Sam Heughon
Sam Heughon (Image source: Sam's Instagram)

The "Outlander" series is a collection of historical fiction novels by American author Diana Gabaldon. In this article, we will look into the main cast of the series, Sam Heughan who played the character of Jamie in the series, his lifestyle, and many more.

Sam Heughan is a Scottish-born actor, producer, author, and entrepreneur. He is most known for the role of Jamie Fraser in the Star drama series Outlander, for which he won four Saturn Award nominations and a Critics Choice Award nomination for most Actors in a Drama Series.

What Is Sam Heughan’s Age?

Sam Roland Heughan was born in the ancient county of Dumfries and Galloway on April 30, 1980.  Therefore, he is now 43 years old. Chrissie Heughan, an artist and artisan papermaker, struggled to raise Sam Cridan and his brother after their father abandoned them when they were both children. Both Sam's and his brother's names were inspired by characters from The Lord of the Rings since his parents were members of Gandalf's Garden, a hippy community in London highly influenced by J. R. R. Tolkien's books.

Sam Heughon during his childhood days

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Sam Heughan migrated from Dumfries and Galloway County to New Galloway when he was five years old. There, He attended Kells Primary School.  Sam Heughan and his family relocated to Edinburgh when he was twelve years old. Sam attended James Gillespie's High School in Edinburg for approximately a year. He then went to the Edinburgh Rudolf Steiner School till the end of his sixth year. Sam Heughan spent the next two years after graduation working and travelling to get skills in the fields of acting and cinematography. As a result, he got accepted into the famous RSAMD academy and got graduated from there. 

How Did Sam Heughan Gain His Popularity?

According to the wiki, Heughan made his television debut in the World War II miniseries Island At War in 2004, followed by River City in 2005 and The Wild West in 2006. Heughan's career took off the following year, with appearances in three TV shows and the TV movie A Very British Sex Scandal. Heughan appeared in Doctors in 2009 and A Princess For Christmas in 2011 with Roger Moore.

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In 2014, he had his biggest break as Caitriona Balfe's love interest on Outlander. Heughan was also cast in the romantic drama Love Again, a remake of the German film SMS Fur Dich, featuring Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Celine Dion. Heughan has received numerous awards and nominations, including 'Saturn Awards,' 'BAFTA,' 'EWwy honors,' nominations, and other honors and nominations for his outstanding movies and TV shows. 

Is Sam Heughan Married With Children?

No, Sam Heughan is not married and does not have any wife or children, but his character, Jamie in the series Outlander has a daughter, Brianna who he loves as much in real life as well. However, he has had many previous relationships with various females. Many people and followers assume that Sam is currently dating his female Outlander co-star, actress Caitriona Balfe. They have incredible chemistry on-screen and are very good friends in real life as well. But, they refuse to ruin their friendship with any type of romance. 

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Sam Heughon with his female co-star and rumored girlfriend

Some of his past girlfriends are Amy Shiels (2018), an Irish actress, Mackenzie Muazy (2016-2018), an actress in the movie “Into The Woods”, Cody Kennedy (2014-2015), and Abbie Salt (2014). As of now, he is assumed to be single and focusing on his career. 

How Much Is Sam Heughan’s Net Worth?

As an actor, Sam makes a good living and gains recognition via his work in the entertainment sector. According to some web sources, his net worth is currently believed to be $5 million. He also completed the Stirling and EMF Edinburgh Marathons to raise funds for Carolinas Cotland and Awareness Programme, as well as Testicular Cancer Education.

Sam Heughan founded Cairn Mor Creative in 2014 to manage, create, and distribute his prospective projects. Cairn Mor Creative also handled Outlander, and because of the series' popularity, Cairn Mor Creative is projected to be valued at $972,612 as of 2017. Sam Heughan's whiskey brand, The Sassenach, debuted in 2020. The product is accessible in the United Kingdom and numerous states in the United States. It also took home two gold medals in the 2020 World Spirits Competition in San Francisco.

How Tall Is Sam Heughan?

According to his physique measurements, he is 6 feet 2 inches tall in height and weighs roughly 89 kg. His biceps measure 16.5 inches long. He has light blonde hair and blue eyes. Furthermore, as an actor, he has an athletic and well-kept body type. Sam Heughan is a stunner. His amazing looks and simple yet contemporary style make his followers fall head over heels in love with him.

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