Maisie Williams is the perfect example of how one defining breakthrough could mount you the titanic fame in the entertainment industry. The English born starlet is in her prime since starting off her professional career with the HBO fantasy television series, Game of Thrones in 2011.
Short Bio: Age, Height, Education
Maisie Williams, age 21, was born on 15 April 1997 in Bristol, United Kingdom, with the birth name, Margaret Constance Williams. She is the youngest of four children of her former University course administrator mother, Hilary Pitt. Maisie grew up in Clutton, Somerset alongside her older siblings, James, Beth, and Ted.
Standing at a decent height of 5 feet and 1 inch (1.55 m), Maisie joined Clutton Primary School for the starting phase of her education. Subsequently, she joined Norton Hill School in Midsomer Norton, only to later enroll at Bath Dance College to study Performing Arts. Maisie didn’t care to take her General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)s even though she was predicted to score high grades.
Career Highlight: Arya Stark On Game Of Thrones
The stage was set for young actress as she was called up to portray a tomboyish character of Arya Stark in the HBO fantasy drama series, Game of Thrones in 2011. While ringing a blistering beginning, Maisie toppled over 300 actresses across the United Kingdom to star in the ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ show.
Maisie Williams as Arya Stark on Game of Thrones (Picture: HBO)
Maisie bagged much praise for her stellar beginning in the first season. With the time passing by, she garnered more fan following with her promising performances in the coming seasons of the epic show. As Game of Thrones is coming to an end with its final (eight) season premiering in April 2019, it will be fascinating to see whether Arya Stark aka Maisie will be able to avenge her family or not.
Other Movies And TV Appearances, Net Worth
Game of Thrones laid out a broad platform for Maisie Williams who went on to seize the moment with more appearances in TV and movies. She had a three-episode stint on BBC thriller series The Secret of Crickley Hall in 2012. She then provided her voice in the two episodes of American stop motion sketch comedy television series Robot Chicken in the year 2014. Besides, she starred in four episodes of the long-running sci-fi series Doctor Who in 2015.
With a handful of movies including Gold (2014), The Falling (2015), iBoy (2017), and Early Man (2018), Maisie is set to appear in 2019 release-staged Marvel Comics-based horror movie The New Mutants.
As of now, the promising actress voices Cammie MacCloud in the animated web series, Gen: Lock which premiered in January 2019. Furthermore, Maisie will take up the big stage in the upcoming thriller, The Owners, which is yet to finalize its release date.
Given her promising start in the acting business, Maisie Williams summons a commanding net worth of $6 Million. On top of that, the young actress bags $150K per episode for her deserving role of Arya Stark on Game of Thrones.
Who Is Maisie William’s Boyfriend?
Maisie William is not only thrilled with her eminent acting success, but she is also in cloud nine with her relationship life as well. The English actress is still dating her boyfriend-of-long, Ollie Jackson.
Maisie spilled beans on her dating life terming Ollie as a very normal boyfriend in 2016. Interviewing with InStyle U.K., Maisie confirmed that they had been together since 2015 after initially meeting in school. She further added,
People feel it’s strange that someone who’s famous can go out with someone who’s normal. I don’t meet anyone else. Maybe I’m doing it wrong, but I don’t go to all these parties. I don’t meet the other young, male actors. I just like normal people, I guess.
Maisie Williams wishes birthday to her boyfriend, Ollie on 21 January 2018 (Picture: Maisie’s Instagram)
The romantic pair often make an appearance in the public. They appeared together at the Los Angeles premiere for Game of Thrones’ seventh season in 2017. Meanwhile, Maisie timely mentions of her dream boy in her social platforms.
Some Interesting Facts About Maisie Williams
- Maisie was named after one of the characters in the comic strip, The Perishers by her parents.
- She bagged the EWwy Award and the Portal Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Arya Stark on Game of Thrones. She later earned Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for the same role in 2016.
- Maisie launched a social media app called Daisie in 2018 which provides a platform for creative people from the world of art, fashion, photography, music, and film.
- Her first love is dancing and she is proficient in many dance forms including tap, ballet, and street and freestyle.
- She weighs around 112.5 lb (51 kg) and possesses the body measurement of 35-25-35.
- The acting sensation has also appeared in several music videos including Sing (2015), Rest Your Love (2015), and You Mean the World to Me (2019).