Thandie Newton Bio

(Actress)

Relationship Statistics of Thandie Newton

What is Thandie Newton marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Thandie Newton get married ? (married date):July 11, 1998
How many children does Thandie Newton have ? (name):Three (Ripley, Nico, and Booker)
Is Thandie Newton having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Thandie Newton lesbian ?: No
Who is Thandie Newton husband ? (name):Ol Parker

More about the relationship

Thandie Newton is married to Ol Parker, an English screenwriter. They exchanged their vows on 11 July 1998.

They have three children, daughter Ripley Parker born on 17 Sep 2000, daughter Nico Parker in Dec 2004, and son Booker Jomber Parker on March 3, 2014.

Previously, she had an affair with her director John Duigan and actor Brad Pitt (1994-1995).

Who is Thandie Newton?

Thandie Newton is an English actress. She has played in several crowd-pleasing movies like Mission Impossible II and The Pursuit of Happyness.

Thandie Newton: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

She was born on 6 Nov 1972 in Westminster, London, England as Melanie Thandiwe Newton. Her ethnicity is a mix of English and Zimbabwean.

She is the daughter of Nick Newton (father) and Nyasha (mother). Mr. Nick is an English Father, laboratory technician, and artist, and Mrs. Nyasha is a Zimbabwean princess.

Her brother’s name is Jamie Newton.

She studied dance at the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts and attended Downing College, Cambridge from 1992-1955.

Thandie Newton: Professional Life, Career, Awards

Thandie Newton started her career at the age of 16 starring in the movie Flirting. She then played a house slave in a movie Interview with the Vampire (1994) starring Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise.

She then played in a movie, Jefferson in Paris portraying Sally Hemings and a horror drama Beloved. She then earned her fame in Mission Impossible II as Nyah Hall.

Thandie has also appeared in TV series. She played Makeba “Kem” Likasu in TV series ER between 2003 and 2005. She appeared in the series finale in 2009.  In 2004, She played in The Chronicles of Riddick and Crash.  She won BAFTA Award for her role in Crash as a supporting actress.

She also starred in the movie The Pursuit of Happyness in 2006, opposite Will Smith.  She is currently portraying the character, Maeve Millay, in American TV series Westworld for which she earned Critics`Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in Drama Series in 2016.

Recent Movies and TV Shows

Thandie has appeared in movies like Gringo (2018), Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), and The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2018).

Besides this, her TV projects are Line of Duty (2017) as Roseanne and Big Mouth (2019) as Mona.

Net Worth, Salary

This talented actress’s estimated net worth is around $12 million. Her movie The Crash (2004) has earned around $101.2 million.

As per the sources, the average salary received by an actor is around $19k-$210k per year.

Rumors, Controversy

Thandie has opened up that she was abused by a director who showed her sexual audition to his friends in 2016. At the very beginning of her acting career, she auditioned for a role in which the director asked her to create a sexual scene.

After years at the Cannes Film Festival, she found out that the director has been distributing her audition to his friends. She was only 18 at the time of audition.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Thandie Newton has a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 51 kg. Her hair color is black and her eyes are in dark brown color.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Thandie is active on any social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

She has more than 200.1k followers on Facebook, over 142k followers on Twitter, and around 165k followers on Instagram.

 

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Relationship Statistics of Thandie Newton

What is Thandie Newton marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Thandie Newton get married ? (married date):July 11, 1998
How many children does Thandie Newton have ? (name):Three (Ripley Parker, Nico Parker, Booker Jombe Parker)
Is Thandie Newton having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Thandie Newton lesbian ?: No
Who is Thandie Newton husband ? (name):Ol Parker

More about the relationship

Thandie Newton is married to Ol Parker, an English screenwriter since 1998. They have 3 children, daughter Ripley Parker born on 17 September 2000, daughter Nico Parker in December 2004, and son Booker Jomber Parker on March 3, 2014.

