Regé-Jean Page is a British actor and model who is known for being a cast member in the miniseries Roots and the legal drama For the People.
He spent his early years in Zimbabwe and returned to London as a teenager.
From there, he embarked on his studies at drama school and then began stage acting before moving to the United States to begin his television and film acting career.
Page rose to prominence after he portrayed Simon Basset in Bridgerton in 2020.
This role brought him widespread recognition, and he was nominated for multiple awards for his portrayal of the character.
The Origin Story
Regé-Jean Page’s exact birth date is not known, though he was born in London in 1990 to a Zimbabwean mother and British father.
Though he was born in London, Page’s childhood was spent in Zimbabwe.
As a child, Page always enjoyed telling stories and performing plays with his toys. “A horrible cliché” is how he describes his ambition to become an actor.
When he was 14 years old, he and his family returned to the UK.
Upon his return, he joined the National Youth Theatre and was eventually accepted and enrolled at the Drama Centre London after two years of auditioning.
He graduated from the Drama Centre in 2013 and started starring in plays.
After his play and acting stint in the UK, he moved to Los Angeles.
While still a teenager, Page began his acting career on stage. He starred in a number of plays, including The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare’s Globe and The History Boys.
He had a brief, uncredited role in the 2010 film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1.
Page played in two episodes of the television series, Fresh Meat in 2013.
While Page was still living in the UK, he starred in the BBC drama Waterloo Road’s final season in 2015. From there, he has had quite an active television and film career.
In 2016, Page played the character Chicken George in the History Channel miniseries Roots.
Page was nominated for the Best Performance – Drama category at NAMIC Vision Awards after his performance received critical acclaim.
This was the first of many nominations that he would receive for his performances on the screen.
He starred in the ABC Drama Sci-Fi series Spark for its pilot episode. However, this series did not get picked up by the network after its pilot.
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In 2018, he played Captain Khora in the film Mortal Engines, directed by Peter Jackson.
That same year, he was cast as Leonard Knox in the legal drama series For The People and had a role lasting 20 episodes from 2018-2019.
Though the series was eventually canceled, his close connections with the production team led to his casting in Bridgerton later down the track, which was produced by the same group.
It appeared that 2020 was the year that Regé-Jean Page’s acting ability truly began to shine.
He had a supporting role in the film Sylvie’s Love, played the role of Prince Charming in BBC’s Christmas Special (Cinderella: A Comic Relief Pantomime for Christmas), and he was cast as main character Simon Basset in the Netflix series Bridgerton.
Page was nominated for a stack of awards for his portrayal of Simon Basset in the Netflix drama.
Of those nominations, he won the award for MTV Movie and TV Awards – Breakthrough Performance and NAACP Image Awards – Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series.
In 2021, Page also hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live.
Regé-Jean is also starring in numerous upcoming projects, namely films The Gray Man, set to be released in 2022, and Dungeons and Dragons, slated for a 2023 release date.
Page’s mother is a nurse by profession, and his father is a preacher. He has three siblings, but not much else is known about his family as he keeps his personal life private.
Regé-Jean Page is rumored to be in a relationship with copywriter and football player Emily Brown.
The two have been spotted together and photographed holding hands by paparazzi at numerous events.
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Regé-Jean Page – Net Worth
Page earned most of his wealth from the numerous television and film roles that he plays.
Regé-Jean was allegedly offered $50,000 per episode to guest star in the second season of Bridgerton (for a total of 5 episodes), which he declined.
He refused the offer for $250,000 to focus on his film career. Obviously, missing out on $250,00 is not much of a concern to him.
Regé-Jean is estimated to earn $9000 per post to the social media platform Instagram.
Chris Pine, Page’s co-star in the film Dungeons and Dragons, is set to earn $11.5 million for his role. Pine is top-billed in the film, but this gives us an indication of the payday coming to the starring actors.
Therefore, actor Regé-Jean Page has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
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