Maisie Williams Net Worth

Net Worth $ 6,000,000
Real name Margaret Constance Williams
Source of Wealth Acting
Profession Actress, Dancer
Date of Birth Apr 15, 1997
Zodiac Aries
Age 25
Gender Female
Height 151 cm / 4 ft 11 inch
Nationality British

Biography

Maisie Williams is an English actress, who made a name for herself after landing the role of Arya Stark in one of the all-time most famous TV shows - “Game of Thrones”.

As of 2022, her net worth is estimated at $6 million, and her salary per episode during the “Game of Thrones” filmings was $150,000.

Early life

Maisie Williams, born Margaret Constance Williams, is an English actress. Her parents, Gary Williams and Hilary Frances, got divorced when she was just a baby, and at the time, she lived in Bristol, England. Her mother, Hilary, was a university course administrator but quit her job to help Maisie build her acting career.

She has three siblings, and she is the youngest of four children - James, Beth, and Ted. She later moved to Clutton, Somerset, with her mother and stepfather.

Maisie went to Clutton Primary School, followed by Norton High School in Midsomer Norton. She later transferred to the Bath Dance College, to pursue her dream of being a professional dancer, where she studied ballet, pointe, tap, street, freestyle, gymnastics, musical theatre, and trampolining. When she was just 14, she left school due to her busy schedule while filming for “Game of Thrones”, but she finished her education homeschooled.

Her nickname ‘Maisie’, which would soon turn out to be how the entire world would know her, is based on her similarity to the cartoon character from the UK comic strip “The Perishers”.

Career

When Maisie was only 12, she got cast for the role of Arya Stark in the HBO series “Game of Thrones”, based on George R. R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire”.

The role she played portrayed a young girl, born into a noble home. Reportedly, the stars had aligned for her to get the role since he nearly missed her audition because she had a school trip at the same time. Luckily, she made it to the audition, and the role of Arya gave Maisie worldwide recognition.

One of the most fascinating facts about her portrayal of Arya Stark is the fact she did most of her stunts herself, and for those that haven’t seen the show - there were many dangerous and difficult stunts.

The actress has spoken up about the fact that she had trouble getting into character at times because, portraying Arya, who is of boyish nature, she didn’t feel like she ‘matched’ the character. She mentioned she resented her own body at times because of this.

“Game of Thrones” Nominations and Awards

While “Game of Thrones” was the talk of the world, Maisie received multiple nominations and awards: she was submitted for the category Outstanding Supporting Actress for the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards by HBO, but she didn’t get a nomination. At the age of 15 in 2012, she received both Portal Awards for Best Young Actor and Best Supporting Actress, making her the youngest to receive these awards.

Maisie won the BBC Radio 1 Teen Award for Best British Actor in 2013, and the following year in 2014, she won Best Supporting Actress, Drama at the EWwy Awards.

In 2015, she won both the Empire Hero Award and the Saturn Award for the “Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Television Series” category

In 2016, Maisie Williams got to the nomination shortlist for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. By 2018, she won the Saturn Award again for Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Television Series. The same year, Williams received her second Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.



The rest of her acting career

In 2012, Maisie worked on “The Secret of Crickley Hall” in the role of Loren Caleigh, a BBC supernatural thriller TV series. The same year, she appeared in an independent film, “Heatstroke”, followed by the short film “Up on the Roof” in 2013.

Williams got the lead role in a British coming-of-age drama, “The Falling”, portraying the character of Lydia in 2014. For this movie, she received the London Film Critics Circle Award in the category of Young Performer of the Year, and the Evening Standard British Film Award for the category Rising Star.

In 2015, Maisie played the role of Casey Jacobs in the movie “Cyberbully”, and she spoke up publicly about being a cyberbullying victim herself. The same year, Maisie appeared as a guest in four episodes of “Doctor Who”, portraying the role of Ashildr.

By 2017, she played the role of Lucy in the Netflix sci-fi movie “iBoy”, and the role of Isabel Baxter in “Mary Shelley”.

In 2018, she was cast along with Tom Hiddleston and Eddie Redmayne to voice the character of Goona, in an animated prehistoric comedy film “Early Man”. This same year, she starred in a theatre for a month, in the play “I and You” in London.

In 2019, she starred alongside Nina Dobrev and Asa Butterfield in the rom-com drama “Then Came You”, and for the following two years, she worked voicing the character of Cammie MacCloud in the animated series “Gen:Lock”.

In 2020, Williams played in the Disney & Fox superhero movie “The New Mutants”, alongside Anya-Taylor Joy, Blue Hunt, Alice Braga, and Henry Zaga. The film received mixed critics, getting both good and bad reviews.

In 2020, she starred in the lead role of “Two Weeks to Live”, a comedy revenge drama, followed by the psychological thriller “The Owners”, where she portrayed the role of Mary.[1]

In 2020, she worked on the six-episode series “Pistol”, telling the story of the “Sex Pistols”, an English punk-rock band, popular in the late ‘70s. She played the role of Jordan (Pamela Rook). She received very good criticism from Vogue, stating she was one of the ‘strongest [characters] in the series.[2]



Personal life

Maisie Williams announced her relationship with Reuben Selby in 2019 but prefers keeping things as private as possible.[3]They both post photos occasionally on their Instagram accounts and can be seen together on red carpets quite often.

She hasn’t made any official statements about her past relationships, but we know she dated Ollie Jackson, a British car racer, from 2015 to 2018.[4]

Conclusion

Maisie Williams is a British actress, who rose to fame with her portrayal of the character of Arya Stark in the world-famous HBO TV series “Game of Thrones”.

As of 2022, Maisie Williams’ net worth is estimated at $6 million, or £4,9 million.

References

  1. Maisie Williams (2022) Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maisie_Williams (Accessed: December 7, 2022).

  2. Allaire, C. (2022) Maisie Williams leaned into punk-rock style for her Pistol Press Tour, Vogue. Vogue. Available at: https://www.vogue.com/article/maisie-williams-pistol-punk-rock-style (Accessed: December 7, 2022).

  3. Katie O'Malley Deputy Digital Editor Katie O’Malley is the Deputy Digital Editor (2021) Maisie Williams and boyfriend Reuben Selby look so adorable at the polo, ELLE. Available at: https://www.elle.com/uk/life-and-culture/culture/a30387228/maisie-williams-boyfriend-reuben-selby/ (Accessed: December 7, 2022).

  4. Maisie Williams (no date) Who's Dated Who? Available at: https://www.whosdatedwho.com/dating/maisie-williams (Accessed: December 7, 2022).