- 1 Who is Perdita Weeks?
- 2 Early Life, Family and Education
- 3 Is she related to Honeysuckle Weeks?
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 The late 1990s and Rise to Fame
- 6 The 2000s and “The Tudors”
- 7 The early 2010s
- 8 Recent Years
- 9 Perdita Weeks Net Worth
- 10 Personal Life
- 11 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 12 Social Media Presence
Who is Perdita Weeks?
Perdita Rose Annunziata Weeks was born on the 25th December 1985 in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, UK, and is a British actress, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Mary Boleyn in the Showtime historical fiction drama series “The Tudors” (2007-2008), playing Scarlett Marlowe in the thriller film “As Above, So Below” (2014) and as Juliett Higgins in the CBS crime drama series “Magnum P.I.” (2018-present).
Would you like to know more about Perdita Weeks’ professional acting career and family life? How rich is she, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
Early Life, Family and Education
Concerning her early life, Perdita spent her childhood in Cardiff, raised the middle of three children by her parents, Robin and Susan Weeks. She is the sister of Rollo Weeks, who is known as a former actor, and businessman, and Honeysuckle Weeks, a well-known actress as well.
Regarding her education, she went to Roedean School, and after completing education there, she enrolled into the Courtauld Institute of Art, London to study Art History.
— Perdita Weeks (@PerditaWeeks) June 11, 2015
As we already mentioned, Perdita is the younger sister of Honeysuckle Weeks, who is also involved in the film industry as a professional actress. Perdita has stated in interviews that she is a big fan of her older sister. The sisters co-starred in the BBC mini-series “Goggle Eyes” (1993) and later in the TV mini-series “Rag Nymph” (1997), based on Catherine Cookson’s novel of the same name, in which Honeysuckle portrayed older, while Perdita portrayed younger version of the main character Millie. Honeysuckle also starred in the acclaimed TV series “Foyle’s War”.
Speaking about her professional acting career, Perdita made her debut appearance in the role of Judith Killan in the BBC mini-series “Goggle Eyes”, then guest-starred as Dottie in an episode of the TV series “Ghosts”, which was followed by another guest-starring role as Moira in an episode of the BBC2 anthology drama series “Screen Two” (1996). All of these roles marked the establishment of her net worth.
The late 1990s and Rise to Fame
Perdita’s major roles came in 1996, when she portrayed Anna Tatour in the thriller drama film “The Cold Light Of Day”, directed by Rudolf van den Berg, played Sue in Gracia Querejeta’s drama film “Robert Rylands’ Last Journey”, and featured as Second Player in the film adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play “Hamlet”, all of which added a considerable amount to her net worth, and increased enormously her popularity. By the end of the decade, Perdita had also starred in the role of young Millie in the TV mini-series “Rag Nymph” (1997), followed by her portrayal of Evie in the musical comedy film “Spice World” in the same year. In 2000, she featured as Lady Jane Grey, also known as the Nine Days’ Queen, in the Hallmark Channel film “The Prince And The Pauper”, based on Mark Twain’s novel and directed by Giles Foster.
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The 2000s and “The Tudors”
Her first role in the new millennium came in 2002, when she was chosen to portray Lou in the TV mini-series “Stig Of The Dump”, after which she guest-starred as Hannah Moore in an episode of the ITV detective drama series “Midsomer Murders” (2003). In the following year, Perdita appeared in the role of Roberta Massingham in the BBC One crime-drama mystery film entitled “Sherlock Holmes And The Case Of The Silk Stocking”, but afterwards wasn’t very active in search of new projects, so her next major role came three years later, when she won the recurring role of Mary Boleyn, King Henry VIII’s sister-in-law and mistress, in the Showtime historical fiction drama series “The Tudors”, starring next to Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Natalie Dormer and Henry Cavill, through 2008, increasing her net worth by a large margin. Perdita then played Lydia Bennet in the ITV mini-series “Lost In Austen” and portrayed Imogen Combe in another TV mini-series entitled “Four Seasons” between 2008 and 2009. She also guest-starred as Kitten in an episode of the ITV detective drama series “Lewis” (2009), and played Fiona in the 2010 horror film “Prowl”, directed by Patrik Syversen.
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The early 2010s
With the beginning of the 2010s, Perdita continued to line up successes, by starring in the role of Eliza Meyer in the Channel 4 serial “The Promise”, and playing Clara Pocket in the three-part BBC drama entitled “Great Expectations”, both in 2011. During the following year, she was cast as Lady Georgiana Grex in the four-part TV mini-series period drama “Titanic”, which was followed by her portrayals of Sarah Gabbor in the action thriller mini-series “Flight Of The Storks”, and Maria Ternan in the TV biographical drama film about the secret love between Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan, entitled “The Invisible Woman”, both in 2013. In the next year, Perdita appeared as Scarlett Marlowe in the thriller film “As Above, So Below”, and was cast as Elizabeth Pepys in the ITV mini-series “The Great Fire”, before then guest-starring as Louise in an episode of the BBC period action drama series “The Musketeers” (2015).
To speak further about her career, Perdita was busy in 2016, as she starred in the role of Vanessa Hammond in the RTÉ One historical fiction mini-series “Rebellion”, and portrayed Catriona Hartdegen in the Showtime/Sky horror drama series “Penny Dreadful”, alongside Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green. In the following year, she made a guest-starring appearance in the role of Charlotte Reilly in an episode of the ITV detective drama series “Grantchester”, while in 2018, Perdita was cast as Kira in Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi film “Ready Player One” and was chosen to portray Juliett Higgins in the CBS crime drama series “Magnum P.I.” (2018-present). So, her net worth is certainly still rising.
Perdita Weeks Net Worth
Her career started in 1993 and she has been an active member of the entertainment industry, primarily as a professional actress, ever since. So, if you ever wondered how rich Perdita Weeks is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $200,000, accumulated through her successful career.
To talk about her personal life, Perdita Weeks dated Christopher ‘Kit’ Frederiksen for several years before they eventually tied the knot at a wedding ceremony held on the 4th October 2012; the couple welcomed their twin boys, named Rupert Sebastian and Humphrey Carrington, in April of the following year. Their current residence is in London, England.
— Perdita Weeks (@PerditaWeeks) March 15, 2017
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Speaking about her appearance and physical attributes, Perdita is apparently a beautiful woman with dark blonde hair and dark brown colored eyes; her body shape can be described as hourglass. She stands at a height of 5ft 4ins (1.63m), and her weight is reputed to be around 120lbs (54kgs), while her vital statistics are 34-25-35.
Social Media Presence
In addition to her involvement in the entertainment industry, Perdita Weeks is also an active member on the social media scene, across many of the most popular sites, which she uses not only to promote her upcoming projects, but also to share various other contents from her private life. So, she runs her official Instagram account, on which she has more than 15,000 followers, as well as her official Twitter account. Beside that, she has also launched her own Facebook page.