Neil Jackson is an English actor and writer who has taken part in several television series and films. He is probably best known for his role as Marcus on “Blade: The Series“ and Sasha on “Make It or Break It.“
Before he became a full-time actor, he was an ex-personal trainer and an amateur boxing champion. This speaks enough in favor of his diverse talents.
Check out his career path, net worth, and relationship. Here are all the essential information about his professional and personal life.
Neil first professional acting job was a UK national touring production of Strindberg’s classic Miss Julie. Later that year, he understudied the leading role as Jean in the West End production.
A big break happened when Oliver Stone cast him as Perdiccas in Alexander alongside Colin Farrell and Angelina Jolie.
Jackson took part in a TV series “Cold Case” as a guest actor in episode “Sandhogs” of Season 4. He portrayed “Donny,” the victim that was killed in a cave-in by his brother-in-law. He also made guest appearances on popular TV shows “How I Met Your Mother,” “CSI: Miami,” as well as in “Stargate: Atlantis.”
He was the main character in a movie written by himself named “The Passage.” It was shot in Marocco, and the other main character portrayed Stephen Dorff.
Neil starred as the chauffeur Harry Spargo in the BBC revival of “Upstairs, Downstairs.” Jackson was cast in the lead role of Sir Percy Blakeney/The Scarlet Pimpernel in Fairbanks Productions’ adaptation of the classic tale scheduled for 2012.
English actor has a lot of supporting roles such as Mr. Slate in for the Bond film “Quantum of Solace” that was shot in Panama. He was Sasha Belov in “Make It or Break” and Lucas Hellinger, a Blackout conspirator, on the show “FlashForward.”
There are some projects scheduled for the future, too. Neil has managed to secure the central cast role in an upcoming American drama web television series, based on the DC’s Stargirl which was scheduled for 2020.
An interesting fact is that Neil Jackson pursued competitive boxing for a short time and managed to win gold at light-middleweight before he entered the entertainment world.
Neil Jackson Net Worth 2019
Since Neil entered the professional space, he never had a gap year with work. Hardworking and determined English actor earned a treasure out of the acting career. It is estimated that his net worth is as high as 65 million dollars.
Neil is said to be a serious and loyal man. He has been in a relationship with the same person for more than ten years now. His girlfriend is a host, author, survival expert, and stunt performer, Kylie Furneaux. He met her at the set of Blade where she was teaching him his fight scenes.
However, at some moment, it is rumored that Neil Jackson is gay, but there are no published facts based on truth.
Neil Jackson was born 5 March 1976, in Luton, Bedfordshire, England, the UK. His parents’ names are Dennis Jackson and Evelyn Jackson. Neil comes from a huge family since he has three brothers.
After Harlington Upper School where he studied Drama, Jackson enrolled at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. He graduated in 1998. He also went to Michael Armstrong’s Acting Academy and graduated in 2002.