Sam Heughan

Sam Heughan is an actor of Scottish nationality. He is known for taking out the role of Jamie Fraser for the Starz series of Outlander. He did receive two different nominations for the Saturn Awards for this same show. He got the Laurence Olivier Award nomination in the category of Most Promising Performer in the year 2003.


According to his biography, Sam Heughan was born in the city of Balmaclellan in UK in the year 1980s. His mother is called Chrissie Heughan and he became interested into acting when he was still too young. He went to Kells Primary School. He then went at the James Gillespie High School and then continued at Edinburgh Rudolph Steiner School until he finished the sixth year. Afterwards, he attended Royal Scottish Academy of Music and drama in Glasgow and then graduated in the year 2003.


In the year 2004, Sam did appear for the TV miniseries named Island at War when he was Philip Dorr. He also played in the Andrew Murray role in the 2005 TV series of River City. From that time, Sam did appear in different other movies and also in television series. He had appeared in over 15 movies.

Some of these movies are Heart of lightness, Emulsion, When the Starlight Ends, The Wild West, Breaking the Mould, Doctors, Party Animals and First Light. He was in the role of Jamie Frazer for the Starts period in the Outlander drama. He had been in theater like in the King John, Romeo and Juliet, The Vortex and Outlying Islands. He became the patron of the YTAS at Youth Theatre Arts in Scotland. He became the first brand ambassador of Barbour. He has a charitable foundation named My Peak Challenge.

Sam Heughan had been nominated 9 times and had 4 wins for different awards in his career. He had got the Saturn Award nomination for 2015, 2016 and in 2017. He did win IGN People’s Choice award of 2015. There are other awards which he had won which are TV Guide Award and Gold Derby TV Award.

Salary, net worth

Even if he does not talk about how much he is being given as a salary, he has a net worth of 5 million.

Wife, married, divorce

Sam Heughan has no wife or children by now. There is no news that talk about him getting married or having any divorce. However, he has dated Cody Kennedy, an American actress since 2014. In the year 2016, he started to date Mackenzie Mauzy who is also an actress. They went to South Africa where they celebrated his 37 birthday.

Body measurement

Sam Heughan is a tall person and he is 6 feet with 2.5 inches. His weight is 89kg. He has blue eyes with blonde hair. He is an active person on social media. He has Instagram, Twitter and Facebook account.

Last Modified: Apr 2, 2020

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