Jameela Alia Burton-Jamil, also professionally known as Jameela Jamil is a British actress, model, teacher, and radio host, best known for the NBC sitcom The Good Place where she played the role of Tahani Al-Jamil. The show was nominated for Golden Globe Award. Starting the career as an English teacher, she has appeared in eight TV series until now.
The gorgeous British actress was born on February 25, 1986, in London, England. Talking about her family, she has an Indian father and Pakistani mother, Shireen Jamil. During her birth, she suffered from congenital hearing loss and labyrinthitis.
She belongs to English nationality and Aryan by ethnicity. Her birth sign is Pisces. She had a car accident when she was seventeen. As for her education, she attended Queen’s College in Harley Street, London, however, she quit in the middle.
The British actress is currently in an intimate relationship with James Blake, a British singer, and songwriter. The couple started dating since 2015 and are together ever since.
Jamil often uploads her picture with her boyfriend and making evident that she is enjoying her relationship with James. The pair are seen together on several occasions. However, they don’t seem to have any intention of getting married anytime soon.
In addition, she is a philanthropic person and participated in C4 “Orange Rockcorps 2009” for fundraising to help local community projects. Moreover, she also designed SpongeBob SquarePants for a childline charity auction.
The gorgeous American model has accumulated an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2019. The main source of her earnings is from acting in several TV series and modeling.
According to a few online sources, Jamil has a salary of $60,000 per episode of popular TV series The Good Place along with other actors including D’Arcy Carden.
Jameela started her professional career as an English teacher at the Callan School of English, Oxford Street, London. Following then, she was also involved in modeling, photography and as a fashion scout career for Premier Model Management Limited.
At the end of 2008, she played in the E4 show Music Zone. Following then, she appeared as the co-host of morning TV show Freshly Squeezed in January 2009. She also appeared on the page of the British Editorial Class of 2010.
Some of the several TV shows she appeared are Playing It Straight (2012), Last Call with Carson Daly (2018), Hollywood Game Night (2018), Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate (2019) and DuckTales (2019).
Moreover, she moved to Los Angeles and starred in the NBC sitcom The Good Place alongside, Kristen Bell, D’Arcy Carden, Ted Danson, Tiya Sircar, William Jackson Harper, Marc Evan Jackson, and Manny Jacinto. The show started airing since 2016.
Furthermore, Jamil worked as a radio presenter in the show The Official Chart in 2013 on BBC Radio 1. She hosted the show for two years until 2015.
Notable Highlights of Jameela Jamil's Career
Jameela Jamil is a British actress, model, photographer, teacher, and radio presenter, best known for the comedy series The Good Place.
Shireen Jamil is the parents of Jameela Jamil
Jameela Jamil is 33 years old as of 2019.
Jameela Jamil is 5 feet 10.5 inches or 1.79 meters tall.
Jameela Jamil has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2019.