Johnny Flynn – Age, Height, Biography, Movies, Wife, Career, Net Worth

Johnny Flynn is an 39 years old British actor, singer, Musician & Song writer started his career as an actor and made his debut in the year 2005, then due to his wide interest in music released his first album song in 2011.

Recently Johnny Flynn is very popular for appearing in movies & Tv series like Operation Mincemeat (2021), The Outfit (2022), Emma. (2020), Lovesick (2014-2018) & many more.

In this article you will find out everything about British actor Johnny Flynn – Age, Height, Biography, Movies, Girlfriend, Early & professional life, Net Worth.

Johnny Flynn Bio

Full NameJohnny Flynn
Birth NameNA
ProfessionActor + Singer +
Musician + Songwriter
Date of Birth14 March 1983
Age39 years old as of 2022
Birth PlaceJohannesburg, South Africa
HometownLondon, England
SchoolPilgrims School, Winchester, England
Bedales School, Petersfield, England
UniversityWebber Douglas Academy of
Dramatic Art, London, England
Zodiac SignPisces
Net Worth$ 3 million
Salary (per annum)NA
SpouseBeatrice Minns (m. 2011)
ParentsEric Flynn,
Caroline Forbes
Jerome Flynn,
Daniel Flynn,
Kerry Flynn

John Patrick Vivian Flynn is a British actor and Singer, Songwriter, musician born on 14th March 1983, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

He is the owner of the band Johnny Flynn and The Sussex Wit where he is the Lead Singer and Songwriter.

He is the son of Eric Flynn, who was an actor who specialized in musicals and Caroline Forbes.

He has two brothers Jerome Flynn, who is a Singer and Actor as well, Daniel Flynn.

His sister Kerry Flynn, who is a journalist. He started to sing in his young age itself, he sang in the Winchester College chapel choir.

In the age of eleven, he became the fan of Bob Dylan, after listening to his record, Freewheelin.

Johnny is now the front-man of the English folk band, “Johnny Flynn And The Sussex Witt.”

His band has released three albums, “A Larum” (2008), “Been Listening” (2010) and “Country Mile” (2013).

Johnny Flynn - Age, Height, Biography, Movies, Wife, Career, Net Worth


Flynn was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. At the age of two he moved with his family to the UK.

He won a music scholarship for singing in the chapel choir for to Pilgrims School, an independent school in the city of Winchester in Hampshire.

From that scholarship he got the chance to learn Violin and Trumpet instruments.

He won the second music scholarship by teaching guitar for himself, to Bedales School, an independent school in the village of Steep, near the market town of Petersfield, also in Hampshire.

Later, to study Acting he moved to Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.

These many are the information we have about his Education. He has not mentioned anything about his college and more.

Early life

Johnny Flynn born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is the son of Eric Flynn, who was an actor who specialized in musicals and Caroline Forbes.

He grew up with his two brothers Jerome Flynn, who is a Singer and Actor as well, Daniel Flynn and a sister, Kerry Flynn.

At the age of two he moved to UK with his whole family.

Then he joined Pilgrims School, an independent school in the city of Winchester in Hampshire, for which he won a music scholarship, where he sang in the chapel choir and was required.

From that scholarship he got the chance to learn the instruments violin and trumpet, which helped for his band.

Later he won the second music scholarship for Bedales School, an independent school in the village of Steep, by learning guitar by himself.

He has kept his family information much private. He has not disclosed much about his early life.

Personal life

Johnny is married to Beatrice Minns in 2011. He has is own story of how he fell in love with her.

He had a simpler path. He met his wife, Beatrice Minns, as a fellow sixth-former at Bedales, and she made an immediate impact.

For that he stated as “I was very shy as a teenager but completely in love with her.

There was just something about her that I felt a real connection to.”

Now they are the parents of three children and the names of them are unknown.

Professional life

Johnny was a multitalented person who was into music, acting fields and also he has given so many stage performances in some bands and also acted in so many television series.

