Jameela Jamil is a well-known English actress, model, advocate, activist, author, plus presenter. Jameela Jamil is also the podcast proprietor for “I Weigh!”. The multitalented celebrity is also very vociferous about mental health plus her strifes with mental health issues.
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Jameela Jamil was conceived on February 25, 1986, and she is presently 35 years old. Jameela comes from Hampstead, London, England, and her zodiac sign is Pisces. Speaking about her family, Jameela’s dad is a Pakistani, whereas her mom is a Pakistani-British. Her dad is Ali Jamil, and her mom is Shireen Jamil.
Concerning her educational journey, Jameela went to Queen’s College, London. Nevertheless, due to her accident, Jameela was incapable of completing her A-Levels. Moreover, her complete name is Jameela Alia Jamil.
In a particular interview in the year 2015, Jameela revealed that she had congenital hearing loss plus labyrinthitis since birth. After numerous correctional operations, Jameela had 70% hearing capability in her left ear and 50% in her right ear. Moreover, she has given that she was diagnosed with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome at age 9. It is a genetic dysfunction that affects the connective membrane in the body.
Moreover, at age 12, Jameela was found with coeliac disease. Jameela encountered mercury poisoning at age 21. she revealed that this happened due to mercury leakage from amalgam teeth fillings plus improper removal of them.
Likewise, as a teenager, Jameela was sickened from anorexia nervosa. Then at age 17, Jameela was hit by a car while running from a bee. As a result, she had numerous broken bones plus also damaged her spine. Although Jameela was originally stated that she might never walk again, she improved with steroid treatment plus physiotherapy. She then used a Zimmer frame to begin walking again.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Jameela Jamil is a popular actress, model, radio presenter, writer, plus activist. Jameela fired off her profession on Channel 4. There, Jameela worked as the host of a pop culture TV series in the T4 strand. It was from the year 2009 to 2012.
Subsequently, Jameela served as a radio host of The Official Chart. She was also a co-host of The Official Chart Update, for which she served with Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1. Jameela became the first solo female presenter of the BBC Radio 1 chart show.
Then in the year 2016, she moved to the United States from London. As an actress, Jameela is well-known for her character as Tahani Al-Jamil in “The Good Place.” She is also well-known for hosting the TBS late-night game show. She also achieved fame as one of the judges of the reality competition program Legendary.
Additionally, the star became one of 15 women chosen by guest editor Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. The Duchess chose these women to appear on the cover of British Vogue “Forces for Change.” It was for the magazine’s September 2019 issue.
Then on August 2, 2019, Jameela won the award “Advocate of the Year.” She won this award from the Ehlers-Danlos Society. Furthermore, the actress also got the “Phenom” award from the 12th annual Shorty Awards. This prestigious award was held on May 3, 2020.
Speaking about her career before her international recognition, Jameela tutored English to foreign students at the Callan School of English. She did so for two years in London. She also served as a model scout as well as a model. Moreover, this talented character also served as a photographer, scout, plus model agent for Premier Model Management.
Jameela Jamil has been romantically linked with artist James Blake since 2015. The lovely pair is going strong ever since they began seeing each other romantically. Jameela came out as queer. This was after she got backlash after her employment as the judge of voguing reality Television series Legendary.
Jameela Jamil stands tall at an estimated height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.79 meters, plus her weight is about 55 kgs or 121 lbs. Moreover, the actress has chest-waist-hip sizes of 34-26-39 inches, respectively. Jameela has dark brown hair plus brown eyes.
Social Media and Net Worth
Speaking about social media availability, Jameela Jamil entered Twitter in February 2009, plus so far has more than 1 million followers on his @jameelajamil profile. Moreover, his username on Instagram is @jameelajamilofficial, which the actress has made over 3.4 million fans as of June 2021.
The actress then founded her “Jameela Jamil” Youtube account on October 8, 2018. Since then, she has amassed over 2.3 million views plus 74.4K subscribers. Moving on, Jameela has a net worth calculation of about $8 million US dollars.