Rhys Ifans Biography

Updated On Feb 19, 2019 Published On Nov 24, 2015
Facts of Rhys Ifans
Date of Birth: 1967 , July-22
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Rhys Ifans
Father Eirwyn Evans
Mother Beti Wyn Davies
Nationality Welsh
Birth Place/City Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor and Musician
Net Worth $12.5 million
Affair with Anna Friel (2011–2014)
Married No
Married to N/A
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BAFTA Awards winner Rhys Ifans who is popular in the world for being one of the casts of comedies movies like Notting Hill and Kevin & Perry Go Large is also the great musician and is one of the members of the Super Furry Animals and The Peth.

Childhood and Education

Born as Rhys Ifans in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, the United Kingdom to Beti-Wyn (née Davies) and Eirwyn Evans, Ifans was raised in the middle-class family.

Both of his parents are school teachers. He is Welsh and is of white ethnicity.

Marriage, Wife, and Girlfriends

Rhys is never married, nor he has any wife, but the actor has dated a few girlfriends.

In June 2007, Ifans began his romantic love affairs with English actress and model, Sienna Miller. After being together for about eight months, they got engaged in March of 2008 but this engagement was called off within a few months.

Since 2011, he began dating English actress Anna Friel. Having started dating in 2011, the couple ended up separating in 2014.

Acting and Singing Career

Ifans's acting dream was since he was a child. When he was in his school days, he also took several acting classes and in 1990, he also hosted and presented children's quiz programme.

In 1995, he made his appearance in the Streetlife and those days he was also the lead vocalist of the rock band, Super Furry Animals. He made his feature film debut in 1997 and his big break came after he portrayed his role in Notting Hill.

Net Worth in 2019

He has been earning a huge amount of salary from his acting career and his net worth in 2019 is $12.5 million.

Rhys Ifans facts on timeline

Born in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

July 22 , 1967

Born as Rhys Ifans in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom to Beti-Wyn (née Davies) and Eirwyn Evans, Ifans was raised in middle class family. Both of his parents are school teachers. He is a Welsh and is of white ethnicity.

Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama

1997

As a child, he gained his formal education from Ysgol Pentrecelyn, after that he joined Ysgol Maes Garmon. At the end of his school days, he won a scholarship at Guildhall School of Music and Drama and started taking acting and music classes. He graduated from there in 1997. 

Joined Super Furry Animals

1995

 Rhys Ifans is also quite a good singer and in 1995, he joined the rock band, Super Furry Animals as the lead vocalist of this musical group. However, before this band released any recordings he left this musical band. 

Began his acting career

1997

In 1995, he made his appearance in the Streetlife. He made his feature film debut in 1997 and his big break came after he portrayed his role in Notting Hill. Till now, he has appeared in more than three dozens of movies and television series. 

Began dating Sienna Miller

2007

In June 2007, Ifans began his romantic love affairs with English actress and model, Sienna Miller. But before this love life, she was previously engaged with actor Jude Law but this engagement got dissolved after she began her affairs with the nanny of his children. 

Called off his engagement

2008

After being together for about eight months, they got engaged in March of 2008 but this engagement was called off within few months. The actual reason for their separation was unknown however, few days later she was seen with Balthazar Getty. 

Began dating Anna Friel

2011

Since 2011, he started scratching some new chapter of love life; from that time on he began dating Anna Friel. Anna Friel is also one of the famous English actresses and she is popular for her role in the Brookside. They are still together. 

Joined The Peth

2008

Though he quit musical rock band, Super Furry Animals before it began recording any songs, he became one of the active member of another band The Peth since 2008. They released their debut album the same year. 

Won BAFTA Awards

2005

In 2000, he got his first nomination in BAFTA Awards and that was for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role. He was crowned with this award for the first time in 2005 for Best Actor. 

Won BAFTA Awards, Wales

2005

Till now, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2005, he got his one and only nomination in BAFTA Awards, Wales and he is kind of lucky as he won this award the same year. 

Won Seville European Film Festival

2010

After being honored with two major awards in 2005, it took him almost half a decade to finally claim another major award. In 2010, he got his first nomination in Seville European Film Festival and that was for his role in Mr. Nice.