Jodie Whittaker Biography

Published On Apr 01, 2018
Facts of Jodie Whittaker
Date of Birth: 1982 , June-3
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
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As a student, Jodie Whittaker enrolled at Scissett Middle School and Shelley High School. She took music training at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and received graduation degree with the gold medal on acting.

Talking about her professional career, Whittaker debuted in the entertainment industry with “The Strom” at Shakespeare’s Globe in 2005. Since then she has worked in theatre, radio, TV, and film. Her breakthrough movie was “Venus” appeared as Jessie.

Later she was praised for her role in the cult science film “Attack the Block”, the Black Mirror episode “The Entire History Of You” and as grieving mother Beth Latimer in “Broadchurch”. Till the date, actress Whittaker has starred in 24 movies, 18 TV series, five stage roles, and two radio programs.

Recently, she was announced as the thirteen incarnations of The Doctor in the science fiction TV series “Doctor Who”. Jodie Whittaker will be the very first woman in the history of the franchise to play the title role.

Jodie is a married woman. She tied the knot with her boyfriend Christian Contreras who is an American actor. The couple welcomed their first baby two years ago. The beautiful married couple is living a blissful life without any news and rumors of an extramarital affair, conflict, separation, and divorce.

The actress has a height of 5 feet 6 inches with a perfect slim body and appealing face. Being at number one spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actresses for 2017, she has an estimated net worth of $82 million. 

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Born in

1982

An English actress Jodie Whittaker was born on 3rd June of 1982, in Skelmanthorpe, West Yorkshire, England. Talking about her nationality, she is British and belongs to white ethnicity.

Stage Apperanc

2005

Since 2005, actress Whittaker is active in the stage. Her first role on the stage was “Ampelisca” in “The Storm”. Till the date, she has appeared in five stage shows including “Enemies”, “A Gaggle of Saint”, “Awake and single” and “Antigone”. 

Praise For Her Work

2006

This year, actress Whittaker got the nominations for “ALFS Award for British Newcomer of the Year”, “British Independent Film Award” for Most Promising Newcomers, “London Critics Film Award”, and “Satellite Award” for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical, for her work in movie “Venus”. 

TV Career

2008

Though she has starred in many TV series, Whittaker got much praise for her work in TV series “Wired” where she portrayed the character, Louise. Till the date, she has starred in 13 TV series including “Doctors”, “The Night Watch”, “Doctor Who”, “Trust Me” and much more. 

Radio Drama

2008

Apart from acting, Jodie has also made her appearance in the radio drama of BBC radio 4 namely “Blind by the Sun” and “Unseen Austen” as Lydia Bennett. 

Got Married

2008

Jodie married her longtime's boyfriend, Christian Contreras, with whom she met for the first time during her acting classes. The actor couple is still together and living a happy life with their child. 

Current Net Worth

2017

As of 2017, the English actress Whittaker has an estimated net worth of $82 million. She has earned her wealth widely through her career as an actress.