Quick Facts of Zoe Wanamaker

  • Full NameZoe Wanamaker
  • Net Worth$10 Million
  • Date of Birth13 May, 1949
  • NicknameWanamaker
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceNew York City, New York, U.S
  • Ethnicity Ukrainia
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality American/British
  • Active Year1973–present
  • Eye colour Gray
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseGawn Grainger (m. 1994)
  • Height5 feet 3½ inches (1.61 m)
  • Body MeasurementSlim
  • Online PresenceHornsey College of Art - Pre-Diploma Course in Acting
  • Horoscope Taurus
Zoe Wanamaker

Zoe Wanamaker is an American-born British actress who is well known for her excellent work with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. She got nine Olivier Award nomination for Once in a Lifetime (1979) and Electra (1998). Furthermore, she has a lucrative amount of net worth and earns an impressive salary from her profession.

Wanamaker is a married woman as of 2019. She got married to British stage and screen actor, Gawn Grainge. Unfortunately, they don’t have any children in their marriage life. To know more in details about Wanamaker’s career as well as her personal life, net worth, and age; read the biography of Zoe Wanamaker.

Who is Zoe Wanamaker? Bio & Wiki

Zoe Wanamaker is one of the most promising actresses who became famous for her appearances in many movies and television series. She was born on 13th May 1949, in New York City. She was raised by her mother, Charlotte Holland, Canadian actress, and radio performer and her father, Sam Wanamaker, American actor, film director, and radio producer. Moreover, she holds an American nationality and belongs to Ukrainian ethnicity.

Zoe Wanamaker with her Husband, Gawn Grainger in an award ceremony
Zoe Wanamaker

Wanamaker attended the independent King Alfred School in Hampstead and later enrolled at Sidcot School, a Quaker boarding school in Somerset. Furthermore, she graduated from Hornsey College of Art for the Pre-Diploma Course. Later, she joined the Central School of Speech and Drama for learning acting.

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Inside of Zoe Wanamaker’s Career

Zoe Wanamaker started her career from the theatre where she was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company from 1976 to 1984. Moreover, she got two Olivier Award for her performance in Once In a Lifetime (1979) and for Sophocles’ Electra (1998). Furthermore, she was the first person to speak on the stage of the newly completed replica theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, on London’s South Bank in 1997.

In the early 1980s, Wanamaker started performing on screen, and for her performance critically acclaimed by television productions including the BBC Television production, Edge of Darkness. Furthermore, she got a nomination for a BAFTA Award for her portrayal of the love interest of a suspected serial killer in the first installment of the Granada series, Prime Suspect. Later, she appeared as Princess Marie in the drama series, Mr. Selfridge in 2015. She also starred in the world premiere production of Elegy at the Donmar Warehouse in 2016.

How much is Zoe Wanamaker’s Salary & Net Worth?

Zoe Wanamaker has an approximated net worth of $10 Million as of 2019. Moreover, she maintained a lucrative amount of net worth of $8 Million back in 2018. Zoe’s actual salary isn’t disclosed until now. But, we can assume that she earns an impressive amount of salary in six-figures from her profession.

Wanamaker’s debut movie, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone grossed $975.1 Million with a budget of $125 Million in the box office. In total, the movie made $974.8 Million worldwide, and $317.6 Million in the US and $657.2 Million domestically, which made it the second highest-grossing movie in history at the time.

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Who is Zoe Wanamaker’s Husband? Marriage & Children

Zoe Wanamaker is a 69 years old married woman as of 2019. She tied the knot with an actor and dramatist, Gawn Grainger in November 1994. Moreover, they don’t any children yet. The couple is happy to be in the marriage relationship together without any children. 

Zoe Wanamaker with her Husband, Gawn Grainger in an award ceremony
Zoe Wanamaker with her Husband, Gawn Grainger in an award ceremony

Prior to Wanamaker’s marriage, she lived for many years with her fellow Royal Shakespeare Company actor, David Lyon and they are very close to each other. Furthermore, she is active on social media and has a huge number of fan following in her Twitter account. She loves to share her daily events and often shares her upcoming series with her her fans. She currently resides in New York City with her husband.

Interesting Facts about Zoe Wanamaker

  • Zoe Wanamaker became the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2001 New Year Honours for services to drama.
  • She holds both British and American citizenship and became a British citizen in 2000.
  • She was born in New York but grew up in England after her father was blacklisted during the McCarthy HUAC hearings in cold war.
  • Many people came to know Wanamaker as Madam Hooch, who taught a young, Harry Potter.
  • She is the sister of Amy Wanamaker and Jessica Wanamaker and Cousin of film historian/archivist, Marc Wanamaker.