Jamie Clayton is an actress and model who rose to popularity after her appearance in the Netflix TV series, Sense 8. Clayton starred in many other series and movies like Hung, Motive, The Neon Demon, and Are We There Yet? among others. Also, she is a transgender blogger and hacker from San Francisco.
Early Life Of Jamie Clayton
Jamie Clayton was born on 15th January 1978 in San Diego, California under the birth sign Capricorn. Clayton is American as per nationality, and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is White.
Clayton is the daughter of Howard Clayton and Shelley. Her father is a former criminal defense attorney, and her mother is an event planner. Her parents raised her with her sister Toni.
In 1997, at the age of 19, Clayton moved to the New York City so that to pursue her career as a makeup artist.
Jamie Clayton's Career
Jamie Clayton debuted on TV in 2010. She worked as a co-host and a makeup artist in the Vh1 show, TRANSform ME. The show is Vh1's first makeover show where a team of three trans women stylists gives an internal and external makeover to a female contestant. In the show, she worked with Laverne Cox and Nina Poon.
The following year, Clayton appeared in the TV series, Hung alongside Thomas Jane, Jane Adams, Anne Heche, Rebecca Cresoff, and Charlie Saxton.
Clayton then appeared in numbers of movies and TV series like Dirty Work, Are We There Yet?, Hustling, The Neon Demon, and Motive among others.
However, Clayton is popular for her role in 2015 Netflix’s series, Sense 8. She shared the screen with Miguel Angel, Max Riemelt, Brian J. Smith and Tina Desai among others.
As of 2017, Clayton appeared in the video games and movies like Mass Effect: Andromeda (composed by John Paesano), The Snowman (by Tomas Alfredson) and The Chain.
Jamie Clayton's Personal Life
Jamie Clayton has reached the age of 40 now. She is unmarried till date and has no children. She loves watching movies and TV series in her leisure time.
Previously, Clayton dated Canadian actor and a director, Keanu Reeves. She reportedly started dating in mid-2015.
Reeves dated several ladies; Cameron Diaz, Charlize Theron, China Crow, and Trinny Woodall. He lost his partner, Jennifer Syme and his stillborn baby in a car accident in 2001.
Clayton and Reeves met each other for the first time on the set of The Neon Demon. Later in 2015, an eyewitness passed a statement after the couple was spotted on a late night date at the Chateau Marmont. The source also stated,
‘’ They're definitely smitten. The fact the Jamie's transgender doesn't mean a thing.Keanu likes her and respects her no matter what. Jamie was acting all giddy on the way out of the restaurant when Keanu wrapped his arm around her lower back...and he went in for a kiss.’’
However, the pair never disclosed anything related to their relationship, and it seems like the pair broke up as Reeves is recently spotted with a mysterious girl. However, nothing has been confirmed to date.
Clayton is a proud transgender woman. Being a member of the LGBTQ community, she is very supportive of the LGBTQ issues and openly participates on social media platforms to support transgenders.
Jamie Clayton's Net Worth
Clayton a makeup artist and an actress might have an estimated net worth of million dollars. She has a net worth of $1 million. As per the online sources, the average annual salary for VH1 hair and makeup artist is $95 thousand.
Clayton was one of the makeup artists of the show, she also earns the amount close to that.
Netflix’s series, Sense8 earns $9 million per episode and the total earning from 12 episodes is $108 million. Clayton is one of the cast members of the series, she earned a share of the total earning of the series.
Jamie Clayton's Body Measurements
Age: As of 2019, she is 40 years old.
Height: She stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) tall.
Weight: She weighs 59 kg.
Shoe size: 7 (US)
Dress size: 4 (US)
Jamie Clayton Affairs
First Affair with Keanu Reeves
In 2015, Jamie Clayton and Keanu Reeves, Canadian actor and director was spotted on a night date at the Chateau Marmont. However, the couple never confirmed anything regarding their relationship. As of now, the couple stopped spotting together.