James Norton- Wiki, age, height, net worth, girlfriend, ethnicity

by Ana Lopez

James Geoffrey Ian Norton is a theatre, film and television actor from England. He is known for appearing on the TV shows Happy Valley, Grantchester, War & Peace, and McMafia.

Quick Facts

Date of birth July 18, 1985
First and last name James Norton
Profession actor
Nationality British
Ethnicity English, Scottish and Irish
Hometown London
Country of birth United Kingdom
Father name Hugo B. Norton
Father profession lecturer
mother name Lavinia J. Norton
Mother profession Lecturer
Horoscope Cancer
Marital status Relation
Height 185cm
Weight 85kg
Net value 6
Brothers or sisters Jessica Norton
Education Ampleforth College, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

James Norton Biography

Geoffrey James Ian Nortonbetter known as James Norton, was born on July 18, 1985 in London, England, in a family of education. His mother, Lavinia J Norton, was a secondary school teacher and his father, Hugh B Norton, was a professor at the Hull School of Art and Design. His younger sister, Jessica Norton, is a doctor. Norton’s father, Hugh Norton, also enjoys acting, and now retired, he regularly appears as an extra in his son’s films. His public appearances are becoming more and more popular and he is emerging as a star in his own right.

Norton is a sixteenth Ashkenazi Jewish and has ancestry from England, Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall and England. On his mother’s side, he is related to David Cameron, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He is also the great-grandson of Archdeacon of Sudbury Hugh Ross Norton and Allied Warship Commander Vice Admiral Horace Geoffrey Norman.

James Norton Height, Weight

James Norton is a handsome fellow with a well-maintained physique. He is 1.85 meters tall and weighs about 85 kilos. He has a pale complexion, brown hair and green eyes.


James Norton started performing at a young age and later took part in school plays and community theatre. He decided to get a college degree in a subject he was passionate about before getting into show business, so instead of entering show business right out of high school, he started his professional acting career in 2007 after completing his college degree -education.

After graduating from Fitzwilliam College in Cambridge, Norton attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). However, he did not graduate from RADA as he left just six months before graduation to pursue an acting career.

The London native made his big screen debut in the teen drama An Education in 2009. He then acted in a number of films and television programs in small parts until landing the role of Tommy Lee Royce in the television series Happy Valley. The concert was an instant success and he became a superstar overnight.

The actor’s fame grew in the years that followed as a result of his stellar performances in films such as McMafia, Grantchester and Little Women.

James Norton’s net worth in 2023

James Nortons professional acting career has made him a decent fortune. James’ career began with the movie “An Education” in 2009 and since then he has become one of the most famous television performers in his decade-long career. His estimated net worth is between $4.5 million and $5.5 million.

James Norton’s girlfriend, dating

James Nortons relationship with actress Imogen Poots is still going well. The pair first met while starring in a West End production of Belleville at the Donmar Warehouse in 2017. Norton, on the other hand, has a solid relationship away from the spotlight. As of April 2020, the two live together in Norton’s London home. Poots spent her time between London and New York, so the pair had previously been in a long-distance relationship.

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