Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson
Real Name/Full Name Gilian Leigh Anderson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Gillian Anderson
Birth Place: Chicago Illinois, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9th August 1968
Age/How Old: 54 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 57 Kg
In Pounds – 127 lbs
Eye Color: Grayish Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Homer Edward Anderson III
Mother –Rosemary Alyce
Siblings: Zoe Anderson, Aaron Anderson
School: Coleridge Primary School
College: Theatre School at DePaul University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: Mark Griffiths (2006-2012)
Peter Morgan (2016-2020)
Husband/Spouse Name: Clyde Klotz (m. 1994, div. 1997), Julian Ozanne ( m. 2004, div. 2004)
Kids/Children Name: Piper Maru Klotz, Felix Griffiths, Oscar Griffiths
Profession: Actress, producer, writer, director
Net Worth: $50 million
Last Updated: March 2023

Gillian is one of the best actresses in America, and she is mostly recognized with her character Dana Scully in the American drama series The X-Files. She started her acting career in 1983 and to she has appeared in dozens of films and TV shows. Besides acting, Gillian is also a stage performer, and she has appeared in plays like A Doll’s House, Absent Friends, The Philanthropist, and many more.

Well, how well do you know about Gillian Anderson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Gillian Anderson’s net worth in 2023, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Gillian Anderson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Gillian Leigh Anderson was born on 9th August 1968 in Chicago Illinois. Her mother Rosemary Alyce was a computer analyst while her Dad Mr. Edward Anderson was a businessman who owned a film production company. When she was 1 year old, her family relocated to Puerto Rico before moving to London so that her dad can be able to attend London Film School. While in London, she attended Coleridge Primary School.

She lived in London with her family till the age of 11 when they returned to America and settled in Michigan. Her life in Michigan turned for the worse as she became a rebellious teenager where she used to take drugs and date women who were much older than her.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Gillian Anderson in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Gillian Anderson’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 23rd March 2023 having been born on 9 August 1968. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 127 lbs in Pound and 57 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Grayish Blue and hair color is Blonde.


She started going to school when her family was living in London where she attended Coleridge Primary School till she was 11. After moving back to US, she joined Fountain Elementary School and later City High-Middle School. After high school, she had made up her mind acting is the career path she want to take. This led her to joining Theatre School at DePaul University where she graduated in 1990 with Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

As a celebrity, living your private life away from public scrutiny isn’t always easy and Gillian is no exception. She is a well-known art collector and has used millions of dollars with her collections. While working and shooting X-files series she met with Clyde Klotz who by then was their assistant art director, and she fell in love with him. The two married on 1st January 1994 and their union was blessed with a daughter the same year who they named Piper Maru. They marriage lasted for less than three years and the two divorced in 1997.

After the end of her first marriage, devoted herself in raising her daughter and came to get into another relationship seven years later. She married filmmaker Julian Ozanne on December 2004. Their marriage ceremony was held in Lamu, a coastal town in Kenya. Their union didn’t last long and they separated in 2006. Besides her two marriages, she has had a relationship with Mark Griffith, and they have two children together. Today, she lives in London with her three children.

Is Gillian Anderson Lesbian?

Gillian Anderson can’t be classified as gay or straight but rather heterosexual. This is because she has dated both men and women and as she says, she is attracted to both genders. She started dating women as a teenager before dating men.

Professional Career

Though she began acting while still in school, she started her professional career at the age of 22. This is when she decided to move to New York where she got her first stage acting in the play Absent Friends. The pay wasn’t good and to support her career, she used to work as a waitress.

In 1992, she relocated to Los Angeles and featured in the film The Turning.  For a whole year, she was out of work which made her break her vow of work on television. Her break came in 1993 when she featured in Class of 96 drama. Her role made her get noticed by The X-Files producers and the rest is history. For more than 30 years now, Gillian has appeared in dozens of films and TV shows.


As one of the most successful actresses in the world, nominations and awards haven’t been hard to come by. She has been nominated six times for Golden Globe Awards and won once. She also has five Emmy Awards nominations of which she has won one. Other nominations includes BAFTA TV Awards, Olivier Awards, Saturn Awards, and SAG Awards. In total, she has been nominated for awards 109 times of which she has won 31 awards and came runner-up five times.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Gillian Anderson in 2023

Gillian Anderson Net Worth
Gillian Anderson Net Worth

Everything Gillian owns comes from her acting career where she has made millions of dollars. As of 2023, she is estimated to be worth $50 million.

Besides her acting career, Gillian is an activist and has been involved in charity work with different charity organizations. She is also a defender of women’s LGBTQ rights.


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