Zawe Ashton

Inside Biography

Zawe Ashton is an English actress, playwright, and director best known for her portrayals in Channel 4 comedy dramas Not Safe for Work and Fresh Meat.

Her other credits include the feature films Blitz and St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold.

Early Life Of Zawe Ashton

Zawe Ashton was born on 21 July 1984 and active in this industry from 1995 till the present context. Ashton was born in Hackney, London, England. Ashton was the eldest child among the 3 siblings.

Her mother was a Ugandan and her father was English named Victoria and Paul Ashton. Both of her parents were a teacher and later her father also got the opportunity to work on Channel 4 where Ashton got raised. The 37 years old media personality holds English nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.

Ashton's grandfather from her mother’s side was the president of Uganda, because of which she was always recognized by a high-profile community. She was passionate about her acting and later got a degree in a related field.

Studied in Anna Scher Theatre

Ashton adopted her career after completion of her schooling in Anna Scher Theatre. She has also adopted her work as a director and was highly appreciated with the character in Channel 4 which was a very popular comedy-drama series, named Not Safe for Work.

She also played in the most popular featured film named Blitz and she highly gives her credit to her fans. Also in ST. Trinians’s 2 The Legend of Fritton's Gold was also the film that is remembered for a lifetime. 

Zawe Ashton's Career

 Ashton's career started in the late 1990s. As a teenager, she starred in BBC 2 science Science in Action as one of the three curious children.

She was also shortlisted for the Verity Bargate Award in 2007 for her awesome acting in “Harm’s Way”.  She was an active associate and she was also active in creative ideas across the film industry within the National Youth Theatre she left the theatre because of some misunderstanding with the committee.

Her television work includes Holby City, The Bill, NCS: Manhunt, Casualty, The Crust, and Misfits. She starred in the Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat in 2011, playing the part of vod.

CAPTION: Zawe Ashton with her showbiz friends SOURCE: Instagram @ zawe

Entered poetry slams at seventeen

 She entered poetry slams at the age of seventeen and won the London Poetry Slam Championship in 2000. She became a Young Writer in Residence at the Contact Theatre in Manchester.

Her first play, Harm's Way, was shortlisted for the Verity Bargate Award in 2007 and premiered at the Lowry, Salford in 2008 as part of the National Youth Theatre’s new writing season.

 Narrated Thirteen Episodes 

Ashton narrated thirteen episodes of 24 Hours in Police Custody, shown on Channel 4 in 2016 and 2017. Ashton presented the third series of Random Acts in 2017, Channel 4's short film showcase in association with Arts Council England.

She was well known because of her talent due to which there were lots of fans collected all over the world.   Ashton is a woman with a move and used to determine serious goals across her personal and professional life, yet she hasn’t flashed any of her spouses in the media publicly.

Zawe Ashton's Networth

Ashton's net worth was estimated to be around $7 Million in 2020. However, her net worth in 2022 is estimated at around $2 Million. She has earned a decent amount of salary in her career. Though her actual net worth is unknown, one thing is sure the actress earns enough to live a luxurious life just like Helga Lovekaty.

In addition, the actress might earn a considerable amount from brand endorsement, advertisement, fashion events, and social media accounts.

Relationship Status

Following reports of Tom and Zawe's engagement, Tom has confirmed the happy news himself in a rare interview.

Cute! In a chat with the LA Times, the publication revealed that Tom, 41, had proposed to Zawe, 37, back in March 2022.

Social Media

The 5 feet 10 inches tall actress was once rumored to date Tom Hiddleston, an English producer, actor, and musician.

Ashton is a famous face seen across Twitter and she is highly active on social networking sites. She had 131k followers on  Instagram and 53.8 k followers on Twitter.

by Bchrome, 27 Nov, 2015

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