Know About James McAvoy; Wife, Family, Movies, Net Worth, Height

Published Date: 22 Jul, 2019 Updated date: 22 Jul, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The married life of an award-winning actor James McAvoy with actress wife came to an end after nine years in 2016. Despite the divorce, the former couple is taking the responsibility of raising their son together.

James McAvoy is a Scottish actor best known for his role as Kevin Wendell Crumb in the 2016 psychological horror-thriller film Split. He would appear as Lord Asriel in the fantasy adventure series, His Dark Materials, which is set to premiere in 2019.

James McAvoy Bio; Family, Education, Height

James was born on 21 April 1979 to parents James McAvoy, Sr. and Elizabeth Johnstone. His father was a bus driver and his mother was a psychiatric nurse. His parents divorced when he was seven years old.

McAvoy grew up with a sister Joy McAvoy and half-brother Donald in Glasgow. Standing at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 meters) he attended the Catholic St Thomas Aquinas Secondary School.

His Career; Movies, TV Shows, Net Worth

James began his acting career from the 1995 movie, The Near Room. He narrated the role of Robbie Turner in the 2007 romantic war tragedy film, Atonement. Some of his movies roles include The Last King of Scotland (2007), Trance  (2013), Submergence (2017), and Dark Phoenix (2019).

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Similarly, McAvoy appeared in the role of Steve McBride in the comedy series, Shameless from 2004 to 2006. His works on the Tv shows include Frank Herbert’s Children of Dune (2003), ShakespeaRe-Told (2005), and Watership Down (2018).


James McAvoy received numerous awards for his role in the 2016 movie Split (Picture: Hollywood)

Well, the multi-talented actor has amassed the astounding amount of fortune from his Television and movies role. As of now, he enjoys the net worth of an estimated $17 million.

Separated With Wife After Nine Years

The 40-year-old married Anne-Marie Duff on 11 November 2006. Anne, aged 48 is an English actress, known for playing Fiona Gallagher on the first two seasons of television series Shameless. The duo met on the set of Shameless in 2004 and dated for several years before their marriage. In February 2010, they welcomed a baby boy named Brendan McAvoy.


James McAvoy and his wife Anne-Marie Duff ended their marriage after nine years in 2016 (Picture: Glamour UK)

However, the couple divorced after nearly ten years of their marriage in 216. Despite the separation, they reside together, raising their nine years old son. James is currently dating an American girlfriend Lisa Liberati.

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Some Interesting Facts About James McAvoy

  • McAvoy received four major awards for his role in Split and nominated numerous times.
  • He appeared alongside his sister Joy in the 2013 movie Filth.
  • James wanted to join the Navy before he went to acting.
  • He is a fan of the Scottish Premiership club, Celtic Football Club.
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