A single is a song that has been released, usually ahead of time, to promote an album in most cases. An EP stands for ‘Extended Play’ which is a half-length album released by a band or artist His some of the Singles and EPs are Sweet William(2009), Detectorists Theme(2014), Queen Bee(2020) – soundtrack of Emma.

Home & Dry (For the Fishing Industry Safety Group) (2021), Coins for the Eyes with Robert Macfarlane (2022). He has made his appearance in a famous magazine called Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow in 2005.

He has casted in the television series Murder in Suburbia, Holby City and Kingdom. To make a name for yourself he took the chance of acting the role of Dolf Vega in the film Crusade in Jeans (2006).

He was casted as CharlieIn in 2011 for the movie Lotus Eaters. In 2011, for the film A Bag of Hammers, Flynn’s music has been used.

He took the main character in Song One, an American romantic drama film, with Anne Hathaway. In 2012 he acted in the filmSomething in the Air.

In 2014, Flynn played the lead role of Dylan in the British rom-com TV series Scrotal Recall which aired on Channel 4.

After finding success on Netflix, the streaming network went on to commission a second series of 8 episodes, without Channel 4’s involvement, which was made available globally on the streaming network in November 2016 under the new name Lovesick.

The show’s third series arrived on Netflix on 1 January 2018. In 2015 he was casted as Christopher Giles for the film Clouds of Sils Maria and acted in the role of Tonkey in the film A Smallholding. In 2016 he was starred as Arthur in the film Love Is Thicker Than Water.

He also acted in short films like Contractor 014352 in 2017. In a National Geography’s show called Genius in 2017, he was the younger Albert Einstein.

Also in 2017, he played Pascal Renouf, a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders in director/writer Michael Pearce’s debut dark thriller Beast, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and was released in the UK on 27 April 2018.

He was as Pascal Renouf in the film Beast in 2017. In the ITV and Amazon Studios television serial adaptation of Vanity Fair, Flynn played William Dobbin. He also played Felix Tholomyès in the BBC miniseries adaptation of Les Miserables.

In 2019 he acted as Frank in Cordelia. In 2020, he starred in Emma, Autumn de Wilde’s ( is an American photographer and film director best known for her portraiture and commercial work photography of musicians, as well as her music video works) adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel of the same name, alongside Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Nighy, and Josh O’Connor.

He wrote the song Queen Bee, which was released as a single along with the film. He played the character of Rory Lomax, in the British film The Dig, which was released in Netflix.

His latest projects include a heist musical starring Will Poulter and Naomi Ackie, titled The Score. He has also been cast as Dickie Greenleaf for Showtime’s new TV series of Ripley, to star Andrew Scott.

In the film Operation Mincemeat he was casted as Ian Fleming, in 2021. His recent films also includes The Outfit which is released in 2022, he acted as Francis in the film.

His famous music albums made Flynn a famous singer. The album lists are as follows

A Larum (2008),

Been Listening (2010),

A Film Score of a Bag of Hammers (2012),

Country Mile (2013),

Live in Washington DC (2014),

Sillion (2017),

Live at the Roundhouse (2018) – credited to Johnny Flynn,

The Sussex Wit Lost in the Cedar Wood (2021) – credited to Johnny Flynn and Robert Macfarlane.

Physical Appearance

Height – 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 m)

Weight – 75 kg (165 lbs)

Skin Tone – Light

Hair color – Brown

Eye color – Blue

Net Worth & Salary

Johnny Flynn, a famous Actor, Musician, Singer, Songwriter, these things would be his primary income source. His net worth is USD $3 million (approx).


In 2013, he got Ian Charleson Awards for romantic comedy Twelfth Night.

In 2013 again for the same film he was awarded in WhatsOnStage Award for Best Ensemble Performance in.


Flynn is a painfully shy person and this may have gotten in the way of his career at certain points. He told The Guardian, “I’m very shy and I get quite overwhelmed.

Flynn has scars on his face from an attack by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier when he was a child in South Africa. At present he and his family is living in East London.