Who is Naomi Watts?

Naomi Watts is a British actress and a film producer. She was born on September 28, 1968, in Shoreham, Kent, England to Peter Watts and Edward Roberts with the name Naomi Ellen Watts. Watts has the birth sign Libra. Furthermore, she holds British nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to White. With the height of 5 feet 4 inches and weight about 55 kg, she has been able to maintain her body healthy.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameNaomi Watts
ProfessionActress, Film Producer
Birth DateSeptember 28, 1968
Birth PlaceShoreham, Kent, England
Full NameNaomi Ellen Watts
Star SignLibra
ParentsFather: Peter Watts
Mother: Myfanwy Edward Roberts
Height5 feet 4 inches
Weight55 kg
RelationshipsHeath Ledger (broke up)
Liev Schreiber (broke up)
Net Worth$30 million

Naomi Watts


Watts firstly attended a Welsh language school. Later, her family moved to Australia after her father died, which caused the overdose of heroin. Then, in Australia, she went to Mosman High School, located in South Wales. After some time, she transferred to North Sydney Girls High School. However, she never graduated.

Besides, during high school, she enrolled in acting classes.


At the age of 18, in 1986, Watts signed up with an agency that represented models. In the same year, she debuted in the film “For Love Alone”. Her debut film made her a well-known face. Then, she managed to be involved with Television in Australia, and appeared in the TV series “Hey Dad”. Meanwhile, in 1991, she featured in the film “Flirting”, alongside Nicole Kidman. Eventually, in the next two years, she appeared numerous Australian films like, “The Custodian”, “Wide Sargasso Sea”, and “Matinee”. She also played the role of Cornelia Schrebnick in the movie While We’re Young, alongside Ben Stiller, Adam Driver, and Amanda Seyfried.

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Likewise, Watts moved to Los Angeles permanently in 1993. In 1995, her first Hollywood film “Tank Girl” released. In the next three years, she featured in several films including, “Person’s Unknown”, “Timepiece”, and “Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering”. Eventually, in 2001, her Hollywood film “Mulholland Drive” released where she played the lead role. She received appreciation for her double role in the movie. Also, she appeared in the film “The Shaft”, in the same year.

More About Her Career

Eventually, in 2002, Watts appeared in the film “The Ring” alongside Martin Henderson, which received critical appreciation. Also, it became the highest-grossing film of that year. Likewise, in the same year, she featured in the British comedy film “Plots with a View” and “The Outsider”. Meanwhile, in  2003, her other movie “21 grams” was released, which became the top of Hollywood. Moreover, her role received the honour of Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. She featured in many films like “King Kong”, “Funny Games”. Also, “Painted Veil”, “The Assassination of Richard Nixon”, and “Eastern Promises”.

After being a mother, Watts took a break for a brief time. Later, in 2009, she returned with the film “The International”, where she played the role of an Interpol agent, where Haluk Bilginer also starred. Also, in the same year, “Mother and Child”, her another movie released. The film launched at the Sundance Film Festival.

Likewise, in 2012, Watts played as a lead role in the film “The Impossible”. Moreover, her role in the movie made her receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. In 2014, she featured in “Birdman” which her character was widely appreciated.

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Personal Life of Naomi Watts

Previously, Watts dated an actor Heath Ledger. The couple dated from August 2002 to May 2004. Later, in 2005, Watts dated an American actor Liev Schreiber. Furthermore, the couple also gave birth to their first son, Alexander “Sasha” Pete, in July 2007. Also, in December 2008, they gave birth to their second son, Samuel “Sammy” Kai. However, on September 26, 2016, after 11 years of relationship, the couple announced their separation. 

Net Worth

Naomi Watts, along with earning massive popularity, she has been able to make a fair amount of money. Her net worth is estimated to be about $30 million.