James McAvoy Personal Details
Birth Name: James McAvoy
Nickname: Jamesy Boy, Jimmy, Floyd
Born: April 21, 1979
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Birth Place: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Residence: London, England, United Kingdom
Education: He attended St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School in Jordanhill, Glasgow at some point in his youth.
Net Worth: $17 million
James McAvoy Measurements
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Hair color: Light Brown
Eye color: Blue
Shoe Size: 10.5
Distinctive features: Blue eyes, short stature
Best known for: His role as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men series and for his role as Robbie Turner in Atonement.
James McAvoy Family:
Father – James McAvoy
Mother – Elizabeth (née Johnstone)
Siblings – Joy McAvoy, Donald McAvoy
James McAvoy Dated:
- Emma Neilson (1995-2002) – Between 1995 and 2002, he was in a long-term relationship with actress Emma Neilson, a relationship that ended at the beginning of 2002.
- Anne-Marie Duff (2004-Present) – James is currently married to English actress Anne-Marie Duff with whom he has a son named Brendan.
First Film: James made his debut on the big screen in 1995 as Kevin Savage in ‘The Near Room’.
First TV appearance: His television debut came two years later in 1997 when he played Gavin Donald in an episode of ‘The Bill’.
Personal trainer: Although James takes very good care of himself, he doesn’t appear to be employing the services of a personal trainer by the looks of things. Over the years, however, he worked with many personal trainers when filming various films.
James McAvoy Favorite Things, Facts & Hobbies:
- His favorite movies are The Goonies, Kes, My Name Is Joe, The Great Escape, Brief Encounter, and Back to the Future.
- Interestingly enough, James is allergic to horses.
- He is good friends with Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Tom Ellis.
- His parents split when he was 7 years old.
- As a student, he used to have a part-time job at a bakery.
- He is a big fan of the football club Celtic FC.
- With his first ever paycheck, Michael bought himself a Piaggio Vespa.
- At some point in his youth, he seriously considered becoming a priest.
- He landed his first acting job when he was 15 years old.