Keira Knightley was born on 26 March 1985, in Teddington, London, England. She is an English actress. Similarly, she first rose to fame after her breakthrough role in the 2002 film Bend It Like Beckham. She then reached to new heights after started playing as Elizabeth Swann in the hit film Pirates of the Caribbean and its series. Moreover, she also received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her lead role as Elizabeth Bennet in Pride & Prejudice (2005).
Likewise, she has starred in other hit films like The Duchess (2008), A Dangerous Method (2011), Anna Karenina (2012), The Imitation Game (2014), for which she received Oscar nomination and Colette (2018). Consequently, she has received an Empire Award and has received the nomination for two BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globe Awards.
Regarding her family, her father’s name is Will Knightley whereas her mother’s name is Sharman Macdonald.
Knightley attended Teddington School. She then Esher College but dropped out in a year to pursue her career in acting.
Knightley stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and 54 Kg. Likewise, she has 32 inches of the chest, 23 inches of waist and 33 inches of hips. Additionally, she has dark brown eyes and dark brown hairs.
The beautiful actress is in a marital affair with musician James Righton. The couple started dating since 2011 and subsequently tied the knot on 4 May 2013, in Mazan, Vaucluse. Moreover, they welcomed a daughter in 2015 and are also expecting their second child together.
Knightley previously dated actor Del Synnott from 2001 to 2003, Jamie Dornan from 2003 to 2005 and also the Pride & Prejudice co-star Rupert Friend from 2005 till they called it quits in December 2010.
She has an estimated net worth of $60 million.
- Full Name: Keira Christina Knightley
- Age: 34
- Profession: Actress
- Birth Date: 26 March 1985
- Birth Place: Teddington, London, England
- Nationality: English
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- Father’s Name: Will Knightley
- Mother’s Name: Sharman Macdonald
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches
- Weight: 54 Kg
- Chest Size: 32 inches
- Waist Size: 23 inches
- Hips Size: 33 inches
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Net Worth: $60 million