Who is Luke Newton?
Luke is a British actor, probably best known for his role as Colin Bridgerton in the popular Netflix series “Bridgerton”, in addition to several other notable roles he has had so far.
Does Luke Newton Have a Girlfriend?
According to reports, Luke Newton is currently single, having broken up with his girlfriend, Jade Davies in March 2023.
Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Luke Paul Anthony Newton was born on 5 February 1993, in Brighton, England, the son of Michelle Newton; There is no information about his biological father, though it is known that his parents divorced and that his mother later remarried. He has a younger sister named Lauren.
He went to St Nicolas and St. Mary’s Primary School, and then entered Northbrook College Sussex, which is now a part of Greater Brighton Metropolitan College. While there, he started the boy band South 4 with Joel Baylis, Hendry Tredinnick and Oli Reynolds, however, he realized that acting was his true calling, and enrolled at the London School of Musical Theatre.
Luke Newton kickstarted his career with a notable television debut in 2010, appearing as Luke Attwood in the BBC Two teen series “The Cut,” securing a main role and featuring in 11 episodes.
Continuing his journey in the entertainment world, Luke Newton took on two minor roles – in 2011, he appeared as Brad in the TV series “Sadie J”, alongside the starring actors Georgia Lock, Priyanka Patel, playing Sadie and her quirky adventures. Then in 2013, he made a brief appearance in “Mr. Selfridge” as Richard Brackenbury, in the backdrop of the iconic London department store, joining the ensemble led by Jeremy Piven.
In 2014, Luke became a part of the cast of the popular medical soap opera “Doctors”. He portrayed Sam Hern in two episodes of the show, which is set within the fictional Mill Health Centre, and delves into the lives of both the staff and patients.
Rise to Stardom
Newton’s hard work bore fruit when he secured the main role as Ben Evans in the series “The Lodge” from 2016 to 2017, which revolves around the lives of the guests and staff at a lakeside resort, and stars actors such as Sophie Simnett and Thomas Doherty.
In 2018, Luke Newton took a daring step into the world of horror, with his role in the television film “Lake Placid: Legacy”, portraying Billy in this chilling tale. The film revolves around a group of urban explorers who venture to a serene lake in upstate Maine, unaware of the deadly and forgotten secret it conceals. Alongside Luke Newton, the film featured stars such as Katherine Barrell, Tim Rozon, and Sai Bennett.
Success With Bridgerton
Newton’s career reached new heights with his main role as Colin Bridgerton in the hit Netflix series “Bridgerton”, which began in 2020 and continues to the present day. This period drama series, created by Chris Van Dusen and produced by Shonda Rhimes, is set in Regency-era London and centers around the prestigious Bridgerton family.
In the show, Luke’s character, Colin Bridgerton, is one of the central figures in the Bridgerton clan. Colin is known for his charm, wit, and romantic endeavors, which play a significant role in the scandalous plotlines of the series, adding to the series with stars including Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton, Regé-Jean Page as Simon Basset, Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton, and Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington. His portrayal of Colin has received critical acclaim, and he’s become one of the main stars of “Bridgerton”.
The series as a whole has enjoyed immense success, garnering a massive global following. “Bridgerton” is celebrated for its lavish period costumes, opulent settings, and a storyline filled with love, intrigue, and societal drama; it’s propelled Luke Newton and his fellow cast members to international fame.
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— bridgerton bros 🐝 (@bridgertonbros) May 16, 2021
In addition to his screen work, Luke Newton ventured into the world of theater. He made his debut in 2013, appearing as an understudy for the role of Elder Price in “The Book of Mormon” at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London, his initial foray into the theatrical scene.
A decade later, in 2023, Luke returned to the stage with a role in “The Shape of Things” at the Park Theatre in London, portraying Adam in this production, showcasing his versatility as an actor. Luke’s involvement in both film and theater underscores his dedication to his craft, and his willingness to explore different facets of the entertainment industry.
According to authoritative sources, Luke Newton’s net worth is estimated at $2 million as of mid- 2023.
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend
Although Luke Newton is currently single, he has a rich history of relationships. Back in 2018, he was in a romantic relationship with his “The Lodge” co-star Sophie Simnett. After concluding his romance with Jade Davies, he’s been linked to a new mysterious girlfriend, and has joined dating app Raya.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Luke Newton has blue eyes and dark brown hair. He stands at a height of 6ft (1.83m), weighs approximately 165lbs (74kgs), and his vital statistics are 42-32-14.