Facts of Jameela Jamil
|Full Name||Jameela Jamil|
|Birth Name||Jameela Alia Burton-Jamil|
|Birth Country||United Kingdom|
|Mother Name||Shireen Jamil|
|Relation With||James Blake|
|Filmography||The Good Place,How to Build a Girl|
|Education||Callan School of English|
|Date of Birth||February 25,1986|
Nominated for People's Choice Awards, USA, Jameela Jamil is a British actress, radio jockey, and an activist. She is popular for her as Tahani Al-Jamil in the TV series, The Good Place (2016-2019), starring Kristen Bell.
Jameela has hosted shows like Freshly Squeezed and Playing It Straight and also remained as the radio host for BBC Radio 1's The Official Chart.
Jameela Jamil's 2019 Net Worth: $1.9 million
The British actress has accumulated a small fortune of $1.9 million from her career in TV shows.
Just like D'Arcy Carden, her salary is also $60,000 from the television sitcom, The Good Place. According to some sources, an average actress in the United Kingdom earns about $37,177.92 every year and the salary of an actress in the United States is $50,122.
Earnings from Instagram
The British actress is active on the social media platform as @jameelajamilofficial where she is quite popular amongst her 2 million followers. Her estimated earnings from Instagram lies between $4,800 - $8,000, for every post she makes.
Jameela started her career as an English teacher and then became a representer at T4.
She was the radio host of BBC Radio 1's The Official Chart and also the co-host of The Official Chart Update. Jameela Jamil is the first solo female host of BBC Radio 1 chart.
The Golden Derby TV Awards nominee made her debut in acting in 2018 with the role of Julia in the TV series Animals. Besides that, she acted in other television sitcoms like Camp Confessions and The Good Place.
As of 2019, Jamil has acted in a single movie named How To Build a Girl, starring Alfie Allen.
Activism and Charity
She created an Instagram account by the name @i_weigh which focuses on feeling good about yourself and stepping away from the stigma of flesh and bones. The account was inspired by a photo depicting Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, and Kendall Jenner discusing women's weight. She also went against Cardi B for promoting a product of diet suppressant through social media.
She supports the causes of the Cultural Learning Alliance and Vinspired National Awards. Jameela designed her version of Spongebob SquarePants for a Childline charity auction.
Jamil wore a chicken costume for straight 16 days and raised £16,000 ($20,800) for Comic Relief.
She was born as Jameela Alia Burton-Jamil on 25th February 1986 in London England. She is the daughter of mother Shireen Jamil and has not disclosed the name of her father. She also has a brother named Adnandus Dyzantae.
As a child, she suffered from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and later caught the disease, anorexia nervosa, as a teenager. She is of British nationality and her ethnicity is mixed belonging to Pakistani and Indian ancestry.
Since 2015, Jamil is in a relationship with English singer, James Blake. They haven't been married yet and have no child. However, she mentioned in May 2019, that she had gone through an abortion.