What Is James McAvoy’s Height And How Old Is He?

When it comes to talent, James McAvoy has ticked every box, leaving no space for doubt and although he is a good looking man, many fans are still curious about his height. The actor’s face became publicly recognizable when he first appeared in The Near Room in 1995 while he was still a teenager. Since then, he has gradually become one among the many Scottish actors whose performances on stage, TV, and movies have been appreciated.

Some of his popular works include The Last King of Scotland (2005), Wanted (2008), Atonement (2008), and X-Men: First Class (2011) among others. Not only is McAvoy known for his acting skills, but he is also widely recognized as a voice actor and philanthropist whose works include that raising money for the Ugandan children as well as his support for the British Red Cross many years among others.

For fans who are curious, here is information about James McAvoy’s age and height.

How Old Is James Mcavoy?

Probably because of his looks and the decades he has spent in the movie industry, the question of McAvoy’s age is a regular one. He was born on 21 April 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland, to a psychiatrist nurse mother and a builder father. While he was still a child, his parents ended their marriage which led him to stay with his maternal grandparents with his sister and half-brother.

To gain an education, he attended St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School in Jordanhill, Glasgow where he first contemplated to one day become a catholic priest. Even though McAvoy was not very interested in acting initially, he later discovered he had flair and went to the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. James McAvoy, who is of average height, graduated in 2000.

Although, as earlier pointed out, James McAvoy first thought was to become a priest, he later turned his attention to acting and has been versatile ever since with roles that range from being a romantic love interest to featuring as a doctor in Uganda, or as a superhero, and to even the more challenging action roles.

For his performances, he has been able to get more roles as well as earn himself a good number of awards and nominations including the ALOS Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role, British Academy Film Awards, British Comedy Awards, Fright Meter Awards, Golden Globes Awards, San Diego Film Critics Society, and Cannes Film Festival among others.

He began his acting career in 1995 when he was 15 years old. At the beginning of his career, his roles did not come with huge tasks but as he continued to appear in TV series, films and other stage acts, he got noticed by several directors who wanted to feature him in bigger roles. He wore different shoes for different characters in several works of arts including Band of Brothers (2001), highly rated Frank Herbert’s Children of Dune (2003), Wimbledon (2004), Shameless (2004-2005), The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), multiple award-winning Atonement (2007), Trance (2013), Split (2016), His Dark Materials (2019), and Glass (2019) among others.

Questions about James McAvoy’s height, age, and net worth have been frequent all throughout his career. From all of these and more, the blue-eyed actor has been able to gather a good wealth for himself and has an estimated net worth of 17 million US dollars.

His Personal Life

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James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff (Image Source)

Besides his acting skills, interest in his age and height and the public life he has, James McAvoy lives a quiet life in London, England. Once upon a time, James was married to English actress Anne-Marrie Duff who bore him a son, Brendan. Following his split with the Shameless co-star, he met and started an intimate relationship with Lisa Liberati.

There are a number of rumors juggling the internet that the two had a secret wedding earlier in 2019. So far, the celebrities who attended the wedding are known to have kept a low about the alleged wedding. Also before his marriage to Duff, he was said to have dated Scottish actress Emma Nielson for 6 years.

See Also: Brennen Taylor – Bio, Age, Girlfriend, Age, Height, Ethnicity, Is He Gay?

What Is James McAvoy’s Height?

The multi-award-winning actor has a slim physique and stands an average height of 5 feet 7 inches with a commensurate weight of 67 kg.

Although his height is average and there hasn’t been any reported issue of him losing any role because of it thus far. He reported once that he almost did not get the role he played in 2008’s Wanted alongside Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman since they wanted a usual Hollywood action film-actor physique. However, McAvoy sure knows how to carry himself in his own skin.


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