Hugh Laurie
Hugh Laurie
Real Name/Full Name James Hugh Calum Laurie CBE
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Hugh Laurie
Birth Place: Blackbird Leys, Oxford, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 11 June 1959
Age/How Old: 65 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 190 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 94 Kg
In Pounds – 207 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father –William George Ranald Mundell Laurie
Mother –Patricia Laurie
Siblings: Charles Alexander Lyon Mundell Laurie, Janet Laurie, Susan Laurie
School: Dragon School
College: Eton College, Cambridge University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Jo Green (m. 1989)
Kids/Children Name: Rebecca Augusta Laurie, Charles Archibald Laurie, William Albert Laurie
Profession: Actor, Director, Singer, Musician, Comedian, Author
Net Worth: $50 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Hugh Laurie is a popular British actor. Apart from it, he is also a director, singer, musician, comedian, and Lastly and author. He is best known for his role in the TV series called “House,” “Jeeves And Wooster,” and “Blackadder.” He is also known for the highly recognize entertainment show called “A Bit Of Fry & Laurie,” which Laurie did along with Stephen Fry.

Well, how well do you know about Hugh Laurie? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Hugh Laurie’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Hugh Laurie to date.

Biography and Early Life

Hugh was born in Oxford in the United Kingdom. His father, William Laurie, was a doctor by profession. Also, his father was a good sportsman as well, who had won the Olympic gold medal in rowing in the year 1948. Laurie’s mother was a housewife, and she looked after Laurie and his three siblings.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Hugh Laurie in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Hugh Laurie’s age is 65 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 11 June 1959. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 190 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 207 lbs in Pound and 94kg in Kilograms.


Laurie received this high school education from Dragon School. Later he got his college education from Eton college. He decided to do his education at the famous Cambridge University, where he chose to study anthropology and archaeology. Laurie revealed in his interviews that he was not quite attracted to studies. However, he was deeply interested in the field of sports, where he followed his father’s footsteps and decided to engage himself in the lot of rowing. He was highly skilled in rowing, and he has won several awards in his young years.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Hugh Laurie With Wife Jo Green
Hugh Laurie With Wife Jo Green

Laurie is married to Jo Green from the year 1989. The couple has three kids- Rebecca Augusta Laurie, Charles Archibald Laurie, William Albert Laurie.

Is Hugh Laurie Gay?

Laurie has been married to Joe Greene from the year 1989 and t are happily married. Moreover, the couple has 3 kids. So, he is not gay and his sexual orientation can be said to be straight.

Professional Career

Laurie started his professional career by first joining an acting club. Thereby, he started appearing in TV series where he did small comical roles. He received huge popularity when he acted in the tv series “Blackadder.” Stephen Fry also played a role in this TV series. At this time, Laurie and Fry decided to create their own entertainment show called “A Bit Of Fry & Laurie,” which received high praises.

Laurie and Fry also released their weekly TV series called “Jeeves And Wooster,” which they released for the next three years. Laurie also did some drama movies such as “Sense And Sensibility” and “The Man In The Iron Mask.” Laurie also starts in other movies such as “One Hundred And One Dalmatians,” “Maybe Baby,” “Stuart Little,” “Fortysomething,” “The Young Visiters,” and lastly, he also appeared in “Girl From Rio.”

In 2004, Laurie played a part in the series called “House,” the series was so much success that it went on for eight years. Laurie was also a highly skilled musician. He has shown his musical skills in several movies. Laurie is also a well recognize the author of several songs, such as “If I Can’t Have You.” He has also shown his musical skills by playing for “Poor White Trash “and “Copper Bottom Band. ”

Eventually, Laurie decided to record his own solo album, which he named “Let Them Talk.” This album was highly recognized, and it received the top 10 positions in several countries such as Great Britain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and France. Some of his famous songs are “You Don’t Know My Mind” and “St. James’ Infirmary. ” Laurie released his second album called “Didn’t It Rain. ” Although it was not that much successful, however, it received the top 10 positions in Britain and Canada.


  • Laurie received the “Golden Globe Award” under the category of “Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series – Drama. “ He gets this award for the TV series “House. “
  • He received the “Gold Derby Award,” under the category of “Best Lead Actor,” for the TV series “House.”

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Hugh Laurie in 2024

Hugh Laurie Net Worth
Hugh Laurie Net Worth

Laurie approximately has a net worth of $50 million as of 2024. His massive carrier as an actor, as a musician made his net worth increase.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Laurie is a skilled author as well. He released his first Nobel called “The Gun Seller” in the 1990s. In the year 2009, he was about to release his book “Paper Soldier,” but he did not do it.

Hugh Laurie is indeed a multi-talented person where he is an actor, a comedian and author, and also a musician. We are impressed by how he keeps on entertaining us with his movies and with his entertainment shows.


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