You might recognize Talulah Riley from her role as Angela on HBO’s hit science fiction/Western show – Westworld, however, the English actress has been active in the industry for over a decade, since 2003. She has appeared in several movies over the years including St Trinian’s, St Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold, Inception, The Boat That Rocked and Pride & Prejudice.
Talulah was featured on the cover of Esquire, an American men’s magazine, in March 2010. A year later in 2011, she was named by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) as a “Brit to Watch”.
Bio & Age
Talulah Jane Riley-Milburn was born on the 26th of September, 1985 to Una Riley and Doug Milburn. Her mother was a founder of a PR company and Security Systems Company while her father was the former head of the National Crime Squad. After leaving the National Crime Squad, her father began working as a screenwriter and has written several episodes for The Bill, Prime Suspect, and Silent Witness. Being the only child of affluent parents, Talulah had a very privileged upbringing.
She grew up in Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire with her family. For her secondary education, Riley attended Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls, Berkhamsted Collegiate School and Cheltenham Ladies’ College. For her tertiary education, she studied Natural Sciences at the Open University. It was around the same time she began acting in London.
Talulah Riley’s Net Worth
Talulah Riley has an impressive net worth of $18m. The bulk of that sum comes from her first and second divorce from her billionaire ex-husband – Elon Musk. After the first divorce, Talulah received $4.2 Million as her divorce settlement. After her second divorce from Elon, she received a $16 million settlement.
The rest of her net worth comes from her many efforts in her acting career.
Talulah got her career started with modest appearances on television shows including Poirot, Doctor Who, Marple and Nearly Famous. Her most famous television role remains her appearance on the science fiction show – Westworld.
Her film appearances include Inception, where she played a disguise Tom Hardy‘s character adopted. She also appeared in the 2012 film White Frog which also starred Booboo Stewart, Harry Shum Jr, Gregg Sulkin, B. D. Wong, Tyler Posey, Manish Dayal and Joan Chen.
Talulah Riley was cast in the lead role of Jane in The Summer House opposite Robert Pattinson. She also appeared in Thor: The Dark World, The Bad Education Movie and Submerged.
Her acting roles are not limited to film and television roles. The actress also takes on theatres roles. She made her debut in 2005 in The Philadelphia Story at London’s not-for-profit producing theatre, The Old Vic. She also appeared in the 2006 revival of Summer And Smoke for which her performance received critical acclaim by critics.
Personal Life – Relationship With Elon Musk (Ex-Husband)
In 2008, when Talulah Riley was only 22 years old, she started dating Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur. The two got married two years later at the Dornoch Cathedral in 2010. In 2012, Elon Musk announced that their relationship had ended and he was filing for a divorce.
Shortly after, the two reconciled and in 2013, Elon and Talulah remarried. They stated in an interview that not only were they reconciled but they were living together with Elon’s five children from his previous marriage.
In 2014, it was reported that the billionaire had filed for divorce again. Shortly after, the divorce petition was withdrawn. A few months later, the two separated again and filed for divorce which was finalized in October 2016.
It is no secret that the two loved each other very much, which was what led to the repeated back and forth between the couple.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Talulah Riley is in amazing shape which is to be expected, considering that she is an actress and model. She stands tall at 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) and weighs 57 kg (126 lbs). Her body measurements are 35-24-34 in while her dress size is recorded to be 6 (US) or 36 (EU). Her shoe/feet size is 8.5 (US) and her bra size is 32C.
While it is apparent that the actress does put in the effort with both her diet and workouts in order to look as remarkable as she does, her actual exercise regiment and diet is not known.