Jamie Dornan Net Worth
Jamie Dornan net worth is $14 million, including all his modeling, musician, and acting gigs. Dornan got a paltry $250,000 for his Fifty Shades of Grey role. However, including the bonus from the profits earned from the move, he took home $1 million. Dornan makes an estimated annual amount of $1.2 million from his work.
Jamie Dornan Early Life
Jamie Peter Maxwell Dornan was born on the 1st of Kay, 1982. He was taken to parents Jim and Lorna Dornonc in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland.
He spent his growing years in the suburbs of Belfast. Unfortunately, his mother died of pancreatic cancer while Dornan was at the time age of 16. His father, an obstetrician, and gynecologist, lived a long life and died during the pandemic due to COVID-19. He died on the 15th of March 2021. Dornan also has two older sisters. One of them, Leisa, works for Disney in London. On the other hand, Jessica is a fashion designer based in Falmouth, Cornwall, England. Jamie Dornan is also closely related to Greer Garson.
Jamie’s grandparents were Methodist lay preachers and sent their grandchild to Methodist College Belfast for his education. There he took part in several extra-curricular activities like playing rugby and taking part in theatre. He also became part of a drama group called Holywood Players and took part in several school production for which he won awards.
Jamie went on to continue his education and studied at Teesside University. While there, his passion for acting made him drop out of college and move to London in 2002. However, after moving there, he did not join a drama school and instead started working at a pub in Knightsbridge. After working for six months, Jamie decided to try his luck in modeling.
Jamie Dornan Career
In 2001, Jamie participated in the Channel 4 modeling reality show Model Behavior. His appearance on that show led him to sign a contract with Select Model Management. From there, he kickstarted his career modeling for big-name brands like Hugo Boss and Armani. In 2004, he appeared in a Calvin Klein advertising campaign alongside Natalia Vodianova. Later, he also modeled their jeans alongside Kate Moss. In 2005, he became the face of the advertising campaign for Dior Homme’s fragrances.
As his success grew, Jamie got named the face of Calvin Klein’s “CK Free” fragrances and made a solo appearance in a CK underwear ad. Besides that, Jamie has worked with other huge brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Zara, Banana Republic, and Levi’s Jeans. He is quite a recognized model in the industry and has worked with several famous photographers. Many fashion magazines have also awarded him nicknames and awards for his work.
Dornan had moved to Los Angeles hoping to build an acting career. His first role was in the film Maire Antoinette. He then appeared in Shadows in the Sun and Beyond The Rave. Jamie got media attention in 2011 when he appeared in Oce Upon A Time episodes. From there, only big things were going to come for Dornan. He got cast as the lead character in the Irish drama series The Fall, where he played the serial killer role. His role earned him worldwide acclaim and also won him several awards.
In 2015, Jamie made his breakthrough with the famous Fifty Shades series. Then he participated in two war films the same year; one was called The Seige Of Jadotville, and the other was Anthropoid. He then played roles in the movies My Dinner With Herve, A Private War, Untogether, and Synchronic. Moving forward, he went on to fulfill his dream of working in comedy media work when he starred in Wild Mountain Thyme and Barb And Star Go To Vista Del Mar. He then later secured roles in films Belfast and the series The Tourist.
Jamie Dornan’s Personal Life
In 2003, actor and model Jamie Dornan met actress Kiera Knightley as they worked on a photoshoot together. From there on, feeling sparked, and the two got together until the couple split in 2005. Five years later, Jamie met English actress and singer-songwriter, Amelia Warner. The two started seeing each other and harbored unique feelings for each other. They went on to get engaged in 2012 and tied the knot a year later. The couple has been married and very much in love ever since. They are also parents to 3 wonderful daughters.