Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton (Actress), born on November 6, 1972 in London, England, U.K.. Thandie Newton's age 49 years & Zodiac Sign Scorpio, nationality British (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is Mixed (Zimbabwean, British). Let's check, How Tall is Thandie Newton?

Thandie Newton Bio

  • Birth Name:Melanie Thandiwe Newton
  • First Name: Melanie
  • Last Name: Newton
  • Age: 49 years
  • Birth Date: November 6, 1972
  • Birth Place: London, England, U.K.
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Nationality: British
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Ethnicity: Mixed (Zimbabwean, British)
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Feet/Shoe Size: 9.5 (US & AUS), 40 (EU), 7.5 (UK)
  • Dress Size: 6 (US & CA), 36 (EU), 10 (UK & AUS)
  • Thandie Newton Height

    5 Feet 3 Inches (160.02 cm/1.60 m)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)5 Feet 3 Inches
    Height (in Centimeters)160.02 cm
    Height (in Meters)1.60 m
    Weight (in Kilograms)52 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)114.64 lbs

    Thandie Newton Body Measurements

    Thandie Newton's full body measurements are 36 inches (91.44 cm) - 34C - 27 inches (68.58 cm) - 35 inches (88.9 cm ) .

    Body Measurements
    Measurements36-27-35 inches/ 91.44-68.58-88.9 cm
    Bust Size36 inches (91.44 cm)
    Bra Size34C
    Waist Size27 inches (68.58 cm)
    Hips Size35 inches (88.9 cm )

    Thandie Newton FAQs

    What did Thandie Newton think of Tom Cruise?

    In an interview with Vulture, the British actor said she was “scared” of Tom Cruise while the pair were working together on Mission: Impossible 2. “He was a very dominant individual,” the Westworld star said. “He tries super hard to be a nice person. But the pressure.

    What ethnicity is Thandie Newton?

    Newton was born in Westminster, London, England, to Nyasha, a Zimbabwean member of a Shona chiefly family, and Nick Newton, an English laboratory technician and artist. She has one younger brother.

    Is Thandie Newton's mother a princess?

    The daughter of a Zimbabwean princess and a British lab technician, Newton’s first name stemmed from her mother’s roots: “Thandiwe” means beloved in Shona, a Bantu language widely spoken in Zimbabwe.

    Who is Thandie Newton's father?

    Nick Newton

    Thandie Newton is one of the most famous and trending Actress in the whole world right now. Thandie Newton was born on November 6, 1972, in London, England, Thandie Newton. She was born Melanie Thandiwe Newton, best known as Thandie Newton.

    Family, Childhood, and Education

    Thandie Newton’s mother Nyasha is a Zimbabwean and her father Nick Newton is an Englishman who worked as a laboratory technician and artist. She lived in Zambia during her early childhood. Her family then moved to England due to political unrest in Zambia. She has a younger brother named Jamie.

    Thandiwe Newton went to the Catholic School, which was run by nuns. Newton also studied dance at the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. From 1992 to 1995, she went to Downing College (affiliated with the University of Cambridge) to graduate with a degree in social anthropology.


    Thandie Newton started her career at an age of 16 starring in the movie ‘Flirting’ with the aid of movie director John Duigan, with whom she had a six-year relationship. Her big breakthrough came in 1994 when she played the role of a faithful house slave in the movie ‘Interview with the Vampire’ which also featured stars like Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise. This was followed by her role in the film ‘Jefferson in Paris’ in which she portrayed an enslaved woman named ‘Sally Hemings.’ Sally was owned by President Thomas Jefferson and is believed to have been the mother of six of his children.

    Because of her ethnicity, she kept getting roles that required her to represent the downtrodden black community. In the movie ‘Beloved,’ she displayed her acting skills while portraying the ghost of a young slave girl who gets killed by her mother. Her performance was on par with that of stars like Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover who were part of the cast. She then appeared with Tom Cruise in the hit movie ‘Mission: Impossible 2.’ This was followed by her role in ‘It Was an Accident,’ a movie which was written by her husband Ol Parker. Her next movie ‘The Truth About Charlie’ earned her a nomination for ‘Best Actress’ at ‘The black Reel Awards.’ She then appeared in the telefilm ‘In Your Dreams’ in 1997. In the medical drama series ‘ER,’ she landed a recurring role which she played from 2003 to 2009. Her other recurring role from 2013 to 2015 was in the police drama series ‘Rogue.’ She also gave an award-winning performance in the science fiction series ‘Westworld’ in 2016.

    Thandie displayed her amazing acting skills while playing the role of ‘Christine’ in the movie ‘Crash’ which won her multiple awards, including the coveted ‘BAFTA Award’ for ‘Best Actress in a Supporting Role and the ‘Empire Award’ for ‘Best Actress.’ By now, she had become a seasoned actress who could play a variety of roles. She appeared in the comedy film ‘Norbit’ alongside Eddie Murphy in 2007. The following year, she played US National Security Advisor / Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’ in ‘W.,’ a biographical film based on the 43rd President George W. Bush.
    She went on to serve as an MC for the environmental program ‘Live Earth’ and delivered a speech on the topic ‘Embracing otherness, embracing myself’ where she spoke about her upbringing. Her speech left a deep impression on her audience.

    Today, she is a well-established actress with a huge fan following on social media. Her next movie ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story released in 2018. In the film, which was directed by Ron Howard, she portrayed the character of ‘Val.’
    In 2018, she also played ‘Audrey Newhouse’ in the Canadian drama film ‘The Death & Life of John F. Donovan’ which was directed by Xavier Dolan. The film also starred actors like Kit Harington, Natalie Portman, and Susan Sarandon. She then had a recurring role in the Netflix series ‘Big Mouth.’ In August 2019, she was cast to play an important role in the science-fiction drama film Reminiscence.’ She is currently playing the recurring role of ‘Maeve Millay in the HBO science fiction series ‘Westworld.’

    Relationship/ Affairs And Boyfriend/ Husband

    Thandie Newton is married to Ol Parker, an English screenwriter since 1998. They have 3 children, daughter Ripley Parker born on 17 September 2000, daughter Nico Parker in December 2004, and son Booker Jomber Parker on March 3, 2014. Previously, she had an affair with her director John Duigan in the movie, ‘Flirting’. He was 23 years older than her at the time. She also had a relationship with Brad Pitt for a year (1994-1995). They met while filming ‘Interview with the Vampire’. They broke up after a year of dating. There are no signs of divorce from her husband as they are happily married.

    Thandie Newton Net Worth And Salary

    As of 2022, the estimated Thandie Newton’s net worth is $37 million USD. Her major source of income is her acting career. salary as of 2022 is $3.6 million per year.

    Social Media Profile

    Thandie Newton is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. She has more than 198k followers on Twitter, around 173k followers on Facebook, and more than 385k followers on Instagram.

    Trivia: Thandie Newton Facts

    * She played Will Smith’s estranged wife in The Pursuit of Happyness.
    * She would later star in the HBO series Westworld.

    Now she is ranked in the list of the most popular British actress.

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