About Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Ronan is one of the famous actresses of this generation. She has received numerous awards and praises for her professional acting and talent. She is the owner of the 3 Academy award for Best Actress and has achieved other multiple awards.

Quick Info
Full nameSaoirse Una Ronan
Date of Birth12 April 1994
Birth PlaceNew York City, U.S.
Parent(s)Paul Ronan and Monica Ronan
Net worthUS $7 million

Early life

Ronan was born on 12th April of 1994, with the given birth name Saoirse Una Ronan. She was born in the borough of New York City called The Bronx and is the daughter of an Irish actor named Paul Ronan and Monica Ronan. Her parents both are of Irish descent and moved to the U.S. due to the recession, but they again moved back to Ireland after Ronan turned three years old. She spent her short time in a village called Ardattin of County Carlow in Ireland and later moved to Dublin in a town called Howth.

Ronan’s parents were Catholic and grew up as Catholic. She didn’t join the school as she was tutored at home.

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Early career:

Saoirse Ronan made her acting debut by presenting herself in the Irish drama series called The Clinic and her second screen appearance was in another series called Proof. She made her film debut in 2005 with American romantic comedy-drama got I Could Never Be Your Woman, directed by Amy Heckerling. Ronan also auditioned in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix for the character Luna Lovegood but wasn’t successful; she later auditioned in a novel adapted movie called Atonement and eventually received the role of Briony Tallis. Ronan was highly praised for her performance in the movie, and the film also received high praises.

That year, she received Best Supporting Actress from Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and BAFTA Award. In the following years, she appeared in the thriller film, Death Defying Acts, and later in 2008, she played the lead role in science fiction film City of Ember.

Saoirse Ronan again received a starring role in the drama movie called The Lovely Bones alongside other co-stars in 2009. Although the film was quite not successful, Ronan was nominated for BAFTA Award for Best Actress.

Rising star (2010-2014):

In 2010, Saoirse Ronan appeared as the supporting character in the war drama film called The Way Back. In 2011, she starred in the action film called Hanna, directed by Joe Wright. She portrayed a 15 years old girl assassin for which she performed various fight scenes and stunts on her own. Assorted film critics highly prfilmfilmaised her for her performance. Later she went on to voice in the Japanese animated film called Arietty.

In 2011, she co-starred with Alexis Bledel for the action film Violet & Daisy after which she was invited for the role in The Hobbit film series. She kindly declined the offer and appeared in the horror film Byzantium where she portrayed herself as a vampire. That year, she received the Maureen O’Hara Award, which was her first award in 2012.

The following year, Saoirse Ronan appeared in the film called The Host. In the drama, she also got How I Live Now as Meg Rosoff and voiced in Justin and the Knights of Valour. In 2014, she played in the successful film The Grand Budapest Hotel and Lost River.

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2015 and Present:

In 2015, Saoirse Ronan was nominated for Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for her performance in the film Brooklyn. The following year, she voiced in the animated biographical film Loving Vincent. She starred in the comedy-drama film called Lady Bird, portraying Christine’s character, which became the greatest hit film of Ronan. She received Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical with other nominations. After that, she has hosted in other shows and appeared in the multiple music videos.

In 2019, Ronan received the Oscar nomination for her lead role in the movie Little Women.


Personal life 

Talking about the personal life of Ronan, she is quite close to social media. But there are numerous fan accounts on Instagram and Twitter with her name and followers over 100 thousand.

Ronan is both the citizen of Ireland and America, as she possesses both citizenships. She started living independently at the age of 20 and is currently living in her apartment at Greystones of County Wicklow in Ireland.

As of 2020, she celebrated her 26th birthday, but we cannot find much of her dating history till this date. She recently started dating actor Jack Lowden, whom she met on Mary and Queens of Scots’ film set.


Public Image

Besides acting, Saoirse Ronan is involved in various social activities and is actively serving as an Irish Film Institute ambassador, supporting Irish film heritage. Ronan stood against the illegal actions that were taken to the charitable organization. She also showed about the domestic violence that happens in the community through one of Hozier’s songs called “Cherry Wine.” She also supported and became the spokesperson for abortion rights and same-sex marriage. She is also considered a feminist as she has spoken forcefully about the payment gap that resides in the film industry.

Saoirse Ronan is one of the listed persons among the Next-generation Leaders List published by Time magazine in 2016. She also comes under the Best American Actors under 30 lists, which was listed by Indiewire, and she came in No. 6 of Ireland’s greatest film actors today by The Irish Times’ list. In 2018, Net-a-Porter, a fashion website, ranked her as one of the best-dressed women.

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Physical statistics

Saoirse Ronan is in her 20’s and has 5 feet and 6 inches with weight 55 kg. She has a slim body with a chest and waist size 33 inches, and her hip is 34 inches.

Ronan has a beautiful face with a blue eye and blonde hair color, a typical Irish look. Her zodiac sign is Aries. Her sexual orientation is straight.


Net worth

Saoirse Ronan’s net worth is estimated to be around 7 million dollars as of 2020. Her source of income is mainly from the entertainment industry. She has also signed endorsements with various brands, and as a famous star, modeling is prominent.