Howard Charles

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London, England
Birth Sign

London, England

Howard Charles is a well-known British actor. Moreover, Howard Charles is well-known for playing the role of Porthos in the BBC series, “The Musketeers” (2014-2016).

Early Life

Howard Charles came to the world On the 6th of September 1983, in Lond, England, the United Kingdom. Which makes him 39 years old and a British citizen by nationality. In addition, he has a birth sign of Virgo and practices Christianity religion. He belongs to the English-Jamaican ethnicity.

However, this British actor has not yet revealed his parents’ name and their professions. He is the only child of his parent and he has no siblings.

The actor studied at a local high school in England. Later, he studied at Kingston College. From 2002 to 2005, he earned an earning a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts (Acting) before returning to start the BA (Hons) in Acting for Stage and Media.

According to an online website, his parents were not supportive when Howard began his acting career. Still, they began to assist him after he started his acting training at the Drama Centre London. Moreover, he was awarded a Lady Rothermere Drama Award and a Leverhulme scholarship.

Professional Career

Initially, Howard Charles began his career in theatre by appearing in Blackta (The Young Vic), Macbeth (with the RSC), The Merchant of Venice (Royal Shakespeare Company), Enron (Chichester Festival Theatre, The Royal Court, West End), Painting A Wall (Finborough Theatre), The Hounding of David Olwale (various theatres including; Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Everyman Liverpool, Hackney Empire), Three Sisters (Manchester Royal Exchange), The Local Stigmatic (Edinburgh Festival), Les Jeudis (Centre Pompidou, Paris), Twelfth Night, The Lunatic Queen, Taniko, Measure for Measure, Le Cid, The Cherry Orchard, and The Winslow Boy.

He made his television debut in the 2008 British comedy-drama series “Beautiful People” playing the role of Adult Kyle in an episode. After two years, he made his big screen in the 2010 short movie “Standing By” playing the role of Tutus. He appeared in another short film “Sound” in the year 2011 playing the role of  Flynn.

He went on to play the role of Jack in the 2012 television show “Switch.” That same year, he played Conrad’s role in the TV movie “Black Forest.” Next year, he was seen playing the role of Albert in the 2013 European romantic comedy film “&ME.” The movie was written and directed by Norbert ter Hall and based on a novel by Oscar van den Boogaard.

Other acting appearances and voice roles

Howard Charles

Caption: Howard Charles in the role of Porthos in the BBC series, The Musketeers (Source: Metro UK)

He rose to fame after playing the role of Porthos du Vallon in the British period action drama program “The Musketeers.” The program was based on the characters from Alexandre Dumas’s 1844 novel “The Three Musketeers” and the program ran from 2014 to 2016.

Moreover, he continued to appear in television series such as “The Librarians” (2017), “The Widow” (2019), “The Red Line” (2019), “Liar” (2020), and “Alex Rider” (2020). During that period, he played Uruk in the 2018 sword and sorcery action-adventure film “The Scorpion King: Book of Souls” as well as a direct-to-video film.

His recent television works include “Shadow and Bone”(2021), “Whitstable Pearl” (2021), and “Top Boy” (2022). Besides acting, he has lent his voice to the video game character, Manu in 2015’s video game “Need for Speed” and Emperor in the videogame “Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun.”

Howard Charles – Net Worth 2023

As of January 2023, Charles’s net worth is $2 million. In addition, he makes most of his money from his acting roles in television series, movies, as well as video-games. However, his salary and his incomes are still a mystery at the moment.

Relationship Status

Howard Charles

Caption: Howard Charles with his girlfriend, Yazzmin Newell (Source: SHSTRENDZ)

Regarding his personal life, Howard Charles is currently dating his girlfriend, Yazzmin Newell. His girlfriend, Newell is also a well-known actress. There is no sign of their separation and if everything goes well, the couple may married soon in the upcoming years. However, the actor has not been a part of any kind of scandal, controversy, or rumors and is currently focused on his career.

Body Measurements

Howard Charles

Caption: Howard Charles posting for a photo (Source:

This actor is a good-looking smart and handsome man with a charming and dashing personality. Charles stands 6 feet 1 inch tall (1.85 m) and weighs around 78 kg (171 lbs). In addition, he has black hair with black eyes color and his body measurement measures 41-34-16 inches. The actor wears a shoe size of 11 US.

Howard Charles – Social Media

The actor is quite private when it comes to his personal life and doesn’t like to share information in public and media. Moreover, the actor is currently not present on any kinds of social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.