Previously, she had an affair with her director John Duigan of the movie, ‘Flirting’. He was 23 years older than her at the time. She also had a relationship with Brad Pitt for a year (1994-1995). They met while filming ‘Interview with the Vampire’. They broke up after a year of dating. There are no signs of divorce with her husband as they are happily married.

Currently, there are no signs of divorce with her husband as they are happily married.

Who is Thandie Newton?

Thandie Newton OBE, is an iconic English actress who has starred in both British and American movies. The year 2019 welcomed Thandie Melanie Newton with one of the highest honors awarded by the British Empire- Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

Some of them are ‘Mission Impossible II’ and ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’.

Thandie is BAFTA Award winner.

Thandie Newton: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood

Thandie Newton was born Melanie Thandiwe Newton on 6th November 1972,  in Westminster, London, England.

Her father Nick Newton and Mother Nyasha Newton are of British and Zimbabwean ethnicity. Her father is an English laboratory technician and artist.

Thandie grew up in Penzance in Cornwall. She was always beset with negative feelings that she was different from other, that she didn’t fit. In due time all these feelings evaporated as she came to be loved and accepted on an international scale.

Thandie Newton: Education

Even thought Thandi realized that at the age of 5 that she was an atheist, ‘an anomaly’ as she recalls.  She was educated in a very religious Catholic school that was predominantly white!
At the age of only 11, she received a scholarship for Performing arts in Tring Park School. She learned to dance at an early age but stopped dancing after an injury.
Between 1992 and 1995, she  graduated from Downing College, Cambridge in social anthropology.

Thandie Newton: Professional Life and Career

She started her career at an age of 16 starring in the movie ‘Flirting’ with the aid of movie director John Duigan, with whom she had a six-year relationship.

She then played a house slave in a movie ‘Interview with the vampire’ (1994) starring Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise. She then starred in a movie ‘Jefferson in Paris’ portraying Sally Hemings and a horror drama ‘Beloved’. She then earned her fame in ‘Mission Impossible II’ as Nyah Hall.

She also appeared in a low budget movie ‘It was an Accident’. Her husband was the screenwriter of the movie.  She has also appeared in TV series. She played Mekemba “Kem” Likasu in TV series ‘ER’ between 2003 and 2005. She appeared in the series finale in 2009.

In 2004, She played in ‘The Chronicles of Riddick and Crash’. She also starred in a movie ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ in 2006, opposite to Will Smith.

She is portrayed the character Maeve Millay in the 2016 American TV series, ‘Westworld’.

Thandie Newton: Some Achievements

Recognition

2019.  Awarded OBE -Appointed  Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2019 New Year Honours for services to film and to charity.

Awards

2016, Awarded Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in Drama Series in Westworld.

2004,  Awarded BAFTA Award for her role in Crash as a supporting actress.

2004, Empire Award for Best Actress

2004, Hollywood Film Festival Award for Ensemble of the Year

Nominations

2006, Nominated  – The Pursuit of Happiness, Nominated – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

2010, Nominated – Black Reel Award for Best Actress

Thandie Newton: Net Worth and Salary

Thandie Newton has a net worth of $ 12 million US. Her earnings per year is $1.5 million US and above. Her 2010 movie Colored Girls, grossed at $37.8M US in the box office.

Thandie Newton: Controversy

She has opened up that she was abused by a director who showed her sexual audition to his friends. At the very beginning of her acting career, she auditioned for a role in which director asked her to create a sexual scene.

After years at the Cannes Film Festival, she found out that the director has been distributing her audition to his friends. She was only 18 at the time of audition.

Thandie Newton: Body Measurements

Thandie has dark brown eyes and light brown eyes. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 51 kgs. Her body stats are 33-23.5-35, dress size 2 US and shoe size 7 US.

Thandie Newton: Social Media Profile

She has more than 201,681 k likes on Facebook, holds more than 141 k followers on Twitter and more than 145.1 k followers on Instagram.

 

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