Jonathan Bailey Net Worth

Net Worth:$1.5 million
Date of Birth: April 25, 1988 (35 years old)

What is Jonathan Bailey’s Net Worth?

Jonathan Bailey is an English actor who has a net worth of $1.5 million. He is popularly known for the musical, comedic, and dramatic roles he plays on screen and on stage. Bailey began acting as a child in the Royal Shakespeare Company and has starred in plays such as South Downs (2012), The New York Realist (2018), and Cock(2022). As young as 8 years old, Jonathan performed wast cast in the West End production of “Les Miserables“.

Jonathan Bailey is a recipient of the Laurence Olivier Award, he has also received a nomination for the Evening Standard Theatre Award. He has starred in several musicals and stage plays like Othello (2013) by Royal National Theatre,  King’s Lear(2017), and  The Last Five Years a musical for which he received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical (2019).

He starred in the action-adventure series Leornado which ran from 2011-2012, he also starred in Groove High a musical-comedy series(2012-2013). His role in Broadchurch (2013-2015) made him even more popular, he went on to star in W1A(2014-2017), and Crashing(2016).

Jonathan gained international popularity for his role as Viscount Bridgertion in Bridgerton a Netflix Romance Series (2020 – date)

Early Life

Jonathan Stuart Bailey was born on 25 April 1988 in Wallingford. His mother was an audiologist while his father was a managing director. Jonathan was raised in the nearby village of Benson with his four older siblings, Jonathan is the only son of his parents.

Jonathan got the inspiration to become an actor after he went to see a production of Lionel Bart’s “Oliver!” in London with his grandmother. He first appeared on stage in his primary school’s production of Noah’s Ark where he played the role of a raindrop.

Jonathan took ballet lessons while attending The Oratory School, he got a music scholarship to study at Magdalen College School, Oxford. He plays the Clarinet and the Piano. As early as the age of 15, Jonathan had secured a talent agent and had started taking roles; this led him to decline the offer to attend university.



Jonathan made his professional acting debut at the age of seven at the Royal Shakespeare Company. He auditioned for and landed a role in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of “A Christmas Carol” at the age of seven.

He made his television debut at 8 in the Victorian drama “Bramwell”, he also got a role in “Les Enfants du Paradis”, and he got a role to play Gavroche in the West End Production of “Les Miserables”.
Jonathan played Prince Arthur in RSC’s production of “King John” in 2001, and he made his feature film debut in 2004 in a film adaptation of E.Nesbit’s novel “Five Children and It”. He took over the lead role in “Beautiful Thing” from Andrew Garfield. He also got guest roles in British Tv shows like “The Bill”, “Off The Hook”, and “Doctors”

2011-2017: Rise to Popularity/Breakthrough 

Bailey played Leonardo Da Vinci in CBBC’s action-adventure series “Leornado” in 2011, the show received four  KidScreen Awards. He starred in “Campus” in the same year, and he got a nomination for Outstanding Newcomer at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for his role in “South Downs”.

Bailey starred in a Disney Channel Comedy musical “Groove High” (2012-2013). Jonathan’s popularity tripled with his role in “BroadChurch”.

 He made a guest appearance in “Time Heist”(2014), and he also landed a supporting role in the 2014 film  “Testament of Youth”.

Bailey returned to the comedy scenes in the 2014 satirical show W1A, he played his role-play for three series. He also starred in Pheobe Waller-Bridge’s television project “Crashing”, and in the American biblical film “The Young Messiah”, he played the role of King Herod in this film.

2018- Till Present: International Recognition

In 2018, Jonathan starred in West End’s 2018 production of “Company”, he played the role of “Jamie” which was originally written as a female character “Amy”. His performance of the song in the play led to him winning the 2019 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical.

Jonathan starred in Shondaland’s film adaptation of Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton romance series, he played “Anthony” and ‘Viscount Bridgerton” in the series. His portrayal of the role gained international popularity, and the second series became the most-watched English Language Television series on Netflix with 656.16 million hours of views in the first four weeks of release. The series debuted at number one in over 90 countries on Netflix, his role received critical acclaim due to his sexuality.

Personal Life

According to Los Angeles Times, Jonathan is a sex symbol whose fans span all orientations and genders. TIME magazine featured him in the Next generation Leaders section of their magazine in 2022.

Jonathan is an avid cyclist, he also takes part in triathlons and marathons. He is also fond of mountaineering and paddleboarding. He climbed the Everest Base Camp in Nepal in 2018 and in 2019, he climbed Ben Nevis, Snowdon, and Scafell Pike in 24 hours to raise money for the MND Association, Scotland.
Jonathan lives on the Sussex Coast in Hove, he is fond of taking cold sea swims in the mornings. He came out as gay privately to family and friends in his 20s, and he publicly admitted to being gay in 2018. Jonathan believes that his sexuality is a personal matter.

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