Thandie Newton Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Melanie Thandiwe Newton

Nick Name

Thandie

Thandie Newton at the Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring Summer show during Paris Fashion Week in January 2017
Thandie Newton at the Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring Summer show during Paris Fashion Week in January 2017

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

London, England

Nationality

English

Education

Thandie Newton went to the Catholic School, which was run by nuns.

Newton also studied dance from the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts.

From 1992 to 1995, she went to the Downing College (affiliated with University of Cambridge) to graduate with a degree in social anthropology.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Nick Newton (Laboratory Technician and Artist)
  • Mother – Nyasha Newton (Health Care Worker)
  • Siblings – Jamie Newton (Brother) (Worked in Camera Department)

Manager

Thandie Newton is represented by Independent Talent Group Ltd.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

51 kg or 112.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Thandie Newton has dated –

  • Brad Pitt (1994) – Thandie Newton started going out with Hollywood heartthrob Brad Pitt in 1994 after having met on the set of Interview with the Vampire. They went out for about a year before going separate ways.
  • Ol Parker (1998-Present) – Thandie met English director and writer Ol Parker on the set of BBC drama In Your Dreams. Parker was the scriptwriter while Newton was starring in the show. Thandie fell for him immediately, but it took her some time to make him feel the same. After dating for a brief period, Thandie got married to Parker in 1998. The couple has three children, daughters Ripley (b. 2000) and Nico (b. 2004), and son Booker Jombe (b. 2014).
Thandie Newton and husband Ol Parker at The Orange British Academy Film Awards in February 2007
Thandie Newton and husband Ol Parker at The Orange British Academy Film Awards in February 2007

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

Thandie is of Zimbabwean descent on mother’s side, whereas, has English ancestry on father’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Mole mark below right eye

Measurements

33-23.5-35 in or 84-60-89 cm

Dress Size

2 (US) or 32 (EU)

Thandie Newton at the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards
Thandie Newton at the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Bra Size

32A

Shoe Size

7 (US) or 37.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

Thandie has appeared in print ads and TV commercials for Olay 7 – Total Effects day moisturizer.

Religion

Atheist

Best Known For

  • Playing the role of Linda in a biographical drama film, The Pursuit of Happyness (2006).
  • Being cast in the role of Nyah Nordoff-Hall in Mission: Impossible II (2000).

First Film

Thandie first appeared in 1991 dramedy film Flirting in the role of Thandiwe Adjewa.

First TV Show

In 1991, Newton guest appeared in the TV series The Word as herself in episode #2.2.

Personal Trainer

Thandie always had a soft spot for yoga. She practiced various forms of yoga until she found her perfect preference in Jivamukti Yoga. This yoga style is one of the modern yoga forms and is also one of the most rigorous routines around. It combines the vigorous hatha yoga moves with vinyasa emphasized physical style moves.

The first thing she has in the morning is a juice with ginger and lemon. For the afternoon, she likes to have a green juice. She loves juicing so much that whenever she feels hungry in between meals, she drink juices. Overall, she tries to eat clean and avoids anything, she feels bad for her body as she believes such food items speed up aging process.

Thandie Newton Favorite Things

  • Movie she has starred in – Beloved (1998)
SourceTelegraph
Thandie Newton at the Los Angeles premiere of Mad Max: Fury Road in May 2015
Thandie Newton at the Los Angeles premiere of Mad Max: Fury Road in May 2015

Thandie Newton Facts

  1. In 2000, the Black Men magazine readers (by voting) had included her in the list of “10 Sexiest Women of the Year”.
  2. In 2002, she was placed on #48 by Stuff Magazine in “102 Sexiest Women in the World” list.
  3. In 2011, Thandie suffered from bulimia (eating disorder) in early days of her acting career.
  4. In 2014, the animal rights organization PETA declared her the sexiest vegan of the year for UK.
  5. In Zimbabwean language, her middle name, Thandiwe translates to ‘beloved.’
  6. She replaced her near new BMW X5 with a Toyota Prius after an activist from Greenpeace stuck a sticker on her BMW stating that her car was responsible for climate change.
  7. She was offered a role in the action movie, Charlie’s Angels, but had to turn down (which eventually went to Lucy Liu) as she was busy with Mission: Impossible II.
  8. In 2013, she led the flash mob performance done for One Billion Rising, an organization that works against sexual violence and gender inequality.
  9. Visit her joint website with Kay Montano @ thandiekay.com.
  10. Follow Thandie Newton on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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