Hugh Laurie
Hugh Laurie
Celebrated Name: Hugh Laurie
Real Name/Full Name: James Hugh Calum Laurie
Gender: Male
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: June 11, 1959
Birth Place: Blackbird leys, Oxford, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 94 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Jo Green
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Rebecca Augusta Laurie, Charles Archibald Laurie, and William Albert Laurie)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Hugh Laurie Gay?: No
Profession: Actor, singer, comedian, director, and author
Salary: $600k per episode
Net Worth in 2024:: $45 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Hugh Laurie is a British comic actor, singer, director, and author. Hugh is best known for his role in the television series House. He is also famous for winning two Golden Globe Awards for his work in the television series Dr. House in which he played the role of Dr. House.

Maybe you know about Hugh Laurie very well, but do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Hugh Laurie’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Hugh Laurie was born on 11 June 1959 in Blackbird Leys, Oxfordshire in the United Kingdom. He is the son of William George Ronald Mundell ‘Ran’ Laurie and Patricia Laurie. His father was a physician and winner of the Olympic gold medal in the London Games. Hugh is the youngest of the four siblings. He two older sisters named Janet and Susan and a brother named Charles Alexander Lyon Mundell Laurie.

Hugh went to the Dragon School. Later, he attended a private school, Ethan College. After that, he got admission at Selwyn College in the year 1978. He specialized in social anthropology and also studied archaeology. In the year 1981, he earned a degree from Cambridge University.

Personal Life

Hugh Laurie met the actress Emma Thompson in the year 1978 when he was working in the Cambridge Footlights. They started dating after that, but their relationship does not last long, and they broke up in 1982.

Later, Hugh got married to theatre administrator Jo Green in the year 1989 in London. The couple welcomed their son Charles a year before their marriage. Then, she gave birth to their second son Williams in the year 1991. In 1992, the couple became the parent of a girl named Rebecca.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on June 11, 1959, Hugh Laurie is 65 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 94 kg.


Laurie served as the president of Cambridge’s Footlight Club. Later, he met the actor Stephen Fry. and they collaborated on The Cellar Tapes. After that, he started writing and performing on the television sketch comedy program Alfresco, along with Ben Elton, Emma Thompson, and Robbie Coltrane. Hugh also performed and wrote 26 episodes of A Bit of Fry and Laurie.

Hugh also played the role of brilliant but rude Dr. Gregory House in the American television drama house Dr. House that makes him famous all around the world. He also played several supporting roles in the motion pictures that make him memorable in the entertainment industry.

He also makes an appearance in the Stuart Little, Sense and Sensibility, The Oranges, and Flight of the Phoenix and many more. In the year 2016, he also played the role of the villainous arms dealer in The Night Manager for which he won the Golden Globe Award. Hugh also provided the voice for different characters in the movie and television cartoons.

Awards & Achievements

There is a long list of awards and nominations received by Hugh Laurie. He won Golden Globe Award for the Best Supporting Actor in the year 2017. In the year 2006, he again won Golden Globe Award in the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for Best Actor – Television Series Drama.

He has been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards six times. Hugh also won Screen Actors Guild Awards in the year 2007 and 2008. He also won two Satellite Awards in the Best Actor-Television Series Drama category. There are lots of awards received by him for his fantastic work and performances that include People’s Choice Award, Teen Choice Awards, Television Critics Association Awards, and many more.

Net Worth & Salary of Hugh Laurie in 2024

Hugh Laurie Net Worth
Hugh Laurie Net Worth

As of July 2024, the British actor has an estimated net worth of around $45 million. He received about $300k – $700k per episode for his television shows. Hugh Laurie also purchased a house in Beverly Hills in the year 2008 for $2 million. Apart from this, Hugh also has luxurious cars and properties that help to increase his net worth effectively. Hugh also has a collection of bikes and cars that add more value to his wealth.

Hugh Laurie is a British actor, director, and author who earn success and popularity due to his work in several movies and television series. He is well known for his role in the Fox medical drama House that also helps him to won several awards and nominations. He gains high wealth and success for his amazing performances in his entire career.

Hugh is a happily married and spending a luxurious life with his wife and children. Hugh is active on several social media platforms that help to grow his popularity all over the world.


  1. One ofthe most talented and intelligent people around! Great actor,both in comedy with his buddy Stephen Fry and of course a wonderful serious dramatic actor in the tv series House! The night Manager was a triumph and just about everything he touches turns to gold! Writer,director fabulous musician. Plays sax,piano,guitar harmonica drums etc. you name it he can do it! A real treasure for Britain & the world!


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