James Norton- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Ethnicity

James Geoffrey Ian Norton is a theater, film, and television actor from England. He is well-known for his appearances in the TV shows Happy Valley, Grantchester, War & Peace, and McMafia.

Quick Facts

Birth DateJuly 18, 1985
Full NameJames Norton
EthnicityEnglish, Scottish, and Irish
Birth CityLondon
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Father NameHugh B Norton
Father Professionteacher
Mother NameLavinia J Norton
Mother ProfessionTeacher
Marital StatusRelation
Height185 cm
Weight85 kg
SiblingsJessica Norton
EducationAmpleforth College, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

James Norton Biography

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

Norton is one-sixteenth Ashkenazi Jewish and has ancestors from England, Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall, and England. On his maternal 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 guy with a well-maintained physique. He is 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters) tall and weighs around 85 kilos (187 lbs). He has a pale complexion, brown hair, and green eyes.


James Norton started performing at an early age and later participated in school plays and community theater. He decided to earn a college degree in a topic he was enthusiastic about before getting into show business, so instead of entering into show business right after high school, he started his professional acting career in 2007 after finishing his college education.

After graduating from Fitzwilliam College in Cambridge, Norton entered the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). He did not graduate from RADA, however, since he left only six months before graduation to pursue an acting career.

The London native made his big-screen debut in the adolescent drama An Education in 2009. Following that, he performed 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 an overnight superstar.

The actor’s fame expanded in the years that followed as a consequence of his great performances in films like as McMafia, Grantchester, and Little Women.

James Norton’s Net Worth in 2023

James Norton’s professional acting career has netted him a tidy fortune. James’ career started with the film “An Education” in 2009, and he has since gone on to become one of the most well-known television performers in his decade-long career. His estimated net worth is between $4.5 million and $5.5 million as of September 2023.

James Nortons Girlfriend, Dating

James Norton’s relationship with actress Imogen Poots is still going strong. The pair first met while starring in a West End production of Belleville at the Donmar Warehouse in 2017. Norton, on the other hand, is in a solid relationship away from the limelight. Since April 2020, the pair have been living together at Norton’s London house. Poots used to spend her time between London and New York, thus the pair had previously been in a long-distance relationship.