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(Actor, Tv Presenter)

James Nesbitt is an actor and presenter. James Nesbitt is married to Sonia Forbes-Adam and father of two kids.

Relationship Facts of James Nesbitt

James Nesbitt is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of James Nesbitt?

James Nesbitt is married to Sonia Forbes-Adam in the year 1994. Sonia Forbes-Adam is the daughter of the Reverend Sir Timothy Forbes Adam.

Moreover, they first met when Nesbitt went to the final call-back for Hamlet at Loughborough Hall in 1989. After meeting, they started seeing each other and eventually began dating.

Furthermore, James and his wife soon welcomed their two daughters, Peggy and Mary.

In October 2013, Nesbitt announced that he would divorce her wife after 19 years and they were finally divorced in 2016.

Who is James Nesbitt?

James Nesbitt is an actor and presenter from Northern Irland who gained hype as Adam Williams in the romantic comedy-drama series ‘Cold Feet’.

Furthermore, he has won Several Awards including the British Comedy Award, Television and Radio Industries Club Award, and National Television Award for the same series.

James Nesbitt’s Birth Facts, Family, Ethnicity

James Nesbitt was born on 15 January 1965, in Broughshane, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. William James Nesbitt is currently 58 years old.

His father’s name is James “Jim” Nesbitt and his mother is May Nesbitt. Nesbitt’s Northern Irish father Alan was a headmaster of the primary school in Lisnamurrican.

Similarly, his mother was a civil servant. Likewise, he has three older sisters named Margaret, Kathryn, and Andrea and all of them are teachers.

While childhood, he had dreamt to play football for Manchester United, an English Premier League Club. At 11 years old, his family moved to Coleraine, County Londonderry, where his mother, May worked for the Housing Executive.

When James Nesbitt was 13, his parents took him to audition for the Riverside Theatre’s Christmas production of Oliver! and he sang “Bohemian Rhapsody” at the audition. For his performance, he also won the part of Artful Dodger in acting.

In which school did James Nesbitt attend?

James was educated in Blagh primary school, Coleraine Academical Institution (CAI), Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and Ulster University.

Later, he pursued acting in the Central School of Speech and Drama.

All of his Career, Professional Life

Daniel Radcliffe started his career as a theatre artist in 1981 after performing in Pinocchio with the role of Jiminy Cricket at Riverside Theatre, Coleraine.

Similarly, he made his movie debut at age 21 in the film The End of the World Man (1986), followed by his feature film debut in Hear Song (1991). Again, he starred in many popular movies and finally ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in the year, 2012.

Likewise, James Nesbitt was praised for his performance by audiences, critics, and reviewers for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

Moreover, he also gained fame and recognition as Adam Williams in the romantic comedy-drama series ‘Cold Feet. Furthermore, he was seen in the Irish comedy film The Most Fertile Man in Ireland (2000), the psychological thriller film Match Point (2005), and the Australian Drama film Matching Jack (2010).

His other notable films include Love Bites: Go Now (1995), Touching Evil II (1998), and Murphy’s Law (2001, 2003-2007). Moreover, his five major plays include the musical Up on the Roof, a world tour of Hamlet, and the Troubles drama Paddywack.

Awards, Nominations

Since James Nesbitt stepped into the showbiz industry, he has won numerous awards including the British Comedy Award, Television, and Radio Industries Club Award, National Television Award, Irish Film & Television Awards, British Independent Film Awards, and Stockholm International Film Festival Awards, and many more. Likewise, he also won nominations for lots of awards.

James Nesbitt: Salary, Net Worth, Income

James already has an estimated fortune of £7.2 million as of 2023.

Furthermore, he has been earning more than £50K as a salary while his yearly income is calculated as over £345k.


James has always stayed out of controversies.

What are the body stats of James Nesbitt?

James Nesbitt stands 5 feet and 11 inches tall and his weight is 78 kilograms. He has brown hair and green eyes.

Social media

James Nesbitt is active on social media.

He has over 8.7K followers on Twitter, more than 4.2K followers on Instagram, and around 562 followers on Facebook.


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