Theo James is a British actor, singer, and model that gained widespread fame when he cast in the movie adaptation of Veronica Roth’s bestselling novel franchise Divergent; a young adult movie set in a dystopian future. The man with the chiseled looks has had an impressive career, and fans clamor to learn all they can about him. Luckily, we have that settled here, so keep reading to learn more about his career and more.
Theo Jammes’ Bio and Age
Theo James was born on the 16th of December, 1984 in the Buckinghamshire town of High Wycombe, England. He was raised somewhere else though; in the small town of Askett, also in Buckinghamshire, England. He is the last child born to Jane (née Martin) a National Health Service worker; and Philip Taptiklis, a business consultant. Theo is of Greek, English and Scottish ancestry; his paternal grandfather was a Greek man who moved from Greece to New Zealand. He went to Aylesbury Grammar School, and after that attended the University of Nottingham. He graduated from college with a degree in Philosophy. Before starting his career as an actor, Theo James received his acting lessons at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol, England.
Theo James began his acting career when he got to feature on two episodes of the BBC One mini-series A Passionate Woman in 2010. He starred in the series opposite English actress Billie Piper. He also got to appear in an episode of the fabled ITV historical drama series Downtown Abbey. In 2009, Theo James received the honor of being named Screen International’s Star of Tomorrow; a title given to upcoming actors with a lot of potentials. His movie debut is the 2010 Woody Allen directed comedy You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger. He received the role of the character Ray while he was still in acting school.
Theo James got his first leading role when he was cast as Jed Harper in the 2011 Sky Living horror series Bedlam. The series was short-lived, but nevertheless, James made the best of it. He also got to be in the 2011 comedy movie The Inbetweeners Movie. Theo James has had a substantial number of television and movie credits under his name. He has appeared in the 2012 movies The Domino Effect, and Underworld: Awakening. In the latter, he played the role of David and starred alongside fellow British actress Kate Beckinsale. He was Detective Walter William Clark Jr. in the American crime-drama Golden Boy, which was on air for just one season.
Theo James’ breakthrough role arrived when he received the role of Tobias ‘Four’ Eaton in the 2014 dystopian future movie Divergent, a movie adaptation of the bestselling novel with the same name by Veronica Roth. The movie was a success, and James got to reprise the role in the second and third movies in the franchise; 2015’s Insurgent and 2016’s Allegiant. When the fifth film in the Underworld series was done, he reprised his role as David, this time becoming the male lead of the movie.
Other credits to his name are London Fields (2015), The Benefactor (2015), Backstabbing for Beginners (2018), and How It Ends (2018). In 2015, Theo James became a brand ambassador for the perfume maker Hugo Boss, featuring in the company’s advertisements. For a little while, he was into music as the singer and guitarist of the band Shere Khan. However, on the 21st of November, 2012 the band officially announced that they would be disbanding.
Who Are The James’ Brothers?
Theo James was born into a family of five children, and he is the youngest of them all. He has two older brothers and two older sisters. Information on their names, date of births or their career paths is not publicly known at this point.
Does He Have a Wife or Girlfriend?
Theo James has been with Irish actress Ruth Kearney since 2009. They met each other when they were still students of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Even though rumors circulated that Theo James was supposedly in a relationship with Divergent co-star Shailene Woodley, the two’s romance never went beyond the big screen. James and Kearney exchanged their vows on the 25th of August, 2018 at the Islington Town Hall.
With an impressive career that Theo James has had, it wouldn’t be surprising to learn he has a nice sum for his net worth. Thanks to his acting, singing, and modeling, Theo James has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
Height and Body Measurements
Height: 6 feet / 1.83 meters
Weight: 78 kg / 172 pounds
Chest: 45 inches / 114 cm
Waist: 32 inches / 81 cm
Arm: 15.5 inches / 39 cm
Shoe: 10 (US)
Eye color: Brown
Hair color: Dark brown