Alex Jennings Bio, Movies and TV Shows, Net Worth, Wife, Career

Date Updated: May 14, 2024

Birth Date May 10, 1957
Birth Name Alex Jennings
Nickname Alex
Birth Place Romford, Essex, England
Ethnicity White

Quick Stats
Age 67 years 1 months
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality British
Height 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)
Weight 78kg (169lbs)
Religion Christianity
Relationship Status Married
Wife Lesley Moors (m. 2012)

Alex Jennings is an English actor known for his appearance in The Queen, The Crown, Victoria, The Lady In The Van, and so on. He worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre. '

Jennings has received three Olivier Awards for his performance on the London stage for Too Clever by Half (1988), Peer Gynt (1996), and My Fair Lady (2003). Also, he is the only person to have won Olivier Awards in the drama, musical, and comedy categories. 

Early Life:

Alex was born on 10th May 1957 as the son of Michael Thomas and Peggy Patricia Mahoney. He was born in Romford, Essex, England, and attended Abbs Cross Technical High School located in Hornchurch. After completing high school he studied English and Theatre studies at the University of Warwick. 

Besides, he also attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School where he trained as an actor for two years. 

Personal Life: Wife and Children

Jennings is a private person who doesn’t like to share a lot about his personal details. However, we have gathered few information regarding his personal life. 

He is a married man and it hasn’t been long since he got married to his college sweetheart Lesley Moors. He married Moors in 2012 and the couple has two children, a son, and a daughter. 

Their son Ralph Jennings was born in 1990 and two years later in 1992, their daughter Georgia Jennings was born. 

Alex Jennings with his wife Lesley Moors | Source: Getty Images

Career and Net Worth:

Jennings wasn’t always interested in acting. He was in high school when he saw his first theatre and after that, he went to the Old Vic School which inspired him into acting. 

He began his career in the early 1980s in regional repertory theatre. He played a variety of roles in 1995 including Maximilien Robespierre in The Scarlet Pimpernel, where he met director Nicholas Hytner and since then he has worked with him several times. He also won the Olivier award for Best Comedy Performance for his role as Gloumov in Too Clever by Half. 

He won the Olivier Award 1995-96 for best actor for the title role in Peer Gynt. In 2002, he also appeared in My Fair Lady at the Royal Theatre, Drury Lane, and won the best actor Olivier Award in musical. In the same year, he also appeared as Colonel Hamilton in The Four Feathers alongside Heath Ledger, Kate Hudson, and Michael Sheen. 

He made his debut in the Operetta at the ENO in Robert Carsen’s production of Bernstein’s Candide where he played Voltaire and Doctor Pangloss. From the year 2011 to 2014, he appeared on the BBC legal drama Silk where he played the character of Alan Cowdrey QC. Also, he appeared in the PBS/Masterpiece Theatre TV Series Inspector Lewis (2012) and Foyle’s War (2015). 

Similarly, from 2016 to 2017, he appeared in the Netflix series The Crown along with Jared Harris and Claire Foy. This series gained a lot of praise from both the audience and the critics. 

Recently, in 2020, Jennings appeared in a miniseries Small Axe directed by Steve McQueen. Besides these movies and series, Alex Jennings has appeared in several other movies and shows and has gained his own fanbase with his acting. 

Talking about his finance, he has currently a net worth of more than $5 Million. 

Profession, Education & Net Worth
Profession Actor
High School Abbs Cross Technical High School
College University of Warwick , Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Active Years 1978-Present
Net Worth $5 Million (Approx.)
Detailed Physical Stats
Height 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)
Weight 78kg (169lbs)
Dress Size N/A
Shoe Size N/A
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Brown
Personal Life
Relationship Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight

  1. Lesley Moors (m. 2012) (Wife)
    • Wedding Date: 2012
    • Started Dating: Not Known
Family Life
Father Michael Thomas
Mother Peggy Patricia Mahoney
Siblings Not Known
Children Has Two Children (a son and a daughter)
  1. Ralph Jennings
  2. Date of Birth: 1990

    Age: 54 years

  1. Georgia Jennings
  2. Date of Birth: 1992

    Age: 54 years

  • Self: White