Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley
Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom
In 2010, Daisy graduated from Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in Hertfordshire. She was 18 at that time.
- Father – Chris Ridley (Photographer)
- Mother – Louise Fawkner-Corbett
- Siblings – Kika-Rose Ridley (Older Sister) (Model), Poppy Sophia Ridley (Older Sister)
- Others – Arnold Ridley (Great-Uncle) (Actor and Playwright)
She has a total of 4 siblings including sisters Kika and Poppy. She is the youngest among all.
She is signed with these agencies –
- Creative Artists Agency
- 42 West
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
55 kg or 121 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Daisy Ridley dated –
- Charlie Hamblett (2014-2016) – In May 2014, DailyMail reported that Daisy was dating the actor Charlie Hamblett. They largely kept their relationship private and had few public appearances together. They are believed to have separated by 2016.
- Tom Bateman (2017-Present) – Daisy met actor Tom Bateman on the set of Murder On The Orient Express. They dated for 2 years and got engaged in June 2019.
Race / Ethnicity
- Dimpled smile
- Tattoos on her left foot, right hip and ear
32-23-33 in or 81-58.5-84 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU)
9.5 (US) or 40 (EU)
She has appeared in Subway commercial as part of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens cast.
Best Known For
Playing Rey in the 2015 epic space opera film Star Wars: The Force Awakens and 2017 film Star Wars: Episode VIII.
Daisy first appeared in several short films in 2013, viz., Lifesaver, Blue Season, 100% BEEF, and Crossed Wires.
Next, she had a small role in the 2014 comedy film The Inbetweeners 2 for her role as Alicia. Though, her scenes were deleted from the film.
Her next appearance was in horror film Scrawl in 2015.
First TV Show
In 2013, Ridley first appeared in the BBC’s medical drama series Casualty for her role as Fran Bedingfield in just one episode entitled “And the Walls Come Tumbling Down.”
For the 2015 film, Star Wars Episode VII, she had to undergo a strict diet and exercise regime to fit for the role.
She ate fish, legumes, and spirulina shakes and did workout which was very grueling for her. Daisy had to workout 5 days a week for 5 hours a day in the gym and that too for three months regularly.
Daisy Ridley Favorite Things
- Star Wars Filming Location – Abu Dhabi
- Film – Matilda (1966)
Daisy Ridley Facts
- She is trained in musical theatre.
- Daisy is the youngest in her family.
- Besides being an actress, she is also a singer, model, and dancer.
- She has modeled for ASOS.
- At the age of 15, Daisy got a tattoo of three stars on her left foot.
- She has a pet dog named Muffin.
- She is a big fan of Arsenal F.C., which is a Premier League football club.
- In 2016, Ridley was included in the ‘World’s Most Beautiful 2016’ list of People magazine.
- Daisy has undergone many laparoscopic surgeries because of the health issue known as endometriosis and polycystic ovaries.
- Ridley is a big fan of Carey Mulligan and Felicity Jones.
- She does not have a crush on any of the male celebrities.
- She voiced the role of Rey in the 2015 video game, Disney Infinity 3.0.
- She is not on social media.