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Jessica Barden is a British actress who launched her acting career in the year 1999. Her name became a mainstay in the conversation and thought of the average movie fan after she appeared in the British dark comedy-drama, The End of the F***ing World, which became a global success after its release. Following her superlative performance in the series, she rapidly became one of the most pursued young female actresses in the industry, pulling interest from notable filmmakers.
Jessica Barden’s Bio
Jessie Barden is the daughter of Gail Barden (mother) and Paul Barden (father). She was born to the couple on July 21, 1992, in the United Kingdom, precisely in Northallerton, which is in North Yorkshire, England. She has two brothers named Joe Barden and Josh Barden. Other details about her family background are not available at the moment. Jessica, who currently lives in Los Angeles and London, graduated from Wetherby High School, which is situated in the Hallfield area of Wetherby, West Yorkshire, in England.
Jessica Barden stepped in front of the camera for the first in the year 1999 in the television series, My Parents are Alien, wherein she was featured as a girl in school. Her next appearance was in episode one of the 2005 television series, No Angels. Her role was that of Lucy, which was well-delivered. The following year, the actress landed another gig to star as Amy in the British TV drama series which centered on a family run veterinary practice.
Barden’s big break came in 2007 when she made her first movie appearance in British comedy-drama film, Mrs. Ratcliffe’s Revolution. Directed by Bille Eltringham, the film tells the story of a British family who shifted to East Germany during the cold war in 1968. Jessica portrayed the role of Mary Ratcliffe and also shared screen time with the likes of renowned English writer/comedian/actress Catherine Tate, popular Scottish TV, stage, film actor as well as Lancashire-born movie star Brittany Ashworth.
Ever since then, the actress has won herself many hearts among film lovers with her acting skills and she has continued to grow her career from one level of greatness to another. In addition to the movies mentioned, she has appeared in several other films such as Tamara Drewe (2010, as Jody Long), Hanna (2011, as Sophie), Comedown & In The Dark Half (2012, as Kelly & Marie), Mindscape (2013, as Mousey), Lullaby (2014, as Meredith), Far from the Madding Crowd & The Lobster ((2015, as Liddy & Nosebleed Woman), Mindhorn (2016, as Jasmine), and Habit (2017, as Lee). Jessica Barden recently completed a project in the industry titled The New Romantic, wherein she was featured as Blake Conway. She is currently filming a drama film titled: Jungleland alongside English actors Jack O’Connell and Charlie Hunnam, which would be released soon, according to director Max Winkler.
As regards her roles in the television industry, Barden has a slew of series under her belt. Between 2007 and 2008, she featured in 72 episodes of the British soap opera Coronation Street as Kayleigh Morton. 2011 was another big year for the actress as she scored a gig to appear as Barmaid in the British one-off comedy specials, Comedy Showcase. Following an impressive delivery, Jessica was picked to portray the role of Stella Macken in the 2012 British crime drama series, Vera, after which she played Ruby in the 2013 TV series Coming Up. In the same year, the British actress starred in three episodes of Chickens as Barmaid/Penny while the year 2015 saw her delivery the role of Kit Carmichael in the series, The Outcast. In 2016 alone, Barden performed excellently in three British TV series namely Murder (as Jess), Penny Dreadful (as Justine), and Ellen (as Ellen). Since 2017, she has been portraying the character Alyssa in the British dark comedy-drama, The End of the F***ing World.
Ever since Jessica Barden started garnering critical acclaim and praises for her roles on both television series and films, her career has continued to grow by leaps and bounds. Similarly, the effort she has put in so far in her little time in the industry has been rewarding as well. At the time of writing this report, the exact amount she makes per month is yet to be disclosed to the public but we can establish that her net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million.
Is She Married, Who’s Her Husband?
The End of the F***ing World star is still in the market. She is not married to any man right now neither did she tie the knot in the past. Though she is seriously growing her career, she is hoping to get married to her prince charming someday.
The British actress stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches. This measurement is the same as 1.57 meters and 157 centimeters. Her beauty is enhanced by her body weight of 52 kilograms or 115 lbs while her body measurements are recorded to be 34 inches (hips), 34 inches (breast), and 24 inches (waist). Barden has dark brown hair and blue eyes. While her shoe size is 6 [UK], the size of her dress is not known.