Tom Cavanagh
Tom Cavanagh
Real Name/Full Name Thomas Cavanagh
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tom Cavanagh
Birth Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 October 1963
Age/How Old: 59 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 170 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Thomas Cavanagh Sr.
Mother – Rosemary Cavanagh
Siblings: 3 Sisters and a Brother.
School: Séminaire de Sherbrooke
Champlain College
College: Queen’s University
Religion: Roman Catholicism
Nationality: Canadian
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Maureen Grise (m, 2004)
Kids/Children Name: James Joseph Cavanagh, Thomas Cavanagh, Jr., Katie Cavanagh, and Alice Ann Cavanagh.
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $5 Million
Last Updated: April 2023

Tom Cavanagh is a popular Canadian actor. He is most well-known for his performances in the popular comedy-drama TV series, “Ed” which brought him a Golden Globe Award nomination, and the incredibly popular superhero TV series, “The Flash”. He is also the director, executive producer, lead actor, and also wrote the screenwriter for the popular 2018 short film, “Tom And Grant” which landed him several awards.

Well, how well do you know about Tom Cavanagh? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tom Cavanagh’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tom Cavanagh to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tom Cavanagh, whose full name is Thomas Cavanagh was born on the 26th of October 1963 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada to parents, Thomas Cavanagh Sr. and Rosemary Cavanagh. He moved to Winneba, Ghana with his family when he was a child and moved to Lennoxville, Quebec with his family in his teenage years. His father was the Academic Dean of Champlain College, which is located in Lennoxville. Coming to his siblings, he has three sisters and a brother.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tom Cavanagh in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tom Cavanagh’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 2nd April 2023 having been born on 26 October 1963. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 170lbs in Pound and 77kg in Kilograms.


Tom Cavanagh initially attended Séminaire de Sherbrooke, where he studied French and played Basketball. Following that, he studied at the Champlain College in Lennoxville at the CEGEP level. He received his higher education from Queen’s University where he began taking an interest in theatre and music and played ice hockey and varsity basketball. He graduated from the aforementioned university in 1987 with degrees in English, biology, and education.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Tom Cavanagh With Wife Maureen Grise
Tom Cavanagh With Wife Maureen Grise

Tom Cavanagh married Maureen Grise in 2004 and the two have been together ever since. Maureen is a photo editor by profession. Together, they have two sons, James Joseph Cavanagh and Thomas Cavanagh, Jr. and Katie Cavanagh and Alice Ann Cavanagh. He was previously in a relationship with the popular American actress, Paula Cale. Coming to the other aspects of his personal life, he is a huge fan of running and has also been a part of the 2006 New York City Marathon.

Is Tom Cavanagh Gay?

Tom Cavanagh is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation and is neither gay nor bisexual. He has been married to Maureen Grise since 2004, with whom he shares four children as well. Apart from that, he has previously been in a relationship with the popular American actress, Paula Cale. Going by his relationship history, it’s clear that he is straight.

Professional Career

While Tom Cavanagh had been acting in films and TV shows since the early 90s, he only gained recognition in 2000 due to his recurring role in the medical drama TV series, “Providence”. From 2000 to 2004, he had the main role in the massively popular comedy-drama TV series, “Ed”. His performance on the series was not only met with critical praise but also landed him a TV Guide Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination.

In 2002, he had a guest-starring role in the popular sitcom, “My Big Brother”. In the same year, he starred in the crime thriller drama film, “Bang Bang You’re Dead” which was a critical success. In 2004, he starred in the Christmas-themed film, “Snow” and its sequel, “Snow 2: Brain Freeze”, which was released in 2008. In 2006, he starred in the romantic comedy film, “Gray Matters”. In 2008, he starred in the two-part television film, “The Capture of the Green River Killer”.

From 2008 to 2009, he served as the host of the show, “Stories from the Vaults”. In 2010, he starred in the popular live-action/computer-animated film, “Yogi Bear”. Since 2014, he has been starring in the immensely popular superhero TV series, “The Flash”. In the series, he portrays Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash and the various versions of Harrison Wells.

His performance on the series has been nothing short of spectacular and it remains the most popular role of his career.  In 2018, he directed, executive produced, starred in, and also wrote the screenplay for the popular short film, “Tom And Grant” which brought him a lot of praise and multiple awards. Apart from acting in films and TV series, he has worked in theatre as well.

Some of his most popular roles include acting in the 1989 production of Shenandoah on Broadway and the 2008 production of Some Americans Abroad.  Apart from being an actor, he is a podcaster as well. From 2010 to 2016, he served as the co-host of the popular podcast Mike and Tom Eat Snacks,


  • Tom Cavanagh was the winner of the 2001 TV Guide Award in the category of Actor of the Year in a New Series for “Ed”.
  • At the 2018 Best Shorts Competition, he won in 6 different categories for his work on “Tom And Grant”. These categories were Best of Show, Creativity/Originality, Direction, Leading Actor, Humor/Humorist, and Viewer Impact: Entertainment Value.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tom Cavanagh in 2023

Tom Cavanagh Net Worth
Tom Cavanagh Net Worth

As of 2023, Tom Cavanagh has garnered a net worth of $5 Million. He has made most of his earnings from his career as an actor. He has been quite successful in his career and therefore it’s no surprise that he has such a handsome net worth.

Tom Cavanagh has been a great actor and his performances show that. He is also the founder of the annual celebrity basketball tournament, Cavanagh Classic, which was started to raise money and awareness for Nothing But Nets. This proves the kind of person he is. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors and hope he continues to look out for the welfare of society like he always has.


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