Jameela is something more than a famous model and an actress, she is also a powerful influencer and activist. Even though she had to conquer several serious diseases, including anorexia, she showed herself as a great fighter. For instance, her project “Why Not People?” is dedicated to entertaining people, regardless of their skills and abilities.
Date of Birth: February 25, 1986
Zodiac sign: Pisces
A screenwriter, a volunteer, and a radio presenter — these are other career roles of Ms. Jamil. But what about her personal life? Let’s get to know some interesting details!
Jameela Jamil parents
Ali Jamil (father)
The model’s father was Indian but lived in England for a long time. Unfortunately, Jameela does not just provide the media with a lot of details about her father: she does not communicate with him.
What is the reason for such a decision? When Jameela was a teenager, she had a lot of problems with anorexia. However, her parents were fat-phobic and didn’t help her conquer this disease. That’s why the former model is so against Photoshop and modern beauty trends.
Shireen Jamil (mother)
Date of Birth: 1956
The star’s mother was from Pakistan, and that is the only fact known about her early life.
Shireen also has a negative attitude to over-weighed people and fat in general. So, Jameela has stopped communicating with her as well, because mother did not help her daughter cope with the most complicated period of her life: “jutting hip bone” was more important than academic progress.
This lady helped Shireen’s Law become valid and legal: according to it, there are no time limitations on the reporting about the cases of home abuse. She is also a vocal campaigner against domestic violence.
After a decade of violence Shireen left her husband in the mid-1990s.
Jameela Jamil siblings
Adnandus Dyzantae (older brother born to same parents)
He dropped out from school in 17 and wrote a book of poems The Ill Literate. He was diagnosed with a mental illness at 24 and has an absence of concentration. Adnan also composes music and lives in Hampstead, UK.
Jameela Jamil boyfriend
James Blake (boyfriend)
Duration of Relationship: 2015 – present time
Date of Birth: September 26, 1988
Zodiac sign: Libra
The life of James is completely connected with the music industry: apart from being a musician, he has also succeeded as a record producer and a songwriter. Besides, this start is a talented multi-instrumentalist.
James released several albums, including Assume Form. During his career, Mr. Blake has had collaborations with Bon Iver and Mount Kimbie.
The singer has won several awards. For instance, he can be proud of his Mercury Prize and Grammy Award.
Before his relationship with Jameela, James dated Theresa Wayman.
Jameela Jamil children
Jameela Jamil does not have any children
In 2019, the celebrity shared that once she had an abortion. Jameela mentioned she had no regrets of that decision because she was not ready to raise a baby at that period: no financial, psychological, and emotional “strengths”.