Quick Facts of Rufus Sewell

  • Full NameRufus Sewell
  • Net Worth$5 million
  • Date of Birth29 October, 1967
  • NicknameSewell
  • Marital Status Single
  • BirthplaceHammersmith, London, UK
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality English
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Brown
  • SpouseYasmin Abdallah ​ (m. 1999; div. 2000) Amy Gardner ​ (m. 2004; div. 2006)
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children2
  • Horoscope Scorpio
Rufus Sewell

A famous name among the Broadway viewers Rufus Sewell, is active in the industry since 1991. Fans adore Sewell for his role Thomas Clarkson in the 2006 film Amazing Grace. Moreover, Rufus is also credited for films like A Knight’s Tale, Victoria Station, Tristan and Isolde, The Tourist, and Vinyan.

He married twice in his life and none of these marriages lasted for a lifetime. As of now, Sewell is living his single life. There is much more information to know about Rufus, so if you are interested then read the whole article.

His Short Bio

A native of Hammersmith, Rufus Sewell was born on 29 October 1967 in London, United Kingdom. He is English by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His mother Jo was a Welsh artist, classically trained pianist, and waitress. Similarly, his dad, John Frederick Sewell was an Anglo-Australian animator and former builder’s labourer. His parents parted their ways when Rufus was just five.

He studied at Trafalgar Junior School, a state junior school in Twickenham. Later, he went to Orleans Park School and West Thames College. He later attended the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

Career Details

Soon after graduation, he started to play at the Central School of Speech and Drama. He made his breakthrough in 1993 after playing the role of Tim in the film Dirty Weekend. In the same way, he appeared in the BBC serial of George Eliot Middlemarch. His other film credits include Gods of Egypt, Judy, I’ll Follow You Down, The Sea, The Devil’s Hand, and Hotel Noir.

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Rufus made his television debut from the 1992 tv series Gone to Seed where he portrayed the role of Billy. He then appeared as Mike Costain Clive in two episodes of Scream Two. He appeared as John Murdoch in the 1998 film Dark City, featuring, Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Richard O’ Brien, and William Hurt.

What’s Rufus’s Net Worth?

Rufus Sewell is entertaining the audience with his acting since 1991. In the passing years, Rufus has earned a decent net worth of $5 million from his career. The actor earns income from mostly featuring in the many hit films and television series. As per payscale.com, the average salary of actors working in the film is around $50000 to $100000 per year. As we don’t have exact details about Rufus’ salary, we can assume he may be earning similar money as his fees from his movies.

In addition, the star works mostly on television shows and films. As per Glassdoor.com, the actors are paid around $15000 to $35000 per episode. He, furthermore, makes a similar amount of payment for his performances in the Tv series.

Married Twice

Rufus Sewell, 52, is currently leading a single life. However, he was previously married to his long time girlfriend turned wife Yasmin Abdallah. Talking about Yasmin she was an Australian fashion journalist. After dating several years, Rufus and Yamin exchanged their vows in 1999, in a private ceremony hall. Unfortunately, their relationship ended just within one year of their marriage.

Rufus Sewell and his partner
Rufus Sewell with his partner, Photo Source: Daily Express

Following their divorce, Rufus started dating scriptwriter and producer Amy Gardner. The duo exchanged their wedding vows in 2004, after dating some years. Together, the former couple has son, William Douglas Sewell, born in 2002. Sadly, his second marriage also ended in divorce in 2006. Additionally, Rufus shares a daughter Lola Sewell with his partner Ami Komai.