Andrea Riseborough - Biography

Last Modified: Mar 23, 2023

Andrea Riseborough
Profession: Actress, Producer
Best Known For: Oblivion (film), Welcome to the Punch (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $5 million

Personal Details

Born on : November 20, 1981 (age 42)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Andrea Louise Riseborough
Birth Place: Wallsend, England
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: George Riseborough
Mother's Name: Isabel Johnson
Siblings: 1

Laura Riseborough (sister)

High School: Newcastle upon Tyne Church High School
University: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Ethnicity: English
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Karim Saleh

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 57 kg (125.66 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Grey
Shoe Size: 7.5 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: B

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Who is Andrea Riseborough?

Andrea Riseborough is an actress, producer by profession, and British by nationality. Since starting her career in 2005, she is well known for starring in Oblivion, Battle of the Sexes, Nocturnal Animals, Mandy, etc.

Andrea Riseborough, Tom Cruise starred in Oblivion (Image: IMDb)

Andrea Riseborough – Age, Parents, Siblings

Andrea Riseborough’s birth took place on 20 November 1981 in Wallsend, England. She was born Andrea Louise Riseborough to her father George Riseborough, a car salesman, and her mother Isabel Johnson, a secretary/beautician. 

She is not the only child of her parents and has a sister named Laura Riseborough, who is also an actress. Both were raised in Whitley Bay. 

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Andrea Riseborough attended Newcastle upon Tyne Church High School. Following graduation, she went on to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). She graduated from the same in 2005. 

Her ethnicity is English.

Andrea Riseborough – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Andrea Riseborough has been in a committed relationship with her boyfriend Joe Appel, a street artist. The couple had started dating in 2008 after meeting at the premiere of a Woody Allen film in Los Angeles. They separated and eventually broke up in 2016.

In December 2020 it was reported that she began dating her Luxor co-star Karim Saleh after they fell in love while filming.

Currently, she is unmarried, sans husband, children and as she has never married, divorce is out of context.

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Andrea Riseborough, Karim SalehImage: Getty Images)

Andrea Riseborough – Career

Early Career

Riseborough’s interest in acting began at an early age. She landed the opportunity to be at the People's Theatre’s production of Riding England Sidesaddle as Celia Fiennes. Moreover, she was a member of the Young People's Theatre for five years which led her to a tour with the National Youth Theatre. 

Andrea Riseborough made her screen debut in the TV movie A Very Social Secretary as Amanda in 2005. This led her to land supporting roles in the TV series Doc Martin (2005), Party Animals (2007) and in the films, Magicians (2007), and Love You More (2008), among others.

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Films, Series

In the last decade Andrea Riseborough has portrayed roles in films Made in Dagenham (2010), Brighton Rock (2010), W.E. (2011), Welcome to the Punch (2013), Oblivion (2013), Nocturnal Animals (2016), Battle of the Sexes (2017), Nancy (2018).

The upcoming films in which she has starred are The Grudge (2020) as Detective Muldoon, Possessor (2020) as Tasya Vos, and in Louis Wain.

Andrea Riseborough is also a well-known face on TV series. She has had guest roles in The Long Walk to Finchley (2008), Bloodline (2016), The Devil's W***e (2008), and Waco (2018), among many others.

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Andrea Riseborough, James McAvoy in Welcome to the Punch (Image: IMDb)


Andrea Riseborough’s fellow Grudge co-stars include Lin Shaye, John Cho, Betty Gilpin, etc.

Andrea Riseborough – Awards, Nominations

Andrea Riseborough has been nominated for well over two dozen awards. Among the nominations she has won BIFA Award, Critics' Choice Movie Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award, to name a few.

Andrea Riseborough – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth has been estimated to be around $5 million while the figure on her annual salary has not been shared with the public.

Andrea Riseborough – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles Andrea Riseborough seems to be absent from Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter but there are fan pages dedicated to her.

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