Jacob Fortune-Lloyd

Inside Biography

English actor Jacob Fortune-Lloyd is best known for his outstanding performance as Francis Weston in Wolf Hall and Townes in Netflix's series The Queen's Gambit. He is also popular for Medici, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and Strike Back. 

When Was Jacob Born In?

Jacob Fortune-Lloyd was born on 18th January 1988 in Hillingdon, Greater London, England to Marcia Levy and John Lloyd who was a Scottish-born journalist. Lloyd is 33 years old as of 2021. 

Following his high school graduation, Jacob went and graduated from St. Anne's College, Oxford University, and earned his Bachelor of Arts in English literature. He then trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and graduated in 2014. 

While studying, Lloyd performed in several plays including Agamemnon, Guys & Dolls, The Man of Mode, and Medieval Mystery Plays. 

Lloyd's Breakthrough Into Acting

Starting as a theatre actor, Jacob played in several Royal Shakespeare Company theatre and other productions. Some of his notable theatre work credits are The Importance of Being Earnest, The Moderate Soprano, Macbeth, Th Merchant of Venice, and Othello

In 2015, Fortune-Lloyd joined the cast of BBC Two TV serial Wolf Hall as Francis Weston. In the show, he appeared alongside Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, Claire Foy, Bernard Hill, and Anton Lesser. 

He then appeared in the British miniseries The Living and the Dead and The Collection. 

CAPTION: Fortune-Lloyd as Townes in The Queen's Gambit alongside Anna Taylor-Joy SOURCE: Instagram @4tunelloyd

In 2018, Jacob landed the role of Francesco Salviati in Rai 1 historical drama Medici starring Daniel Sharman, Bradley James, Sarah Parish, Sean Bean, and Matilda Lutz. 

Jacob played Sith Fleet Officer in the third installment of the Star Wars trilogy, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The movie was released on 20th December 2019 and stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, and Daisy Ridley

As of 2020, he starred as Spiegel in two episodes of the British-American adventure/spy-drama series Strike Back. 

The same year, he portrayed Townes in Netflix's period drama miniseries The Queen's Gambit starring Anna Taylor-Joy as lead character Beth Harmon. 

How Much Is Fortune-Lloyd Worth Around?

The Medici star has appeared in several films and TV shows as of 2021. He earns most of his fortune from his successful and versatile career as an actor. 

According to various online sources, the actor has a net worth of $500 thousand as of May 2021. Though he has not revealed his exact earnings, he surely makes thousands of dollars for his role in movies and television shows. 

The average salary of an actor in England ranges from as low as £27,357 i.e. $38,733USD to as high as £78,000 i.e. $110,436USD per year. 

Is Jacob Fortune-Lloyd Dating Someone?

Fortune-Lloyd is living a low-key and private life as of 2021. Looking through his social media accounts, Jacob has shown no signs of dating anyone. Similarly, he is also not linked with any woman and is reportedly single at the moment.

CAPTION: Jacob spending his free time with his friends SOURCE: Instagram @4tunelloyd

Endeavour star may be married or in a healthy relationship with his partner, however, due to the lack of confirmed sources and news, his love life is under wraps. 

He is 5 feet 9 inches tall in height and likes to spend his free time with his friends. 

by emrald, 24 May, 2021

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