Charlie Hunnam is a British actor and writer who gained fame for his role as Nathan Maloney in Queer as Folk. He featured in several projects like Pacific Rim, The Gentlemen and Sons of Anarchy. Charlie received two Critics Choice TV Award nominations for his role in Sons of Anarchy.
- Name: Charlie Matthew Hunnam
- Date of birth: April 10, 1980
- Place of birth: Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, England
- Age: 39 years
- Nationality: British
- Ethnicity: Mixed (English, Irish, Scottish)
- Zodiac sign: Aries
- Alma mater: University of Cumbria
- Years active: 1998-present
- Ex-spouse: Katharine Towne (m. 1999 - 2002)
- Hair colour: Blonde
- Eye colour: Blue with a hint of yellow
- Height: 6 feet 1 inch
- Weight: 88 kg
- Net worth: $16 million
- Parents: William ‘Billy’ Hunnam, Jane ‘Bell’ Hunnam
- Siblings: William Hunnam, Oliver, Christian
- Current city of residence: Los Angeles, California, US
- Chest size: 46 inches
- Waist size: 34 inches
- Bicep size: 16.5 inches
- Girlfriend: Morgana McNelis
- Profession: Actor, writer
Charlie Hunnam age
How old is Charlie Hunnam? He is currently 39 years. The actor was born on April 10, 1980, in Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, England.
Charlie Hunnam height
How tall is Charlie Hunnam? The actor stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs about 88 kg. His chest size is 46 inches, waist size is 34 inches, and arms/biceps size is 16.5 inches. He wears shoe size 9 (US)
The actor was born to William ‘Billy’ Hunnam and Jane (Bell) Hunnam and given the name Charlie Matthew Hunnam at birth.
What is Charlie Hunnam’s nationality? His nationality is British while his ethnicity is mixed (Irish, English, Scottish). Even though he is British, Charlie Hunnam accent sounds like a mixture of many.
His dad was a scrap metal merchant while his mother was a business owner. Charlie's maternal grandmother was a portrait artist based in Newcastle.
Charlie’s parents divorced when he was two years old, and his mother remarried. He grew up with three siblings; William ‘Billy’ and two half-siblings, Oliver and Christian.
He attended Manor School and later Elizabeth Grammar School when his mother moved to Melmerby, Cumbria. He then completed his degree in Theory and History of Film from Cumbria College of Art and Design.
The actor began his acting career when he was seventeen years old. In 1998, Charlie Hunman young was selected to play the role of Jason in Byker Grove. He also tried modelling but dropped it after a few photoshoots.
After his move, he landed a recurring role as Gregor Ryder in Young Americans. He had the role of Lloyd Haythe in Undeclared. He then appeared in Abandon, Nicholas Nickleby and Cold Mountain.
He decided to move to the UK and had the main role of Pete Dunham in Green Street. Later he played Patric in Children of Men.
From 2008-2014, he portrayed Jackson ‘Jax’ Teller in Sons of Anarchy. For the role, he received two Critics’ Choice Television Award nominations. He received popularity for the show and appeared in it until 2014.
In 2011, he appeared on The Ledge. The following year, he had a starring role in the comedy 3,2,1… Frankie Go, Boom. He appeared on the show with Ron Perlman, his co-star in Sons of Anarchy.
In 2013, Hunnam played the starring role of Raleigh Becket in Pacific Rim.
For his role in Pacific Rim, Hunnam was recognized as the Best Global New Performer in a Motion Picture at the Huading Awards. He then appeared in Crimson Peak
He was also featured in The Lost City of Z and the adventure film, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.
Hunnam wrote and sold his screenplay for Vlad to Summit Entertainment with Brad Pitt's Plan B Studios co-producing it.
Below is a list of Charlie Hunnam movies and TV shows:
- Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999) - Daz
- Abandon (2002) - Embry Larkin
- Nicholas Nickleby (2002) - He had the titular role
- Cold Mountain (2003) - Bosie
- Green Street Hooligans (2005) - Pete Dunham
- Children of Men (2006) - Patric
- The Ledge (2011) - He had the role of Gavin Nichols
- 3,2,1... Frankie Go Boom (2012) - Frankie
- Deadfall (2012) - Jay
- Pacific Rim (2013) - Raleigh Becket
- Crimson Peak (2015) - Dr. Alan McMichael
- The Lost City of Z (2016) - Percy Fawcett
- King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) - Arthur
- Papillon (2018) - Henri Charriere
- Triple Frontier (2019) - He appeared as William ‘Ironhead’ Miller
- A Million Little Pieces (2019) - Bob Frey Jr.
- The Gentlemen (2019) - He appeared as Ray
- True History of the Kelly Gang (2019) - He had the role of Sergeant O’Neill
- Jungleland (2019) - He appeared as Stanley
- Waldo (2020) - Charlie Waldo
Charlie Hunnam TV shows
The actor has appeared in the following TV shows:
- Byker Grove (1998) - He took on the role of Jason Chuckle
- My Wonderful Life (1999) - He appeared as Wes on the episode titled Moving On
- Queer as Folk (1999-2000) - He appeared as Nathan Maloney in ten episodes
- Microsoap (1999) - He had the role of Brad.
- Young Americans (2000) - He assumed the role of Gregor Ryder in three episodes
- Undeclared (2001-2003) - He played the role of Lloyd Haythe in 18 episodes
- Sons of Anarchy (2008-2014) - He appeared as Jackson ‘Jax’ Teller in 92 episodes
Awards and nominations
For his role in several movies, Hunnan has received the following awards and nominations:
National Board of Review (2002)
Hunnan won the Best Acting by an Ensemble shared award for his role in Nicholas Nickleby.
Huading Award (2014)
The actor won the Huading Award for Best Global New Performer in a Motion Picture for his role in Pacific Rim.
CinemaCon Award (2017)
The actor won as the Male Star of the Year.
International Online Cinema Awards (2017)
Hunnam was nominated as the Best Actor for his role in The Lost City of Z
Hunnam has received the following nominations for his role in Sons of Anarchy:
He was nominated thrice for the EWwy Award for Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Critics Choice Television Award (2012)
He was nominated for Best Actor in a Drama Series.
Pan-American Association of Film & Television Journalists
He was nominated for Best Cast in a Drama Series.
People’s Choice Awards (2015)
Hunnam was nominated for Favorite Cable TV Actor.
Critics Choice Television Award (2015)
He was nominated for Best Actor in a Drama Series.
Until 2002, Katherine Towne was Charlie Hunnam wife. They met in 1999 and got married after dating for about three weeks.
He was also romantically involved with Sophie Dahl, Stella Parker, and Georgina Townsly.
Charlie Hunnam girlfriend
The actor is currently dating Morgana McNelis, a jeweler based in Los Angeles. Charlie Hunnam and Morgana McNelis have been dating since 2005.
How did Charlie Hunnam and Morgana meet? The couple might have met while Hunnam was shooting a movie. It is also possible that they met at a farmer's market given they are both fans of sustainable gardening.
Charlie Hunnam net worth
How much is Charlie Hunnam worth? The actor has an estimated net worth of $16 million. He has made this income from his career as an actor and writer.
Charlie Hunnam is a talented actor and writer. He perfectly executes the different roles he tackles.