Hugh Skinner - Updated Feb 2024

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Hugh Skinner

Hugh Skinner is one of the most popular actors in England. Hugh Skinner has starred in sitcoms “W1A” (2014–2017) and “The Windsors” (2016–present), and his appearances in musical films “Les Misérables” (2012) and “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” (2018).

Early Life

Hugh Skinner was born in London, England, the United Kingdom, on the 6th of January 1985. His full name is Hugh William Skinner and holds British nationality. According to the astrological chart, he has a birth sign of Capricorn and is currently 38 years old as of 2023.  Further, he belongs to English ethnicity.

The identity of his parents is yet missing on online websites. Very little information is information regarding his early childhood life and he also has not talked about whether he has any siblings or not in front of the public. As while, he grew up in London and Tunbridge Wells. Additionally, he also lived in Perth, Australia, for a year at age four.

Hugh Skinner – Education

Moving on to his academics, he went to Eastbourne College from 1998 to 2003. Later, he enrolled at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art to study acting and graduated in 2006.

Professional Career

Initially, Hugh Skinner joined the English Touring Theatre in 2007, and secured his first role in the play “French Without Tears.” Similarly, he additionally, appeared in other several plays such as “Senora Carrar’s Rifles,” performed at the Young Vic, and at the National Theatre, he was Viggo in the play “The Enchantment.”

After a couple of stage works, he made his acting debut as Felix Clare in the TV series “Tess of the d’Urbervilles” in 2008. He played the role of D in the play “Angry Young Man” in 2008 and in 2009 he performed in several plays, including “The Great Game” and “2 May 1997.”

He remained active on stage until 2015, appearing in a number of high-profile plays, including “‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore” as Giovanni in 2010, Tony in “You Can’t Take It With You” (2011-2012), Luis in “American Psycho” (2013-2014), and a double role in “The Trial” in 2015.

In 2013, he played the role of Barnes in the television film “The Wipers Times.” He portrayed the main role of Dr. Barnaby Ford in the 2014 miniseries “Our Zoo” appearing in 4 episodes. In 2014, he was cast as Will Humphries in the TV comedy series “W1A” (2014-2017), and in 2015, he played John in the comedic crime film “Kill Your Friends,” starring Nicholas Hoult, Thomas Conroy, and James Corden.

Caption: The poster of the comedy series, The Windsors (Source: IMDb)

He played the role of Wills in the comedy series “The Windsors” from 2016 to 2020.  Similarly, he was also featured in the period drama series “Harlots” playing the main role of Sir George Howard in series 1 and guest star in series 2 from 2017 to 2018.

Recent Works

Additionally, he also featured in several popular films, including the sequel to “Mamma Mia!,” “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” (2018), as Young Harry. He portrayed the role of Sunnyy in the 2019 film “Steven Berkoff’s Tell-Tale Heart.”

Later, he played the main role of Hugo Cavendish-Smyth in the 2020 television series “Little Birds” appearing in 6 episodes.  The same year, he provided the voice for the character Zog in the television film “Zog and the Flying Doctors.”

In December 2019, it was revealed that he would co-star with Danielle Macdonald and Joanna Lumley in the film “Falling for Figaro” which was released in theatre in 2021.

He appeared in the Radiohead music video for ‘If You Say The Word’ in September 2021. In 2022, he played the role of Oliver Alexander in the horror thriller film “The Invitation.”

He was seen playing the role of Prince Radovid in the fantasy drama series “The Witcher” in series 3. Moreover, he is currently working in upcoming movies “Wicked Little Letters” and “Real Love (Yes, It’s Real Love!).”

Net Worth 2023

As of 2023, this British actor’s net worth is $1 million while his yearly salary is unknown. While he has made a good living from his acting career.

Relationship Status

Hugh Skinner is openly gay and has not disclosed any specifics about his personal life as of now. He is currently single, and no information about his relationship, or affair has been released.

The actor is keeping himself away from scandals as well as rumours and maintaining a safe distance from such things which can harm his professional and acting career.

Body Measurements

Caption: Hugh Skinner posing for a photo (Source: IMDb)


In terms of his body measurement, he stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 74 kg. In addition, he has a pair of dark brown eyes with dark brown hair colour while his other body measurement is unknown.

Hugh Skinner – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@hughskinnerfanfic’ there are 569 followers. Meanwhile, there are 782 followers on his Twitter ‘@realhughskinner and he is not present on Facebook.