Jack O'Connell Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Nov, 2019
Facts of Jack O'Connell
Date of Birth: 1990 , August-1
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Jack O'Connell
Birth Name Jack O'Connell
Father Johnny Patrick O'Connell
Mother Alison Gutteridge
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Alvaston Derby, Derbyshire
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor
Net Worth $2 Million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Shoe Size 10
Weight in KG 72
Awards BAFTA Awards, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
Movies Unbroken, Money Monster, 300: Rise of an Empire, Jungleland, Seberg
TV Show The Runaway, Skins, Godless
Sisters Megan
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Jack O'Connell is an English actor. He grabbed limelight from his work in the Angelina Jolie-directed Unbroken and Money Monster. O'Connell is also famous for his acting role as James Cook on the E4 teen series Skins, followed by television dramas Dive and United. He has won 14 awards from his acting career so far.

Holds English Nationality

Jack O'Connell was born on 1st August 1990, in Alvaston Derby, Derbyshire, England, under the birth sign of Leo.

O'Connell is one of two kids of an Irish father, Johnny Patrick O'Connell and English mother, Alison Gutteridge. He was raised along with his younger sister Megan. His father died from pancreatic cancer in 2009 when Jack was just 19 years old.

Regarding his education, he went to Saint Benedict Catholic School, but he left school after his father died in 2006. After he dropped out, O'Connell also attended a free workshop in Nottingham.

Jack O'Connell Has $2 Million Net Worth

O'Connell has worked in a number of English as well as Hollywood series and movies in his years-long acting career. He has gathered $2 million net worth from his acting career. Actor O'Connell has earned a major portion of his income from his acting career.

Jack O'Connell and Angelina Jolie at the premiere of Unbroken in London SOURCE: Getty Image

He also appeared in various Hollywood movies which did well at the box office. Here are some of his movies with their collection.

Movie  Released Date Star-Cast Budget Box-Office
Harry Brown 2009 Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, and David Bradley $7.3 million $10.3 million
300: Rise of an Empire 2014 Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, and Lena Headey $110 million $337.6 million
Unbroken 2014 Domhnall Gleeson, Miyavi, and Garrett Hedlund $65 million $163.4 million
Money Monster 2016 George Clooney, Julia Roberts, and Dominic West $27.4 million $93.3 million

Rose To Stardom From Unbroken

Jack O'Connell debuted on television from the 2005 series Doctors. Later that year, he appeared as Ross Trescott in series The Bill on 4 episodes. In 2006, O'Connell made his debut on the silver screen from the movie This Is England.

After that, he appeared in numerous television series and movies before he made his way to Hollywood from the movie 300: Risa of an Empire, which was released in 2014. The same year, he landed the main role of Louis Zamperini in Angelina Jolie's second directorial movie Unbroken. He won 3 awards, including the National Board of Review Awards and the New York Film Critics Online Award for the role.

Jack O'Connell along with Julia Robert and George Clooney on 69th Cannes Film Festival SOURCE: Getty Image

In 2019, his two movies Seberg and Jungleland were released. His future projects include movies like Little Fish, Love Is a Gun and television series The North Water.

Jack O'Connell's Relationship Status

The 29-year-old English actor is single when it comes to his current relationship status. He has been focused on his growing acting career. He is busy on his film and television works almost throughout the year, so he might take some more time to think about any romantic relationship.

Previously, he was in a relationship with Kaya Scodelario. He dated her from 2008 to 2009. After that, he was in a relationship with Tulisa in 2012.

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