Sam Heughan is a Scottish actor and President for a blood cancer charity. Sam's chemistry with his on-screen actress, Caitriona Balfe of the show Outlander has confused the fans! However, Sam and Caitriona are not dating.
Facts of Sam Heughan
|Full Name:||Sam Heughan|
|Age:||40 years 2 months|
|Birth Date:||April 30, 1980|
|Birth Place:||Balmaclellan, United Kingdom|
|Net Worth:||$ 5 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Mother's Name:||Chrissie Heughan|
|Education:||Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
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I never once dreamed of sort of being able to be in an American TV series, you know? It was all about theater and touring and sort of being an actor around Scottish theater.
People forget actors can adapt and change their appearance. In this industry, people sometimes cast to type, or as close to type as possible, but actors are a lot more versatile than you think!
You do have to learn how to wear a kilt, and it's certainly very liberating and very freeing, but surprisingly very comfortable to wear, to ride a horse in a kilt. I was surprised by that.
Shakespeare language is fantastic, and to be honest, you don't need to do anything to Shakespeare.
Relationship Statistics of Sam Heughan
|What is Sam Heughan marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||In Relation|
|How many children does Sam Heughan have ? (name):||None|
|Is Sam Heughan having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Sam Heughan gay ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Sam Heughan is in a relationship with American Actress Mackenzie Mauzy. They began dating since November 2016. He celebrated his 37th birthday in South Africa alongside his girlfriend Mauzy.
Previously, he dated an American actress Cody Kennedy in 2014.
Moreover, he loves whiskey and likes to remain fit.
Who is Sam Heughan?
Sam Heughan is a Scottish actor. Sam is mostly known for his role as Jamie Fraser in the Starz series ‘Outlander’.
In 2014, he was BBC Anglo Fan Favourite Man of the Year.
He has been selected to play the legendary Paul Newman’s biopic. Paul was an American actor, film director, producer, race car driver, IndyCar owner, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.
Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
Sam Heughan was born in Balmaclellan, the United Kingdom on April 30, 1980. His mother is Chrissie Heughan but his father’s name is unknown. He was always interested in acting since his childhood years. He is of Scottish nationality and he belongs to Scottish ethnic background.
Sam has a brother named Cirdan Heughan.
Sam initially attended Kells Primary School.
Later, he attended James Gillespie’s High School for a year and then moved to the Edinburgh Rudolph Steiner School till the end of the sixth year.
He also enrolled at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow and graduated in 2003.
Sam Heughan’s Career
In 2004, Sam appeared in the TV Mini-series ‘Island at War’ as Philip Dorr. Additionally, he played the role of Andrew Murray in the 2005 TV series ‘River City’. Since then, Sam has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, Sam has more than 15 credits as an actor as of now.
Some other movies and television series that he has been part of are ‘When the Starlight Ends’, ‘Emulsion’, ‘Heart of Lightness’, ‘Any Human Heart’, ‘First Light’, ‘Doctors’, ‘Breaking the Mould’, ‘Party Animals’, and ‘The Wild West’ among others. In 2013, he was cast as Jamie Fraser on the Starz period drama series ‘Outlander’.
Some of the theatres work that he has been part of ‘Outlying Islands’, ‘The Vortex’, ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘King John’ among others. Additionally, he became a patron for YTAS (Youth Theatre Arts Scotland) in August 2014. He was also named Barbour’s first Global Brand Ambassador in 2016. In addition, he also has his own charitable foundation ‘My Peak Challenge’ since 2015.
Sam Heughan has 4 wins and 9 nominations to his name for several awards in his career.
He received two nominations for the Saturn Awards for the show, Outlander. Additionally, he also garnered the Laurence Olivier Award for Most Promising Performer nomination in 2003.
He garnered the Saturn Award nominations in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Furthermore, he won the IGN People’s Choice Award in 2015. Some other awards that he has won are Gold Derby TV Award and TV Guide Award.
What is the net worth of Sam Heughan?
Sam has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million.
His income for the show Outlander is $100,000 per episode.
Sam Heughan supports blood donation and is the Scotland President for blood cancer charity Bloodwise. For the awareness of his cause, he also participates in marathons and a triathlon. Moreover, he raises funds and makes time to participate in the programs which is related to it.
Sam Heughan’s Rumors, Controversy
Sam became part of a controversy after his girlfriend Mackenzie was the target of online bullying after she posted a photo of Sam online. This was because the fans wanted him to date, Caitriona Balfe, instead. Additionally, he also became part of a controversy after the ‘Outlander’ star and writers clashed over controversial book change.
Furthermore, there have been several rumors over the years about who Sam has dated. There are several rumors that suggest that Sam has dated Irish Actress Amy Shiels, Irish Actress Caitriona Balfe, and Abbie Salt.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Talking about his body measurement, Sam Heughan has a height of 6 feet 2½ inches (1.89 m). Additionally, he weighs 89 kg or 196 lbs. Furthermore, he has blonde hair and blue eyes. His chest measurement is 46 inches, Arms / Biceps measurement is 16.5 inches and Waist measurement is 34 inches.
Social Media: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Sam Heughan is active over social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 573.2k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 1.9m followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 649k followers.