About Gemma Arterton

Gemma Christina Arterton is a popular English actress, activist, and film producer who is actively working from 2007 to now.

Quick Info
Full NameGemma Christina Arterton
Date of Birth2 February 1986
Birth PlaceGravesend, Kent, England
Parent(s)Sally-Anne heap and Barry J. Arterton
OccupationActress, Film Producer
Spouse(s)Stefano Catelli
​​(m. 2010; div. 2015)​
Rory Keenan ​(m. 2019)
Net worthUS $13 million

Personal Life 

Gemma Christina Arterton was born on 2 February 1986 in Gravesend Kent, England, where she was born with Polydactyl, which means to have extra fingers, but the doctor removed them after some time of her birth. Arterton’s father, Barry J. Arterton, is a Welder, and her mother, Sally-Anne Heap, runs a cleaning business, but they both decided to separate, so they gave divorce for each other when she was just a child. As a sibling, she had got a younger sister whose name is Hannah Arterton, where she is also an actress. Her grandmother used to be a concert violinist.

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At the “Quantum of Solace” set, Gemma Arterton met John Nolan and started to live together near Alexandra Palace, but their relationship was only kept from 2007 to 2008. After that, she met Spanish stuntman Munoz on the set of “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” in 2008, and they also started to live together in London, where they lived only for six months.

Later, in 2010, Gemma Arterton got married to Stefano Catello, but they decided to live separately in 2013, where they were legally divorced in 2015 at the Central Family Court Holborn. After that, she declared that she was not that kind of person who believed in exchanging vows and said that she wanted to walk down to the path again. Later, she had also expressed that, before having children, she wanted to earn fame in her acting career and she wanted to accomplish until she reaches her goals where it was stated in 2013. Later, she got married to actor Rory Keenan.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Gemma Arterton holds British nationality, and she was a German-Jewish, where her grandmother was German-Jewish. She is currently 34 years old, where her height is 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m) with a weight of 68 kg. Her body measurements are 36-28-38 inches. She had got dark brown hair with dark brown eyes. As she was born on 2 February 1986, her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Early Life and Education

After her parents decided to live separately, she lived with her mother and her younger sister, where she spent her childhood and grown up with them. Later, she joined “Gravesend Grammar School for Girls, which is located in Kent, and she also made her first attempt in the production of Alan Ayckbourn’s “The Boys Who Fell into a Book.” She won the best actress price from that performance where it was a competition made at a local festival.

Later, Gemma Arterton left “Gravesend Grammer school” when she was 16 years old and joined into the “Miskin Theatre at North West Kent College” to focus on her acting. After that, she was offered the full scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), where she completed her graduation in 2008.

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Gemma Arterton had started her professional career after she had seen playing a role in Stephen Poliakodd’s drama “Capturing Mary,” where at that time, she was still in her drama school. In July 2007, she was seen in Shakespear’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” as Rosaline, which was done at the Globe Theatre in London where it was played before her graduation. Later, she was seen in the comedy movie “St Trinian’s” as Head Girl Kelly alongside Caterina Murino and Russell Brand in 2007.

In the year 2008, she was seen playing a role in the James Bond film “Quantum of Solace,” where she had been selected among fifteen hundred candidates to play in Bond Girl Strawberry Fields, which was described as a nice sized role. Further, she was seen in the BBC adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s “Tess of the d’Urbervilles,” where she was seen as the eponymous protagonist.

After that, Gemma Arterton was seen in the ITV series like “Lost in Austen” in 2008, and in 2009, she was seen in the movie “The Disappearance of Alice Creed” where she was seen as kidnapped, and she was misbehaved. In the shooting time, she was handcuffed to the bed and also wear a ball gag in her mouth throughout where she chooses to remain tied to the ground even if the camera was not on her and she also joked about her crew that if she chats too much, they will put ball gag again. After the movie was released, it received good feedback, and many people liked her performance.

She also became the face of Avon’s Bond Girl 007 fragrance, launched in October 2008. After that, she was seen in the comedy play “The Little Dog Laughed,” Later, she was confirmed about becoming the part of “Wuthering Heights” as Catherine, but she decided to leave the project. 

In 2020, Gemma Arterton was seen in movies like “Clash of the Titans,” “Prince of the Persia: The Sands of Time,” and “Tamara Drewe.” She was also seen playing in the Almeida Theatre’s production of “The Master Builder,” which received lots of positive response for her outstanding performance. She was able to nominate for the British Academy of film and television Arts Rising Star Award, which played the lead role in “Tamara Drewe” and “The Disappearance of Alice Creed” in 2011. At the International Film Festival of Marrakech, she was also selected for a competition jury in 2012.

Later, she was seen in the action-horror movie “Hansel and Grete: Witch Hunters,” where she played the role of Gretel, which was released on 25 January 2013. After that, she played in a tragedy like “The Duchess of Malfi.” Besides, she was seen in the psychological thriller film, “The Voice.”

Further, in 2015, Gemma Arterton was seen in the French comedy Drama movie “Gemma Bovery” for this movie, she learned to speak French, which she had not spoken yet. In the film, he was seen, which includes “Made in Dagenham” and seen playing the fictional character as Rita O’ Grady. She also received an Olivier Award for the Best Actress in a Musical and won the Evening Standard award for Newcomer in a Musical.

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In 2015, Gemma Arterton was seen in another movie, “Under the Skin.” In 2016, she played a role in Shakespeare’s Globe, where she was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actress in a play and 73rd Venice International Film festival. She was named a member of the main competition. After that, she was also nominated for BIFA for Best Supporting Actress for the science fiction movie “The Girl with All the Gifts.” Later, she had appeared in “Leading Lady parts,” “Orphan,” “Saint Joan,” and “Atheir Fines.”

In 2018, Gemma Arterton co-produced and co-created the British drama film “The Escape,” which received lots of best and excellent feedback and nominated for a BIFA award for Best actress. Later, she has also awarded Woman Of The Year, and again in 2018, she became the 928 new members were invited to be the part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science.

Further, in 2019, Gemma Arterton was seen in the comedy “Murder Mystery,” and after that in “Vita and Virginia,” a 2018 biographical romantic drama film. After that, she showed herself in the short film “Hayley Alien,” and later, she was seen in the upcoming World War II film “Summerland.”

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Gemma Arterton is $13 million.