Sam Heughan Bio
Sam Heughan, born on 30 April 1980 in Balmaclellan, Dumfries and Galloway, is a Scottish actor. He is best known for his role as Jamie Fraser in the British-American television drama series Outlander.
Sam Heughan made his acting debut in 2001 in the short film Small Moments. In 2004 he made his television debut in five episodes of the Miniseries Island at War. He has been starring in the hit series Outlander since 2016, and the role earned him critical acclaim.
In 2014 he became a patron for Youth Theatre Arts Scotland (YTAS). Sam Heughan was named Barbour’s first Global Brand Ambassador in 2016.
Sam Heughan Personal Details
- Born Name: Sam Heughan
- Age (in 2017): 37
- Date of Birth: April 30, 1980
- Birthplace: New Galloway, United Kingdom
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- Occupation: Actor
- Net worth: 5 Million
- Official Website: –
- Official Twitter: @SamHeughan
Sam Heughan Family Tree
- Wife name: Not married
- No children
- Father name: Unknown
- Mother name: Chrissie Heughan
- Brother: Cirdan Heughan
Sam Heughan Relationship History
Below is the relationship and dating history for Sam Heughan with his past and current girlfriend details.
Sam Heughan dated:
- Amy Shiels (2013) – Sam Heughan is rumored to have dated Amy Shiels. (RUMOR)
- Abbie Salt (2014) – Sam Heughan had a rumored encounter with Abbie Salt. (RUMOR)
- Caitriona Balfe (2014) – Sam Heughan is rumored to have dated Irish actress Caitriona Balfe. (RUMOR)
- Cody Kennedy (2014) – Sam Heughan dated American actress Cody Kennedy.
Sam Heughan Body Measurements, Weight Loss, Diet and Exercise Routine
Sam Heughan Body Measurements
- Height in Feet: 6′ 3″
- Height in Centimeters: 191 cm
- Weight in Pounds: 163 pounds
- Weight in Kilogram: 74 kg
In order fuel his muscle growth for the show Outlander, Sam Heughan tries to keep his diet as clean as possible with chicken, sweet potatoes and peanut butter. While on set he takes supplements and eats protein bars. He also followed the Paleo diet to achieve a more slimmed down frame when his character was in prison.
To get into Highland warrior shape for the show Outlander, Sam Heughan trained two or three times a day at a CrossFit gym in London for six weeks. Under the guidance of a personal trainer, he did deadlifts and Olympic lifts, as well as a lot of conditioning work. He maintains his fitness levels while shooting the show at the on-set gym, where he works out every night after work.
Sam Heughan is a veteran of several half- and full marathons.
Sam Heughan Fun Facts
Sam Heughan Quotes
“I never once dreamed of sort of being able to be in an American TV series, you know? It was all about theater and touring and sort of being an actor around Scottish theater.”
“I’m obsessed with the moon and space travel, so if I could incorporate that, I’d love to go to space.”
“You do have to learn how to wear a kilt, and it’s certainly very liberating and very freeing, but surprisingly very comfortable to wear, to ride a horse in a kilt. I was surprised by that.”