Himesh Patel Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Jan, 2020
Facts of Himesh Patel
Date of Birth: 1990 , October-13
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Himesh Patel
Birth Name Himesh Jitendra Patel
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Ethnicity Asian
Profession Actor
Working For Film, TV shows
Net Worth $700 thousand
Married No
Education Prince William School
Awards Inside Soap Award
Movies Yesterday, The Aeronauts, Tenet
TV Show EastEnders, Motherland, Damned, Children in Need
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Himesh Jitendra Patel aka Himesh Patel is an English actor who rose to stardom after playing the role of Tamwar Masood on the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Patel also portrayed the iconic role of Jack Malik in the romantic comedy film Yesterday in 2019. His other notable films and series are The Aeronauts, Motherland, and Damned.

Parents Born in Africa

Himesh Patel was born in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England, on 13th October 1990. As per his nationality, he is British, and he belongs to Asian ethnicity.

Patel parents were born in Africa. His mother was born in Zambia while his father's birth took place in Kenya. He was raised speaking Gujarati.

Attended Prince William School

Himesh Patel schooled at Prince William in Oundle, Northamptonshire. At the age of eleven, he was cast as Michael Aspel in a school play, This Is Your Life, Santa Claus.

After that small play, Patel was sent for a local theatre group, Key Youth Theatre in Peterborough. He became the finest member of the Young Actor's Company in Cambridge where he took several film classes as well.

Himesh also took a piano class in an early age and bought a £100 electric guitar. He began playing guitar at the early age of thirteen.

Jack Malik in 'Yesterday'

Himesh Patel started his acting career in 2007 with the role of Tamwar Masood in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders. He appeared in the series until 2016, sharing the screen with Don Gilet and Janet Dibley.

In 2013, Patel appeared as a jazz dancer in BBC's UK charity Children in Need. From 2016 to 2018, he portrayed Nitin in the sitcom show Damned.

Himesh was cast as Amit in the television series Climaxed and Mr. Glencuddy in the TV show Motherland in 2017.

He played the iconic role of Jack Malik in the romantic comedy film Yesterday in 2019 alongside Lily James, Ed Sheeran, and Kate McKinnon.

'Yesterday' starring Himesh Patel and Lily James SOURCE: Vitalthrills

The same year, Patel was featured as John Trew in the film The Aeronauts and Emery Staines in the TV miniseries The Luminaries.

In 2020, Himesh is set to appear in the upcoming action thriller film Tenet and upcoming two TV series Avenue 5 and Station Eleven.

Accumulated Net Worth Of $700 Million

Himesh Patel gathered a good sum of fortune from his professional acting career. As of January 2020, the actor owns a net worth of $700 million, according to multiple sources.

Patel played a leading role in the 2019 Danny Boyle directorial film Yesterday. The film was a commercial success earning $151.3 million worldwide box office against the budget of £26 million.

The actor currently lives in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England. As per sources, the average price of a house in Cambridgeshire is estimated to be $556 thousand.

On-Screen Romance

'Yesterday' star Himesh Patel is not married yet. He seems to be focusing on his career rather than starting a love life.

However, the actor had an on-screen romance with renowned actress, Lily James in the romantic comedy film Yesterday in 2019. In real life, they are just good friends.

As of now, Patel lives in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire with his family.

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