Jamie Clayton

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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California

The Netflix series “Sense8” is where Jamie Clayton, an American model and actor, is best known for her work. She was raised in San Diego, California, where she was born. She started out in the makeup industry. Jamie has been transsexual from infancy, and in order to succeed in the profession, she had to overcome many difficult challenges. She began her career as a makeup artist and presenter, yet she was still able to acquire significant TV parts. She was offered the role of “Kyla” in the third season of the HBO series “Hung” after making an appearance as a presenter on the “Vh1” program “TRANSform Me.” She then made a lead appearance in the television series “Dirty Work.” She made numerous TV appearances, including in the shows “Are We There Yet?” “Hustling,” and “Scissr.” Additionally, she was given the chance to play a casting director in the movie “The Neon Demon.”

Early Childhood & Life

Jamie Clayton was reared in San Diego, California, and was born on January 15, 1978. Her mother, Shelley Clayton, was an event coordinator, while her father, Howard Clayton, worked as a defense lawyer.
She was raised alongside Toni, her sister. Later, Jamie relocated to New York. She had never considered becoming an actor; instead, she had always imagined herself as a makeup artist.

The Career of Jamie Clayton

Jamie began working as a makeup artist. She was also hosting the “Vh1” program “TRANSform Me” at the same time. The reality program in America debuted on March 15, 2010. Three transgender women stylists were in charge of giving three girls new looks.

She was hired for the HBO series “Hung” the following year. ‘Kyla,’ a recurring part, was offered to Jamie. ‘HBO’ broadcast the comedy-drama series from June 28, 2009, to December 4, 2011. She participated in the show’s third season.

Jamie made an appearance in the comedy web series “Dirty Work” in 2012. She played the title character, Michelle, in the Fourth Wall Studios-produced television series.

Jamie was given the role of “Carla Favers” in the American sitcom “Are We There Yet?” as a result of the popularity of her prior series. The “The Wrong Way Episode” episode featured her. The series was based on the eponymous full-length movie from 2005.

Clayton had an appearance as “Nadya” in the “Hustling” episode “Sugar” from the year 2013. The show tracked the opulent lifestyle of a man who worked in the porn industry and showed what happened to him as he aged.
She received an offer to play “Niamh” in the television series “Scissr” in 2014. The web series focused on relationships between lesbians.

She was cast as “Nomi Marks” in the American science-fiction web series “Sense8” in 2015. The 24-episode series, which ran from 2015 to 2018, was broken up into two seasons. Both critics and viewers gave the program favorable reviews, and it also took home the “GLAAD Media Award” for “Outstanding Drama Series.”

Jamie finally made her big-screen debut in 2016 with the suspenseful psychological thriller “The Neon Demon.” In the movie, she portrayed a casting director. A adolescent girl’s quest to become a supermodel was the subject of the movie.

She received a role in the Canadian police procedural TV show “Motive” in the latter part of 2016. Approximately 1.23 million people watched the series on the day it debuted. In the episode “The Dead Name,” Clayton portrayed “Avery Bowman.” The idea behind the show was somewhat similar to that of “Columbo,” where the murderer and victim were identified right away in each episode, and the rest of the story focused on finding the offender.

In the 2017 release of the British psychological crime thriller “The Snowman,” Jamie played the role of “Edda.” The movie was adapted on Jo Nesbo’s book of the same name. The movie’s plot told the story of a guy and his son who was not his biological child.

Jamie portrayed “Dr. Ryan” in the drama-thriller film “The Chain” that same year. The protagonist of the movie had to commit a murder in order to work for a firm that helped suicide.

Individual Life of Jamie Clayton

Being transgender, Jamie Clayton never felt the need to conceal who she really is. She never felt ashamed to be who she really was and was glad to be a member of the LGBTQ community.

She is attracted to both men and women and is not married. None of them corroborated the rumor that she had dated Keanu Reeves, the star of the movie “The Matrix,” at one point.
Although Jamie is a model as well, she is now honing her acting abilities. She wants people to appreciate her for her work rather than to criticize her for who she is.

Estimated Net Worth of Jamie Clayton

The estimated net worth of Jamie Clayton is around $1 million.