James McAvoy Biography, Movies, Net Worth, Wife, Age, TV Shows, Instagram, Girlfriend, Height, Wikipedia, Cyrano, Dune

James McAvoy Biography: Movies, Net Worth, Wife, Age, TV Shows, Instagram, Girlfriend, Height, Wikipedia, Cyrano, Dune

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James McAvoy (born 21 April 1979) is a prolific and boisterous Scottish actor. He made his first onscreen debut in a film titled ‘’The Near Room’’ when he was just a boy.

The film was shot and premiered in the year 1995 and ever since then, he has appeared in several blockbuster movies.

James McAvoy also appeared in many West End productions, and he has received a lot of nominations and awards for a role well played. Now, let’s look at some interesting facts about his early life and career journey.

James McAvoy
James McAvoy: History • Bio • Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: James McAvoy
Born: 21 April 1979 (age 44 years old)
Place of Birth: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 1.7 m
Parents: N/A
Siblings: Donald McAvoy, Joy McAvoy
Wife • Spouse: Anne-Marie Duff (m. 2006–2016), Lisa Liberati
Girlfriend • Partner: Lisa Liberati
Children: Brendan McAvoy
Occupation: Actor • TV Personality
Net Worth: US$10 million to US$30 million

Early Life

James McAvoy was born on the 21st day of April in the year 1979. Aged 44 years, he was born and raised In Glasgow, Scotland. Growing up, James attended the Roman Catholic Church.

He grew up with his maternal grandparents; his biological parents divorced when he was eleven for some yet-to-be-identified reasons. James McAvoy revealed that he was sent to live with his grandparents because his mother was on a sickbed.

James McAvoy is the eldest of his family. He has two younger siblings, a girl named Joy McAvoy and a half-brother named Donald McAvoy. According to the actor, he stopped communicating with his father ever since he divorced his mother.


James McAvoy received his high school education at the St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary Catholic School located in the Jordanhill area of Glasgow. In the year 2006, he revealed in an interview session that he wanted to become a priest, but as fate would have it, he delved into the entertainment industry.

James McAvoy also attended and graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2000.

Personal Life

James McAvoy courted Anne-Marie Duff‘s lady; James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff reportedly got married on 11th November 2006. They gave birth to a son whom they named Brendan McAvoy. Brendan McAvoy was born in the year 2010.

Subsequently, on the 13th day of May 2016, James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff jointly announced their decision to annul their union for some unknown reasons.

James McAvoy reportedly got married to another lady named Lisa Liberati. They were work partners. The couples met on the set of a 2016 horror thriller titled ‘’Split’’.


James McAvoy made his first onscreen debut at the age of 16 in a film titled ‘’The Near Room’’ shot premiered in 1995. He revealed he wasn’t interested in theatrical roles at first, but he later fell in love with acting after meeting Alana Brady.

According to him, Alana Brady greatly influenced his decision to become a full-time actor.

Throughout the early 2000s, he made guest appearances in television shows and film series. James McAvoy came to the limelight in the year 2005, after he made a debut in a blockbuster film titled “The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe.

James McAvoy also played the role of attorney Tom Lefroy in a film a movie titled ‘’Becoming Jane’’.

Net Worth

James McAvoy currently has a whopping net worth estimation ranging from US$10 million to US$30 million.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @Jamesmcavoyrealdeal


  • The Near Room
  • Becoming Jane
  • The Chronicles Of Narnia
  • Penelope
  • The Last King Of Scotland
  • Wanted
  • The Last Station
  • Gnomeo And Juliet
  • X-Men: First Class
  • Three Days of Rain
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past

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