Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton

Who is Thandie Newton?

Thandie Newton is an English actress. She is the recipient of  Primetime Emmy Award,  BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Critics' Choice Movie Award. She was ranked one of the best dressed women in 2018 by fashion website "Net-a-Porter". Newton was included in the 2019 edition of the Powerlist, ranking the 100 most influential Black Britons. Her Instagram account is @thandienewton and has 261K followers. Her twitter account is "Thandie Newton OBE" and has 158.7K followers. 

Famous for

  • She is well-known for her starring roles, such as the title character in Beloved (1998), Nyah Nordoff-Hall in "Mission: Impossible 2" (2000), and  "Christine in Crash" (2004). 
  • She is also known for her role as Maeve Millay in HBO science-fiction drama series "Westworld". 

Early Life of Thandie Newton 

Thandie Newton was born on 6 November 1972 in Westminster, London, England. Her birth name is Melanie Thandiwe Newton. Her Zodiac sign is Scorpio. Her father's name is Nick Newton, an English laboratory technician, and artist.  Her mother's name is Nyasha,  a Zimbabwean princess of the Shona people. She was raised up in London and studied dance at the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. Later, She earned a degree in social anthropology from  Downing College, Cambridge.

Thandie Newton Career

  • Thandie Newton began her career She made her big-screen debut in the film "Flirting" in 1991. The same year, She also starred in the film "Pirate Prince".
  • Her major comeback in her acting career was her appearance in the hit movie  "Mission: Impossible 2" in 2000.
  •  Between 2003 and 2005, Newton played Makemba "Kem" Likasu on the American television series "ER".
  •  In 2007, Newton co-starred with Eddie Murphy in the comedy movie "Norbit".
  • Newton portrayed fictional US First Daughter Laura Wilson in a disaster film  "2012" released on 13 November 2009.
  • In 2016, Newton began portraying Maeve Millay in HBO science-fiction drama series "Westworld".
  •  Newton appeared as Val in the Star Wars film "Solo: A Star Wars Story" which was released in May 2018.
  • She appeared as a guest judge at episode 2 of season 12 in the reality show "RuPaul's Drag Race" in 2020.
  • Her upcoming film project is Reminiscence which is an upcoming science-fiction drama film. It is scheduled to be released on April 16, 2021, by Warner Bros. Pictures.

Achievement and Awards

1. Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her work in "Westworld" (2018)

2. BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her work in the film "Crash" (2006)

3. Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for her work in "Crash" (2006)

4. Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble for her role in the film "Crash" (2006)

Personal Life of Thandie Newton 

Thandie Newton is a married woman. Her husband's name is Ol Parker who is an English writer, director, and producer. They get married in 1998.  They have three children: daughters Ripley (b. 2000) and Nico (b. 2004), and son Booker Jombe (b. 2014). They are regarded as the best couple in Hollywood and are still together having married for more than 21 years. 

Body Measurement of Thandie Newton 

Thandie Newton is a beautiful woman with a slim and hourglass-like body physique. She stands 5 ft 3 inches tall and weighs 51 Kg. Her body measurement is 33-23-35 inches (Breast-Waist-Hip). Her bra size is  38A(US), Dress size is 2(US) and shoe size is 7(US). She has a straight sexual orientation. Her hair color is Dark Brown and her eye color is Light Brown. 

Net Worth of Thandie Newton 

As of 2020, The net worth of Thandie Newton is estimated to be the US $12 million and earns an average salary of $400K-$500K per year.  Her primary income sources include her acting career. Currently, She earns  $250,000 per episode by playing in the TV series "Westworld". She drives a Toyota Prius. 

10 Real Facts of Thandie Newton 

1. Her husband was born in London. 
2.  She sold her near-new BMW X5 after  Greenpeace stuck a "This gas-guzzling 4x4 is causing climate change" sticker on her BMW.
3. Newton has expressed an affinity for Buddhism.
4. Her birthplace has been incorrectly reported to be Zambia in some biographies, but she has confirmed in interviews that she was born in London.
5.  The name “Thandiwe” means “beloved” in Ndebele, Zulu, Xhosa, or siSwati.
6.  Newton grew up an atheist.
7. At 16, she began a six-year relationship with the Australian film director John Duigan.
8. Thandie Newton was an introducer at Wembley Stadium on 7 July 2007, for the UK leg of Live Earth.
9. She is a Vegan. 
10. Her daughters were named after the character Ellen Ripley in the Alien films and the singer NicO.
Thandie Newton
Quick Facts of Melanie Newton
Celebrated Name Thandie Newton
Age 48 years old
Nick Name Thandie Newton
Birth Name Thandie Newton
Birth Date 1972-09-06
Gender Female
Profession English actress
Nationality English
Birth Nation England, UK
Place of Birth Westminster, London, England, UK
Ethnicity Mixed ( Half English and half Zimbabwean
Awards Primetime Emmy Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Critics' Choice Movie Award.
Famous for her role in the films Beloved (1998), Nyah Nordoff-Hall in "Mission: Impossible 2" (2000), and "Christine in Crash" (2004)
Residence London
Horoscope Scorpio
Religion Atheist
Father Nick Newton
Mother Nyasha Newton
Brother Jamie Newton
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Husband Ol Parker (1998-Present)
Daughter Ripley and Nico
Son Booker Jombe
Career Start 1991- Present
Job Actress
Source of Wealth Acting career
Net Worth US $12 million
Salary $400K-$500K (Annually)
Body Build/Type slim
Height 5 ft 3 inches
Weight 51Kg
Dress Size 2 (US)
Shoe Size 7 (US)
Hair Style Long and straight
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Light Brown
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