Billie Piper is a successful singer, dancer as well as an actress. Billie Piper had risked Rose Tyler, a companion to The Doctor from 2005 to 2006, in the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who, reprising the role in 2008, 2010, and 2013.
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
As of now, Piper is 38 years old. She was born on 22nd September 1982, in Swindon, England. She was born to father Paul Victor Piper and mother Mandy Kane Kent. Piper was grown up with three siblings, named Charley, Harly, and Elle. Likewise, she is of British nationality. Furthermore, there is no information regarding her ethnicity.
Piper had released her tracks Because We Want To which went out No. 1 on the U.K. chart. After that track, she gained huge popularity and at the age of 15 years old. After being famed, she left her home and moved with her aunt and uncle to London. Talking about her educational career, she joined Sylvia Young Theatre School as well as Bradon Forest School.
Talking about her professional life, Piper was selected to appear on Saturday morning children’s television show Scratchy & Co. At the age of 15, she got offered a record deal. After that, she became the youngest artist to get a debut at number one in the UK Album Chart. She initially endeavors her feature in a TV commercial to promote ‘Smash Hits,’ a British pop music magazine. In 1998, she contracted a recording contract with ‘Innocent Records.’
Likewise, she released her first album Honey to the B (1998) which went platinum Her second album was Walk of Life (2003). From 2004 onwards, She focused on acting. She made an appearance in The Doctor (2005-06), Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007-11), and in Doctor Who (2008, 2010 and 2013).
In 2000, she released her second album, Walk of Life, which topped Number 14 in the UK Album Chart. She even appeared in court to testify against a woman named Juliet Peters in 2001. On October 19, 2006, she issued her autobiography, ‘Growing Pains,’ through ‘Hodder & Stoughton.’ This book was re-released on August 9, 2007.
Likewise, she played a notable role in the semi-fictional character ‘Hannah Baxter,’ a high-end London call girl and the protagonist of the ‘ITV2’ TV drama ‘Secret Diary of a Call Girl.’ In this series, she plays the role in the works of former London call girl Dr. Brooke Magnanti, famous as “Belle de Jour.” The series aired in September 27, 2007, and ended March 22, 2011.
She was part of the main cast of the British-American horror drama series ‘Penny Dreadful.’ This was aired from May 11, 2014, to June 19, 2016. She featured her in the role of a poor Irish immigrant, ‘Brona Croft,’ trying to get rid of her brutal, violent past.
One of her most remarkable performances in ‘Her’ in an adaptation of Spanish dramatist Federico García Lorca’s 1934 play ‘Yerma.’ The performance was staged ‘Young Vic’ in 2016 and 2017 and at the ‘Wade Thompson Drill Hall’ and at the ‘Park Avenue Armoury,’ New York, in 2018.
In 2008, she had made an appearance as Rose in the series four final episodes “Turn Left”, “The Stolen Earth”, and “Journey’s End”. Then she performed on The Graham Norton Show that the producers had not asked her to take part in an episode of Doctor Who in 2013. She has played among numerous TV shows; Collateral, Two For Joy, and Beast in March 2018. Similarly, she also fulfilled her childhood dream and took Yerma for a sell-out run on Broadway.
In the 2019 UK general election, she supported tactical voting and financed the Liberal Democrats, the Labour Party and the Green Party in seats where they could stop Boris Johnson and the Conservatives from winning.
Piper has accompanied a great amount of money through her profession. Her estimated net worth is around $12 million. However, her salary and income are still under review.
Awards and Nomination
Talking about her achievement, Piper was nominated for two BRIT Awards and won two awards at the 1999 Smash Hits Poll Winners’ party. She was also nominated for “Best TV Supporting Actress” in the 2015 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards. She is also an achieved stage actress and won critical acclaim for her performance in Yerma, winning six best actress awards. Besides this, Piper has won many awards like “Best Actress” awards, an Olivier Award, a WhatsOnStage Award, as well as an Evening Standard Theatre Award.
Talking about her personal life, Piper is in a relationship. She started dating Johnny Lloyd in 2016. On 1 August 2018, she announced the pregnancy with her third child. Later, she gave birth to daughter Tallulah in early January 2019 with Johnny. Similarly, the lovebirds enjoying their love life blissfully.
Previously, she married Chris Evans in a secret ceremony in May 2001. Their marriage got lots of comments being Chris 16 years younger than her. However, the duo separated in 2004 and later divorced in May 2007.
Furthermore, she was married to an actor Laurence Fox. The couple got married in December 2007, at St Mary’s Church in Easebourne, West Sussex. After one year of marriage, they had the first child. Son Winston James was born in October 2008 and second son, Eugene Pip, in April 2012. In 2016 the couple had ended up their marriages.
Regarding her rumors and controversy, in the past, there is no such record about it. She has managed to keep her self away from controversies. But, recently the record says that she had made her “most controversial career move so far” after fans reacted to her character throwing a pizza onto the floor in BBC drama Collateral.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Piper is a very good looking woman and a hardworking person. She has an amazing personality with a stunning body. Her height is around 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 55 kg. Therefore, her body measurement is 36-25-35. Likewise, she has blonde color hair and brown eyes.
Piper is active on social media. She has a huge fan following on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter as well as YouTube. Presently, she has more than 388k followers on Instagram, over 483k followers on Facebook, almost 499k followers on Twitter, and around 2.5k subscribers on YouTube.