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Bristol, England

Jacob Anderson

Jacob Anderson is a renowned British actor and musician. Jacob Anderson is best known for his role as Grey Worm in the popular television series “Game of Thrones,” which aired from 2011 to 2019.

Early Life

Jacob Anderson was born in Bristol, England, the United Kingdom, on 18 June 1990. He is 33 years old and has a birth sign of Gemini. He holds British nationality and he belongs to Afro-Caribbean ethnicity. His full name is Jacob Basil Anderson.

His father’s name is James Anderson while his mother’s name is Vicki Anderson. In addition, he has an older brother named Alfie Anderson.

Caption: Jacob Anderson’s childhood photo with his father (Source: Instagram)


Unfortunately, his academic background and qualifications are on the dark side. He might have attended a local high school in his hometown and completed his schooling.

Professional Career

Acting Career

Jacob Anderson made his professional television debut in 2007, appearing in one episode of the show “Doctors” as Ryan Garvey. He also acted in two additional films that year, “The Bill” and “The Whistleblowers.” The next year, he made his film debut and starred in the film “Adulthood” as Omen.

His career began to take off in 2010, with roles in films such as “” and “Chatroom,” in which he portrayed Angelo and Si. He then appeared in the TV movie “Royal Wedding,” in which he played Wesley.

He appeared in several roles in television shows such as “Silent Witness” as Dave, “Beaver Falls” as Randy, and “The Mimic” as Steven Coombs. He also starred in the short film “Paper Mountains” in “Comedown.”

Caption: Jacob Anderson plays Grey Worm in the TV series, Game of Thrones (Source: Amazon.com)

Jacob’s career went on growing with roles in projects such as “Game of Thrones,” where he played Grey Worm from 2013 to 2019, becoming a well-known face in the acclaimed series. He honed his acting abilities with appearances in TV shows such as “Broadchurch” and “The Mimic.”

He has been in several high-profile TV series, notably Vinder in “Doctor Who” and Louis de Pointe du Lac in “Interview with the Vampire.”

Musical Career

Anderson, also known as Raleigh Ritchie in music, began his musical career with collaborations such as “The PL” in 2006 and “Let Me Know” in 2007. He even collaborated with Plan B on the “Adulthood” soundtrack.

In 2013, he signed with Columbia Records under the stage name Raleigh Ritchie. He released several EPs, including “The Middle Child” and “Black and Blue.” His single “Stronger Than Ever” peaked at number 30 on the UK Singles Chart in 2014. In 2016, the debut album, “You’re a Man Now, Boy,” peaked at number 32 on the UK Albums Chart.

He released the track “Aristocrats” as a teaser for his second studio album, “Andy,” which was released in June 2020. The album included songs like “Party Fear” and “Squares.” In 2021, he introduced the hit single “Say What You Mean,” followed by “Lucky.” His musical journey mixes deep expressiveness, eclectic inspirations, and emotional storytelling.


Till now, this multi-talented actor and singer has not earned any major awards or recognition. However, he has been nominated for MOBO Awards (2014), Screen Actors Guild Award (2015, 2017, 2018,2020), Urban Music Awards (2016), UK Music Video Awards (2020), Gotham Awards (2023), and Black Reel Awards (2023).

Net Worth 2024

As of 2023, his net worth is estimated at around $3 million while her annual salary and income are under review. This actor makes money through his acting roles in movies and TV series and also makes some money through his musical career.

Relationship Status

In December 2018, Jacob Anderson married Aisling Loftus. The pair started dating in 2010 and later married. With the marriage, the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter who was born in July 2020.

There are no major rumours about Jacob’s personal or work life. Jacob Anderson appears to be doing his best job without endangering others, which is why he has yet to be involved in a major dispute.

Body Measurements

Caption: Jacob Anderson posing for a photo (Source: Just Jared)

This actor stands 5 feet 8 inches tall (1.75 m) and weighs around 70 kg (154 lb). In addition, he has a pair of dark brown eyes with dark brown hair colour and an athletic body.

Jacob Anderson – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@jacobanderson’ there are over 623k followers. Likewise, there are over 159.1k followers on his Twitter page ‘@jacobanderson’ and over 79k followers on his Facebook page.