Jameela Jamil Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Married Life, Career, Awards and Net Worth
Jameela Jamil Net Worth – The popular personality Jameela Jamil, who could be also described as an actress, presenter, model, and activist.
She became the radio host of The Official Chart and was the co-host of The Official Chart Update alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1. Besides that, Jamil was the first solo female presenter of the BBC Radio 1 Chart show.
Jameela Jamil Net Worth
Early Life, Family and Education
Jameela Jamil was born in London, England, the United Kingdom on February 25, 1986. Her birth name is Jameela Alia Burton-Jamil and sh is currently 33 years old. Her father’s name is unknown and her mother is Shireen Jamil.
She was born with congenital hearing loss and labyrinths which later had an effect in speech and the partial loss of her right ear. While trying to salvage herself, Jameela became a victim of anorexia she avoided meals just to keep slim and look attractive.
Then at the age of 17, she was involved in a ghastly car accident that almost led to paralysis. She suffered from broken bones and a damaged spine and was also bedridden for two years.
She has a sibling namely, Adnandus Dyzantae. Jameela holds English- British citizenship and mixed (Indian- Pakistani) ethnicity. Her birth sign is Pisces.
Talking about Jameela’s education history, she went to Queen’s College, an independent girls’ school on Harley Street in London. However, she didn’t complete her A-levels education.
Jameela Jamil is going out with a singer and songwriter, James Blake, since 2015. She, sort of, made their relationship public in 2018 by posting a picture of them together in her Twitter account.
Their relationship is now four years old and still, this couple is enjoying each other’s company.
Jameela Jamil: Professional Career
Talking about her profession, she used to teach English to Foreign students. Then Jameela appeared on the E4 show Music Zone towards the end of 2008. Likely, she began presenting T4 in 2009.
During 2009, Alexa Chung left the morning TV show Freshly Squeezed; Jamil succeeded Chung as co-host, alongside Nick Grimshaw.
Additionally, Jamil presented “The Closet”, an online fashion advice show on the social networking site Bebo. Likewise, from 2011 to 2014 she wrote a column for Company, the women’s monthly magazine.
During 2012, Jamil replaced June Sarpong as the new host of Playing It Straight a reality show in which one woman spent time with a group of men.
During 2012, it was announced that Reggie Yateswould leave BBC Radio 1 and Jamil would replace him. At the end of 2012, Jamil became the radio host of The Official Chart and was the co-host of The Official Chart Update alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1.
Jamil made radio history becoming the first solo female presenter of the BBC Radio 1 Chart show.
Besides that, Jameela Jamil is also being a regular cast member of the NBC fantasy comedy series The Good Place, where she plays Tahani Al-Jamil, alongside Kristen Bell and Ted Danson. Whereas, Jamil’s character became known for her tendency to name drop.
Additionally, she made her first American magazine cover on the February 2018 edition of The Cut. In fact, Jamil provided her voice as a guest on the animated television series DuckTales.
During 2018, Jamil also joined the cast of Disney’s Indian-inspired cartoon set in fictional Jalpur.
Likewise, in 2018, Jamil began hosting a recurring segment on the Last Call with Carson Daly titled Wide Awake with Jameela Jamil.
Jameela Jamil: Awards
Talking about her awards, a nomination she was nominated for the Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globe Awards. But she has not yet won any of the awards.
Jameela Jamil: Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of around $3 million which she has earned from her professional career.