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Charlie Hunnam Bio, Rebel Moon, Height, Age, Family, Spouse, Net Worth, Sons Of Anarchy, Queer as Folk, King Arthur, Movies, and TV Shows

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Charlie Hunnam Biography

Charlie Hunnam is a British actor and screenwriter best known for portraying Jax Teller in FX’s Sons of Anarchy from 2008 to 2014. For his performance in the film, he received two nominations for the Critics’ Choice Television Best Actor Award. He will star in Rebel Moon in the role of Kai. Rebel Moon premieres on December 22, 2023, on Netflix.

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Charlie Hunnam Height

Hunnam stands at a rough height of 6 feet and 0 inches.

Charlie Hunnam Age

Hunnam is 44 years old. He was born Charles Matthew Hunnam on April 10, 1980, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom. Hunnam annually celebrates his birthday on April 10th.

Personal Life

Charlie Hunnam Family

Hunnam was born to Jane Bell and William Hunnam. His mother is a ballet dancer who owns a business. He grew up in a single-parent family. He said that his mother did a fine job of being a single parent. When he was 12 years old, his mother remarried and they relocated to Melmerby in Cumbria. Hunman has three brothers, an elder brother, Wiliam, and two younger half-brothers, Oliver and Christian on his maternal side. As an adolescent, he played rugby and had fights with his classmates.

Charlie Hunnam Girlfriend/Dating

Hunnam has been in a relationship with Morgana McNelis since 2005. McNelis is a jewelry and costume designer based in Los Angeles. They reside on a California ranch where they have 30 chickens and 2 donkeys. They enjoy organic farming there. Previously, he was in a relationship with Sophie Dahl, Stella Parker, and Georgina Townsley. In 2016, he started training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Rigan Machado. In October 2018, Hunnam attained his blue belt.

Charlie Hunnam Marriage/Wife/Ex-wife

Hunman had been married to Katharine Towne. They tied the knot in Las Vegas after dating for 3 weeks on July 25, 1999. They met when they both auditioned for Dawson’s Creek in 1999. Katherine is the daughter of Julie Payne, an actress, and Robert Towne, a filmmaker. They divorced in 2002.

Charlie Hunnam Kids

Hunnam does not have any kids. However, he has expressed that he has thought of having children many times. He has openly shared his concerns about major societal issues, including an anticipated economic decline and environmental deterioration. Thus, the responsibility of bringing more children into the world becomes a critical question for him.

Is Charlie Hunnam Gay?

Hunnam’s heterosexual orientation is evident from his dating history, exclusively involving relationships with women. While he hasn’t publicly discussed his sexuality, any updates on this information will be provided once available to the public.

Charlie Hunnam Education

Hunnam joined the Cumbria College of Art and Design in Carlisle where he studied performing arts. When he finished his studies, he graduated with a double degree in Film Theory and Film History as well as a Performing Arts minor. Initially, he wanted to direct and write his films.

Professional Life

Charlie Hunnam Net Worth

Hunnam has garnered a net worth ranging from $25 million to $35 million during his successful career as an actor.

Charlie Hunnam Career


When he was 17 years old, Hunnam was approached by Byker Grove‘s production manager while he was on a shoe shopping trip at JD Sports on Christmas Eve, where he was playing with his brother. This encounter led to him securing the role of Jason in the show’s first three episodes. He briefly dabbled in modeling and did photo shoots for Kangol Caps but soon realized it wasn’t the right fit for him. At 18, he landed his breakthrough role as 15-year-old Nathan Maloney in Channel 4’s Queer as Folk. Following this, he portrayed Daz in Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? before making the move to the United States.

Expanding his career, Hunnam acted in various projects including Young Americans, Undeclared, Abandon, Nicholas Nickleby, and Cold Mountain. Wanting roles that would contribute to his long-term growth, he returned to the UK to portray Pete Dunham in Green Street. However, his portrayal received criticism, particularly for his Cockney accent, with some labeling it as one of the “worst accents in movie history.”

Hunnam is best known for portraying Jax Teller in FX’s Sons of Anarchy from 2008 to 2014. For his performance in the film, he received two nominations for the Critics’ Choice Television Best Actor Award. During his career, he has appeared in numerous films like Nicholas Nickleb, Pacific Rim, Crimson Peak, The Lost City of Z, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Triple Frontier, The Gentlemen, and Last Looks. Aside from film, Hunnam has had significant roles in TV shows like Channel 4’s Queer as Folk, FOX’s Undeclared, and Apple TV+’s Shantaram

Hunnam played the role of Charlie Waldo in Last Looks in 2022. In the same year, he appeared in his initial first feature for Apple TV+, Shantaram as Dale Conti/Lindsay “Linbaba” Ford. He will appear in the role of Kai in Rebel Moon: Part One – A Child of Fire and Rebel Moon: Part Two – The Scargiver.

Screenwriting

Before being cast in Sons of Anarchy, Hunnam sold his Vlad screenplay to Summit Entertainment. Vlad follows the real-life story of Vlad the Impaler. He learned Vlad’s story from Romanian locals while he was filming Cold Mountain. He revealed that he was so low on money that if he had not sold the script, he would have sold his house and relocated to England to live with his mother

In 2013, Hunnam revealed that he was creating a screenplay founded on a 2011 Rolling Stone article that he preferred about Edgar Valdez Villareal. The piece examines Valdez’s story as a drug lord overseeing a major cartel in Mexico. Hunnam is working on another project focused on the probe of the gypsy culture in Britain. Further, he wants to direct this film, describing it as an endeavor to shed light on a captivating and vibrant facet of English society that has been largely undiscovered.

