Jason Merrells Age, Wiki, Biography, Height, Weight, Net Worth, Girlfriend & More

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Jason Scott Merrells, born on November 2, 1968, in Epping, Essex, is a versatile English actor renowned for a myriad of memorable roles on television, including his stints in popular series like “Casualty,” “Cutting It,” “Waterloo Road,” and “Emmerdale.” Beyond acting, Merrells has also explored directing, writing, and even painting, making him a multi-talented artist.

Jason Merrells Wiki & Biography

Name Jason Merrells
Nickname Jason
Date Of Birth November 2, 1968
Age 54 Years
Birth Place Epping, United Kingdom
Gender Male
Profession Actor, Director, Writer
Debut Film Debut – Trick or Treat (2019)

TV Show – River City (2002)

Famous For Famous for starring in Cutting It (2002)
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality English
Religion Not Known

Jason Merrell’s Net Worth

Salary Not Known
Net Worth USD $10 Million Approx

Height, Weight, and Color

Height in cm 179 cm
Height in Meters 1.79 m
Height in Feet Inches 5 feet 10 inches
Weight Not Known
Body Type Average
Body Measurement Not Known
Waist Size Not Known
Shoe Size Not Known
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Black

Jason Merrell’s Family and Relatives

Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Brothers Simon Merrells
Sisters Not Known
Boyfriends / Girlfriends Emma Lowndes(2012)


Jason Merrell with his girlfriend Emma
Jason Merrell with his girlfriend Emma

Zerlina Hughes (m. 2002-2010)

Jason Merrell with his ex-girlfriend Zerlina
Jason Merrell with his ex-girlfriend Zerlina

Judith Hurley (m. 1991-1999)

Marital Status Dating
Partner Not Known
Sons Jackson Merrells
Daughters Camilla Merrells, Gina Merrells


Jason Merrell with his children
Jason Merrell with his children

Jason Merrells Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification Chichester University
School Buckhurst Hill County High School
College & University Not Known

Favourites Things Of Jason Merrells

Favorite Colour Not Known
Favorite Actor Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Food Not Known
Favorite TV Shows Not Known
Favorite Movie Not Known
Favorite Pets Not Known
Hobbies Not Known
Favorite Destination Not Known

Jason Merrell

Interesting Facts About Jason Merrells

  • Growing up in a family with artistic inclinations—his elder brother, Simon Merrells, is also an actor—Jason attended Buckhurst Hill County High School and later enrolled at Chichester University to study fine art.
  • Jason lives between London and the North East of England. He has had two marriages, the second of which was to Zerlina Hughes, with whom he shares a son and a daughter.
  • From his first marriage to Judith Hurley, he has two daughters. Currently, he is partnered with Emma Lowndes, and they have a daughter together.
  • Merrells’ acting career began modestly in 1994 with a minor role in the film “To Die For.”
  • However, he soon climbed the ladder of recognition with a three-year stint in “Casualty” as Matt Hawley.
  • His role in the iconic series “Queer as Folk” in 1999 marked a departure from his earlier roles, showcasing his range as an actor.
  • It was his role as Gavin Ferraday in “Cutting It” that catapulted him to mainstream success, a role that showcased the intricacies of marital relationships and infidelity.
  • Following this, Merrells became a household name, even making appearances on shows like “Mastermind,” “This Morning,” and “Loose Women.”
  • Merrells further extended his repertoire by taking on the role of Head Teacher Jack Rimmer in “Waterloo Road,” and then shifted gears to portray the calculating businessman Declan Macey in “Emmerdale.”
  • For his depiction of Declan, he was nominated for “Villain of the Year” at the 2011 British Soap Awards.
  • Not one to be typecast, Merrells has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company and has even embarked on directing ventures, completing his first short film, “Le Petit Mort,” in 2007.
  • He has also delved into creative writing, working on his first novel.
  • In 2016, Merrells hinted at a possible return to “Emmerdale,” and given his varied career, it’s exciting to think about what else may be in store for this versatile performer.

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