Jessica Henwick

Inside Biography


Jessica Henwick is an English actress who became an international star with her roles on TV series including, Game of Thrones and movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She is also known to fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe for her role as Colleen Wing.

Henwick is currently dating a stuntman & martial artist, Jhonny Yang. 

Early life and education

Jessica Henwick was born as Jessica Yu Li Henwick on 30 August 1992 in Surrey, England. Reviewing her nationality, she is British and is of East Asian descent.

Henwick is born to Singaporean Chinese & Zambian-English, mother, and English father, Mark Henwick.

Henwick went to Redroofs Theatre School. She was also a member of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.


Jessica Henwick began her acting career since 2009 with the TV series, Spirit Warriors as a role of Bo. At that time, she got trained in Wushu with martial arts choreographer, Jode Payer, for the role.

In 2011, Henwick was nominated for some awards including the Broadcast Awards. Later, Henwick appeared in the various movies and TV series such as Dragonfly, The Heart of the Forest, The Headhunter, Silk, Game of Thrones and many others.

Henwick came into the limelight; after portraying as Nymeria Sand in the HBO TV series, Game of Thrones and the movie Star Wars.

Besides her acting career, Henwick has also made her appearance on the North by Northamptonshire, Radio, Monday to Friday, and Silk: The Clerks Room.  

Currently, Henwick appeared in the movies, Rice on White and NewnessIn the same way, she also made an appearance in the Iron Fist, Fortitude, and the Defenders.

Personal life

Jessica Henwick is currently dating a stuntman as well as a martial artist, Jhonny Yang. They seem to be living a happy life as they often post their photos on their social accounts.

Although the pair has been together for several years, they have not decided to get married. They are busy with their career & might be planning for marriage in coming days.

The duo has a strong bond as they both support each other on their career. Similarly, neither of them have bruited in love affairs.

Net worth

Till the date, Jessica Henwick has appeared in several television series and movies from where she has collected a decent amount of money.

As of 2017, her net worth is under review, however, seeing her lavish lifestyles, she must be earning money in thousands of dollars.

by ab-niranjan, 02 Oct, 2017

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