Sam Heughan

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Full Name Sam Heughan
Age 40 Years Old
Nick Name Sam
Gender Male
Famous As Actor
Birth Date April 30th, 1980
Birth Place Balmaclellan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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About Sam Heughan; Scottish Actor

Handsome Sam Heughan is a well-recognized actor from Scotland who rose to fame after his role as Jamie Fraser in the Starz historical drama series "Outlander" (2014-present). For his role in "Outlander", he won the People's Choice Award for Favorite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor, the Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television, and received a nomination for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. His recent movie is Bloodshot which is released as of February 2020. He was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Most Promising Performer for his performance in Outlying Islands, performed at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs and he received an honorary doctorate "in recognition for his outstanding contribution to acting and charitable endeavors" from the University of Stirling in June 2019. Recently, he is voted the people's choice to take over the role of James Bond as Daniel Craig prepares to step down after 15 years. He also beat the likes of Tom Hardy, Henry Cavill, and Idris Elba to claim the top spot in the poll conducted by RadioTimes.com. The results come after Sam fuelled the rumors linking him with the iconic role after admitting he had auditioned back in 2005 before being beaten by Daniel. Sam said: 'Obviously it's a dream for every actor. I auditioned for it back when they were doing Bond 21 when Daniel Craig was cast in Casino Royale and I think a lot of actors were seen in the UK. Sam was born on 30th April 1980 in Balmaclellan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. His real name/birth name is Sam Roland Heughan. He was born to his parents; Chrissie Heughan (mother) and his father. Also, he has a sibling; a brother named Cirdan Heughan. He holds Scottish nationality and he belongs to Scottish-White ethnicity. His race is White. His birth sign is Taurus. Talking about his education, he attended Kells Primary School. Later, he shifted to the Edinburgh Rudolph Steiner School. He then enrolled at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow and graduated in the year 2003. As of 2020, he celebrated his 40th birthday. Prior to his graduation, in 2002 Heughan was one of four students chosen to represent RSAMD at the BBC Carlton Hobbs radio talent competition. Scroll down to get full information regarding his biography, personal life, girlfriend, net worth, career, wiki, facts, age, height, and more. 

Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser in Outlander

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Sam Heughan's Career (Movies and TV Shows)

  • Sam Heughan made his role in the "Outlying Islands", a play by Scottish playwright David Grieg and for his performance, he was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award.
  • After that, Sam made his role in his first professional television role in the miniseries "Island at War" in the year 2004.
  • In 2005, he appeared in several episodes of the Scottish soap opera "River City".
  • Later on, he appeared in The Wild West (2006), Channel 4's docudrama A Very British Sex Scandal (2007), and BBC Four's Breaking the Mould (2009).
  • He also appeared in the episode of ITV's "Midsomer Murders", ITV's crime drama "Rebus", and two episodes of BBC's political drama "Party Animals".
  • He made his role in several live productions, including Noel Coward's The Vortex at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Shakespeare's Hamlet at the Citizen's Theatre, Iain F. MacLeod's The Pearlfishers at the Traverse Theatre, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at the Dundee Repertory Theatre, Macbeth at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, and Nicholas de Jongh's Plague Over England at the Duchess Theatre.
  • He then made a recurring role as Scott Nielson in 2009 as Nurse Cherry Malone's boyfriend and a secret drug dealer in the BBC soap opera "Doctors" for which he was nominated for a British Soap Award, in the category Villain of the Year, for his twenty-one episode stint on the series.
  • He went on to star in BBC's television film "First Light".
  • He featured in PBS's BAFTA-winning mini-series "Any Human Heart".
  • He appeared as Prince Ashton in 2011's Hallmark Channel's film "A Princess for Christmas". 
  • He featured in Steve Waters' sold-out play "Amphibians" and starred as Batman in the touring stage show "Batman Live".
  • He also performed the title role in Shakespeare's King John at the Oran Mor Theatre in 2012. 
  • In 2013, he appeared in the Starz time-travel drama series "Outlander".
  • After that, he appeared in the psychological thriller "Emulsion", the story of a man haunted by the disappearance of his wife in 2014. 
  • He went on to portray Jacob in the 2016 independent film "When the Starlight Ends", which premiered at the Other Venice Film Festival.
  • He co-starred as MI-6 agent Sebastian in Lionsgate's comedy "The Spy Who Dumped Me" in the year 2018 and he also made his first voice-acting project in the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment video game Lego DC Super-Villains as the Mirror Master. 
  • He was a guest on BBC Two Scotland's special "The Adventure Show".
  • In November 2018, he was cast as Tom Buckingham, the lead role in "SAS: Red Notice", a film based on the novel of the same name by Andy McNab.
  • In 2020, he appeared in Bloodshot, an adaptation of the best-selling comic book from the Valiant universe, opposite Vin Diesel and Michael Sheen.

Sam Heughan in Bloodshot

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Apart from acting career, 

  • He has released several collections since his initial autumn/winter line in 2017, all of which he co-designed.
  • In the year 2015, he started the charitable foundation My Peak Challenge, a training, nutrition and support program that provides participants with a sense of community as they 
  • work toward personal goals, while concurrently raising money for charity.
  • In the year 2019, he teamed up with Omaze, raffling off date to the 2019 MPC Gala, which raised $2,892,080 for the Bloodwise UK.
  • In the year 2018, he ran both the Stirling and EMF Edinburgh Marathons in the space of a month to raise money for Cahonas Scotland and their Testicular Cancer Education and Awareness Programme.
  • He also raised £38,224 for the charity.

Sam Heughan's Personal Life

Regarding the marital status of Sam, he is unmarried yet. At present, he is single and he is not in a relationship with anyone. He is enjoying his present life happily without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Sam Heughan and Mackenzie Mauzy

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Back then, he dated American actress Cody Kennedy in the year 2014. He was dated to American actress Mackenzie Mauzy in 2016-2017. They were seen together in 2018 also during some of the red carpet appearances. After that, he's been linked to Twin Peaks: The Return actress Amy Shiels, but it seems as though they're currently just friends. 

Sam Heughan's Net Worth 2020

Sam Heughan is a very talented actor and he has reached a great height in his career. He has acted in several movies and TV shows. But, Sam hasn't signed an endorsement contract yet. Being an actor, he earns a decent amount of money and fame. As of 2020, his estimated net worth is said to have $5 million as per sources. He is living a luxurious lifestyle. There is no doubt in the mind of his followers that he is earning a cool amount of salary from his earnings.