Heida Reed

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Reykjavík, Iceland
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Reykjavík, Iceland

Heida Reed is an Icelandic actress and model from Iceland. Moreover, Heida Reed is popular for playing parts in One Day, Jo (2013), Silent Witness (2014), and the BBC drama Poldark.

Early Life

Heida Reed was born on the 22nd of May, 1988, in Reykjavík, Iceland. Her birthname is Heiða Rún Sigurðardóttir. As of now, she is 34 years old and holds Icelandic nationality. Moreover, she has a zodiac sign of Gemini and her ethnicity is unknown.

Her mother works as a dental hygienist, and her father teaches piano. She has an elder brother and a young sister. Her parents’ identities and the names of her siblings are unknown. As a child, she grew up in  Breiðholt, Reykjavík.


Talking about her academic career, she attended Ölduselsskóli. She moved to Mumbai at the age of 18 to work as a model in India for two years.

An Icelandic modeling agency hired her for working in India. She moved to London when she was 19 or 20 years old, where she attended Drama Centre London and graduated in 2010.

Heida Reed – Net Worth 2023

As an actress, she earns a huge sum of money. Moreover, she has a net worth of $14 million and she is paid between $100,000 to $200,000 every episode for her involvement in Poldark.

Relationship Status

In July 2017, Heida announced through social media that she is engaged to her boyfriend, Sam Ritzenberg. Moreover, Sam is a producer from the United States.

They began dating in 2016. There is no news regarding their marriage at the moment. In addition, Heida is not a part of controversy or rumors at the moment.

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Caption: Heida Reed with her fiancé Sam Ritzenberg (Source: Super Stars Bio)

Body Measurements

This actress stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 60 kg. Moreover, she has green eyes with dark brown hair color. Other than that, she has a slim body type, her hips are 33 inches and her waist is 24 inches.

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Caption: Heida Reed body measurement (Source: The Viraler)

Professional Life

Heida Reed made her debut in an Edinburgh Fringe production of Camus’ Cross Purpose in 2009. The Edinburgh Guide called it “expertly played and finely paced.”

She co-starred in the world premiere of Sam H Freeman’s new play, Scarlet, at Southwark Playhouse in April 2015, which explored slut-shaming and cyberbullying and its emotional consequences.

The same year, she starred as Elizabeth in the British historical TV drama Poldark, based on the novels of the same name. She was in all five seasons of the show. In 2018, she co-starred in Foxfinder alongside Iwan Rheon on the West End.

She is currently playing FBI Special Agent Jamie Kellett in the CBS crime thriller series FBI: International in 2021.


As of now, this actress has not received any awards. But, she was nominated for different awards for her work. In 2018, she was nominated for C21’s International Drama Award for Best Female Performance in a Drama Series.

Likewise, she was nominated for Edda Award for Actress of the Year (Leikkona ársins) in the same year.

Moreover, in 20201, she was nominated for the GenreBlast Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress – Feature Film in 20210. In 2021, she was nominated for Lady Filmmakers Film Festival for Best Supporting Actress in a feature film.

Heida Reed – Social Media

On her Instagram, there are more than 85.6k followers. Likewise, there are 50 followers on Twitter and more than 1.4k followers on Facebook.