Daisy Ridley has been in the entertainment industry for many years now, but her role in George Lucas’ Star Wars Episode VII propelled her all the way to the top. She has earned a lot of recognition for her portrayal of the last Jedi in the iconic series.
Daisy Ridley’s Estimated Net Worth as of 2019: $2 million
Ridley is a British actress who was relatively unknown until she starred in The Force Awakens. Her net worth eventually grew after taking on the role as Rey in George Lucas’ successful franchise. Her other projects include lending her voice to two different video games: LEGO Star Wars and Disney Infinity 3.0. Her voice is also used for her character in the television series Star Wars: Forces of Destiny.
1992 – 2013
Daisy was born on April 10, 1992, in England. She was the youngest child of five. Before Star Wars, she took on small roles, appearing in a TV show called Toasts of London. She also appeared in a TV show called Youngsters.
Ridley was also recognized for her endearing role in the short film Blue Season and Lifesaver Even though her part was small, she made a very good impression with audiences and eventually got rewarded for it. Ridley’s first film debut was The Scrawl. However, the movie did not fare well at the box office.
2014 – Present
In 2014, Daisy Ridley appeared in various TV shows. She appeared in Selfridge, Silent Witness and Saturday Night Live. Besides participating in those series, Ridley has confirmed that she will reprise her role as Rey in Star Wars. Besides filming and doing small roles for TV shows, Ridley’s accolades include an appearance in the rapper Wiley’s music video for the song “Lights On.”
Her intense portrayal of Rey caught the attention of Star Wars composer John Williams. According to Williams, Ridley’s enchanting performance was among the factors that helped him decide to return and do the score for Episode VIII.
For the adaptation of the late Beatrix Potter’s classic tale, Peter Rabbit & Daisy Ridley joined forces with Margot Robbie and a whole galaxy of stars.
Daisy Ridley reprises her role as Rey in Star Wars: Episode IX, the last film in the sequel trilogy which will be out in the theatre on December 2019.