The entertainment industry has provided a veritable platform for people who are proficient in the performing arts to showcase their prowess and natural talents. Many actors and actresses have availed themselves of this beautiful opportunity, notable among them is Felicity Jones. The British-born actress has made appearances in several movies as well as television series.
Felicity Jones made her debut at age 11 and to date, she has many television productions to her credit. She has also featured in a radio production titled The Archers where she portrayed the character of Emma Grundy. Notable among her television roles are; The Treasure Seekers, The Theory of Everything and Like Crazy.
Her place of birth is Birmingham West Midlands, England, which makes her a British national but her ethnicity is definitely white. She was born on the 17th of October 1983 and grew up in Bournville alongside her older brother who later became a movie editor. Felicity Jones is the daughter of Gareth Jones who works as a journalist, her mum Julia Jones works in advertising. Her parents’ marriage came to an end when she was 3 and Julia got custody of her and her brother.
Felicity’s interest in the performing arts was prompted by her uncle Michael Hadley who is a known actor. She attended Kings Norton Girls’ School and King Edward VI Handsworth School where she graduated from. The young actress proceeded to Wadham College, Oxford where she studied English, graduating in 2006.
Husband – Charles Guard
Felicity Jones started a relationship with movie director Charles Guard in 2015. Their engagement became official a couple of years later in May 2017 and on the 30th of June 2018, they tied the knot at Oxfordshire, England, in a clandestine wedding ceremony.
It would appear that Charles was not her only love interest because she was an item with Ed Fornieles who earns a living as a sculptor. The duo met at Oxford when Ed was still a student at the Ruskin School of Art. Their relationship took-off in 2006 but unfortunately, it hit the rocks in 2014 after several years together.
Felicity Jones has amassed a net worth of $6 million, mainly from her career in the entertainment industry. It is expected that her wealth will show some positive change in subsequent reviews since the actress is still relevant, doing what she knows best.
Other Facts About Felicity Jones
Felicity has been acting since she was 11 at Central Junior Television – an after-school workshop sponsored by Central Television. She was part of Treasure Seekers in 1996. The actress was on the set of The worst Witch – a TV series, she equally put in an appearance in its sequel titled the Weirdsister College which took off in 2001. The BBC series popularly known as Servants gave her a cameo role and she played the part of Emma Grundy In The Archers, aired on the radio.
2008 saw her on the set of The Chalk Garden, Felicity Jones has portrayed several characters in movies like the 2007 Northanger Abbey, Chéri in 2009, Brideshead Revisited 2008 as well as The Tempest in 2010. Her movies titled Like Crazy and Theory of Everything led her to receive a few prestigious awards and nominations among many others.
Felicity Jones is not very tall, her height is listed as 5 feet 3 inches which is same as 160cm. Her last listed weight is 55 kg which approximates 121 pounds. The actress’ general body stats from bust to hip is summarized as 33-27-34, she wears a bra size of 32A, a dress size of 8 USA and a shoe size of 8 US. She has dark brown hair and green eyes.
Awards and Accolades
The role she portrayed in Like Crazy won her several awards, notable among them is a Special Jury price she got at the Sundance Film Festival of 2011. She also swept nominations for her role in The Theory of Everything for SAG, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Academy Awards for the Best Actress in 2014. Felicity was the recipient of BAFTA Britannia Award in the category of British Artist of the year and in 2008, she got nominated as Best Newcomer in the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for her effort in the Chalk Garden.