Dirk Jacobi is a well-known English actor who has made significant contributions to both stage and film. He has appeared in a number of productions and received numerous awards for his work, including a BAFTA Award, two Olivier Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Tony Award.
|84 years old
|Date of birth
|October 22, 1938
|Alfred George Jacobi
|Leyton County High School for Boys (now known as Leyton Sixth Form College), St John’s College
|University of Cambridge
|Tony Award and more
|Source of wealth
|5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Derek Jacobi Age, biography
Derek Jacobi, a well-known British actor, was born in Leytonstone, Essex, England on October 22, 1938. His first name is Derek George Jacobi. Alfred George Jacobi and Daisy Gertrude, his parents, were tobacconists and secretaries respectively. Derek’s great-grandfather emigrated from Germany to England in the 19th century, and he also has a distant Huguenot ancestor.
Derek describes his childhood as happy, despite coming from a working-class family. He is a British national with a mixed ethnic background. Derek is currently 84 years old as of 2022 and identifies as an atheist. During his adolescence, he attended Leyton County High School for Boys (now known as Leyton Sixth Form College) and was an active member of The Players of Leyton drama club.
Derek demonstrated his talent as a performer while in sixth grade. He appeared in a production of “Hamlet” which received great acclaim when performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. At the age of 18 he received a scholarship to the University of Cambridge, where he studied history at St John’s College and graduated with honors.
Derek Jacobi Height and weight
Derek Jacobi is still a handsome and distinguished actor at the age of 84. He is 1.78 m tall and has an average body type., with a healthy weight of 77 kg (169.76 lbs). His hair has turned gray over the years, adding to his distinguished appearance, while his bright blue eyes remain vibrant.
His radiant complexion and youthful energy show his dedication to a healthy body and lifestyle. He was an outspoken advocate of the importance of maintaining one’s mental and physical health in old age.
Derek Jacobi relationship
Derek Jacobi, a well-known English actor, has been happily married to his partner, Richard Clifford, since March 2006.. Jacobi registered his civil partnership with theater director Richard Clifford just four months after civil partnership was made legal in the UK.
Clifford was 27 years old at the time and the couple has been together ever since. They live in West Hampstead, a neighborhood in northwest London. Jacobi is open about his sexuality and proud to be a gay man.
Derek Jacobi’s Net Worth
Derek Jacobi is a wealthy English actor and director who has an estimated net worth of $8 million. His fortune mainly stems from his long career in the entertainment industry. He appeared in numerous stage productions of William Shakespeare’s works, including well-known plays such as Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth. He also starred in Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekov and Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand.