Rose Byrne is an Australian actress who earned a lot of fame accolades for her starring roles as Helen Harris III in ‘Bridesmaids’, as Renai Lambert in ‘Insidious’ film series and as Kelly Radner in ‘Neighbors’ franchise. She played Ellen Parsons on FX sitcom ‘Damages’, along with co-star Glenn Close, which earned her two Golden Globe Award and two Primetime Emmy Award nominations.
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Birthday / Date of Birth
Rose Byrne was born on 24 July 1979, in Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
She’s currently 39 years old.
She is of Irish and Scottish descent.
Rose Byrne attended Balmain Public School and Hunters Hill High School in Sydney, New South Wales before enrolling at the Bradfield College in Crows Nest.
Graduating from University of Sydney, Rosie studied acting from Atlantic Theatre Company, and Australian Theatre for Young People.
- Father – Robin Byrne (Semi-retired statistician as well as market researcher)
- Mother – Jane Byrne (Primary school administrator)
- Siblings – George Byrne (Older Brother), Alice Byrne (Older Sister), Lucy Byrne (Older Sister)
Rose Byrne is dating American actor Bobby Cannavale. She gave birth to their first child, a son Rocco Robin Cannavale on February 1, 2016. They welcomed their second son, Rafa Cannavale on November 16, 2017.
Prior to dating Bobby, she was in a relationship with Australian writer, director and actor Brendan Cowell for over six years, ending their relationship in January 2010.
- In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
- In centimeters – 168 cm
- In meters – 1.68 m
- In Kilograms – 53 kg
- In Pounds – 117 lbs
- Measurements – 32-23-33
- Bust – 32 inches
- Waist – 23 inches
- Hip – 33 inches
- Bra Size – 30B
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 0-2 (US).
Rose Byrne landed her first acting role as Rastus Sommers in the 1994 film ‘Dallas Doll’. Since then, she has starred in a number of commercial successful films like ‘Bridesmaids’, ‘Neighbors’, ‘Insidious’ films, to name a few.
In 1995, Rose earned her first acting credits as Belinda O’Connor in an Australian television soap opera ‘Echo Point’.
She had some success in her early career with the appearance in the 2000 Australian film, ‘The Goddess of 1967’.
Her portrayal of Helen Harris III in ‘Bridesmaids’ was one of her best works in her acting career. the film had a significant success at the box office, earning two Oscar nominations.
She earned critical acclaim for her role as Moira MacTaggert in in the superhero films ‘X-Men: First Class’ and ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’, alongside James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, and January Jones.
Her another significant work is the 2014 American comedu film, ‘Neighbors’. She played the lead role along with Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Dave Franco. Her acting in the film was largely appreciated and received mostly positive reviews from critics.
‘Spy’, a 2015 American action d spy film, was one of the most important works in Byrne’s career. The film was a huge commercial hit. The film won several awards including Utah Film Critics’ Society Award for Best Supporting Actress.
She appeared in a television commercial for Sony in 1999. She is a brand ambassador for NIDA’s (National Institute of Dramatic Art) Young Actors Studio.
Rose Byrne Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Jack Nicholson
- Favorite Actresses – Cate Blanchett, Glenn Close, Judy Davis, Juliette Binoche, Susan Sarandon, Toni Collette
- Favorite Singers – Bob Marley, Elvis Presley, Fleet Foxes, Fleetwood Mac, Pat Benatar, Ryan Adams
- Hobbies – Yoga, swimming, bicycle riding, crosswords, and reading.
Rose Byrne Net worth
Rose Byrne has a net worth of $16 million dollars. She lives in New York, United States.
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Rose Byrne Facts
She became fascinated with acting at a young age and joined the Australian Theatre for Young People when she was eight years old.
In 2006, she was named at #16 on FHM’s Sexiest Women in the World, Australian edition.
She was included in the Most Beautiful People of 2007 list in Who Magazine.
In 2008, she ranked #5 in Hallmark Channel’s TV’s sexiest leading woman poll.
She was considered for the role of Ruth in Jane Campion’s Holy Smoke (1999) but, it finally went to Kate Winslet.
Rose was voted #78 on Ask men’s Top 99 ‘most desirable’ woman of 2012 list.
In 2014, Byrne became the face of Oroton, the Australian producer of luxury fashion accessories.
She ranked #7 in People Magazine’s Best Dressed Celebrities of 2015.
She was 6 months pregnant with her second son Rafa when she completed the filming of the 2017 comedy film, ‘I Love You, Daddy’.