Joanne Froggatt Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 06 Sep, 2018
Facts of Joanne Froggatt
Date of Birth: 1980 , August-23
Age: 41 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Joanne Froggatt
Father Keith Froggatt
Mother Ann Froggat
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Littlebeck, North Yorkshire
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $2,000,000
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Shoe Size 7 US
Weight in KG 55 KG
Married Yes
Married to James Cannon (m. 2012)
Children Not Yet
Education Redroofs Theatre School
Awards Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television
Movies Still Life
TV Show The Royle Family
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English actress, Joanne Froggatt is best known for her portrayal of lady's maid Anna Bates in all six seasons of the period drama Downton Abbey. She received three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television in 2014, for her appearances in Downton Abbey.

Joanne Froggatt's Early Life And Education

Joanne Froggatt is an English TV and stage actress who was born on the 23rd of August, 1980. She was born in North Yorkshire in a small village called Littlebeck. She was born as the daughter of Ann and Keith Froggatt, a farmer couple who didn’t have a very high living standard.

Her parents who ran a grocery shop also reared cattle, mostly sheep of a very different and unique breed. She also used to perform and sing in church on Sundays and soon joined a drama group in Scarborough. With the drama group, she explored acting and grew a deep fondness for the art.

Born as the only child she didn’t have a very smooth childhood, as there were problems in the family, especially financial. She initially got into acting after she participated in drama classes ran by the local theatre. She didn’t receive any formal education until her teenage.

She had basic knowledge and education as she was taught in her home by her parents. She could also work well with cattle and was experienced in milking them. She also trimmed the wool out of sheep. But when she was 13, she moved to Berkshire and attended the Redroofs Theatre School in Maidenhead.

She successfully graduated high school but seems like she didn’t attend a college as not much information is available. Born and raised in England, she is of British nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Joanne Froggatt's Career

She made her acting career debut after being featured in a successful British TV drama named The Bill, followed by her role as Zoe; a troubled teenage mother in the series Coronation Street. After two main projects that ended in 1988, she didn’t have any considerable work to do and thus worked as a waitress to support herself.

In 2003, she got her major break in the lead role for the drama, Danielle Cable: Eyewitness, which was based on a true story about a disturbed teenager. Her role was of a girl who had witnessed the murder of her boyfriend and was herself attacked many times, which she portrayed splendidly after studying the role many times. 

Her work and contribution made the drama successful and it won the BAFTA TV Award nomination for Best Single Drama.

Some of the other roles that she has played are in the 2004 miniseries Island at War, SMG’s Missing (2006), See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006), All About My Mother (2007), BBC’s Robin Hood (2007) as well as Moving On (2009), I am Emma Humphreys (2009) Royle Family (2010), Downton Abbey (2010) etc.

Her roles and acting talent have won her several awards and nominations, including the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Series for her part in Downton Abbey.

Joanne Froggatt's Net Worth And Salary

Joanne Froggatt's net worth is $2 million at present. While, like others, Froggatt also gets paid by sponsorships, ads, endorsement, featuring and so on, it is estimated that her yearly income is around $235,294 and her Sponsorships/Endorsement amount is $52,288.

She received three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television in 2014, for her appearances in Downton Abbey.

Joanne Froggatt is a beautiful English actress with a slim figure. Her lean body measurements are a classic example of so-called banana body type. Naturally, slim Froggatt wears 32B bra size and weighs 121 pounds. She has also great legs.

Joanne Froggatt's Personal Life 

Froggatt married long-time boyfriend James Cannon in a private ceremony in October 2012. The couple lives in Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. With rumors of her having the first child, it was openly denied by her sources.

There is not much to confirm her relationship status. The couple dated a long time before marriage. They don’t have any kids so far.