James Norton Bio, Age, Height, Education, Wife, Kids, English Actor, ITV, Net Worth

James Norton

James Norton Biography

James Norton is an English media personality. He is famous for roles in the television series Happy Valley, Grantchester, War & Peace and McMafia. He appeared as a classmate of Jenn in the film An Education, starring Carey Mulligan, in 2009. In 2010, he was an original cast member of Posh at the Royal Court Theatre.

James Norton Age

He was born on 18th July, 1985, Lambeth, London, England.

James Norton Height

Norton stand at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches.

James Norton Education

James was educated at Bramcote Prep School in Scarborough until the age of 13 and Ampleforth College, an independent Roman Catholic boarding school in the village of Ampleforth in North Yorkshire. From 2004, Norton studied theology at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, graduating in 2007 with First Class Honours. He then attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London for three years.

James Norton Parents

He is the son of Lavinia Jane (Norman) and Hugh Biddulph Norton. His parents were both teachers; his father, who was born in Tanzania, was a lecturer at Hull School of Art and Design Royal Engineers.

James Norton Siblings

James has a sister named Jessica Norton. Both siblings were raised in North Yorkshire.

James Norton Wife

James was in a relationship with actress Jessie Buckley between 2015 and 2017. Norton has been in a relationship with actress Imogen Poots since 2018. They have been engaged since 2022.

Imogen Poots is an English actress and model. She played Tammy in the post-apocalyptic horror film 28 Weeks Later (2007), Linda Keith in the Jimi Hendrix biopic Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013), Debbie Raymond in the Paul Raymond biopic The Look of Love (2013), and Julia Maddon in the American action film Need for Speed (2014). Also in 2014, she portrayed Jesse Crichton in A Long Way Down, alongside Pierce Brosnan and Aaron Paul. In 2016, she starred as Kelly Ann in the Showtime series Roadies. In 2020, she played Laura in the Academy Award winning The Father (2020), which starred Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman.

James Norton Children

He does not have children.

James Norton English Actor

In 2011, Norton starred as Captain Stanhope in the First World War drama Journey’s End. Norton then took the role of Geoffrey in The Lion in Winter at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket directed by Trevor Nunn, with whom Norton had worked at Cambridge in Cymbeline.

In the film Cheerful Weather for the Wedding 2012, James played Owen, the would-be groom of a conflicted bride. He appeared in the 2013 film Rush as Formula One driver Guy Edwards. In the 2013 film Belle, he played a suitor of the title character, a mixed-race woman in 18th century English society. Norton’s television appearances include the Doctor Who episode “Cold War”, in which he played a crewman on a Soviet submarine during the Cold War, and Death Comes to Pemberley, based on the P. D. James novel involving characters from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice caught up in a murder mystery.

From 2014 to 2018, Norton played crime-solving vicar Sidney Chambers alongside Robson Green as Police Inspector Geordie Keating in the ITV series Grantchester, based on the novels by James Runcie. Grantchester was his first starring role. A second series was broadcast in early 2016. A third series went into production in autumn 2016, and aired in both the UK and the U.S. in late spring or early summer 2017. A fourth series began filming in June 2018, and it was confirmed that this would be Norton’s final series.

He also appears in the 2014 films Northmen: A Viking Saga and Mr. Turner, a biographical drama on the life of the artist J. M. W. Turner by director Mike Leigh. In 2015 Norton played Duncan Grant in the BBC Two mini-series about the Bloomsbury Group, Life in Squares. In 2016, Norton appeared as Prince Andrei Bolkonsky in the BBC miniseries of Andrew Davies’ production of War & Peace. The mini-series, a co-production with The Weinstein Company, allowed the cast to film in Russia.

James appeared in Tracy Letts’ Bug in London’s West End. In 2016, he appeared in “Nosedive”, an episode of the anthology series Black Mirror. Between December 2017 and February 2018 he appeared in Amy Herzog’s Belleville at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre. As part of his preparation for his role in McMafia, Norton studied the Russian martial art and health system Systema. In 2019, Norton portrayed John Brooke in Greta Gerwig’s film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women.

James Norton Salary

His estimated annual salary is USD 400,000.

James Norton Net Worth

His estimated net worth is USD 10 million.

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