Jessie Buckley is an Irish actress. She rose to fame from her work in the movie Wild Rose and Beast. For her role in Wild Rose, she won Newport Beach Film Festival, BAFTA Scotland, and Dublin International Film Festival. She also appeared in television series War & Peace, Taboo, The Last Post, and The Woman in White. For her role in television series Chernobyl, she won CinEuphoria Awards.
Born In Killarney, County Kerry
Jessie Buckley was born on 28th December 1989, in Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. She holds the Irish nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
She is the eldest daughter of Tim Buckley(father) and Marina Cassidy (mother). She spent her childhood days in Killarney, along with her younger brother and three younger sisters.
She went to the Royal Irish Academy of Music and trained in piano, clarinet, and harp. She attended The Association of Irish Musical Societies during summer to trained in singing and acting. She graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2013
Turned Down Two Drama Schools for Audition for I'd Do Anything
Jessie Buckley turned down two schools and went on to compete for I'd Do Anything to play Nancy in the British Musical Oliver. She reached in the final but placed in second place on 31st May 2008.
Buckley kickstarted her career with television series Rosamunde Pilcher's Shades of Love in 2010. She appeared for three episodes till 2011. She got her first significant role in television series Fargo in 2014 and War & Peace in 2016.
The actress made her feature film debut from the movie Beast in 2017. She was won British Independent Film Awards for Most Promising Newcomer and International Film Festival & Awards Macao for Best Actress. The following year she appeared in the movie Wild Rose, for which she won BAFTA Scotland for Best Actress.
Buckley got her lead role in the 2019 television series Chernobyl and won CinEuphoria Award for Mertis Honorary Awards and shared with Stellan Skarsgard, Robert Emms, and Mark Lewis Jones, The actress, also shared the screen with Robert Downey Jr. in the 2020 movie Dolittle. She also appeared in feature film Misbehavior and Ironbark in 2020.
What Is The Net Worth Of Jessie Buckley?
Jessie Buckley has been working as an actress in the entertainment industry. However, she has not revealed any information regarding her net worth. According to some sources, she has an estimated net worth of around $500,000.
The actress has appeared in many successful movies. Her movie Dolittle collected $227.9 million against $175 million.
Dated Her Which War And Peace Co-Actor?
Jessie Buckley was in a romantic relationship with James Norton. The couple first met at the set of the movie War and Peace.
The couple dated for sometimes. But unfortunately, the couple split in 2017. After that, she has not shared any information about her dating life and boyfriend.
The actress currently resides in London.