James Norton Married, Girlfriend, Gay, Movies, TV Shows

By Ravi Lama | Updated On: 09 Dec, 2018
James Norton Married, Girlfriend, Gay, Movies, TV Shows

English actor James Norton has been the choice of the town for his role of the new James Bond in McMafia. His parents were teachers, but his enthusiasm in acting led him to the path of Hollywood.

British descent James has been into acting since he was five years old when he depicted the part of Joseph in his primary school nativity drama. He is recognized for his role in Happy ValleyGrantchester, and War & Peace.

James Norton Dating Belleville's Actress; Former Girlfriend Spills Reason Of Break-Up!

James Norton was in a relationship with War and Peace's co-star Jessie Buckley. He and his girlfriend met each other on the set of the BBC epic romp titled War and Peace. The two portrayed the role of the on-screen siblings- Marya and Andrei Bolkonsky. However, off-the-screen, the couple fell for each other and started dating.

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James and his partner, Jessie confirmed their relationship in March 2016, when the two stepped on the red carpet of Olivier Awards at the Royal Opera House London. The couple didn't flaunt their bond in the red carpet, they reportedly inseparable in the event.

Their relationship couldn't last long as the pair had a break up in summer 2017. In April 2018, James former girlfriend finally revealed about her tumultuous relationship with James and claimed that their split was not picture perfect. As she confirmed with Mail Online, the pair split from each other after two years of togetherness and the separation was 'acrimonious.' She said;

‘It was acrimonious, but it’s a tough job to have a relationship and he is a great man and we are great friends. That’s it. How diplomatic can I sound?’

As of now, the actor has found a love interest in his new girlfriend, Imogen Poots, who is his Belleville's co-star. His romantic relationship with Imogen began after their first meeting on the set of Belleville.

James Norton and his girlfriend Imogen Poots, while holding Champagne, poses for a photo at Cannes Film Festival (Photo:

In May 2018, James and his sweetheart, Imogen astound their fans and followers when they made their shocking appearance at the Wildlife after-party sponsored by Grey Goose at Cannes Film Festival.

Although he relishes a romantic relationship with his partner, he is yet to get married.

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How Much Is James Norton's Net Worth From Movies And TV Shows?

British Academy Television Award-nominated actor, James Norton has been accumulating the net worth from his career in Hollywood. Stepping into the acting career at the age of 22, he performed in numerous theatre productions during his college days.

In 2009, he professionally got involved in acting when he received the role of Jenny's boyfriend in the movie An Education. In the BBC drama titled Life in Squares, he portrayed the role of Duncan Grant, who is a gay painter.

Since then, James appeared on numerous hit TV shows and Movies including, Belleville, Rush, Happy Valley, Grantchester, War & Peace, and McMafia.

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James' Bio

Born on 18 July 1985 in London, England, James Norton's real named is James Geoffrey Ian Norton. He stands at the height of 6' 1" (1.85 meters).

He was raised in a family where his Tanzanian father, Hugh Norton worked as a lecturer at the Hull School of Art and Design while his mom, Lavinia Norton was a teacher.

At the age of 15, James completed his training at Stephen Joseph Theatre. Later on, he went to Fitzwilliam College at the University of Cambridge and studied Theology. Likewise, James studied at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art for three years.