Jessie Buckley - Biography

Last Modified: Feb 8, 2020

Jessie Buckley
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Wild Rose, Judy
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $8 million

Personal Details

Born on : December 28, 1989 (age 32)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jessie Buckley
Birth Place: Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: Tim Buckley
Mother's Name: Marina Cassidy
Siblings: 4

Lily (sister)
Julie (sister)
Eva (sister)
Killian Buckley (brother)

High School: Ursuline Secondary School
University: Royal Irish Academy of Music, Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Ethnicity: Irish
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 56 kg (123.46 lb)
Hair Color: N/A
Eye Color: N/A
Shoe Size: N/A
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 36 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: B

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Who is Jessie Buckley?

Jessie Buckley is an actress by profession and Irish by nationality. Since starting her career on BBC’s I'd Do Anything, she is well known for starring in Beast, Wild Rose, Judy.

Jessie Buckley (Image: Time Out)

Jessie Buckley – Age, Parents, Siblings, Education, Ethnicity

Jessie Buckley’s birth took place on 28 December 1989 in Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. She was born to mother Marina Cassidy, a vocal coach, and father Tim Buckley. She is not the only child of her parents and has four younger siblings. Her sisters are named Lily, Julie, Eva, and brother is named Killian Buckley.

For education she attended Ursuline Secondary School, The Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) workshops, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dubin and Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, graduating in 2013 with a BA in Acting. She is of Irish ethnicity.

Jessie Buckley – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Jessie Buckley was in a relationship with actor James Norton from 2015 to 2017. They had broken up after two years of dating. 

Norton has now moved on with actress Imogen Poots and had first met while starring as a couple in the play Belleville at London’s Donmar Warehouse. 

Jessie Buckley, James Norton (Image: SuperbHub)

Currently, Buckley is believed to be single, although a secret romance cannot be ruled out. She is sans husband, children and as she has never been married, divorce is out of context.

Jessie Buckley – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated at around $8 million while the figure on her annual salary is not shared with the public.

Jessie Buckley – Career

Early Days

Buckley competed in the BBC TV talent show I'd Do Anything, which searched for an unknown lead to portray Nancy in the British musical Oliver!. She finished in second place, losing to Jodie Prenger. 

After the competition, she went on to star in a 2008 revival of the Stephen Sondheim musical A Little Night Music Anne Egerman. She has also played in the theatre production of The Tempest as Miranda, in Gabriel as Arabella Hunt as well as Kate.

Films, Series

In TV series Jessie Buckley has guest appearances on Endeavour (2014), War & Peace (2016), Taboo (2017), The Woman in White (2018), Chernobyl (2019), Fargo (2020). 

She has also starred in films Beast (2017), Wild Rose (2018), Judy (2019), Dolittle (2020), Ironbark (2020), Misbehaviour (2020) and upcoming film I'm Thinking of Ending Things.

Jessie Buckley in Judy (Image: Forbes)


On Misbehaviour, Jessie Buckley has stared alongside Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keeley Hawes, Lesley Manville, Clara Rosager, Loreece Harrison.

Jessie Buckley – Awards, Nominations

Since her rise to stardom, Jessie Buckley has been nominated for four British Independent Film Awards, one BAFTA Scotland and one Detroit Film Critics Society Award. 

Among the nominations, she has won a British Independent Film Awards (2018) and a BAFTA Scotland (2019).

Jessie Buckley – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles Jessie Buckley is absent from Instagram, Twitter, Facebook.

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