Jameela Jamil Biography, Age, Height, Affairs, Net Worth

British actress Jameela Jamil made it clear publicly that she was a queer and have kept this secret for so long. She was born on 25th February 1986 in Hampstead, London, United Kingdom under the parenthood of an Indian father and Pakistani mother. She was born with congenital hearing loss and labyrinthitis, and underwent several operations to correct it. Jameela says she has “70% audibility in the left ear, and 50% in the right ear”. In 2011 and 2014, she wrote a column for a reputed clothing brand “Company”, a monthly magazine for women.

She made her first cover of Americana magazine for the February 2018 issue of The Cut. After that she appeared on the Music Zone program at E4 in late 2008 and T4 in 2009. In January 2009, Alexa Chung left the morning show Freshly Squeezed; Jamil took Chung’s place as co-presenter, alongside Nick Grimshaw. Jamil presented “The Closet”, a fashion consulting program on the “Bebo” social network website. In January 2012, Jamil replaced June Sarpong as the new host for Playing It Straight. Since September 2016, Jamil has been part of the cast of comedy The Good Place, the NBC, where she plays the role of Tahani Al-Jamil which was her first job as an actress. Jamil says she didn’t know much about the series before the audition.

Jameela Jamil Biography

Real Name Jameela Alia Burton-Jamil
Birth Date February 25, 1986
Age 32 Years
Birth Place Hampstead, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Profession Actress, Model, Presenter, and Activist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Pisces

Jameela Jamil Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in centimeters – 18 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Body Measurements 34-25-35
Bra (Breast) Size 33B
Waist Size 25
Hip Size 35
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Dress Size N/A
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight


School N/A
College Queen’s College


Father N/A
Mother Shireen Jamil
Sister N/A
Brother Adnandus Dyzantae

Jameela Jamil Affairs (Relationship Status)

What is Jameela Jamil marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorce) Single
Is Jameela Jamil having any relationship affair? No
Is Jameela Jamil lesbian? Yes


  • How to Build a Girl (2019)

Jameela Jamil Television Series

  • Freshly Squeezed (2009–2012)
  • Playing It Straight (2012)
  • The Great Comic Relief Bake Off (2015)
  • The Good Place (2016–2020) as a Tahani Al-Jamil
  • Last Call with Carson Daly (2018)
  • Hollywood Game Night (2018)
  • Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate (2019)
  • DuckTales (2019) as a Gandra Dee (voice)
  • Misery Index (2019)
  • Mira, Royal Detective (2020) as a Auntie Pushpa (voice)

Favorite Things

Dream Holiday Destination Paris
Hobbies Travel, Shopping and Singing
Favorite Food Indian Cuisine

Jameela Jamil Net Worth:

  • As a successful and famous television host, model, actress and author, she has earned sufficient amount for living luxurious life. Her net worth is estimated to be around $2 million however this might differ from other sources as well.

Trivia: Important Facts about Jameela Jamil :

  • Her interests include art and biology.
  • After completing her high school, she worked as an English teacher at Callan School of English.
  • She wore a chicken suit consecutively for 16 days in order to raise funds for Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day.
  • In 2016 she moved to Los Angeles from London with a scare of having breast cancer and thought to leave acting forever.
  • At the age of 17, Jameela was run over by being chased by a car, breaking several bones and damaging her spine.
  • She was told that she might never walk again, but after treatment with steroids and physical therapy, she recovered slowly, using a Zimmer frame to start walking.
  • Ehlers-Danlos Society awarded her “Advocate of the Year” in August 2019.
  • She posted on her twitter handle that she was a “queer” or lesbian and was afraid to confess it publicly because of being accused and pain.

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