Who is Daisy Ridley?

Daisy Ridley is a well-known English actress who was popularly known for her role as Rey in the “Star Wars” sequel trilogy. She has been seen working actively since the year 2013.

Quick Info
Full NameDaisy Jazz Isobel Ridley
Date of Birth10 April 1992
Birth PlaceWestminster, London, England
Parent(s)Chris Ridley and Louise Fawkner-Corbett
Partner(s)Tom Bateman (2017–present)
Net worthUS $9 million

Personal Life and Relationship

Daisy Ridley, whose full name is Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley, was born on 10 April 1992 in Westminster, London, England as a daughter of father, Chris Ridley, and mother, Louise Fawkner-Corbett. Her mother is a banker where her father is a photographer. Ridley has two sisters as siblings, and they were Kika Rose and Poppy Sophia, where she also had two half-sisters who were older than her. She is the youngest among her sisters.

Ridley is in a relationship with an actor Tom Bateman since 2017, where they met each other on the set of Murder on the Orient Express. 

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Nationality and physical Stats

Daisy Ridley holds an English nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She is currently 28 years old, with a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) and 55kg. She had got the body measurements of 35-24-35 inches and had got brown hair with hazel eyes. As she was born on 10 April, her zodiac sign is Aries.

Early Life and Education

In her early life, she loved the movie “Matilda,” and she followed the Harry Potter series. In Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, she was able to win a scholarship where she had studied between the ages of 9 and 18. Later, she joined the University of London, where she started to study classical civilization. She used to work as a barmaid in two different pubs, which is for two years before she was cast in an American epic space opera movie “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” In the year 2016, she started to study a Bachelor of Arts in social science, where she learned through online courses.


Early roles and Star Wars breakthrough (2013-2015)

Daisy Ridley started her career in acting after being cast into the minor role as Fran Bedingfield in an episode of “And the Walls Come Tumbling Down” in a British medical drama series “Casulty” in 2013. In the same year, she was again seen playing a minor role as Jessie in a British comedy-drama series “Youngers” and seen as Charlotte in a British television sitcom “Toast of London.” 

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Also, she was seen starting her film career after she was cast in an interactive short movie “Lifesaver” as Jo in the year 2013. In the same year, she was also cast into short films like “Blue Season” as Sarah, “100% BEEF” as Girl, and in “Crossed Wires” as Her. Later, she also appeared in a music video of Wiley in “Lights On.”  After that, she was also cast in another short movie, “Under” in 2014. 

In the same year, Daisy Ridley had been cast as Hannah Kennedy in a British crime drama television series “Silent Witness” in the episode of “Fraternity,” where the BBC produced the series. Further, she was seen playing the role of Roxy Starlet in 2.8 episodes of a British period drama television series “Mr. Selfridge.”

In 2015, Daisy Ridley was cast in an independent British supernatural horror-thriller movie “Scrawl” as Hannah, where the film was written and directed by Peter Hearn. In the same year, she was cast as Rey in an American epic space opera movie “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” where the movie was able to earn a major box-office hit and the highest-grossing film of 2015. Everyone attracted her for her outstanding performance as Rey, and the movie helps her succeed in her career. That year, she was also seen providing her voice in an action-adventure sandbox video game “Disney Infinity.”

Continued Star Wars success (2016 – present)

In 2016, Daisy Ridley was seen proving her voice over Taeko Okaima in a Japanese animated drama movie “Only Yesterday.” After that, she had also provided her voice-over Narrator in the documentary movie “The Eagle Huntress,” where she was also the executive producer of the film.

In 2017, she was cast into the mystery thriller movie “Murder in the Orient Express” as Mary Debenham. In the same year, she was again back with her outstanding performance in an American epic space opera movie “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” which is the second installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy. In that year, she also provided her voice-over, Rey, in an animated web series, “Stars Wars Forces of Destiny.”

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Likewise, Daisy Ridley appeared as Ophelia in a British –American romantic drama movie “Ophelia” in 2018. The same year, she provided her voice-over Cottontail Rabbit in the live-action or computer-animated comedy movie “Peter Rabbit.” In that year, she again voices over Rey in an American 3D animated science fiction television series “Star Wars Rebels.”

In 2019, Daisy Ridley was again seen playing a role in the third installment of the Star Wars sequel “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” Later, in the year 2020, she provided her voice over the Narrator in the movie “Asteroid Hunters.” Likewise, she was seen as a Guest Judge in the twelfth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race. “ Before she was seen providing her voice in video games like “Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens” as Rey, “Star Wars Battlefront II” as Rey, “The Down of Art” as Guide,” “12 Minutes”, “Baba Yaga” as Magda.

 Further, she will be seen in an upcoming American science fiction movie “Chaos Walking” as Viola Eade, where it will be released in 2021.

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Daisy Ridley is $9 million.