Matilda Szydagis - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 4, 2022

Matilda Szydagis
Profession: Actress, Writer
Best Known For: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : January 26, 1974 (age 49)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Matilda Michele Szydagis
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Jakub “Kuba” Szydagis
Mother's Name: Jadwiga Szydagis
Siblings: 1

Katarzyna "
Muller (sister)

High School: Maria High School
University: University of Chicago, American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Ethnicity: Polish
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.68 meter (5 feet 6 inch)
Weight: 63 kg (138.89 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 8 US
Dress Size: 10 US
Breast Size: 37 inch
Waist Size: 30 inch
Hip Size: 39 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: B

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Who is Matilda Szydagis?

Matilda Szydagis is an actress, writer by profession, and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel as Zelda, The Sopranos, and The Nanny Diaries.

Matilda Szydagis – Age, Parents, Siblings

Matilda Szydagis’ birth took place on 26th January 1974 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was born Matilda Michele Szydagis to parents who were Polish immigrants. Her father Jakub “Kuba” Szydagis passed away in March 2021 at the age of 82 while the details of her mother Jadwiga Szydagis are not known.

She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, a sister named Katarzyna "Kathy" Muller, who is now a playwright. They were raised on the Southwest side of Chicago in Marquette Park. 

Matilda Szydagis with her father (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

She was educated at Maria High School where she played tennis and was an MVP and went to the States Championship. After graduation, she went on to study at the University of Chicago, where she graduated with a degree in Anthropology. 

Moreover, she also attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City and took commercial classes at Weist Barron and TVI Studios. 

Matilda Szydagis is of Polish ethnicity.

Matilda Szydagis – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Matilda Szydagis married her longtime boyfriend Kevin Downey Jr. on 30 October 2004. She and her husband remained married for the next five years. Their divorce was finalized on 23 June 2009 and they did not have any children together.

Currently, Szydagis is believed to be single, although a secret romance cannot be ruled out.

Matilda Szydagis (Image: Instagram)

Matilda Szydagis – Career

Szydagis made her acting debut in the 2002 film Rollerball. But her scene was cut out of the movie. Over the years Matilda Szydagis has worked in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017), The Sopranos (1999), and The Nanny Diaries (2007).


On The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Matilda Szydagis has starred alongside Kevin Pollak, Brian Tarantina, Stephanie Hsu, and Joel Johnstone.

She has also worked as a cinematographer, assistant art director, looping artist, sound editor, and co-writer, among others.

from left - Tony Shalhoub, Matilda Szydagis, Marin Hinkle on season 3 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Image: Instagram)

Matilda Szydagis – Net Worth, Salary

Matilda Szydagis’s annual salary and net worth are under review and will be updated in the near future.

Matilda Szydagis – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Matilda Szydagis is active on Instagram, and Twitter, with around 500 followers but is absent from Facebook. She also has an official webpage-

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