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Sam Claflin

Sam Claflin is an actor from England. Moreover, Sam Claflin is best known for portraying Philip Swift in the movie ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.’

Early Life

Samuel George Claflin best known as Sam Claflin was born on the 27th of June, 1986, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. According to his birth date, this actor is 37 years old and holds British nationality.

Likewise, he has a birth sign of Gemini and he believes in Christianity by religion. He is the son of Mark Claflin (father) and Sue Claflin (mother). Professionally, his father works as a finance officer and his mother works as a classroom assistant.

He grew up with three brothers whose names are Benjamin, Daniel, and Joseph.

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Caption: Sam Claflin childhood photo (Source: Twitter)


Regarding his academic career, he attended ‘Costessey High School’ (presently known as Ormiston Victory Academy) in Norfolk where he caught the attention of a teacher who encouraged him to take up acting.

Following that, he enrolled in a performing arts program at ‘Norwich City College’ in 2003. Claflin afterward attended the ‘London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art,’ where he received his graduate degree in 2009.

Relationship Status

Currently, this British actor has been dating model Cassie Amato since 2022. But in the past, he married Laura Haddock in a private ceremony. Not much is regarding their relationship at the moment.

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Caption: Sam Claflin with his girlfriend, Cassie Amato walking around the street (Source: POPSUGAR)

His ex-wife, Laura is also a British actress. First, the couple started dating in 2011, and later they got married in July 2013. With the marriage, the couple has two children, one son named Pip Claflin and a daughter named, Margot Claflin.

The pair revealed their legal separation in 2019. However, this actor is not a part of controversy or rumors at the moment.

Professional Career

Sam Claflin made his acting debut as Richard in the TV miniseries, The Pillars of the Earth in 2010. In April 2010, he was cast as Phillip Swift in, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth part of the film series, which was released on May 20, 2011.

He has a supporting part in Snow White and the Huntsman, which was announced in March 2011. His popularity led to his being cast as Snow White’s childhood friend William in the 2012 film “Snow White & the Huntsman.”

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Caption; Sam Claflin in the movie scene ”Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides”(Source: POPSUGAR)

He was also cast in the lead role in Hammer Films’ The Quiet Ones in 2012, which was filmed in mid-2013 and released in April 2014. Moreover, he played ‘Ben’ in the telefilm ‘Mary and Martha,’ in March 2013.

He appeared as Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and Part 2 in 2014 and 2015. Claflin returned to the character of ‘William’ in ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War,’ a sequel to ‘Snow White and the Huntsman,’ in 2016.

In the same year, he also played ‘Will Traynor,’ and ‘Tom Buckley in the films, ‘Me Before You,’ and ‘Their Finest.’ In 2018, he was cast as Richard Sharp in Baltasar Kormákur’s film Adrift, starring Shailene Woodley.

Claflin appeared in the fifth season of the BBC TV program, Peaky Blinders as British fascist politician Oswald Mosley in 2018. In 2019, he starred in The Corrupted.

Later, in 2020, he starred as ‘Jack’ in Dean Craig’s romantic comedy film Love Wedding Repeat, and in the same year, he played Mycroft Holmes in Enola Holmes.  In 2021, he appeared as Jack Tarr in the film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.


In his professional career, Sam Claflin has been nominated for several awards and honors. He was nominated twice for the ‘Empire Award’ (in 2012 and 2014), three times for the ‘Teen Choice Award’ (in 2012, 2014, and 2016), and once for the ‘MTV Movie & TV Award’ in 2017.

In 2014, he received the ‘Glamour Award’ for ‘Man of the Year.’ He earned the ‘Red Poppy Award’ for ‘Best Male Actor.’

Net Worth 2024

As a leading British actor, he has earned a huge sum of money in his career. Moreover, his net worth is estimated at around $8mіllіоn.

Brand Endorsements

As an actor, he has also endorsed several brands such as DKNY Spring Ad Campaign, and Barbour Gold Standard. Mainly, his income source is from his acting career, but he also collected a decent sum of money from brand endorsements.

Sam Claflin – Body Measurements

Claflin stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 82 kg. Likewise, he has light brown hair color with green eyes color and his other body measurements are chest-42inc, waist-32inc, and biceps-17inch.

Sam Claflin – Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 3.7 million followers. Likewise, there are more than 883.5k followers on Twitter and more than 16k followers on Facebook.