Daisy Ridley is an English actress. She began acting in minor guest roles on television and in short films, making her film debut in the independent horror film Scrawl. She rose to international prominence for playing the lead role of Rey in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, starring in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Birth Name

Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley

Nickname

Daisy

Profession

Actress

Nationality

British

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Daisy Ridley was born on April 10, 1992, in Westminster, London, United Kingdom.

Age

She’s currently 26 years old.

Sun Sign

Aries

Ethnicity

White

Education

Ridley won a scholarship to Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in Hertfordshire, which she attended between the ages of 9 and 18. She then began reading classical civilisation at Birkbeck, University of London, before dropping out to concentrate on her acting career. In 2016 Ridley began studying for a Bachelor of Arts in social science through online courses with the Open University.

Family Details

  • Father – Chris Ridley (Photographer)
  • Mother – Louise Fawkner-Corbett
  • Siblings – Kika-Rose Ridley (Older Sister) (Model), Poppy Sophia Ridley (Older Sister)
  • Others – Arnold Ridley (Great-Uncle) (Actor and Playwright)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Daisy Ridley dated –

  • Charlie Hamblett – Daisy Ridley was in a long-term relationship with fellow British actor, Charlie Hamblett. She prefers to keep her love life under the wraps.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 121 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 32-24-34
  • Bust – 32 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32A

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Light Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her breakthrough role was as Rey in the Star Wars films, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017). She earned a lot of accolades for her role and the franchise eventually became one of the highest grossing films of the year.

Film Debut

Daisy first appeared in several short films in 2013, viz., Lifesaver, Blue Season, 100% BEEF and Crossed Wires.

Television Debut

In 2013, Ridley first appeared in the BBC’s medical drama series Casualty for her role as Fran Bedingfield in just one episode entitled And the Walls Come Tumbling Down.

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in Subway commercial as part of the Star Wars: The Force Awakenscast.

Awards & Nominations

YearAssociationCategoryNominated WorkResult
2015Zed Fest Film FestivalOutstanding Acting Performance
Scrawl
Won
Florida Film Critics CircleFCC Breakout Award
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Won
2016Central Ohio Film Critics AssociationBreakthrough Film ArtistNominated
Georgia Film Critics AssociationBreakthrough AwardNominated
EDA AwardsBest Female Action StarNominated
Best Breakthrough PerformanceNominated
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite Movie ActressNominated
Empire AwardsBest Female NewcomerWon
MTV Movie AwardsBest Female PerformanceNominated
Best HeroNominated
Best Breakthrough PerformanceWon
Best FightNominated
Saturn AwardsBest ActressNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actress – Sci-Fi/FantasyNominated
Choice Movie: ChemistryNominated
Choice Movie: Breakout StarWon
2018Empire AwardsBest Actress
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Won
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite Movie ActressNominated
MTV Movie AwardsBest Performance in a MovieNominated
Best HeroNominated
Saturn AwardsBest ActressNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Fantasy Movie ActressNominated
Choice Drama Movie Actress
Murder on the Orient Express
Nominated

Daisy Ridley Favorites

  • Favorite Movie – Matilda (1966)
  • Favorite Star Wars Filming Location – Abu Dhabi

Daisy Ridley Net worth

Daisy Ridley has a net worth of $7 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

She refrains herself from using social media.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Daisy Ridley

  • She was trained as a dancer and singer at the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts.
  • She worked as a bartender in London before becoming a star.
  • Daisy was featured in the music video for the song Lights On by Wiley (feat Angel & Tinchy Stryder).
  • She won Best Breakthrough Performance at the MTV Movie Awards on her 24th birthday.
  • Daisy has her own wax figure featured in Madame Tussaud’s wax museum.
  • Ridley has a dog named, Muffin.
  • Ridley has appeared in People magazine’s World’s Most Beautiful 2016 list.
  • In August 2016, after receiving criticism for posting an anti-gun violence message on her Instagram account, Ridley deleted her Instagram account.
  • She voiced the role of Rey in the 2015 video game, Disney Infinity 3.0, Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016) and Star Wars Battlefront II (2017).
  • Since 2017, she’s voicing the character Rey on YouTube series Star Wars Forces of Destiny.
  • In February 2018, Ridley voiced the role of Cottontail in Peter Rabbit, an adaptation of the children’s stories of the same name by Beatrix Potter.
  • In March 2019, Ridley will co-star in the Chaos Walking, an adaptation of the young adult novel by Patrick Ness, as Viola Eade opposite Tom Holland as Todd Hewitt.
  • In December 2019, Ridley will reprise her role as Rey in Star Wars: Episode IX, the last film in the sequel trilogy, filming in the summer of 2018.
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