Was in a relationship with Tulisa Contostavlos from March-June 2012.
His acting role models are Gary Oldman, Tim Roth and Tom Hardy.
Trained at the Central Television Workshop in Nottingham, along with Vicky McClure, Joe Dempsie and Michael Socha.
His maternal grandfather, Kenneth Harold "Ken" Gutteridge, was a professional footballer and manager.
Considered for the role of Jack Unwin in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014).