#1 He was a model.
Before being Christian Grey, Jamie Dornan was a model in the early 2000s. In 2004, he was the muse of Calvin Klein. Big deal! He often posed shirtless or in his underwear.
#2 He had a difficult adolescence.
Jamie Dornan‘s life has not been always easy. Coming from a low-income family, he lost his mother at the age of 16 to pancreatic cancer. A year later, he also lost his four best friends in a road accident. These tragedies severely affected his mind for many years. “It was horrible (…) It changed my view of mortality and death,” he stated. All these tragedies almost dragged him to the wrong path. “When I was 19 years old, I remember during a summer, I was studying Marketing at the Teesside College, I missed all my exams, so I thought something had to change. I was really ashamed of myself and I drank a lot at that time” he confessed.
#3 He was one of Marie Antoinette’s lovers in the iconic movie.
Jamie Dornan appears in “Marie Antoinette”, the histrionic film of 2006 directed by Sofía Coppola. The English actor is one of the lovers of the queen. But according to him, his better stage like actor began with the series “Once upon a time”.
#4 He had several famous girlfriends.
Before marrying Amelia Warner in 2013, Jamie Dornan had quite a love life. In 2003, he met Keira Knightley. They were a couple until 2005. Shortly after his broke up with the Pirates of the Caribbean actress, Jamie had a brief relationship with Sienna Miller, who was then living in the same neighborhood as him, Notting Hill, in London. Both actors are good friends today.
According to what Lindsay Lohan said to InTouch Magazine in 2014, Jamie Dornan also had a relationship with the actress. Many celebrities such as Justin Timberlake or Adam Levine were on her list of boyfriends. However, Jamie has never confirmed or denied this information.
#5 He lives in the countryside with sheep.
Today father of two little girls, Dulcie who was born in 2013 and Phoebe who was born in 2016, Jamie Dornan has nothing to do with Hollywood. According to one of his friends, he was never crazy about money and luxury. The actor and his wife decided to leave the big city to settle in the countryside. “I have a more normal life than any other individual,” he said. “I live in the middle of the country, with my sheep and my wife; we have chosen to give our children a peaceful life, far from the city and especially from the Hollywood scene”. Isn’t he lovely?