Who is Sam Claflin?

Sam Claflin is one of the famous English actors who has been involved in this field from 2010 to till date. He received his international fame from the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Initially, he wanted to become a footballer but his dreams were shattered after he hurt his ankle and was fractured. So, he focused his career on acting after that incident. He started his professional acting as a theatre actor and then stepped into a small screen and eventually big screen. Some of his stages work, series and film are ‘Love Is,’ ‘The Man of Mode,’ ‘Pillars of the Earth,’ ‘Snow White and the Huntsman,’ ‘The Quiet Ones’ and many more.

Quick Info
Full NameSamuel George Sam Claflin
Birth Date27 June 1986
Birth PlaceIpswich, Suffolk, England
FatherMark Claflin
MotherSue Claflin
BrothersBenjamin, Daniel and Joseph
Age34 years old
ReligionRoman Catholic
Height5 feet 10 inches (152cm/1.52m
Weight83 kg (182lbs)
HairLight Brown
Net Worth$5 million

Sam Claflin


Samuel George Sam Claflin was born on 27 June 1986 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. He is the son of father Mark Claflin and mother Sue Claflin. His father is a professional accountant while his mother is an education assistant. Furthermore, he has three siblings, two elder brothers named Benjamin Claflin and Daniel Claflin, and a younger brother Joseph Claflin. He is currently 34 years old with a Gemini sun sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Sam Claflin holds British nationality and follows Roman Catholicism (Christianity). Besides, he stands 5 feet 10 inches (152cm/1.52m) tall and weighs around 83 kg (182lbs). He has an athletic body type having a pair of green-colored eyes with light brown hair color.


Sam Claflin spent his childhood in Norwich, a city in Norfolk County along with his brothers. He attended Costessey High School and was very passionate about soccer in his early years.

Personal Life

Sam Claflin dated actress Laura Haddock in 2011 and after a long term relationship, they married in July 2013. The couple has two children together, a son named Pip Claflin, and a daughter named Margot Claflin. This couple got separated on 20 August 2019.

Sam Claflin


Sam Claflin is active in his social media accounts. His Instagram account (@mrsamclaflin) has 3.3 million followers and his Twitter account (@samclaflin) have 929 thousand followers.



Sam Claflin made his small screen debut in 2010 miniseries ‘The Pillars of the Earth’ as Richard of Kingsbridge. He was then featured in a post-apocalyptic telefilm titled ‘The Lost Future’ and in the PBS miniseries ‘Any Human Heart’ as a junior Logan Mountstuart.

The next year he was again featured in miniseries ‘White Heat’ where he appeared in six episodes. He also did a television film named ‘Mary and Martha’ as Ben in 2013. He then took a long gap from TV series and appeared in the 2019 period crime drama TV series ‘Peaky Blinders’ as Oswald Mosley.

Sam Claflin


He featured in the 2012 fantasy film ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ as William.  Thereafter, in 2013 he was featured in ‘The Hunger Games’ as Finnick Odair. He shared screen space with actors like Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, and Liam Hemsworth amongst others. Likewise, the sequel of this film series was released in 2014 and 2015 ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ and ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ respectively where he reprised his role of hunk Odair.

In 2017, he played in the movie ‘My Cousin Rachel’ as Philip Ashely and as Captain Stanhope in the movie Journey’s End. Likewise, he also cast in ‘Adrift,’ ‘The Nightingale’ in 2018, and ‘The Corrupted,’ ‘Charlie’s Angels’ in 2019. He also lent his voice to the character Merlin in the South Korean English language computer-animated fantasy film ‘Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs’ in 2019. His recent movies are ‘Love Wedding Repeat’ and ‘Enola Holmes’ in 2020.


He was nominated twice for the Empire Award in 2012 and 2014, thrice for the Teen Choice Award in 2012, 2014 and 2016 and in the MTV Movie & TV Award in 2017. Likewise, in 2014 he has won the Glamour Award under the category Man of the Year.

Net Worth

Sam Claflin is one of the famous and amazing actors in the Hollywood industry. As of 2020, his net worth is approximately $5 million.