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The British actress Jodie Whittaker had her first major role in 2006 when she co-starred as Jessie in the film ‘Venus‘. This major breakthrough had her nominated for the British Independent Film Award in the Best Actress and Most Promising Newcomer categories. That was just beginning, the actress had more accolades coming her way.
Her Yorkshire accent is one of the features that makes the actress stand out. The celebrity is not only seen in movies and series but has also made limited appearances on stage. From leaving school and having no appreciation and support from her family, the blonde-haired actress has come a long way. Here’s the fortune she made through the years.
Jodie Whittaker Net Worth
The British actress has an estimated net worth of $6 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. Most of her fortune is made from her acting career. It is not only limited to movies and series but she is also a theatre artist. Being the thirteenth doctor did also add to the rise in her finances. The actress is married to her fellow actor, Christian Contreras since 2008 and had their first child in 2015. Whittaker is expecting her second child soon.
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Jodie Whittaker: Early Life And Career
The hazel-eyed actress was born on January 3, 1982, and grew up in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. She moved to London at the age of 16 and trained to be an actor at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama. The young artist had her first appearance in an episode of ‘The Afternoon‘ in 2006, followed by her role in ‘Doctors‘. Then Whittaker started appearing in several productions of Shakespeare’s Old Globe Theatre in London.
During the early 2000s, the actress maintained a steady presence in both the movies and British television. Through the two decades, she acted in movies like ‘White Wedding‘, ‘The Kid‘, ‘Attack the Block‘, and ‘One Day‘ and in series like ‘Night Watch‘, ‘Good Vibrations‘, ‘The Smoke‘ etc. The star made history for women in science fiction in July 2017 when she was announced as the 13th Doctor in the long-running cult favorite ‘Doctor Who‘. With a one-line debut into the series on a Christmas special, she became the first woman to play the iconic role.
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