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James McAvoy Movies, Net Worth, Height, Age, Wife

Last updated: July 6, 2020
James Mcavoy
  • Net Worth: $ 17,000,000
  • Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Birthday: 21 Apr 1979Age: 41
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Zodiac sign: Taurus
  • Sexual orientation: Straight

Body Measurements

  • Height: 5.7 ft
  • Weight: 150 lb
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue

James McAvoy height is 5ft 7 or 170.2 cm tall.

Who Is James McAvoy?

James McAvoy is a Scottish actor who rose to prominence for his roles such as Robbie Turner in Atonement, Charles Xavier in the X-men series and Dr. Nicholas Garrigan in The Last King of Scotland. He met with critical acclaim for his role in M. Night Shyamalan’s horror-thriller film Split and Glass where he played Kevin, a man with 23 personalities.


James went to St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School in Jordanhill, Glasgow.

Personal Life

  • Birth Name: James McAvoy
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • Nickname: Jamesy Boy, Jimmy, Floyd
  • Religion: Not known
  • Ethnicity: White

Family Details

  • Father: James McAvoy, Sr. (Builder, Formerly a Bus Driver)
  • Mother: Elizabeth (née Johnstone) (Psychiatric Nurse)
  • Siblings: Joy McAvoy (Younger Sister) (Singer), Donald McAvoy (Paternal Younger Half-Brother)

Distinctive Features

  • Blue eyes and brown hair
  • Wavy hair
  • Scottish accent

James McAvoy Movies

Glass (2019) Dennis, Hedwig, The Beast
Atomic Blonde
Atomic Blonde (2017) David Percival
X-Men Apocalypse
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Professor Charles Xavier
Victor Frankenstein
Victor Frankenstein (2015) Victor Frankenstein
Trance (2013) Simon
Filth (2013) Bruce
The Conspirator (2010) Frederick Aiken
Wanted (2008) Wesley
Atonement (2007) Robbie Turner

James McAvoy Girlfriend, Wife

Marital Status: Divorced.
Children: One children.

  • Lisa Liberati Lisa Liberati (2016 - Present) Lisa Liberati and James first met on the set of the film Thriller Split.
  • Alexandra Shipp Alexandra Shipp (Rumor) (2016) James was rumored to dating actress Alexandra Shipp in Apr 2016.
  • Anne Marie Duff Anne-Marie Duff (Ex-wife) (2004 - 2016) After dating for two years, they married on October 18, 2006. They had a son.
  • Emma Neilson Emma Neilson (1995 - 2002) James and actress Emma Neilson dated From 1995 to 2002.

James McAvoy Pets

  • Long-Haired Chihuahua

    Long-Haired Chihuahua

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James McAvoy Quotes

  • "Passing my motorcycle theory test gave me a disproportionate feeling of greatness." - James McAvoy
  • "I take a lot of pride in being myself. I’m comfortable with who I am." - James McAvoy
  • "Filmmaking is a miracle of collaboration." - James McAvoy

James McAvoy Car Collection

  • Citroen C3 Picasso Citroen C3 Picasso
  • Nissan Micra Nissan Micra
  • Audi RS3 Audi RS3

James McAvoy Hobbies

  • Mountain Climbing
  • Football
  • Listening Music

James McAvoy Fears and Phobias

  • fear
    Afraid of clowns

James McAvoy Trivia, Facts

  • He purchased Piaggio Vespa with his first paycheck.


  • After graduating from the Royal Scotish Academy of Music and Theater in 2000, he worked as a baker.

  • Before he went into acting, he wanted to join the Navy.

  • He jumped off the roof of the world’s tallest hospital to raise awareness and money for a Ugandan children’s charity.

  • When he was 7, his parents split. Since then, he is not in touch with his dad.

  • He is allergic to horses.

  • He doesn’t have a middle name.

  • Actors Tom Ellis, Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Fassbender are his good friends.

  • He has a lightsaber, which he believes is his most treasured possession.

James McAvoy Major Industry Awards

Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2008
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama in Atonement (2007)
BAFTA Awards (Nominee) - 2007
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in The Last King of Scotland (2006)
BAFTA Scotland Award (Winner) - 2014
Best Actor - Film in Filth (2013)
BAFTA Scotland Award (Winner) - 2007
Best Actor in The Last King of Scotland (2006)

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