Jameela Jamil Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jameela Jamil Quick Info
Height5 ft 10½ in
Weight65 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 25, 1986
Zodiac SignPisces
BoyfriendJames Blake

Jameela Jamil started her professional career as a presenter in 2009 by bagging a gig in the British breakfast show, Freshly Squeezed. She later bagged the part of being a host on the BBC Radio 1 show, The Official Chart. As an actress, she earned her big breakthrough with an important role in the comedy TV series, The Good Place. She has also used her personal struggles with eating disorders to spread awareness and has also been a vocal opponent of fat shaming on the social media.

Born Name

Jameela Alia Jamil

Nick Name

Jameela

Jameela Jamil in a mirror selfie in October 2018
Jameela Jamil in a mirror selfie in October 2018 (Jameela Jamil / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Jameela Jamil lives in Los Angeles. She moved from London to LA in 2016.

Nationality

English

Education

Jameela Jamil went to Queen’s College, an independent girls’ school on Harley Street in London. However, she didn’t complete her A-levels education.

Occupation

Actress, TV Personality, Radio Presenter, Model

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Shireen Jamil
  • Siblings – Adnandus Dyzantae (Brother)

Manager

Jameela Jamil is represented by Beverly Hills-based United Talent Agency.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Jameela Jamil has dated –

  1. James Blake (2015-Present) – Jameela Jamil started going out with singer and songwriter, James Blake, in 2015. She, sort of, made their relationship public in March 2015 by posting a picture of them together in a photo booth on her official Instagram account.
Jameela Jamil with James Blake in June 2018
Jameela Jamil with James Blake in June 2018 (Jameela Jamil / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

She has Pakistani ancestry on her mother’s side and is of Indian descent on her father’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Tall Height

Brand Endorsements

Jameela Jamil has used her social media activity to promote products and brands such as Mulberry.

In 2015, she was appointed as the brand ambassador of Holland & Barrett’s new Free From range.

Jameela Jamil suited-up for the 2018 Emmy Awards
Jameela Jamil suited-up for the 2018 Emmy Awards (Jameela Jamil / Instagram)

Religion

In 2018, she revealed that she didn’t follow any religion.

Best Known For

  • Being cast in the role of Tahani Al-Jamil in the comedy fantasy TV series, The Good Place
  • Having served as the host of the music radio show, The Official Chart
  • Having made appearances in numerous high profile TV shows such as Last Call with Carson Daly, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and Home & Family

First TV Show

In September 2009, Jameela Jamil made her first TV show appearance in the family talk show, T4

Personal Trainer

Jameela Jamil is not a big fan of working out or hitting the gym. She especially hates doing squats. To keep herself fit and in the right shape, she prefers to go for long walks. Also, the fact she daily has to climb the stairs of her home takes care of her cardio needs.

When it comes to nutrition, she relies on an organic diet. As she was diagnosed with coeliac at a young age, she makes sure that her food is gluten-free.

Jameela Jamil Favorite Things

  • Beauty Products – Kiehl’s Factor 50 Sun Protection and Dr. Organic Moroccan Argan Oil Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Essential Cosmetics – Bobbi Brown Bronzing Powder, Rose Berry lipstick, Nars Albatross Highlighting Blush, Mac Lady Danger red lipstick, Elegant Touch nails
  • Guilty Pleasure – Gluten-free cake
  • Body Inspirations – Jennifer LopezSelena Gomez, Beyoncé
  • High-Street Brands – Asos, Topshop, Urban Outfitters
  • Wardrobe Essentials – Black heeled ankle boots, a Lulu Guinness bag, a big fluffy jumper, and a little black dress
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Jameela Jamil in a selfie with Jodie Whittaker in October 2018
Jameela Jamil in a selfie with Jodie Whittaker in October 2018 (Jameela Jamil / Instagram)

Jameela Jamil Facts

  1. She went on to gain 70 pounds after she had to take steroids to take care of her asthma problem. She was body shamed by the paparazzi and trolls on the social media. However, she fought back by starting a #iweigh campaign which aimed to promote acceptance of women of all sizes and shapes.
  2. In 2018, she collaborated with Simply Be to launch her collection of plus-size clothing. The collection featured 11 pieces including party dresses and leopard print items.
  3. She was born with labyrinthitis, a form of inner ear inflammation, and hearing loss. As of 2015, she had 50% audibility in her right ear and 70% in left ear.
  4. In 2018, she was subjected to severe trolling on the social media for apparently being a bad Muslim and was shamed for wearing short and revealing dresses. She clamped back by insisting that she wasn’t a Muslim and, in fact, she followed no religion.
  5. During her teen years, she struggled with anorexia nervosa because of which she didn’t eat a full meal from the age of 14 to 17. She would later blame societal pressure for her eating disorder.
  6. At the age of 17, she suffered a horrific accident as she was run down by a car while being chased by a bee. She endured several broken bones and damaged her spine as well.
  7. After the accident, she was told by the doctors that she might not be able to walk again. However, physiotherapy and steroid treatment helped her recover. She also had to use Zimmer frame as she aimed to get back on her feet.
  8. Before she got her big breakthrough as a radio host, she used to work as an English tutor to foreign students at the Callan School of English in London.
  9. She has also worked as a fashion scout for Premier Model Management Limited. Plus, she has worked as a photographer.
  10. She is a staunch supporter of the Cultural Learning Alliance which aims to promote culture learning amongst children and young people.
  11. Follow Jameela Jamil on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured Image by Jameela Jamil / Instagram

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