Ella Purnell is a well-known actress from the United Kingdom. She is popular for portraying his role in movies like Never Let Me Go and Maleficent. Currently, she is portraying the lead role in an American drama television series Sweetbitter, which is based on the novel of the same name.
Ella Purnell's Early Life and Education
Purnell was born on September 17, 1996, in London, the United Kingdom. She was brought up by her mother along with her three younger brothers. Regarding her nationality and ethnicity, Purnell is a white British.
Talking about her education, she joined Forest School and City of London School for Girls, where she finished her early education. She also used to take weekly classes in acting, singing, and dance at Sylvia Young Theatre School.
In 2008, she was selected for her role in Oliver! at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London. She was also selected to appear in the children's ensemble and worked for this show for a year.
Ella Purnell's professional career
Purnell made her acting debut in a 2010 British dystopian romantic drama film Never Let Me Go, which was directed by Mark Romanek. This movie is based on Kazuo Ishiguro's 2005 novel Never Let Me Go. The other stars of this movie are Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley, and Andrew Garfield.
Likewise, in 2013, she featured in a superhero black comedy film Kick-Ass 2, which was directed by Jeff Wadlow. Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloe Grace Moretz, and Jim Carrey also starred in this movie. It made a collection of $60.7 million at the box office against the budget of $28 million.
In 2016, she starred in an American adventure film The Legend of Tarzan, which was directed by David Yates. Alexander Skarsgard, Samuel L. Jackson, Jim Broadbent, and Christoph Waltz also appeared in this movie. This movie became the huge hit and made a collection of $356.7 million at the box office against the budget of $180 million.
Similarly, she has also featured in numerous hit movies and television series that includes Ways to Live Forever, Candy, Intruders, Maleficent, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, and Access All Areas.
Besides, she is the winner of various awards including Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, Gasparilla International Film Festival, Twister Alley International Film Festival, Myrtle Beach International Film Festival, and Richmond International Film Festival.
Ella Purnell's Personal Life
Purnell is in a relationship with her boyfriend Asa Butterfield, a Miss Peregrine's co-star since 11th November 2015. She was romantically linked to Butterfield on July 29, 2015.
Before him, she has not been seen with any guys. The duo also attended the "Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children" premiere at Saks Fifth Avenue on September 26, 2016, in New York City.
Purnell seems very happy with her current relationship and may get married soon with Butterfield.
Ella Purnell's Net worth
The beautiful actress Ella Purnell has been listed as one of the massive earning personality. She has appeared in numerous hit movies from which she must have made a big chunk of money.
As per sources, her net worth as in 2018 is around $1 million. Likewise, her annual salary is estimated at $125,000. She also collects the big sum of money from endorsements and ads.