Daisy Ridley is a young English actress who is famous for her role as Rey in the new Star Wars movie franchise.
Daisy Ridley took acting training since an early age. Initially she appeared in small roles on British television. Daisy Ridley made her debut with ‘Scrawl’ (2015) the British independent horror movie.
Daisy Ridley’s role in Star Wars has given her worldwide fame. Daisy Ridley has earned numerous awards and nominations till date owing to her impressive acting skills.
About Daisy Ridley
|Real Name||Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley|
|Date of Birth||10th April 1992|
|Place of Birth||Westminster (London)|
|Education||Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science from Open University (UK)|
|Height||5 ft 7"
(170 cm) approximately
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Hazel Green|
Family & Relationships
|Mother||Louise Fawkner-Corbett Ridley
|Net Worth||INR 14,00,00,000
(USD 2 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -
Scrawl, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), The Eagle Huntress (2016), Murder on the Orient Express, Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Ophelia (2018)
Casualty - "All the Walls Come Tumbling Down" (2013), Youngers - "A to B and the Apologu" (2013), Toast of London - "Vanity Project" (2013), Silent Witness (2014), Star Wars: Force of Destiny - Rey's voice (2017-2018)
The Boyfriend (2010) and Dominoes (2012)
|First Movie||Scrawl (2015)|
|Favorite Actresses||Felicity Jones and Carey Mulligan|
|Hobbies||Loves watching movies, TV and acting|
Daisy Ridley is recognized for her slim and athletic figure. Daisy Ridley’s bright smile and infectious laughter are loved by fans and co-stars alike. Daisy Ridley was inspired by her great-uncle Arnold Ridley who was a renowned British playwright. Daisy Ridley began taking acting lessons when she was around 9 years old. Daisy Ridley started her acting career with a couple of stage performances before moving to British television industry. Today, Daisy Ridley’s role of Rey has made her one of the generation’s most popular British actresses.
Daisy Ridley’s age is around 29, as Daisy Ridley was born on the 10th of April, 1992 in Westminster, London. Daisy Ridley’s height is around 5 ft 7 inches (170 cm). Daisy Ridley’s weight is around 50 kg (110 lbs). Daisy Ridley’s hobbies include watching TV shows and movies while Daisy Ridley’s passion is acting.
Daisy Ridley’s father is Christopher Ridley, a professional photographer, while Daisy Ridley’s mother is Louise Fawkner-Corbett Ridley, a banker by profession. Daisy Ridley is the youngest of 3 children to her parents. Although does not have any brothers Daisy Ridley’s older sisters are Kika Rose and Poppy Sophia. Daisy Ridley’s relationship status is currently singly. Daisy Ridley’s ex-boyfriend is Charlie Hamblett, a British television actor.
Daisy Ridley’s commercial success has been as significant as her rise to popularity. Daisy Ridley’s net worth is estimated around INR 14 crores (USD 2 Million).
Daisy Ridley’s talent has been recognized widely and Daisy Ridley has won several renowned acting awards till date. The list of Daisy Ridley’s awards include winning the:
- Zed Fest Film Festival’s Outstanding Acting Performance Award for her debut role in ‘Scrawl’ (2015)
- Florida Film Critics Circle Awards’ Breakthrough Award for her role in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ (2016)
- Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ (2016)
- MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ (2016)
- Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Breakout Star for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ (2016)
- Empire Award for Best Actress for her excellent role in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ (2018)
Apart from winning 6 awards Daisy Ridley has also had around 17 award nominations to her credit too.
Interesting Facts About Daisy Ridley
- Daisy Ridley is also a talented singer and was known to sing and hum all day long on the sets of the Star Wars movies.
- Daisy Ridley loved watching ‘The Great British Baking Show’ (2010) as a teen.
- Daisy Ridley allergic to cats.
- Daisy Ridley was honored with her own statue at the world famous Madame Tussaud’s wax museum in London in August, 2016.
- Daisy Ridley is also a trained dancer, along with being a trained singer.
- Daisy Ridley worked as a bartender for over 2 years before her acting career began.