Roma Downey

Roma Downey by profession is an actress, producer, and also author. She also produced The Bible, which was a miniseries for the History Channel. She also starred in that miniseries in the role of Mary, the character who was the mother of Jesus.

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Biography and Early Life:

Roma got birth at Derry in Northern Ireland along the Bogside district on the 6th of May in 1960. She got her name from her two grandmothers Rose and Mary. Ro from Roma and Ma from Mary then joining up these two she got her name, Roma. She was born into the family of Maureen O’Reilly and Patrick Downey.

Her mother was a homemaker, and her father by profession was a school teacher and worked as a mortgage broker. When Roma was 20 years old, he lost his father. She has four siblings named; John Downey, Jacinta McLaughlin, Ann Flood, and Lawrence Downey.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Roma Downey in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Roma Downey’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 6 May 1960. Though, she is 5’ 3” in feet and inches and 162 cm in Centimetres tall, her weighs about 145 lbs in Pound and 66kg in Kilograms.


Roma completed her high schooling at Thornhill College, which was a catholic girl’s school. She had aimed to become a painter. Then she went to Brighton College of Art and completed the degree with a Bachelor in Art. She also studied BA (Hons) in expressive arts at Brighton Polytechnic. She then combined her art and drama at Falmer Campus for her degree. She had a bright educational qualification with interesting subjects as honors. She did well in her schooling days as well as her degree.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Roma got married to Mark Burnett, who was by profession a television producer. She has a daughter named Reilly Marie Downey Anspaugh and two stepsons named James Burnett and Cameron Burnett. She gave birth to her daughter on the 3rd of June in the year 1996. She had her daughter from her previous marriage with David Anspaugh, who was a director by profession.

She has also married an actor Leland Orser before David. Burnett proposed Roma on Thanksgiving Day in the year 2006 at a family vacation. They both married on the 28th of April in the year 2007.

Is Roma Downey Lesbian?

Roma has a beautiful married life now, and she had even dated previously to many famous faces that were male and straight by sexual origin. Roma had never been into any controversies over her sexual orientation part. Thus, we can say that she is not a lesbian and her sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career:

She started her acting career as a newcomer in the television series named Touched by An Angel, which was on CBS television. For this role, she was bestowed with multiple Emmy and Golden Globe best actress nominations. She has starred as well as was an executive producer for the CBS Network. She had a great career.


  • She has an honorary degree from the University of Ulster and was bestowed with the title of Doctor of Fine Art for her outstanding contribution in acting and philanthropy.
  • She also received an honorary doctor of letters degree in the year 2014 from Nyack College.
  • She also got an honorary degree as a doctorate from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and management.
  • She received Sally Award from Salvation Army in October 2015.
  • In the year 1999, she got the award of TV Guide Awards in the category of Favourite Actress in a Drama.
  • She also won the IFTA in the year 2016 in the category of Irish Diaspora Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Roma Downey in 2021

Roma Downey has a very bright and shining career as a celebrity. She is expected to earn a net worth of $120 million approximately as of 2021. She maintains a healthy as well as a wealthy lifestyle. She is an actress who earns well and does write books for which she also gets a good penny.

She adds on a good income at each and good step of her life. She is a well ambitious and independent woman who finds out better to live on her expectancies and out of her income.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know:

  • Roma also has a master’s degree in spiritual psychology and graduated from the University of Santa Monica in the year 2010.
  • She is a Smile Ambassador in an organization named Operation Smile. This organization is non-profitable and helps worldwide to help children who were born with severe health diseases.
  • She has around 150,000 followers on her official Instagram handle, and according to her bio, she’s a lover of dogs and sunrise and sunset.

61-year-old British actress cum producer, Roma Downey, chooses to be a strong and independent woman despite all the hardships she has been through as a child. She worked hard, putting all her efforts in outshining in her career, and did all things possible to get a good and successful career.


Facts of Roma Downey

  • Gender  Female
  • full nameRoma Downey
  • birthplaceLondonderry, United Kingdom
  • Date of Birth May 06, 1960
  • Age 64 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityBritish
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth $120 million
  • professionActress, producer and an author
  • weightIn kilograms: 66 kg, In pounds: 145 lbs
  • heightIn centimeters: 162 cm, In feet and inches: 5’ 3”
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolThornhill College

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