Who is Tom Bateman, Daisy Ridley’s rumored fiancé? Wiki Bio
Thomas Jonathan Bateman was born in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on 15 March 1989, so his zodiac sign is Pisces and he holds British nationality. Thomas is an actor known for his role in the TV series “Da Vinci’s Demons”, while he is mostly popular for being actress Daisy Ridley’s alleged fiancé.
Early life and education
Tom was raised in Oxford in a working-class family with 13 siblings, by his father and mother who are both teachers; Thomas has a twin brother, Merlin. Tom became interested in acting while attending Cherwell School, joining the school’s drama club after being encouraged by his teacher, and subsequently appearing in most of the school’s plays.
He was also physically active playing soccer, but eventually decided to focus on acting, and to play sports only for fun, so he joined the National Youth Theatre. Upon matriculation, Tom enrolled at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in Hammersmith, London, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in drama in 2011.
He launched his acting career the same year, making his debut appearance in the film “Much Ado About Nothing” portraying Claudio.
He spent the next four years working several jobs to financially support himself, until in 2015 invited to portray Michael Redmane in the comedy romance film entitled “Creditors” which stars Christian McKay, Andrea Deck and Ben Cura in the story of a young painter who, after talking to an admirer of his, decides to stop seeing his mistress and to focus on his relationship with his wife. In the same year, he appeared in “Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter’s Tale”, while 2016 saw him portray Charlie in the short film called “Exposure”.
In 2017 Tom appeared in four movies, the two most notable being “Snatched” and the critically acclaimed “Murder on the Orient Express”, while some of his latest roles have been in the action crime film “Cold Pursuit” which stars Liam Neeson and Laura Dern, and in “Death on the Nile” which is set to be released in the second half of 2020.
Appearances in TV series
In 2013, Tom made his debut TV series appearance, playing Danny Hillier in seven episodes of “The Tunnel”, and in the same year he portrayed Giuliano de’ Medici in ten episodes of “Da Vinci’s Demons”. He was praised for his performance, and was in 2015 invited to portray the lead character Dr. Robert Jekyll (or Mr. Hyde) in “Jekyll and Hyde”, while 2016 saw him appear in two episodes of “Cold Feet”.
Tom appeared in six episodes of the miniseries “Vanity” and in “The Body” episode of TV series “Into the Dark” in 2018, while his latest role in a TV series has been in “Behind Her Eyes” in which he portrayed David.
Love life and relationship with Daisy Ridley
Tom met Daisy Ridley in 2017 while they were shooting together for the film “Murder on the Orient Express”. The two started dating shortly after they were done with the film, but kept their relationship hidden for a while as they didn’t want any media attention nor public involvement. They have been together for nearly three years now, while a rumor has it that the two have recently become engaged after Daisy flaunted her diamond ring at the All Points East festival, held from 24 May to 2 June 2019.
Both Tom and Daisy were in previous relationships – Tom was dating his college sweetheart for several years before splitting due to wanting different things in life, while Daisy was dating an actor for a year before the two decided to go their separate ways.
Hobbies and other interests
Tom enjoys watching movies in his spare time and some of his favorite actors and actresses are Tom Hanks, Johnny Depp, and Natalie Portman, while some of the movies he enjoys watching the most include “The Terminal”, the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, and “V for Vendetta”. He is physically very active, as he has five to six training sessions at the gym each week, thus his muscular body.
He knows how to play many sports and is good at skiing and snowboarding which is why winter is his favorite season, but he also likes summer as he enjoys swimming in the ocean and playing beach sports.Tom is a lover of animals and has two pet dogs. He likes to keep his personal matters private which is why he doesn’t have an Instagram account. Travelling is his main hobby, and he has been to many European countries such as Germany, France and Italy, while he has also been around several of the US states such as New York, California and New Jersey.
Appearance and net worth
Tom is 30 years old. He has short black hair and brown eyes, is 6ft 2ins (1.88m) tall, and weighs around 176lbs (80kgs).
As of early 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $1 million, while Daisy’s net worth is reputedly over $6 million.
Who is Daisy Ridley, Tom’s fiancée?
Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley was born in Westminster, London, England on 10 April 1992 – her zodiac sign is Aries and she holds British nationality. She is an actress best known for portraying Rey in the Star Wars movies “The Force Awakens”, “The Last Jedi”, and “The Rise of Skywalker”. She was raised in Maida Vale by her father Christopher Ridley who is a photographer, and her mother Louise Fawkner-Corbett who is a banker; she has two older sisters named Poppy Sophia and Kika Rose. Daisy became interested in acting at a very early age – her favorite movie was “Matilda” while she was growing up.
She studied at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts located in Hertfordshire, and then enrolled at Birkbeck, University of London but dropped out as she wanted to focus on her acting career. She started taking online courses with the Open University in 2016, hoping to receive her Bachelor of Arts degree in social science.
She launched her acting career in 2013, appearing in TV series such as “Toast of London” and “Silent Witness”, while she also appeared in the short film entitled “Blue Season”. In April 2014, she was invited to appear in the film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” as Rey, which became the highest grossing movie of 2015 and so making Daisy famous worldwide.
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She ventured into producing movies in 2016, with her first being the documentary “The Eagle Huntress”. In 2017, she was invited to play Mary Debenham in the film “Murder on the Orient Express”, while she once again portrayed Rey in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”. In December 2019, she appeared in another Star Wars movie entitled “The Rise of Skywalker”, but has stated that she will no longer be appearing in Star Wars movies.
Daisy has been nominated for over 20 awards, winning six such as a Zed Fest Film Festival Award for an outstanding acting performance, and a Florida Film Critics Circle Award for an FCC breakout, both in 2015, while her latest has Award for best actress in 2018been an Empire.