Who Is Cirdan Heughan? Brother Of Sam Heughan

by Manisha Sun Jun 11 2023 Updated On Wed Jul 05 2023
Who Is Cirdan Heughan? Brother Of Sam Heughan

Cirdan Heughan is the elder brother of Scottish actor, producer, author, and entrepreneur Sam Heughan. He was born to his mother, Chrissie Heughan, in Southwestern Scotland

His parents named him after a fictional character named Elf Cirdan. His mother worked really hard to raise them as his father left them. 

Later they reconciled with their father, but unfortunately, his father passed away in 2014 due to leukemia

Cirdan loves cycling. Sam is his only brother. 

Family of Cirdan Heughan.
Family of Cirdan Heughan. Source: Pinterest

Dating and Relationship

Cirdan is happily married to his long-term girlfriend Victoria Lawson. They share a child. 

His brother Sam was rumored to be dating Monika Clarke, but in a recent interview, Sam claimed that he is single.

Cirdan Was Diagnosed With Cancer

In 2008 Cirdan was diagnosed with testicular cancer. 

But he recovered quickly as his family was by his side to support him and be there for him through the challenging journey. 

He has been supporting charities fighting cancer ever since and raising awareness about men getting check-ups. 

He ran Marathons to raise awareness and funds to support Scotland's Testicular Cancer Education.


His brother Sam is 43 years old

Net Worth

His brother Sam's net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Cirdan Heughan's brother Sam Heughan.
Cirdan Heughan's brother Sam Heughan. Source: Instagram

Sam Took A 96 Miles Journey To Scotland Highlands

Sam shares his love for his homeland in his book named Waypoints, which was a 96 miles journey on foot. 

He said he always wanted to trek on that trial near his home in Scotland

He said Scotland has a fantastic landscape, so he always takes a hike. He shared he was shooting for something he decided to go on a trek. 

He said he had all his gear and headed for his journey. He shared he had no idea what he was doing at the beginning. 

The first day was terrific, but on the second day, he almost gave up as he carried too much stuff, which was hard for him. 

He said he decided to take a solitary journey and wanted to get close to nature and also reflect on his own life, but what made him keep going were the people he met during his trip. 

He said that journey was more fulfilling than he imagined it to be. 

Sam Opened Up About His Eating Disorder

In his memoir, Sam wrote about the ups and downs he faced during his struggling days.

In his book, he mentioned low-level eating disorders. 

He said that when he stepped into the industry, he was inexperienced at many things. 

There was a lot of pressure on him to make it big in the industry. 

He added he didn't know that there was a specific body type for the actor and actresses. 

He said a lot of women have talked about it, but men haven't mentioned a lot about it. 

Sam Owns A Whisky Line

Sam created his whisky brand named Sassenach Whisky a couple of years ago in Scotland, but now it has become an international whisky brand. 

His whisky has won several awards. Now he is into the tequila business too. 

He shared that once, he went to the highlands of Mexico, where he met masters of distillers and made Mexico's best tequila. 

They bonded and decided to collaborate, and then he launched a tequila called the Sassenach Select, El Tequileno

Sam Knows The Ending Of Outlander

The series Outlander is based on several books written by Diana Gabaldon

She has written ten books of the series, and the show Outlander has done seven seasons. 

In an interview, he said that Diana revealed the book's ending to him long ago, but she has not written it yet.

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