Fiona Wade

Fiona Wade

Fiona Wade
Quick Facts About Fiona Wade
Celebrated Name Fiona Wade
Age 45 years old
Nick Name Fiona Wade
Birth Name Fiona Wade
Birth Date 1979-03-20
Gender Female
Profession English actress
Nationality English
Birthnation England, the UK
Place of Birth Enfield, Middlesex, England
Ethnicity mixed (Half English and half Filipino)
Famous for for portraying the role of Priya Sharma in the long-running British TV series "Emmerdale"
Religion "Baháʼí Faith"
Horoscope Pisces
Residence London
Father Coli Wade
Sexualorientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Husband Simon Cotton (2019)
Career Start 1996-Present
Height 4 ft 11 inches
Weight 41 Kg
Body Measurement 36-24-36 inches
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Net Worth $4 million
Source of Wealth Acting career

Who is Fiona Wade?

Fiona Wade is an English actress. She is mainly considered as the TV series and Soap opera actress due to her appearance in more than a dozen of British TV series and Drama. She has also performed as a stage actor in theatrical productions of Miss Saigon, Romeo and Juliet, and West Side Story. She has been working in the acting industry for more than two decades since 1996. Recently she has made headlines due to her resemblance to Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex which was spotted by the Lorraine Viewers on 14th September 2020 after the appearance of Fiona Wade in the show.   

Famous for 

She is well-known for portraying the role of Priya Sharma in the long-running British TV series "Emmerdale" 

She is also known for playing her role as Anya Vicenze in the 2001-2002 TV series "24Seven".

Early Life and Family 

Fiona Wade was born on 20 March 1979 in Enfield, Middlesex, England. Her birth name is Fiona Sarah Wade. Her nationality is British while her ethnicity is mixed (Half English and half Filipino). She is a follower of Christianity. Pisces is her Zodiac sign. She was born to her father Coli Wade while her mother's name is unknown. She was grown up in Hertfordshire in Southern England where she attended Dame Alice Owen's School. 


She began her professional career at her teenage. She made her debut role as Joanna Day in the series "Grange Hill" in 1996 where she played the role for 2 years till 1998. She starred in British medical soap opera "Doctors" in 2000 and had a brief stint as Anya Vicenze in a British television series "24Seven" the following year.

She took on the role of Princess Anjuli in the West End musical adaptation of MM Kaye's The Far Pavilions in 2005. In 2006, she portrayed the role of Rowan Clayton in the British TV series "Where the Heart Is". Her other credits include Anhil Edwards in "Silent Witness", Nita in "Casualty",  Amira in BBC TV Drama "Five Days", Helen Howle in "Tracy Beaker Returns".

She has also starred in the famous British Soap opera "Coronation Street" in two of its episodes. She participated as a contestant in the British entertainment series "Dance Dance Dance" in 2017. Since 2011, she has been playing the role of Priya Sharma in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale which is still running in 2020 also.

"Emmerdale" began shooting the episodes in May 2020 after months of lockdown and actors were allowed to play their role after testing for coronavirus. 

Personal Life and Husband 

Fiona Wade is a married woman. Her husband's name is Simon Cotton a British Actor. The couples first met when both were playing in soap opera "Emmerdale" where they began to love each other and started dating. They got engaged on New Year's Eve 2018 and got married in October 2019 after 2 years of dating. They have no Children yet. 

Height and Weight

Fiona Wade has a well-maintained slim body with hourglass-shaped. She stands 4 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 41 kg. Her perfect toned body measures 36-24-36 inches that mean she has a very well-shaped ideal woman body figure. She looks really stunning in her long black hair while her brown eyes add more beauty in her looks. 

Net Worth and Wealth

The 41 Emmerdale actress, Fiona, is making a huge fortune from her acting career. She has accumulated most of her wealth by her appearance in more than a dozen of the British TV series. As of 2020, her net worth is estimated to be around $4 million. At Present, She is earning a decent amount of salary working as a cast member of "Emmerdale". Fiona and her husband Simon own a mansion in London where they live together. Likewise, she also owns modern luxurious cars. 

Facts About Fiona Wade

  • #1Fiona's father died from cancer when he was 64.
  • #2She was born to an English father and Philipino Mother.
  • #3She has age-defying looks.
  • #4Fiona Wade looks like Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex.
  • #5She starting acting at the age of 16.
  • #6Fiona was given a singing record deal when she was 18.
  • #7She has called herself a terrible cook.
  • #8She is the follower of "Baháʼí Faith", a new religion that teaches the essential worth of all religions, and the unity of all people.
  • #9Her father was also a follower of "Baháʼí Faith" although her mother is Catholic.
  • #10Fiona is a patron of OPA, the national Oesophageal/gastric cancer.

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