Know About Charlie Hunnam; Movies, Wife, Height, Age, Net Worth

Published Date: 14 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 28 May, 2021 By Celebs Podium

Defined by his role as Jackson ‘Jax’ Teller in the FX drama series Sons of Anarchy (2008-2014), Charlie Hunnam is the 38-years-of-age English actor. He is up and running with his acting career since 1998.

Though Charlie Hunnam strikes out as a prominent figure in the entertainment industry, his relationship life went south some years ago. It took him some while to find love again, and at this very moment, he is cherishing every bit of it.

Short Bio: Age, Height, Family

The movie star, age 41, was born into the family of late gangster and scrap metal merchant father William Billy Hunnam (died 2013) and business owner mother Jane Hunnam on 10 April 1980.

He hails from Newcastle upon Tyne, England, with the birth name Charles Matthew Hunnam. After Charlie’s father left the house, his mother married and gave birth to two kids named Oliver and Christian. But the sibling bond is only with his own elder brother, William.

The artist stands at the height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85 m). He got an expel letter from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Penrith, Cumbria, for fighting with his classmates. After that, he joined the Cumbria College of Art and Design and graduated with a degree in the theory and history of film.

Movies and TV Career, Net Worth

The actor was first spotted in a branch of JD Sports on Christmas Eve at the age of 17 while playing comically around buying footwear for his brother.

His acting career kicked off with his three-episode stint on the 1989-aired English TV series Byker Grove as Jason Chuckle in 1998. A year later, he made his big-screen debut as Daz on Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?

After that, the English actor moved to the United States and bagged major roles in movies and TV shows including, Young Americans (2000), Undeclared (2001-2002), Green Street (2005), and Children of Men (2006).

He landed his big break as Jackson ‘Jax’ Teller in an American crime series, Sons of Anarchy, from 2008 to 2014. Charlie’s latest project is the 2019 American action thriller flick Triple Frontier, which streamed worldwide on 13th March.


Charlie Hunnam as Jax Teller on Sons of Anarchy (Picture: Huffington Post UK)

Similarly, some of his other blockbuster movies include Crimson Peak (2015) and Cold Mountain (2003). Charlie essayed the role of Dr. Alan McMichael in the 2015 American gothic romance film Crimson Peak.

The movie helmed by British director Anthony Minghella was made at a total production cost of $55 million. Adding almost $20 million in revenue, the film at the box office generated $74.7 million.

Likewise, the 2003 epic war film Cold Mountain also took the box office by storm. Surprisingly, the movie is written and directed by Anthony that collected $173 million at the ticket windows on a production budget of $79 million.

TV Shows Over Movies!

More than in movies, Charlie has been seen in most of the TV shows. One of his upcoming is the drama thriller Shantaram. He portrays the starring role of Lin.

Likewise, the TV show has many elite actors including Richard Roxburgh, Radhika Apte, and Alexander Siddig. The most awaited TV series is still under filming and production, and no dates have been locked to air. 

Given his long-haul stint in the acting business, the British-origin actor amasses a hefty net worth of $16 million.

Found Love After Divorce With Wife Of Three Years!

Charlie Hunnam is enjoying a blissful romance with his girlfriend, Morgana McNelis. Morgana, a jewelry designer, is the creative mind behind Maison de Morgana. The two lovebirds have been together since 2005.


Charlie Hunnam pictured with his girlfriend, Morgana McNelis, in West Hollywood on 11 June 2016 (Picture: US Magazine)

As per wiki, it is very rare for two to be seen together. It is likely that they not preferring unwanted public speculation. Even pondering the media spotlight does not make their relationship and personal life be a public forum of discussion.

Even they have not given any hint of the possible engagement or wedding, which is most apparent that the two are still dating. 

Charlie Hunnman’s Husband Previous Relationships!

Before crossing paths with the fashion icon, Charlie enjoyed a married life with actress wife Katharine Towne.

The actor couple first met in 1999 while auditioning for roles on teen drama Dawson’s Creek. After dating for three weeks, they shared the wedding vows in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, they ended their relationship with divorce in 2002.

Besides Morgana and Katharine, Charlie had short-term flings with model Sophie Dahl, actress Stella Parker and film producer Georgina Townsley in the past.

Some Interesting Facts About Charlie Hunnam

  • Charlie is diagnosed with dyslexia making it him difficult to read and write.
  • He also suffers from misophobia, which defines as a fear of germs and dirt. 
  • His role on Sons of Anarchy granted him two nominations at the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series.
  • Charlie’s best friends are actor Jamie Bell and actress Anne Hathaway.
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