Samantha Barks Height, Weight, Age, Wiki, Biography, Net Worth, Facts

Samantha Barks is an English actress and singer best known for her portrayal of Éponine in the 2012 film version of Les Misérables, which earned her several accolades, including Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer. She first gained fame as a finalist in the BBC talent search show, I’d Do Anything, which was for a new, unknown lead to play Nancy in a West End revival of the British musical Oliver!. She has also starred in many theater productions, including City of Angels, Les Misérables, Honeymoon in Vegas, and Pretty Woman: The Musical.

Birth Name

Samantha Jane Barks

Nickname

Sam, Sam Barks

Profession

Actress, Singer

Nationality

British, Manx

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Samantha Barks was born on October 2, 1990 in Isle of Man, UK.

Age

She is currently 28 years old.

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

White

Education

Barks attended Laxey Primary School in Laxey and St Ninian’s High School, Douglas in Isle of Man.

Later, she joined The Arts Educational Schools (ArtsEd) in Chiswick, London, England for advanced study.

Family Details

  • Father – Richard Barks
  • Mother – Ann Barks
  • Siblings – Kim Barks (Older Sister), Carl Barks (Older Brother)

Marital Status

Single

Affairs

Samantha Barks had dated American singer, Nick Joans from 2011 to 2011 and began dating British model, David Gandy in early 2013, which didn’t last as well. They broke out in October 2013.

She has been dating English actor Richard Fleeshman since 2013.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 53 kg
  • In Pounds – 117 lbs

Body measurements

  • Measurements – 34-23-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 23 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Light Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 2 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Samantha made her feature film debut with the 2012 romantic musical drama film, Les Misérables, playing the role as Éponine alongside an ensemble cast, including Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne and Amanda Seyfried.

Television Debut

In 2008, Samantha competed in BBC’s talent show-themed television series I’d Do Anything as herself. She made it to the finals in a search for a new, unknown lead to play Nancy in a West End revival of the British musical Oliver!, in which she finished third.

Album Debut

Samantha released her debut album, “Looking in Your Eyes” in April 2007. Besides, she has also contributed to the soundtracks of many movies.

Famous For

For her stellar performance in the 2012 romantic musical drama film, Les Misérables.

Samantha Barks Favorites

  • Favorite Post Workout Snack – Strawberry Whey Hey high-protein low-calorie ice cream
  • Favorite Songs To Sing – Black Velvet, Johnny Cash songs, Elvis Presley songs

Samantha Barks Net Worth

Samantha Barks has a net worth of $2 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

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Samantha Barks Facts

She began training in Ballet, Modern and Tap forms of dancing when she was three years old.

Samantha studied Musical Theatre and Shakespeare at Arts Educational and Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, respectively.

In 2007, she participated in the Maltese International Song Competition and won the title of Best Foreign Singer. She also won the cash prize of €2000.

She moved to London at the age of 16 to pursue a career in singing.

She earned the role of Éponine in the 2012 film adaptation of Les Misérables over several renowned actors, such as Lea Michele, Scarlett Johansson and Taylor Swift.

In September 2009, Samantha launched a new Manx Ship called the Caly Manx in China.

She made her American solo concert debut in the summer of 2017 at Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York City.