Asan N’Jie is an an English actor widely recognized for his portrayal of Ellis Chapman in the popular British soap opera, Emmerdale. N’Jie began his career in minor roles, making appearances in various television shows. However it was in 2018, when he landed the role of Ellis Chapman in Emmerdale that he gained widespread recognition. His performance in the soap opera was critically acclaimed, bringing him into the limelight. Away from the screen, N’Jie is known for his charitable work. He’s involved with various charitable organizations, particularly those that support children and the arts.

Birth Name

Asan N’Jie







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Asan N’Jie was born on the 27th of July 1994, in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England.


He’s currently 29 years old.

Sun Sign




He has Gambian, Irish and English ancestry.




Asan attended Manchester Grammar School, where he developed an interest in acting. He later went on to study at the Identity School of Acting in London.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Asan N’Jie has dated –

Asan N’Jie has largely opted to keep his personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about his love life and dating history.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 6 feet 1 inches
  • In centimeters – 185 cm
  • In meters – 1.85 m


  • In Kilograms – 65 kg
  • In Pounds – 143 lbs

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Shoe Size

He wears a size 11.5 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Asan became known for his work on ITV’s Emmerdale. His character on Emmerdale was named Ellis Chapman. Despite his early success, N’Jie remains grounded and committed to his craft. He often shares his gratitude for the opportunities he’s received and the experiences he’s had thus far in his career.

Television Debut

In 2011, N’Jie landed her first role in television in the series, Waterloo Road.

Asan N’Jie Net worth

Asan N’Jie has an estimated net worth of $500K dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Asan N’Jie

  • N’jie was born and raised in Manchester, England. He grew up in a large family with four brothers and one sister.
  • At the age of 17, in 2012, he decided to further develop his skills & delve deeper into the craft by moving to London.
  • In 2015, Asan has had a successful career in mainly Film/Television and is based in London.
  • He has spoken publicly about the challenges of growing up as a black actor in the UK, and he has used his platform to advocate for greater representation and diversity in the entertainment industry.
  • Asan acting career began when he appeared in the TV series Doctors.
  • He has since gone on to star in several popular TV shows, including Casualty, Waterloo Road, and Emmerdale.
  • In 2018, N’jie’s breakout role came when he joined the cast of Emmerdale as Ellis Chapman. His performance on the show earned him a nomination for Best Newcomer at the 2019 National Television Awards.
  • He has amassed over 10,000 followers to his Instagram page. He also appeared in 2018’s Ready Player One.
  • Despite his rising fame, N’Jie remains dedicated to his craft and is a strong advocate for the arts, especially in his home city of London. His story is a testament to his talent and resilience, and he serves as an inspiration to young actors everywhere.
  • N’Jie is known to be private about his personal life. He occasionally shares glimpses of his life on social media, revealing his love for travel, food, and spending time with family and friends.
  • In 2019, Asan left the show to pursue other opportunities, including a role in the upcoming film Murder Manual.


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