Sam Heughan Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Sam Heughan

Biography / Wiki

It is very well said that behind every easy role, there is a lot of hard work that goes in and Sam Heughan is one of those actors who perform this task very well. Moreover, Sam is widely known as one of the leading stars in the Scottish entertainment scene.

This handsome personality is a screen and stage actor who is eminently known for his remarkable role as Jamie Fraser in the series, Outlander from 2014 to date.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 30 April 1980, this handsome personality has turned 43 years old. He seems very tall with his towering height which is 188 centimeters and 6’2” in feet & inches.

He is very conscious about his physique and maintains himself with a weight of 89 in kilograms and 196 lbs in pounds. His personality is enhanced by his blue eyes and shiny blonde hair.

Net Worth

Working as an actor, Sam gathers a decent amount of money and fame through his profession. According to the sources, his estimated net worth is $5 million approximately. Other than this, he also ran both EMF Edinburgh Marathons and Stirling in order to raise money for Carolinas Cotland and Awareness Programme and Testicular Cancer Education.

Education / Family

Born and grew up in Balmaclellan, Dumfries, and Galloway, Scotland, the UK, Sam belongs to the White ethnicity. He was born to Chrissie Heughan (Mother) while there is no information about his father. Apart from that, he grew up with his brother named Cirdan Heughan.

Talking about his education, he first attended Kells Primary School. Furthermore, he enrolled at the Edinburgh Rudolph Steiner School. Later, he moved to the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow and graduated in 2003.


Sam Heughan

Nick Name Sam
Birth Place Balmaclellan, Dumfries, and Galloway, Scotland
Date of birth 30 April 1980
Age 43 Years
Height In feet & inches: 6’2”

In centimeters: 188 cm

Weight In kilograms: 89 kg

In pounds: 196 lbs

Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Profession Actor
Sexual orientation Straight
School Kells Primary School and Edinburgh Rudolph Steiner School
College Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Religion Christianity
Nationality Scottish
Home town Balmaclellan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Fathers name Not Known
Mothers name Chrissie Heughan


Sam Heughan's mother
Sam Heughan’s mother

Brothers Cirdan Heughan


Sam Heughan with his brother
Sam Heughan with his brother

Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

Reflecting on his career, Sam started his career in the year 2001 by appearing in the short film, “Small Moments”. Other than this, he has also made his appearance in many other movies like Young Alexander the Great (2010), Emulsion (2013), Heart of Lightness (2014), The Adventure Show (2018), etc.

Apart from his film career, Sam has also benefited from the Television screen with his presence. He made his debut on the television screen by appearing in the series Island at War of 2004. Later, he was featured in River City, as Andrew Murray in the year 2005. Besides this, he has also made his crucial presence in Midsomer Murders (2007), Doctors (2009).

Moreover, in the year 2013, he was presented in the lead role in the drama series, Outlander which was based on historical time travel. In fact, for his outstanding performance in Outlander, he has been nominated for several awards including Two People’s Choice Awards, three Saturn Awards, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, Two The Anglophile Channel Awards, and Gold Derby TV Awards.

This handsome hunk has also been featured in many TV films such as Breaking the Mould: The Story of Penicillin, The Adventure Show, A Princess for Christmas, and A Very British Sex Scandal. Same also co-starred as MI-6 agent Sebastian in Lionsgate’s comedy The Spy Who Dumped Me in the year 2018.

In the same year, his first voice acting project, Heughan appeared in the Warner Bros.’ Interactive Entertainment video game Lego DC Super-Villains as the Mirror Master. Besides this, he again caught huge public attention through his film projects like SAS: Red Notice, Bloodshot, and An Unquiet Life which is in the post-production phase and scheduled to be released in 2020.

Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More

As for his relationship status, currently, Sam is probably single. However, he has been in various relationships earlier. In the year 2014, Sam has dated American actress Cody Kennedy.

Apart from that, he was also romantically linked with American actress Mackenzie Mauzy in 2016-17. After that, he was also rumored to be in a relationship with Twin Peaks: The Return actress Amy Shiels.

Girlfriend Cody Kennedy,


Sam Heughan with his ex-girlfriend Cody
Sam Heughan with his ex-girlfriend Cody

Mackenzie Mauzy,

Sam Heughan with his ex-girlfriend Mackenzie
Sam Heughan with his ex-girlfriend Mackenzie

Amy Shiels

Sam Heughan with his ex-girlfriend Amy
Sam Heughan with his ex-girlfriend Amy

Marital status Unmarried
Wife None
Children None

Favorite Things

Here we are providing the list of favorites of Sam Heughan:

Favorite Actor Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Destination Thailand & Paris
Favorite Musical instrument Not Known
Favorite sports Badminton
Favorite food Coke and French Fries
Favorite color Blue

Sam Heughan

Some Interesting Facts About Sam Heughan

  • His Zodiac sign is Taurus.
  • Sam is also a supporter of the blood cancer charity, Bloodwise and also became its Scotland President in the year 2016.
  • He is very fond of swimming.
  • Heughan is also an avid pet lover.
  • Since 2015, he also runs his own charitable foundation My Peak Challenge.
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