Jaime Winstone is an English actress (born May 6, 1985) whose place of birth is Camden, North London, United Kingdom. She’s best known for playing Becky in the film “Kidulthood,” playing Kelly in E4 horror series, “Dead Set” and playing Lauren in the Sky1 sitcom, “After Hours.”
Aside from acting, Winstone is known for her singing and modelling skills. As a backing vocalist, she sings in her sister Lois band and has also made appearances in many music videos for the band which includes, “The Streets,” “The Twang” and “Madness.” In 2008, she made her modelling debut when she walked the ramp for the famed British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood.
She featured in the front cover of “Arena” magazine in February 2010. In March of the same year, she became a patron of one of the biggest film festivals in the United Kingdom, “East End Film Festival.”
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Jaime Winstone Bio: Age, Parents, Early Life And Education
From Camden Town, North London, United Kingdom, Jaime Margaret Winstone was born to Ray Winstone (father) and Elaine Winstone (mother). She was raised with her two sisters, Lois Winstone and Ellie Winstone in Enfield, North London, where she attended Enfield County School. Her family later relocated to Roydon, Essex where she attended Burnt Mill School in Harlow, Essex. Winstone later went to Harlow College to study for a BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts at the performing arts department. However, she dropped out and opted to pursue her acting career.
Jaime Winstone Career Details
Winstone got her career running and made her debut in “Bullet Boy,” a 2004 British drama film. The film was directed by Saul Dibb, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and went on to earn several prestigious awards for itself. Subsequently, she appeared in “Daddy’s Girl,” “Kidulthood” (both 2006) and “Donkey Punch” (2008), the TV series Murder Investigation Team, Vincent (alongside her father), “Totally Frank,” “Goldplated” and a short film called “Love Letters.” In 2008, she played the lead role as Kelly Povell in “Dead Set,” a popular horror TV series directed by famous French director Yann Demange, which was critically acclaimed and got nominated at British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) for Best Drama Serial. Also, in 2008, Winstone also played an important role in the horror thriller film “Donkey Punch.” Likewise, she sings as a backing vocal for her sister Lois’ band.
In February 2009, she appeared on the front cover of “Arena” and in April of the same year, she co-starred with then-boyfriend Alfie Allen in the music video for the Madness single “Dust Devil.” Also, in 2009, she played Elaine in the 2009 black comedy film, “Boogie Woogie” and then played Rachel in the Jack Davies-directed film “Eve.” In 2010, Winstone appeared in a number of films which include Nigel Cole-directed film “Made in Dagenham,” which received positive response from critics and was nominated for various awards. Also, in 2010, she was announced as the new patron of the East End Film Festival. In 2011, she appeared in a couple of films including “Annuvahood” and “Wild Bill” and BBC TV drama “True Love.” In 2012, she starred in “Elfie Hopkins,” a British horror film and in 2013, Winstone was cast as Mercedes in “Mad Dogs,” a psychological thriller television series. Also in 2013, she also appeared in films such as, “U Want Me 2 Kill Him” and “Powder Room.”
In 2014, she played Ruby in “Love, Rosie,” a romantic dramedy and then narrated six episodes of “Don’t Drop The Baby.” In 2015, she was seen in a number of films where she played minor roles but she eventually got the leading role of Lauren in the comedy-drama series “After Hours.” She played Nicole in a TV film titled “Ellen” in 2016. Winstone played Barbara in “Babs” (2017), a TV biopic. In the same year, she also made her appearance in a BBC2 TV documentary-drama titled, “Joe Orton Laid Bare.” In 2018, she appeared in several films among which is action-adventure film “Tomb Raider” which was directed by Roar Uthaug. In 2019, she was cast to play leading roles in films such as, “Reprobate,” “Hurt by Paradise” and “The Barking Murders.”
Jaime Winstone Personal Life And Family
Ray Winstone, Jaime’s father, is a famous actor who is best known for playing Carlin in the 1997 television play “Scum.” She has two sisters, Lois and Ellie with Lois been a musician and an actress.
Is Jaime Winstone Dating Boyfriend?
In relationship matters, she was in a relationship with Samuel Brooks before they broke up. Thereafter she dated English actor, Alfie Allen and got engaged to him on September 5, 2008. However, they broke up and she started dating James Suckling. The couple welcomed a son, named Raymond Suckling, together in February 2016.
In September 2016, Winstone and Suckling got engaged. According to one of her interviews, Winstone said that motherhood has changed many things in her life and that it propels her to work harder and be more successful.
Jaime Winstone On Political Matters
In November 2019, Winstone endorsed the Labour Party in the UK 2019 general election.
Jaime Winstone Net Worth
The 34-year-old British actress, with her earnings in a career that has spanned 15 years, has an estimated net worth of $16 million.
Social Media Presence
Winstone has accounts on Twitter and Instagram. She has about 8,000 followers on Twitter and over 54k followers on Instagram.