Jessica Oyelowo Biography

Jessica Watson Oyelowo is a talented and gorgeous British actress. She is known for her outstanding work in films, television, and theatre.

Early Life

She was born in the Ipswich state of England in the year 1977 but later spent her childhood in Suffolk, England. She did her compulsory schooling at Woodbridge School. Jessica was also one of the members of the National Youth Theatre.

Jessica Oyelowo Career

She was an ambitious person and it can be seen that from her works. In 2006 she played the role of Detective Sergeant named Ales Jones in Mayo, after that she was seen with co-actor James Nesbitt in Murphy’s Law in the year 2007.


In 1999 she was seen in sleepy Hollow and she was starred as Sarah, later she was starred as Princess Margaret in the Churchill: The Hollywood Years in the year 2004. In 2005 she played the role of Mary in It’s a Boy. She even played the role of Bear Vendor in the Big Guy released in 2009. She was later seen in 2010’s hit move Alice in the Wonderland playing the role of Woman with Large Poitrine in Red Queen Court. In 2011 she played the role of Rahab in Rahab. In 2015 she played the role of Meredith Mackenzie in the movie Captive. She played the role of Nurse in the movie Nina in 2016 and also portrayed the role of Lady Lilly Canning in the movie The United Kingdom. Oyelowo played the role of Abby in 2019’s Sorry Not Sorry.


Along with doing the roles in movies, she was also starred in Television series. In 1999 she was seen in Unfinished business playing the role of Flora in Season 2 of episode 4&6 and in the same year she was seen in People Like Us playing the role of Emma in the Episode: The photographer. In 2000 she played the role of Felicite in the series Madame Bovary and in the same year she played the roles of Claire Jones in Reach the Moon in the Episode: This Means Nothing to Me and 1st Handmaiden in Don Quixote, a TV film and also played the role of Isobel in The Sight in the same year. She was seen in the series Lee Evan: So What Now in 2001.

In 2002 she played the role of Rose Darvey in Helen West in the Episodes: Deep sleep, Shadow play. In 2003 she played the role of Make-up Artist in The Deal. She played the role of Rachel Mcbrain in the series Hex in the Episode: Pilot: The Story Begins in the year 2004. In 2008 she played the role of Camille Hutton in Inseparable. In 2011 she played the role of Chloe in the series Off the Map starring in the Episode: ‘Smile. Don’t Kill Anyone. In 2012 she played the role of Mother in the series Children’s Hospital in the Episode: British Hospital.

Stage work

Jessica did some stage work before coming to the movies and starring in the Televisions series. In 1997 she made her professional debut with the character Rosalind in As You Like It. In 2006 she played the role of Cyrano de Bergerac in the year 2006 in the Royal Exchange of Manchester. She played the role of Ana in Love in 2007 at Hackney Empire.

Jessica along with her Golden Globe-nominated has signed a two-year deal with Walt Disney. It is said that the Oyelowos will produce the films, the duo is concentrated on content-based movies. The latest movie which the duo will produce is The Water Man.  The story features a boy who has set out to find medicine for his ill mother with the help of a local girl. However the deeper they go, the more dangerous things happen.

Jessica Oyelowo Biography

Real Name Jessica Watson Oyelowo
Birth Date 1977
Age (as of 2021) 44 Years
Birth Place Ipswich, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Not Known

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  000 lbs
Body Measurements 36-26-36
Bra Size 34B
Waist Size 26
Hips Size 36
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Green
Body Type Average


Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known


School Woodbridge School
College Not Known

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is she a Lesbian? No
Husband? David Oyelowo
Children Four (Asher Oyelowo, Caleb Oyelowo, Zoe Oyelowo, Penuel Oyelowo)

Personal Life

Jessica met David Oyelowo when she was attending drama school. Later they got married and have four kids together Ashley Oyelowo, Caleb Oyelowo, Zoe Oyelowo, Penuel Oyelowo. The Oyelowos reside in the South Fernando valley in Southern California.

Jessica Oyelowo Net worth

The net worth of Jessica Oyelowo has been increasing from 2019-20 but still, an exact figure is yet to be obtained. But it is estimated that her income comes from her profession as one of the most successful British actresses.


  • Jessica and her husband have committed Christians.
  • Both became a neutralized US citizens on 20 July 2006.
  • Jessica has also provided her voice as Mrs. Equiano along with her husband in Grace Unshackled.
  • Jessica and her husband used to reside in Brighton, England.

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