Austen Hooks - Updated Jul 2024

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Austen Hooks

Austen Hooks is an ex-celebrity husband, musician, and electronics. Austen Hooks is known as the ex-husband of actress Margo Harshman, who has appeared in the popular show “The Big Bang Theory.”

Early Life

Austen Hooks hails from the United States of America and holds American nationality. Similarly, he belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity while his actual date of birth, birthplace, age, and many others are still unknown.

Austen has not shared anything related to his family background such as his parents, siblings, and childhood life. He has maintained a private life and avoided any media attention to his family background.

Austen Hooks – Education

Porper’s details related to his academic qualifications, he attended Katy High School. During his school time, he was a part of a band as a drummer. He has a degree in electronics engineering from Texas A&M.

Professional Career

Austen Hooks works as an electrical engineer. He is also interested in music. His passion for those two led him to create and sell Projector Amps for a living today. Projector Amps are extremely popular and are used by many musicians today.

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Caption: Austen Hooks clicking a photo in his studio (Source: Fretboard Journal)

Meanwhile, he volunteers for a charity and works with the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund. The organization’s stated goal is to assist musicians and workers in this field. Apart from this, he is also known as the ex-husband of Margo Harshman, an American actress.

His ex-wife, Margo Harshman

Margo Harshman is an American actress who has appeared in various film and television roles. She started her acting career debuting in the film “The Elf Who Didn’t Believe” in 1997 in which she portrayed the role of Jolie. After that, she played the role of Tawny Dean in the film “The Even Stevens Movie” in 2003. Later, she started as Tricia Rawlins in “Rise: Blood Hunter” in 2007, and Nina in “Pretty Little Devils” in 2008.

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Caption: Margo Harshman in the television show, The Big Bang Theory (Source: IMDb)

After appearing in a couple of films, she got her breakthrough role as Alex Jensen in the series “The Big Bang Theory.” The series ran from 2012 to 2013. After, she made her recurring role of Delilah Fielding in the “NCIS” appearing from 2013 to 2019. Among her other notable television series are “Without a Trace,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Journeyman,” “Modern Family,” “House,” and others.


Despite his career, Austen has not earned any awards or recognition. Meanwhile, his ex-wife Margo has won a couple of them. She won the ShoWest “Female Stars of Tomorrow” award at the ShoWest Convention along with fellow “Sorority Row” cast members in 2009.

Additionally, she was nominated for two awards at the Young Artist Awards in 2005, one for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special by a Supporting Young Actress for The Even Stevens Movie (2004) (TV) and the other for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) by a Supporting Young Actress for Even Stevens (2001).

Net Worth 2023

As of 2023, Austen’s net worth is estimated at around $1 million which he earned from his musical career. On the other hand, his ex-wife’s estimated net worth is around $6 million which she earned through her acting career.

Relationship Status

Currently, Austen Hooks is divorced and single. But in the past, he was married to his ex-wife Margo Harshman in 2017.  However, Austen filed for divorce following an 8-week-long separation and their divorce was finalized in 2018. The reason for their split is still unknown.

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Caption: Austen Hooks and Margo Harshman (Source: TMZ)

After the divorce, Austen is currently focused on his professional career. Meanwhile, Austen has not been a part of the controversy or rumours and has kept a low profile at the moment.

Austen Hooks – Body Measurements

Looking at his appearance, he has brown hair with a pair of green eyes. Other than that, there is not much known about his exact height, weight, and other body measurement.

Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@austenhooks’ there are over 2.7k followers. Likewise, there are 355 followers on his ‘@AustenHooks’ and he is not present on Facebook.