Who is Lily James?
Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson is a well known British actress who is best known by her stage name Lily James. She started her acting career with theatre thereby appearing in several theatre productions and began casting in Hollywood since 2012. Her portrayal of Cinderella in Disney’s 2015 film of the same name received warm reviews from critics making her name known to the world. Check out this biography to know more about her height, weight, vital stats, age, affairs, boyfriend, cars, house, net worth as well as her lesser known facts.
Lily was born on the 5th of April 1988, in Esher, Surrey, England. She is currently 31 years old.
|Birth Name||Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson|
|Date of Birth||April 05, 1988|
|Place of Birth||Esher, Surrey, England|
- Father – Jamie Thomson (Actor and Musician)
- Mother – Ninette Thomson (née Mantle) (Actress)
- Siblings – Charlie Thomson (Older Brother), Sam Thomson (Younger Brother)
- Relatives – Helen Horton (Grandmother) (American Actress)
Lily James obtained her basic education from the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. She then attended Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and graduated in 2010.
Lily has been dating Doctor Who fame Matt Smith since 2014.
She had a brief relationship with an English actor Jack Fox in the past.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 7 inches|
Centimeters – 170 cm
Meters – 1.7 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 55 kg|
Pounds – 121 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Shoe Size||9 (US) / 39.5 (EU)|
|Dress Size||2 (US) / 6 (UK) / 32 (EU)|
|Distinctive Features||Slim figure|
She first appeared in a short film Chemistry as Ines in 2012. Lily has won accolades for her performances in films like Wrath of the Titans (2012) and Fast Girls (2012). She is also known for her title role in the 2015 release Cinderella. James also made her singing debut in the film’s end credits, covering “A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes”.
She is best known for her role as Lady Rose McClare in Downton Abbey, a period drama that was aired on TV between 2012 and 2014.
She made her maiden TV entry as Ethel Brown in four episodes of the Just William series in 2010.
- She won Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Downton Abbey for the consecutive two years in 2015 and 2015.
- In 2015, She won Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards for her stunning performance in Cinderella.
Lily James Net worth
Lily James has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars. She is one of the popular faces of Hollywood, who played the lady lead in the 2017 action film, Baby Driver.
Lily James Favorites
- Favorite Food – Chocolates
- Favorite Disney Characters – Ariel and Belle
- Favorite Brand – Erdem & Prada
- Favorite People – Bradley Cooper, Jamie Dornan & Helena Bonham Carter
- Hobbioes – Acting, Dacing
“To be honest, I already feel that being in Downton is a fairy tale come true, so to metamorphose into Cinderella is completely wonderful and surreal.”
“I never want to be one of those actors who sits around pretending it isn’t totally exciting.”
“I would like to be a decent example to other girls and that probably means believing in their belief in me. I want to respect the dream we’re all having.”
“I am still amazed at the success I have had since leaving Tring Park. I credit my time there as really giving me the grounding and acting skills to succeed in the world of entertainment. They encouraged me to be confident in my abilities, while nurturing my dedication and drive for acting.”
Social Media Portfolio
Instagram – lilyjamesofficial
Lily James Facts
Lily James actually went ent to audition for Anastasia, the stepsister of Cinderella but got the lead role in Cinderella.
She believes in women empowerment and feels good to see actresses who are healthy and curvy.
She has been named as the next Keira Knightley.
Lily James won the Editor’s Choice award at the Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards in 2018.