Adam Brinley Woodyatt is a British actor who was born on June 28, 1968. He has played the role of Ian Beale on the BBC soap opera EastEnders since the show’s beginning in 1985, for which he is most known.
Adam Woodyatt Early life
Woodyatt was born in Walthamstow on June 28, 1968, and he grew up in east London. He attended Forest School in Walthamstow, northeast London, on the edge of Epping Forest, where his classmates included future comedy writer Sharat Sardana and cricket captain Nasser Hussain, and the Sylvia Young Theatre School. Llanidloes High School in Llanidloes, Wales was another of his educational stops.
Adam Woodyatt Net Worth
Adam is one of the United Kingdom’s highest-paid soap actors. We calculated that Adam Woodyatt has a net worth of $5 million based on data from Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.
Adam Woodyatt Wife
Adam Woodyatt and Beverley Sharp tied the knot in 1998, as far as we can tell. Adam Woodyatt is now single (as of 12 January 2023) and is not seeing anyone.
Adam Woodyatt does not appear to have any previous relationships documented. We could use your assistance in compiling Adam Woodyatt’s dating history.
Adam Woodyatt Career
When Woodyatt was just 13 years old, he made his National Theatre debut in On the Razzle, a play by Tom Stoppard. After graduating from Sylvia Young Theatre School, Woodyatt had appearances in two children’s television series in 1983: the BBC’s The Baker Street Boys and ITV’s The Witches and the Grinnygog.
Before joining the cast of the popular BBC soap show EastEnders, he took a break from acting to work as a butcher in Wales. Woodyatt has become the longest-serving male cast member in EastEnders, despite not intending to stay for more than a year. The British Soap Awards presented him with a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his long career in the role of Ian Beale in 2013.
Woodyatt is no stranger to BBC game shows or charity events, having made appearances on series like A Question of Sport, Robot Wars (where he won the Celebrity Special with the robot Pussycat), and Children in Need. Woodyatt portrayed the Wicked Queen’s servant in a 2015 pantomime of Snow White at the Wyvern Theatre in Swindon.
Woodyatt said, “Performing in front of an audience is so different to camera – I adore the reaction of the audience,” when asked why he decided to participate in the show. The Wyvern Theatre has a history of producing excellent pantomimes, and I can’t wait to spend the holiday season there.
How Does Adam Woodyatt Earn His Living?
Everyone knows Adam from his long run on the popular daytime drama, but he has also dabbled in film, theater, and photography!
At only 13 years old, the actor has already appeared in five professional performances because to his passion for the theater. In 2017, it was reported that he earned £260,000 per year to play Ian Beale on television.