The celebrated TV personality Jameela Jamil could best be described as a survivor. Despite all the challenges and struggles, she passed through in her teenage days, Jameela has attained a lot in her career. She became a professional presenter in 2009 after she landed a gig in the British breakfast show, Freshly Squeezed. Later on, she played as a host for the BBC Radio show, The Official Chart. That’s not all, Jameela has also made waves as an actress and vocal opponent of fat on social media. Here is an inside look on the television personality.
Jameela Jamil’s Bio, Age and Ethnicity
Jameela Alia Jamil who was born on the 25th of February 1986 to an Indiana father and a Pakistan mother suffered from a lot of distress as a child. She was born with congenital hearing loss and labyrinths which later had an effect in speech and the partial loss of her right ear. Also, Alia was bullied severally as a child leading to her being shy.
While trying to salvage herself, Jameela Jamil became a victim of anorexia nervosa, she avoided meals just to keep slim and look attractive. At the age of 17, she was involved in a ghastly motor accident that almost led to paralysis. She suffered from broken bones and a damaged spine and was also bedridden for two years. However, with the help of physiotherapy and steroid treatment, she began to use her legs again.
As per her educational pursuit, the television personality was a scholar in one of the many schools in the world. Sources say that as a student, Jameela Jamil was a lover of biology and arts. Alia wasn’t one of the many celebrities who bloomed after college, she initially struggled with her career before hitting her big break in 2016. She previously worked as an English teacher, model, and fashion scout.
While working as a fashion scout, Jameela Jamil landed a role on television in 2008 appearing on the E4 show, Music Zone. That appearance later earned her a role as a television presenter on T4 the following year. The television personality proved her relevance with the crew for three years before taking BBC Radio 1 offer to work as a host for their show; The Official Charts and The Official Chart Update.
Subsequently, Jamil relocated to Los Angeles with the intention of adding the job of a DJ to her career with no intents of pursuing acting. While she was developing her skills, she was contacted to fill in the position of a British actress in the NBC fantasy comedy series, The Good Place. Meanwhile, Jameel had no experience or intentions to go into acting, so she reluctantly went for the audition but surprisingly performed well and later got the spot to play as Tahani Al Jamil in the series. Ever since then, she has gotten other roles and has given them her best shots.
As a model, Jameela Jamil had a photoshoot for Vogue magazine on the British Editorial Class of 2010 and also wrote for the company. In 2018, she went ahead to launch her first American Magazine Cover The Cut.
What to know about her Height and Weight
Jameela Jamil could be best described with her statuesque beauty and her charming persona. Her el magnifico height of 5 feet 11 inches displays her elegance on most red carpet events. She has a banana-shaped body with attractive features.
Working as a vocal opponent of fat, the television personality has maintained a weight of 58.5kg with the right proportion of meals and many workouts. It is believed that she measures 34-24-35 Inches for her bust, waist and hip sizes respectively. Often times, she wears a black fringe hair and has a set of cute brown eyes.
Jameela Jamil’s Boyfriend
After Jameela Jamil hit her big break in 2016, a lot of her fans were inquisitive to know who her heartthrob was. Well, she openly accepted the fact that she, indeed, was with someone but withheld his name. According to some sources, it was discovered that the two dated for a very long period of time before parting ways in 2015.
After that relationship, Alia decided to focus on her career but as they say, love would always find you when it is ripe. Jameela found love again with the English singer, James Blake.
Sources say that the two started dating privately sometime in 2015 but later decided to go public in 2018 following the actress’ upload of a photo of him on twitter saying that she experienced true love with James Blake since they got together. Obviously, the two share a large part of their heart together, we wish them the very best and hope to hear of their union soon.