Saoirse-Monica Jackson is an Irish actress and is best known for portraying the character of Erin in the Irish television sitcom, Derry Girls, premiered from January 2018. She is also known for her acting stint on the Sky One series, The Five. She has appeared in an episode of BBC's TV series, Broken.
Saoirse-Monica's Family: Raised By Hotel Owner Parents; Nanny Of Seventy-Five Years Age
Saoirse was raised in Derry and Donegal, Ireland by her hotel proprietor parents. She shares an intimate bond with her parents. On 30 June 2018, she shared a picture with her parents on Instagram.
Saoirse poses with her parents posted on 30 June 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
They looked like dozing off a little in that photo. She even captioned it saying it was hard for her parents to keep their eyes open for a picture. The picture was hilarious, and the family looked like enjoying the evening with each other.
The Broken actress also has a grandmother, who is 74 years of age. She has shared a collage collection of her nanny’s picture on her social media accounts on 10 December 2013. Saoirse Monica also has a younger brother named James Jackson. She said she loves being a big sister on a picture posted on 12 April 2013.
Is She Dating Anyone? Tweets About Boyfriend
The dating life of Saoirse Jackson is kind of a riddle to solve. She tweeted on 27 Jan 2014 that her boyfriend is Macklemore. She even added that her boyfriend was a sexy fox.
The tweet was likely a bluff because Macklemore is married to another woman. The reality star often flaunts pictures with various handsome hunks that are eligible boyfriend materials. On 20 June 2018, she posed with Alex Murphy for a picture on her Instagram account. She even said that her mother was delighted to meet a young offender.
The Derry Girls actress has not announced about her dating life yet. Reportedly, she is single and focuses on her career.
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How Does Saoirse Derive Net Worth?
Saoirse-Monica has been deriving her net worth mainly from her acting career. She is earning a whopping salary from the Irish television sitcom, Derry Girls since 4 January 2018. She shares the screen with Nicola Coughlan, Dylan Llewellyn, Jamie-Lee O'Donnell, and many more. Jamie portrays the role of Michelle Mallon, who has a strained relationship with her on-screen cousin, James Maguire.
The Derry Girls has been crowned as the Radio Times comedy champions of 2018. As per BBC of 1st August, the comedy television series won the title by accumulating the 50.1% of the votes cast by the audiences. Derry Girls defeated the BBC’s Inside No. 9, which was a tough competitor with 49.9% of votes.
Saoirse-Monica Jackson tweeted on 1st August and showered her gratitude to the entire voter that finally made her show the winner. The show was the biggest hit for the Channel 4. More than 2.5 million viewers watched the first episode of the series, which is channel’s biggest comedy series in five years.
The Derry Girls actress earned her first major role in the Sky One thriller, The Five in 2016. She landed that role even before graduating from the drama school at that time. She has also appeared in the BBC’s show, Broken in 2017 alongside Sean Bean.
The Five actress, age 24, was also listed on the Irish Independent magazines as the next Irish star actress in April 2016. Her debut theatre performance was in Of Mice and Men and got busy on the Tour around the UK with the Birmingham Repertory Centre.
Born in 1993 in Derry, Ireland, Saoirse-Monica Jackson celebrates her birthday on 24 November every year. As per wiki, she holds an Irish nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. The actress looks taller than her Derry Girls co-actor Nicola Coughlan of height 1.55m (5' 1''). She has a birth sign of Sagittarius.
She attended her secondary school in St Cecelia's College in Derry where she started acting from the tender age. Later, she moved to Manchester and studied acting at the Arden School of Theatre.