Imelda Staunton facts: Age, parents, husband, children, net worth

Imelda Staunton net worth
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Imelda Staunton facts: Age, parents, husband, children, net worth—

Imelda Staunton is an English actress and singer.

Her best known role in films has been the recurring villain Dolores Umbridge in the fantasy films “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1”.

How old is Imelda Staunton and where was she born?

Imelda Staunton was born in Archway, London, England in January 1956. In 2024, she turns 68 years old.

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Imelda Staunton is an award-winning English actress Credit: PA: Press Association

Who are Imelda Staunton parents?

Staunton was the only child of Bridie (née McNicholas), a hairdresser, and Joseph Staunton, a labourer.

Staunton parents were first-generation Catholic immigrants from County Mayo, Ireland; her father from Ballyvary and her mother from Bohola.

Her mother was a musician who could not read music, but could play almost any tune by ear on the accordion or fiddle, and had played in Irish showbands.

Staunton’s parents separated when she was in her teens, and both later met new partners.

Who are Imelda Staunton’s husband and children?

Imelda Staunton is married to James Edward Carter, better known as Jim Carter. They have been married since 1983.

Jim is an English actor, known for Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), Shakespeare in Love (1998), and Downton Abbey (2019).

Imelda met husband-to-be Jim Carter when they both appeared in the revival of the Broadway musical “Guys and Dolls” at the National Theatre, London, in 1982.

Imelda Staunton and her husband, Jim Carter, have a daughter named Bessie Beatrice Carter – aka Bessie Carter.

Bessie Carter was born on 25 October 1993 in Westminster, London, England, UK.

She is an actress and producer, known for Les Misérables (2012), The Good Liar (2019) and Bridgerton (2020).

What is Imelda Staunton’s net worth?

Imelda Staunton has an estimated net worth of 10 million dollars, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Her wealth comes from her successful career in the entertainment industry, excelling in films, television, and theatre.

She studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and has acted on stage and screen. Staunton has won four Olivier Awards including three Best Actress in a Musical Awards for the Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods, Mrs.

Lovett in Sweeney Todd, and Mama Rose in Gypsy. From 1990 to 1993 she starred as Izzy on the television series Up the Garden Path. Staunton starred as Stella Phelps on the TV series Is It Legal?

from 1995 to 1998. She has also had recurring roles on the TV series Big and Small, Cranford, and Psychoville.

Imelda Staunton has starred in several films including Much Ado About Nothing, Sense and Sensibility, Shakespeare in Love, Vera Drake, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Pride, and more.

She has won several awards and was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Vera Drake in 2005.