Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil

Who is Jameela Jamil?

Jameela Jamil is an English actress, radio presenter, model, activist, and writer. She is famous for hosting a radio show, The Official Chart and co-hosting of The Official Chart Update alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1. She was the first solo female presenter of the BBC Radio 1 chart show. As an actress, Jamil is recognized as one of the cast as Tahani Al-Jamil in the NBC fantasy comedy series The Good Place. As a model, She has modeled for both British and American Vogue, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and Teen Vogue, and has written for The Times, Cosmopolitan, The Huffington Post, and Company

What is Jameela Jamil famous for?

She is famous for hosting a radio show, The Official Chart and co-hosting of The Official Chart Update alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1. She is also an actress widely famous for her starring in “The Good Place” (NBC comedy series) as Tahani.

What is Jameela Jamil's nationality?

Jamil was born as Jameela Alia Burton-Jamil in Hampstead, London, England on 25 February 1986, to an Indian father and a Pakistani mother whose name is Shireen Jamil however, she holds British nationality. Her religion is not yet known and her zodiac is Pisces. She has a brother named Adnandus Dyzantae. As a child, Jamil went through several tragedies due to her body impairments. She was born with congenital hearing loss and labyrinthitis. At the age of nine, she was diagnosed with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a genetic disorder causing loose joints, joint pain, stretchy skin, and abnormal scar formation.

As a teenager, she suffered from anorexia nervosa and did not eat a full meal between the ages of 14 and 17. To make it worse, At the age of 17, Jamil was struck by a car while running from a bee, breaking several bones and damaging her spine. However, her strong determination to survive made her future well-known personality. She attended Queen's College School in London and taught English to foreign students at the Callan School of English in London.

What disease does Jameela Jamil have?

As a child, Jamil went through several tragedies due to her body impairments. She was born with congenital hearing loss and labyrinthitis. At the age of nine, she was diagnosed with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a genetic disorder causing loose joints, joint pain, stretchy skin, and abnormal scar formation. As a teenager, she suffered from anorexia nervosa and did not eat a full meal between the ages of 14 and 17. To make it worse, At the age of 17, Jamil was struck by a car while running from a bee, breaking several bones and damaging her spine. However, her strong determination to survive made her future well-known personality as she is today.

What is Jameela Jamil's career?

Initially, she worked as an English teacher at the Callan School of English in London. While being a model, photographer, and fashion scout for Premier Model Management Limited. She began her career on T4, where she hosted a pop culture series from 2009 until 2012. She then became the radio host of The Official Chart and was co-host of The Official Chart Update alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1. She was the first solo female presenter of the BBC Radio 1 chart show. From 2011 to 2014 she wrote a column for Company, the women's monthly magazine. Following a breast cancer scare in 2016, Jamil moved to the United States. Whilst there, she was cast as Tahani Al-Jamil in the NBC fantasy comedy series The Good Place which was her acting career breakthrough. Jamil made her first American magazine cover on the February 2018 edition of The Cut.

She provided her voice as a guest on the animated television series DuckTales. In 2018, Jamil joined the cast of Disney's Indian-inspired cartoon set in fictional Jaipur. Mira, Royal Detective is expected to air on Disney Junior channels in 2020, with Jamil playing Mira's Auntie Pushpa.[34] In 2018, Jamil hosted a recurring segment on the Last Call with Carson Daly during its final season, entitled "Wide Awake with Jameela Jamil". Since 2019, Jamil has been the host of The Misery Index, a comedy game show on TBS. She has modeled for both British and American Vogue, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and Teen Vogue, and has written for The Times, Cosmopolitan, The Huffington Post, and Company.

Who is Jameela Jamil married to?

The 33 years old model is not married. However, Jamil has been in a relationship with musician James Blake since 2015. They were spotted in few events together but they are very tight-lipped about their personal life and are not so much open to social platforms and other news media. For now, there seems to be no gossips about their separation. Also, her previous relationship history is kept away from public attention as of now.

What is Jameela Jamil's net worth? 

The Indian-Pakistani ethnic Jamil has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of now. Her average salary is currently not determined. Her major source of income is her profession as BBC one radio show host and as one of the top models of England and in the USA due to her all-time slim body figure and unique skin complexion. She has modeled for both British and American Vogue, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Premier Model Management Limited, and Teen Vogue. Also, she earns as a writer and has written well-noted articles for The Times, Cosmopolitan, The Huffington Post, and Company. Further information regarding her cars, houses and other assets is currently under review.

What is Jameela Jamil's height?

The well known The Good Place cast, Jamil has a tall height of 5feet 11inches which makes her an ideal height for a modeling job. Jamil has all ever-constant weight of 59 kg. She is uniquely distinguishable from her Indian-Pakistani racial skin complexion who has brown eye color and black hair color. Moving on her Bra Size s 34D, Waist Size is 25 inches and her Hip Size is 36 inches. Her overall body measurement is 37-25-36 inches. Similarly, her Dress Size is 4 (US) and Shoe Size is 7 (US). She has opened her sexuality as a queer.

Facts About Jameela Jamil

  • #1Jameela Jamil is an English actress, radio presenter, model, activist, and writer.
  • #2She is famous for hosting a radio show, The Official Chart and co-hosting of The Official Chart Update alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1.
  • #3Initially, she worked as an English teacher at the Callan School of English in London.
  • #4Jamil was born as Jameela Alia Burton-Jamil in Hampstead, London, England on 25 February 1986, to an Indian father and a Pakistani mother whose name is Shireen Jamil however, she holds British nationality.
  • #5As a child, Jamil went through several tragedies due to her body impairments.
Jameela Jamil
Quick Facts of Jameela Burton-Jamil
Celebrated Name Jameela Jamil
Age 34 years old
Nick Name Jameela Jamil
Birth Name Jameela Alia Burton-Jamil
Birth Date 1986-02-25
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Nationality English and British
Place of Birth Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Horoscope Pisces
Brother Adnandus Dyzantae
Mother Shireen Jamil
Education Queen's College School and Callan School of English
Marital Status In a relationship
Boyfriend James Blake
Net Worth $8 million
Height 5feet 11inches
Weight 59 kg
Eye Color brown
Hair Color black
Body Measurement 37-25-36 inches
Dress Size 4 (US)
Shoe Size 7 (US)
Famous for hosting a radio show, The Official Chart and co-hosting of The Official Chart Update alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1.
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