With her bubbly personality and charming aura, Jessie Mei Li has smitten everyone around her. This young British actress is set to make a name for herself in the acting world. Not to mention, if everything goes well, her big break might just be the next project set to appear in Netflix this year? Any guesses?
The talented Jessie will star as Alina Starkov in the upcoming Netflix series, Shadow and Bone, based on the fantasy novel of the same time. One of the main leads in the series, Li, has already wrapped up her role for the first season.
Before the series drops on Netflix, let’s find out more about this jolly and bright actress.
Who is Jessie Mei Li? Parents and Education
Always vibrant and smiling, Jessie Mei Li was born in Brighton, East Susses, England but was raised in Redhill, Surrey. Despite being a public personality, Li has kept everything regarding her personal life a secret. Hence, her parents and their whereabouts as of now is unknown.
But from scouring social media, we have found that Jessie belongs to mixed ethnicity while her nationality is British. Yes, Jessie’s father is from a Chinese background, and her mother is from English.
Apart from them, Li also has an older brother whose name is not exposed to the media as well. As for her education, Li went to Reigate College. Likewise, afterward, she joined the National Youth Theatre in 2015 and trained with Identity School of Acting from 2016 to 2017.
How old is Jessie Mei Li?- Age and Body Measurements
Maybe it is her smile or her soft glossy skin, but Jessie has got the best part from her parents’ gene. Stunning might be an overused term on Jessie, but that is precisely what she is. Born on August 27, 1995, she is 25 years old as of now
Likewise, her star sign happens to be Virgo, who is known for being a perfectionist and hard-working individual.
Other than that, Jessie has long silky black hair and a dark pair of eyes. Also, Li has got smooth fair skin complexion. To add up, Li has got a slender figure and attractive manners, but her height, including other measurements, is unknown at the moment.
Movie Career- Jessie Mei Li to star as Alina Starkov?
Just a newcomer in the acting industry, Jessie Li is still in her learning phase. Li gained the acting experience first hand only after graduating from the Identity School of Acting in 2017. Also, her on-screen debut was from the 2018 shortflix, Together, They Smoke.
After that, she appeared in some minor roles in the 2018 Strangers, followed by the 2019 All About Eve, which happens to be her stage debut. For her first stage production, Jessie starred alongside Gillian Anderson and Lily James at Noel Coward Theatre.
Likewise, the production was internationally cinecast via National Theatre Live. Also, that year, she starred in the 2019 Locked Up Abroad and short film, Travelooper. For her next project, Jessie is set to play Lara Chung in the upcoming Edgar Wright‘s movies, Last Night in Soho.
Now, for the most-anticipated part, Jessie Mei Li will star as Alina Starkov in the upcoming Netflix series, Shadow and Bone. Based on the fantasy book series, Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, Li will star as a lead from the first book.
Net Worth and Income
Talking about Jessie, she is a private person who likes to keep anything other than her work strictly inside. Hence, the lack of information on her family and further childhood details.
The same is the case with her income as well. Despite having appeared in several movies and series, she has yet to reveal her income and earnings to the public. Her net worth is also under review at the moment. It might take some time since she is unknown to the general public.
Personal Life- Dating and Single
Just like her childhood details, Jessie Mei Li is private about her personal life as well. Not to mention, a few months ago, she deleted her Instagram account and even other social media handles. Because of it, we cannot grasp any information on her at the moment.
Moving on, we do know that this young British actress is vegan. From what exists from her former updates, Li is close with her family and friends. But she seems to be single so far.
Social Media Presence
Sadly, Jessie Mei Li is not active on any social media platforms at the moment.