Julian Ovenden Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Jul, 2019
Facts of Julian Ovenden
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Julian Ovenden
Birth Name Julian Ovenden
Nick Name Julian Ovenden
Father Reverend Canon John Ovenden
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Ethnicity white
Profession Actor and singer
Married yes
Married to Kate Royal
Children Johnny Beau, and daughter Audre.
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Screen Actors Guild Awards winner, Julian Ovenden is an English actor, who is known for his appearances in Downton Abbey (2010), Person of Interest (2011) and Smash (2012). Alongside acting, he also has his hands in singing, and has already released successful albums like Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Movies (2012), and Be My Love (2016) among others.  

Early Life And Education Of Julian Ovenden

Julian Ovenden was born on 29th November 1975 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England to Reverend Canon John Ovenden, a former chaplain to Queen Elizabeth II.

During his early days, he used to sing at the St Paul's Cathedral Choir, London. Then, he studied music at New College, Oxford on a choral scholarship. He also received training as an opera singer and worked at musical theaters. Later, he attended Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art where he studied drama.

Julian Ovenden’s Career

Julian Ovenden aged 42 (2019) began his career, appearing in the West End premiere of Merrily We Roll Along in 2000. He then worked in 2002 TV movie, Come Together. The same year, he was cast as Val Dartie in a British drama television serial, The Forsyte Saga, starring Damian LewisGillian KearneyIoan Gruffudd, and others. 

Further, he appeared in a recurring role Andrew Foyle in the British detective drama television series, Foyle's War from 2002 to 2008, starring James McAvoy, John Mahoney, Honeysuckle Weeks, and others. Likewise, Ovenden worked in a recurring role in the number of TV series such as Downton Abbey, Person of Interest, and others.

Moreover, Julian Ovenden is a part of the number of hit television series such as Any Human Heart, Sunday in the Park with George, Death in Paradise, Great Performances, and Surviving Christmas with the Relatives among others.

CAPTION: Julian Ovenden SOURCE: people.com

Along with acting, he is also a singer, who has sung musical theatre songs in several concerts at the Proms, in particular, concerts of Stephen Sondheim. In Addition, he has worked with the several world's leading orchestras, including The Northern Sinfonia, the New York Philharmonic, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Liverpool Philharmonic, and many more.

In 2013, Julian recorded a debut album for Decca Records titled If You Stay. Then, he signed a multiple record deal with East West Records in 2015. The next year, he released the 2nd album, Be My Love.

Julian Ovenden’s Net Worth

The handsome actor and singer Julian Ovenden has made a good fortune from his outstanding career. He hasn't shared any earning details to the media yet, however, considering his success, we can speculate it to be in millions.      

Further, the average salary for an Actor is £91.29 per day in the United Kingdom. Likewise, Musician or Singer makes £24,000 per year as of February 2019.

Julian Ovenden’s Personal Life

Julian Ovenden is married to opera singer Kate Royal, the daughter of Carolyn Royal, a former model, and dancer, and Steve Royal, a singer, and songwriter for television.

CAPTION: Julian Ovenden with his wife Kate Royal SOURCE: people.com

The couple tied the knot on 20 December 2010, the ceremony being conducted by Ovenden's father, who also christened their son in a double ceremony. They have two children; a son Johnny Beau, and a daughter Audre.  

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