Thandiwe Newton

Thandiwe Newton is a British actress who is mostly known for her role in the second part of the Mission Impossible movie series. She received several awards, including Primetime Emmy Award and British Academy Film Award, for her roles in movies such as Mission Impossible and Norbit.

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Biography and Early Life

Newton was born on 6th November 1972 in Westminster, London, United Kingdom. She belongs to her father, Nick Newton and her mother, Nyasha Newton. Her father is an artist and white English laboratory technician. On the other side, her mother is a black Zimbabwean member of shone chiefly family. Before moving to Penzance, Cornwall Newton spent her three years in Zambia. She also moved with her family so that her father could run a business.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Thandiwe Newton in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Thandiwe Newton’s age is 48 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 6 November 1972. Though, she is 5′ 2″ in feet and inches and 160cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 112 lbs in Pound and 51kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Light Brown and hair color is Dark Brown.


Newton’s education started at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic School. Soon after few years, when Newton was brought to London, she studied dance at the Tring Park School for performing the Arts. She attended Downing college and achieved a degree in social anthropology.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

In 1998, Newton married Ol Parker, who is an English writer, director and also producer. Together they have three children named Ripley (daughter), Nico (daughter) and Booker Jobe (son). Newton was named by Peta’s “Sexiest Vegan of 2014”: in the UK. Newton contributed a foreword in 2006 to We Wish: Hopes and Dreams of Cornwall’s Children, a book of children published in NSPCC.

In the book itself, she wrote about her childhood memories and her country’s cultural heritage, making it easy to enrich every situation with profound meaning and magic. It is known that Newton sold her BMW X5 and replaced it with Toyota Plus in 2007. Newton visited poverty-stricken Mali in 2008, where she described her humbling experience.

Newton also led One Billion to Rising in 2013 for flash mobs in London to end the violence and provide justice and gender equality. In 2016, Newton made a statement about a director who shows his friends sexual graphic audition videos taken by her when she was a teenager.

She cited the new experience of the movie involved nudity and sexual abuse. In 2018, Newton was not invited to participate in Times Up, a movement against sexual harassment that considered she had been experienced the same for being sexual abuse by her director. In 2018, she was ranked as the best woman in fashion.

Is Thandiwe Newton Lesbian?

Newton is neither lesbian nor bisexual. She is a married woman with three children, and she is a talented actress and winner of several awards. Therefore, her sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Newton’s first acting credit excluded the letter w in her name, and she was pronounced as Thandie. In 1991 Newton appeared in a film named “Flirting”, and in 1998, she played the character of a ghost in Mission Impossible 2. She attended an interview with the vampire in which she performed her role of Brad Pitt’s maid Yvette. Her next role was the low budget film that her husband wrote named It Was An Accident.”

From 2003 to 2005, she continued playing several characters in several different movies. In 2007, Newton was starred with Eddie Murphy, which was a comedy Norbit as his love interest. In July 2007, she was a performer at Wembley Stadium for the UK leg of Live Earth. From 2011 to 2018, she attended various interviews and played excellent roles in multiple films; she also appeared as Val in the star wars film, released in 2018.


In 2006 she won 3 awards: first, an award for Best Actress In Supporting Role, second, an award for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance, and third was an award for Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble. In 2016 she was awarded a Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Role, and in 2018, she was awarded for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Role.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Thandiwe Newton in 2021

As of 2021, The net worth of Thandiwe is estimated to be $15 million. She has earned all her wealth by working in movies, most of which were global hits. She has worked with some profound actors over the years, such as Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise and many more.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Newton studied dancing at Tring Park school when she moved to London For Performing Arts.
  • Newton became one of the best actresses for afashion website in 2014.

Newton is a very talented actress who has worked in a number of films. She has succeeded in her life by gaining so much success and inspiring today’s generation about sexual harassment and sexual abuse that how to be confident and stable in their lives. Some of Thandiwe’s well-known works are Mission Impossible 2, Westworld, and Norbit.


Facts of Melanie Thandiwe Newton Newton

  • Gender Female
  • full nameMelanie Thandiwe Newton Newton
  • birthplaceWestminster, London, United Kingdom
  • Date of Birth November 06, 1972
  • Age 51 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Garnet
  • Lucky Color Purple
  • Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
  • nationalityBritish
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$15 million
  • professionActress
  • weightIn Kilograms – 51 Kg, In Pounds – 112 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 160 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 2″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorLight Brown
  • high schoolCatholic School, Tring Park School

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