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Helena Bonham Carter

A highly acknowledged English actress known for her versatility, Helena Bonham Carter is one of the UK’s most outstanding and successful actresses. With her extraordinary performance in both independent films and large- scale blockbusters, Helena continues to surprise the audience. Born in 1966, May 2, she landed a role in a television commercial, making her professional acting debut at 16. She began her film career in 1985 and subsequently got the title of ‘English Rose’, which was uncomfortable for her. 

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Personal Info ✔
✔ Name Helena Bonham Carter
✔ Profession(s) English actress
✔ Birthday May 26, 1966
✔ Age 54 Years (As of 2021)
✔ Gender Female
✔ Birthplace Islington, London, United Kingdom
✔ Nationality British
✔ Famous as Independent films & large-scale blockbusters
✔ Ethnicity White
✔ Zodiac Sign Gemini
✔ Net Worth $60 million (As of 2021)
Family (Children & Siblings) ✔
✔ Children Nell Burton, Billy Raymond Burton
✔ Partners Kenneth Branagh (1994–1999), Tim Burton (2001–2014)
Relationships & Kids ✔
✔ Marital Status Married
✔ Husband Rye Dag Holmboe

She was born in Islington, London, to Elena, a psychotherapist, and Raymond, a merchant banker. Her dark aesthetic and unique fashion sense brought elegance to her roles ranging from period pieces to modern fantasy. In her 35 years of career, she has seen both the best and worst of Hollywood. She has experienced depression, divorce and budget problems while making her film. But the more knockbacks, the more determined she was to achieve all great heights.

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With her ambitious and determined personality, Helena Bonham Carter has never failed to amaze her audience with her extraordinary performances. She has consistently proven her range by taking up diverse roles like Lucy Honeychurch in A Room With A View. Haren is a few actresses who can work under varying conditions and can be more believable and terrifying, as her character in Disney’s Alice in Wonderland. She can make her audience hate and fear her characters simultaneously, which only a few actresses could accomplish.

Known for her unusual dressing style, Helena has been listed on both best and worst dressed lists throughout her film career. Besides doing films, she has performed in many stage plays, specifically in England. Some of the popular ones include The Barber of Seville and Trelawny of the Wells. Also, she made several appearances in TV movies, and BBC radio plays, including Burton and Taylor, where she played Elizabeth Taylor. She has also been loved by the audience for her incredible performance in many contemporary roles.

Helena Bonham Carter | Personal Life

Born in London, the United Kingdom, she has come from a renowned family with a political background. Her childhood was traumatic, with her mother suffering a severe nervous breakdown, and her father became half-paralyzed due to complications during surgery. Being educated at South Hampstead High School, she completed further education from Westminster School. She is the youngest of the three children, with Thomas and Edward being her elder brothers.

Helena Bonham Carter was first in a relationship with actor Kenneth Branagh in 1994 and called- off their relationship after five years. Then, later on, she dated director Tim Burton. They meet each other while filming Planet of the Apes. The couple has two children- Billy Raymond and Nell. She has also struggled with many difficulties during her pregnancy. However, Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter decided to part ways in 2014. Famous writer Rye Dag Holmboe is her new moving partner.

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Several movies of Helena Bonham Carter have been popular and delighting audiences for over 30 years. In 1997, the film ‘Wings of the Dove’ gained popularity among the audience, and she won an Oscar nomination for the performance as the manipulative Kate Croy. She has also delivered an outstanding performance in Tim Burton’s: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, a horror film. 

Another great film of her time is ‘A Room With a View ‘nominated for eight Oscars, including best picture, art direction and adapted screenplay. Ivory chose her as the star because of her skills and intelligent looks. Apart from movies, she has done impressive performances in several series. Helena Bonham Carter’s Harry Potter series has gained renowned popularity where she played Bellatrix Lestrange in the final four Harry Potter films. It was one of her finest performances so far. 

In 2018, Helena Carter’s role in ‘The Crown’ as princess Margret was also loved by the audience. Also, she worked in two classics; in the movie ‘Great Expectations’ where she played the role of a wealthy spinster. Her role as Helen Schlegel in the film ‘Howards End’ brought her great success and a BAFTA nomination for best-supporting actress. 

Helena Bonham Carter Achievements

Helena Bonham Carter earned her most recent Oscar in 2010 for her incredible role in ‘The King’s Speech, directed by Tom Hooper. Besides, She won Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. Moreover, she has won a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress for this movie. And, also won two’ Empire Awards’ for best actress for ‘Sweeney Todd’ and ‘fight club’. 

In 2008, she received the evening standard British film award for her outstanding performances in Sweeny Todd and conversations with other women. Besides, this talented actress ranked no—99 on the telegraph’s list of ‘100 most influential people in British culture.

Helena Bonham Carter’s Net Worth (Updated 2021)

As of this writing in early May 2021, English actress Helena Bonham Carter’s net worth is estimated to be $60 million.

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