Jamie Laing is an actor, entrepreneur and reality star. He was born on 3rd November 1988 in Oxford, United Kingdom. His Great Grandfather Sir Alexander Grant was the founder of McVitie’s Company and invented Jaffa cake, digestive and rich Biscuit. Alexander Grant had a son who died a bachelor so his business became United Biscuits in the year 1948 after being passed to his son-in-law Hector Laing.
His father’s name is Nicholas Laing and his mother is Penny Bainest. His father pursued a career in Army after selling the McVitie’s shares and then set up a luxurious traveling firm. His parents got divorced and both remarried again. He has two full siblings including a brother and a sister and four half-siblings from the letter weddings of his parents. Recently he is dating Frankie Gaff with whom he has worked in Made in Chelsea. Earlier he was living in a four-bedroom apartment on King’s road but now he is living in a flat in South Kensington with his brother.
Education: He attended Radley College in Oxfordshire and his family spends a huge amount of $10,000 for this education in that prestigious institution. After that, he studied theater and performance at Leeds University. At Leeds University his alumni included Andrew Motion, Cyril Holland- son of Oscar Wilde. After being graduated he did various odd jobs. He worked at Ralph Lauren event where he held a goldfish bowl for a long period of 24 hours.
Career: He is best known for his role in Made in Chelsea (2011) which is a BAFTA award-winning reality series. He acted in the show from series 2 to series 6 and was cast opposite Francis Boulle. He played the role of Jammy Dodger in the series. He dated his co-actors of this show named Tara Keeney and Frankie Gaff. His other memorable works are One Square mile: London in 2012 and Murder in Successville in 2015. He shot a special episode titled In Bed With Jamie which was aired on E4 Channel as a boxing day treat for viewers and Pamela was one of the guests of Jamie in that episode which got a million of views.
He is also involved in charitable activities and supports the Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity which serves the children suffering from lethal diseases
Jamie Laing Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $4.2 Million US Dollars
The young and talented entrepreneur and reality star has an estimated net worth of $4.2 million US dollars as of 2017. He owns a sweetshop and a clothing brand too. He is the heir of McVitie’s Company which has brought him great wealth since childhood. Further his acting skills added more value to it.
Jamie Laing Business Model:
In 2014, he launched a fashionable candy and clothing brand named Candy Kittens in Kings Road, Chelsea which brought a huge success for him and right from the opening night its turnover was around $25,000. Candy Kittens is inspired by a clothes shop named Abercrombie & Fitch. Further, he launched a website which provides a huge range of clothes to choose from and has published a cookbook titled, Candy Kittens which contains recipes for Sweet Treats and a varied range of gourmet gummy sweets.
Today his business has touched the heights of success and the stockists for the sweets include big names like Harvey Nichols and have more independent retailers over the Nation. In 2015, he started a sweet business named Candy Kittens which makes delicious gluten free sweets with amazing flavors. He also manages a trust fund which is run by “Frank”, who is a bank manager employed by his father
Recently in February 2017, a project titled Jamie Laing’s Private Parts has been presented by Happy Hour in which he will read his diary out loud once in a week before a different celebrity guest for each time.
This young actor was born with a silver spoon in his mouth still, he had the courage to do hard work and follow the path to her dreams. Irrespective of belonging from a background of great wealth he strived to make a name for himself on his own which is truly an inspiration for the present youth generation. He has great creative business ideas to implement and get success. We wish this flamboyant actor a sparkling career with huge success.