Will Kemp Biography: Wife, Children, Net Worth, Instagram, Age, Movies, IMDb

Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Will Kemp is an English actor and dancer who rose to fame for his stellar performance as The Swan in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, a groundbreaking ballet that featured an all-male cast and a homoerotic twist on the classic story.

He also starred in the action horror film Van Helsing, the dance drama Step Up 2: The Streets, and the West End revival of Equus.


  • Full name: William Kemp
  • Date of birth: June 29, 1977
  • Age: 46 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Hertfordshire, England
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Actor and dancer
  • Height: 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
  • Parents: Barry and Rosalind Kemp
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: Gaby Jamieson
  • Children: Thalie and Indigo
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: $5 million

Early Life & Education

Will Kemp, currently 46, was born on June 29, 1977, in Hertfordshire, England. He is the only child of Barry and Rosalind Kemp, both teachers.

He grew up in a rural area where his love for dancing grew. He started taking ballet lessons when he was nine and showed great talent and potential.

He attended the Royal Ballet School, one of the most prestigious dance institutions in the world, and graduated in 1995.

He was accepted at the dance company Adventures in Motion Pictures (AMP), where he met the acclaimed choreographer Matthew Bourne, who became his mentor and collaborator.

Personal Life

Will Kemp is married to Gaby Jamieson, a film producer and former dancer. They met in 2001 when they were both working on the Broadway production of Swan Lake.

They married in 2002 and have two children: a daughter named Thalie and a son named Indigo.

They live in Los Angeles, California, where they moved in 2004 to pursue their careers in Hollywood. They are a happy and supportive couple who share a love for dance, art, and nature. They also have a dog named Luna.


Will Kemp’s career as a dancer and actor has been remarkable and diverse. He debuted as a professional dancer in 1995, joining AMP and performing in various shows, such as Cinderella, The Car Man, and Highland Fling.

He won the lead role of The Swan in Swan Lake, which was a huge success and a breakthrough for him.

He performed the role from 1997 to 2000 in both London and Broadway, earning rave reviews and awards.

He famously turned down a lucrative modeling contract with Giorgio Armani, citing not wanting to be confused as a model instead of an actor as the reason for his decision.

He made his acting debut 2004 when he played a werewolf in the action horror film Van Helsing, opposite Hugh Jackman and Kate Beckinsale.

He impressed the director Stephen Sommers with his physicality and agility and did most of his stunts. He also appeared in the TV movie The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior, the thriller Mindhunters, and the comedy Miguel and William.

He returned to the stage in 2007, when he played the horse Nugget and The Young Horseman in the West End revival of Equus, starring Daniel Radcliffe. He received praise for his expressive and powerful performance and his chemistry with Radcliffe.

He continued to explore different genres and roles, both on screen and on stage. He starred in the dance drama Step Up 2: The Streets in 2008 as Blake Collins, the director of the Maryland School of the Arts (MSA) and the brother of Chase Collins. He showed his dancing skills and charisma and contributed to the soundtrack with the song “You Can Dance.”

He also appeared in the TV series The Prisoner, The Great Fire, Reign, and Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.

He played Lord Darnley in the historical drama Mary Queen of Scots, and he voiced the character of Roderick in the animated film The Snow Queen 2.

He also starred in several stage productions, such as The Seagull, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and The Four Seasons.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @iamwillkemp
  • Twitter handle: @WillKemp


  • Van Helsing
  • Mindhunters
  • Miguel and William
  • The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior
  • Step Up 2: The Streets
  • The Prisoner
  • The Great Fire
  • Reign
  • The Snow Queen 2
  • Mary Queen of Scots
  • Spinning Out
  • Love, Romance & Chocolate
  • Christmas Waltz

Net Worth

Will Kemp has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

He has earned his wealth from his successful career as a dancer and actor and from endorsements and sponsorships.

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