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(American actress, Stage artist)

Lily James is a renowned English film and stage actress, model. She is currently in a relationship.

Relationship Facts of Lily James

Lily James is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Lily James?

Lily James is married.

Presently, She is in a romantic relationship with musician Michael Shuman.

In February 2021, they were spotted kissing while leaving a hotel in London.

Lily’s previous relationship

Lily has dated an actor Jack Fox from 2011 to 2012.

She then encountered her co-star of the movie Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Matt Smith from June 2014 to late 2019.

In 2020, she had a fling with actor, director, and musician, Dominic West.

The same year, It was rumored that she was romantically involved with American actor Chris Evans.

Lily James: Biography in Details

Who is Lily James?

Lily James is a renowned English film and stage actress, and model.

She rose to fame for her roles in ‘Downton Abbey’, ‘Cinderella’, Baby Driver’ and ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’.

She recently starred as Peggy Piggott in the drama film, The Dig, based on the 2007 John Preston novel of the same name.

Lily James: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity

Lily was born on April 5, 1989, as Lily Chloe Nonette Thomson.

She hails from Esher, Surrey, England.

James is the daughter of a musician James Thomson (Father) and an actress Nonette Mantle (Mother). In 2008, her father passed away from cancer.

She has two brothers named Charlie Thomson (Older) and Sam Thomson (Younger).

Further, she is of British nationality, and she belongs to mixed (French, English, Scottish, and German).

In which school did Lily James attend?

Talking about her education, she went to Tring Park School for the Performing Arts.

Then, Lily James enrolled at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama from where she graduated in 2010.

Lily James: Professional Life, Career

In 2010, Lily made his first television appearance on the BBC One series, Just William based on the Richmal Crompton of the same name.

In the series, she portrayed the role of Ethel Brown.

The following year, she appeared in another tv series, Secret Diary of a Call Girl aired on ITV2 as Poppy.

That year, she also performed in the production of Vernon God Little as “Taylor” at Young Vic Theatre and Othello as “Desdemona” at Crucible Theatre.

Similarly, she was regularly cast as Lady Rose Aldridge née MacClare on ITV another series Downton Abbey in 2012.

In 2012, James made her debut on the big screen through the short film Chemistry as Ines.

The same year, she featured in the films like Wrath of the Titans, Broken, and Fast Girls.

Lily James went to audition for Anastasia, the stepsister of Cinderella but got the lead role in the 2015 romantic fantasy film, Cinderella.

Furthermore, her other credited films are,

  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) – Elizabeth Bennet
  • The Exception (2016) – Mieke de Jong
  • Baby Driver (2017) – Debora
  • Darkest Hour (2017) – Elizabeth Layton
  • Little Woods (2018) – Deb Hale
  • Rebecca (2020) – Mrs de Winter

Awards and Nominations

2014, 2015Screen ActorsOutstanding Ensemble in a Drama SeriesWon
2015Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie ActressNominated
2018People’s Choice AwardsThe Female Movie Star of 2018Nominated
2015Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year AwardsBreakthrough AwardWon
2019Gasparilla International Film FestivalGrand Jury Best PerformanceWon

Rumors, Controversy

Lily’s upcoming project is, she is screening as “Zoe” is an upcoming romantic comedy film, What’s Love Got to Do With It?.

The film casts Emma Thompson, Sajal Ali, Shazad Latif, Rob Brydon, Shabana Azmi, and Asmi Chaudhry.

Similarly, she is portraying the role of “Pamela Anderson” in the upcoming biographical miniseries, Pam & Tommy.

The series is set to be released on February 2, 2022.

How much is the net worth of Lily James?

As of 2023, Lily has amassed an estimated net worth of around $10 million from his successful acting career.

Her salary and other earnings are still under.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

The actress stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall and her weight is about 55 kg.

Likewise, Lily James has a dark brown pair of eyes and her hair color is light brown.

She wears a bra size of 32B. Likely, her shoe size is 9 (US) and her dress size is 2 (US).

Social Media

The actress has a verified Instagram account with more than 3m followers.

Similarly, Lily James has over 21.5k followers on her Twitter account and 241k followers on Facebook


  • Lily loves chocolate.
  • Her favorite Disney characters are Ariel and Belle.
  • She has been named the next Keira Knightley.
  • Her paternal grandmother, Helen Horton was also an actress.
  • As of 2021, she is 33 years old.
  • Her Sun sign is Aries.
  • She is presently represented by United Talent Agency.
  • Lily took her father’s first name as her stage name when she knew there was already an actress named Lily Thomson.

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