Jessica Henwick Filmography, Net Worth, Biography & More

Jessica Henwick Filmography, Net Worth, Biography & More

Jessica Henwick is a writer and actress from England. She is the first East Asian actress to take the lead role in a British TV show. She is best known for her appearances as Nymeria Sand in the HBO series “Game of Thrones” from 2015 to 2017 and as X-wing pilot Jessika Pava in Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015.

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Jessica Henwick Biography

Full / Real Name

Jessica Henwick | Jessica Yu Li Henwick

Nickname

Jessica

Famous For

Her roles as Nymeria Sand in HBO series Game of Thrones (2015–2017)

Profession

Actress and Writer

Date of Birth

30 August 1992

Age

29 Years (as of 2021)

Birthplace

Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign

English

Nationality

British

Origin

English Singaporean Zambian

Religion

Christian

Ethnicity

Multiracial

Hometown

Surrey, England, United Kingdom

School

NA

University or College

  • Redroofs Theatre School
  • National Youth Theatre

Qualification

Graduate

Languages Known

English

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Morphology of Jessica Henwick

Weight

56 Kgs | 101 lbs

Height

1.69 mtrs | 169 cms | 5’6”

Figure Value

32-27-35 inches

Figure Type

Slim / Hourglass Shape

Skin Tone

Fair

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Dress Size

5 US

Shoe Size

8.5 US

Personal Life and Relationships

Jessica Henwick or Jessica Yu-Li Henwick was born on 30 August 1992 in Surrey, England. Her mother is Singaporean-Chinese of Teochew descent, and her father is an English man. Her father, Mark, is an author and her mother is retired from the retail business.

She grew up in Surrey with her sister Brenda and her brothers. She got trained at Redroofs Theatre School and later to seek acting classes she attended the National Youth Theatre.

Father

Mark Henwick

Mother

Pearlyn Goh Kun Shan

Sibling

  • Sister: Brenda
  • Brother: Name not known

Marital Status

Unmarried

Husband

NA

Relationships and Affairs

Johnny Yang

Career Path of Jessica Henwick

Jessica’s first venture into the industry was BBC Show “Spirit Worries” in 2009. She played the lead role of Bo in the show, making her the first actress of East Asian descent to play the lead role in a British television series. The show was nominated for several awards, including the Broadcast Awards 2011. In the same year, her film debut was in St Trinian’s 2: The Fritton‘s Gold Legend.

Jessica made her professional theatre debut in the international premiere of “Running on the Cracks”. She was lauded by critics for her powerful performance. In 2015 Jessica joined the cast of the HBO series Game of Thrones in Season 5. She played the character of Nymeria Sand. She continued performing the role until Season 7 in 2017.

Toward the finish of 2017, Jessica Henwick was recorded as one of Variety’s Top Breakout Stars of the year 2017. The show provided Jessica worldwide recognition and acclaim. Next, she played the X-wing pilot Jess Pava in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Her character Pava in the show became a fan favorite.

Jessica was cast in several shows and films after this. In 2021, she starred in the film, The Matrix Resurrection, the fourth installment of The Matrix film. Jessica portrayed the role of Bugs in the film. Her upcoming projects are The Gray Man and Knives Out 2.

Career and Financial Stats

Awards and Achievements

  • Accolade Competition: Award of Excellence in Short Film category for The Heart of the Forest (2016)
  • ‘Brit’ to watch award at Newport Beach Film Festival

Debut

Spirit Warriors (2010)

Net Worth

$6 million

Total Assets

NA

Income Source

Acting and Brand Endorsement

Salary

$19k to $220k as per roles in the movies

Cars

BMW

Houses

In the United Kingdom

Favorite and Beloved Things

Favorite Food

Singaporean Curry Crab, Kway Teow, Hainanese Chicken Rice, Milo Dinosaur

Favorite Soup

Laksa, Bubble Tea

Favorite Cuisine

NA

Favorite Actor

Christian Bale

Favorite Actress

Keira Knightley

Favorite TV shows

Games of Thrones, Castle Rock & Better Call Saul

Favorite Movies

Crazy Rich Asians & Harry Potter series

Favorite Activity

Dancing & Swimming

Favorite Destination

Dubai, Germany, Hongkong, Austria & Italy

Favorite Sports

NA

Favorite Singer

NA

Favorite Color

Red, Green

Favorite Music

NA

Food Habits

Non-vegetarian

Interest & Hobbies

Acting, Dancing, Swimming

Favorite Book

NA

Facts About Jessica Henwick

  • Jessica was a competitive piano player as a child.
  • Jessica prefers to play characters that have no ties to her ethnicity.
  • Jessica enjoys playing the role of the villain.
  • Regardless of her character in the shows and films, she’s not that great at using a Katana or a Bow staff.

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