Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley

Movie Actress

Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley is an English actress. She rose to prominence for her role as Rey in the Star Wars sequel trilogy: The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker.

Full Name
Apr 10, 1992
5′ 7″
Net Worth


Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley was born on April 10, 1992 in Westminster, London, England. She is an English actress who gained worldwide recognition for her breakthrough role as Rey in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Daisy is the daughter of Louise Fawkner-Corbett and Chris Ridley, and has two older sisters named Kika Rose and Poppy Sophia. 

Ridley's first major acting role came in 2011 when she appeared in the television film Youngers. She then went on to appear in several other television shows such as Mr Selfridge, Silent Witness, and Casualty. In 2014, Ridley made her feature film debut with a small part in the British horror movie Scrawl. She also appeared in an episode of the BBC One series Life In Squares during 2015. 

In 2015, Ridley landed the leading role of Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and reprised her role for its sequels Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019). During this time she also starred as Ophelia in the 2018 adaptation of Hamlet alongside Naomi Watts and Clive Owen. In 2019, she provided the voice of Ryme City officer Lucy Stevens in Pokémon Detective Pikachu. 

In addition to her acting career, Daisy is also involved with charity work and has been a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador since 2017.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Daisy Ridley is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 10, 1992, Daisy Ridley was born in Westminster, London, England.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates From Tring Park School for the Performing Arts</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ridley graduates from Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, where she studied acting and dance.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Film Role</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Her first feature film role was in the 2012 independent thriller “Scrawl”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears in Star Wars: The Force Awakens</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ridley plays Rey in the seventh installment of Star Wars.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in Murder on the Orient Express</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ridley stars as a passenger in the Agatha Christie adaptation.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ridley reprises her role as Rey in the final installment of the Skywalker saga.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leads Voice Cast of Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ridley voices the lead rabbit, Cotton-Tail, in the sequel to the 2018 film, Peter Rabbit.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Daisy Ridley is a talented actress. She has been praised for her performances in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Murder on the Orient Express and many other films. Her talent is undeniable and she continues to impress with her range.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Relatable</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Daisy Ridley is a relatable actress that many people can look up to. Her roles often involve characters that are trying to find their way in the world while also learning valuable lessons. She portrays these characters with grace and humility.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Charitable</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">In addition to being an amazing actress, Daisy Ridley is also very charitable. She is a patron of many charities such as UNICEF UK and the International Rescue Committee and participates in many charitable events throughout the year.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Early Acting Career</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Daisy Ridley started her acting career at the age of 15 with minor roles in British TV shows, such as Casualty and Mr. Selfridge.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Star Wars Breakout Role</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Ridley's breakthrough role came in 2015 when she was cast as Rey in the seventh installment of the Star Wars film series - Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Diverse Roles</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In addition to her iconic role in Star Wars, Daisy Ridley has appeared in a variety of movies and TV shows, including Murder on the Orient Express, Ophelia, and Chaos Walking.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Singing Debut</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Daisy Ridley made her singing debut in Kenneth Branagh's remake of the classic musical Murder on the Orient Express, performing a cover of “I Dreamed A Dream” from Les Misérables.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Animal Advocate</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Daisy Ridley is an advocate for animal rights and frequently speaks out against animal cruelty on social media, including urging people to switch to a plant based lifestyle.</p></div>


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