Phoebe Waller-Bridge (born July 14, 1985) is a British Film Actress, Theatre Artist, Writer, Playwright and Producer from London, United Kingdom. She entered the entertainment industry in the year 2009 as an actress in the theatrical drama “Roaring Trade” in Soho Theatre. But after that, she developed an interest in creating TV series.
The all-rounder star created wrote and enacted the lead role in the award-winning television series Crashing (2016) and Fleabag (2016–2019). She won many awards for these shows for both acting and writing. She also wrote and produced the 2018 hit series Killing Eve and its 2019 sequel.
She has also acknowledged for her brilliant performances infamous TV series like the café (2011), Broad church (2015), Killing Eve (2018- present) and films like Albert Nobbs (2011), The Iron Lady (2011), Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), etc.
Currently, it was announced that Phoebe has signed a deal with Amazon rumored to be around $ 20 Million as a writer.
Biography, Parents, Childhood & Siblings
Phoebe Marry Waller-Bridge born in the year 1985 (age 34 years, as in 2019) in West London. She is also called as Phoebs by her relatives and peers. The 5 ft 9.5 in tall accomplished personality celebrates her birthday on July 14.
Her Mother’s name is Theresa Mary (Née Clerke) and Father’s name is Michael Cyprian Waller-Bridge who got separated later due to personal reasons.
She spent her childhood in Ealing, London with her family. She has two siblings including her younger brother Jasper who is a Music Manager and her elder sister Isobel who is a composer. In fact, her sister only composed the music for Phoebs superhit show Fleabag.
Waller-Bridge did her schooling from St Augustine’s Priory, a Catholic independent school for girls and afterward pursued her graduation from private sixth form Abbey DLD College in Marylebone, London.
To follow her passion, she completed her graduation from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London in the year 2006.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & More
She has a slim and toned physique with body measurements 34-25-33. Phoebe Waller-Bridge has an attractive tall stature of 5 feet and 9.5 inches or 1.77 m. With the well-maintained figure, her body weight is 60 kgs (132 lbs). She looks absolutely beautiful with her angular jawline, dark brown eyes, and radiant brown hair.
Phoebe has proved herself in various fields with her hard work and she believes that exercising and sticking to a healthy diet is indispensable to stay fit and stay focused. She has also confessed that she has dreadful eczema and for that reason, she has to follow an absolutely dairy-free and sugar-free diet.
|Body Measurements, Breast-Waist-Hips (approx.)||34-25-33.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
Personal Life, Boyfriend & Husband
Phoebe Waller-Bridge tied the knot with her husband ‘Conor Woodsman’ in the year 2014. Her spouse is an Irish Presenter, Producer, and Documentary Filmmaker. But the marriage did not prove to be successful and in the year 2017, they both chose to get separated and file for divorce.
As of now Phoebe resides in Kensal Rise in London and is currently in a relationship with 49 years old English-Irish playwright Martin McDonagh.
|Marital Status||Married once.|
|Husband||Conor Woodman (Irish Director, m. 2014 – div. 2018).|
Acting Career, Net worth & Achievements
Waller-Bridge is a critically acclaimed actress, producer, writer, comedian, and playwright. She has put in excellence and intensity in whatever work she has done. Phoebe has delivered fascinating performances in Films and TV series and has received a lot of appreciation for the most popular play and TV show Fleabag.
Her list of achievements is quite big as she has been nominated for several significant works and performances and has won many awards as well.
This Superhit show ‘Fleabag’ made her won many awards including the Stage Award for Acting Excellence for Best Solo Performer (2013) and Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright (2014).
In 2017 she received the award for Best Female Comedy Performance from the British Academy Television Award.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge also received many awards for the sequel of Fleabag and won three Emme award for Outstanding Lead Actress, Outstanding Comedy Series, and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.
She has shined her name not only In the United Kingdom but in North America as well. With brilliance and perfection in all the fields, she has worked in, today the multifaceted star has net total assets worth $3 Million according to her Wikipedia profile.
Besides, all the professions Phoebe is into the entertainment industry. She along with her old friend Vicky Jones also owns a theater company named “Dry write”. They set up this company in their struggling days.
|Net worth (approx.)||$3 Million USD (in December 2019).|
|Annual Earnings/Salary||$500K – $1 Million US Dollars.|
|Income Source||Film Salary, Production House Profits, Modeling, Projects & Stage Shows.|
|House||Residence worth $1.5 Million USD in London.|
|Cars Collection||BMW & Mercedes.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Phoebe Waller-Bridge
- This Film Actress has a birthmark on the left side of her forehead.
- Her Zodiac sign is Cancer.
- Her ethnicity is English.
- In her early days, she auditioned for Downton Abbey but was rejected.
- She considers writer-producer Vicky Jones as one of her close friends.
- Phoebe Waller-Bridge admitted that before auditioning for Solo: A Star Wars Story, she hasn’t watched any Star Wars movie before. The casting directors had to explain her about droids and this is how she managed to pass the audition and won the role.
- She is the maternal granddaughter of ‘Sir John Edward Longueville Clerke’, the 12th Baronet of Hitcham.
- On her Father’s side, Sir Egerton Leigh, who served as the Member of Parliament during the Victorian Era for Mid Cheshire for a few years was the ancestor of this talented lady.
- For BBC America thriller series Killing Eve season one, besides the writer and producer of the show; she was also the showrunner.