Daisy Ridley is an English actress, the best known for her role as Ray in 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Let’s learn more about this Arsenal F.C. fan.
On 10th April 1992, in London, Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley was welcomed into this world. She has 4 siblings. Her father was a photographer, and her great-uncle was a writer and actor. Ridley went to Tring Park School in Hertfordshire. Ridley is suffering from polycystic ovaries and endometriosis since she was 15 years old. She went through laparoscopic surgery many times because of it.
Mr. Selfridge, Silent Witness, Casualty, Youngers, and Toast of London, were some of the television programs in which Ridley had small roles. In December 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released. Ridley had one of the lead roles in the movie which became a huge success. It earned around $530 million worldwide in just its opening week. Ridley continued playing in Star War franchises, including 2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and an upcoming Star Wars IX which is set to be released this year.
Ridley led her voice to the Japanese movie named Only Yesterday.
Awards And Achievements
Here are some of the awards Daisy Ridley won: FCC Breakout Award in Florida Film Critics Circle (2015), Best Female Newcomer in Empire Awards (2016), Best Breakthrough performance in MTV Movie Awards (2016), and Choice Movie: Breakout Star in Teen Choice Awards (2016).
Daisy Ridley’s net worth is estimated at up to $2.5 million. Most of her earnings come from playing in the Star Wars franchise. She also earned some of her fortunes via television programs, and now from endorsements.
Here is how much she has earned from shows and movies:
Scrawl (Tv Show) – $5,00,000
Toast of London (Tv Show) – $5,00,000
Selfridge (Tv Show)- $5,00,000
Casualty (Tv Show) – $5,00,000
Star Wars The Force Awakens (Movie) – $10,000,000
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