Keira Knightley is an English actress with an estimated net worth of $50 million. She was born on March 26, 1985 in Teddington, London, England. Her mother is Sharman Macdonald, who is also an actress and a playwright. Her father is Will Knightley, also an actor. She was raised in England, and she has an older brother by the name of Caleb. The most interesting thing about her childhood is that her mother wanted to name her something different. She wanted to name Keira Knightley, Kiera, but she misspelled her daughter’s name when she was born and it was simply too late at that point to change the problem. So she is now known as Keira Knightley, and her mother is not too upset by her own mistake.
By the time she was only six, she was already in show business. Her parents were both famous and wanted her to follow in their footsteps, so they let her audition for roles in commercials. Being an adorable little girl, she landed roles on a regular basis. She began to star in small films and television shows in minor roles, but she began to see the roles become a bit bigger and more important as she got older and better at her job acting. She spent almost a decade acting in small and minor roles before she hit her big break and really became a household name. It was when she became she starred in “Bend it Like Beckham,” in 2002 that she became a famous actress. People learned her name and really became impressed with her acting skills.
From there, she was then given the opportunity to try out for a role that would put her opposite the very famous Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom in a movie called “Pirates of the Caribbean,” and she was given the role. She did such a good job in her role that she was then asked to come back and do more of the movies alongside the other famous faces she’d been working with. That solidified her as a serious actress with a household name, and her career blossomed from that point forward.
Keira Knightley is married to James Righton. He is a musician and he is from the United Kingdom also. They began dating in 2011 and got married in 2013. In May 2015, the coupled became parents for the first time to their little girl, who is Edie. She was in several high-profile relationships before her marriage, but she always manages to keep her private life as private as possible no matter how open she is known for being with the media. She has no problem talking to the press, but she does not discuss the intimate and very personal details of her life when she does so.
What helps Keira Knightley with her net worth and her wealth is that she does not live a lavish lifestyle. She puts her money away and allows herself a $50,000 per year allowance on which she can spend her money as she sees fit, but she does not spend it like a madman on crazy items.
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