|Margaret Constance “Maisie” Williams
|15 April 1997
|Bristol City, England
|2011 till date
If you are familiar with HBO’s medieval fantasy television series Game of Thrones, then you may know Margaret Constance “Maisie” Williams, who appeared in the film as Arya Stark, a rough-and-tumble, sword and knife-fighting tomboyish princess, and sister of Sansa Stark.
The English actress auditioned for the role and landed it as her first acting job. Throughout the show, she was notorious for killing off favorite characters, including the much dreaded night king.
The Game of Thrones series which is arguably one of the most followed and watched television series of all time is her biggest ever film since her debut as an actress. She has a huge fan following all over the world, making her one of the most loved characters in the series.
Following her success in “Game of Thrones”, she has appeared in numerous other movies and TV roles since then including The New Mutants, Doctor Who, X-Men film, and several others.
Maisie Williams’ Early Life
Maisie Williams was born in Bristol City, United Kingdom on 15 April 1997. Her parents divorced when she was very young, leaving her to be raised alone by her mother, Hillary Frances, a former university administrator, and breast cancer survivor, who is now both her personal assistant and manager.
She is the youngest of 4 children. She has two brothers Ted and James, and an older sister named Beth.
For her education, Maisie Williams attended Clutton Primary School and later Norton Hill School in Midsomer Norton. She studied performing Arts at Bath Dance College.
Maisie Williams’ Career
Maisie Williams’s career began with a debut acting role in the fantasy drama, Game of Thrones, in which she began appearing since its start in 2011 as Arya Stark.
The Game of Thrones series was a big success for Maisie Williams as she gained worldwide fame for her role and acting skills on the show. Following her world-class performance in the first two seasons of the film, Maisie started getting called up for roles in other movies starting in 2013.
She first appeared in the short drama film “Up on the Roof”, followed by others like “The Olympic Ticket Scalper”, a comedy-drama called “Gold”, the action thriller “Heatstroke”, “The Falling, “Cyberbully”, “Corvidae”, and the drama film “The Book of Love”.
She has also appeared in several television series including “The Secret of Crickley Hall”, “Robot Chicken”, and the science fiction series “Doctor Who”.
She has also been featured in a good number of music videos. She appeared in the music video for “Oceans” by Seafret, The Vamps’ “Rest Your Love”, “Sing Song” by Pentatonix, and a few others.
Maisie Williams has continued her stellar performances in all the projects that she has been involved in, making her one of the most entertaining actresses loved by viewers, while also fetching her well-deserved awards for her efforts.
Awards & Achievements
Maisie has been receiving different award-winning nominations since her career began with Game of Thrones. So far, she won the following:
- 2 Portal Awards (for Game of Thrones)
- BBC Radio 1 Teen Award (for Game of Thrones)
- EWwy Award (for Game of Thrones)
- Screen Actors Guild Award (for Game of Thrones)
- Empire Hero Award (for Game of Thrones)
- Shooting Stars Award
- Saturn Award (for Game of Thrones)
- London Film Critics Circle Award (for The Falling)
- Evening Standard British Film RisingStar Award (The Falling)
- Empire Award
- Gold Derby television Awards
Maisie Williams’ Personal Life
This young actress likes to keep a lot of things really personal. She is generally secretive about her private life. She has revealed her relationship with Ollie Jackson on Instagram. The pair met in school several years ago and have been together since 2015.
Maisie Williams is currently 24 years old. If you have no idea who she is, you may probably pass her up as a younger person due to her small size.
She is only 155cm tall and weighs around 51kg. The color of her eyes is black, just like her hair.
Maisie Williams Net Worth
Following her breakthrough with her debut role in the television series Game of Thrones in 2011, Maisie Williams net worth has gained in value through earnings from starring on the show for eight seasons, as well as payments from other movies and television series which she has received credits for.
Although it is not exactly clear what she earned for the show’s last two seasons, it has been reported that she earned around $150,000 per episode on the show. She played 59 episodes on the show from 2011 – 2019. Additionally, Maisie Williams owns a social media app, “Daisie”, with film producer, Dom Santee.
She also owns a film-producing company called “Daisy Chain Productions”, and we expect an inflow of cash from here as well.
Maisie Williams net worth is $8 million. She acquired this much at the age of 23. Owing to the fact that she is still very young, talented, and currently, at the peak of her career, there’s definitely more for this lady to put up for her ever-increasing fans around the world.