Quick Facts of Sam Roland Heughan

  • Full NameSam Roland Heughan
  • Net Worth$6 million
  • Date of Birth30 April, 1980
  • NicknameSam
  • Marital Status Unmarried
  • BirthplaceBalmaclellan, the United Kingdom
  • Ethnicity Mixed(Scottish and British)
  • ProfessionScottish
  • Active Year2001–present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildAthletic
  • Height6 ft 2½ in
  • Weight196 lbs
  • Body Measurement46-16.5-34 inches
  • EducationKells Primary School, James Gillespie’s High School, Edinburgh Rudolph Steiner School,Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
  • Online PresenceInstagram,Facebook,Twitter
  • ChildrenInstagram
  • Horoscope Taurus

Sam Heughan is one of the leading stars in the Scottish entertainment scene. He is a stage and screen actor who is famous for his remarkable leading role as Jamie Fraser in the Starz series, Outlander (2014-present).

Well, Heughan has received four nominations for the Saturn Awards and a nomination for the Critics Choice Award for Best On-screen character in the drama series, Outlander. Let’s take a stare at his bio, wiki and dating life.

Early Life of Sam Heughan

Sam Heughan was born on 30 April 1980 as Sam Roland Heughan to his mother, Chrissie Heughan, however, his father remains undercover. Further, he was born in Balmaclellan, the United Kingdom under the birth sign Taurus.

Heughan holds Scottish citizenship and belongs to mixed (Scottish and British) ethnicity. He attended Kells Primary School and James Gillespie’s High School. Then Sam moved to the Edinburgh Rudolph Steiner School. Eventually, he graduated in 2003 from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow Scotland.

Net Worth & Earnings

The estimated net worth of Sam Heughan is $6 Million as of 2019. This whopping amount comes from his blooming acting career as an actor and all credit goes to his profession. Well, he hasn’t disclosed his exact salary but there is no doubt that he gathers a huge sum of income and earnings from his career.

Sam Heughan's net worth is $6 million
Sam Heughan has a net worth of $6 million, Picture Source: Instagram

His 2018’s American action spy spoof comedy film, The Spy Who Dumped Me grossed more than $75 Million while receiving mixed reviews from critics. Also, Sam ran both the Stirling and EMF Edinburgh Marathons to raised money for Cahonas Cotland and Awareness Programme and Testicular Cancer Education. He ultimately amassed $38,224 for the Charity.

Also, Sam Heughan is an Instagram personality with over 1.5 Million followers on his self-titled Instagram account. According to the Influencer, Sam makes an average price of $1000 per single Instagram post. Sam also wons a Maserati car. In addition, he hasn’t signed an endorsement deal yet.

Relationship Status

Till now, Sam Heughan is neither married nor has any wife. However, Sam’s relationship status has been under much speculation as many stories have appeared as regards his love life. Once, he was linked to being in a romantic relationship with his Outlander co-star, Caitriona Balfe. The news was later proved to be fake as Balfe in 2019 got engaged to her boyfriend, Tony McGill.

Actors Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe attend the New York Red Carpet Premiere of Outlander Season Three

Also, there was a rumor that Heughan was in a relationship with the famous actress, Mackenzie Mauzy. Both were known to make efforts at managing the relationship away from the public. Mauzy was found out in the open within 2017 February and subsequently, they were seen together at various red carpet events. It is unknown what happened between the couple that headed to their falling apart.

Sam Heughan and MacKenzie Mauzy
Sam Heughan and MacKenzie Mauzy in NYC, Picture Source: popsugar.com

The Scottish actor also dated his fellow actor and long-time companion, Amy Shiels. They have known each other for over ten years. Speculations about the two started in 2014 when Amy liked a Twitter post that suggested that both of them would make a fantastic pair. Be that as it may, the speculation did not hold an influence because of Sam’s relations with other women.

Sam Heughan and Amy Shiels
Sam Heughan and Amy Shiels, Picture Source: Pinterest.com

In 2018, Shiels was seen spending time with Heughan at the debut of his film titled The Spy Who Dumped Me. Since then, the pair have been spotted out together but it remains a strangeness whether or not their connection is merely platonic. As affirmed in the number of females proves that Sam Heughan sexuality is straight. In any case, the actor takes any proposal referring to him as gay as a compliment.

As of now, there are no rumors and controversies found over the years about who Sam has dated. As per his Instagram post, he has spotted with many girls or his co-stars but hasn’t confirmed with whom he is reportedly dating currently. Seems at the current time, he might be focusing on his career or might be waiting for a good partner or girlfriend.

Apart from that, Heughan is active over social platforms such as Instagram, Twitter as well as Facebook. Also, he has many fans following on his social sites. According to Sam’s Insta profile, he often shares pictures of friends, family as well as related to his movies and TV series.


Heughan first appeared as Philip Dorr in the TV Mini-series, Island War in the year 2004. Additionally, he played the role of Andrew Murray in TV series, River City in 2005. Since then, Sam has appeared in various other movies and television series.

Some other movies and television series that Sam has starred are When the Starlight Ends, Emulsion, Heart of Lightness, Any Human Heart, First Light, Doctors, Breaking the Mould, Party Animals and among other.

Awards and Nominations

Sam has won different awards in his career. Some of them are Laurence Olivier Awards, The British Soap Awards, Grace Awards, The Anglophile Channel Awards, Saturn Awards and among others.

Sam Heughan- More than Just an Actor

Sam Heughan is also active with issues in Charity and politics. Likewise, Sam supported the independence side in the Scottish independence referendum in 2014. He further owns a charity foundation named My Peak Challenge. The foundation raises money for other charities as he also serves as president of the Scotland Bloodwise Charity.

How old is Sam Heughan?

Born on 30 April 1980, Sam Heughan is in his late thirties. The 39-year-old Heughan celebrates his birthday on every 3oth of April. On the same day, other famous celebrities including Reena Ninan and Ana de Armas also enjoy their birthdays.

Body Measurements

The Scottish actor, Sam Heughan has an athletic body with a height of 6 ft 2½ in or 189 cm and weighs 196 lbs or 89 kg. Heughan’s body measurement is 46-16.5-34 inches including chest, arms or biceps, waist respectively.

Further, he has blonde hair and blue eyes.