As of 2022, Keira Knightley is a British actress with a net worth of $80 million. Her most well-known films are “Bend It Like Beckham,” the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, “Love Actually,” and “Pride and Prejudice.”
Keira Knightley Net Worth 2022
|Net Worth:||$80 Million (2022)|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 26, 1985 (37 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Model, Voice Actor|
Keira Knightley Early Life
Keira Christina Knightley was born on March 26, 1985, in Teddington, London, England. Sharman Macdonald and Will Knightley, her parents, were both theatre actors.
Her given name was supposed to be “Kiera,” but her mother misspelled it as “Keira” when she adopted her kid. Knightley was introduced to theatre and dance by her parents at a young age, which sparked her passion for performing.
She first requested an agency when she was three years old, motivated by the fact that both of her parents had agents, and she acquired one when she was six. She began her acting career in local amateur productions, including one of her mother’s plays, “After Juliet.”
Knightley attended Esher College for a year, studying art, history, and English literature, but she dropped out to pursue her acting career.
Keira Knightley Career
She appeared in the British film ‘Pure,’ about drug users, in 2002. She played Lara in the tv mini-series ‘Doctor Zhivago’ in the same year.
In 2004, her film ‘King Arthur’ was released. Knightley plays the role of Guinevere, a Celtic warrior, in this film. Unfortunately, the picture was a box office flop.
Her film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest was released in 2006. The film was a big success. ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End was released in 2007.
She followed up her role in ‘Atonement’ with ‘The Duchess,’ which was released in 2008. Her portrayal of an 18th-century English aristocrat in this film catapulted her to stardom.
In 2012, she appeared in the comedy film ‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World.’ She also starred in the romance drama ‘Anna Karenina’ in the same year. ‘Jack Ryan,’ her film, will be released in 2013.
Keira Knightley’s net worth is $80 million as of 2022.
Keira Knightley Personal Life And Philanthropy
Knightley started dating actor Del Synnott in 2001. They met on the set of “Princess of Thieves.” Knightley was in a relationship with actor Jamie Dornan from 2003 to 2005 after they split up in 2003.
She then dated Rupert Friend, her “Pride, and Prejudice” co-star, from 2005 to December 2010. Knightley started dating artist James Righton in February 2011. They married in May 2013 and are the parents of two girls.
Knightley is one of Amnesty International’s public faces. She backed them up in their human rights campaign. The Comic Relief charity, WaterAid, the American Library Association, Oxfam, Women’s Aid, the SMA Trust, and the United Nations’ refugee agency UNHCR are among the organizations she has sponsored.