Jamie Bell is an English actor and a dancer who rose to prominence with the lead role of Billy Elliot in the 2000 British dance drama movies and his debut movie, ‘Billy Elliot’. Likewise, he received critical praise when he played the role of Chris Munn in the 2004 American psychological thriller movie, ‘Undertow’. He has received numerous awards throughout his acting career including a BAFTA award and an Empire award.

Quick Info
Full NameAndrew James Matfin Bell
Date of Birth 14 March 1986
Birth PlaceBillingham, England
Parent(s)Eileen Matfin and John Bell
OccupationActor, Dancer
Spouse(s)Evan Rachel Wood
​(m. 2012; div. 2014)​
Kate Mara​
​(m. 2017)
Net worth US $11 million

 

Bio

Jamie Bell’s full name is Andrew James Matfin Bell. He was born on 14 March 1986 in Billingham, England to his mother, Eileen Matfin, and to his father, John Bell who was a toolmaker.

Unfortunately, his father left the family even before he was born and he was born and raised by his mother alongside his elder sister, Kathryn Bell. His interest in dancing started when he started accompanying his sister to her dance classes. Besides this, he is currently 34 years old with the zodiac sign of Pisces.

 

Nationality and Physical Stats

Jamie Bell holds an English nationality and belongs to the English ethnicity. He is a non-religious person and does not believe in God. Besides this, he stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.7m/170cms) tall and weighs around 65kgs (143lbs). Besides this, he has a slim body figure with a pair of blue-colored eyes and dark brown colored hair.

Jamie Bell

Education

Jamie Bell studied and completed his schooling at the Northfield School situated in Thames street in his hometown. Later, in order to pursue a career in acting, he dropped out of school to join the Stagecoach Theatre Arts and later went on to be a member of the National Youth Music Theatre.

 

Wife

Jamie Bell was previously involved in a relationship with Amy Derova, a Russian actress and model. Later, he was seen dating American actress, Evan Rachel Wood from 2005-2006. The two of them hooked up again in 2011 and stayed together till 2014.

He has since been in a relationship with Kate Mara, an American actress who he met in 2015. The two of them have stayed together ever since and have not had any children to date.

 

Social

Jamie Bell is not so active on social media platforms. His Instagram account (@1jamiebell) has over 3 thousand followers and his Twitter account (@1jamiebell) has over 150 thousand followers.

Jamie Bell

Career

Movies

Jamie Bell gave his debut performance with the lead role of Billy Elliot in the 2000 British dance drama movie, ‘Billy Elliot’.

Likewise, he has appeared as Private Charlie Shakespeare in ‘Deathwatch’ and as Smike in ‘Nicholas Nickleby’ in the year 2002, as Chris Munn in ‘Undertow’ in the year 2004, as Dick Dandelion in ‘Dear Wendy’, as Dean Stifle in ‘The Chumscrubber’ and as Jimmy in ‘King Kong’ in the year 2005, as Ralph ‘Iggy’ Ignatowski in ‘Flags of Our Fathers’ in 2006, as Hallam Foe in ‘Hallam Foe’ in 2007, as Griffin O’Conner in ‘Jumper’ and as Asael Bielski in ‘Defiance’ in 2008, as Esca in ‘The Eagle’, as St. John Rivers in ‘Jane Eyre’, as Private Jack Coleman in ‘Retreat’ and as Tintin in ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ in the year 2011, as Joey Cassidy in ‘Man on a Ledge’.

In the year 2012, as Edgar in ‘Snowpiercer alongside Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, as Ray Lennox in ‘Filth’ and as Kin ‘Nymphomaniac’ in the year 2013, as Ben Grimm in ‘Fantastic Four’ in 2015, as Peter Turner in ‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’ and as Rusty Firmin in ‘6 Days’ in the year 2017, as Jarhead Earl in ‘Donnybrook’ and as Bryon Widner in ‘Skin’ in the year 2018, as Bernie Taupin in ‘Rocketman’ in the year 2019, as the voice of Danny in ‘Cranston Academy: Monster Zone’ in 2020 and is currently filming as Robert Ritter in the upcoming movie, ‘Without Remorse’.

 

Television

Jamie Bell has appeared on television with the role of Mark Sheedy in an episode of ‘Close and True’ in the year 2000 and with the role of Abraham Woodhull for a total of 40 episodes of ‘TURN: Washington’s Spies’ from the year 2014 to the year 2017.

 

Video Games

Jamie Bell played the role of Jimmy in the 2005 action-adventure video game, ‘Peter Jackson’s King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie’, and the role of Griffin O’Conner in the 2008 video game, ‘Jumper: Griffin’s Story’.

 

Music Videos

Jamie Bell and his then-girlfriend, Evan Rachel Wood played the role of a couple separated by the Iraq War in the music video of Green Day’s superhit acoustic ballad, ‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’ in the year 2005.

Jamie Bell

Achievements

Jamie Bell has won the BAFTA award for the Best Actor in a Leading Role award and 7 other awards for his work in ‘Billy Elliot’ in the year 2000. Moreover, he has the National Board of Review Award for Best Cast along with the cast of ‘Nicholas Nickleby’ in the year 2002 and the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor award for his work in ‘Undertow’ in the year 2004.

Furthermore, he has also won the Spike Video Game Award for Best Cast award along with the cast of ‘Peter Jackson’s King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie’.

 

Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Jamie Bell has an approximate net worth of $11 million.

 

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