After starting his career on stage, in 2008, Belman had a minor role in a couple of episodes of the ITV police drama series The Bill, playing Ben Meadows, the son of well-known established character DCI Jack Meadows, played by Simon Rouse. Belman appeared in the Manchester based Channel 4 show Shameless, later appearing in Personal Affairs,Midsomer Murders,Missing and Runaway. Belman left Emmerdale on 1 October 2009. Belman is currently filming Turnout, a film due for release in 2011.
In December 2010, Belman became engaged to Czech model Petra Němcová, The couple ended their relationship in April 2012.