Naomi Watts

Inside Biography


Naomi Ellen Watts is a British-Australian film producer as well as an actress. She is known for her role in Home and Away, Brides of Christ, Tank Girl, Dangerous Beauty, Hey Dad..!, Flirting, etc. She also had a lead role in a television series named Sleepwalkers from 1997 to 1998. 

Early Life 

Watts was born on 28th September 1968 in Shoreham, Kent in England. She is a British by nationality belonging to the white ethnicity. She had started her career debut in a drama film in 1986 named For Love Alone. 


Watts started her career in television by appearing brief commercials. She had made her debut in a film named For Love Alone. After that, she did two episodes of the fourth season of Hey Dad in 1990. In 1991 she had also done an award-winning film named Brides of Christ.

Watts also had a recurring dream in a soap opera called Home and Away. 19923 Watts did a small role in a film titled Matinee.

Despite her poor financial condition, Watts has struggled a lot in her life. After struggling a lot in 1995 she finally she got a supporting role in film name Tank Girl. In 1996 she starred in an action-thriller film Persons Unknown. She had also appeared in a romantic drama film, Under the Lighthouse Dancing also had acted in the lead role in short-lived TV series named Sleepwalkers.

Watts has done many films including Strange Planet, Mulholland Drive, The Guardian, etc. She has a leading role in two films, Ellie Parker and Never Date as an Actress. In 2002 she acted in a film named Ringu which was one of the biggest box offices of the year.

Watts has also acted many films named Ned Kelly, Le Divorce, 21 Grams, etc. After doing many films in 2004, she co-produced as well as starred a film called We Don’t Live Here Anymore. She had also done the lead role in The Ring Two which was the sequel of The Ring.

Watts has starred in the 2006 remake of the film The Painted Veil, a psychological thriller Inland Empire, Eastern Promises, The International, an American drama Mother and Child, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Fair Game, Dream House, The Impossible, etc.

Personal life

Watts is the daughter of Myfanwy Edwards and Peter Watts. Her father is an English road manager and sound engineer while her mother is a costume and set designer and also a Welsh antique dealer. Unfortunately, her parents got divorced when she was four years old.

Watts has a brother named Ben Watts. In August 1976 her father was found dead in a flat in Notting Hill due to a he r o i n overdose. After her father’s death, her mother with her moved to Anglesey, North Wales. Watts had attended Welsh language school named Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni In 1978 her mother remarried, and Watts had moved to Suffolk with her brother where she attended Thomas Mills High School.

In 1990s Watts had been in a relationship with a director Stephen Hopkins. After breaking up with him, she had been in a relationship with an actor named Head Ledger Schreiber from August 2002-May 2004.  

In late January 2009 Watts had confirmed that Schreiber had given her a ring too, but the couples do not want to rush into marriage. The couple had their first baby boy named Alexander in July 2007 and their second child was born in December 2008.

Awards and Achievements

Watts has been nominated and also won many awards. In 2001 she had been nominated in American Film Institute for Best Actress for Mulholland Drive.

In the same years, Watts had won Chicago Film Critics Association for Best Actress for Mulholland Drive, L.A Film Critics Association Awards for Best Actress for Mulholland Drive, National Board of Review Award for Best Actress for Mulholland Drive.

Watts has also won L.A. Film Critics Association Awards in 2003. She had also been nominated for Screen Actress Guild Awards for Best Actress for 21 Grams in 2003 and London Film Critics Association Awards for Best Actress for King Kong in 2005.

Height, Net Worth and Salary

Watts stands an incredible height of 1.6 meters (5 feet 4 inches). She has earned a huge amount of salary from her acting career and has a net worth of $30 million. 

Charity Works

Watts became a goodwill amba s sador for Joint United Nations Programme in 2006. It helps to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS issues and has used her high profile and celebrity to call attention to the needs of people living with this disease. She participated in events and activities, including the 21st Annual AIDS Walk and is presented as an inaugural member of AIDS Red Ribbon Awards. 

Watts has participated in campaigns for fundraising. She was meeting with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 1 December 2009 and joined the AIDS response at a dramatic public event commemorating World AIDS Day 2009.

by abhishek, 04 May, 2014

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