Nicholas Hoult

Nicholas Hoult

Hoult in 2009, s_bukley /

Birth Name: Nicholas Caradoc Hoult

Place of Birth: Reading & Wokingham, Berkshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 7 December, 1989

Ethnicity: English

Nicholas Hoult is an English actor. His roles include the films About a Boy, Wah-Wah, The Weather Man, A Single Man, Clash of the Titans, Warm Bodies, Jack the Giant Slayer, Young Ones, Mad Max: Fury Road, Dark Places, Equals, Kill Your Friends, Collide, Rebel in the Rye, Newness, Sand Castle, The Current War, The Favourite, Tolkien, True History of the Kelly Gang, The Banker, Those Who Wish Me Dead, The Menu, and Renfield, the series Skins, The Great, and Crossing Swords, and the X-Men franchise.

He is the son of Glenis, who was born in Rochford, Essex, and is a piano teacher, and Roger Hoult, who was born in Birmingham, West Midlands, and is a commercial pilot. He was raised in Sindlesham, an estate village in the borough of Wokingham. Nicholas has two children with his partner, American model Bryana Holly Bezlaj.

Nicholas’s middle name, Caradoc, means “the beloved one” in Welsh, and is the name of a legendary Welsh monarch and Knight of the Round Table. It is not clear if Nicholas himself has Welsh ancestry.

Nicholas is said to be a great-nephew of actress, singer, and dancer Anna Neagle (born Florence Marjorie Robertson). It is not clear through which line the two are related, or if the relation is biological. Nicholas’s sisters Rosanna Hoult and Clarista Hoult have acted on television.

Nicholas’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced to his great-great-great-great-grandparents, Joseph Hoult, who was born, c. 1815, in Staffordshire, England, and Mary Ann Yardley, who was born, c. 1816, also in Staffordshire, to Thomas Yardley and Rebecca Gibbons.

Nicholas’s paternal grandfather was Henry Hoult (the son of Harry/Henry Hoult and Mary Ann Wright). Nicholas’s grandfather Henry was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Nicholas’s great-grandfather Harry was the son of Thomas Hoult and Maria Tooth. Nicholas’s great-grandmother Mary Ann was the daughter of John Henshaw and Mary Ann Wright.

Nicholas’s paternal grandmother was Laura O. Godfrey (the daughter of Frederick J. Godfrey and Lilian R. Cornish). Laura was born in Aston, Warwickshire, England.

Nicholas’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Brown.

Nicholas’s maternal grandmother’s surname was Pardoe.

Source: Genealogy of Nicholas Hoult –

21 Responses

  1. ashash says:

    When the IMDb message boards were around, they said his mother was Pakistani or Palestinian.

  2. Greyface says:

    pure WASP prince of Hollywood, he is tom cruise 2.0

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