The notable face in the British TV industry since the early 1990s, Angela Griffin got a breakthrough from her debut role in the TV series Coronation Street.
Griffin has well-managed her personal life while still working in the film industry for decades. She lives a peaceful married life with her husband, Jason Milligan with whom she also shares two children.
Here, we’re exploring some less talked parts of actress Angela Griffin’s life that cover her early life, family, relationship, and more.
Angela Griffin Parents Divorced During Her Childhood
Griffin was born on 19 July 1976, in Cottingley, Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. She is the daughter of Desmond Griffin (father), a New York welder, and Sheila Griffin (mother). Desmond is from Nevis, an island in the Caribbean Sea.
Her parents met while working on the buses in Leeds and started dating soon. They tied the knot in 1967. Her mother was 19 while her father was 29 at the time of their marriage. Griffin is close to her mother more than to her father. She frequently shares her photo with her mother on her social media. On 10 Jan 2020, Griffin took to her Instagram to wish her mom on the occasion of her birthday.
Griffin was an infant when her parents divorced. Her mother later married her step-father but there is no information if her father remarried or not. She told The Source that her mother did a number of jobs to support her family following her divorce from her first husband.
Has Two Older Siblings
Griffin grew up in Cottingley with her two older brothers, Stephen Griffin, born in 1970, and Kenny Griffin, born in 1968.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Griffin is an English by nationality. She belongs to a mixed ethnical background as her mom is English while her dad is from the Caribbean.
What is Angela Griffin Age?
Griffin is 44 years old as of 2021.
Griffin stands at an average height of 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m).
Attended Drama Classes at 5
One of her mom’s best friend Auntie Linda took her to drama classes at Leeds Children’s Theatre at age five.
Griffin later graduated from Intake High School in Leeds.
Angela Griffin Career: Movies and TV Works
Angela kicked off her acting career playing a hairdresser on the British soap opera Coronation Street aired on ITV. She appeared in the project from 1992 to 1998. She later appeared in TV shows like Holby City (1999-2001), Down to Earth (2003-04), and Postman Pat (2005-13).
Furthermore, the actress portrayed Kim Campbell in the BBC drama series Waterloo Road (2006-07) and again (2009-10). Her extensive TV career gained further fame with a role in the ITV series Lewis (2014-15).
In 2019, Griffin played the character of Astrid in Turn Up Charlie. Well, as of 2020, she is a regular cast in British-Spanish mystery thriller series White Lines. The series stars Laura Haddock, Marta Milans, Jade Alleyne, and others in the lead.
Is a TV Host Too
In addition to her acting, Griffin served as a presenter of one of the UK’s Channel 4 programs that focuses on mixed-race people across the British territory in October 2001.
Angela also became the host of the live daytime show Angela and Friends on Sky 1. The show presented the blend of health topics and celebrity gossip from November 2009 to July 2010.
Furthermore, Griffin and co-host Matt Baker ran BBC1’s The One Show.
Griffin is Happily Married to Jason Milligan
Angela tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend, Jason Milligan, on 27th July 2006. They held their wedding ceremony at Babington House in Somerset.
Their daughter Tallulah Milligan was a bridesmaid who was only two years at that time. Several of their family members and friends also attended the event. The couple celebrated their honeymoon in Crete, Greece.
Besides, the couple who has been together for around two decades are still leading a blissful marital relationship. Back in 2015, the actress told The Mirror that nothing would make them break up,
“We make each other laugh and are dead kind and nice to each other. Our family dynamic is the most important thing to us. There is nothing that could happen that would want to make me break that up.”
When did Griffin and Her Husband Jason Milligan First Meet?
The actress first met Jason through his stepbrother Max Beesley at the age of 20. But, nothing happened between them for the next six years.
Only in December 2002, they stepped out to spend a night out at the Wellington Club in Knightsbridge and since then, their years-long friendship turned into an undeniable romance forever.
The two dated for over three and a half years before walking down the aisle in July 2006.
They Are Blessed With Two Children
Angela Griffin and hubby Jason are proud parents of two. They welcomed their first child, a daughter, Tallulah Milligan on 13 June 2004, two years before their nuptials. Their second daughter named Melissa Milligan was born on June 1, 2007.
Tallulah has also followed her parents’ footsteps who worked in The Worts Witch (2017).
Besides, The happy family of four currently resides in north London.
Who is Angela Griffin Husband Jason Milligan?
Milligan is also an actor who initiated his career working in A Taste of My Life in 2006. He worked as a narrator for the TV series Celebrity Wedding Planner (2013-14).
His other notable projects include Murdered for Being Different (2017), White Dragon (2018), and A Confession (2019) as well.
What is Angela Griffin Net Worth?
As per sources, Angela Griffin has an estimated net worth of $500,000 in 2021. She has predominantly collected the money through her acting career.