Suranne Jones Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Sep, 2017
Facts of Suranne Jones
Date of Birth: 1978 , August-27
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Suranne Jones
Birth Name Sarah Anne Jones
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Chadderton, Oldham, England
Religion Catholic
Ethnicity white
Profession actress and producer
Net Worth $5 million
Married Yes
Married to Laurence Akers
Awards National Television Award
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Suranne Jones is an English actress and producer as well, known for her works in  Coronation Street, Scott & Bailey and Doctor Foster. She won numerous awards such as British Soap Award for Best Actress, National Television Award for Most Popular Actress and much more. 

Early life and education

Suranne Jones was born as Sarah Anne Jones on 27 August 1978, in Chadderton, Oldham, England.  She belongs to white ethnicity and holds a British nationality.

Jones is the daughter of Chris Jones and Jenny Jones. Her father is an engineer and a secretary, respectively. She has an older brother, Gary.

Jones was brought up a Catholic; her priest suggested to her father Jones be christened Sarah Anne, instead of Jones, her great-grandmother's named as Suranne was not "a proper name." She grew up in a house on Foxdenton Lane.

Jones went to the Cardinal Langley Roman Catholic High School. She is a member of the Oldham Theatre Workshop where Jones befriended Antony Cotton, who now plays Sean Tully on Coronation Street.

Jones Obtained a BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts from the Oldham Theatre Workshop.


Suranne Jones began her television career in 1997 with a small role in Coronation Street as Mandy Phillips, a girlfriend of Chris Collins (Matthew Marsden).

Jones was then cast in the television advert for Maltesers, guest starred in episodes of series including City Central and had a small role in My Wonderful Life.

Jones appeared in as Charity Dingle on the soap opera Emmerdale where she was considered one of the final four actors considered for the part, though the role was eventually given to Emma Atkins.

In January 2009, Jones appeared in a three-part of British television drama series, Unforgiven on ITV1, where she played the character, Ruth Slater.

On New Year's Day 2007, she starred in the Yorkshire and London based black comedy, Dead Clever with Dean Lennox Kelly and Helen Baxendale on ITV1. She also began modeling for the men's magazines such as FHM and Loaded.

Personal life

Suranne Jones got engaged to a magazine editor, Laurence Akers on 23 May 2014 and decided to get married on 2015, August 14.  It was reported that the pair had married in a private ceremony in Islington. However, Jones later clarified that the pair had, in fact, married the previous year.

Jones gave birth to her first child, a son in March 2016. During her pregnancy, she completed filming the 5th season of Scott & Bailey in 2011.

Jones linked with numerous charitable organizations. During her teenager, her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, and she said

"At the time we did a breast cancer campaign together. I still do a lot of charity runs."

Net worth

Suranne Jones is one of the famous and successful actresses who earned good amount of net worth from her brilliant career. Her current net worth is around $5 million. 


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