Eve Hewson is an actress of Irish origins. She has worked her way up to become one of the most popular actresses of our time. She landed her breakthrough role in the 2011 movie drama This Must Be the Place and the success of the film, as well as her impeccable role in it, catapulted her to fame. She has since gone on to feature in several other movies and television series such as The Knick, created by Steven Soderbergh, Blood Ties, and Enough Said. Eve began gaining scores of fans who love her work and constantly go out to see every new project she appears in.
Although she only recently became popular in her own right and by her own talent, Eve is accustomed to being in the spotlight, having come from a family of legendary fame. Her mother is a renowned activist while her father is an iconic rock musician. Eve Hewson has achieved considerable success without parlaying her parents’ connections as leverage and hardly would anyone deny that she came this far in Hollywood by her own merit.
Eve Hewson’s Early Life and Career Beginnings
The actress was born and raised in Dublin. Eve Hewson celebrates her birthday every year on July 7, and her birth year was in 1991. Her parents named her Eve because she was born at 7 am that day, and they wanted something that related to circumstances of her birth, hence, eve was taken out of seven. She began her education at the Dalkey School Project, before moving on to St. Andrew’s College. She then moved to America to attend New York University.
Even though her parents were strongly against her acting, Eve made her film debut in the 2005 short film Lost and Found, which also starred her sister, Jordan. She then landed a number of small roles before appearing in her first feature-length film in 2008, it’s titled The 27 Club. Later that year, she joined an acting program organized by the New York Film Academy. In 2010, she starred in the music video for the hit song For the First Time by the award-winning Irish band The Script. The following year, she got her breakthrough role as Mary in This Must Be the Place, and it became the stepping stone to better and bigger opportunities.
In 2013, Eve Hewson starred in the movie Blood Ties, and the romantic comedy Enough Said. Her work earned her a Tatler Irish Woman of the Year nomination in November of the same year. She then went on to co-star in the television drama series The Knick from 2014 to 2015. Her other notable works include her roles in Bridge of Spies – a cold war movie directed by the legendary Steven Spielberg; Maid Marian – a rendition of Robin Hood created by the British director Otto Bathurst; and The Adventures of Wolfboy.
Parents And Sister
The fast-rising actress is the second daughter of Ali Hewson, an Irish activist and businesswoman who is the brain behind two ethical brands: Nude Skincare products and EDUN Fashion line. Ali is one of the most influential voices in Ireland and beyond and she has been involved in several major projects aimed at making the world a better and more livable place for everyone.
Eve Hewson’s father is Paul Hewson, better known as Bono – the frontman and lead vocalist for the rock band U2. He is also a singer-songwriter, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and venture capitalist. She has an older sister named Jordan, who founded and runs the tech firm Speakable. Eve also has two younger brothers named Elijah Hewson and John Hewson.
Eve Hewson’s Height
Eve Hewson has enjoyed substantial success in her career so far, gaining fame and recognition with every passing year. Her acting talent is not all there is to appreciate about her as she has a body and facial features that would allow her to have a successful career in the modelling industry if she were a little bit taller. The actress is only 5 feet 1 inch tall, which veers to the short side.
Facts About The Irish Actress
1. Eve Hewson dated actor James Lafferty for about 5 years before they broke up in 2015. She then entered into a relationship with Max Minghella, a British actor, and they are still together at the moment.
2. She is estimated to have a net worth of around $8 million.
3. When she was 11 years old, Eve Hewson prank called Justin Timberlake and the singer fell for it.
4. She has appeared on Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show.
5. The popular U2 song Kite was inspired by an outing she and her sister went on with their dad.