Jessica Henwick Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

Jessica Yu-Li Henwick is a British actress and writer born on August 30, 1992, in Surrey, England. She is the daughter of a Singaporean-Chinese mother of Teochew descent and an English father. 

While her father is an author and her mother is retired from the retail industry. She also has an older and younger brother. She got trained at Redroofs Theatre School and then the National Youth Theatre. 

Speaking about her career, she made her debut on the big screen in 2009 when she was seen in the film, St Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold. Following this, he stayed away from films and ventured into Television. In 2010, she made her debut on TV with the show, Spirit Warriors where she was seen in a lead role. With this, she also became the first East Asian descent to play a lead role in a British television series. She also got trained in wushu with martial arts choreographer Jude Poyer. She received appreciation for her performance and also won many awards including the Broadcast Awards 2011. 

Next in early 2013, Henwick made her professional theatre debut in the international premiere of Running on the Cracks, which was based on a book by Julia Donaldson. She also received appreciation for her performance. Later in the same year, she featured Jane Jeong Trenka in the drama, Obsession: Dark Desires. Following this, she also joined the cast of Silk as a new barrister pupil Amy. 

In 2015, Jessica joined the hit HBO series, Game of Thrones in its fifth season where she was seen in the role of Nymeria Sand. In the same year, she also played the role of Jess Pava in the film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Though she had a limited screen presence, her character became very popular. Later, she appeared as a supporting character in the comic book series, Star Wars: Poe Dameron and then reprised her role in the game, Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. 

Next in 2017, she was seen in the Netflix television series, Iron Fist and her performance were well-received. By the end of 2017, she was listed as one of Variety’s Top Breakout Stars. In 2020, she co-starred in the Fox science fiction thriller, Underwater. In the same year, she was seen in the action thriller film, The Gray Man. 

In 2021, she was cast in Knives Out 2. She starred in The Matrix Resurrections. 

Apart from acting, she also took up writing and co-wrote a young adult series, Nancy Wu Done It. She had previously written and produced several short films. 

NameJessica Yu Li Henwick
Nick NameJessica
ProfessionActress
Famous role Famous for starring in Love and Monsters movie
Date of Birth30 August 1992
Age29 years old (in 2022)
Birth PlaceSurrey, England, United Kingdom
NationalityEnglish
HometownN/A
SchoolRedroofs Theatre School, Maidenhead, Berkshire
CollageN/A
DebutFilm Debut: St. Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold (2009)

St. Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold (2009)

TV Show: Spirit Warriors (2010)

Spirit Warriors (2010)
ReligionChristianity
Zodiac SignVirgo

Jessica Henwick Career

  • Speaking about her career, she made her debut on the big screen in 2009 when she was seen in the film, St Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold. 
  • Following this, he stayed away from films and ventured into Television. 
  • In 2010, she made her debut on TV with the show, Spirit Warriors where she was seen in a lead role. 
  • She also got trained in wushu with martial arts choreographer Jude Poyer. 
  • Next in early 2013, Henwick made her professional theatre debut in the international premiere of Running on the Cracks, which was based on a book by Julia Donaldson.
  • Later in the same year, she featured Jane Jeong Trenka in the drama, Obsession: Dark Desires. 
  • Following this, she also joined the cast of Silk as a new barrister pupil Amy. 
  • In 2015, Jessica joined the hit HBO series, Game of Thrones in its fifth season where she was seen in the role of Nymeria Sand. 
  • In the same year, she also played the role of Jess Pava in the film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Though she had a limited screen presence, her character became very popular. 
  • Later, she appeared as a supporting character in the comic book series, Star Wars: Poe Dameron and then reprised her role in the game, Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. 
  • Next in 2017, she was seen in the Netflix television series, Iron Fist and her performance were well-received. 
  • By the end of 2017, she was listed as one of Variety’s Top Breakout Stars. 
  • In 2020, she co-starred in the Fox science fiction thriller, Underwater. 
  • In the same year, she was seen in the action thriller film, The Gray Man. 
  • In 2021, she was cast in Knives Out 2. She starred in The Matrix Resurrections. 
  • Apart from acting, she also took up writing and co-wrote a young adult series, Nancy Wu Done It. She had previously written and produced several short films. 

Jessica Henwick Family 

Father Name Mark Henwick
Mother Name Pearlyn Goh Kun Shan
Brother N/A
Sister N/A
Husband / Wife N/A

Jessica Henwick Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Single
Affairs / Girlfriend Johnny Yang
Wife/ Spouse N/A
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenN/A

Jessica Henwick Physical Stats

Height5 feet 6½ inches (1.69 m)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack

Favourite 

Favourite  Actor Christian Bale
Favourite  Actress Keira Knightley
Favourite  Song N/A
Favourite  Movie Crazy Rich Asians, Harry Potter series
Favourite  CuisineN/A
Favourite  Color Red, Green
Favourite  Sport N/A
Favourite  Destination Dubai, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Austria
Favourite HobbiesActing, Dancing, Swimming
Favourite TV ShowBetter Call Saul, Castle Rock, Game of Thrones

Jessica Henwick Education 

School Redroofs Theatre School, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Collage N/A
Educational Qualification Graduated

Jessica Henwick Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Jessica Henwick

  • She was a competitive piano player as a child. 
  • Jessica loves playing characters that have no ties to her ethnicity. 
  • Not many know that the actress enjoys playing villainous characters. 
  • She is a big foodie and loves eating. 
  • She admires Singaporean actors.

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