Tony McGill Wiki Bio
Anthony ‘Tony’ McGill was born in Ireland, in 1976 – he hasn’t revealed his exact date of birth, but his zodiac sign is believed to be Capricorn, and he holds Irish nationality. He’s a music producer, composer and businessman, while he’s perhaps known best for being the husband of Caitriona Balfe, a famous Irish actress and former model.
Early life and education
Tony was raised in Ireland by his parents, about whom not a lot is known as he respects their privacy; it’s believed that his father also worked in the music industry, and that his mother was a theatre actress. Because he hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, most people believe Tony to be an only child.
He became interested in music during his teenage years, although he was into a couple of other activities as well, including playing various sports with his peers, excelling at soccer, and dancing and acting. Tony matriculated from a local high school in 1994, and because he hasn’t spoken of his further education, it’s believed that he hasn’t attended college; he moved to London, England in 1995, wanting to pursue a career in the music industry.
Not a lot is known about Tony’s career, as he prefers to keep it away from the media’s attention, while it’s known that he’s today running his own music label in London, England.
Love life and marriage with Caitriona Balfe
Both Tony and Caitriona prefer to keep details of their love lives to themselves, but have still allowed their fans to have a glimpse into it. It’s believed that they had already been dating for a year when they appeared together in public for the first time in 2015. They revealed in January 2018 that they had become engaged, and on 10 August 2019, the two married at Bruton’s (England) St. Mary’s Church.
On 18 August 2021, both Tony and Caitriona revealed on their social media accounts that they had become parents to their son; the boy’s name remains undisclosed, as his parents prefer to keep him away from media.
Tony hasn’t spoken of any other women whom he’s perhaps been with, and as of August 2022, he’s married to Caitriona Balfe, and they have a son together.
Hobbies and other interests
Tony’s passionate about travelling, and has been to a couple of European countries for both work and pleasure, while he’s also been to various US states, mostly to keep his wife company during her red carpet events; his dream travel destination is Tokyo, Japan.
Tony likes to watch Studio Ghibli movies in his spare time, especially those directed by the studio’s co-founder, Japanese animator, producer and director Hayao Miyazaki; some of his favorites include “Spirited Away”, “Howl’s Moving Castle” and “My Neighbor Totoro”. He’s also a huge fan of Irish animated movies, with a couple of his favorites being “Song of the Sea”, “The Secret of the Kells” and “Wolfwalkers”.
Tony’s physically more or less active, as he has a couple of training sessions at the gym every week, while he also enjoys playing various sports with his friends in his spare time, with his favorites being soccer and basketball.
Age, height and net worth
Tony’s age is either 45 or 46. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) and he weighs around 155lbs (70kgs).
As of August 2022, his net worth stands at over $3 million, while his wife Caitriona’s net worth’s been estimated at more than $4 million.
Who is his wife Caitriona Balfe?
Caitriona Mary Balfe was born in Dublin, Ireland on 4 October 1979 – her zodiac sign’s Libra, and she holds Irish nationality. She’s appeared in close to 20 movies and TV series, and is probably known best for her portrayal of Ma, one of the main characters in the critically acclaimed 2021 biographical movie “Belfast”, written and directed by Kenneth Branagh, and which also starred Jude Hill and Lewis McAskie. It follows a young boy and his family as they’re living in Belfast in the second half of the ‘60s; the movie won 53 awards, including an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, while it was nominated for 237 other awards.
Caitriona was raised in Tydavnet, Ireland alongside her four siblings, by their father who’s a former Garda Sergeant, and their mother who’s a housewife.
Caitriona grew up being interested in acting, and appeared in numerous plays performed at her high school. She matriculated in 1998, and then went on to study drama at Dublin Institute of Technology, however, she was spotted by a modelling scout and launched her modelling career, thus choosing to leave acting aside.
She went on to work for Ford Models in Paris, France, while she could then have been seen on the catwalk for designers Dolce & Gabbana, Alberta Ferretti and Louis Vuitton, amongst many others. At the peak of the career, Caitriona was believed to be amongst the 20 most sought-after models in the world.
She launched her acting career in 2011, when cast to play Elizabeth Lamb in the hit action science fiction mystery movie “Super 8”, written and directed by J. J. Abrams, and which starred Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka and Kyle Chandler. It follows a group of friends who witnessed a train crash in 1979, while many strange events then began taking place in their town; the film won 11 of the 81 awards for which it was nominated.
A couple of Caitriona’s following roles were in the 2011 short romantic movie “Lust Life”, the 2012 short comedy film “The Wolf”, and five episodes of the 2012 romantic comedy mini-series “The Beauty Inside” (lead role).
In 2013, she played Jasmine Tressler in the critically acclaimed mystery thriller movie “Now You See Me”, directed by Louis Leterrier, and which starred Jesse Eisenberg, Common and Mark Ruffalo. It follows an Interpol detective and an FBI agent as they’re trying to catch a group of illusionists who rob banks during their performances; the movie won one of the four awards for which it was nominated. In the same year, Caitriona appeared in the hit action thriller movie “Escape Plan”, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, 50 Cent and Sylvester Stallone, and was nominated for two awards.
Three of her most recent roles have been in the 2019 short animated family movie “The Christmas Letter” (voice role), the 2020 animated adventure comedy “Angela’s Christmas Wish” (voice role), and 75 episodes of the romantic fantasy series “Outlander” since 2014.
Caitriona’s won 17 of the 61 awards for which she’s been nominated, including a 2022 BAFTA Film Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress, for her performance in “Belfast”.