James Wilby Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Jul, 2019
Facts of James Wilby
Date of Birth: 1958 , February-20
Age: 62 years old
Birth Nation: Myanmar [Burma]
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name James Wilby
Birth Name James Jonathon Wilby
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Rangoon, Burma
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor
Net Worth $1 million
Affair with Shana Louise Magraw
Girlfriend Shana Louise Magraw
Married Yes
Married to Shana Louise Magraw
Children Four
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English actor James Wilby has spanned over three decades in the world of acting. He has worked in dozens of movies and television shows especially his role in the box office hit movie De-Lovely earned him initial popularity. The actor gained critical acclaim for his work in the TV series Law & Order: UK, Death in Paradise, and others. 

Eary Life, Bio-Wiki, And Family 

James Wilby was born on 20 February 1958, in Rangoon, Burma. He holds British nationality, and regarding his ethnicity, James has a mixed ethnical background. His father was a corporate executive. He grew up in Rangoon along with his family. 

Wilby attended Terrington Hall School and then Sedbergh School in Cumbria. He later enrolled at the Gray College and the University of Durham. He briefly trained as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Professional Career And Wiki

In 1982, James Wilby made his first movie role portraying Jamie in Privileged. He made his television debut with a role in the TV series The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Subsequently, the actress landed a role in many movies and TV series.

James made his break in Hollywood after taking the role of Edward Thomas in De-Lovely, in 2004 along with Ashley Judd, Jonathan Pryce, Kevin McNally, and Sandra Nelson.

 In the year 2014, James was a cast in the British police procedural and legal television Series Law & Order: UK. He shared the screen in the series along with Bradley Walsh, Jamie Bamber, Harriet Walter, and Freema Agyeman.

CAPTION: The British actor James Wilby SOURCE: IMDb

The following year, Wilby played a role in the TV series Death in Paradise. His role in the series also brought her huge popularity. In 2017, the actor also appeared in Poldark

Net Worth And Income Sources

James Wilby has earned a handsome amount of money from his prolific acting career. With a decade long acting career, the actor has worked in countless movies and television series. His net worth as per estimation made by various online sources can be believed to be around $1 million. 

The actor was a cast in the movie Gosford Park which became the huge hit at the box office racking up over $87 million against $19.8 million budget. 

James owns a house in Loughborough, United Kingdom. 

Marriage, Wife, And Relationship

James Wilby is a married man who exchanged the vows with his wife Shana Louise Magraw, on 25 June 1988, in an intimate wedding ceremony. His wife Shana gave birth to their first child a son Barnaby John Loxley, in 1988.

They welcomed their second child, a daughter named Florence Hannah Mary in 1992. The couple is also a proud parent of their two other children named Jesse Jack Wilby and Nathaniel Jerome Wilby

The loving couple has been together for over three decades and still sharing a beautiful married life. They currently reside in Loughborough, United Kingdom. 

Age And Height

  • James Wilby's age as of 2019 61 years.
  • Height: He stands at 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m). 

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