Adam Woodyatt is an English actor popular for starring in the BBC soap opera EastEnders as Ian Beale. He played in the show from 1985 to 2021.

Woodyatt has taken break from the long-running soap and has agreed to appear in the musical drama My Fair Lady. He will reportedly earn huge amount.

Read the article to know everything about him in detail.

Adam Woodyatt Bio and Wiki

Adam was born Adam Brinley Woodyatt on 28 June 1968, in Walthamstow, London, England. He is 56 years old.

He is the youngest child of his parents are Maureen Woodyatt (mother) and Brinley Woodyatt (father). His father was a policeman who died from cancer aged 58.

Woodyatt’s father had very terrible moods and used to be so harsh on his son. He even hid Adam’s identity among police and sometimes didnt talk him for several months.

Adam Woodyatt
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He spent his childhood in east London and attended Forest School, the Sylvia Young Theatre School and Llanidloes High School, Llanidloes, Wales.

Who are Adam’s Mon and Dad?

His mother’s name is Maureen Woodyatt and his father was Brinley Woodyatt. Adam is their only child. His parents married when he was 7 years old and lived in Chingford, Essex.

They had a very weired relationship as his father always acted abnormal and wanted everything to be perfect. He would not talk to them for months if something went wrong.

Adam didnt have a normal father-son relationship with Brinley. He even didn’t let Maureen tell Adam that his parents were married previously and he also had half-siblings.

His father abandoned them and left home in 1985. His mother filed for divorce from Brinley for unreasonable behaviour.

Does he have siblings?

Adam Woodyatt is the only child of his parents but hehalf half-siblings born from his parents’ past affairs. However, he never knew about it until his parents’ divorce.

His father had warned his mother to not tell about their past marriages and children. Adam has half-brothers from his mother and father’s previous marriages. From his mother’s side, he has two half-brothers named Keith Grover and Jon.

He also has two half-brothers Peter and Paul from his father’s marriage with ex-wife Rosemary.

Who is Adam Woodyatt’s wife?

The 5ft 9 inches tall British actor Adam got married to dancer Beverley Sharp at Disney World, Florida on 8 April 1998. They have two children named Jessica Jade and Samuel James.

Adam Woodyatt with ex-wife Beverly Sharp and their two children

The couple lived in Southam, Warwickshire. The couple launched a gin brand, Neat Gin in 2017.

After 22 years of marriage, the couple announced that they are getting a divorce in 2020. As per the reports, Adam walked away from the house without informing Beverley and didnot return.

Their son Samuel is also an actor who also appeared in an episode of EastEnders as a police officer.

Adam Woodyatt Net worth and Earnings

The EastEnders star Adam Woodyatt has a net worth of $2 Million. He reportedly earned  £200-£249k while working for EastEnders.

Adam’s father had a seven-bedroom house in seven acres in Mid Wales and had two yachts, cars but never had a good childhood as his never bought him anything.

He started making his own earnings through commercials when he was 7.

In August 2022, he agreed to play the role of Eliza Doolittle’s dustman dad Alfred in My Fair Lady and would earn almost £500,000 from the show.

He will appear in 158 episodes and will make nearly £3,500 from one episode.

Moreover, Adam also appeared with singers Charlotte Kennedy and Lesley Garrett in a UK tour where he was paid £2,000 a show, plus additional paycheck with ticket sales.

He would earn another £750 on 70 percent ticket sales and another at 85 per cent.

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