Claire Foy Wiki: Net Worth, ‘The Crown’ & Facts To Know

Claire Foy is the actress who plays Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown. Discover her net worth, Instagram, and other interesting facts.

Claire Foy and her net worth

Claire Foy is an English actress who has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Foy was born in Stockport, Greater Machester, England, United Kingdom in 1984. She played the role of Amy Dorrit in the TV mini-series ‘Little Dorrit’ in 2008. She was also seen as Lady Persephone Towyn in the TV series ‘Upstairs Downstairs’ which aired from 2010 to 2012. In 2014, she was seen as Kate Balfour in the television series ‘Crossbones.’ She shot to fame after her portrayal as Queen Elizabeth II in the series ‘The Crown’ which started airing in 2016. She has had recurring roles in the TV series ‘The Promise,’ ‘White Heat’ and ‘Wolf Hall’. Claire Foy has also starred in ‘The Witch,’ ‘Wreckers,’ ‘Vampire Academy,’ ‘Rosewater’ and ‘The Lady in the Van.’ She was nominated for a BAFTA award in 2016 for Best Leading Actress for ‘Wolf Hall.’

Claire Foy and her personal life

Claire Foy is a famous movie actress from England. Since she was a little girl, she has always wanted to pursue a career in showbiz. She attended Aylesbury High School. She studied drama at Liverpool John Moores University and then took a one year course at the Oxford School of Drama. She graduated in the year 2007. She started her acting career by joining plays. While she was at Oxford, she starred in plays like ‘Top Girls’ and ‘Easy Virtue.’ She made her professional stage debut in ‘DNA’ and ‘The Miracle.’ She then moved on to television, playing the role of Amy Dorrit in the BBC mini-series, ‘Little Dorrit.’ This was one of her most well-known roles. Her most critically-acclaimed role was as Anne Boleyn in the mini-series ‘Wolf Hall.’ She even got nominated for Best Actress at the British Academy Television Awards, Best Supporting Actress at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards and Best Female Actor at Royal Television Society. The actress is married to Stephen Campbell Moore whom she met on the set of ‘Season of the Witch’ in 2011. They got married in 2014 and welcomed their first child in 2015.

Claire Foy and her career

Claire Foy’s show ‘The Crown,’ a ten-episode drama aired on Netflix, established her as a popular actress. ‘The Crown’ is about the early reign of Queen Elizabeth and is supposed to span for 6 seasons. It is about Queen Elizabeth’s story from 1947 until the present day. Claire Foy was considered as one of the 55 Faces of the Future by Nylon Magazine’s Young Hollywood Issue of 2010. Claire Foy was two months pregnant with her first daughter when she completed the filming of ‘Wolf Fall’ in 2015. She gave birth to her first child with husband Stephen Campbell Moore at the age of 30 in 2015. Foy took a maternity leave for only four months and returned to begin filming ‘The Crown’ in 2016. Foy is the younger sister of Gemma Foy, born in 1979, and Robert Foy, born in 1982. Foy is just thirteen years younger than Victoria Hamilton who plays the role of the Queen’s mother in ‘The Crown’. Both she and her husband have played the king and the queen of the same family. He played King Edward VIII in Wallis & Edward (2005) and Foy played Queen Elizabeth II (Edward’s niece) in The Crown. After her much acclaimed success on ‘The Crown’, Claire Foy was next seen in the 2017 drama/romance film ‘Breathe.’ ‘Breathe’ tells the story of a young man who gets paralyzed from neck down from polio at the age of 28 and how his wife and other friends help him dedicate his life to helping the other disabled people. Set for release in 2018, ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ has Claire Foy in the lead role. The fans are eagerly awaiting the release of ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ which is a sequel to ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.’ Another movie coming up in 2018 is Claire Foy’s ‘First Man.’ ‘First Man’ is the story of Neil Armstrong and Foy plays the role of Georgia, his wife, in the movie. Foy will also be seen in the movie, ‘Unsane’ set to release in March next year. ‘Unsane’ is about a young woman who is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she faces her biggest fear of not knowing whether it is real or part of a delusion. The actress won the Golden Globe award in 2017 for Best Actress in a Drama for ‘The Crown’. She got a Golden Globe nomination for the same category and same drama in the year 2018.

Claire Foy and other facts

Claire Foy, as a child, had a crush on Stephen Gately of Boyzone. She is also a lifelong avid fan of Bruce Springsteen. Foy will be replaced by an older actress to play the Queen in the next season. And recently, on the Graham Norton Show, she gave hints on who would replace her. In another episode of the Graham Norton Show, Claire Foy also discussed breastfeeding her newborn daughter. One can get a glimpse of her personal life from that episode.

Claire Foy on Instagram

The series ‘The Crown’ received a huge fan following. It’s official Instagram account has over one hundred thousand followers. It’s no surprise that Claire Foy’s pictures continue to gain a lot of likes and comments on Instagram. Although Claire Foy is not very active on social media, there are many fan-created Instagram pages that is full of the actress’ pictures from ‘The Crown’ and in real life. Claire Foy does not only have a huge net worth, but she has a great number of admirers too.