Despite sudden global popularity, Daisy Ridley has remained humble and gracious. The actress became famous overnight when she was cast as Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Before her sudden international fame, Daisy was an up-and-coming actress in the entertainment industry, with minor roles on television, short films, and independent films. She made her film debut in the horror film, Scrawl, which was directed by Peter Hearn.
Since landing her role on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the actress has gone on to land prominent roles in Murder On The Orient Express, Peter Rabbit, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Chaos Walking, and Ophelia among others.
Daisy Ridley Biography (Age)
Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley was born on 10th of April, 1992 to Christopher Ridley, a photographer and Louise Fawkner-Corbett, a banker. Though born in Westminster, London, she grew up in Maida Vale, along with her sisters.
Daisy Ridley studied at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in Hertfordshire, after gaining a scholarship to attend the school. After which, she went on to study Classical Civilisation at Birkbeck, University of London, before choosing to drop out to focus on her acting career instead.
Growing up, the actress has revealed that her favorite film was the 1996 iconic children’s film, Matilda; admitting the titular character was her role model. Before landing her breakout role, the actress worked as a bartender and was in the process of acquiring a Bachelor of Arts in social science through online courses with the Open University.
Daisy Ridley is the youngest of three daughters; the actress has two older sisters – Kika-Rose Ridley and Poppy Sophia Ridley. Her oldest Sister, Poppy Sophia, was born on the 1st of March in 1987. While Daisy has been finding success as an actress, Poppy has also been finding success as a musician.
Kika-Rose Ridley, the middle daughter of the family, was born on the 14th of August, 1989. Kika-Rose, the model in the family, began her career at the age of fourteen and has since gone on to appear in several magazines. The Ridley sisters appear to share a close bond and seemingly get along with one another splendidly.
Daisy Ridley, who has been acting since 2013, became famous worldwide in 2016 for her role in the Star Wars franchise; it is assumed that she has made a pretty penny by being part of such a major franchise. For the first movie, she was paid £300,000 and also took home a cut of the box-office earnings once the film made over $1 billion.
Since then, she has gone on to appear in several high profile films, earning more than she was when she landed her breakout role. As a result, the actress now has a total net worth of $6 Million. Considering, she is still an actress on the rise, that amount is certain to go up in the future.
Is Daisy Ridley Gay Or Lesbian? Boyfriend
It is common practice for the media to speculate about the private life and sexual orientation of celebrities and Daisy Ridley has not been exempted from this. Since her critically acclaimed role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, both fans and media outlets have wanted to know more about her personal life. Based on her dating history, Daisy Ridley is assumed to be straight.
She started dating Charlie Hamblett, a fellow actor, in 2015; however, the two eventually went their separate ways in 2016. Daisy is currently in a relationship with Tom Bateman, a British actor who she met while working on Murder On The Orient Express. The two began dating in 2017 and have been together ever since. Tom Bateman is best known for his roles in Da Vinci’s Demons, Jekyll and Hyde, Cold Feet, Vanity Fair and Into The Dark.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Daisy Ridley currently stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches. She also has a commensurate weight of 55 kg. Due to the nature of her work, the actress is in great shape. She maintains her figure by running, going to the gym often and adopting protein based diets. Her other body measurements are 32-23-33 inches for her bust, waist, and hips respectively. She also wears a 4 (US) dress size and 9.5 (US) shoe size.