Will Sharpe is an actor, director, and also writer who hails from London, England. Will Sharpe rose to fame for working in the dramas, “Flowers”, “Giri/Haji”, and “the 2nd season of “The White Lotus”.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
The amazing actor’s full birth name is William Tomomori Fukuda Sharpe. His birthdate is 22nd September 1986 and his birthplace is Camden, London, England. Will’s present age is 36 years old whereas his zodiac sign is Virgo. He is British by his nationality, follows Christianity, and is of mixed (British and Japanese) ethnicity.
However, there is no information about his parents but it is known that his father is a businessman whereas his mother is a housewife. He was born in a middle-class family and his mother holds a Japanese nationality. Soon after his birth, his parents took him to Tokyo, Japan, and raised him there until the age of 8.
They returned back to the United Kingdom in the year 1994. There, the actor went on to study at Winchester College together with his brother. After completing his college studies, the English director went on to study classics at the University of Cambridge.
There, he was also the president of the Footlights Revue which made him gain standup comedy skills. Name of his brother is Arthur Sharpe who is a composer. His brother has written several kinds of music for the dramas like, “The Darkest Universe”, “Black Pond”, and “Flowers”.
Career and Professional Life
Sharpe’s professional career started taking off from the year 2008 and is still active at present. It was after he graduated in the year 2008 and went on to be a part of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
He spent a year at the RSC for the 2008 to 2009 season. Then, he got to be a part of several acts like “The Taming of the Shrew”, and “The Merchant of Venice”. In the drama, “The Tragedy of Thomas Hobbes”, he got the role of a young Isaac Newton.
Will also was present in the BBC medical film, “Casualty” as the character of Yuki Reid. In the year 2009, he worked on the short movie, “Cockroach” as a director and co-writer with his friend Tom Kingsley.
Their 1st feature-length movie was “Black Pond” which was displayed at the Prince Charles Cinema, in London in November 2011. Soon after that, the British actor got a co-nomination for a BAFTA Award for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director, or Producer for the same movie.
He is popular for his multi-tasking in the dark comedy movie, “Flowers” which was out on Channel 4 in 2016. Other actors who can be seen in the movie include Olivia Colman, Julian Barratt, Daniel Rigby, and Sophia Di Martino.
“Flowers” is a black comedy film that challenges mental health, and follows the 4 strange members of the Flowers family. The 1st series of the same movie became the victor of a BAFTA Television Award for its best-scripted comedy.
Likewise, its 2nd series was out in the year 2018 to widespread critical acclaim. The actor then went on to win a BAFTA Television Award in the year 2020 for his work as Rodney Yamaguchi in the BBC movie, “Giri/Haji”.
He again worked as a director and co-writer in the 2021 biographical comedy movie, “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain”. Then in the year 2022, he went in to work in the 2nd season of the HBO series, “The White Lotus”. It was set in Sicily where he acted as Ethan Spiller, a newly rich tech entrepreneur on break.
Will Sharpe – Net Worth 2023
The English actor has an estimated net worth of approximately $3 million US Dollars. He has not only gained immense fame but also an impressive amount of wealth being involved in the entertainment industry. Likewise, Sharpe’s annual salary is $2,579,451 as of the recent source.
He has been making this handsome amount of money being an amazing actor, director, and writer too. To this day, Will has worked in several films, and TV shows and even wrote several songs. In addition to this, he has won numerous awards and nominations for his outstanding work in the industry.
Talking about Will’s relationship status, he has been in a romantic relationship with beautiful Sophia Di Martino. She is beautiful and appeared in the 2021 television drama series “Loki” as Sylvie. According to them, the beautiful couple started dating each other from the year 2009.
However, the pair is not married yet but are already parents of two children. Their first child was born in the year 2019 and another in November 2021. It seems like both Will and Sophia feel okay about their present relationship status and are still very happy dating each other.
As for his health, the British director has type two bipolar disorder. In fact, portraying the lives of people who have been going through mental illness was his motive while creating the series “Flowers”.
Other than this, Will does not seem to be involved in any unwanted rumors and controversies. The English writer seems to be keeping a good distance between his personal life and professional life. Furthermore, the actor has been only concerned about his work and his family.
As for her physical statistics, Sharpe has an average body measurement which makes him look amazing. The British actor is 5 feet 10.2 inches (1.78 m) tall and weighs around 68.45 kg (150.8 lbs). Similarly, Will has a fair complexion with a pair of shiny brown eyes and short black hair.
He has a very charming face with a smart and attractive personality. In fact, the director has a strong and muscular body type. Moreover, the actor has a different clothing style which makes him more attractive and unique.
Even though he is an amazing and well-known TV artist, Will does not seem to be active on any social media platforms. The British actor neither is active on Instagram nor on Twitter. On the other side, his girlfriend who is more like his wife has been quite active on some online platforms.
Sophia has an Instagram account as well as a Twitter account. She joined Twitter in April 2011 where she has 108.1 thousand followers. As of February 2023, the British actress has gained 721 thousand of followers on Instagram. Furthermore, both actors are very popular on these platforms but only one is active there.