Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley
Real Name/Full Name Keira Christina Knightley
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Keira Knightley
Birth Place: London, England
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 March 1985
Age/How Old: 39 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 54 Kg
In Pounds –  119 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brunette
Parents Name: Father –Will Knightley
Mother – Sharman Macdonald
Siblings: Caleb Knightley
School: Teddington School
College: Esher College
Religion: Christian
Nationality: English
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: NA
Husband/Spouse Name: James Righton
Kids/Children Name: Edie Knightley Righton, Delilah Knightley Righton
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $90 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Keira Knightley is a very famous British actress who is widely known for the lead roles which she played in Bend It Like Beckham, the role of Elizabeth Swann in  Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Begin Again (2013), adventure thriller Everest (2015), docudrama Official Secrets (2019) and many others. She was even nominated in the 2018 Birthday Honours for services to drama and charity.

Well, how well do you know about Keira Knightley? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Keira Knightley’s net worth in 2024, 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 Keira Knightley to date.

Biography and Early Life

Keira Knightley was born on 26 March 1985 in South West Greater London, England. Her father who was English and her mother, Scottish were to name her Kiera but due to a misspelling by Macdonald when they went to register her name today is Keira. Her interest in acting increased after being introduced to ballet and theatre by her mother at a very young age.

She was diagnosed with dyslexia at the mere age of six but by the age of 11, she claimed to have “got over it sufficiently”; however she is a slow reader who is unable to read out loud. She was determined to go into acting and even got an agent like her agents at the age of six. She even got to perform in various TV dramas at that age.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Keira Knightley in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Keira Knightley’s age is 39 years old as of today’s date 24th April 2024 having been born on 26 March 1985. Though, she is 5′7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 119 lbs in Pound and 54kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Brunette.


Keira Knightley completed her schooling at Teddington School and her colleagues from Esher College. She was determined to become an actress from a very young age and even performed in and local dramas and TV shows. After Juliet and United States written by her mother and drama teacher respectively were among them. Her main focus was on art, history, and English literature when she was studying at Esher College but then she left after a year to pursue her career in acting.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Keira Knightley With Husband James Righton
Keira Knightley With Husband James Righton

Keira Knightley wanted to travel and focus on her personal life and hence she took a break from acting in 2006. There have been cases with her of harassment but every time she sued the person and was able to punish them by sentencing them in prison. She started dating Del Synnott(2001- 2003), she was even in a relationship with  Rupert Friend, her co-actor in pride and prejudice after which she finally settled with  James Righton. She even had a mental breakdown at age 22 and had to struggle to rise back to fame.

Is Keira Knightley Lesbian?

Keira Knightley is said to be straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. She is neither a lesbian nor a bisexual. She has dated some actors after which eventually she was in a relationship with musician James Righton whom she married on 4 May 2013. She has been happily married ever since and was even blessed with 2 daughters Edie and Delilah.

Professional Career

Keira Knightley was interested in acting since a very young age and went for her passion at the age of six when she started working in commercials and small television roles. She even played in a drama written by her mother, after which she continued to act in  A Village Affair (1995), The Bill (1984), Coming Home (1998), Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist (1999), The Wonderful World of Disney: Princess of Thieves and many more. She has won many awards and her struggle to the top was not easy, but she indeed made it.


Keira Knightley is indeed an amazing actress who has been nominated for many awards and has even won quite a number of them. Some include:

  • Best Breakthrough Performance  for Bend It Like Beckham
  • Best International Actress for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • Teen choice Awards for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • Variety Award in 2005
  • Best Ensemble for Love Actually
  • Empire Hero Award in 2011
  • Best Actor in Supporting Role for The Imitation Game

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Keira Knightley in 2024

Keira Knightley Net Worth
Keira Knightley Net Worth

Keira Knightley is a very famous British actress who has an estimated net worth of $90 million as of 2024. She is very well known for her some of her best roles starred in films like “Bend It Like Beckham”, the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, “Love Actually”, and “Pride and Prejudice”.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She suffered from Dyslexia at a very young age.
  • She loved football and is a big football fan.
  • She even took training in archery, horseback riding, and fencing for her role of red riding hood in Disney’s 2001 Princess of Thieves.
  • She was voted by the UK’s Royal National Institute for the Blind from the second sexiest voice in the country.

Without fear of inconsistency, one might say that when it comes to acting, Keira Knightley is an icon to reckon with. She has worked very hard to accomplish this role and has consistently demonstrated her skills in the same and won a lot of fame and appreciation by demonstrating sheer dedication and hard work and is indeed a lady worth emulating.


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