Kaya Scodelario is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Effy Stonem on the E4 teen drama Skins, Teresa in The Maze Runner film series and Carina Smyth in the adventure film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

Birth Name

Kaya Rose Humphrey




Actress, Model



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Kaya Scodelario was born on March 13, 1992, in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England.


She’s currently 27 years old.


Holloway, London, England

Sun Sign



White (Brazilian)


Kaya attended Islington Arts and Media School in London, UK. But she faced the problem of bullying during school time.

Family Details

  • Father – Roger Humphrey (English) (Died on November 22, 2010)
  • Mother – Katia Scodelario (Brazilian)
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Kaya Scodelario has dated –

  • Jack O’Connell (2007-2009) – Kaya dated with her Skins co-star, Jack O’Connell from 2007 to June 2009. They separated amicably and still are good friends.
  • Elliott Tittensor (2009-2014) – British actor, Elliott Tittensor started dating her in and around September 2009. Kaya assisted him in a court case in the past and this made their relationship more well known. The couple called it quits in 2014.

  • Benjamin Walker (2014-Present) – Actor Benjamin Walker and Kaya started dating after they met during the filming of The Moon and the Sun in April 2014. They became engaged on 28 December 2014 and married in December 2015. Their son was born in November 2016.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m


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

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

She gained fame for her role as Effy Stonem in the E4 teen drama series Skins, Teresa in The Maze Runner film series and Carina Smyth in the adventure film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

Film Debut

Kaya Scodelario was first cast in the 2009 British science fiction drama film Moon. She played the role of Eve Bell in the film.

Television Debut

Kaya appeared first in British teen drama television show Skins in 2007 where she played  Effy Stonem in a total of 26 episodes.

Brand Endorsements

Scodelario was the face of J.Estina’s 2012 Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter campaigns with Soo-hyun Kim.

Awards & Nominations

2008Golden NymphOutstanding Actress – Drama SeriesSkinsNominated
2009TV Quick AwardsBest ActressNominated
2010TV Quick AwardsBest ActressNominated
2010Golden NymphOutstanding Actress – Drama SeriesNominated
2012GLAMOUR Women of the Year AwardsPANDORA BreakthroughWuthering HeightsNominated
2012Virgin Media Movie AwardsNext Big Thing 2012N/ANominated
2013Virgin Media Movie AwardsBest ActressTrue LoveNominated
2013Ashland Independent Film AwardBest Acting Ensemble: FeatureThe Truth About EmanuelWon
2014GLAMOUR Women of the Year AwardsUK TV ActressSkins/SouthcliffeNominated
2015GLAMOUR Women of the Year AwardsNEXT BreakthroughThe Maze RunnerNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actress: ActionNominated
Capricho AwardsBest International ActressNominated
2016Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actress: ActionMaze Runner: The Scorch TrialsNominated
2017Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actress: ActionPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No TalesNominated
2018Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie ShipMaze Runner: The Death CureNominated

Kaya Scodelario Favorites

Her favorite things are unknown.

Kaya Scodelario Net worth

Kaya Scodelario net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kaya Scodelario

  • She uses her mother’s last name, instead of her father.
  • Her parents divorced when she was a child.
  • Her mother is Brazilian while her dad is English. Her mom relocated to England in 1990.
  • She suffers from dyslexia.
  • She is fluent in Portuguese and English.
  • She has appeared in Plan B’s couple of music videos such as “Stay Too Long” (2009), “She Said” (2010), “Love Goes Down” (2010) and others.
  • She has french bulldog named Arnie.
  • In 2010, Kaya was placed at #13 in FHM’s 100 World’s Sexiest Women (UK edition).
  • In August 2012, she appeared on the cover of Elle Korea.
  • In 2013, Kaya was ranked #12 on Portrait Magazine’s ‘Top 30 Under 30’ list.
  • In October 2017, as part of the MeToo movement, Scodelario revealed that she had been sexually assaulted 13 years previously by somebody who is protected by “family members” in Brazil.
  • In 2019, she began playing Kat Baker in Spinning Out, a Netflix edgy figure skating drama.


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