Saoirse Ronan is a young and successful Irish actress born in the USA. Saoirse Ronan is famous for playing numerous roles in over 30 films and TV dramas at such a young age.
Table of Biography
Saoirse Ronan was born on 12 April 1994 and she is currently 27 years old. She hails from the Bronx borough of New York City and her zodiac sign is Aries. Talking about her parents, her mother is Monica (née Brennan) and her father is Paul Ronan. Both her parents are originally from Dublin, Ireland. As an Irish person born in the United States, she has dual citizenship as an American as well as an Irish. Moreover, her middle name is “Una”.
Talking more about her family, her parents were undocumented immigrants. Her parents left Ireland because of the recession of the 1980s. The pair had economic hardships during their time in New York. Later on, when Ronan was only 3 years old, the family moved to Dublin.
Hence, she grew up in Ardattin, County Carlow, for a short time. There, she went on to attend Ardattin National School. Later on, she had private tuitions at home. Then in her early teens, this personality lived in Dublin with her parents.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Saoirse Ronan is a popular young actress. People recognize her mostly her roles in period dramas. She has been appearing in these dramas since her adolescence. At such a young age, this actress has bagged various accolades. This also includes a Golden Globe Award and a Critics’ Choice Movie Award. Additionally, the young actress has also received nominations for five British Academy Film Awards, four Academy Awards, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Talking about the beginning of her acting career, this actress had her debut in the year 2003. It was with the Irish medical drama series The Clinic. She then had her film debut with I Could Never Be Your Woman in the year 2007. With Atonement, also released in 2007, this young actress had her breakthrough. The same role received her a nomination for the Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actress”.
Subsequently, she worked on various projects including The Lovely Bones, Hanna, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Brooklyn among others. She played the titular role in Lady Bird in 2017 and appeared as Jo March in Little Women in 2019. For the former, she earned a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical.
Then in the year 2020, she worked alongside Kate Winslet in Ammonite. Furthermore, she played the role of Abigail Williams in the 2016 Broadway revival of The Crucible. Also, she is set to play the role of Lady Macbeth in the 2021 West End revival of The Tragedy of Macbeth. Likewise, in the year 2016, Forbes included this young actress in two of their 30 Under 30 lists.
Saoirse Ronan is in a romantic relationship with Jack Lowden. The lovers met each other while working together in the film Mary Queen of Scots. The pair are co-stars of the aforementioned film and have been romantically involved since the year 2018. Moreover, the young actress divides her time between three places – Dublin, London, and northern England.
Saoirse Ronan stands tall at an approximate height of 1.68 meters or 5 feet 6 inches and her weight is around 55 kgs or 121 lbs. Likewise, this actress has a chest-waist-hip measurement of 32-23-34 inches respectively. Moreover, the young actress has blonde hair and mesmerizing blue eyes.
Social Media and Net Worth
Talking about her social media presence, Saoirse Ronan stays away from all the social media platforms. She did have a Twitter account in 2009. However, she later dropped it citing that self-promotion has always made her feel uncomfortable.
Moreover, she has also added that social media is too much work for her and too stressful. Therefore, she has developed a distant relationship with her phone and technology over the past couple of years.
Moving on, this amazing actress has a net worth estimation of around $7 million US dollars. The young actress purchased a home in Greystones, County Wicklow, in January 2018 and sold it in late 2019. Following this, she purchased a house in West Cork in later 2020.