Joanna Lumley Biography

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Joanna Lumley

Quick Facts Of Joanna Lumley

Celebrated Name Joanna Lumley
Age 72 Years
Nick Name Lumley
Birth Name Joanna Lamond Lumley
Birth Date 1946-05-01
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Birth Nation British India
Place Of Birth Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Mother Thyra Beatrice Rose
Father Major James Rutherford Lumley
Horoscope Taurus
Religion Buddhism
School Mickledene School
Height 173 cm
Weight 57 Kg
Bra Cup Size 12B
Dress Size (Bust) 34 B
Waist Size 61 cm
Hip Size 86 cm
Awards Won BAFTA Award in the ‘Best Comedy Performance’ category for her role in the sitcom ‘Absolutely Fabulous’
Net Worth $16 Million
Salary Will Update Soon
Marital Status Married
Husband Stephen Barlow
Children 1
Married Date 1986

Joanna Lamond Lumley simply named as Joanna Lumley is an English actress, former model, author, and activist. She won two BAFTA TV Awards for her role as Patsy Stone in the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012) and was nominated for the 2011 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for the Broadway revival of La Bete. Her film appearances include On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Trail of the Pink Panther (1982), James and the Giant Peach (1996), Ella Enchanted (2004), Corpse Bride (2005), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) and many more. She received the Special Recognition Award at the National Television Awards in the year 2013 and in 2017, she was honored with the BAFTA Fellowship award. She is also known as 'daughter of Nepal' in Nepal.

Famous For

  • For winning two BAFTA TV Awards for her role as Patsy Stone in Ab Fab.
  • For playing the role in movies like Trail of the Pink Panther, James, and the Giant Peach and The Wolf of Wall Street.

Early Life of Lumley

Joanna Lumley was born on 1st May 1946 with the birth name of Joanna Lamond Lumley in Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir, British India to English mother Thyra Beatrice Rose and Scottish-English father, Major James Rutherford Lumley who had been born in Lahore, Pakistan and who served as an officer in the British Indian Army's 6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles. Her nationality is English-Indian. Her star sign is Taurus. Her religion is Buddhism.

Moving towards her education, she attended Mickledene School in Rolvenden as a border.

Body Features of Lumley

Lumley has got a very hot figure. At the age of 72, she has maintained her body fit. Still, she looks very young as the age of 20. Talking about her body features, she stands 173 cm tall with a balanced weight of 57 Kg. Her bra size is 12B, bust size is 34B, waist size is 61 cm and her hip size is 86 cm.

Career of Lumley

  • Joanna firstly started her career as a model.
  • In the year 1967, she appeared on the BBC Two programme "The Impresarios: For Appearance's Sake".
  • After that, she appeared in the British television advertisement for Nimble bread first screened in the year 1969.
  • Her acting career began from the year 1969 with a small, uncredited role in the film "Some Girls Do", and as a Bond girl in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service".
  • In the year 1973, she made another big screen appearance as Jessica Van Helsing in "The Satanic Rites of Dracula".
  • She has worked with Tim Burton on two film projects, in James and the Giant Peach (1996) and Corpse Bride (2005).
  • In the year 2000, she appeared in the British romantic comedy "Maybe Baby" and in the year 2004, she appeared in the movie "Enchanted".
  • In the year 2004, she appeared in 'The Body in the Library' and in the year 2009, she appeared in 'The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side' as Mrs. Dolly Bantry.
  • In the year 2010, she played in a 4-episode guest arc on the BBC drama, "Mistresses" as Vivienne Roden.
  • In the year 2013, she played in the Martin Scorsese crime drama,
    "The Wolf of Wall Street".
  • Her major role was as Purdey in The New Avengers, a revival of the secret agent series The Avengers.
  • Her other main roles are in Absolutely Fabulous, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016), Lovejoy, Foxbuster and many more.
  • Joanna has authored three memoirs, Stare Back and Smile (1989), No Room for Secrets (2005) and Absolutely (2011).

Awards of Lumley

  • In the year 1994, she received an honorary Doctor of Letters (Hon. D.Litt.) from the University of Kent.
  • In the year 1995, she won the BAFTA Award in the ‘Best Comedy Performance’ category for her role in the sitcom ‘Absolutely Fabulous’.
  • In the year 1995, Joanna Lumley was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

Net Worth of Lumley

The famous series star, Lumley's net worth is obviously in millions. She is earning a huge amount of money from her career. Her estimated net worth is $16 million as of 2018. She is satisfied with her earning. The salary of Lumley is still not revealed yet and will be updated soon.

Affairs of Lumley

Lumley is a married woman. She has been married twice in her lifetime. Previously she also had children with Michael Claydon (1960s). Firstly, she was married to Jeremy Lloyd in the year 1970 and after got divorced in the same year, 1970. After that, she married Stephen Barlow in the year 1986. Presently, she is living a happy life with him and there is no any sign of separation between them.

Did You Know?

  • She won two BAFTA TV Awards for her role as Patsy Stone in the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)
  • She received the Special Recognition Award at the National Television Awards in the year 2013 and in 2017, she was honoured with the BAFTA Fellowship award.
  • She is also known as 'daughter of Nepal' in Nepal.

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