Zawe Ashton Wiki, Bio, Age, Affairs, Boyfriend, Married, Net Worth, Movies, Siblings
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|Full Name:||Zawe Ashton|
|Birth Date:||July 21, 1984|
|Profession:||English actress, playwright and director|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth||$1 million _ $10 million|
|Birth Place||Hackney, London|
|Education||Manchester School of Theatre|
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Zawedde “Zawe” Ashton (born on 21st July 1984 in Hackney, London, England) is an English actress, playwright and director best known for her roles in Channel 4 comedy dramas Not Safe for Work and Fresh Meat. Other credits include the feature films Blitz and St. Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold. She was also shortlisted in the Verity Bargate Award in 2007 for her awesome acting in “Harm’s Way”. In June 2010, she won the 2nd prize at the Lan Charleson Awards for her classical performance in Salome. In October 2012, she won the “Ultimate Newcomer” trophy by Cosmopolitan magazine at their Women of the Year awards.
Zawe Ashton: Wiki, Bio, Age, Parents, Education
Zawedde “Zawe” Ashton was born on 21st July 1984 in Hackney, London, England. Her father, Paul Ashton was English who was also a teacher and later worked for the BBC and for Channel 4 as a Commissioning Editor. Similarly, her mother, Victoria Ashton was a Uganda who was a teacher.
As of 2019, she is 35 years old and belongs to the birth sign Cancer. By nationality, she is an English and is of White ethnicity. She attended the Anna Scher Theatre School and was a member of the National Youth Theatre. She attended both William Patten and Thornhill Primary schools.
For secondary education, Ashton attended both Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Parliament Hill Schools. She studied at the City and Islington College, then at the Manchester School of Theatre, where she gained a degree in acting.
Zawe Ashton: Professional Career
Ashton started her career in the late 1990s. As a teenager, she starred in BBC 2 science show Science in Action as one of the three curious children. She was also shortlisted in the Verity Bargate Award in 2007 for her awesome acting in “Harm’s Way”. Zawe is an active associate who was also active in creative ideas across the film industry within National Youth Theatre.
Her television work includes Holby City, The Bill, NCS: Manhunt, Casualty, The Crust, and Misfits. She starred in the Channel 4 comedy “Fresh Meat” as the role of Vod student in 2011. In 2018, she played Claire in the six-part BBC One series “Wanderlust”.
Her theatre credit include Rhinoceros, The Arsonists, Gone Too Far!, Othello, Frontline, All The Things We Crushed, This Wide Night, The Cage. Furthermore, Michael Frayn’s comedy Here, Splendour, The Maids, The Hardest Rain, Betrayal, For All the Women Who Thought They Were Mad, etc. In June 2010, she won the 2nd prize at the Lan Charleson Awards for her classical performance in Salome.
In 2009, she appeared in St. Trinian’s II: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold. Moreover, she earned the title as one of Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow 2009. After two years, she appeared alongside Jason Statham in the movie “Blitz” and with Jason Isaacs in the television adaptation of Kate Atkinson’s Case Histories. In 2011, Ashton starred in the BBC Christmas show Lapland.
She also starred as Joyce Carol Vincent in the film “Dreams of a Life” in the same year, for which she was nominated in the Most Promising Newcomer category at the 2012 British Independent Film Awards. In October 2012, she won the “Ultimate Newcomer” trophy by Cosmopolitan magazine at their Women of the Year awards.
Apart from acting, she also entered in poetry slams at the age of seventeen and won the London Poetry Slam Championship in 2000. In addition, she became Young Writer in Residence at the Contact Theater in Manchester. Ashton narrated 13 episodes of 24 Hours in Police Custody, shown on Channel 4 in 2016 and 2017. She presented the third series of Random Acts in 2017, Channel 4’s short film showcase in association with Arts Council England.
Personal Life: Single, Dating or Married?
Ashton has maintained a full privacy when it comes to her personal life and her relationship. But in 2016, she was living in North London with her unidentified boyfriend. Talking about her present affair, it seems there is something between Zawe and her Betrayal co-star Tom Hiddleston.
As per the report, they are often hanging out together in New York City. He even attends Zawe’s program out of his busy schedule in April 2019, where she launched her book “Character Breakdown”. They were cozying up so comfortably like they have been dating each other for a while. In fact, in one of the site she has admitted that she has been secretly dating co-star Tom Hiddleston for 6 months.
Zawe Ashton: Net Worth & Salary
As of 2019, Zawe Ashton has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million – $10 million. Further information about her annual salary, assets and property is under review.
Zawe Ashton: Height, Weight & Social Media
The English actress, Ashton stands at the height of 5 feet & 10 inches and weighs 57 kg. She has the hourglass slim body with the body measurement of 34-25-35 inches. Zawe Ashton holds 38.9k followers on Instagram and 51.5k followers on Twitter.