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English Actor James Purefoy Married To Wife Jessica Adams Since 2014; Shares Four Children From His Two Marriages

Updated On 13 Sep, 2020 Published On 04 Jun, 2018
English Actor James Purefoy Married To Wife Jessica Adams Since 2014; Shares Four Children From His Two Marriages

Actor James Purefoy is married twice and is married to Jessica Adams for a long time now. Let's know about his personal details so far.

English actor, James Purefoy is best known for his movie Solomon Kane and HBO series Rome. The actor has been seen with several celebrities but whom did he choose to be his life-long partner? He is married twice and shares children with both wives.

The actor is married to Jessica Adams for a long time now but will this be his last relationship? Let's know some personal information about the famous actor.

Actor James Purefoy Married Again? Father Of One Daughter

James Purefoy, an English actor, producer, and a director as well best known for his movie Solomon Kane and HBO official, The Following and several others. He is a leading actor in the Hollywood industry.

The renowned actor married twice in his life. He is currently married to Jessica Adams who is a documentary director and producer. The pair is together since 2007 and tied the knot on July 2014 in Somerset.


James with his wife Jessica
Source: Telegraph

The couple shares three children, their daughter Rose Purefoy who was born in 2012, and twin sons, Ned Purefoy and Kit Purefoy born in 2017.   

The pair is having a lovely time with their children since their marriage and is seen spending quality time with each other. We haven't heard any sort of controversies regarding their relationships.

Past Affairs Of James Purefoy:

Before getting married to Jessica, he was married to Holly Aird who is an English TV actress known for playing in BBC1 drama series, Walking the Dead.

The pair married in 1996 and shares a son Joseph born in January 1997. Everyone thought that the pair were made for each other but suddenly they surprised their fans by announcing their divorce in 2002. None of them revealed the reason behind their divorce.


James' ex-wife Holly Aird
Source: 99Doing

Back in 2015, the couple's son Joseph was arrested for an alleged assault at a house party in Majorca and was held in a cell along with two other teenagers. He was soon released without any charges applied.

 James upon asked by the MailOnline said,

'I would like to add some clarification. My son, Joseph, was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.'

He and his son were present at the red carpet for the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory press night at the Theatre Royal in 2013.


James and his son attended the red carpet of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Source: Zimbio

The actor was also involved with Gwyneth Paltrow who is an American TV actress, singer and a food writer as well after his divorce from Holly. They met while Paltrow made her debut in the play, Proof at the Donmar Warehouse.


James and Gwyneth spotted talking a walk
Source: EOnline

It is also rumored that he was in a relationship with English actress Fay Ripley before his first marriage. The pair dated for a long period of time of 11 years from 1982. 


Jame dated Fay Ripley for about 11 years
Source: Zimbio

He was also rumored to be romantically linked with Mariana Tosca who is an American actress but the relationship did not last long enough and eventually broke up.

James Purefoy: Quick Facts


Source: Deadline
  • He was born on June 3, 1964(age:53).
  • He was born in England.
  • His full name is James Brian Mark Purefoy.
  • He took acting while studying A-Levels at Brooklands Technical College.
  • He left school at 16 and worked on a pig farm an at a local hospital.
  • He joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1988.
  • He was voted "hunk of the year" by a British Television magazine in 1997.
  • His birth sign is Gemini.
  • His nationality is English.
  • His mother's name is Shirley Purefoy and father's name is Anthony Chetwynd.
  • He stands at the height of 6 ft 1 inch and weighs about 85 kgs.
  • His net worth is estimated to be $6 million by Celebrity Net Worth.

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