Jenna Coleman Biography

Gorgeous Jenna Coleman is an English actress by profession and a resident of England. She came into the limelight, after portraying the role of ‘Clara Oswald’ in the television series ‘Doctor Who’. The crowd goes crazy at her presence and with her illuminating beauty she keeps her fans await.

Early Life

Jenna-Louise Coleman popularly known as Jenna Coleman was born on 27th April 1986 and was raised in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdoms. She is a daughter to father Keith Coleman and mother Karen Coleman. Jenna grew up with her older sibling Benjamin and she is paternal grand-daughter to Geoffrey and Marion Salthouse Coleman and maternal gran-daughter of Michael Morris.

She was passionate to pursue her career in acting since her school days and got wholehearted support from her family. The talented actress attended Arnold School, where she was the head girl. Coleman didn’t pursue a conventional University education and turned down an offer to study English at the ‘York University’ in order to pursue her acting career.

Jenna Coleman Career

Jenna discovered her love for acting when she was in her school years and got the opportunity to become a member of ‘Yer Space’, a theatre company. She was passionately associated with it that it became instrumental in shaping her career as an actor. She began her acting journey when she was 10 with a small role as a bridesmaid in ‘Summer Holiday’. Later at ‘Edinburgh Festival’, she portrayed her role in the play ‘Crystal Clear’ which came out very well. In 2005, she got her first break when she auditioned for ‘Emmerdale’, this role got her into notice and earned her widespread popularity. She also played the role of ‘Lindsay James’ in BBC’s school drama ‘Waterloo Road’ in 2009. Meanwhile, in 2011, she made her debut with ‘Caption America; The First Avenger’ where she played the role of Connie.

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Later in 2012, the fantastic actress served in ‘Room at the Top’, a TV adaptation of John Braine’s novel of the same name. Also played a fabulous role in a short film ‘Imaginary Forces’ in the same year. Her biggest opportunity to display her versatility as an actress came in 2016 when she was offered the role of erstwhile British Monarch Queen Victoria in the ITV series ‘Victoria’. She also starred in the movie ‘Me before You’ in the same year. In September 2018, ‘The Old Vic’ theatre in London’s West End announced that Colman joined the cast of a production of ‘All the Sons’ and the show lasts from April 13 till June 8, 2019. Latest in 2020, she filmed a TV series namely, ‘The Serpent’ portraying the role of ‘Marie-Andree Leclerc’.


The exquisite actress, Jenna also contributes some of her time and wealth to Humanitarian works. Coleman is the ambassador for ‘One to One Children’s Fund’, a non-profit organization. She plays an active role in the organization’s effort to raise and spread awareness about the spread of HIV. This organization predominantly works in South Africa.

Jenna Coleman Biography

Real Name Jenna-Louise Coleman
Birth Date 27 April 1986
Age 34 Years
Birth Place Blackpool, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Profession Actress, Model
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Taurus

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 2” – in Centimetres – 157 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 50 kg  –  in Pounds –  110 lbs
Body Measurements 34-25-35
Bra Size 32B
Waist Size 25
Hips Size 35
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim


Father Keith Coleman
Mother Karen Coleman
Sister None
Brother Ben Coleman


School Arnold School
College Not Known

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Is she a Lesbian? No
Boyfriend? Tom Hughes

Favorite Things

Favorite Film Director Damien Chazelle
Favorite Films Bringing Up Baby (1938), Betty Blue and Little White Lies (1957)
Favorite Childhood Books Anna Sewell’s ‘Black Beauty’ and Enid Blyton’s ‘The Wishing-Chair’
Favorite Perfume Acqua di Parma Ginepro Di Sardegna
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Personal Life

The legendry actress dated Richard Madden of ‘Game of Thrones’ during 2011. The media labeled them as ‘Power Couple’ as both of them were portraying powerful roles on TV but it didn’t work out well, so they broke up. In 2015, she started dating her on-screen husband Tom Hughes in the acclaimed TV show ‘Victoria’. The couple first met on the set of ‘Dancing on the Edge’. They kept their relationship confidential for almost a year. There have been rumors all around that the couple got engaged but there is no official announcement regarding the same.

Social Media

As an exotic actress, Jenna has earned her fame not only on practical platforms but also on social media. Currently, gorgeous Jenna has reached the mark of 939k followers on her Instagram handle @jenna_coleman_ with no less than 10k likes and comments on her each post. She also has a pretty huge fan following on her Twitter account @Jenna_Coleman_ too with sum total of 319.4k followers.

Jenna Coleman Net Worth

the average estimate of the amount she earns from acting and evaluating all her income source, over the years and calculating her net worth, the estimation turned out to be around $5 million. It is highly known that she earns her fortune through her over-whelming acting career.

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  • She was voted as the Best Female Guest star for season 7A for Asylum of the Daleks.
  • In 2006, she got nominated under the ‘Most popular Newcomer’ category at the ‘National Television Awards for her role in ‘Emmerdale’.
  • In 2017, she won the ‘Golden Nymph Award’ for ‘Outstanding Actress in a Drama TV Series for her role in ‘Victoria’.
  • she won two awards, ‘Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Award’ and ‘I Talk Telly Award’.
  • Gorgeous Jenna is going to star in some upcoming movies in 2021-22 namely, Birds of Prey, The Eternals, Bad Boys for Life, F9; The Fast Saga, and Little Women.
  • After facing rejection at RADA post her relocation to London, she had to take up work at a bar to sustain herself.

2 thoughts on “Jenna Coleman Biography”

  1. Hi Jenna, Thought you were great as Victoria, watch the series often, best young Victoria yet. keep up the good work and all the best for the future. Regards Anne.(Scotland.U.K.).


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