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Layton Williams Biography, Gay, Age, Height, Career, Movies and TV Shows, Net Worth, Family, Relationship, and More

Layton Williams was born on 13 September 1994 is an English actor, singer, and dancer, known for playing the role of Stephen Carmichael in the television series Bad Education and his work in the West End theater. As of 2023, He is 30 years old. He is His first job was at the age of twelve playing the title role in Billy Elliot, the Musical on London’s West End.

Layton Williams

Layton Williams had prominent acting roles in several productions. He played a young Michael Jackson in the musical “Thriller – Live”, Kylie in the BBC series “Beautiful People” and Stephen Carmichael in the TV series “Bad Education”. Williams also played the title character in “Billy Elliot the Musical” in London’s West End and Jamie New in “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” in both the West End and UK tour. He has won awards for his performances, including Best Actor in a Musical and LGBTQ Champion at the Black British Theater Awards. Williams supports charities such as Stonewall and Ditch the Label.


In addition to his appearance on The Paul O’Grady Show on 25 May 2007, he appeared in several morning TV shows, TV interviews, and short clips related to the musical. In the show, he is the second non-white boy, the other being Matthew Koon, and the first mixed race youth. He gave his final performance in the musical on 29 November 2008 while still being the second-longest running performer as ‘Billy’ in the show’s history. In January 2009, two months after his final performance, Layton appeared on ITV’s Feelgood Factor with Tanner Pflueger and Tom Holland to perform Angry Dance from Billy Elliot the Musical.

In August 2019, it was announced Williams would be joining the tour cast of the musical, which was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but has now resumed.The production has now been taken to Los Angeles, California, where Williams will lead the cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in the show’s US debut.

Layton Williams Career

Williams is a strong supporter of the charities Stonewall and Ditch the Label. He is the director of Pros from the Shows, which runs dance, singing and acting workshops across the UK. Pros From The Shows has also released a successful clothing line.

In August 2023, Williams was announced as a contestant on the twenty-first series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Layton Williams, Movies and TV Shows


  1. Bad Education: The Movie (2015) – Layton reprised his role as Stephen Carmichael in the film adaptation of the popular TV series “Bad Education.”


  1. Bad Education (2012-2014) – Layton Williams gained widespread recognition for his portrayal of Stephen Carmichael in this British sitcom set in a secondary school.
  2. Beautiful People (2008-2009) – Layton appeared as Kyle in this comedy-drama series about the life of Simon Doonan, a fashionista growing up in the 1990s England.
  3. The Lodge (2016-2017) – Layton joined the cast of this Disney Channel series as Alex, a talented singer, and dancer.

Layton Williams is gay

Is Layton Williams Gay

Williams is gay and has spoken about coming to terms with his sexuality while working on Billy Elliot in London. He has several siblings and half siblings who are not in the public eye. His family are from Manchester, though he moved away to London when he was 11 to pursue his acting career.

Layton Williams Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth to be $2 million.


As of the latest available information, Layton Williams is currently single. He is not dating anyone.

Latest News About

Strictly star Layton Williams discusses his Bury accent on Graham Norton Show

Strictly Come Dancing star Layton Williams discussed his Bury accent with Sir Patrick Stewart, Ralph Fiennes, Joan Collins and Bella Ramsey on The Graham Norton Show.

After a chat with Sir Patrick about received pronunciation, Norton asked the two younger guests if they had ever been “encouraged” to lose their accents.

Physical Stats

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 39-30-11 inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Weight 70 kg (154 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Hobbies Singing, Dancing


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