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Full NameJameela Jamil
First NameJameela
Last NameJamil
Birth NameJameela Alia Burton-Jamil
ProfessionActress
NationalityBritish
EthnicityMixed
Birth CityLondon
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Mother NameShireen Jamil
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopePisces
Marital StatusRelation
Relation WithJames Blake
Sibilings1
FilmographyThe Good Place,How to Build a Girl
EducationCallan School of English
Height179 cm
Weight69 kg
Facebook Profile
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
Date of BirthFebruary 25,1986
Age33 years

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.

British actress an activist, Jameela Jamil
Caption: Jameela Jamil

Image Source: Allure

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. 

Professional Career

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.

Acting

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 KardashianKhloé 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. 

Charity Works

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.

Short Biography

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.

Jameela Jamil with James Blake
Caption: Jameela Jamil posing beside her partner James Blake at the Grammys

Image Source: Pop Sugar

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.

Updated On Tue Oct 22 2019 Published On Tue Oct 22 2019 By BluePrince

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