Who is Naomie Harris?
Naomie Harris is an English actress who has been actively involved in the entertainment field since 1987. She has already spent over 30 years in this industry doing various films, series, and theatres. Since Harris showed a keen interest in acting, her parents kept her acting class when she was a small child. She began her career in theater, appearing in children’s show as a child artist. She received more fame when she played as a witch character named Tia Dalma in the film series ‘Pirates of the Caribbean.’ Her childhood dream to become an actress was successful as she established herself as an amazing and versatile actress. Moreover, she has also been awarded prestigious nominations and awards for her brilliant work in acting.
|Full Name||Naomie Harris|
|Birth Date||6 September 1976|
|Birth Place||Islington, London|
|Age||44 years old|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (1.73m/173cm)|
|Weight||60 kg (132lbs)|
|Body Measurement||35-25-35 Inches|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
Naomie Harris was born on 6 September 1976 to parents Winston Harris and Lisselle Kayla in Islington, London. Her parents were involved in this industry as her mother was a screenwriter and her father did a fashion designing job. She is currently 44 years old with a Virgo sun sign.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Naomie Harris holds British nationality. She is of mixed race from Trinidad and Jamaica and also belongs to black ethnicity. Naomie follows Buddhism as her religious view. Besides this, she stands 5 feet 7 inches (1.73m/173cm) tall and weighs around 60 kg (132lbs). Lily has hourglass body complexity with 35-25-35 Inches, respectively. Moreover, she has a pair of dark brown colored eyes with black hair color.
Early Life/ Education
Naomie Harris’s parents used to live separately even before she came into this world. She also had two half-siblings from her mother’s second marriage. She attended a school in London called St Marylebone School, and after her graduation, she studied at Pembroke College. Furthermore, She graduated from that college with social and political sciences degree in 1998. She also took training classes from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Naomie Harris suffered from scoliosis from her childhood days, and during her teens, she had spondylosis from which she couldn’t walk. She finally recovered from that in one month and was able to walk again. Talking about her love life, she dates Peter Legler since 2012, but they are not married and don’t have any children together.
Naomie Harris is quite active and posts about the ongoing event in her social media account. Her Instagram account (@naomieharris) has 209 thousand followers, and her Twitter account @NaomieHarris) has 45.1 thousand followers. Likewise, her Facebook page has 71.3 thousand likes and 108.9 thousand followers.
Naomie Harris made her professional film debut in 2002 film called ‘28 Days Later’ as Selena. Two years later, she was seen in the movie ‘Trauma’ and ‘After the Sunset.’ Naomie received her breakthrough role in the 2006 film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest,’ where she played the character of a witch called Tia Dalma. Though the film got mixed reviews, she was becoming quite popular worldwide. The next year, she again reprised Tia’s role in the sequel part of the movie ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.’
Then from 2008 to 2012, she appeared in various films such as ‘Street Kings’ in 2008, ‘Morris: A Life with Bells On, ‘Ninja Assassin,’ ‘My Last Five Girlfriends’ in 2009, ‘The First Grader’ in 2010 and ‘Skyfall’ in 2012. Likewise, in 2013 she was cast as Winnie Mandela in the biographical film ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.’ She then was starred in 2015 movies like ‘Southpaw’ and ‘Spectre’ in 2015. Furthermore, her other films were ‘Moonlight,’ where she played as Paula and ‘Collateral Beauty’ in 2016, ‘Rampage,’ and ‘Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle’ as Nisha 2018. She was also featured in the action thriller film ‘Black and Blue.’ In 2019. Her upcoming movies are ‘No Time to Die’ and ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage.’
Naomie Harris has appeared in different genre series starting from 1987 to date. She played as a child artist in a children’s show called ‘Simon and the Witch’ from 1987 to 1988 in twelve episodes. She was then seen in the 1992 series ‘Runaway Bay’ from 1993 as Shuku in seventeen episodes. The same year, she was also cast as Ami Jackson in ‘The Tomorrow People.’ In 2000 and 2002, she was released in ‘Dream Team,’ ‘White Teeth’ and ‘Dinotopia.’ Similarly, she did not appear in TV for 5 years and then in 2008 and 2009, she did three television films named ‘Poppy Shakespeare,’ ‘Small Island’ and ‘Blood and Oil.’ Likewise, she then took ten years gap from TV and appeared in the 2020 drama TV miniseries ‘The Third Day’ where she played as Helen’s leading role.
Naomie Harris has been awarded ‘Black Reel Awards’ in 2004 for her work in ‘28 Days Later’ under Best Breakthrough Performance. She has also won Critics Choice Movie Awards, Satellite Awards, Gotham Independent Film Awards, Hollywood Film Awards, and Independent Spirit Awards in 2016 for her work in ‘Moonlight.’
Naomie Harris is an amazing and versatile actress who has been involved in this field since her childhood days. As of 2020, her net worth is $4 million.