Lily James

Lily James

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Updated On September 27, 2022
Esher, England
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Esher, England

Lily James is a famous British actress, television personality, and model. Lily James rose to fame for the Lead role in the movie Cinderella and her supporting role in the war drama film ‘Darkest Hour’ and others. Likewise, the British actress has won a lot of British household hearts through her acting.

Early Life

Lily James was born in the year 1989 and celebrates her birthday on the 5th of April every year. Likewise, the British actress is 32 years old. She was born in Esher, England. Moreover, she belongs to British nationality and was born under the star sign Aries.

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Caption: Lily with her brothers(source: Instagram)

Talking about her family, she was born as the daughter of Ninette Mantle, an actress, and James “Jamie” Thomson, a musician. Talking about her siblings, She has two brothers, one older and one younger. Their names are Charlie Thompson and Sam Thompson. Likewise, her paternal grandmother, Helen Horton, happens to be an American actress. Similarly, her maternal grandmother was French. The British actress had picked up an interest in acting and modeling since her childhood days and had decided to pursue a career in it.


Talking about her education, she finished her studies at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. James then went on to graduate from London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2010. Likewise, she then signed with Tavistock Wood management in London.

Career and Professional Life

Lily James is a famous British actress. Her acting career began with a supporting role in the TV series ‘Just William’ in 2010. In the following year, she appeared in some episodes of a series named ‘Secret Diary of a Call Girl. Likewise, the actress appeared in the short film ‘Chemistry’ in 2012.

Furthermore, In the year 2012, the actress played a supporting role in the epic fantasy film ‘Wrath of the Titans’. The film went on to become a commercial success, earning around $305 million on a $150 million budget. Likewise, She then appeared in the British drama film ‘Broken’ (2012) which was based on a novel of the same name by Daniel Clay. The movie was directed by Rufus Norris. Moreover, In The same year, she also played the main role in the drama film ‘Fast Girls’ which was directed by Regan Hall. From the years 2012 to 2015, she appeared in the TV series Downtown Abbey’ in an important role.

She then reached the peak of her career after she played the lead role in the American romantic fantasy film ‘Cinderella’ in 2015. The movie was based on the popular fairytale of the same name and drew some inspiration from the 1950 film of the same name by Walt Disney. The movie performed exceptionally well commercially, earning nearly $543 million on a $95 million budget. Likewise, in The same year, she was also seen in the drama film ‘Burnt’ which was directed by John Wells.

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Caption: Lily during her shooting(source: Instagram)

In the year 2016, she appeared in the comedy horror film ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Likewise, the actress next appeared in the romantic war drama film ‘The Exception’ which was based on the novel named ‘The Kaiser’s Last Kiss’. In the year 2017, she appeared in ‘Baby Driver, an action crime film, where she played a supporting role. The movie went on to be a commercial success and also received three Oscar nominations. In the same year, she played the role of Elizabeth Nel in the war drama film ‘Darkest Hour. The movie was also a commercial success and earned six Oscar nominations, winning two.

Brand Endorsements

As a popular actress, she has received a ton of brand endorsement deals. She does brand endorsements for popular luxury brands such as Versace, Hermes, and Louis Vuitton. Lily appeared in Versace’s “Fall/Winter 2022” campaign in July 2022.

Net worth

When it comes to awards, Lily James has not won any awards. Likewise, the British actress might receive a few awards shortly. Talking about her net worth, the actress has earned a decent sum of wealth throughout her career. As of now, She enjoys a net worth of $5 million.

Relationship status

Lily is a very private person who does not like sharing details about her personal life with the media. According to our sources, she is currently dating British actor Matt Smith. However, there are no solid facts to prove the rumor.

Body measurements

Lily James is a beautiful woman. As for her body measurements, she stands tall at 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 55 kg. Likewise, her body measurements(chest-waist-hips) are 34-24-35 respectively. Similarly, she has mesmerizing dark brown eyes and blonde hair.

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Caption: Lily posing for a picture(source: Instagram)

Social media

She is active on social media and has garnered a huge fan following. As of now, she has over 3m and over 21k followers on her Instagram and Twitter respectively.

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