Bryce Dallas Howard is an American actress and filmmaker. It proved to be her breakout role and she subsequently starred in the title role of Shyamalan’s fantasy thriller Lady in the Water. Her performance in Kenneth Branagh’s As You Like It earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination and she appeared as Gwen Stacy in Sam Raimi’s superhero film Spider-Man 3. Howard went on to appear in the action film Terminator Salvation and the fantasy film The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, both of which were financially successful but garnered mixed reviews from critics. She gained wider recognition for starring as Claire Dearing in the adventure film Jurassic World and its sequel Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, which rank as her most financially successful films. She also had a starring role in the adventure film Pete’s Dragon and a supporting role in the Elton John biopic Rocketman.

Birth Name

Bryce Dallas Howard




Actress, Writer, Director



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Bryce Dallas Howard was born on the 2nd of March 1981, in Los Angeles, California, United States.


She’s currently 38 years old.

Sun Sign




She has German, English, Scottish and Irish ancestry.




Howard attended Stagedoor Manor, a performing arts camp in upstate New York. After attending Greenwich Country Day School until 1996 and then graduating from Byram Hills High School in 1999, Howard studied at Tisch School of the Arts at New York University for three years, during which time she also attended the Stella Adler Conservatory, The Experimental Wing and International Theatre Wing in Amsterdam. She left New York University without completing her degree. Howard is also an alumna of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s School at Steppenwolf in Chicago and of The Actors Center in New York City.

Family Details

  • Father – Ron Howard (Actor – Director)

  • Mother – Cheryl Howard Crew (née Alley; Writer)
  • Siblings – Jocelyn Carlyle Howard (Younger Sister), Paige Carlyle Howard (Younger Sister) and Reed Cross Howard (Younger Brother)
  • Relatives – Rance Howard (Grandfather), Jean Speegle Howard (Grandmother), Clint Howard (Uncle) and Henry Winkler (Godfather)

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Bryce Dallas Howard has dated –

  • Seth Gabel (2001-Present) – Howard met actor Seth Gabel at New York University and the two dated for five years before marrying on June 17, 2006. They had planned to start a family together in their 30s; however, seven days after their wedding, she learned that she was expecting their first child. Howard gave birth to their child, a son named Theodore, nicknamed Theo, in 2007. Howard gave birth to the couple’s second child, daughter Beatrice, in 2012.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 171 cm
  • In meters – 1.71 m


  • In Kilograms – 63 kg
  • In Pounds – 139 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-25-36
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32D

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Howard is best known for playing as Gwen Stacy in Spider-Man 3 (2007), Victoria in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) and Kate Connor in Terminator Salvation (2009). She appeared in the lead role, alongside Chris Pratt in the science fiction action film Jurassic World (2015) and its sequel Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018).

Film Debut

Howard was first seen in Parenthood (1989), as Strawberry-Blonde Girl in Audience. In 2004, her first feature film was Alan Brown directed Book of Love (2004) in which she played Heather.

Television Debut

Howard has not appeared any television show yet.

Brand Endorsements

In January 2011, Howard became the first celebrity ambassador for Kate Spade (purse designer).

Awards & Nominations

Year Association Category Work Result
2005 Online Film Critics Society Best Breakthrough Performance The Village Nominated
Palm Springs International Film Festival Rising Star Award Won
Empire Awards Best Actress Nominated
Best Newcomer Nominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Breakthrough Female Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Scary Scene Nominated
2006 Robert Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Manderlay Nominated
2008 Golden Globe Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television As You Like It Nominated
2010 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Action Terminator Salvation Nominated
2011 MTV Movie Awards Best Fight The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Villain Nominated
Black Reel Awards Best Ensemble The Help Won
Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Ensemble Won
Detroit Film Critics Society Best Ensemble Nominated
Hollywood Film Festival Ensemble of the Year Won
2012 Gold Derby Awards Best Ensemble Cast Won
MTV Movie Awards Best Cast Nominated
Best Jaw Dropping Moment Nominated
Best Villain Nominated
NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress Nominated
San Diego Film Critics Society Best Performance by an Ensemble Nominated
Satellite Awards Best Cast – Motion Picture Won
Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Won
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Best Ensemble Nominated
Women Film Critics Circle Best Ensemble Won
2015 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Hissy Fit Jurassic World Nominated
Choice Summer Movie Star: Female Nominated
2016 Huading Awards Best Global Actress in a Motion Picture Won
Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Best Actress in an Action Movie Nominated
Hollywood Film Awards Ensemble of the Year Gold Won
2017 Saturn Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries Black Mirror Nominated
Gold Derby Awards Best Miniseries/TV Movie Actress Nominated
2018 Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer Movie Star: Female Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Won
People’s Choice Awards Favorite Female Movie Star Nominated
2019 Hasty Pudding Theatrical Award Woman of the Year Herself Won

Bryce Dallas Howard Favorites

  • Favorite Band – M83
  • Favorite Activity – Writing
  • Favorite Destination – Paris
  • Favorite Food – Sea Food

Bryce Dallas Howard Net worth

Bryce Dallas Howard has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Bryce Dallas Howard

  • Tom Cruise used to babysit Bryce and her siblings. She disclosed this on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
  • She has never drunk alcohol in her life.
  • Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal are Bryce’s close friends. Her good friends include Jason Ritter, Marianna Palka, Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Xavier Samuel and Topher Grace.
  • Apart from acting, she likes playing basketball.
  • In 2007, Howard starred in her first blockbuster, Spider-Man 3 as Peter Parker’s classmate Gwen Stacy, a fan favorite.
  • Bryce took piano classes for her role in The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008).
  • She became a vegan for over three years, but after pregnancy, she started eating meat due to her medical condition.
  • In December 2009, Howard was cast in Clint Eastwood’s Hereafter (2010), as a burgeoning love interest for Matt Damon’s character.
  • She won the MTV Movie Award for Best Fight for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse in 2010. She has been nominated for several awards and has won many awards for Best Ensemble and Best Cast.
  • In 2015, Howard appeared in the lead role, alongside Chris Pratt, in the science fiction action film Jurassic World, the fourth film in the series. The film was a commercial and critical success, grossing over $1.672 billion in worldwide receipts.
  • In 2016, she starred in the fantasy adventure Pete’s Dragon, a remake of the 1977 film of the same name and appeared in the crime drama Gold with Matthew McConaughey.
  • In 2019, she had leading roles in two films, providing the voice of the titular character Bella in A Dog’s Way Home and appearing as Elton John’s mother in the musical biopic Rocketman, directed by Dexter Fletcher.
  • In 2019, she made her feature film directorial debut with the documentary film Dads. It premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, where it was named second runner-up for the People’s Choice Award for Documentaries.
  • In 2021, Howard will next be seen in as yet to be titled sixth installment of the Jurassic Park franchise.


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