Gemma Arterton Bio, Height & Weight

Last updated: January 20, 2023
  • Gemma Arterton
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 13,000,000
  • Birthday: 2 Feb 1986
  • Age: 36
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 5.7 ft
  • Weight: 150 lb
  • Measurements: 34-28-37 in
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Gemma Christina Arterton
  • Nationality: British
  • Nickname: Gem
  • Religion: Anglican / Episcopalian
  • Ethnicity: She has German Jewish ancestry
  • Family Details
  • Father: Barry Arterton (Welder)
  • Mother: Sally-Anne Heap (Cleaner)
  • Siblings: Hannah Jane Arterton (Younger Sister) (Actress)
  • Distinctive Features
    • Unique voice
    • Full lips

Who is Gemma Arterton?

Gemma Christina Arterton, who is better known by her professional name Gemma Arterton, was born on 2 February 1986 in Gravesend, Gravesham, Kent, England. She was brought up by a single mother. Her childhood was relatively poor, but the girl found consolation in acting.

Gem took part in numerous school performances, and gradually she understood, that acting was the main dream of her life.

Career, Education

Her breakthrough role was in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace (2008), playing Bond Girl Strawberry Fields, which won her an Empire Award for Best Newcomer. Gem gain fame from several movies such as Clash of the Titans, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Runner, The Voices, and many more.

She attended Gravesend Grammar School for Girls in Kent before attending Miskin Theatre School in Dartford. Gem later participated at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Movies and TV Shows

    Summerland 2020
    Summerland (2020) Alice
    Murder Mystery 2019
    Murder Mystery (2019) Grace Ballard
    Vita & Virginia 2018
    Vita & Virginia (2018) Vita Sackville-West
    Their Finest 2016
    Their Finest (2016) Catrin Cole
    The Girl with All the Gifts 2016
    The Girl with All the Gifts (2016) Helen Justineau
    The Voices 2014
    The Voices (2014) Fiona
    Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters 2013
    Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) Gretel
    Runner Runner 2013
    Runner Runner (2013) Rebecca Shafran
    Byzantium 2012
    Byzantium (2012) Clara
    Unfinished Song 2012
    Unfinished Song (2012) Elizabeth
    Clash of the Titans 2010
    Clash of the Titans (2010) Io

Personal life

Marital Status: Divorced.
Children: She has no children (Stated that she won’t have kids before she wins an Oscar.).

  • Rory Keenan Rory Keenan (2017-Present) Irish actor, Rory Keenan and Gemma dating since 2017.
  • Franklin Ohanessian Franklin Ohanessian (2014-2016) French director, Franklin Ohanessian and Gemma dated for couple of years.
  • Stefano Catelli Stefano Catelli (Ex-husband) (2009-2013) After a 11 months engagement they married on 6th Jun 2010. Separated in February 2013.
  • Eduardo Munoz 2008 Eduardo Munoz (2008) Eduardo Munoz and Gemma Arterton dated for half year.


  • She has a dog named, Perla.

    She has a dog named, Perla.


  • "I think when you write an enigmatic character into a film, you have to have real confidence that the audience are going to go with it." - Gemma Arterton
  • "Sometimes, I feel that if you’re a strong, independent woman it scares people away, but actually it does the opposite." - Gemma Arterton
  • "I’ve never understood people that sleep around. I think there’s something very lacking in your life when you do, not to be judgmental." - Gemma Arterton
  • "Especially with girls, people always want to put them in little brackets." - Gemma Arterton
  • "I’m always listening to music; I can’t live without it." - Gemma Arterton
  • "I was born with six fingers on each hand." - Gemma Arterton


Where does Gemma Arterton live?

Currently, she resides in United Kingdom. According to some reports, Gem has a house in Gravesend, Kent, in England.

Car Collection

  • Mercedes-Benz E Class Mercedes-Benz E-Class
  • Audi A8 Audi A8

Plastic Surgeries

  • Breast augmentation (Rumor)
  • Rhinoplasty (Rumor)
  • Lip augmentation (Rumor)

Hobbies and Interests

  • Running
  • Cycling
  • Travelling
  • Acting


  • Gemma Arterton tattoos

    She has angel wing tattoo behind her left ear.

  • Gemma Arterton ear tattoo

Fears and Phobias

  • fear
    She has an unusual phobia of living on the ground floor
  • fear
    She has a phobia of false eyelashes

Facts & Trivia

  • She was born with six fingers on each hand.

  • Beat out 1500 other actresses for her role in Quantum of Solace (2008).

  • Lost to Hayley Atwell for the role of Peggy Carter in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).

  • Her height is 5 Feet 7 Inches (170 centimeters tall).

  • She explains herself in three words as “Vivacious, uncertain and soulful”.

  • She used to work as a makeup sales girl.

  • She was considered for the female lead role of Selina Kyle in the 2012 film The Dark Knight Rises which ultimately went to actress Anne Hathaway.

Major Awards

BAFTA Awards (Nominee) - 2011
Rising Star Award
British Independent Film Awards (Nominee) - 2018
Best Actress in The Escape (2017)
British Independent Film Awards (Nominee) - 2016
Best Supporting Actress in The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Empire Awards (Won) - 2009
Best Newcomer
Empire Awards (Nominee) - 2008
Best Newcomer in St. Trinian's (2007)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 13,000,000