It is difficult to describe James Purefoy and not talk about his many talents as an actor. From his skis as a dramatic actor to his portrayal of a serial killer, he is the contemporary of some of the best actors in the world but still manages to stand out. Some of his most famous works are V for Vendetta, Solomon Kane, and Ironclad among others.
James Purefoy was born on 3 June 1964 in Taunton, Somerset, England to father Anthony Chetwynd and mother Shirley Purefoy. He is a Gemini by his birth sign. Purefoy is British by nationality and belongs to the White ethnic group.
He studied at night school and was the recipient of 11 more O-Levels before taking his A-Levels from the Brooklands College in Weybridge. Then, he studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama after working as a porter at Yeovil District Hospital for some time.
As expected from a handsome hunk like him he has had many girlfriends in the past but is married to Jessica Adams as of February 2019. The couple started dating in 2007 and in 2012 they gave birth to their first daughter that they named Rose.
They married each other in July 2014, their wedding was a quiet low-key ceremony with only close friends and family present. Their wedding was held in Middle Chinnock, Somerset. They were also blessed with two more kids in the form of two sons Ned and Kit.
Before this he was dating Holly Aird, according to some sources they started dating in 1995 and split in 2002. The couple got married in 1996 in a private ceremony in 1997 they welcomed a new member into their family, their son Joseph.
Apart from this he also dated Fay Ripley from 1983 to 1994. Similarly, he was linked with well-known personalities like Piper Perabo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mariana Tosca, and Sienna Miller.
As of February 2019, he has a net worth of $6 million. The actor was able to amass the decent net worth from his career more than a 2-decade long career as an actor.
Even though his earnings have not been disclosed by any tabloid sources, the average actor earns around $39.84 per hour.
The ace actor started his career on film back in 1995 and is still going strong, his debut film was called Feast of July. After this, he acted in Jilting Joe in 1987. Similarly, he played the role of Brendan in Bedrooms and Hallways. After playing several roles on film he then notably worked in Resident Evil which came out in 2002.
He is also a television actor and debuted back in 1990 on the film Coasting as Mike Baker, the lead role. Likewise, he has worked in TV shows like Altered Carbon, Trollhunters, Roots, Hap and Leonard etc.