Naveen Andrews is an actor who is both British and American. Naveen Andrews is best known for his role as Sayid Jarrah in the television series Lost (2004-2010), for which he received a Golden Globe Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
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Early Life and Childhood
Naveen Andrews was born on January 17, 1969, in Lambeth, London, United Kingdom age 53 years old as of 2022 and Naveen is a British-American citizen by nationality and follows the Christianity religion.
Similarly, his birth name is Naveen William Sidney Andrews and his birth sign is Capricorn currently, he is living in London. Naveen’s father and mother’s name is Stanley Andrews and Nirmala respectively.
His mother is a psychologist and his father is a businessman and both are immigrants from Kerala, India. Likewise, Naveen is the elder of two brothers and has had a lifelong interest in acting.
Talking about his educational background, Naveen attended Earlsfield Junior School on Tranmere Road. However, at the age of 16, he began a relationship with Geraldine Feakins, his 30-year-old mathematics teacher at Emanuel School.
Later, Andrews auditioned for drama school and was accepted to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where he studied alongside Ewan McGregor and David Thewlis.
Naveen is a British-American actor who has worked on a variety of shows and movies and has earned a considerable income via his work. Naveen’s estimated net worth is around $10 million.
Career and Professional Life
Regarding his career, Naveen started his career when he was just 5 years old. Naveen’s parents were informed by a teacher when he was five years old that he had expressed an interest in becoming an actor.
Naveen was accepted to London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama at the age of 16, alongside Ewan McGregor and David Thewlis. Naveen made his film debut in Hanif Kureshi’s London Kills Me (1991).
Moreover, Naveen appeared in The English Patient (1996), Mighty Joe Young (1998), Rollerball (2002), Bride and Prejudice (2004), Planet Terror (2007), The Brave One (2007), and Diana (2013).
This talented actor with expressive eyes has worked steadily throughout his career, becoming more well-known for his role as Sayid Jarrah in the popular television series Lost (2004).
Additionally, he provided the voice of Sabal in the video game Far Cry 4 in 2014. From 2015 to 2017, he played Jonas in the television series Sense8. Andrews co-starred in the Hulu limited series The Dropout in 2022 with Amanda Seyfried as Theranos COO Sunny Balwani.
Naveen has not endorsed any brand, nor has he promoted anything, nor has he been seen in any brand collaborations.
Awards and Nominations
Naveen received a Golden Globe Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his role as Sayid Jarrah in the television series Lost (2004-2010).
Also, The Evening Standard Drama Awards nominated Naveen for Most Promising Newcomer in 1993 for his role in Wild West (1992). He was nominated for best actor at the San Remo Film Festival for the BBC’s The Buddha of Suburbia (1993).
Andrews’ marriage to Geraldine Feakins lasted from 1985 to 1991. Geraldine was his mathematics teacher. Jaisal Andrews, their son, was born in 1992.
In 1998, he began a relationship with actress Barbara Hershey in Los Angeles. Andrews had a son named Naveen Joshua with Czech-French actress Elena Eustache during their brief separation in 2005. He and Hershey later settled but announced their divorce in 2010.
Andrews and Eustache had a long custody battle over their son, and on January 7, 2009, Andrews was granted sole legal and physical custody.
Andrews has spoken publicly about his alcoholism and two-year heroin addiction in the mid-1990s. He has spoken about a time when he collapsed on set and was treated by emergency personnel.
Talking about Naveen’s height he is 5 Feet 9 inches tall and weighs 79kg. Moreover, Naveen’s eyes and hair color both are black. Also, Naveen’s shoe size is 10(US).
Naveen is not active on social media. He likes to be present and keep his personal life private, hence he does not use any social networking sites. There are, however, some fake Naveen profiles, some of which have been suspended.