Gemma Arterton

Inside Biography

Gemma Arterton, full name Gemma Christina Arterton is an English actress who is best known for her appearances in St Trinian’s (2007), Quantum of Solace(2008), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) and Clash of the Titans(2010). She is also famous for her financially successful movie Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters and Byzantium.

Early Life

Gemma Arterton was born on 2 February 1986 in Gravesend, Gravesham, Kent, England. The 36 years old actress was born to Sally Anne Heap and Barry Arterton. She was raised alongside her sibling, Hannah Arterton, an English actress. Arterton is 5 ft 7 inches tall and has a 68 kg body weight. Her eyes are Brown-Dark in colour, and so is her hair. Her star sign is Aquarius. She follows the Anglican religion. Her ethnicity is White. She finished her University at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England, in 2008.

Arterton was born with six fingers, and to remove them, the doctor tied off the boneless sixth finger. Arterton has a white skin complexion, and she seems hot and sexy in her dresses. The English actress has been announced as Sexiest Actress Alive by Glamour magazine in their July 2014 issue. It’s her second time in a row reported by the same magazine.

What Is Her Current Relationship Status?

The Clash of the Titans alum is currently in a marital relationship with husband, Rory Keenan, an Irish actor. The duo exchanged marriage vows in 2019. However, the pair haven't planned for any children yet. Additionally, her hubby, Rory Keenan, is a famous Irish actor known for movies and tv shows like The Duchess, The Guard, Striking Out, The Crush, Zonad, The Young Messiah, and more.

CAPTION: Gemma Arterton with her friend SOURCE: Instagram @ queen_gemma_arterton

 Previously, Arterton married a fashion consultant, Stefano Catelli, at a private ceremony in Zuheros, Andalucia, Spain. She was separated from her first husband in early 2013 for an unknown reason. Also, the actress was dating her boyfriend, Eduardo Munoz, in 2008. Besides, the media personality might share a healthy relationship with her friends and family.

Career and Net Worth

Arterton made her film debut in 2007 in “St. Trinian’s“ as Heada Girl Kelly. She appeared in the James Bond movie, Quantum of Solace in 2008. She was selected from 1,500 candidates for the role of Bond Girl Strawberry Fields. She played the eponymous protagonist in Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles, adapted by BBC in 2008. In the same year, she also played the role of Elizabeth Bennet in ITV Serial, Lost in Austen. She also gave the most controversial role to date in 2009 in the film, The Disappearance of Alice Creed, where her character was kidnapped and abused with several graphic nude scenes. 

She was nominated two times for her outstanding performances in Tamara Drewe and The Disappearance of Alice Creed. She played in the 3D movie Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, where she played the role of Gretel's opposite actor Jeremy Renner who played Hansel. Further, the actress has $13 Million. Her primary income source is her acting career. She has earned good money from movies like Gemma bovery, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time alongside Ben Kingsley, Their Finest, Quantum of Solace, Tamara drew, Summerland, and more.

Awards and Nominations

She was awarded as Best Newcomer with Empire Awards, the UK in 2009. She was also nominated as Best Newcomer by Empire Awards in 2008 for St. Trinian’s (2007). She was also nominated for Best Performance – Female in National Movie Awards in 2008 for St. Trinian’s (2007). She has been nominated in different categories in different award functions. She was also awarded Glamour Award for Woman of the Year –Film Actress in 2011.

by sushma, 25 Jun, 2014

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