Regé Jean-Page, the English actor who made headlines after starring as Simon Basset in the hit Netflix series ‘Bridgerton.’ He was already a popular star, but his outing as the charismatic “Duke of Hastings” was well-received and loved by fans globally. Starring in this massive drama, which was streamed by 82 million households, breaking all records undoubtedly enhanced Rege’s stardom. With many great films in hand, like the Russo brothers’ ‘The Gray Man’, it would be worthwhile where his net worth stands at this important stage of his career. Keep reading as we decode his net worth, biography, career, and more below.
Early life, education, and more
Rege-Jean Page was born on 24th January 1988. The 34-year-old actor was born in London to an English father, a preacher by profession, and a Zimbabwean mother, a nurse by profession. Not much is public about his family. But we do know that he has three siblings, and he is the third child out of four children. After his birth, he shifted to Harare, Zimbabwe, and fell in love with the country. He stayed there till he returned to London to complete his education later.
- He did his middle schooling at ‘Local Middle School,’ Harare, Zimbabwe. After relocating to London, he completed his secondary education at ‘London Secondary School,’ English, UK.
- He completed his graduation from ‘National Youth Theatre,’ London and also did a course from ‘Drama Centre London.’
- Acting was his hobby. But after taking classes at ‘The National Youth Theatre’, it became his passion. Thus, leading him to join the drama school.
Early career, breakthrough role, and more
The British-Zimbabwe actor was not always the gorgeous Simon Bassett. His career began on stage when he starred in ‘The History Boys’ and ‘The Merchant of Venice.’ His co-star was Jonathan Pryce, which gave him immense praise and love. Switching to TV, he started his showbiz career in 2004 with a short film, ‘Troublemaker.’ In 2005, he gained a guest role in the TV series ‘Casualty.’ After this, he went back to the theatre to hone his skills as an actor.
The British-Zimbabwean actor returned to TV with a small role in ‘Fresh Meat’ and ‘Space Ark,’ a TV movie. In 2015, he signed on to star as ‘Guy Braxton’ in the TV series ‘Waterloo Road.’ This 8-episode series gave him some recognition, opening doors to multiple opportunities.
Breakthrough role as Leonard Knox and Bridgerton
Many people think that the 34-year-old actor’s breakthrough role was as Simon Basset in ‘Bridgerton.’ However, that’s not true! Bridgerton made him a household name as the Netflix show has the highest streaming record. But his career breakthrough role was in ‘For the People,’ where he played the role of assistant US attorney, ‘Leonard Knox’. The short-lived series of 20-episodes (2018) got him noticed and landed him the role of ‘Simon Bassett.’
We have to talk about his association with this super-hit Netflix series ‘Bridgerton.’ He played the role of Simon Arthur Henry Fitzranulph Bassett, The Duke of Hastings.
After doing ‘Bridgerton’, he also played a minor character in the 2020 drama, ‘Sylvie’s Love.’ It was a renowned movie, and he was praised a lot for his acting in the same. His character comes back to the castle to settle his father’s affair after his death. Though he is young and charming, he has no interest in finding a spouse. However, circumstances lead him to propose to Daphne. Though, it is just a contract marriage. The show revolves around their romance and whether they will develop feelings or not, including some family drama.
His upcoming line-up is quite intriguing. In 2022, he will co-star in Netflix action-thriller, ‘The Gray Man.’ It is a Russo-brothers’ film (Avengers), and it will also star Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, and more. In 2023, he will also be starring in ‘Dungeons & Dragons,’ a movie based on a video game of the same name. It is not the end of the films he has in his hands. The popular star will also work in the reboot of ‘The Saint.’ Moreover, he is set to star in another upcoming thriller for Netflix (unnamed), where he will also serve as executive producer.
Networth of the famous star: Assets and more
After starring in over 15 TV shows and films, Rege-Jean Page has a net-worth of $1.5 million. Before appearing as the charming Simon Basset in ‘Bridgerton,’ he has done some other notable roles. All these films/TV shows helped him accumulate his net-worth.
His one-season contract deal awarded him a salary of $50,000 per episode, a huge amount. It is safe to say that his Netflix show not only made him a massive star but also helped him earn well. With impeccable scripts in hand, we are sure, his net-worth will only increase.
Social media accounts of Regé-Jean Page
Regé is an active user of social media and has a profile on both Twitter and Instagram. His Instagram and Twitter handle is the same, and if you follow him, you will find tons of content.
Instagram: He has 5.5 million followers on Instagram. Here you will find tons of BTS snaps and videos from every TV show and movie he was a part of. These include Bridgerton, For The People, and more.
Twitter: He has 229.3K followers on Twitter. You won’t find him tweeting every day, but he does post on Twitter often.
Dating history of Regé-Jean Page
He is one of those stars who is private about his personal life. No known dating history of Regé is known. Though, he is single and has no children as of now. There were rumours that he was dating his co-star Phoebe Dynevor who played his on-screen wife. However, they both confirmed that they are not dating and are merely good friends.
As of 2022, the rumours that he is dating actress Emily Brown are ripe, but there is no confirmation.
|34 years (March 2020)
|5 Ft 11 inches
|January 24, 1988
|Emily Brown (rumoured)
|Social media accounts
|$18 million (March 2022)
Trivia about Regé-Jean Page
- He loves Zimbabwe, where he spent major years of his life, as it is not the centre of the world’s attention.
- He was an extra in Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows. He is not credited for the same in his IMDB account.
- In his teen years, he formed a band with his younger brother.
- His favourite snack is a blueberry bagel with cherry conserve and cream cheese.
- His fans will be missing him in the second season of Bridgetown. However, stay tuned as he will enthral you with his multiple movie projects. Till then, let’s binge-watch Bridgerton again to see his impeccable acting and romance with his co-star.
Frequently asked questions
- Is Regé Jean Page in the second season of Bridgerton?
Unfortunately, no! He is not part of the second season as he quit the show to pursue his movie career.
- Where have we seen Regé Jean Page before?
Before becoming a household name with Bridgerton, he was part of another Shondaland production- ‘For the People.’ He played assistant US attorney Leonard Knox for 20 episodes.