Daisy Ridley is an English actress. In December 2019, Ridley appeared in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the final film in the sequel trilogy. On April 7, 2023, Star Wars will announce three new movies in which Daisy will reprise her role as Reyna.
Daisy Ridley Personal Life
Daisy Ridley was born on 10 April 1992 in London, England to Christopher Ridley, a photographer, and Louise Fawkner-Corbett, a worker in internal communications for a bank. She has two elder sisters- Kika-Rose Ridley and Poppy Sophia Ridley, and two elder half-sisters.
Ridley worked as a bartender in two different London pubs for almost two years. Ridley stated that her favorite film growing up was Matilda (1996), citing the title character, played by Mara Wilson, as a role model.
Daisy Ridley Career
In 2013, Ridley began her career with small roles in TV shows Youngers, Toast of London, Silent Witness, Mr. Selfridge, and Casualty. She appeared in the short film Blue Season, which entered the Sci-Fi London 48-Hour Film Challenge.
Ridley starred in three Lifesaver films, an interactive film that was nominated for a BAFTA. She also appeared in the music video for Wiley’s song “Lights On”, portraying the character of Kim. Ridley made her acting debut in the British independent horror film Scrawl in 2015 after her scenes from the British comedy The Inbetweeners 2 were deleted in the final cut.
In April 2014, it was announced that Ridley would play Rey, one of the main characters in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She appeared in the film in February 2014. As an actor, she was, according to Rolling Stone, “completely unknown.” Her choice to direct J. J. Abrams was seen as an echo of the efforts of George Lucas to cast relatively unknown actors in the lead roles of the film, the first Star Wars film in 1977.
In January 2016, Ridley became an executive producer on the documentary The Eagle Huntress, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2016; she also recorded the story for the film’s wide release. Ridley was one of several actors to appear in Barbra Streisand’s 2016 album Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway. Along with Anne Hathaway, Ridley and Streisand perform “At the Ballet” from A Chorus Line, in which Ridley plays Bebe, one of a trio of dancers hoping to land a role in the upcoming show.
In January 2018, Ridley starred alongside Naomi Watts and Clive Owen in Ophelia, a remake of Hamlet. The project was filmed from April to July 2017 and debuted at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. In February 2018, Ridley starred as Cottontail in Peter Rabbit, an adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s children’s story of the same name.
In December 2019, Ridley appeared in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the final film in the sequel trilogy. In 2021, Ridley starred in Chaos Walking, an adaptation of the young adult novel by Patrick Ness. She played Viola Eade opposite Tom Holland, who played Todd Hewitt. The film was released on March 5, 2021. In 2021–22, she filmed the independent film Once I Think About Dying in Astoria, Oregon, directed by Rachel Lambert and first executive produced by Ridley.
In May 2022, it was announced that Ridley would star in Magpie, a contemporary noir thriller written by her partner Tom Bateman, based on Ridley’s original story and directed by Sam Yates. On April 7, 2023, Star Wars will announce three new movies in which Daisy will reprise her role as Reyna. The upcoming untitled Star Wars film is directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and stars Ridley.
Daisy Ridley Relationship
Since 2017, she has been dating actor Tom Bateman. The duo met on the set of Murder on the Orient Express. In January 2023, Ridley confirmed that she and Bateman were married, during the Sundance Film Festival.
Daisy Ridley Health Condition
In 2016, Ridley revealed that she was diagnosed with endometriosis and polycystic ovary syndrome at the age of 15, which required her to undergo multiple laparoscopic surgeries. She says her condition left her with low self-esteem because of the acne that followed.
Daisy Ridley Net Worth
Daisy has a net worth of $10 million. She gathered her fortune by doing blockbuster roles. She began earning at a very young age.
Daisy Ridley Education
Daisy completed high school at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in 2010. She studied classical civilization at the Birkbeck, University of London. Later, she decided to drop out of the university to focus on her acting career.
In 2016, she started her undergraduate studies in social sciences through online courses at the Open University.
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Daisy Ridley Physical Stats
|Height||5ft 7 in or 170 cm or 1.70 m|
|Weight||55 kgs or 121 pounds|
|Breast Size||32 inches|
|Body Measurements||32-23-33 or 81-58.5-84 cm|
|Chest Size||32 inches or 81 cm|
|Waist Size||23 inches or 58.5 cm|
|Hips Size||33 inches or 84 cm|
|Dress Size||4 (US) or 36 (EU)|
|Shoe Size||9.5 (US) or 40 (EU)|
|Eyes Color||Light Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Daisy Ridley Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley|
|Date of Birth||10 April 1992|
|Birthplace||Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom|
|Profession||Actress, Model, Dancer, Producer|
Poppy Sophia Ridley
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