Keira Knightley Biography
Keira Knightley is an English actress. Keira Christina Knightley was born on 26 March 1985 in Teddington, London, to the theatre actors Sharman Macdonald and Will Knightley. Her mother is of Scottish and Welsh descent, while her father is English.
Keira Knightley Age
She is 32 years of age.
Keira Knightley Husband
She is married to James Righton.
Keira Knightley Movies
- AGE OF LOVE
- LAST NIGHT
- BEGIN AGAIN
- THE AFTERMATH
Keira Knightley Acting Career
She began acting as a child on television and made her film debut in 1995. After having worked in supporting roles in various films, she gained recognition with the comedy-drama Bend It Like Beckham in 2002. She achieved international fame after landing the role of Elizabeth Swann in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. One of the highest-paid actresses of Hollywood, Knightley has won an Empire Award and has garnered multiple nominations for the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award.
She became known for starring in period dramas such as Pride & Prejudice (2005), for which she earned nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress; Atonement (2007), for which she was nominated again for a Golden Globe; Silk (2007); The Duchess (2008); A Dangerous Method (2011); and Anna Karenina (2012). She has also appeared in a variety of other genres, including the romantic comedy Love Actually (2003), as Guinevere in the historical action King Arthur(2004), the psychological thriller The Jacket (2005), biographical action Domino (2005), the historical romantic drama The Edge of Love(2008), the film noir London Boulevard (2010), the dystopian science fiction Never Let Me Go (2010), the romantic drama Last Night(2010), and the dark comedy Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012).
In its 2008 list, Forbes identified she as the second-highest-paid actress in Hollywood, with reported earnings of US$32 million in 2007, making her the only non-American on the list of highest-paid actresses that year. In 2014, she was nominated for a Golden Globe, a SAG, a BAFTA Award, and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the historical drama The Imitation Game. In October 2015, she made her Broadway debut in the title role of Thérèse Raquin.
Keira Knightley Net Worth
Knightley has a net worth of $60 million dollars.