Michelle Dockery Biography

Updated On Feb 21, 2019 Published On Nov 17, 2015
Facts of Michelle Dockery
Date of Birth: 1981 , December-15
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Michelle Dockery
Birth Name Michelle Suzanne Dockery
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Rush Green Medical Centre, Dagenham, United Kingdom
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor and Singer
Net Worth $4 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Affair with John Dineen (2013–2015; his death)
Girlfriend John Dineen (2013–2015; his death)
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2013 Golden Globes, USA nominee, Michelle Dockery is a famous actress from the United Kingdom and she is popular for portraying the role of Lady Mary Crawley in the television series, Downton Abbey. Actress Michelle is also keen on singing and is a Jazz singer.

Childhood, Age, Family Background

Born as Michelle Suzanne Dockery in Barking, Essex, England, the United Kingdom to Michael Dockery and Lorraine Dockery, Michelle was raised in a middle-class family. She was born on December 15, 1981, and she is currently 37 years of age. 

She is English and is of white ethnicity. Gold Medalist in Drama, Michelle Dockery is the graduate of Guildhall School of Music and Drama and her acting career began soon after graduating from there.

Marriage, Husband, Fiance

In May 2013, Michelle was seen with John Dineen having romantic love affairs with him.  John Dineen is Irish national and is of director by profession. After being in love with him for about two years, they got engaged in February 2015. However, the couple could not get married as John died of cancer on at the age of 34, on 13 December 2015.

Career: Movies and TV shows

After making her acting debut from the stage show, she played her first television role in 2005 in Fingersmith and finally appeared in the movie in 2006 in Hogfather.

Net Worth

As of 2019, Dockery has a net worth of around $4 million. But back in 2017, her total wealth was estimated at $3 million.

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Michelle Dockery facts on timeline

Born in Barking, Essex, England

December 15 , 1981

 Born as Michelle Suzanne Dockery in Barking, Essex, England, United Kingdom to Michael Dockery and Lorraine Dockery, Michelle was raised in middle class family. She is English and is of white ethnicity. She is five feet and eight inch tall. 

Graduated from Guildhall School of Music & Drama

2004

The first school she was enrolled at is Chadwell Heath Foundation School. Few years later, she was enrolled at Finch Stage School. And then she attended Guildhall School of Music & Drama and she graduated from there in 2004. 

Won gold medal for drama

2003

She is born to act. Her interest in acting and drama was since she was child. While she was attending Guildhall School of Music and drama, she won one of the prestigious awards in her life and that was gold medal for drama. 

First movie, Hogfather

2006

After she made her acting debut from the stage show, she was able to influence several movie artists from her acting role, year after year, she got offer in several television series and finally in 2006 she appeared in her first movie, Hogfather. 

Began dating John Dineen

2013

Though she had lots of love affairs in the movies and television series, she was not seen dating anyone in the real life till the begging of 2013. However, in May 2013, she was seen with John Dineen having romantic love affairs with him. 

Engaged with John Dineen

2015

She began dating John Dineen since May 2013. John Dineen is Irish national and is of director by profession. After being in love with him for about two years, she desired to make him her loving spouse so; they got engaged in February 2015 with a promise to get married soon.

Sang a song at the 50th Anniversary of Ronnie Scott's Jazz club

October 30 , 2009

Michelle Dockery is not only good at acting but she is also good at singing. She is the passionate jazz singer and she was noted to be singing a song at the 50th Anniversary of Ronnie Scott's Jazz club. 

Became Oxfam Humanitarian Ambassador

2014

She is kind from her heart and she has been actively involved in charity works that are related to poor people. In 2014, for her continuous support of the poor people and humanity, she was made the Oxfam first Humanitarian Ambassador. 

Won Screen Actors Guild Awards

2013

Her role in the television series, Downton Abbey changed her personality and her image in the film industry. After she appeared in this television series, she was nominated in Screen Actors Guild Awards and she won this award for the first time in 2013 for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble. 

Won Huading Award

2013

In 2013, she got her one and only nomination in Huading Award till date. That year, she was nominated in this award for her role in the television series, Downton Abbey. She won this award for Best Global Actress in a Television Series.