Jodie Whittaker

Born on June 3, 1982, Jodie Whittaker is a famous English actress. She has a number of reasonably powerful performances to her name. She came into prominence in the year 2006 and this was because of her performance in the film Venus. She won critical acclaim for this film and was awarded British Independent Film Award. She also won Satellite Award nomination for this film.

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Whittaker was Skelmanthorpe, West Yorkshire. She did her schooling from Scissett Middle School and later in Shelly High School. She had a flair for drama, music and acting from a young age. This led to her to undergo training at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She showed her flair for acting and won a gold medal for acting from the school of music and drama. This well and truly set the stage for her to become a reasonably well known actor and her success journey continues even today.

As far as her personal life is concerned, Jodie Whittaker is married to American actor Christian Contreras since 2008. She gave birth to her first child in the year 2015 in the month of April. She had a nephew who suffered from Down Syndrome. In fact she appeared in a movie by the name Emmerdale and he died at the age three. This has an impact in Whittaker’s life.


As far as her career is concerned, she made her professional debut in 2005 in The Storm. The debut was made in the famous Shakespeare’s Globe. This led to her increase in popularity and since 2007 she has been having a busy schedule. She has made her presence strongly in film, television, theatre and radio. Her flair for acting became all the more known to the outside world in 2007. She stood in for the famous Carey Mulligan within a very short notice. Mulligan had taken ill suddenly and there was a need for somebody to stand in and Jodie Whittaker did a wonderful job of it. The work was The Seagull.

However, her real break came from the movie The Venus. She costarred as Jessie and her performance was appreciated by many. Since then it would not be out of place to mention here that she has had a string of impressive performances and the list is quite long. Since 2005 she has acted in 23 films and there are some well known films like Good Vibrations, The Kid, Black Sea, Spike Island, just to name a few.

Her performance in the small screen was also equally impressive and she certainly has been able to leave an indelible impression with some stellar performances. Since 2006 she has acted in almost twenty small screen films, episodes and ministries. It all started with The Afternoon Play in the year 2006 and the latest one was Doctor Who. She works her as the thirteenth doctor having made her first debut in Twice Upon A Time.

Net Worth

The net worth of Jodie Whittaker is not very well known. But there are some authentic reports to suggest that she could be sitting on a whopping amount of $245 million as net worth which is amazing to say the least.

09 Dec, 2017