Scottish actor Alec Newman who is notable for portraying Paul Atreides in the 2000 miniseries adaptation Frank Herbert’s Dune. He and his wife Heather Stewart has been married since 2014 and they share a child together.

Early Life and Acting Studies

Alec Newman was born on November 27, 1974, in Glasgow, the UK.  As of 2020, he is 43 years old and 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall.

His father Sandy Newman is a musician and associated with Scottish band Marmalade.

He has a brother named John James Newman, an actor who has notably appeared on The Voice UK 2012.

Newman was 17 years old when he joined the National Youth Theatre in London. He has also studied acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Journey of Acting

Alec Newman debuted his acting career with the role of Stephen Burns in Taggart in 1997. In 2000, he played the role of Paul Atreides in the miniseries adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune. He reprised the role in Children of Dune in 2003.

Newman made headlines in 2003 when he appeared in the British film The Principles of Lust which was nominated for a British Independent Film Award. In 2004, he appeared as Barnabas Collins in the WB Network series, Dark Shadows.

He has since appeared in many television shows such as Tru Calling, Star Trek: Enterprise, Angel and Reichenbach Falls. His other British film credits are Bright Young Things, G:MT and Long Time Dead for Working Title.

Holds a Net Worth of $3.5 Million

Being a successful Scottish actor Alec Newman has accumulated a substantial amount of money throughout his career. He has not officially revealed his total net worth but online sources have estimated his total fortune to be around $3.5 million.

Additionally, he makes from $50 thousand to $100 thousand per episode of a series as his salary.

His film Dark Shadows (2002), which was made under the budget of $150 million, had a total box office collection of $245.5 million.

Married to Heather Stewart, Father of a Child

Alec Newman is a married man; the Tru Calling star, 45, has been married to Heather Stewart. The two walked down the aisle in 2014 and ever since they are living a blissful life.

alec newman and heather stewart

The two share one child together but both the gender and name of their child have not been revealed.