The British actress Celia Imrie is contributing the entertainment industry with her astounding roles in various movies for more than four decades. She is renowned for her work with Victoria Wood on Acorn Antiques: The Musical. The energetic and versatile actress, Celia has also contributed as a part in the One Knight Only event which raised money for the tsunami victims in Theatre Royal Haymarket, London on 20 March 2005.
How Does Celia Summons Net Worth?
Celia Imrie gathered net worth by her works in movies, television series and theatre play. Her collaboration with Victoria Wood on various platforms helped her to gain substantial wealth. They worked together in TV programs like 'Dinnerladies' and 'Victoria Wood as Seen on TV.' Her portrayal of Miss Babs in Acorn Antiques gave her massive success in the film industry. Her consistent presence in the movie industry for more than four decades gave her abundance of popularity and wealth.
The British actress appeared in various movies like Nanny McPhee, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Calendar Girls, and Highlander. Her most recognized role of Fighter pilot Bravo 5 in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace gave her the large-scale reputation and good money. The movie had a grand collection of over $1 billion worldwide. She is also known for appearing in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and its sequel in 2012 and 2015 respectively.
Star War's star was popular in various television dramas. The audience highly appreciated her role of Marianne Bellshade in Bergerac. During 2007- 2009, she appeared in After You’ve Gone and Kingdom with a charismatic character of Gloria Millington and Miss Kizlet respectively. Apart from television, she has harnessed wealth from various reputed theatre plays as well.
Unmarried Celia Has A Son
Celia portrays ordinary stereotyped characters in movies, but her real life stands out as far unconventional. She hates the very idea of getting married. However, the British actress longed for a baby without a husband. She then had an unusual deal with her friend and fellow actor Benjamin Whitrow to bear a child. The couple welcomed a son Angus Imrie on 2 August 1994 in Hampshire, England.
Celia Imrie poses with her son Angus Imrie at an event (Photo: thesun.co.uk)
Though Celia initially said that she is only good friends with Pride and Prejudice actor, Benjamin Withrow, she later confessed her romance with Ben after he died in 2017. His death had a catastrophic impact on his son Angus.
In an interview with Attitude in March 2015, The Bridget Jones star Celia confessed that she went to a huge gay bar The Commodore on the Queen Mary when she visited America. She added they had Friends of Dorothy for an hour or so over there. Her disinterest towards marriage and partners, and being on such bars might hint at her as a lesbian.
Born on 15 July 1952, in Guildford, Surrey, England, Celia Imrie was born to a father David Andrew Imrie and mother, Diana Elizabeth Blois. As per wiki, her father was a radiologist from Glasgow, Scotland. She was the fourth child among the five children in her family. She holds English nationality and British-white ethnicity. Celia stands tall at a decent height of 1.66 m (5’ 5’’).
Celia completed her schooling from Guildford High School in Guildford. After that, she joined Guildford School of Acting. On 18 October 2013, she was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Winchester.