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Oscar-nominated British actress Keira Knightley is married to James Righton.

Relationship Facts of Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley is married to James Righton.
Keira Knightley married on May 04, 2013.
💑 Anniversary in 146 days 💑
She is mother of One (Edie).
Keira Knightley is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.


What is the relationship of Keira Knightley?

Keira Knightley was in a relationship with British actor Del Synnott from 2001 to 2003. From 2003 to 2005, she dated Irish actor, Jamie Dornan. In 2005, she was in a relationship with Adrien Brody, whom she met on the set of ‘The Jacket’.

Knightley met actor Rupert Friend on the set of the 2005 movie ‘Pride & Prejudice’. The pair dated from 2006 to 2010. Currently, she is married to British musician, James Righton. James plays the keyboard for the rock band Klaxons. They began dating in 2011 and later engaged on May 25, 2012. The pair married on May 4, 2013, in Mazan, Vaucluse. They have a daughter, Edie from this marriage.

Who is Keira Knightley?

Keira Knightley is an English actress. She is one of the most recognized faces in Hollywood and has appeared in several popular movies including ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, ‘Anna Karenina’, ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ and ‘Pride & Prejudice’ among others.

Additionally, she has also starred in numerous Broadway and West End Theatre productions.

Keira Knightley’s Early Life, Childhood, Ethnicity

Knightley was born in Teddington on March 26, 1985, to parents Sharman Macdonald and Will Knightley. Both of her parents are actors. Additionally, she has an elder brother, Caleb.

She became interested in the world of acting in her childhood years and became involved in theatre and ballet at an early age. She is of English nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, Scottish, and Welsh.

Education

Talking about her education, Knightley attended Stanley Junior School and Teddington School. Later, she was enrolled at Esher College. However, she later left Esher to pursue a career in acting.

Keira Knightley’s Career, Profession

Knightley initially worked in several commercials. She first appeared in the 1993 television film, ‘Royal Celebration’. In 1993, she appeared in another TV series ‘Screen One’ as Angela.

Additionally, in 1995, she starred in the ‘The Bill’, ‘A Village Affair, and ‘Innocent Lies’. Later in 1998, she portrayed the role of Young Judith in the TV mini-series ‘Coming Home’.

In addition, in the same year, Knightley also appeared in ‘The Treasure Seekers’. Since then, she has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, she has over 50 credits as an actress.

Some other movies and television series that Knightley has appeared in are ‘Colette’, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, ‘Collateral Beauty, ‘The Imitation Game’, ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, ‘Neverland’, ‘A Dangerous Method’, ‘Never Let Me Go’, ‘The Duchess’, ‘Domino’, ‘King Arthur’, ‘Doctor Zhivago’, ‘The Hole’, ‘Oliver Twist’ and Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace’ among others.

Additionally, she also has 5 credits for soundtracks. Additionally, Knightley is the face of an Amnesty International campaign to support human rights. Furthermore, she has posed for photos for WaterAid and the American Library Association’s ‘Read’ campaign.

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Caption: Keira Knightley’s stunning looks (Source: Pinterest)

Awards

Knightley has garnered the prestigious Academy Award nominations a total of two times in the years 2006 and 2015. Additionally, she has also garnered the Golden Globe Award nominations a total of 3 times.

She won the EDA Special Mention Award in 2007 and Variety Award in 2005. Furthermore, she has won several other awards and all in all, she has 27 wins and 95 nominations to her name as an actress.

Salary, Net Worth

Knightley has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $80 million at present.

Keira Knightley’s Rumors, Controversy

Knightley became part of a controversy after she revealed in 2018 that she was sexually assaulted four times. Additionally, her comments about Hollywood rape culture also received media attention recently.

Furthermore, her comments about working moms also received a fair amount of backlashes in 2016. At, present, there are no rumors concerning her life and career.

Body Measurement

Talking about her body measurement, Knightley has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m). Additionally, she weighs around 54 kg or 119 pounds.

She has a measurement of 32-23-33 inches or 81-58.5-84 cm. Furthermore, her hair color and eye color are dark browns. Her dress size is 4 (US) or 36 (EU) or 8 (UK) and her shoe size is 9 (US).

Social Media

Knightley is active on social media. She has over 76k followers on Facebook, around 10.6k followers on Twitter, and more than 127k followers on Instagram.

 

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