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Tilda Swinton Bio, Age, Husband, Honor Byrne, Movies, Wiki & Net Worth

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About Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton is a remarkable British actress, model, and artist who has appeared in many renowned films and has won big awards for her superior performances. Swinton was born in London in renowned family. Her father was a major general who formerly headed the Household Division in the British Army. Involve in acting from a young age, she began functioning on stage when she was still in college. She later joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and made her professional acting introduction in the play Measure for Measure’. She later propelled to the cinema, making her movie introduction in the British film ‘Caravaggio’.

The other remarkable works in her career include ‘Vanilla Sky’, ‘Constantine’, and ‘Michael Clayton’ for which she gained the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as the BAFTA Award for Best Actress for her character of Karen Crowder. The film was a financial success and also earned critical recognition. Her recent works include a supporting appearance in the superhero film Doctor Strange’, where she performed The Ancient One. A much-accomplished actress, she is the beneficiary of numerous prestigious awards. She was given special gratitude from the Museum of Modern Art in 2013.

Bio/Wiki

Birth Name Katherine Matilda Swinton
Nick Name Swilda, Tilda
Age (as in 2022) 62 years
Religion Agnosticism
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Birth Place London, England, UK
Date of Birth 05 November 1960 [1]wikipedia
Nationality English
Residence Nairn, Scotland
Home Town London
Hobbies Not Available

Physical  Stats

Height (Approx.) in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’10”
Weight (Approx.) in kilograms- 57 kg
in pounds- 126 lbs

Figure Measurements

Breast Size 34 Inches
Hips Size 35 Inches
Waist Size 26 Inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / Ethnicity White
Hair Color Red
Eye Color Green
S*xual Orientation Straight
Dress Size 4 (US) or 36 (EU)
Shoe Size 8 (US)

Family

Mother’s Name Judith Balfour Killen
Father’s Name Maj John Swinton (Retired Major General in the British Army and was also Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire from 1989-2000)
Brother(s) James Christopher Swinton (Brother) (Video Producer)
Alexander Harold Swinton (Brother) (Stockbroker)
Maj William Henry Cospatrick Swinton (Brother) (Commissioned Scots Guards)
Sister None
Husband/Spouse Unmarried
Children Son- Xavier Swinton Byrne

Daughter- Honor Swinton Byrne
(twins – b. October 6, 1997)

Personal Life

School Queen’s Gate School in London
The West Heath Girls’ School
College/University Fettes College
New Hall which is now known as Murray Edwards College, a part of the University of Cambridge
Educational Qualification Graduated in Social and Political Sciences
Profession Actress
Brands Endorsed Tilda Swinton has served as the brand ambassador for NARS and was the face of their Spring / Summer 2015 collection.
Victoria jewelry
Career Manager Hamilton Hodell

Awards

N/A

Relationship & more

Affairs/Boyfriends/Partners Béla Tarr
John Byrne (1995-2003)
Sandro Kopp (2004-Present)

Favorite Things

Favorite Movies I Know Where I’m Going (1945), School of Rock (2003), Brüno (2009)
Favorite Books Auntie Mame (By Patrick Dennis), The Essential (By P.G. Wodehouse)
Favorite Comedian Amy Schumer
Favorite Musicians David Bowie, Bjork
Controversies None

Life Journey

Tilda Swinton was born on 5th November 1960 in London. Her father John Swinton was a major general in the British Army and her mother was Judith Balfour. She has three brothers. Shlearned at three different schools, one of them being an expensive boarding school named West Heath Girls’ School

She later termed her experience at the school as sour and has said that boarding schools are very cruel and children don’t advance from that kind of environment. She later attended New Hall (now called Murray Edwards College) at the University of Cambridge, where she earned a degree in social and political sciences in 1983.

During this time, she entered the Communist Party and later, the Scottish Socialist Party. It was also during this span that she began acting on stage. Tilda Swinton dated scenarist John Byrne from 1989 to 2003. They have two children, twins Honor and Xavier Swinton Byrne, who were born in 1997.

Her present partner is Sandro Kopp, a German painter. Other than acting, Tilda Swinton is alsknown for various other works. She initiated the new Screen Academy Scotland production center in Edinburgh and began the film festival ‘Ballerina Ballroom Cinema of Dreams’.

Money Factor

Tilda Swinton has a net worth of $10 million.

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx) $10 million
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx) Under Review
Annual Salary Under Review
Income Source Actress

