The English actress, singer, and television personality, Martine McCutcheon is famous for appearing in the movie Love Actually where she appeared alongside Hugh Grant. She became a household name in the UK for her apperance on the BBC’s EastEnders. McCutcheon is also an occasional radio presenter.
Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Martine McCutcheon
Martine McCutcheon was born Martine Kimberley Sherri Ponting to Jenny Tomlin and Thomas Hemmings on May 14, 1976, in Hackney, London. She was raised alongside her brother LJ McCutcheon. She is of American nationality and belongs to English ethnicity.
For education, she went to Colchester, Essex for nursery school and later on joined Shacklewell Infants’ School. As she was interested in acting since her childhood days, she went to Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.
Martine McCutcheon's Professioanl Career
Martine McCutcheon was interested in acting since her childhood and started learning at a tender age. Her first TV appearance was at the age of 12 and the rest is history. As of 2019, she has already spent more than 3 decades in her career.
Her first TV appearance was at the age of 12 in a TV commercial for the drink Kool-Aid and she also appeared in the TV program named The Bill. After three years (at the age of 15), she was a piece of an all-young lady gathering, Milan.
Prior to this, she has worked in the several TV shows including, Stop the World-I Want to Get Off, The Bill, East 17, Is It Love You’re After.
Professional Acting Career
McCutcheon's professional debut came in 2000 after she worked in the ITV’s The Knock and she also appeared in the British film Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang). In the year 2007, she has appeared in two movies, Withdrawal and Jump!.
She has appeared in various TV series like Love Actually, The English Harem, My Fair Lady, At Bertram’s Hotel.
In 2016, she was selected for the ITV daytime show titled, Loose Women which she dropped after one season in 2017.
Once she has also judged the second series of ITV1’s Soapstar Superstar.
Martine McCutcheon is also famous among the public as a singer who released her first single song, Perfect Moment in the year 1999. The song was able to reach the top charts in the UK.
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My throwback Thursday is to me performing with the amazing Brian May In Hyde Park for Party In The Park... Of course Brian looks every inch the rockstar he really is - However I look like I’m in the middle of the locomotion! As Freddie Mercury was my favourite male performer ever, singing with some of the guys from Queen in front of tens of thousands was both exciting and petrifying! But we had such an amazing time!! It was an honour and a privilege and I will never forget it. PS Do you like my tribute rock star big hair!! #truestars #queen #brianmay #partyin thepark #whataday
After that, she has released several albums such as Talking in Your Sleep, Love Me, The Collection, labeled as Lost and Found, I’m Over You, On the Radio, You Me & Us, Musicality, and so on.
Apart from the above-mentioned career, Martine McCutcheon is also a writer and wrote an autobiography in 2000 which is named as Who Does She Think She Is? Martine McCutcheon: Behind the Scenes – A Personal Diary.
She has also released the novel, The Mistress, in 2009 which was distributed by Pan MacMillan.
Martine McCutcheon's Net Worth, Salary And Earning
The multi-talented star of Hollywood, Martine McCutcheon has a net worth of £1.5 ($1.90) million which she has collected from her several profession. As an actress, singer, and TV personality, she might be receiving salary of around $50 thousand per annum, $40 thousand per annum, $55 thousand per annum respectively.
At the age of 12 in an American TV ad for the drink Kool-Aid, she received £350($455).
In 2013, the actress lost lots of things and some of the sources also said that she faced bankruptcy. However, the reason for her bankruptcy is unknown. At a difficult time, her husband supported her a lot and now she is going very well in her career.
Martine McCutcheon's Personal Life
McCutcheon is married to her boyfriend-turned-husband Jack Mcmanus. The pair has been dating each other since May 2008, shared the wedding vows on September 15, 2012. Their wedding was held at Lake Como.
The couple together is the parents of a son, Rafferty Jack McManus whom they welcomed in 2015.
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Lots to do today but I still managed to pop to Wimbledon and have an orange juice with my boys and pick up some beautiful roses!! Always make an little bit of time to do what fuels your heart and soul... no matter how simple. It makes you happier, more productive and just feels good! Happy Monday everyone! Have a great week. #mondaymood
Prior to her marriage, she was engaged to Gareth Cooke but later on, split in 1996. She was involved in the relationship with several renowned personalities like Calum Best, James Tanner, Mark Furze, Marco Pierre White, Mick Hucknall, Hugh Grant, and Boy George.
Age, Body Measurements And Other Facts
- Age: As of 2019, Martine McCutcheon is 43 years old.
- Birth Sign: Taurus
- Body Measurements: She as a slim body built with measurements of 37-28-34 inches.
- Height: She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m).
- Weight: Her body weight is around 62kg.
- Bra Size: 34D
- Shoe Size: 8 (US)
- Hair Color: She has long hair with natural black color.
- Eyes Color: Her eyes are brown in color.
by samriddhi, 24 May, 2019