Jenna Coleman Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Jenna Coleman Bio


Jenna Coleman first performed in a play when she was eleven years old. Her full name is Jenna Louise Coleman. Once her graduation diploma in hand, she enrolled in university, in an English course. But she gave up because she was chosen, at the same time, to star in the soap created in 1972 and comprising thousands of episodes: Emmerdale. She camps there Jasmine Thomas, the niece of Ashley who ends up in prison for having killed her boyfriend.

This character allows him to find other roles on the small screen, especially in Waterloo Road, Titanic and especially the Doctor Who series. In the latter, the native of Blackpool plays Clara Oswald, companion of the eleventh and twelfth doctors (Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi ). She then plays the famous Queen in Victoria, then wears the miniseries The Cry, where a couple faces the disappearance of their child.

In 2021, his notoriety is accentuated thanks to his performance in The Serpent. This Netflix series retraces the extraordinary criminal journey of Charles Sobhraj known as “The Serpent” (played by Tahar Rahim ), who murdered several tourists travelling through Asia during the 1970s. Jenna Coleman encamped there his companion and accomplice Marie-Andrée Leclerc, taken in its grip and which knows a tragic end.

Physical Appearance

Jenna Coleman Appearance

Physical Appearance
Height(approx) in centimeters – 157.5 cm

in meters – 1.57 m

in feet inches – 5.2

Weight(approx) in kilograms – 50kg

in pounds – 171

Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Life

Personal Life
Date of Birth 27 April 1986
Age(as in 2021) 35
Birthplace Blackpool, England
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality United Kingdom
School Arnold School, England
Educational Qualification
Religion Christian
Food Habit Non-Veg


Father – Keith Coleman
Mother – Karen Coleman
Siblings – Ben Coleman (Older Brother)
Others – Marion Coleman (Grandmother)


Jenna Coleman has dated –

Karl Davies (2006-2009) – Between 2006 and 2009 Jenna was in a relationship with actor Karl Davies. They met on the set of Emmerdale where Karl played the character of Robert Sugden.

Richard Madden (2011-2016) – Jenna started dating actor Richard Madden in April 2011. The couple made several appearances together at numerous events. However, the couple split in January 2016 to concentrate on their individual careers.

Richard Madden

Prince Harry (2015) – In early June 2015, Jenna was seen together with a British Royal family member, Prince Harry after a polo event at the Audio Polo. However, sources confirmed that they were not in a relationship.

Tom Hughes (2016-Present) – Jenna started dating British actor Tom Hughes in 2016. The couple has made several public appearances together also.

Jenna Coleman with Tom Hughes



jenna coleman first avenger

Year Title Role
2011 Captain America: The First Avenger Connie
2016 Me Before You Katrina Clark
2019 Corporate Monster Ellen
TBA Klokkenluider Flo


Jenna Coleman Victoria
Jenna Coleman Victoria
Year Title Role
2005–2009 Emmerdale Jasmine Thomas
2009 Waterloo Road Lindsay James
2012 Titanic Annie Desmond
2012 Room at the Top Susan Brown
2012–2015, 2017 Doctor Who Clara Oswald
2013 Dancing on the Edge Rosie Williams
2013 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot Herself
2013 Death Comes to Pemberley Lydia Wickham
2016 Thunderbirds Are Go Baines
2016–2019 Victoria Queen Victoria
2018 The Cry Joanna Lindsay
2020 Inside No. 9 Beattie
2021 The Serpent Marie-Andrée Leclerc
TBA The War Rooms Joan Bright


Year Title Role
1996 Summer Holiday Bridesmaid
2004 Crystal Clear Thomasina
2009 Jack and the Beanstalk Princess Apricot
2019 All My Sons Ann Deever
2020 A Separate Peace Nurse Maggie Coates

Video games 

Year Title Role
2010 Xenoblade Chronicles Princess Melia Antiqua
2015 Lego Dimensions Clara Oswald
2020 Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Princess Melia Antiqua


Year Title Role
2013 The Secret Garden Narrator
2013 Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor Alice Watson / Eleventh Doctor
2016 A Christmas Carol Belle
2020 Pressures, Residential Narrator
2020 Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales Narrator

More about Jenna Coleman

Jenna Coleman Poster
Jenna Coleman Poster

She was named after the character Jenna Wade from the 80’s popular TV series Dallas.

In 2006, the National Television Awards nominated her as the Most Popular Newcomer for her role in Emmerdale.

Her signature dance moves involve hand and hip movement.

While in school, she was inspired by the works of Maxine Peake.

Books that have made an impact in her life are John Steinbeck’s ‘East of Eden’ and Donna Tartt’s ‘Goldfinch’.

Skincare products she can’t live without are Bioderma, Su-Man toner, Linda Meredith Q3, and Sisley Black Rose mask.

Her beauty icon is Keira Knightley.

She is an ambassador for various charities like One To One Children’s Fund based in South Africa and Place2Be in the UK.

While filming scenes opposite her co-star Peter Capaldi in Doctor Who, Jenna had to stand on a box to compensate for her short stature.

After three unsuccessful months auditioning for the roles in Hollywood, she finally got a break with Captain America: The First Avenger.

Her go-to-stores are & Other Stories, Zara, and Vestiaire Collective.

Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.


Jenna Coleman Autograph
Jenna Coleman Autograph
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