Jessie Mei Li

Jessie Mei Li- Biography

Jessie Mei Li is an English actress who rose to international prominence after portraying Alina Starkov in Netflix’s fantasy series Shadow and Bone. She had a role in Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho and starred in the 2019 production of All About Eve.

What is the Net Worth of Jessie Mei Li? Salary, Earnings

She is a successful actress who has appeared in numerous films and television series, and her acting career is her primary source of riches. There are no clear details about her net worth as of 2021, but because of her major role in Shadow and Bone, which is sure to be a very successful series for Netflix, it is rumored that she has an estimated net worth of $1 million US Dollars. Li’s net worth is expected to expand in the next years as she has several projects lined up.

Jessie Mei Li- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Parents

Jessie Mei Li was born in Brighton, East Sussex, England on August 27, 1995, to an English mother and Art Li, a Chinese-born, Hong Kong-raised father. She has another sibling, an older brother named Tom Li, with whom she grew up. Although Jessie suffered racism as a child, she described people making fun of her accent and pulling her eyes.

Jessie was born in Redhill, Surrey, and attended Reigate College before dropping out owing to mental health issues. Jessie has loved acting since she was a child, but she has never viewed it as a job. She was more into drawing at the time, but she didn’t think she’d ever been a designer. She then attended the National Youth Theatre in 2015, and afterward went to Identity School of Acting, a part-time program, from 2016 to 2017.

Quick Facts

Real Name Jessica Mei Li
Birth Date 27 August 1995
Age 25 Years
Birth Place Brighton, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo
Height in feet inches – 5’ 3” – in Centimetres – 163 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 48 kg  –  in Pounds –  106 lbs
Body Measurements 32-24-34
Bra Size 32A
Waist Size 24
Hips Size 34
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim

Jessie Mei Li- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend

Li doesn’t seem to disclose much of her personal life online, even when it comes to her family, according to her social media presence. There have been no rumors of her being in a relationship with anyone because she has not made any information public, although Jessie could be dating in secret.

Jessie Mei Li- Professional Career

In 2019, Jessie Mei Li made her theatrical debut alongside Gillian Anderson in the West End production of All About Eve as Claudia Casswell. Together, The Smoke marked her television debut. After that, she played Christian Jocko in Locked Up Abroad and Kiera in the short film Travelooper. In the upcoming psychological horror-thriller Last Night in Soho, directed by Edgar Wright, Li portrays Lara Chung. The film will be released in October 2021 and stars Anya Taylor-Joy and Thomasin Harcourt.

Jessie was cast as Alina Starkov, the lead in the upcoming Netflix series Shadow and Bone, an adaptation of the fantasy book series Shadow and Bone and the Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, in October 2019. Season one launched on Netflix on April 23, 2021. Li also participated in Uri Sade’s “A Thousand Ringing Bells” music video and James Humphrys’ “Three Weeks” music video in 2021. Jessie is already hard at work on her next projects, including Ericka in the short film Pork Scratchings and Kukeri, which is currently in post-production. The release dates for both of the projects have yet to be announced.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Jessie Mei Li stands 5 ft 3 inches tall and weighs 48 kg. Furthermore, he has Dark Brown hair and Dark Brown eyes.

Social Media Details

The 25-year-old actress is active on social media, but she doesn’t seem to divulge much about her personal life. Li is a confirmed user with the handle @jessie mei li. Her bio states that she is a vegan and that she has over 99.5k followers on Instagram. Jessie hasn’t posted in a long time and hasn’t done so since December 2020.


  • Jessie Mei Li is a mixed-race English actress whose mother is English and her father is Chinese.
  • She was born in Brighton, raised in Surrey, and now calls Bristol home.
  • Mei has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHB) and has openly discussed it on social media.
  • Jessie eats only plant-based foods.
  • Before becoming an actor, she worked as an SEN teaching assistant at a local secondary school.
  • She is now starring in Netflix’s Shadow and Bone as Alina Starkov.

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