Meaghan Oppenheimer is an American screenwriter, producer, and actress. She is also Tom Ellis’s wife, a Welsh actor. Meaghan is well known for the role she played in movies like Broken, We are Your friend and Fear the Walking Dead. Here is her biography.

Profile Summary 

Full name: Meaghan Reed Oppenheimer 

Date of birth: 28th March 1986. 

Place of birth: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA 

Nationality: American 

Ethnicity: Caucasian 

Siblings: Eric, Luke, and Sophie

Eye colour: Hazel

Hair colour: Brown 

Zodiac sign: Aries

Profession: Producer, Actress, and Screenwriter

Early Life

Meaghan Oppenheimer, born Meaghan Reed, is Tom Ellis’s wife. She is a producer and screenwriter who writes for both television and movies. She was also a former child actress. When she was a child, Meaghan starred in Even Stevens’s Disney series. Meaghan Oppenheimer was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the 28th of March 1986. She grew up in Tulsa with her parents and three siblings. Meaghan Oppenheimer was a former child actor.


Meaghan’s parents are Reed and Gabrielle Oppenheimer. She has three siblings, two brothers(Eric and Like) and a sister (Sophie). Meaghan Oppenheimer’s father, Reed, graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor’s degree in History and also an Anthropology minor. 

On the other hand, Meaghan’s mother, Gabrielle Oppenheimer, had two degrees. She graduated from Wheaton College, New York, with a degree in History. Gabrielle also graduated from Hunter College, Illinois, with an Art History.

Oppenheimer’s family runs a non-profit organization, the Reed Jules Oppenheimer Foundation(RJOF). Her father, Reed Oppenheimer, is the executive director, while her mother is the director of social responsibility outreach. The organization was founded in 2012; it focuses on poverty alleviation initiatives, social justice, equality, etc.


Meaghan Oppenheimer attended Holland Hall, a private school in Tulsa, and graduated in 2005. She then proceeded to New York to attend the New York University Tisch School of Arts. Meaghan graduated from Tisch School of Art in 2009. 


Meaghan Reed Oppenheimer

Meaghan relocated to Los Angeles to begin her screenwriting career. She writes for both television shows and movies. Meaghan has written a lot of scripts for movies and TV shows. She wrote the Hot Mess and acted in it as well. Besides that, Meaghan also writes the screenplay for We Are Your Friends, starring Zac Efron.

Apart from being a writer, Meaghan Oppenheimer is also a producer and actress originally. 

In 2016, Meaghan worked as an executive producer for the pilot episode of Broken. From 2018 to 2019, she produced ten episodes on the web series Queen America, a dark comedy that features Catherine Zeta-Jones as a beauty pageant coach hired in Oklahoma.

She has appeared in television shows and movies like How to Marry a Billionaire, LoveFinder, Hot Mess, stalkTALK, and so on. In Love finder, Meaghan featured as Lexi; she also starred in stalkTALK as Drew Walker and Bree in How to Marry a Billionaire.

Screenwriting Credit

Meaghan Oppenheimer’s screenwriting credits include:

2010: Hot Mess 

2015:  We Are Your Friends 

2015:  Fear the Walking Dead Episode- Season One, episode 4 titled Not Fade Away.

2018-2019:  Queen America  

Acting Credit

Meaghan Oppenheimer acting credits include:

2010: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher as Renee.

2010: In Hot Mess 

2011: In Love Finder as Lexi.

2011: In stalkTALK as Drew Walker

2011: In How to Marry a Billionaire as Bree

Personal Life

Meaghan Oppenheimer is married to Tom Ellis. Tom Ellis is a Welsh actor popularly known for playing Lucifer Morningstar in the Netflix urban fantasy series Lucifer. The couple affair began in 2015, a year after Tom Ellis divorced his wife of eight years. 

Meghan Oppenheimer and Tom Ellis got engaged in March 2017 after dating for two years. They later got married two years later on June Ist, 2019. Meaghan Oppenheimer and Tom Ellis exchanged their vows on the beautiful Grassini Family Winery in Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara, CA. 

Meaghan is now a proud stepmom to three of Tom’s children from his previous relationship. Tom had two daughters from his previously married wife and a teenage daughter Nora from his former girlfriend.