Suranne Jones Biography


Suranne Jones is an English actress and producer. Suranne is married and has one child.

More about the relationship

Suranne Jones is happily married to Laurence Akers. Laurence is a freelance scriptwriter and former magazine editor.

After dating for around two years, the couple announced their engagement on 23 May 2014. They tied their knot on 4 August 2015 in a private ceremony in Islington.

The couple welcomed their first son in March 2016 but they have not shared the name of their baby boy as of now.

Before this, Suranne was dating Simon Gregson in 1960. She also had an affair with Chris Gascoyne.

Relationship Facts of Suranne Jones

  • Suranne Jones is married to Laurence Akers.
  • Suranne Jones married on August 04, 2015.
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  • She is mother of One.
  • Suranne Jones is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Suranne Jones?

Sarah Anne Akers better known as Suranne Jones is one of the well known English actress and producer.

She is popular for her works in Doctor Foster: A Woman Scorned (2015), Scott & Bailey (2011), and Coronation Street (1960).

Suranne Jones: Age, Parent, Ethnicity

Suranne was born on 27 August 1978 in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England, UK. She grew up in a house on Foxdenton Lane, surrounded by two farms and their fields with her older brother, Gary Jones.

Her father’s name is Christopher Jones who is an engineer. Likely, the mother’s name is Jenifer Jones who was a secretary. Her mother passed away in the year 2016.

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Caption: Suranne Jones and Laurence Akers (Source: The Sun)

Jones was brought up a Catholic. Her priest advised her father Jones be christened Sarah Anne, instead of Jones. But her great-grandmother’s denied it telling Suranne would not be a proper name.

Education, University

Jones has her schooling from Cardinal Langley Roman Catholic High School in Middleton.

Suranne is also a member of the Oldham Theatre Workshop. She obtained a BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts at the Manchester School of Acting.

Suranne Jones: Career, Professional life


Suranne Jones started her career debuting a small role in television Coronation Street. She appears as Mandy Phillips, a girlfriend of Chris Collins. She left the show in May 2004 after four years and the show and her role have gained her much recognition.

Jones then was cast in the television advertisement for Maltesers.  No sooner, she gains fame appearing as a guest in episodes of series City Central, and also played a role in My Wonderful Life.

Then, she made her appearances in Vincent,  Strictly Confidential, A Few Good Men, Harley Street (2008), The Sarah Jane Adventures. Suranne appeared in as Charity Dingle on the soap opera Emmerdale.

In January 2009, she played as Ruth Slater in a three-part of British television drama series, Unforgiven on ITV1. On New Year’s Day 2007, she performed in the Yorkshire and London based black comedy, Dead Clever with Dean Lennox Kelly and Helen Baxendale on ITV1.

Her other notable roles in Five Days (2010), Single Father (2010), Doctor Who (May 2011), The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012), Doctor Foster (2015), Gentleman Jack (2019).

In February 2018, Jones played the role of the mother of a missing child in the Sky Atlantic drama Save Me.


Suranne has modeled for FHM and Loaded too. Jones has also filmed for BBC and HBO co-production Gentleman Jack.

Collaborating with the Half Moon Theatre on 1st Nov 2019, BBC Children In Need album Got It Covered releases its cover song Symphony. Jones was also a part of it providing vocals on their album’s cover track “It Must Be Love“.

Jones also works for numerous charitable organizations. She told that during her teenager she used to part of various breast cancer campaign along with her mother. Her mother was also diagnosed with breast cancer.

Jones also has worked with Christian Aid, traveling to Sierra Leone. Further, she worked with the Democratic Republic of Congo involving in different HIV concerning, women’s rights, and child soldiers’ projects.


The actress was voted Best Supporting Actress by readers of Doctor Who Magazine for her role in The Doctor’s Wife. She is one of 5 Coronation Street actresses to have won a Best Actress Award at the British Soap Awards.

In addition, she received the Theatregoers’ Choice Award in 2005. For the work in Scott& Balley, she receives the ‘Royal Television Society Regional Award for Best Performance in a Single Drama or Drama series’.

Furthermore, the actress has received various nominations and won numerous of it.

Suranne Jones: Salary, Net Worth

She has amassed a net worth of around $5 million from her successful career as of 2022. Other information regarding her earnings is not known.

Suranne Jones: Rumor, Controversy

She seems to be in a low profile and doesn’t disclose much about her life in the media. Hence, the actress hasn’t been into any rumors or controversy yet.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Suranne Jones has a slimed body figure with measurements of 34-28-35 inches. She stands with a height of 5 ft 10 inches (1.74m) and weighs 56 kg(123lbs).

Further, the actress has brunette hair with dark brown colored eyes. She wears a 34D size bra, 8(US) size of shoe, and 6(US) size of the dress.

Social Media

Suranne is active on Instagram with around 348K followers. But, she doesn’t seem to be active on Twitter and Facebook.


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