Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
Real Name/Full Name Katherine Matilda Swinton
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tilda Swinton
Birth Place: London, England
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 November 1960
Age/How Old: 63 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 57 Kg
In Pounds – 126 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Maj. John Swinton
Mother – Judith Balfour Killen
Siblings: James Christopher Swinton, Alexander Harold Swinton and Maj. William Henry Cospatrick Swinton
School: Queen’s Gate School, West Heath Girls’ School and Fettes College
College: Murray Edwards College
Religion: Agnosticism
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Boyfriend: Sandro Kopp
Husband/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: Honor Swinton Byrne and Xavier Swinton Byrne
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $15 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

The film industry is one of the biggest industries in the entertainment business today. Millions and millions of people aspire to be successful actors and actresses. Over the years, we have had a series of great actors and actresses. These individuals have captured our attention on the big screen, and we all want to know more about them. An example of such people is Tilda Swinton.

Tilda Swinton is a successful British actress whose works of art should be truly appreciated. The actress has been in the industry for almost 35 years now and is still sending shockwaves. In this article, you’ll get to learn about the career of Tilda Swinton and a few things about her personal life.

Well, how well do you know about Tilda Swinton? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tilda Swinton’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 Tilda Swinton to date.

Biography and Early Life

Katherine Matilda Swinton was born on the 5th of November in 1960 in London, England. She is the daughter of Judith Balfour Killen and Sir John Swinton, the Laird of Kimmerghame House. Her father earned his knighthood as a retired major general of the British Army and Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire.

Her paternal grandfather was a Scottish politician and herald, George Swinton, and her maternal great-great-grandfather was the Scottish botanist John Hutton Balfour. She also has three brothers; James Christopher Swinton, Alexander Harold Swinton and Maj. William Henry Cospatrick Swinton

The roots of the Swinton family can be traced back to the Middle Ages, as an Anglo-Scots family. However, Tilda considers herself a Scot.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tilda Swinton in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Tilda Swinton’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024 having been born on 5 November 1960. Though, she is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 126 lbs in Pound and 57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Green and hair color is Blonde.


Swinton attended three schools for a brief period; Queen’s Gate School, West Heath Girls’ School and Fettes College. West Heath was an expensive boarding school where she was a friend of Lady Diana Spencer. As an adult, Tilda spoke out against boarding schools and said that the setup of boarding schools isn’t right for proper development of a child.

She later graduated from New Hall (now called Murray Edwards College) at the University of Cambridge with a degree in social and political sciences. In college, she joined the Communist Party, and then later the Scottish Socialist Party. In college, she also started performing on stage.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Tilda Swinton With Boyfriend Sandro Kopp
Tilda Swinton With Boyfriend Sandro Kopp

Although she was born in England, Swinton still believes that she is Scottish because of her Scottish aristocratic background. When Swinton was in a relationship with John Byrne, the couple had twins, Honor Swinton Byrne and Xavier Swinton Byrne, in 1997. She has been living in Scotland for the past two decades with her children and currently lives in Nairn. She is currently in a relationship with German painter, Sandro Kopp.

Is Tilda Swinton Lesbian?

Tilda Swinton is not a lesbian. Apart from her current relationship with Sandro Kopp, she was also in a relationship with John Byrne and together they had twins named Honor Swinton Byrne and Xavier Swinton Byrne.

Professional Career

She started off at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1984, appearing in Measure for Measure, she worked in the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh, starring in Mann ist Mann by Manfred Karge. Her first TV appearance was in the miniseries, Zastrozzi and her first film was Caravaggio in 1986. She went on to star in numerous movies from 1987 to 1991 and a performance art piece called Volcano Saga.

Swinton did a title role in Orlando called Virginia Woolf. This part allowed her to go into the matters of gender representation which showed her androgynous style. In the new century, she was a part of much bigger projects such as; Deep End, The Beach, Vanilla Sky, The Statement and Young Adam. In 2005, she was in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, and its following sequels, and so many other films.

Swinton was also involved in other areas such as performance art, where she did a live art piece in the Serpentine Gallery, where she was on display for a week. She collaborated with Cornelia Parker for an installation in London, and then they repeated it in Rome and New York. Swinton collaborated with Viktor & Rolf, fashion designers, who made look alike copies of Swinton for their One Woman Show in 2003. She was also named as one of the best dressed women in 2018.


Swinton’s amazing work as an actress has earned her so many awards and nominations. She was nominated in the Academy Awards, BAFTA Awards, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, European Film Awards, Golden Globes Awards, Independent Spirit Awards and so many others. Out of these nominations, she has won quite a number of awards such as; Best Supporting Actress in 2007 Academy Awards, Best Actress in a leading role in the 2003 British Academy Scotland Awards and so many others.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tilda Swinton in 2024

Tilda Swinton Nety Worth
Tilda Swinton Nety Worth

As of 2024, Swinton’s brilliant career has earned her a net worth of approximately $15 Million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Their family name was given to them for their bravery.
  • Tilda does not use any social media.

Tilda is one of the most decorated actresses that we have today, her work in the film industry can only be matched by very few people. She is an inspiring figure to the many people who wish to be actors or actresses.


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