O'Connell began attending auditions in London, where he sometimes slept outside, not being able to afford a hotel.
He eventually moved from Derby to Hounslow in west London, working as a farmhand in Cobham in between acting parts.
Jack is also known by the tabloids as one-time boyfriend of Tulisa Contostavlos who he dated back in 2012.
Though the couple only lasted three months together, Tulisa often leaked intimate details to the press about their relationship, including that Jack “rocked her world”.
Jack, who is currently winning rave reviews for his performance as a soldier in new drama '71, has gushed about how talented his rumoured new flame Cara is.
His film debut as a teenaged skinhead, in the coming-of-age drama This Is England (2006), heralded his propensity for playing angry, troubled youth.
O'Connell first found fame as the hard-living James Cook on the E4 teen series Skins (2009–10), which was followed by other lead roles in the television dramas Dive (2010) and United (2011).
The supermodel has been getting cozy lately with “Unbroken” star Jack O’Connell, even showing off a set of massive hickeys she gave him, reports E! Sharing a neck close-up pic on Instagram, she captioned it: “Love bites #fittybum.” Delevingne, 22, and O’Connell, 24, have been seeing each other for about a month.
“They’re having fun,” dished one source, noting that the blossoming romance between the English twosome isn’t serious.Delevingne, who was most recently linked to actress Michelle Rodriguez, has never been shy when it comes to PDA: She and Rodriguez engaged in a courtside makeout session at a January Knicks game.and he's nominated for a Golden Globe Award at the 2015 awards.His breakthrough came when he gave critically acclaimed performances in the independent films Starred Up (2013) and '71 (2014).O'Connell subsequently starred as war hero Louis Zamperini in his first major Hollywood picture, Angelina Jolie's Unbroken (2014), for which he received the BAFTA Rising Star Award.The successful model has been single since she split from actress Michelle Rodriguez in May, and it seems she now has a new love interest.