Margot Robbie is best known for her great characters on the big screen (hello, Harley Quinn and Tonya Harding), but not much is known about her off screen. But for years, her husband, Tom Ackerley, has been quietly taking her for more than four years. Below, a brief on their relationship.
He is also in the film industry.
Although Ackerley hails from the United Kingdom, his professional interests lie firmly within Hollywood. He is a director and assistant producer who has worked on films including Grimsby Brothers and 2015 Macbeth. Prior to that, he was a member of the film crew including tinker soldier tailor spy, AcceleratesAnd the war horse. In 2014, he was established production company LuckyChap Entertainment with Robbie, producing projects from her and, Tonya, Hulu face dollAnd the And the next promising young woman. In 2018, he and his producing partner Josie McNamara were cast in the miscellaneous 10 producers to watch binding.
In an interview with MirrorAnd the Robbie talked about her and Ackerley. We started our production company [LuckyCap Entertainment] With our best friends, and it’s still a great team dynamic. We really work well together. I feel very lucky.”
Margot and Tom met on a movie set.
Coincidentally, it was the film industry that initially brought Ackerley and Robbie together. In an interview with Australia The Daily TelegraphShe confirmed that they met while working on the 2014 movie Francis Suite. She also discussed making the early days of their relationship work when she was away filming and he was based in London. “The most beneficial thing I’ve learned from other couples in the industry is that you never go more than three weeks without seeing each other,” she told the outlet. “It can be really hard being in a long-distance relationship when you don’t see the light at the end of the tunnel. It can mess with your head, so the three-week rule is key.” The couple was first photographed together during a New York Rangers game in February 2015.
They rarely talk about their relationship.
Since meeting, both Robbie and Ackerley have kept their relationship private. In fact, they didn’t walk a red carpet together until fall 2017, nearly a year after their December 2016 wedding. People Reportedly, the couple tied the knot on December 18 in Byron Bay, Australia. Margot confirmed the reports By posting a photo of the two kissing on Instagram, while holding up her newly decorated finger.
In 2018, she gave porter A rare quote about her relationship. “I am a big advocate of doing business with your partner,” she told the outlet. “Marriage is actually the most fun of all, life has become more fun in a way. I have a responsibility being someone’s wife, I want to be better.”
They work together frequently.
When it comes to their relationship, Robbie and Ackerley prefer to let the work speak for itself. Through LuckyChap, the couple has worked on several films that Robbie has starred in, including And, TonyaAnd the wild birdsand the coming Live action or direct event BarbieAnd the which links her to real-life couple Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach as writers.
In an interview with The Ellen DeGeneres ShowRuby said she and Ackerley postponed their honeymoon to shoot And, Tonya. While sitting down, she also detailed an awkward run-in with DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, and Barack Obama.
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From the looks of her IG, he loves adventure.
When Ackerley isn’t in a movie set alongside Robbie, it’s his Instagram The feed is filled with photos of him traveling, surfing, and skiing. (Plus, some cute dog pics.) In September 2018, he posted photos after participating in a triathlon.
Margot credits Tom with helping her overcome her anxiety when preparing for the films.
In an August 2021 interview with MirrorRuby revealed that she gets overwhelmed with anxiety when she takes on a role – but her husband helps her deal with it.
Robbie has discussed being scared as she reprized her role as Harley Quinn in the movie suicide squad sequel. Harley though [Quinn] She’s a character I’ve played before, and I still get scared before filming because I’m always nervous to start any job.” so. Every time I do a movie, I turn to my husband, and I say, “I don’t think I can do this.” He says something like, “You do this every time. You’ll be fine.”
“I seem to like a lot of British things,” she joked in the interview about her love of British things, including Ackerley, who is from Surrey. “I love Harry Potter, I love my husband and I love Love Island. It’s great.”
Tom visited her on the set Barbie for her birthday.
Margot Robbie turned 32 on the set Barbie on July 2, 2022 and her husband, Tom Ackerley Visit between shooting scenes. The film is directed by Greta Gerwig, and Robbie plays the titular character. Ryan Gosling stars as the famous Kane.
While Robbie is resting, she is seen smiling and chatting with Ackerley. He was wearing a white casual shirt, black and white plaid pants, and a pair of black shades. Ruby was dressed in a selection from her Barbie wardrobe, a pink western-style blouse with a white cowboy hat.
The couple was seen on a date in New York City in September 2022.
On Saturday, September 18th, it was Robbie I have seen They go out to dinner with Ackerley in Soho, and head out to a restaurant date together. The actress wore a peasant style dress in dark red shades patterned with floral prints and a high waist. She paired the late summer look with suede boots and some simple silver jewelry. She carried a small leather bag, wore a black mask, and let her long blonde hair down. Robbie walked alongside Ackerley, who was wearing a white T-shirt tucked into beige slacks.
They walked the red carpet for the Governors Awards together in November 2022.
Robbie and Ackerley attended the “Post Governors Awards” Gala at Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles on Saturday, November 19. And the actress is in the midst of promoting her upcoming movie Babylon, which focuses on the Roaring Twenties and Hollywood’s transition away from silent films.
Robbie wore a stunning emerald green satin dress by Bottega Veneta to the party hosted by President and CEO, Brian Robbins, at the Sunset Tower Hotel. The look revealed her midriff with a gold tie that held the exposed sides of the bodice and skirt together. Ackerley wore a classic black suit with a black tie.
The couple smiled sweetly at each other in front of the cameras, looking pretty and in love.
Savannah Walsh is an Editorial Fellow at ELLE.com.