Jamie Dornan- An Actor, Best Known for his Role in the Film, ‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ and It’s Sequel, as Christian Grey

Who is Jamie Dornan?

Jamie Dornan is a well-known name in the entertainment industry. He is an actor, model, as well as a musician, who has struggled since 2001. Starting a career as a model, Jamie has now been able to establish himself as a successful actor in both TV shows and films. He gained worldwide recognition after the movie, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” released in 2015, as the role of Christian Grey. Also, the sequels of the film released in 2017 and 2018, respectively. Besides, he has also gained popularity from the TV shows. His notable TV series includes “Once Upon a Time,” and “The Fall.” While as a model.

Quick Info 
Celebrated NameJamie Dornan
ProfessionActor, Model
Birth DateMay 1, 1982
Birth PlaceHolywood, County Down, Northern Ireland
Full NameJames Dornan
Star SignTaurus
ParentsFather: Jim Dornan
Mother: Lorna Dornan
WifeAmelia Warner
Net Worth$14 million
NationalityBritish, Northern Irish
EthnicityNorthern Irish
Height6 feet 0 inches
Weight77 kg
Body Measurement41-32-15 inches
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorLight Brown

Jamie Dornan


Jamie was born on May 1, 1982, as the name James Dornan in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland. He was born to his father, Jim Dornan, and his mother, Lorna Dornan, with the star sign of Taurus. Jim is an obstetrician and gynecologist, whereas his mother was a homemaker. Lorna died when Jamie was 16 years old due to pancreatic cancer, then Jim married to a gynecologist, Samina. Likewise, Jamie grew up along with his two older sisters, Liesa and Jessica, in the suburb of Belfast.  

Education of Jamie Dornan

Jamie attended Methodist College Belfast, located at the foot of the Malone Road. He enjoyed acting from his college days only. He enrolled in the drama department and used to perform for a college play. Besides, he also played rugby during college time. Later, after being certified from the college, Jamie joined the Teesside University. However, he dropped from college to pursue his career as an actor.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Jamie holds the nationality of British and Northern Irish, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to Northern Irish. Besides, he is 6 feet 0 inches tall and has a weight of around 77 kg. Along with the chest size 41 inches, waist size 32 inches, and bicep size 15 inches, he has an athletic body type. Additionally, his blue eye color, and light brown hair color, reflects his fantastic personality.



Jamie started his career as a model, competing in the reality show, “Model Behaviour,” in 2001. Though he could not make the show, he got a contract with an agency, “Select Model Management.” Then, he started getting more projects. He modeled for Abercrombie & Fitch, Aquascutum, Hugo Boss, and Armani.

He earned more fame after his work with the Dior Homme and Calvin Klein. Besides, he has been in some commercials for Zara, Banana Republic, Lily Aldridge, and Dior, among several others.

Films of Jamie Dornan

Jamie debuted his acting career appearing in the film, “Marie Antoinette,” in 2006, as the role of Axel von. Then, in 2008, he featured in a horror film, “Beyond the Rave.” The next year, he had his three films released, “Shadows in the Sun,” “X Returns,” and “Nice To Meet You.” Then, featuring in the Tv shows for some year, he returned to the films in 2014, with the film, “Flying Home.”

On October 23, 2013, Jamie became a cast member as Christian Grey in the erotic romantic drama film, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” alongside Dakota Johnson. The film released on February 13, 2015. Also, Jamie signed to feature in the second and third volumes of the Fifty Shades film franchise. The film gained both critical and commercial success earning over $571 million worldwide. Besides, in the same year, he also had appeared in the movie, “Burnt.”

Jamie Dornan

After his film, Fifty Shades of Grey, Jamie gained international recognition. He started getting more offers. He featured in three films in 2016. The sequels film, “Fifty Shades Darker,” and “Fifty Shades Freed,” released in 2017, and 2018, also became successful. Jamie appeared in further three films in 2018, which are “Untogether,” “A Private War,” and “Robin Hood.”

In 2019, the actor appeared in a romantic drama film, “Endings, Beginnings,” and in a horror film, “Synchronic.”  He had his last appearance in the movie, “Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar,” as the role of Edgar in 2020. Also, he voiced over the film, “Trolls World Tour,” for the character Chaz. Moreover, Jamie is ow busy with an upcoming movie, “Wild Mountain Thyme,”

TV Shows

The actor debuted in a TV show, appearing in the television series, “Once Upon a Time,” as a role of Sheriff Graham. Though he appeared for nine episodes, he became appreciated for his performance, due to which though he was killed, he returned for the final episode of the series.

Jamie had his next appearance in the drama series, “The Fall,” as the role of Paul Spector. The show released from 2013 to 2016. His performance was loved by the critics, for which he also became honored with awards. Furthermore, in 2014, he featured in the series, “New Words.”

Subsequently, in 2018, the actor played the role of Danny Tate, in a television film, “My Dinner with Herve.” His last appearance in the television was in three episodes of the series, “Death and Nightingales,” as the role of Liam Ward, in the same year.


For his amazing performances, Jamie has been appreciated by several awards. He won his first award, Breakthrough Award, in 2014 for the series, “The Fall.” Also, for the same series, he won Irish Film Awards as a Best Lead Actor and Rising Actor.

For his film, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” he won the Golden Raspberry Awards in the category of “Worst Actor,” and “Worst Screen Combo,” alongside Dakota Johnson.  Furthermore, in 2018, he won the People’s Choice Awards for the film, “Fifty Shades Freed,” in the category of The Drama Movie Star of the Year.

Personal Life of Jamie Dornan

Jamie is a married man. He tied a knot with an actress, and a singer-songwriter, Amelia Warner, in 2013. The duo met in 2010 and started dating. In 2012, they had had an engagement. Also, Jamie and Amelia have three daughters together; Dulcie Dornan, Elva Dornan, and Alberta Dornan.

Jamie Dornan

Besides, previously, he dated an actress Keira Knightley from 2003 to 2005. Then, from 2006 to 2007, he was in a relationship with a model Kate Moss. Likewise, his name has also been linked up with an actress Mischa Barton, and Sienna Miller.

Net Worth

Jamie Dornan has earned massive popularity from his professional career. Likewise, along with gaining name and fame, he has been able to make a handsome amount of money. Jamie has an estimated net worth of about $14 million, as of 2020.

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