As Draco Malfoy in the film series Harry Potter, Thomas Andrew Felton aka Tom Felton is an English actor and musician. Felton appeared in commercials and made his screen appearance in 1977 in the film The Borrowers playing the role of Peagreen Clock. Prior to being cast in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in 2001, Felton portrayed Louis T. Leonowens in Anna and the King. Felton was cast in seven sequels until the final film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, and later in 2011 he appeared in the sci-fi film Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Felton was subsequently cast in indie films From the Rough, in 2011 and The Apparition, in 2012.
In the historical miniseries Labyrinth, he was starred as Viscount Trencavel, and in the period drama Belle, he played the role of James Ashford, which released to critical acclaim. In 2015, Felton reappeared as a murder suspect in TNT’s Murder in the First. He also appeared in Message from the King and A United Kingdom, which was premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2017, Felton co-starred in the drama film, action thriller, and biographical film, named Feed, Stratton, and Megan Leavey respectively.
Felton recently appeared as the villain in family-horror A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting released in 2020.
Tom Felton’s Net Worth
According to sources, the Harry Potter star Tom Felton has an estimated net worth of $35 million. He has built his net worth as an actor and a musician.
Felton reveals his grandpa’s role in the Harry Potter series
Tom Felton, 33 shared some inside knowledge on his live stream. During streaming his Harry Potter films on Instagram, he gave his fans a surprise by pointing out his maternal grandfather, Nigel Anstey, in one of the scenes from 2001’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
Felton excitedly said; “That’s my grandpa again! The guy with the beard,”
“White beard! Huge beard right next to Lee Jordan. And there’s me again.”
He added; “It’s a family thing, mental! Mental!”.
Tom Felton’s Early Life
Tom Felton was born to Peter Felton and Sharon Anstey on the 22nd of September in the year 1987 in Epsom, Surrey. Felton’s parents divorced when he was in his teenage years. Felton has 3 older brothers. Until the age of 13, he was educated at West Horsley’s Cranmore School, and afterwards, he attended the Howard of Effingham School for his secondary education. Since his childhood, Felton showed interest in singing and subsequently joined school choirs.
At the beginning of his career, Felton appeared in commercials for Commercial Union and Barclaycard companies. He amassed worldwide recognition for his role as Draco Malfoy in Harry Potter.
Tom Felton’s Dating Life
Felton was dating his stunt assistant Jade Olivia Gordon from 2008 to 2016 who also played the role of Felton’s character wife in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.