Jenna Coleman Biography: Husband, Height, Age, Movies, Net Worth, Parents, Brother

May 27, 2024 0 Posted By Lorenza Nicholas


Jenna Coleman, born Jenna-Louise Coleman on April 27, 1986, is an accomplished English actress renowned for her roles in both television and film. 

She first gained critical acclaim for her debut as Jasmine Thomas in the popular soap opera Emmerdale in 2005. Since then, Jenna Coleman has enjoyed a successful career, featuring in recurring roles in shows such as Waterloo Road and Doctor Who

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Jenna-Louise Coleman
Stage Name: Jenna Coleman
Born: 27 April 1986 (age 38 years old)
Place of Birth: Blackpool, United Kingdom
Nationality: English
Education: Arnold School
Height: 1.57 m
Parents: Karen Coleman, Keith Coleman
Siblings: Ben Coleman
Spouse: Not Married
Boyfriend • Partner: Jamie Childs (2022-), Prince Harry (2015), Tom Hughes (2016-2020), Richard Madden (2011-2016), Karl Davies (2006-2009)
Children: N/A
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth: $5 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Jenna Coleman, an English actress, was born to Karen Coleman and Keith Coleman on April 27, 1986, in Blackpool, United Kingdom. 

Her grandmother, who is of English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish ancestry, named her after Jenna Wade, an American TV series Dallas character. 

Jenna Coleman has one brother, Ben Coleman, and attended Arnold School. She is best known for her roles in British television series, including Doctor Who and Victoria.


Jenna Coleman‘s career is a fascinating journey through diverse roles, much like the characters she’s brought to life. She first gained attention as Jasmine Thomas in the soap opera “Emmerdale,” where her performance earned her a “Best Newcomer” nomination at the British Soap Awards in 2007.

After “Emmerdale,” Coleman achieved significant acclaim as Clara Oswald in the iconic series “Doctor Who.” This role, a companion to the Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors, showcased her versatility and charm, earning her a BAFTA nomination.

Jenna Coleman‘s career then took a regal turn with her portrayal of Queen Victoria in the ITV series “Victoria.” Her performance praised for its depth and authenticity, explored the complexities of a young queen navigating monarchy challenges. The series garnered several nominations, including an Emmy.

More recently, Coleman starred in the Netflix and BBC drama “The Serpent,” playing Marie-Andrée Leclerc, a character entangled in a dark world of crime and intrigue. This role demonstrated her ability to tackle complex and intense characters, further cementing her reputation as a versatile actress.

In addition to her notable TV roles, Jenna Coleman has also appeared in films such as “Captain America: The First Avenger” and period miniseries like “Titanic” and “Death Comes to Pemberley.” Her talent and range have allowed her to take on a variety of roles, including leading parts in “The Cry” and “The Sandman.”

Awards & Nominations


  • 2019 Logie Award: Most Outstanding Actress for “The Cry”


  • 2006 National Television Award: Most Popular Newcomer for “Emmerdale Farm”
  • 2007 British Soap Award: Best Newcomer for “Emmerdale”
  • 2009 British Soap Award:
    • Best Actress
    • Sexiest Female
    • Best Dramatic Performance
  • 2009 TV Choice Award: Best Actress
  • 2015 TV Choice Award: Best Actress
  • 2017 Golden Nymph Award: Outstanding Actress in a Drama TV Series for “Victoria”
  • 2017 National Television Award: Best Drama Performance for “Victoria” (nominated four times in total)
  • 2018 Movieguide Award: Grace Award for Most Inspiring Performance for TV

Social Media

  • Instagram handle:@jenna_coleman_
  • Facebook handle: Jenna Louise Coleman
  • Twitter handle: Jenna Coleman (@Jenna_Coleman_)

Personal Life

From 2016 to 2020, Jenna Coleman was in a relationship with Tom Hughes, her co-star in the period drama “Victoria.” This on-screen romance translated into real life, and the two were often seen together, even sharing a London townhouse. However, by mid-2020, it was reported that they had split up. Despite the breakup, Jenna continued to reside in their shared home, proving the amicable nature of their separation.

Before TomJenna dated Scottish actor Richard Madden. The two were together from 2011 to 2015, making their relationship one of the longest in her dating history. Their romance was a significant part of her life during her tenure on “Doctor Who,” where she played the role of Clara Oswald.

Interestingly, there was a brief period in 2015 when Jenna Coleman was linked to Prince Harry, known for his bachelor lifestyle at the time. Although their connection remains speculative, it added an intriguing chapter to Jenna‘s dating narrative.

In 2022, Jenna was spotted with Jamie Childs, the director of “The Sandman,” which she was filming at the time. Their relationship was a fresh start for Jenna, moving away from her previous co-star romances. The 38-year-old Coleman has not yet had children, and she is not married.


  • 2011: Captain America: The First Avenger
  • 2016: Me Before You
  • 2022: Klokkenluider
  • 2023: Jackdaw

Net Worth

Jenna-Louise Coleman has built her impressive net worth of $5 million through her successful career as an English actress. She has worked hard to establish herself in the entertainment industry and has earned her wealth through her talent, hard work, and dedication to her craft. 

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