Tilda Swinton is yet another Scottish actress making England and the film industry proud through her acting prowess. The BAFTA and Oscar Award-winning actress is best known for her appearance in movies such as Michael Clayton (2007), Young Adam (2003), Vanilla Sky (2001), Adaptation (2002), Constantine (2005), Julia (2008), and I Am Love (2009). She has also been nominated a couple of times for the Golden Globe Awards and all these exploits reflect on Tilda Swinton’s net worth.
She is believed to have begun her journey into the film industry in 1984 and has been active ever since. Emerging from a vastly successful and reputable family, she decided to extend the family’s graces by leaving an indelible mark in the movie industry. For her contributions to the British film industry, she was honored with a Richard Harris Award.
Tilda Swinton’s Brief Bio
She was born Katherine Matilda Swinton on November 5th 1960 as one of the children of Sir John Swinton and Judith Balfour. Tilda Swinton is of Scottish and Australian descent and even though she was born in London, England, the actress proudly sees herself as a Scottish lady. She is down to earth and doesn’t pride herself in fame and popularity. She once said that whenever she thought about her career, she felt like going back to Scotland and rearing pigs. She spent most of her budding years in England and currently resides in Nairn, Highland, Scotland.
Tilda Swinton attended three independent schools: Queen’s Gate School in London, the West Heath Girls’ School, and also Fettes College. At West Heath, she was the classmate and friend of Lady Diana Spencer, who later became the wife of . She attended Fettes College briefly and later went to Cambridge to continue her higher education – she would later graduate with a degree in Social and Political Sciences.
She began her acting career on stage while she was still in college. She joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and began appearing in plays. Soon, she was on television featuring in mini-series. She starred in her first feature film in 1986 and from there, her career on the big screen kick-started. She has a plethora of films to her credit; some of them are inspiring and challenging, while some are fun and entertaining.
Swinton featured in a lot of Michael Jarman films, including The Last of England (1987), War Requiem (1989), Orlando (1992), The Beach (2000), Vanilla Sky (2001), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), and so on. Some of her most successful movies include Doctor Strange, Chronicles of Narnia and Micheal Clayton. For her deft acting, she has received a lot of prestigious and miscellaneous awards.
Is Tilda Swinton Married?
Tilda Swinton is one of those people who do not conform to modern and conventional ways – even in her personal life. In 1995, she began dating John Byrne, a Scottish actor, and playwright. Whether or not the two tied the knot is uncertain, however, it is certain that they separated in 2003. Soon after, she met a German/New Zealand shaggy-haired handsome visual artist named Sandro Kopp. The couple began dating in 2004 and are still partners till date.
With Byrne, the actress had two children – twins named Honor and Xavier. Formerly, she lived with Bryne, her children, and lover, Sandro in the same apartment. However, a recent report shows that she now lives only with Sandro and her children at Nairn, Scotland, while her ex-partner – John Byrne – lives with his new partner Jeanine Davies at Edinburgh.
She believes her relationship style is sane and that they are all one family. She maintains that she is still friends with her ex-partner. Tilda and Sandro are often seen on red carpets and events together. Honor is an actress like her mother and has appeared in a film with her mother.
How Much Is Tilda Swinton’s Net Worth?
Tilda Swinton’s net worth is a topic that has been discussed by fans as the thespian is known to have accumulated a good amount of wealth from her acting gigs. As mentioned earlier, she has been in the acting scenery since 1984 and since then, has starred in outstandingly successful movies and television series. Her current career success was only attained through dedication and hard work, therefore, she’s an example to young and aspiring actors and actresses. Currently, there is no consensus on the actress’ total earnings. While some say Tilda Swinton’s net worth is $10 million, others say it has hit the $100 million mark. Either way, the actress has recorded major success in her career.