Quick Facts of Smantha Jane Morton
- Full NameSmantha Jane Morton
- Net Worth$10 million
- Date of Birth2019 /05 /13
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceNottingham, England
- ProfessionActress, Director
- Active Year1991-present
- Eye colourBlue
- Hair colourBald
- SpouseHarry Holm
- Height5 ft 3 inch
- Weight63 kg
- EducationWest Bridgford Comprehensive school
- Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter
It becomes too difficult for everyone to make a mark in the entertainment industry without support. However, today we are about talking about an actress who became a successful and respected name in the industry with her hard work and dedication. She is non-other than British actress Samantha Morton.
Samantha is a British actress who won has earned multiple awards from her works in the film and television industry. The Oscar-nominated actress starred in the famous Minority Report, Jesus’s Son, Sweet, and Lowdown and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Continue reading to find about Academy award-winning actress.
Samantha Jane Morton was born on 13 th May 1977 to father Peter Morton and mother Pamela Mallek. She grew up in Nottingham, England where she was born. Samatha was born as the third child to her parents with sister Penny Morton and Marcus Morton. However, it was not an easy childhood for the British actress as her parents divorced when she was just three years old.
Nevertheless, she lived with her father who was an alcoholic and meanwhile her mother’s second marriage didn’t go well. Due to complications in the family, Samantha spent the next nine years of her childhood in a forester home.
However, Morton’s life started to take a turn after she attended West Bridgford Comprehensive school. During high school days, one of her teachers advised her to join drama after seeing potential in her. Ultimately, the same teacher told her Central Junior Television Workshop where she tried her luck and got accepted at the age of 13yrs.
Relationship With Harry Hold
Following her divorce with Charlie, she found a new partner in the filmmaker, Harry Hold in 2005. The couple met while filming a music video for the band the Vitamins. Since then they started dating for a couple of years and got pregnant before marriage. It was Harry who proposed Samantha in Paris. However, they were set to marry in 2007 but since she was pregnant during that time, they decided to postpone the marriage.
Furthermore, when she was asked about her marriage date she hasn’t mentioned a piece. In addition, she told the media that she wants to keep it private. As of now, the couple lives in Derbyshire England with their children.
Ex-Husband Charlie creed-Miles
The 42-year-old actress married The Last yellow co-star Charlie creed-Miles in 1999. The ex-couple met on the set of the movie and started dating for a couple of years before getting married. However, the following differences, their marriage could not last long and ultimately separated a year later in 2000.
Samantha is a proud mother of three beautiful children from her two marriages. She gave birth to her first daughter named Esme Creed Mile with her ex-husband Charlie. Esme is also an actress and starred in the Amazon video series Hanna. They welcomed their daughter on 5th February 2000. However, since her marriage lasted for just a year she took the responsibility of her daughter alone.
Furthermore, Morton gave birth to two beautiful children with her marriage with filmmaker Harry. The couple welcomed their first child a daughter, Edie Holm, on 4th January 2008. In addition, they were blessed with a son Theodore Holm in 2012. She is too protective when it is about her children and never forgets to take them whenever she is traveling for her work.
Awards and Recognition
Samantha is considered as the most respected actress in the industry for her work and difficult upbringing. She has been awarded multiple awards during her career. She has won dozens of awards for the best supporting actress and best actress. Samantha won Best actress award for Under the skin (1998), Dreaming Joseph Lee (1999), Movern Callar (2002), Decoding Annie Parker (2013) and many more.
In addition, she won the British Academy award, A British Independent Film Award and a Golden Globe Award. Alongside she has been nominated for two Academy Awards, a primetime Emmy Awards and a British academy award. However, her biggest achievement came on 20 July 2011, when she received an honorary Doctor of Letters (DLitt) from Nottingham Trent University for her internationally successful acting career.
As we have mentioned above Samantha had a difficult childhood and she had to live in a foster home for nine years. In an interview with British tabloids, she explained the abused faced by her from the workers in the foster home. Morton was harassed multiple times during her stay at the foster care. However, she could not speak out about the incident at that time out of fear.
Hence, due to what she faced in her childhood she has become a strong woman and has urged everyone to speak about the cause. Nevertheless, that is the reason why she is insecure about her children since she doesn’t want her children to face the same thing she faced.
Net worth- $10 million
Samantha has a total net worth of $10 million from her career as an actress. She has shown her acting skills in multiple movies and television shows. She charged around $50,000 to $60,000 as an actress from a movie which is an average income of a top actress in the US. Likewise, hits around $10,000 to $15,000 from television shows. Morton has portrayed her skills in movies such as River Queen, Lassie, The Daisy Chain, The Messenger, John Carter, Cosmopolis, Decoding Annie Parker, and The Harvest.
Similarly, her husband Harry Holm has a net worth of around $1 million from his career as a filmmaker. Alongside he has worked as an editor, director, and cinematographer in a TV Mini-Series Documentary “O Nefyn I Nairobi” and as an editor in “Look Up And Wave Your Glove“. Besides, she is active on her social media accounts, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter where she often keeps pictures flaunting her lavish lifestyle.