James Norton Bio, Age, Partner, Married, Movies, Net Worth

James Norton Biography

James Norton is an English actor known for his portrayal of the Duke of Wellington in To Walk Invisible. He has also starred in theater films such as A Little Life, The Lion in Winter, and Journey’s End. Likewise, he is a narrator known for his work in Wild West: America’s Great Frontier.

How old is James Norton? – Age

The McMafia actor is 38 years old as of 2023. He was born on 18 July 1985 in London, United Kingdom where he also grew up.

How tall is James Norton? – Height

Norton is 6 feet 1 inches (1.85 m) tall.

James Norton Mother, Father, Sister – Family

James was born to Lavinia Jane Norman and Hugh Biddulph Norton in London, United Kingdom. It is known that his father was a lecturer at the Hull School of Art and Design. On the other hand, his mother was also a teacher. He was brought up along with his sister Jessica Norton.


Norton enrolled at Scarborough College (Bramcote Prep School) before transferring to Ampleforth College. Afterward, he joined Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology. Likewise, he was a student at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Is James Norton Married? – Fiance

The Happy Valley star is currently engaged to his lovely fiance, Imogen Poots. She is an actress known for her appearances in 28 Weeks Later as Tammy and as Linda Keith in Jimi: All Is by My Side. The pair started dating back in 2018 and were officially engaged in 2022. Previously, he was in a relationship with actress Jessie Buckley but split in 2017.

The War & Peace Actor James Norton Photo
The War & Peace Actor James Norton Photo

James Norton Acting Career

James is a vastly recognized actor known for his role as Prince Andrei Bolkonsky in War & Peace. Most recently, he appeared in Rogue Agent in the character of Robert Hendy-Freegard. He is set to appear in the upcoming Bob Marley: One Love film in 2024.

Most noteworthy, he was featured in The Trial of Christine Keeler starring as Stephen Ward. Likewise, he portrayed the role of Tommy Lee Royce in Happy Valley for which he received a British Academy Television Award nomination.

It is also known that he was cast in Cheerful Weather for the Wedding starring as Owen. In addition, he played the role of Henry Alveston in the 3 episodes of Death Comes to Pemberley. Afterward, he landed the role of Young Duncan Grant in Life in Squares.

Furthermore, Norton joined the cast of Lady Chatterley’s Lover in the role of Sir Clifford Chatterley. He has also played the character of George Claire in Things Heard & Seen. Some of his other popular films include Hampstead, Flatliners, and Mr Jones.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Rush
  • Belle
  • Mr. Turner
  • Bonobo
  • Northmen: A Viking Saga
  • Hampstead
  • Flatliners
  • Hero Young
  • Mr. Jones
  • Little Women
  • Nowhere Special
  • Restless
  • Blandings
  • Doctor Who
  • By Any Means
  • Death Comes to Pemberley
  • Life in Squares


  • Crime Thriller Awards

James Norton Net Worth

Citing his acting career, Norton sits at an estimated net worth of $7 Million.

James Norton Instagram

You can find and follow James on Instagram using the account name: @jginorton

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