Thandiwe Newton is a British actress. Furthermore, she is blessed with beautiful eyes and appearance. The actress is a model and a brand ambassador who has appeared in various advertisements. One of the popular presentations of Thandiwe is Beloved, Mission: Impossible 2, Crash and e.t.c.

Please read the entire article to learn more about Thandiwe Newton’s Age, Biography, Parents, and Career. There is also information regarding her controversies, Tv-Shows, Relationships, and Net Worth.

Bio of Thandiwe Newton

Thandiwe Newton was born on 6 November 1972 to her mother (Nyasha Newton) and father (Nick Newton) in Westminster, a part of London, England. Furthermore, her father was a lab technician and a part-time English teacher, whereas her mother was a social servicer. In addition, the full name of the actress is Melanie Thandiwe Newton.

Thandiwe Newton shared the picture of her parents on their 45th anniversary.
Thandiwe Newton shared the picture of her parents on their 45th anniversary. Source: Instagram

Furthermore, the Newton family was apart from the entertainment industry. Even in television series, she struggled hard for her appearance and role. However, her mother always supported and stood by her in every decision.

As both parents are outside of the industry, they dont have the idea about the struggle and hard work an actor or actress needs to do to present in the acting field. In other words, her parents always help him manage his school ans college according to the area of her interest.

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Newton completed her schooling at a Catholic school near her hometown. Later her parents shifted to other places so the actress could grab more opportunities. Thandiwe was fond of dancing; however, she continued her dancing. The crash star attended Cambridge to earn a degree in social anthropology.

Physical appearance

The Pursuit of Happiness star, Newton, likes to have a happy life with her family. However, the actress is a family person who spends more time with her family members. Furthermore, she confidently makes the presence of her family in front of the media. The actress has maternal behavior, helps others, and feels the pain of others while another person is in a hard time.

Newton has black eyes and naturally brown hair, but she tends to change the color during her free time. The actress shares her family photograph on social media accounts.

Furthermore, the British actress is 5 feet 3 inches; although she is in her early 50, the actress has well managed her weight as it is 53 kilograms. In addition, Thandiwe collected a huge fan following on her social media platform.

Is Thandiwe Newton in a relationship or married?

Mission: Impossible star Thandiwe Newton was married to her love OI Parker. The couple met each other in the industry in 1997. The couple tied the knot a year later, dating and knowing each other. However, the marriage lasted for 24 years.

Mission Impossible actress Thandiwe Newton shares the fame with her third child Nico.
Mission Impossible actress Thandiwe Newton shares the fame with her third child Nico. Source: Instagram

During her marriage, the couple welcomed three children: Ripley, who is 21 years old; Nico, who is 17 years old and the last child Booker Jombe who is eight years old. The couple has not appeared together in the media since March 2020. However, the previous appearnce of the couple was on the premiere of Thandiwe in one of her hit dram Westworld in Los Angeles. Due to some issues, the couple has divorced.

Thandiwe is now seen with a new man in public. However, the actress has not revealed her relationship with the man. But in one of the interviews, Newton mentioned that she is not ready for a new relationship yet.

About Thandiwe’s Controversies

Westworld actor Thandiwe has revealed that she faced sexual abuse during her audience in 2016. Furthermore, the actress was in her teens when the one director. The director assure6s her performance to provide her with a lead role after performing a sex act. Later the director circulated the video, and the nude actress was viral on social sites.

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Mission: Impossible star was also a victim of racism. Her friends used to shame her for her clothes and appearance during her schooling and college level. Later while the casting period had arisen, the director gave her a supporting role so that her appearance did not destroy the movie.

How much does Thandiwe Newton earn?

Mission Impossible 2 star Thandiwe Newton currently in 2022, has a Net Worth of approximately $14 Million. The actress has appeared in numerous leadership and supporting roles throughout her journey. Her fans are always eager to know about her life and coming projects. However, her fans interlink her on social media. The actress gives an update on her life through various means social accounts.

Crash Star Thandiwe Newton is posing for the poster for her role in the film.
Crash Star Thandiwe Newton is posing for the poster for her role in the film. Source: Instagram

 Newton approximately earns $250,000 per episode after appearing in the first season of Westworld. The actress has gained popularity and is easily available in the media. However, Thandiwe earned around $100,000 per episode for the first season of Westworld.

Newton is considered one of the most popular actresses in the industry, which is easily available for the director. The art of acting of the actress makes her popular in the media and industry.

Due to her popularity, she is getting new projects and contracts. The Pursuit of Happiness actress Thandiwe owns luxurious cars and properties. The actress uses social media like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to connect with her audience.

Achievement and awards

Per the IMDB Line of Duty, actress Thandiwe has won 16 awards and has been nominated 43 times. Some of her nominations are from Primetime Emmy Awards. She got a nomination as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series “Westworld.” Moreover, the actress earned nominations in 2017, 2018, and 2020 and finally, the actress got won the title in 2018.

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Thandiwe grabbed the opportunity to appear in the Crash film, which was released in 2004. The audience appreciates her presence as a supporting role. However, the actress won the award in 2005 for Best Cast and later in 2006. She got the prize as Best supporting actress on television that Circuit Community and BAFTA Awards presented.

The career of Thandiwe Newton

The actress got her first try from Flirting in 1991. The appearance of the actress was bond enough where she got the contract of Interview with the Vampire in 1994more the audience was eager to know the information about the star. A year later, the actress became the ghost in the movie in Beloved.

Thandiwe got to work with Tom Cruise again in a movie called “Mission: Impossible 2” in 2000. The director helped the actress learn the art of acting by showing the actress the role and desire for expression.

Run Fatboy Run star started her career through low-budget films like “It was an accident” and crash. Thandiwe’s luck has supported her as she achieved success in less time. However, the Westworld series in 2016 was one of the big achievements in her career.