|Full Name||Keira Christina Knightley|
|Birth Name||Keira Christina Knightley|
|Birth City||Teddington, London|
|Father Name||Will Knightley|
|Mother Name||Sharman Macdonald|
|Filmography||Pirates of the Carribean franchise,Bend it Like Beckham|
|Date of Birth||March 26,1985|
|Married Date||May 4,2013|
English-born actress, Keira Knightley, an inspiration to Hollywood film industry, is famous for her appearances in the films The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Bend It Like Beckham, Pride & Prejudice and The Imitation Game from where she grabbed many media attention. Knightley has also appeared in various stage plays making an impact in the industry that she can excel in anything she does. With all the talents and skill in her overall career, she has maintained an impressive net worth over millions of dollars.
Keira Knightley was born Keira Christina Knightley to actor Will Knightley and actress Sharman Macdonald on 26th March 1985.
Born in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond, Knightley is a mixture of English, Scottish and Welsh descent. She has an older brother named Caleb Knightley with whom she grew up.
Growing up at an early age, Knightley struggled to read and write which had a vast effect on her education. She hasn’t suffering from any disability but had many difficulties when it came to reading, writing or learning things.
However, due to her hard work and support from family, she managed to surpass this difficulty and emerged as a fine teenager. She schooled at the Stanley Junior School and Teddington School in London. For her college studies, she enrolled at Esher College which is in Elmbridge, England.
As Knightley belonged to a family of actors it was obvious that someday she will also choose this path as her career. In her early days, it is said that at the mere age of three she even demanded her own agent and managed to get an agent at the age of six.
Keira Knightley is married to Klaxon Keyboardist and English rock musician James Righton. Before they decided to walk down the aisle, they dated for two years and eventually tied a knot in a private wedding ceremony on 4th May 2013, in Mazan, Marseilles in the presence of limited guests.
The adorable couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Edie Righton in 2015, while in London. They expecting their second child, as of May 2019.
Before being married to James, she had relationships with some of the famous faces in the entertainment industry. She dated actor Del Synnott, back in 2001, who she met on the set of Walt Disney’s The Wonderful World of Disney: Princess of Thieves. They were even cast together in the film Thunderpants. After staying in a relationship for around two years, they split in 2003.
After the break up, she met Irish model Jamie Dornan while shooting for some magazines, and fell in love. They remained in a relationship from 2003 to 2005. She was in a longtime relationship with her Pride and Prejudice co-star Rupert Friend from 2005 - 2010.
Keira Knightley’s net worth, as of July 2019, is $60 million (as per Celebritynetworth) most of which she earned by featuring on various movies and TV series. She even has done stage plays and done some features in magazines and done advertisements for Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle Perfume.
Her earning in 2007 and 2008 were $32 million and $9 million respectively making her the second highest paid actress in Forbes in 2007. She has a company based in London named Ponder Rights, which had net assets of around £897000 in 2009–2010.
So far, Knightley’s highest-earning movie is Star Wars: Episode I–The Phantom Menace (1999), with a lifetime gross of $474,544,677. Similarly, her other top-grossing films include Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006), with a lifetime gross of $423,315,812; Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007), with a lifetime gross of $309,420,425; and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003); with a lifetime gross of $305,413,918, according to Box Office Mojo.
Keira Knightley has been in the industry since she was six, performing in the commercials and small TV roles. Her first appearance on the screen was in the series Screen One: Royal Celebration playing the role of a Little Girl. Growing up she started being cast in many TV series like A Village Affair, The Bill and some Television movies like The Treasure Seekers, and Coming Home.
Knightley's first lead role was in the 2001 Walt Disney Productions feature film Princess of Thieves, where Knightley played the daughter of Robin Hood. She trained for several weeks in archery, fencing, and horse riding to prepare in the movie. She starred alongside Del Synnott, Stephen Moyer, among others.
She received recognition among the audiences after appearing in the 2002 movie Bend It Like Beckham which was a huge hit making over $76 million at the box office.
The British beauty received worldwide attention after starring in the Pirates of Caribbean film franchises, portraying Elizabeth Swann. Starting from the Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl in 2003, she continued her appearance until the third installment of the film series Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End in 2007. She starred alongside Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Jonathan Pryce, among others.
As of 2019, she has appeared in the films Official Secrets, Berlin, I Love You, and The Aftermath.