Most famous for portraying Kayleigh Morton on the soap opera Coronation Street, Jessica Barden is a young English actress. She gained further popularity for her role in the Channel 4 series The End of the F***ing World.
Barden made debut in 1999 with a small role in the TV series My Parents Are Aliens after which she acted in a number of hit TV series and films, including No Angeles, Coming Up, Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution, Hanna, Mindscape, and Mindhorn.
Early Life And Education Of Jessica Barden
Jessica Barden was born on, July 21, 1992, in Northallerton, North Yorkshire, UK. She moved to Wetherby, West Yorkshire along with her family when she was just 3 and attended Wetherby High School. Barden is British as per nationality and is Caucasian by ethnicity.
Barden’s mother is an accountant and her father serves as a prison officer. Her parents divorced when she was 15. Following their divorce, her biological father started living in a different house and later remarried to another woman. She has a brother named Josh Barden.
Jessica Barden's Career
Jessica Barden has played iconic characters in numerous movies and TV series. She made her acting debut playing a small role in an episode of the award-winning British children television sitcom, My Parents Are Aliens. She shared the screen alongside Tony Gardner, Carla Mendonca, and Barbara Durkin.
Barden played the character of Kayleigh Morton for a year and a half on the ITV soap opera Coronation Street, since 2007. She landed her first big screen role in the same year, portraying Mary Ratcliffe in the comedy-drama Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution.
In 2009, Barden appeared in the highly acclaimed play Jerusalem at the Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square. The following year, she played a bawdy schoolgirl in a dramatization of the comic strip of the same name, Tamara Drewe directed by Stephen Frears.
In 2011, Barden portrayed Sophie in the action-adventure thriller film, Hanna alongside Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, and Cate Blanchett. In 2014, she made an appearance in the American independent movie Lullaby. Further, she played different roles in many TV series and film, including The Outcast, Far from the Madding Crowd, and The Lobster.
In 2016, Barden appeared in Channel 4's TV movie Ellen and in the comedy film Mindhorn. Her biggest breakthrough came in 2017 when she got an opportunity to play the role of Alyssa in Channel 4 series The End of the F***ing World. She acted alongside Alex Lawther, Gemma Whelan, and Steve Oram in the series.
Most recently, Barden played the role of Blake in The New Romantic.
Net Worth And Height
Jessica Barden stands at the height of 5ft.2inch (1.57 m).
According to some reliable online sources, Barden's estimated net worth is around $1.5 million. She mostly spends on traveling and buying designer clothes. Gucci is one of her favorite brands.
Here is the list of her commercially successful movies
Release date: 2011
Budget: $30 million
Box Office: $65.3 million
IMDb Rate: 6.8
2 Far from the Madding Crowd
Release date: 2015
Budget: $ 16546920
Box Office: $30.2 million
IMDb Rate: 7.1
3 The Lobster
Release date: 2015
Budget: $4.5 million
Box Office: $15.7 million
IMDb Rate: 7.1
The 25-year-old Jessica Barden is not dating anyone officially at present. However, rumor has it that she is dating English actor Bill Milner. They posted many amazing pictures on their social media but the two have not made any confirmation about being in a relationship.
In her Instagram account, Barden has posted a photo with a guy and jokingly captioned it with my husband. They may be good friends in real.
Barden is an avid animal lover and has a small cute black-colored puppy.
by ab-sagar, 05 Mar, 2018