Outlander Star Sam Heughan played the role of Jamie Fraser in the time travel drama Starz for five seasons. Even though the character made him famous around the world, Heughan was able to keep his privacy at an all-time low.
Recently, the 40-year-old Scottish man has started posting videos on social media to promote his various projects. This gave fans a first glimpse of Heughan’s real home.
The ‘Outlander’ star has lived in the UK her entire life
Heughan was born in Balmaclellan and raised on a working farm in New Galloway, Dumfriesshire. In fact, he had a very unique childhood, as his parents were part of a hippie community called Gandalf’s Garden.
As the name suggests, they were heavily influenced by the works of JRR Tolkien. Sam and his brother Cirdan are actually named after characters from the Lord of the Rings.
the Outlander The star moved to Edinburgh in his early teens and eventually enrolled in the Royal Scottish Academy of Music. Heughan also lived in London, but is now resettled in Scotland.
“Now I live in an area near Glasgow,” Heughan said Men’s diary. “The country is beautiful all year round, but autumn is a particularly pleasant time to be in Scotland.”
Sam Heughan makes videos from home
As a cast and team of Outlander continuing to film season 6, Heughan used some of his free time to post videos on Instagram.
In the clips, Heughan sits in front of a bookcase that appears to be part of his personal residence. These rare glimpses of Heughan’s house thrilled fans.
Depending on the camera angle Heughan uses, viewers can see a variety of items behind him on the shelves. The actor has tons of books and tchotchkes, including a whole collection of POP! The figures.
The wooden bookcase sits next to a dark blue wall that features a sconce with a cream shade.
‘Outlander’ star Caitriona Balfe also gave fans a glimpse of her home
Heughan co-star Caitriona Balfe (Claire Fraser) is just as deprived of his personal life as he is. But, she does give her 1.6 million Instagram followers a peek inside her house every now and then.
The Irish-born actor showed fans glimpses of his vintage bathroom with turquoise tiles and an old-fashioned sink.
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In Balfe’s living room, fans noticed the soft, cozy textures like a checkered sofa, plush rug, and comfy armchair. She also showed off the amazing view from her pool.
Are Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan good friends in real life?
Due to exhaustion Outlander production schedule, Heughan and Balfe don’t spend much time in their respective homes. Ten months a year, the duo play lovers Jamie and Claire.
When they’re not the onscreen husband and wife, Heughan and Balfe have an “amazing” friendship offscreen.
“Sam is so sweet. He’s a very good friend. He always checks. I don’t know, he has one of the biggest hearts and smallest egos that I know. I feel very lucky. Sam and I have an incredible bond, we are great friends. Balfe told Popsugar.
Heughan added, “She’s extremely talented and an extremely nice person, and we’re having a lot of fun.”
Have the “Outlander” stars ever been an object?
Although they are close friends in real life, Heughan and Balfe have never been a couple. Balfe is married to music producer Tony McGill. Meanwhile, Heughan is still single and looking for love.
“The love Jamie has for Claire – it would be amazing to find something like that myself. Certainly relationships are tough when you work in Scotland 10 months a year, ”Heughan said.
“I travel a lot and every downtime I have, I try to do other projects, so a lot, my career comes first. Maybe I’ll find someone eventually.
Seasons 1 to 5 of Outlander are available on the Starz app and Amazon Prime Video.