Who is Jamie Clayton?

Jamie Clayton is a well-known American professional actress and model. She is popular for starring as Nomi Marks in the Netflix original series Sense8, Sasha Booker in the 3rd season of Designated Survivor, and Tess Van De Berg in Showtime’s The L Word: Generation Q. Clayton plays Pinhead in the 2022 Hellraiser film.

Jamie Clayton Career

Clayton was the makeup artist and co-host on VH1’s first makeover program TRANSform Me, in 2010. The next year, she played the recurring role of Kayla in the third season of the HBO series Hung. She then played the lead role of Michelle Darnell on the Emmy Award-winning interactive web series Dirty Work and the role of Carla Favers on the TV Series Are We There Yet? in 2012. Clayton also narrated the audiobook for the children’s novel Melissa about a young transgender girl.

She then starred among eight main characters in the Netflix original television series Sense8 which premiered on June 5, 2015. In the film, she portrayed Nomi Marks, a trans woman, political blogger, and hacker residing in San Francisco. She stated that she was mainly interested in Sense8 due to the chance of playing a transgender character written by filmmaker Lilly and Lana Wachowski and being on set with them. Clayton is a fan of science fiction and J. Michael Straczynski specifically also attracted her to this project.

She then appeared in the 2016 movie The Neon Demon and the 2017 thriller movie The Snowman. Clayton also starred as Sasha Booker in the third season of Netflix’s Designated Survivor in 2019. The same year she starred in The L Word: Generation Q, the sequel to the Showtime original The L Word. Season 2 of The L Word: Generation Q was revealed by Showtime in January 2020. Clayton also guests starred in The CW’s Roswell: New Mexico. In 2022, she starred as Pinhead, the antagonist in Hellraiser.

A photo of Jamie Clayton
A photo of Jamie Clayton

How old is Jamie Clayton?

Jamie Clayton born Sebastian Elvira is aged 44 as of 2022, having been born on January 15, 1978, in San Diego, California, U.S. She shares her birthday with famous people including Dove Cameron, Martin Luther King Jr., Grace VanderWaal, BadKid.Jay, Pitbull, Regina King, Andrea Martin, Chad Lowe, and Dorian Missick, among others.

Jamie Clayton Family

Who are Jamie Clayton’s parents?

Jamie Clayton was born to Howard Clayton and Shelley Clayton in San Diego, California. Her father was a criminal defense attorney, while her mother is an event planner.

Does Jamie Clayton have siblings?

Clayton was born into a family of two children and has only one sibling, a sister named Toni Clayton.

Jamie Clayton Education

Clayton has not shared any information about her academic and educational background with the media, although it is believed she has gone through high school and college.

Jamie Clayton Interests

Clayton moved to New York City at the age of 19 to pursue a career as a makeup artist and is also a model.

Jamie Clayton Partner

Clayton is a trans woman, born as a male child, named Sebastian Elvira. She was linked to a relationship with actor Keanu Reeves in the past but is currently single and unmarried.

Jamie Clayton Kids

Clayton has never been married in her life despite being a trans woman and does not have any children of her own to date.

Jamie Clayton Height

Clayton has a sexy, beautiful, and well-curved body adding up to an average height of 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) and a weight of 60 kg (132 lbs).

Jamie Clayton Net Worth

American professional actress and model, Clayton has been active from 2010 to the present in her acting career. She has garnered an accumulative net worth of approximately $1-5 million as of 2022.


Film, television and video games roles
Year Title Role Notes
2010 TRANSform Me Herself Reality TV series
2011 Hung Kyla 2 episodes (season 3)
2012 Dirty Work Michelle Lead role
Are We There Yet? Carla Favers Episode: “The Wrong Way Episode”
2013 Hustling Nadya Episode: “Sugar”
2015–2018 Sense8 Nomi Marks Main role
2016 The Neon Demon Casting Director Film
Motive Avery Bowman Episode: “The Dead Name”
Bojack Horseman Mom Donkey Episode: “Best Thing That Ever Happened”
Same Same Niamh Episode: “Scissr”
2017 Mass Effect: Andromeda Jien Garson Video game
The Snowman Edda Film
The Chain Dr. Ryan Film
2018 Same Same Niamh Web series
2019 Designated Survivor Sasha Booker Recurring role (season 3)
2019–2021 The L Word: Generation Q Tess Van De Berg 16 episodes
2020 Roswell, New Mexico Agent Grace Powell/Charlie Cameron Recurring
Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen Herself Documentary film
Equal Christine Jorgensen Docuseries
Red Bird Lane Jessica Pilot
2022 Hellraiser Pinhead Film

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