22 September 1987. He is best known for his role as Draco Malfoy in the films based on the Harry Potter books by JK Rowling.
Felton was born in Surrey and began working in advertising. In The Borrowers he played Peagreen Clock for the first time on the big screen. Before being cast in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, he played Louis T. Leonovens in the 1999 film Anna and the King (2001).
Until the last film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Felton starred in seven sequels. Rise of the Planet of the Apes was a sci-fi film in which Felton starred. He was then cast in the independent films From the Rough (2011) and The Apparition (2012).
Felton played Viscount Trencavel in the historical miniseries Labyrinth and James Ashford in the well-reviewed 2013 drama Bell. In 2015, he returned to TNT’s Murder First as a murder suspect.
The 2016 Toronto International Film Festival was the first time that Messages from the King and the United Kingdom were screened. He played Doctor Alchemy on The Flash, a show on The CW based on the comics of the same name. Felton starred in the drama Feed (2017), the thriller Stratton (2017), and the biopic Megan Leavey (2017).
Felton was a regular guest on the sci-fi show Origins in 2018 and played Laertes in Claire McCarthy’s Ophelia, both to critical acclaim. In the family horror film The Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting, Felton plays the bad guy.
Tom Felton Early Life
Thomas Andrew Felton was born in Epsom, Surrey, on September 22, 1987. He is the youngest of four sons of Peter Felton and Sharon Anstey. When he was a teenager, his parents separated.
Nigel Anstey, a geophysicist, is his mother’s father. Felton went to Cranmore School in West Horsley until he was 13. He then went to the Howard School of Effingham for his secondary education. Felton began to like singing when he was young. He joined school choirs and was then asked to join Guildford Cathedral Choir.
Personal life of Tom Felton
From April 2008 to early 2016, Felton dated stuntwoman Jade Olivia Gordon. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, she played his character’s wife.
Felton became ill on September 23, 2021, while participating in a celebrity golf exhibition at the 2021 Ryder Cup near Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He was taken to a nearby hospital on a stretcher after being taken off the golf course.
Tom Felton’s acting career
As said above, he has a net worth of 20 million dollars thanks to his acting career. Most of that money comes from the Harry Potter franchise and the TV shows he’s starred in since he stopped playing Draco Malfoy.
By multiple estimates, he earns between $1 million a year outside of any sponsored content he creates for brands.
It’s safe to say that Felton made a lot of money playing Draco Malfoy in all eight Harry Potter films and in the spinoffs and specials set in Rowling’s fantasy world that came out after the films.
He may always be known as Draco Malfoy, but he has starred in other successful films as well. He is currently working on two films, Canyon Del Muerto and Some Other Woman, both of which are in production or post-production.
Questions people commonly ask
Are Tom Felton and Emma Watson dating?
Despite what people said in the early days of the Harry Potter movies, Tom Felton and Emma Watson are not dating, or have never been. They are close friends who have been seen vacationing or hanging out with each other more than once.
When did Tom Felton make his acting debut?
Felton’s first role was as Peagreen Clock in the 1997 film The Borrowers. At that time he was only 10 years old.
Who is the richest Harry Potter actor?
Danielle Radcliffe is said to be the richest Harry Potter actress with a net worth of $110 million. Emma Watson is in second place with $85 million, and Rupert Grint is third with $50 million.