Exploring Jamie Clayton's bio: age, partner, relationship rumors, and career

Exploring Jamie Clayton's bio: age, partner, relationship rumors, and career

Jamie Clayton is a popular American actress, model, and media personality. She is best known for starring as Nomi Marks in the Netflix series Sense8, Sasha Booker in Designated Survivor and Tess Van De Berg in Showtime's The L Word: Generation Q. Besides acting, Jamie is also an avid advocate and supporter of the LGTBQ+ community.

Jamie Clayton in The Matrix
Jamie Clayton attends the 2021 Outfest Legacy Awards Gala at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Rodin Eckenroth
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Interestingly, Jamie did not start acting until she was in her thirties. Here is a quick look at her life.

Profile summary

Full nameJamie Clayton
GenderTrans woman
Date of birth15th January 1978
Age45 years (as of 2023)
Zodiac signCapricorn
Place of birthSan Diego, California, United States
Current residenceCalifornia, United States
Height5'10" (178 cm)
Weight132 lbs (60 kgs)
Body measurements32-24-32 inches
Shoe size9 (US)
Hair colourBlonde
Eye colourBlue
Marital statusSingle
MotherShelley Clayton
ProfessionActress, model, and media personality
Net worth$1 million

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Jamie Clayton's bio

The actress was born on 15th January 1978 in San Diego, California, USA. Presently, she is 45 years old.

Jamie Clayton spent her early years in San Diego with her parents, Howard and Shelley, and a sister named Toni. Her father worked as a defence attorney, while her mother worked as an event planner.


Jamie Clayton
Jamie Clayton arrives at the Beyond Fest Special Screening of Spyglass Media Groups' Hellraiser in Santa Monica, California. Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez
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Jamie worked as a makeup artist before joining the acting industry. She landed her first acting role when she was in her thirties. At nineteen, Jamie moved to New York City to pursue her career as a makeup artist.

In 2010, she secured a job as the co-host of VH1's first makeup show, TRANSform Me. She earned significant media attention for her status as a transgender woman.

After getting noticed on TRANSform Me, she got an opportunity to appear on different television shows and a few films. After a few minor acting roles, Jamie got her breakthrough in 2015 when she was cast to play Nomi Marks in the Netflix series titled Sense8.

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This was followed by her role in the 2016 psychological horror film titled The Neon Demon.

Jamie Clayton joins Hellraiser reboot as Pinhead

At the end of 2021, Jamie was cast to play Pinhead in Hulu's reboot of Hellraiser. Jamie Clayton's Pinhead role was originally played by Doug Bradley. Pinhead, also known as Lead Cenobite or the Hell Priest, is the main antagonist in the Hellraiser franchise.


Here are the films and TV shows on Jamie Clayton's IMDb page.

Film/TV showYear Role
Twilight of the GodsPost-productionThe Seid-Kona (voice)
The L Word: Generation Q2019-2023Tess Van Berg
Hellraiser2022The Priest
Red Bird Lane2021Jessica
Equal2020Christine Jorgensen
Roswell, New Mexico2020Charlie Cameron
Designated Survivor2019Sasha Booker
Chain of Death2019Dr. Ryan
Sense82015-2018Nomi Marks
The Snowman2017Edda
Mass Effect: Andromeda2017Jieh Garson
Same Same2016Niamh
BoJack Horseman2016Lady in Stall
The Neon Demon2016Casting Director
Motive2016Avery Bowman
Are We There Yet?2012Carla Favers
Dirty Work2012Mischelle

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What is Jamie Clayton's net worth?

According to Idol Networth, the renowned actress' net worth is guesstimated at $1 million.

When did Jamie Clayton transition?

The renowned actor began transitioning in 2003.

What surgeries has Jamie Clayton had?

She underwent hormone treatment, breast augmentation and sexual reassignment surgery.

Since then, she uses the pronouns she/her. She also became an advocate for people afraid to open up about their sexual orientations and identities.

Who is Jamie Clayton dating?

Jamie Clayton's Instagram
Jamie Clayton attends Netflix's "Sense8" Series Finale Fan Screening at ArcLight Hollywood in Hollywood, California. Photo: Greg Doherty
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Not much about Jamie Clayton's dating life is in the public domain, as she is a rather private person. However, rumours have it that she and Keanu Reeves dated for a while a few years ago.

The duo reportedly started dating in 2015 after they met on the set of the film known as The Neon Demon. Details of the Keanu Reeves and Jamie Clayton relationship were scarce, but there were a lot of speculations circulating in the media.

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Clayton was allegedly seen kissing Keanu next to his motorcycle before she jumped into her vehicle. The two are also said to have gone on a date at the Chateau Marmont in July 2015.

Was Jamie Clayton in The Matrix?

No, she was not. The connection to the movie franchise arose from the rumours that she dated Keanu Reeves, one of the stars of The Matrix.

Although people talked a lot about Jamie Clayton and Keanu Reeves' relationship online, neither of the two confirmed it to the public.

Who is Jamie Clayton married to?

The actor is currently not married.

How tall is Jamie Clayton?

The actress is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 meters/ 178 centimetres) tall and weighs about 132 pounds (60 kilograms). She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Her body measurements are 32-24-32 inches for her bust, waist, and hips, respectively.

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Fun facts

Here are some fascinating facts about the actress.

  • Her favourite film genre is science fiction.
  • She has never learned how to drive.
  • She is a talented model.
  • She was honoured by Out magazine as part of their annual Out 100 awards.

Jamie Clayton is undoubtedly one of the most prolific actresses out there. Despite starting out her acting career a bit late, Clayton has already landed numerous roles in television shows and films.

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