With the British Academy Television Award in her name, Vanessa Kirby is here to stay in the entertainment business for long. The young actress has shown commendable acting in the Netflix series, The Crown.
Not to mention, her strong presence can be seen in action films like Mission: Impossible-Fallout and Hobbs & Shaw as well. In each role and movie, Kirby presents herself in a new manner, making her fans excited and anticipate the next comeback.
Aside from her professional career and on-screen character, Kirby’s fans are also keen on her personal life. Known for her portraying a strong role on-screen, is Kirby really the same in her real life?
Moreover, is she married? Does she have a boyfriend? And where is Vanessa originally from? All of these queries will be answered right here.
Vanessa Kirby: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Vanessa Nuala Kirby|
|Birth Date||April 18, 1988|
|Birth Place||Wimbledon, London, England|
|Education||University of Birmingham|
|Father’s Name||Roger Kirby|
|Mother’s Name||Jane Kirby|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (170 cm)|
|Weight||55 kgs(121 lbs)|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
Who is Vanessa Kirby?
Vanessa Kirby is a British actress by profession who has played in numerous movies and television shows since her debut in 2010. Some of her acclaimed works include the Netflix series, The Crown, Mission: Impossible, Pieces of Woman, About Time, and many others.
Since the beginning of 2020, Vanessa has actively hosted a podcast series titled True Spies. In the podcast, she gives an insight into the world of espionage while also asking her listener’s various questions.
How old is Vanessa Kirby?- Height and Body Measurements
The gorgeous Princess Margaret in The Crown, Vanessa Kirby shows a powerful performance in the series. This talented actress was born on April 18, 1988, which means she is 32 years old. Also, her star sign happens to be Aries, a competitive and passionate sign of the bunch.
Likewise, Kirby is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 55 kgs(121 lbs). She has a slender figure, measuring 32-26-34 inches, which gives her an hourglass shape.
Aside from her physique, it is her grey colored eyes that attract the attention the most. Added to that, Vanessa has shoulder-length blonde hair.
Vanessa Kirby’s Early Life and Family
Popular for her role as Princess Margaret, actress Vanessa Kirby was born as Vanessa Nuala Kirby in Wimbledon, London, England. She is the daughter of urologist Roger Kirby and former Country Living magazine editor, Jane.
Likewise, Vanessa grew up with her two siblings, Joe and Juliet. Also, actors Vanessa Redgrave and Corin Redgrave were their family friends. Their current status at the moment is sadly unknown.
Moving on to her education, Vanessa went to Lady Eleanor Holles School in Hampton. She travelled around the world after being rejected by Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. But soon after, Kirby enrolled at the University of Exeter.
How much is Vanessa Kirby’s net worth?
On her way to stardom, Vanessa Kirby is a known name in the British entertainment industry. Recently, she has made many international fans with her solid performances in The Crown and Mission Impossible.
Thanks to her hard work and dedication, Vanessa has built an impressive repertoire for herself. At the moment, the British actress has accumulated a net worth of $4 million.
Not to mention, most of her income comes from her success as an actress. But still, to this date, Vanessa has not mentioned or revealed her actual income and assets.
How Vanessa Kirby found success? From Theatre to Movies
Looking back at Vanessa Kirby’s career, we can see her early work dates back to 2009. It was when she was signed to a talent agency and met the theatre director, David Thacker. Through him, Kirby starred in three theatre productions; All My Sons, Ghosts, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, all in 2009.
Right after that, Kirby performed at the National Theatre as Isabella in Women Beware Women alongside Harriet Walter and Harry Melling. As time passed by, Vanessa started getting a lot of attention for her works. Alfred Hickling from The Guardian even described her as a “significant new talent.”
Some of her other famous theatre works include Edward II, A Streetcar Named Desire, Uncle Vanya, and A Streetcar Named Desire(2016). Even after entering the major motion pictures, Vanessa kept appearing in numerous theatre works.
Following that, Vanessa then transcended from theatre works to television screen from her debut work The Hour. Similarly, Kirby starred in the critically acclaimed movies, About Time as Rachel McAdams‘s best friend, Joanna. With that, Kirby then won appeared as the Young Vic in another acclaimed production, Three Sisters followed by The Rise.
Along with her highly acclaimed works, Vanessa then went on and starred in other movies like Kill Command, Jupiter Ascending, Queen and Country, and Hope and Glory to name a few.
However, Vanessa Kirby’s got international acclaim after the Netflix series, The Crown got success. In the series, the British actress portrayed the role of Princess Margaret. For her fantastic performance, Kirby was nominated for a BAFTA award in 2017 and won two awards in 2018.
Moreover, Vanessa won the Best Actress Awards at the 2020 Venice Film Festival for acting in Pieces of a Woman. The debut English movie of Kornel Mundruzco, the movie depicted the degrading marriage of a couple.
Does Vanessa Kirby have a boyfriend?- More on her personal life
As expected, Vanessa’s fans have been curious about her dating life just as much as her professional career. To those who were aware, Vanessa was dating her boyfriend, Callum Turner, for four years now. Sadly, in February of 2020, The Crown actress confirmed the two had split after all these years.
Callum, who starred in the latest film adaptation of Jane Austen‘s Emma also appeared as Theseus Scamander in the Harry Potter sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
Likewise, the two rising actors met back in 2014 while starring in a post-war British comedy flick, Queen & Country. The two only started dating in 2015 and revealed their relationship in 2017, when Vanessa was seen kissing her Mission Impossible co-star, Tom Cruise. To stop the rumors of them dating, Vanessa opened up about her on-going relationship with Callum.
But after all these, the two lovers have finally called it quits. What’s the reason? Well, it seems their packed schedule has kept the two from meeting each other as usual. One source stated how flooded they are with offers.
“Vanessa and Callum are both rising stars in the acting world and in the last few years they have been flooded with offers. It’s a really exciting time for them both. But as their career has taken off, their relationship has suffered and they have gradually grown apart.”
Moreover, the source claimed the two were sad about it and even worked to make things right.
But if things are not right, then nothing can make it work. Hence, at the moment, Vanessa Kirby is living a single life, and so is Callum.
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