Charlie Hunnam : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Charlie Hunnam, a renowned world film actor, has made a significant impact in the Hollywood industry with his exceptional acting skills and charismatic presence. Known for his roles in various films and TV series, Hunnam’s journey from a young boy in Newcastle to a celebrated Hollywood actor is a tale of determination, talent, and hard work.

Early Life and Upbringing

Born as Charles Matthew Hunnam on April 10, 1980, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Charlie had an early exposure to the world of arts. His mother, Jane Bell, was a ballet dancer and business owner, and one of his grandmothers was a portrait artist. He has an older brother named William and two younger half brothers on his mother’s side named Oliver and Christian.

At age 12, when his mother remarried, the family moved to Melmerby in Cumbria. During his adolescence, he played rugby and fought with his classmates. Instead of going to university, he decided to go to the Cumbria College of Art and Design in Carlisle (now part of the University of Cumbria) to study performing arts. He graduated with a dual degree in film theory and film history with a side in performing arts.

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameCharles Matthew Hunnam
NicknameCharlie
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Charles Matthew Hunnam
Date of Birth10 April 1980
Age (as of 2024)44
ReligionAgnostic
Zodiac SignAries
NationalityBritish
BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, England
HometownMelmerby, Cumbria, England
Current AddressLos Angeles, California, USA
Education QualificationDual degree in film theory and film history with a side in performing arts from Cumbria College of Art and Design
Hobbies and InterestsWriting, directing, gardening, hiking, camping, boxing
Languages KnownEnglish, French, Spanish
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkCharlie Hunnam – Wikipedia
IMDb Profile linkCharlie Hunnam – IMDb
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeAthletic
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)46-34-16 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm6’1″, 185 cm
Weight in lbs, kg194 lbs, 88 kg
Chest46 inches
Waist34 inches
Biceps16 inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBlonde
HairstyleShort and messy
Distinctive FeaturesStrong jawline, stubble, British accent
TattoosSeveral, including a panther on his left shoulder, a Celtic cross on his left arm, and a sword on his right arm

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

Charlie Hunnam was married to Katharine Towne from 1999 to 2002. Since 2005, he has been in a relationship with Morgana McNelis.

Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusDivorced
Spouse – WifeKatharine Towne
FatherWilliam “Billy” Hunnam
MotherJane Bell
Children N/A
Siblings William Hunnam, Christian Bell, Oliver Bell
Affairs – Girlfriend(s) Morgana McNelis
Significant RelationshipsMorgana McNelis

Rise to Stardom

Charlie’s acting career began when he was discovered at the age of 17 in a branch of JD Sports on Christmas Eve. His first major role came at age 18 when he was cast by Russell T Davies as 15-year-old schoolboy Nathan Maloney in Davies’ Channel 4 drama Queer as Folk.

He then moved to the United States and started attracting international attention when he supported Katie Holmes in the suspense thriller Abandon in 2002. His first lead role in a film was in Nicholas Nickleby in 2002.

Debut Film

Successful Film

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Charlie Hunnam is best known for his role as Jax Teller in the FX series Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014), for which his portrayal was nominated twice for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor. He has been featured as the lead in numerous films, including Nicholas Nickleby (2002), Raleigh Becket in Pacific Rim (2013), Alan McMichael in Crimson Peak (2015), Percy Fawcett in The Lost City of Z (2016), the title role in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017), and many more. He has won the Huading Award, CinemaCon Award, and also the National Board of Review award.

Charlie Hunnam - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Charlie Hunnam – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actor and screenwriter
Debut FilmWhatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999)
Notable Roles Nathan Maloney in Queer as Folk, Jax Teller in Sons of Anarchy, Raleigh Becket in Pacific Rim, Percy Fawcett in The Lost City of Z, King Arthur in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
Recent Films – New Movies The Gentlemen (2019), Jungleland (2019), True History of the Kelly Gang (2019), Last Looks (2022)
Upcoming Films Rebel Moon (2023), Shantaram (2022)
Popular Television Series Queer as Folk (1999-2000), Undeclared (2001-2002), Sons of Anarchy (2008-2014), Shantaram (2022)
Awards and Achievements National Board of Review Award for Best Acting by an Ensemble (2002), Huading Award for Best Global Emerging Actor (2013), CinemaCon Award for Male Star of the Year (2017)
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations Calvin Klein Reveal (2014), David Beckham’s House 99 (2018), Gentleman’s Journal (2019), Clash de Cartier (2019)
Philanthropy/Charity Work One Heart Source, Oceana, The Boot Campaign, The Lunchbox Fund, The Movember Foundation, The Prince’s Trust
Professional Associations Screen Actors Guild, Writers Guild of America
Training and EducationCumbria College of Art and Design, University of Cumbria
Production Company5150 Action Productions
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Pacific Rim (2013), King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017), The Gentlemen (2019)
Critical Acclaim Movies Nicholas Nickleby (2002), Children of Men (2006), The Lost City of Z (2016), The Gentlemen (2019)

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Dollars$20 million 
Per Movie Charges in DollarsVaries depending on the project, but reportedly earned $8 million for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword 
Per Endorsement Charges in DollarsUnknown, but has endorsed brands like Calvin Klein, David Beckham, and Jaguar 
Sponsorship Deals Unknown, but has been involved in charity work for organizations like One For The Boys, Oceana, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 
Business Ventures Unknown, but has expressed interest in writing and directing his own films
Investments Unknown, but has invested in his own fitness and wellness 
Real Estate Holdings Owns a renovated 4-bedroom home in the Hollywood Hills , a bungalow in the Fairfax area of Los Angeles , and a ranch in California
Luxury Items/Properties Owned Owns a collection of expensive sneakers , a Rolex watch, and a Harley-Davidson motorcycle 
Cars Collection Owns a Range Rover Sport , a Tesla Model S , and a Porsche 911 

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorDaniel Day-Lewis, Sean Penn
Favorite ActressN/A
Favorite FilmWar Witch (2012)
Favorite Music BandsThe Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks
Favorite SportBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite BooksShantaram by Gregory David Roberts, The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
Favorite Colorgreen
Favorite FoodSpaghetti puttanesca, chocolate ice cream
Things s/he likeMotorcycles, kittens, outdoor activities, doing his own stunts
Things s/he dislikeLove scenes, germs, snakes

Top 5 Best Films – Charlie Hunnam

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Sons of Anarchy2008-2014Jax Teller
Pacific Rim2013Raleigh Becket
Crimson Peak2015Alan McMichael
The Lost City of Z2016Percy Fawcett
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword2017Arthur

Controversies – Charlie Hunnam

  • Charlie Hunnam’s decision to walk away from a high-profile role as Christian in Sam Taylor-Johnson’s upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie after being denied extensive script approval.
  • The controversy around the ‘true story’ of the series Shantaram, in which Charlie Hunnam plays the lead role.

Interesting Facts – Charlie Hunnam

  • Charlie got his first break while Christmas shopping at a shoe store.
  • He is obsessed with Nike sneakers.
  • He was expelled from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School.
  • Charlie makes his own ice cream.
  • He doesn’t care too much about fame.
  • Charlie graduated from Cumbria College.

In conclusion, Charlie Hunnam’s journey is a testament to his talent, perseverance, and dedication to his craft. Despite the challenges and controversies, he has managed to carve a niche for himself in the competitive world of Hollywood. His story continues to inspire many aspiring actors around the world.


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