Keira Knightley Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Keira Knightley was born on March 26, 1985. She is a British actress and model. She has starred in films such as ‘Pirates of the Caribbean Sea: The Curse of the Black Pearl’ among others.
Keira Knightley was born on March 26, 1985, in London. She was born to Will Knightly a Television actor and Sharman MacDonald who is a renowned playwright. She was brought up alongside an elder brother. She attended Stanley Junior School for her early education. She faced difficulty in school since she suffered from dyslexia. In 1993, she made her television debut in ‘Royal Celebration’. In 1995, she appeared in the films ‘The Treasure Seekers’ and ‘A Village Affair’.
In 1998, Keira Knightley appeared in the films ‘Coming Home’ and ‘Star Wars: Episode One The Phantom Menace.’ She continued studying and also acted in the film ‘Princess of Thieves’. In 2001, she completed schooling. In the same year she appeared in the film ‘Bend It Like Beckham’. She later attended Esher College where she took art, history and literature. She then dropped out of school to concentrate on her acting career.
In 2002, Keira Knightley appeared in the British film ‘Pure.’ The same year also saw her appear in the miniseries ‘Doctor Zhivago’. In 2003, she appeared in the film ‘Love’ which became a success at the box office. Two years later she appeared in the film ‘King Arthur’ but the film was not a success. She also served as an ambassador for brands such as Ausprey Jewellery and Chanel Perfume. In 2006, she starred in the film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest’ which became very popular. The following year she appeared in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End’ and also the film ‘Silk’.
In 2008, Keira Knightley appeared in the movie ‘The Duchess.’ In 2010, she acted in the films ‘Never Let Me Go’ and ‘A Dangerous Method’. In 2012, she starred in the comedy film ‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World’. The same year also saw her appear in the romantic drama ‘Anna Karenina’. In 2013, she starred in the film ‘Jack Ryan’.
Awards and Achievements
In 2005, Keira Knightley received the Golden Globe Award for the film ‘Pride and Prejudice.’
In 2003, Keira Knightley dated Jamie Dorman until 2005. In 2005 she began a relationship with Rupert Friend. They dated until 2010. In 2013, she got married to musician James Righton. They currently live in East London. She has a net worth of fifty million dollars. She is presently thirty-two years old.