Who is Daisy Ridley?
Daisy Ridley is an English actress and she is popularly known for her roles as Rey in the 2019 film Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and as Roxy Starlet in the 2014 film Mr Selfridge and she has also starred in other films and television series such as Youngers and Ophelia.
Biography and Education
Daisy Ridley was born Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley on the 10th of April, 1992 in Westminster, London, England and she was raised in Maida Vale and she was born to her mother Louise Fawkner-Corbett, a banker and Christopher Ridley, a photographer and she grew up with two older sisters named Kika Rose Ridley and Poppy Sophia Ridley.
Daisy Ridley attended Tiring Park School for the Performing Arts, which is located in Hertfordshire and she did so on scholarship, she later enrolled at the Birkbeck, University of London, where she studied classical civilization, but she later dropped out to focus full time on her acting career, but in 2016, she enrolled at Open University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in social sciences.
Movies and Career
Daisy Ridley has starred in movies such as; Lifesaver as Jo, Blue Season as Sarah, 100% BEEF as Girl and Crossed Wires in 2013, Under as waitress in 2014, Scrawl as Hannah and Star Wars: The Forces Awakens as Rey in 2015, Only Yesterday as Taeko Okajima and The Eagle Huntress as Narrator in 2016, Murder of the Orient Express as Mary Debenham and Star Wars: The Last Jedi as Rey in 2017, Ophelia as Ophelia and Peter Rabbit as Cottontail in 2018, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalkers as Rey in 2019, Chaos as Viola Eade in 2020 and many more.
She has also starred in television series and shows such as Casualty as Fran Bedingfield, Youngers as Jessie and Toast of London as Charlotte in 2013, Silent Witness as Hannah Kennedy and Mr Selfridge as Roxy Starlet in 2014, Star Wars Forces of Destiny as Rey from 2017 to 2018 and many more.
She has also featured in Theatre plays such as The Boy Friend as Nancy in 2010 and Dominoes as Daisy in 2012 and many more.
Ridley has featured in video games such as Disney Infinity 3.0 as Rey in 2015, Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Rey in 2016, Star Wars Battlefront II as Rey in 2017 and many more.
Awards and Nominations
Daisy Ridley won the outstanding acting performance at the Zed Fest Film Festival in 2015, she won the FCC breakout Award at the 2015 Florida Film Critics Circle, she won the best female newcomer at the 2016 Empire Awards, she won the best breakthrough performance at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards, she won the Choice Movie: Breakout Star in 2016, she won the best actress at the 2018 Empire Awards, she was nominated for breakthrough film artist at the 2016 Georgia Film Critics Association, she was nominated for best female action star and best breakthrough performance at the 2016 EDA Awards, she was nominated for favorite movie actress at the 2016 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, she was nominated for best actress at the 2016 Saturn Awards, she was nominated for choice movie actress in a Sci-fi/fantasy and Choice Movie: Breakout star at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards and over the years, she has won many more awards and nominated for many more.
Height, Weight and Personal Looks
Daisy Ridley stands at a height of 5ft 7inches, she weighs 68kg, she is fair in complexion, has brown hair color and blue eye color.
Daisy Ridley was born to her father named Christopher Ridley and to her mother named Louise Fawkner-Corbett and she grew up with two older sisters named Kika-Rose Ridley and Poppy Sophia Ridley.
Partner / Husband
Daisy Ridley is currently in a relationship with Tom Bateman and they have been together since 2016 and they reportedly got engaged in 2018.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Daisy Ridley is of British nationality and white ethnicity.
Zodiac Sign and Birthday
Daisy Ridley was born on the 10th of April, 1992, therefore her zodiac sign is Aries and she celebrates her birthday on the 10th of April each year.
Social Media Presence
Ridley is very active on social media, as of recent, she has accumulated over 300,000 Twitter followers, over 2 million Instagram followers and she is also active on a host of other social media networks.
Controversies, rumors and legal issues
Back in August, 2016, Ridley made some derogatory comments about anti-gun violence policies on Instagram, and after being heavily criticized for it, she deleted her Instagram account, but after a few months, she re-activated her social media account.
Daisy Ridley and her family currently reside in London, England.
Daisy Ridley’s real name or full name is Daisy Jazz Isobel.
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Daisy Ridley Net Worth and Salary
Daisy Ridley net worth is estimated to be $11 million and she earns over $1 million as salary annually and her net worth accumulated due to the success in her career as an actress and for starring in films such as The Eagle Huntress and Only Yesterday.
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