Jonathan Bailey is an English actor. The actor has starred in Broadchurch, Doctor Who, W1A, and much more. He started working since he was seven years old as a stage actor in Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Jonathan Bailey’s Born to Act(Early Years)
Jonathan was born on 25th April 1988, in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. He has three elder sisters, whom he admires a lot. His parents did a normal job and his sisters were the one who supported him as an actor since he was a child.
Bailey, when he was a kid, he saw one of his sisters dancing in a school and he used to watch her carefully as he was interested in it. He would enjoy with his sisters with then at their bedroom, he says his sisters were the first audience,
“my first captive audience – and my idols. Being the youngest, I absorbed things from them.”
When asked him about his influence, he said,
“My three sisters. I feel happiest when I am with them.”
Once his parents came to know about his, they were also keen to accept his likes and help him follow his dream,
“My parents claim never to have gone to the theatre until the first night I appeared as Tiny Tim, yet they were so supportive of getting me to rehearsals in Clapham. My mum was working two or three jobs, and would have to drop me off.”
This is how his journey started towards acting. When an interviewer asked him what would he be if not an actor, then he said that maybe he would be a pilot.
Jonathan Bailey’s Career Journey and Net worth
Jonathan has done the theatre acts like Les Miserables(1997-1998), King John(2003), Beautiful Thing(2006), Company(2018), and many more.
He has starred in a few movies like 5 Children and It(2004), Elizabeth: The Golden Age(2007), Permanent Vacation(2009), Testament of Youth(2014), The Young Messiah(2016), The Mercy(2018), etc.
Baily has been featured in the television series as well. Some of the series in which he made his guest appearance or had a lead role are Bright Hair(1997), Walk Away and I Stumble(2005), Off the Hook(2009), Me and Mrs. Jones(2012), Doctor Who(2014), W1A(2014-2017), Chewing Gum(2017), Jack Ryan(2018), etc.
Apart from television and acting, Jonathan has worked as a voice actor in radio and video games.
According to the sources, his net worth is estimated to be around $29 million.
Jonathan Bailey’s Interesting Facts
- His website URL is ‘fuckyeahjonnybailey,’ a very catchy one to remember.
- Confidence comes easily on him but he’s not a swagger kind of a person.
- He and his family would go to Jonathan Pryce in Oliver! as a Christmas treat during his childhood. After seeing that, he told his sister that he will do like that the other year.
- His parents have never seen any theatre acts and his Tiny Tim stage act was their first stage show.
- Besides acting, he has worked in his dad’s honey factory, and he would call him ‘the honey monster.’
- He has not taken any training.
Jonathan Bailey’s Body Measurement and Social Media
Jonathan has a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs 188 lbs. His hair color and eye color both are black. His shoe size is unknown.
He is active on social media. He uses Twitter and Instagram. He has over 13.7k Twitter followers and over 14.1k Instagram followers. He does not use Facebook.
Jonathan Bailey’s Relationship Status, Girlfriend
Jonathan is in a relationship. He is having an affair with Pippa Bennett-Warner. She is a British actress. They are private people so they do not talk about their personal life in public. However, they are seen together in some public events like award shows, parties, etc.
Bailey’s previous relationships are unknown.
Also there were rumors that he was actually gay! The basis of this rumors is not confirmed but may be due to the fact that he plays gay characters in movies and is a big supporter of LGBT community.
Jonathan also has not confirmed the rumors nor denied them. Gay or Straight, we love him!
Reference: (thestage.co.uk, wikipedia.org, hollywoodmask.com)