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Jameela Jamil

Model (person) / Radio Personality / Television Actress / Television Presenter / Journalist | * 02/25/1986 (36) | Hampstead, London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
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Jameela Alia Jamil (born 25 February 1986) is a British actress and presenter. She began her career on Channel 4, where she hosted a pop culture series in the T4 strand from 2009 until 2012. She then became the radio host of The Official Chart, and was co-host of The Official Chart Update alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1. She was the first solo female presenter of the BBC Radio 1 chart show. In 2016, Jamil relocated to the United States. She played Tahani Al-Jamil in the NBC fantasy comedy series The Good Place. She is also the host of the TBS late night game show in The Misery Index and as one of the judges of voguing reality competition show Legendary. In 2022, Jamil worked on two superhero projects: the animated film DC League of Super-Pets and the Marvel Cinematic Universe television series She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. ()
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Jameela Jamil is an English born actress, writer, DJ, model and radio host. She was discovered at 22 years old when she was teaching English in London, UK. Her first job in media was a main host on T4, the UK's leading youth entertainment show where she made a name for herself interviewing famous actors and musicians. She also became a journalist for Cosmopolitan Magazine and the Huffington Post. After 2 years she became the face of Maybelline and Nails Inc and in 2012, she released her own clothing line after much success in the fashion industry and having shot for both British and American Vogue, Glamour Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine and Japanese teen vogue. 2012 also saw her nominated for the PPA and BSME awards for her writing. Later that year she was recruited by BBC Radio 1, to host her own show on their network, which would lead to a promotion in 2013, where she made history as the first woman in its 60 years on air, to host the Official Chart on the esteemed radio station. With much success, including several awards for radio and a growing DJ career she stayed on at the network until 2015, when she left to pursue a writing career in the United States. After signing as a comedy writer at 3ARTS and being taken on by UTA, in spite of never having acted before, she was sent to audition for Mike Schur's latest project on NBC, The Good Place, to star opposite Ted Danson and Kristen Bell.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Animation | Talk-Shows

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Awards & Nominations for Jameela Jamil

100 Women (BBC)

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Movies with Jameela Jamil as Actress(7)

TV Shows/Series with Jameela Jamil as Actress(15)

as Mary MacPherran / Titania2022 She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
as Sultana (voice)2020 Animaniacs
as Herself - Judge2020 Legendary
as Roxie (voice)2020 Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous
as Sloane (voice)2020 Crossing Swords
as Herself - Host2019 The Misery Index
as Gandra Dee (voice)2017 DuckTales
as W.A.N.D.A. (voice)2017 DuckTales
as Tahani Al-Jamil2016 The Good Place
as Herself - Contestant2013 The Great Comic Relief Bake Off
as herself2010 Conan
as Herself - Presenter2005 Playing It Straight
as herself1997 The View

Additional Information

Full Name: Jameela Jamil
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Tuesday, 02/25 1986 (February) in Hampstead, London, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 36 years + 282 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Employer: Channel 4, BBC
Other names for Jameela Jamil (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"자밀라 자밀"
Jameela Jamil frequently works together with these people:
Keith Ferguson (27x, Actor)
Eric Bauza (17x, Actor)
Kari Wahlgren (14x, Actress)
Fred Tatasciore (12x, Actor)
Corey Burton (7x, Actor)
April Winchell (7x, Actress)
Kimberly Brooks (7x, Actress)
Carlos Alazraqui (6x, Actor)
Laura Bailey (6x, Actress)
Rob Paulsen (5x, Actor)
Megan Amram (5x, Crew)
Jared Stern (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:206475, Added: 07/24/2018, Last updated: 11/20/2022