Rita Simons Biography

Rita Simons

Quick Facts Of Rita Simons

Celebrated Name Rita Simons
Age 43 Years
Nick Name Rita
Birth Name Rita Joanne Simons
Birth Date 1977-03-10
Gender Female
Profession Actress and Singer
Place Of Birth Whipps Cross, Leytonstone, London, England
Birth Nation England
Nationality British
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Pisces
Religion Judaism
Father Mark Simons
Mother Susan Franks Simons
Brothers Benjamin Ian Simons
Education Watford Girls Grammar School
Debut Television Show/Series Dream Team (2002)
Marital Status married
Husband Theo Silveston
Married Date 29 August 2004
Children Jaimee Leah Silveston and Maiya Sammy Silveston
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Build/Type Slim
Height 1.63 m (5 feet and 4 inches)
Weight 54 kg (119 lbs.)
Shoe Size 7.5 (US)
Dress Size 4 (US)
Waist Size 26 inches
Hip Size 35 inches
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Source of Wealth Her professional career as a Soap Opera Actress
Net Worth $1 million (estimated)

Rita Simons is an English singer and actress. She is best known for her role as Roxy Mitchell in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 2007 to 2017. She has competed on the 18th series of the reality show, I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! in 2018. She was a member of the band [email protected] and the band had released a couple of hit singles such as Airhead and a cover version of Respectable but the band was disbanded on 18 November 2001. She is the niece of the billionaire and Apprentice star Lord Sugar.

Rita Simons and her husband were married for almost 14 years but Rita filed for divorce against her husband in  August 2020. They have been living separately since 2018 and currently, they are finalizing their divorce.

Rita Simons is quite active in social media sites with around 523k followers on Instagram @rita_simonsofficial and around 396k followers on Twitter @OfficialRita.

What was Rita Simons famous for?

  • Her role as Roxy Mitchell in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.

Where was Rita Simons born?

Rita Simons was born in Whipps Cross, Leytonstone, London, England on March 10, 1977. Her birth name is Rita Joanne Simons. She was born to father, Mark Simons, and mother, Susan Franks Simons. Her both parents are Jewish. She has an elder brother named Benjamin Ian Simons. She attended Watford Girls Grammar School.

Rita Simons holds a British nationality and belongs to a White ethnic background. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. She Practises Judaism.  

Rita Simons siblings

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Rita Simons Career Highlights

  • Rita Simons was a member of a British five-piece girl band [email protected] from 2000-2001. The band had released a couple of hit singles such as Airhead and a cover version of Respectable but the band was disbanded on 18 November 2001.
  • Thereafter, she joined a different group called Charli with three other members and released a single titled, Feel Me.
  • She made her TV debut playing the role of a Prostitute on a British television series, Dream Team which aired on Sky One in 2002. In the following year, she appeared on a British television series, Mile High as Hannah in 1 episode.
  • In 2007, Rita Simons has joined the cast of EastEnders as Roxy Mitchell alongside Samantha Womack who played Roxy's sister Ronnie Mitchell. She left the show when the character Roxy Mitchell and her sister  Ronnie Mitchell drowned in a swimming pool in an episode broadcast on New Year's Day 2017.
  • Rita Simons appeared as Paulette Bonafonte in the 2017-18 UK tour of "Legally Blonde: the Musical" in 2017.
  • She competed on a British reality TV show, "I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!" in 2018. In the same year, she starred as Lisa Prescott in a British crime drama film, "The Krays: Dead Man Walking".
  • In 2019, she played the role of Miss Hedge in the hit musical "Everybody's Talking About Jamie" at the Apollo Theatre.
  • She has also appeared in some  Theatre shows such as 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs', 'Aladdin', and 'Sleeping Beauty'.

Rita Simons Awards and Nominations

  • Rita Simons won a  National Television Awards on the category of Most Popular Newcomer in 2008. She has also won an Inside Soap Awards and a Digital Spy Soap Awards on the category of Best Newcomer.
  • She has received a Digital Spy Soap Awards on the category of Best On-Screen Partnership along with Samantha Janus and a TV Now Awards on the category of Favourite Newcomer to Irish in 2008.
  • She received three British Soap Awards nominations on the category of Best Newcomer, Best On-Screen Partnership along with Samantha Janus and Sexiest Female.
  • In 2009, she was nominated for TV Now Awards on the category of Favourite Female Soap Star. 

Rita Simons husband

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Everything To Know About Theo Silveston

Rita Simons Husband

Rita Simons is a married woman. She married a hairdresser, Theo Silveston. The couple Theo was in a relationship for 8 years before their marriage and finally got married on 29 August 2004. The couple blessed with twin daughters Jaimee Leah Silveston and Maiya Sammy Silveston on February 10, 2006. However, her daughter, Maiya Sammy was born with Mondini dysplasia and diagnosed with Enlarged Vestibular Aqueducts(EVA) when she was just 6 months old. 

Rita Simons and her husband were married for almost 14 years but Rita filed for divorce against her husband in  August 2020. They have been living separately since 2018 and currently, they are finalizing their divorce.

Rita's agent revealed that "Rita and Theo have been separated for almost two years and Theo moved out of the family home some time ago. They are currently finalizing their divorce, and amicably co-parenting their two daughters."

Rita Simons kids

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Rita Simons Height and Weight

Rita Simons is a beautiful woman with a fair skin tone. She has a perfect slim body. She stands at a height of 1.63 m (5 feet and 4 inches) tall and her body weighs around 54 kg (119 lbs.). She wears a shoe size of 7.5 (US) and a dress size of 4 (US). Her hair color is Blonde and eye color is Blue. Her sexual orientation is Straight. 

Rita Simons Net Worth

Rita Simons has quite good earnings from her professional career as a Soap Opera Actress. As of 2020, she has an estimated net worth of $1 million. There is no information about her salary.