Will Mellor Biography: Net Worth, Photos, Age, Movies, Spouse, Wikipedia, Nationality

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Will Mellor is an English actor, singer, and model who has entertained audiences for over 30 years.

He is best known for his roles as Jambo Bolton in Hollyoaks, Gaz Wilkinson in Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Warren Stamp in EastEnders, DC Spike Tanner in No Offence, Steve Connolly in Broadchurch, and Harvey Gaskell in Coronation Street.

He is also a talented musician who won the first Comic Relief does Fame Academy series in 2003 and released two singles that charted in the UK. He is one of the most recognizable faces on British television and has a loyal fan base.


  • Full name: William Mellor
  • Nickname: Will
  • Date of birth: April 3, 1976
  • Age: 47 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Stockport, Cheshire, England, UK
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Actor, singer, model
  • Height: 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
  • Parents: Bill and Shirley Mellor
  • Siblings: NA
  • Spouse: Michelle McSween (m. 2007)
  • Children: Jayden (b. 2009) and Renee (b. 2012)
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: $5 million

Early Life & Education

Will Mellor, who turned 47 in 2023, was born on April 3, 1976, in Stockport, Cheshire, England, UK. He is the only child of Bill and Shirley Mellor, who were both pub landlords.

He grew up in Bredbury, a suburb of Stockport, and attended Lane End Primary School and Bredbury Comprehensive School.

He became interested in acting and singing from a young age and joined the local theatre group, Stockport Garrick Theatre.

He also participated in school plays and musicals, such as Grease and Bugsy Malone. He left school at 16 and pursued a career in show business.

Personal Life

Will Mellor married actress Michelle McSween in 2007 after dating for six years.

They met on the set of Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, where she played a minor role. They have two children, Jayden and Renee, who were born in 2009 and 2012 respectively.

They live in Buckinghamshire, England, with their two dogs, a Labrador and a French bulldog. Will is a devoted family man who enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.

He is also close to his parents and often visits them in Stockport.


Will Mellor started his career as a model, appearing in various magazines and commercials. He made his acting debut in 1990, playing Ben Rowlingson in the children’s show Children’s Ward.

He then appeared in other shows like Elidor, Cardiac Arrest, and The Bill. He rose to fame in 1995 when he landed the role of James “Jambo” Bolton in the soap opera Hollyoaks.

He played the lovable rogue for four years, earning a loyal fan following and several awards nominations.

He also released a cover version of Leo Sayer’s “When I Need You” in 1997, which reached number 5 in the UK Singles Chart.

He left Hollyoaks in 1999 and joined the cast of Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, a sitcom about the lives and loves of a group of friends.

He played Gary “Gaz” Wilkinson, a womanizing mechanic, for nine seasons from 2001 to 2011. He also appeared in comedy shows like The Sketch Show, Barking!, and White Van Man.

He also ventured into drama, playing Warren Stamp in EastEnders, DC Spike Tanner in No Offence, Steve Connolly in Broadchurch, and Georgie in The Street. He also starred in films such as The Reeds, The Prisoner, and Sanctuary.

In 2003, he participated in the first Comic Relief does Fame Academy series, a reality show where celebrities competed to raise money for charity by singing. He won the show, beating the likes of Ruby Wax, Ulrika Jonsson, and Jo Brand.

He also released another single, “No Matter What I Do,” which reached number 23 on the UK Singles Chart. He also appeared in the music video for Boyzone’s Comic Relief single “When The Going Gets Tough.”

In 2021, he joined the cast of Coronation Street, the longest-running soap opera in the UK. He played Harvey Gaskell, a drug lord who is the uncle of Leanne Battersby’s son Simon’s friend Jacob.

He debuted on March 12, 2021, and his last appearance was on June 28, 2021. He received praise for his performance as the villainous character, who was eventually arrested and jailed.

In 2022, he competed in the twentieth series of Strictly Come Dancing, a popular dance competition show. He was partnered with professional dancer Nancy Xu and was the first celebrity contestant confirmed for the show.

He impressed the judges and the viewers with his dance skills and charisma, reaching the final and finishing as the runner-up.

Social Media

  • Twitter handle: @Mellor76
  • Instagram handle: @willmellor76


Will Mellor has appeared in the following TV shows and films:

  • Children’s Ward
  • Elidor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Hollyoaks
  • The Bill
  • Casualty
  • The Sketch Show
  • The Street
  • The Prisoner

Net Worth

Will Mellor has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. He has earned wealth from his successful acting, singer, and model career.

He has appeared in numerous TV shows and films and released two singles that charted in the UK.

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