Famous as an English actress, Julia is of English nationality and Anglo-Jordanian ethnicity. Her parents were of mixed nationality. Her father Nadim Sawalha is an actor from Jordan whereas her mother Roberta Lane is of British origin. Julia was named after her grandmother who was an award winning businesswoman from Jordan. She formally started her career by working in the 1982 BBC miniseries "Fame Is the Spur" and played a small role in "Inspector Morse" later. Her famous works include her appearance as Lynda Day in "Press Gang", Saffy in "Absolutely Fabulous" and Lydia Bennett in "Pride and Prejudice".
Early Life of Julia Sawalha
Julia Sawalha was born on 9 September 1968 in Lambeth, London, England. She is the daughter of Roberta Lane and actor Nadim Sawalha.
Julia Sawalha's Career
Julia Sawalha made her TV debut in 1982 in BBC miniseries Fame Is the Spur. She got her major breakthrough in the Bafta award-winning ITV teenage comedy-drama Press Gang.
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Some of her popular screen credit includes Second Thoughts, Faith in the Future, Absolutely Fabulous and others.
Julia Sawalha's Net Worth
Julia Sawalha's estimated net worth is $10 million.
Julia Sawalha's Personal Life
Julia Sawalha is possibly single at the moment. But previously, she linked up with several men from Hollywood. While working in Press Gang, she dated Dexter Fletcher.
In 2004, Sawalha rumored to marry her boyfriend Alan Davies, her co-star in the television series Jonathan Creek. But both of them denied the marriage rumors and took legal action against the reports. Later, she has an affair with Luke Hollingworth who is 17 years younger than her.
Julia Sawalha Affairs
First Affair with Dexter Fletcher
Julia met Dexter on the sets of "Press Gang". He was her co-star then. They had a live in relationship. Later they got separated when Dexter fell into drugs.
Second Affair with Richard Herring
Julia dated comedian Richard for about a year. But later they got separated saying that their lifestyles did not match.
Third Affair with Patrick Marber
Julia also had a relationship with Patrick, who is an English comedian, playwright, director, puppeteer, actor, and screenwriter. But their relationship did not work out as well.
Fourth Affair with Keith Allen
Julia and Keith met on the sets of "Martin Chuzzlewit". They have a brief romance but that didn't work well and long. Keith is the father of current musical diva Lily Allen.
Fifth Affair with Alan Davies
Julia met Alan on the sets of "Jonathan Creek" as a co-star. They got into relationship in 2002 and they even moved to north London together. There were rumors that they had got married as well, but the couple denied it. However, their relationship didn't end up well and they got separated after two years of relationship.
Sixth Affair with Rich Annetts
Julia met Rich Annetts in Glastonbury Festival in 2005. They got into relationship and even moved to Bath, Somerset, and lived in a flat close to the Royal Crescent. But after two years, they got separated.
Seventh Affair with Luke Hollingworth
Julia met Luke on the sets of the movie "Absolutely Fabulous" where Luke was working as a sound engineer and is 17 years younger than her. They seem to be in relationship very happily.