Charlie Hunnam Illness/Condition

Hunnam has dyslexia(previously named word blindness), a learning disability/difficulty that affects reading or writing. Also, he fears dirt and germs.

In 2022, Hunamn revealed that he experienced a bacterial gut infection, a viral gut infection, an acute respiratory infection, conjunctivitis in both eyes, an ear infection, and dengue fever from a mosquito bite when he was in India.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hunnam said that he had a fully ruptured S1 and S2 after he finished filming Rebel Moon. He said that the injuries affected the hips and groin for S1, the back of the thighs for S2, and a 40 percent tear on the ligament on the right side that supports his spinal column. His recovery is anticipated to take two years.

Charlie Hunnam Ethnicity

Hunnam is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent.

Movies and TV Shows

Charlie Hunnam Sons of Anarchy

Hunnam played the role of Jackson ‘Jax’ Teller in FX’s Sons of Anarchy from 2008 to 2014 for 92 episodes. Jax is the Vice President and later President of the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club Redwood Original (SAMCRO), in Charming, California. He faces a dilemma between preserving the continuity of his father’s enterprise by reducing its involvement in criminal activities and his aspiration to transition into a law-abiding family life. For his performance in the film, he received two nominations for awards;

  • 3 EWwy Best Actor in a Drama Series Award in 2011, 2012, and 2014
  • 2 Critics’ Choice Television Best Actor in a Drama Series Award in 2012 and 2015
  • Pan-American Association of Film & Television Journalists for Best Cast in a Drama Series in 2013
  • People’s Choice Favorite Cable TV Actor Award in 2015
  • Satellite Best Actor in a Drama Series Awards in 2015

Charlie Hunnam King Arthur

In 2017, Hunnam played the role of King Arthur in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. Arthur is the son of King Uther Pendragon and nephew of Vortigen. After Vortigen kills his brother, Uther, Arthur escapes the massacre by boat and ends up in Londinium. He is raised by prostitutes and he becomes a tough and intelligent crime boss on the street. The film follows Arthur unravels his past and realizes his destiny as a king, while Vortigen attempts to eliminate him and thwart his ascent to the throne. For his performance, he received a 2017 CinemaCon Award for Male Star of the Year.

Charlie Hunnam Queer as Folk

From 1999 to 2000, Hunman played the role of Nathan Maloney in Queer as Folk for 10 episodes. Nathan is He is a 15-year-old who briefly falls in love with Stuart Alan Jones when he first arrives in Manchester’s gay district. In the series, he appeared in full frontal nude scenes but the scenes were blurred since he was playing a 15-year-old. He said that he’s not bothered doing nude scenes since he has nothing to hide.

Charlie Hunnam Cold Mountain

In 2003, Hunamn played the role of Bosie in Cold Mountain. Bosie is the lieutenant of Teague who gets killed after fighting with Inman.

Charlie Hunnam Rebel Moon

Hunnam will star in Rebel Moon– Part One: A Child of Fire in the role of Kai. Rebel Moon premieres on December 22, 2023, on Netflix. Kai is a mercenary and starship pilot who is hired by Kora to help resist the impending return of the Motherworld’s forces to the planet. Kora is a retired member of the Imperium who has a driven desire for redemption for her past association with the oppressive regime. In the film, he starts alongside his fellow actors and actresses;

  • Djimon Hounsou
  • Michiel Huisman
  • Staz Nair
  • Bae Doona
  • Ray Fisher
  • Sofia Boutella
  • Cleopatra Coleman
  • Jena Malone
  • Ed Skrein
  • Fra Fee
  • Corey Stoll
  • Alfonso Herrera
  • Ray Porter
  • Cary Elwes

On 9 February 2023, Deadline Hollywood conveyed that Hunnam will appear in Netflix’s project Rebel Moon: Part One – A Child of Fire as Kai. He will also recur his role in Rebel Moon: Part Two – The Scargiver set to release in 2023.

Charlie Hunnam Films and TV Shows

During his career, Hunman has appeared in multiple films and TV shows such as;

  • Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?
  • My Wonderful Life
  • Nicholas Nickleby
  • Microsoap
  • Children of Men
  • 3,2,1… Frankie Go Boom
  • Crimson Peak
  • A Million Little Pieces
  • Pacific Rim
  • Triple Frontier
  • True History of the Kelly Gang
  • The Gentlemen
  • Shantaram

Here are some quick fun facts about Hunman;

  • He’s a germaphobe when it comes to interacting with other people, but when engaged in activities like camping or trekking, he’s not bothered by the natural environment’s ‘dirt’. Due to germophobia, he hates doing kissing scenes but does not mind kissing his girlfriend
  • Formed friendships with Jamie Bell, Anne Hathaway, and Romola Garai during the filming of Nicholas Nickleby
  • Originally auditioned for the lead role of Thor in Thor
  • Originally chosen for the role of Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey, he withdrew from the film just three weeks before shooting commenced due to personal reasons and commitments to Sons of Anarchy
  • A production manager found him on Christmas Eve in the shoe department of a JD Sports store
  • Tried out for the part of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

Charlie Hunnam Social Media(Instagram)

Hunnam is not active on social media platforms.