Naomie Melanie Harris is an English actress, best known for her portrayal as the voodoo witch Tia Dalma in the second and third Pirates of the Caribbean films.
Her other notable appearances include Selena in 28 Days Later, and Winnie Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. She played Eve Moneypenny in the James Bond films Skyfall and Spectre.
Early Life And Education Of Naomie Harris
Naomie Harris was born in the 6th of September in the year of 1976. She was born in London in England. Her mother name is Lisselle Kayla while her father name is not yet exposed. But her mother is from Jamaica while her father is from Trinidad.
Influence of her father is not much in her life because when she was born her father had already left her mother. She was completely raised by her mother who herself was a screenwriter and a healer as well. Her full name is Naomie Melanie Harris.
She was raised in London. She started her schooling from St. Marylebone School. Later she got graduated in Social And Political Science from Cambridge University in Pembroke College in 1988. At some point of the time, she also got herself trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Naomie Harris' Career and Struggle
She had quite keen interest in acting from an early age. When she was nine she made her first-ever appearance in the television. She was seen on the remake of Science fiction series The Tomorrow People in 1985. Then after she stopped acting for a while until she was seen back in a big screen from 28 Days later.
The same year she also started working in a program White Teeth which was an adaptation of Zadie Smith. After that she was given her contribution is some big movies like Pirates of Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Pirates of Caribbean: At World’s End, Miami Vice, Cock and Bull Story.
In 2008 she was seen in a Channel 4’s adaption of novel Poppy Shakespeare which happened to be quite popular then. In 2009 she also appeared in Small Island which was a drama aired in BBC. She also appeared in Frankenstein, The First Grader, Skyfall e.t.c. In 2013 she was seen as Winnie Mandela in the biopic of Mandela named Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
Similarly, she played in tv shows too. Some of which are Simon and the Eitch, Erasmus Microman, DREAM Team, Trial And Retribution, Small Island, Blood and Oil and Accused. She has been nominated as well as won many awards. She has won Black Reel Awards for her movie 28 Days Later.
Similarly, she has won RTS Televisions award in 2010 for Small Island and later in 2011, she won Glamour Award for the theatre Frankenstein. Lately, in 2013 she won Essence Award and The Hollywood Reporter Award for the movie Skyfall and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom respectively.
In the same year, she also won Harpers Bazaar Woman of the Year Awards for biopic Mandela: Long Walk to freedom. At the end of 2013, she was again awarded Elle Woman in Hollywood Award and Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival.
Naomie Harris' Net Worth And Salary
Naomi Harris' net worth is $4 million at present. She has earned more than millions from her acting career.
Naomie Harris' Personal Life
Naomie Harris is unmarried and has no children. She dated Chiwetel Ejiofor for seven years from early 2000 to late 2007 until they broke up. After breaking up with her long-dated boyfriend she got in relation with Orlando Bloom.
After dating with him for few years she got separated from him and presently she is seen dating Peter Legler whom she started dating from the year 2012.
When she was just a started in modeling she was trapped in addiction of taking he r o i n. She was an addict from her age of 14 to 18. Her then boyfriend Davide Sorrenti died of excessive he r o i n use. His death created an impact on her and thus she went to rehab for her addiction in both alcohols as well as he r o i n.
In 2005 she met Kyle Newman with whom she started dating after few months of friendship. In 2007 got married to Newman. On October 6 the pregnant lady King became a mother to a child who was the son and he was named James Knight Newman.
She is 1.67 m tall and weighs around 59 kg. Her body measurement is 34-27-32. Her shoe size is 10 while her neck size is 8.9. Wiki feet marks her feet as beautiful/Her Zodiac sign is Virgo.
by sushma, 31 May, 2014