Quick Facts of Sophie Thompson

  • Full NameSophie Thompson
  • Net Worth$5 Million
  • Date of Birth1962 /01 /20
  • NicknameSophie
  • Marital StatusSeparated
  • BirthplaceHampstead, London
  • EthnicityCaucasian white
  • ReligionChristian
  • ProfessionActress
  • NationalityBritish
  • Active Year1977-Present
  • Eye colourBrown
  • Hair colourBlonde
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseRichard Lumsden (m. 1995; sep. 2015)
  • Height5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m)
  • Body MeasurementSlim
  • Education Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
  • ChildrenErnie James Lumsden (b. 1997), Walter Ernest Thompson (b. 2000)
  • HoroscopeAquarius

Five-times an Olivier Award nominee, Sophie Thompson is renowned as one of the greatest actresses in the entertainment industry who embraced the limelight gaining worldwide attention from her acting. Throughout, she earned various honors and achievements for her work in many movies and TV shows.

Sophie is a married woman, but her relationship with her husband is no longer now. From their marriage, they share two adorable children. So, she is guarding her children as a loving mother without the help of her spouse.

Who is Sophie Thompson? Bio & Wiki

Sophie Thompson was born on 20th January 1962, in Hampstead, London, England. Moreover, she is British by her nationality and belongs to Caucasian white ethnicity. She was raised by her mother, Phyllida Law, TV presenter, and her father, Eric Thompson, an actor, and writer. She grew up with her younger sister, Emma Thompson, an actress and screenwriter.

Sophie Thompson (right) and her sister Emma Thompson (left)

Sophie is a graduate of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. From an early age, Sophie developed a passion for acting. Furthermore, she participated in many theatrical plays while studying at college. Later, she got the view of her future in the field of acting and decided to pursue as an actress.

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Inside of Sophie Thompson’s Career

Sophie Thompson started her career at the age of 15 where she first appeared in the BBC adaption of the Alison Uttley’s classic novel, A Traveller in Time along with Simon Gipps-Kent in 1977. Later, she appeared as Penelope in the British television series, Hammer House of Horror in five episodes in 1980. Her other television works are Mr. Bean, Celebrity MasterChef, and many others.

Sophie Thompson in red carpet.
Sophie Thompson in the red carpet.

Sophie made her appearance in the British comedy movie, The Missionary where she played the role of Mission girl in 1982. Moreover, she featured as Lydia in the romantic comedy movie, Four Weddings and a Funeral in 1994. Her other movie credits are Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, Monte Carlo, etc. She also portrayed in many theatrical plays including Hamlet, Into the Woods, The Importance of Being Earnest, and many others. Currently, she stars in the British soap opera, Coronation Street since 2018.

How much is Sophie Thompson’s Net Worth?

Sophie Thompson has an estimated net worth of $5 Million as of 2019. She maintained a net worth of $4.5 Million back in 2018. Having an impressive net worth, she also makes a fruitful amount of fortune from her other works, which include advertisements, endorsements, and many others.

Sophie co-stars with Kym Marsh who has a net worth of $8 Million and William Roache whose net worth is $5 Million in the British soap opera, Coronation Street. She also appeared with many famous actors who have a lucrative amount of net worth.

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Sophie has a handsome amount of salary from her profession. However, her actual salary is currently under review, but we assume that she earns a salary in the range of $800 to $1 Million annually.

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Who is Sophie Thompson’s Husband? Her Marriage & Children

Sophie Thompson first met her husband, Richard Lumsden, an English actor on the set of First of the Summer Wine. Since then, they started dating each other and romantically linked together. After dating for many years, the pair became engaged.

The couple tied the knot in October of 1995, in London, England. Together, they welcomed two children including Ernie James Lumsden (born in February of 1997), and Walter Ernest Thompson (born in October of 2000). After 24 years of marriage, they separated because of irreconcilable differences between them in 2015.

Sophie Thompson with her husband, Richard Lumsden.
Sophie Thompson with her husband, Richard Lumsden in Oliver Awards 2011.

Sophie isn’t involved in any extra-marital affairs with any other person until now. Besides, she hasn’t faced any controversies and rumors regarding her personal life and career. Currently, she resides in London with her family and friends.

Interesting Facts about Sophie Thompson

  • Sophie Thompson is a charity Ambassador for Dan’s Fund for Burns.
  • Sophie ran the 2010 Marathon for CINI (Child In Need Institute).
  • She is an animal lover and has a pet dog in her house.
  • Her sister is an Academy Award-winning actress.
  • She was born with the sign of Aquarius.
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