Quick Facts of
- First NameClaire Foy
Claire Foy’s critically acclaimed role of the ill-fated queen Anne Boleyn in a hit miniseries Wolf Hall launched the actress to the stardom. Foy became the international star after portraying the young Queen Elizabeth II on the Netflix series The Crown. The breakout role in the series along with Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby, and Eileen Atkins, also earned her a Golden Globe and a Primetime Awards.
The actress is also notable for her work in Steven Soderbergh‘s psychological thriller Unsane and Damien Chazelle‘s biopic First Man. Claire got a BAFTA and a Golden Globe nominations for the latter.
Nylon Magazine’s Young Hollywood Issue was named Claire as one of the 55 faces of the future in May 2010.
How Much Claire Foy Net Worth?
Claire Foy possesses $4 million net worth as per Celebrity Net Worth. The actress has collected such a decent amount of money through her roles in movies and TV shows.
Foy kick-started her acting journey by playing Julia Beckett in a TV series Being Human in 2008. The same year, she got a role in two other TV projects Doctors and Little Dorrit.
Claire rose to stardom following her performance in Upstairs Downstairs from 2010-12. In 2011, the actress also made a film debut portraying Anna in Season of the Witch. She later landed a role in many commercially successful movies.
Some of them are following,
|Movie||Budget||Box Office||Cast Members|
|First Man (2018)||$59 million||$105.7 million||Ryan Gosling, Jason Clarke, and Kyle Chandler|
|The Lady in the Van (2015)||$6 million||$41.4 million||Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, and Jim Broadbent|
|Season of the Witch (2011)||$40 million||$91.6 million||Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, and Robert Sheehan|
Claire Foy made her major breakthrough when she took the role of Queen Elizabeth II in the acclaimed Netflix series The Crown from 2016-17. She would respire the character in the series in 2020 also.
In 2018, Foy served as a host of one episode of Saturday Night Live. She was reportedly paid over $8,000 for the episode.
Who Is Claire Foy?
Claire Foy was born on 16 April 1984 in Stockport, Greater Manchester, in England. She is the daughter of Caroline Foy and David Foy. Her father is a salesman for Rank Xerox. At the age of eight, her parents got divorced.
Foy spent most of her childhood days with her two elder siblings, a sister Gemma Foy and a brother Robert Foy. She did her schooling from Aylesbury High School. She later got enrolled at Liverpool John Moores University to study drama and screen.
Moreover, Claire also took a one-year course at the Oxford School of Drama.
Is A Proud Mother
Claire Foy, 35 exchanged the vows with her now former husband Stephen Campbell Moore, an actor in Dec 2014. The couple also has a daughter named Ivy Rose (b March 2015).
Foy and Stephen, however, separated in Feb 2015, stating that the two “have been separated for some time”.
Besides, Foy is a lifelong fan of Bruce Springsteen.