 Movies And TV Shows

  • Tilda Swinton joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1984, and appeared in the play ‘Measure for Measure’. Her first work in cinema was in the 1986 drama film ‘Caravaggio’ directed by Derek Jarman.
  • Her TV career also began in 1986, with a role in the mini-series ‘Zastrozzi: A Romance’ which was based on the Gothic novel by Percy Bysshe Shelley.
  • From 1986 to 1990, she was seen in the TV series ‘The Open Universe’.
    She continued to work with Jarman in some of his other works, such as ‘The Last of England’ (1987), ‘War Requiem’ (1989) and ‘Edward II’ (1991), for which she received the Volpi Cup at the 1991 Venice Film Festival in the ‘Best Actress Category’.
  • During the late 1990s, she appeared in the movies ‘Female Perversions’ (1996), ‘Conceiving Ada’ (1997), and ‘The War Zone’ (1999).
  • In 2000, she was seen in the Canadian film ‘Possible Worlds’, which was adapted from a play of the same name. She was next seen alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in the drama thriller film ‘The Beach’. The film was a commercial success, though reviews were mostly negative.
  • She starred with in the 2001 sci-fi psychological thriller ‘Vanilla Sky’. It was a commercial success and reviews were mostly mixed.
  • In the ensuing years, she appeared in films like ‘Adaptation’ (2002), ‘Young Adam’ (2003), ‘Constantine’ (2005), ‘Stephanie Daley’ (2006), and ‘The Man from London’ (2007).
  • She was seen in the legal thriller ‘Michael Clayton’ (2007), which was a commercial and critical success. Directed by Tony Gilroy, the film was nominated for seven Oscars, including the one for Best Picture. The sole win went to Swinton in the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ category. She also won the BAFTA Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress’.
  • In 2008, she was seen in the lead role in the crime drama film ‘Julia’. She next played a supporting role in ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian’, which was a commercial success and was met with mostly positive reviews.
  • She appeared in the black comedy film ‘Burn After Reading’ in 2008. Her next work was a minor role in David Fincher’s fantasy romantic drama film ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ which was nominated for thirteen Oscars, including Best Picture.
  • Her other important works include ‘I am Love’ (2009) where she also served as the executive producer. The film was a critical and commercial success.
  • In 2011, she played the lead role in the psychological thriller film ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’. Her performance earned her nominations for the BAFTA Award and the Golden Globe Award in the ‘Best Actress Category’.
  • In the 2010s, she continued appearing in successful films, such as ‘The Moonrise Kingdom’ (2012), ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ (2013), ‘Snowpiercer’ (2013), ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ (2014) and ‘Hail, Caesar’ (2016).
  • In 2016, she appeared in the superhero film ‘Doctor Strange’, playing ‘The Ancient One’, the mentor of the titular character. The film was a success, financially and critically.
  • Her most recent works are ‘Okja’ (2017), ‘War Machine’ (2017), and ‘The Isle of Dogs’ (2018).

Movies List

1986 Caravaggio
Egomania – Insel ohne Hoffnung
Caprice
1987 Aria
Friendship’s Death
The Last of England
1988 Das Andere Ende der Welt
Cycling the Frame
Degrees of Blindness
L’Ispirazione
1989 Play Me Something
War Requiem
1990 The Garden
1991 Edward II
The Party – Nature Morte
1992 Orlando
1993 Blue
Wittgenstein
1994 Remembrance of Things Fast: True Stories Visual Lies
1996 Female Perversions
1997 Conceiving Ada
1998 Herlizeares
1999 The Protagonists
The War Zone
2000 The Beach
Possible Worlds
2001 The Deep End
Vanilla Sky
2002 Adaptation
Teknolust
2003 The Statement
Young Adam
2005 Absent Presence
Broken Flowers
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Constantine
Thumbsucker
2006 Stephanie Daley
2007 Faceless
The Man from London
Michael Clayton
Sleepwalkers
Strange Culture
2008 Burn After Reading
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Derek
Julia
2009 I Am Love
The Limits of Control
2010 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
2011 Genevieve Goes Boating
We Need to Talk About Kevin
2012 Moonrise Kingdom
2013 Only Lovers Left Alive
Snowpiercer
The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
The Zero Theorem
2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel
2015 A Bigger Splash
Trainwreck
2016 Doctor Strange
Hail, Caesar!
The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger
2017 Letters from Baghdad
Okja
War Machine
2018 Isle of Dogs
Suspiria
2019 Avengers: Endgame
The Dead Don’t Die
The Personal History of David Copperfield
The Souvenir
Uncut Gems
2020 The French Dispatch
2021 Pinocchio

TV Shows & Serials List

1986 Zastrozzi: A Romance
1990 Your Cheatin’ Heart
1992 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
1994 Visions of Heaven and Hell
1998 Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon
2005 The Somme
2006 Galápagos
2012 Getting On
2013 When Björk Met Attenborough
2019 What We Do in the Shadows  [2]IMDB

Some unknown facts about

  1. Swinton is the descendant of the Saxon origin from the kingdom of Northumberland. Her parental ancestry which is Anglo-Scot can be traced back to thousands of years, to the middle ages.
  2. Tilda Swinton joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1984 and appeared in the play Measure for Measure.
  3. Her first work in cinema was in the 1986 drama film Caravaggio directed by Derek Jarman.
  4. She is widely known for her androgynous presence as people widely confuse her to a male because of her tall frame and lack of lipstick.
  5. Her TV career also began in 1986, with a character in the mini-series Zastrozzi: A Romance which was based on the Gothic novel by Percy Bysshe Shelley.
  6. In 1988, she was a member of the jury at the 38th Berlin International Film Festival.
  7. In 1993, she was a participant of the jury at the 18th Moscow International Film Festival.
  8. In 1996, she emerged in the music video for Orbital’s The Box.
  9. Tilda had joined the Communist Party and later the Scottish Socialist Party when she was studying at the University of Cambridge.
  10. In July 2008, she created the film festival Ballerina Ballroom Cinema of Dreams. The event took place in a ballroom in Nairn on Scotland’s Moray Firth in August.
  11. In 2012, Swinton emerged in Doug Aitken’s SONG 1, an outdoor video installation created for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington D.C.
  12. In 2013, she was named as one of the fifty best-dressed over 50 by The Guardian and often appears on International Best Dressed Lists.
  13. In February 2013, she characterized the part of David Bowie’s wife in the promotional video for his song, The Stars (Are Out Tonight), directed by Floria Sigismondi.
  14. In July 2013, Swinton appeared photographed in front of Moscow’s St. Basil’s Cathedral holding a rainbow flag in support of the country’s LGBT community, reportedly releasing a statement: In solidarity. From Russia with love.
  15. She was ranked one of the best dressed women in 2018 by fashion website Net-a-Porter.

References

References
1 wikipedia
2 IMDB

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