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Facts of Bill Nighy

Full Name:Bill Nighy
Birth Date:December 12, 1949
Age:74 years
Country:United Kingdom
Height: 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
Break UpBeth morris, Diana Quick
Net Worth$8 Million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorSalt pepper
Birth PlaceCaterham
GrandparentsJoshua Nighy and Mary Ellen Duff, William Whittaker and Anna Mary Storey
Ethnicitymixed ethnicity (English and Irish)
EducationJohn Fisher School, Guildford School of Acting
FatherAlfred Martin Nighy
MotherCatherine Josephine Whittaker
SiblingsMartin Nighy, and Anna Nighy
KidsMary Nighy
Twitter Bill Nighy Twitter
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Bill Nighy, a British actor got the media limelight as Davy Jones in the second and third Pirates of the Caribbean films. Also, he gained wide recognition after appearing in the role of Professor Mark Carleton in The Men’s Room.

His performance as Billy Mack in the film Love Actually made him win a BAFTA Film Award. He also played with Daniel Radcliffe in part 1 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Early Life of Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy was born on December 12, 1949, in Caterham, United Kingdom. As of 2023, he is 73 years old. His birth sign is Sagittarius and celebrates his birthday on the 12th of December every year. His real name is William Francis Nighy. Bill’s parents are Catherine Josephine Whittaker (mother) and Alfred Martin Nighy (father). His mother worked as a psychiatric nurse while his father was a car garage manager.

Caption: Bill in his teenage (Source: Wikipedia)

He spent his early life with his older brother, Martin Nighy, and a sister Anna Nighy. His paternal grandparents were Joshua Nighy and Mary Ellen Duff. His maternal grandparents were William Whittaker and Anna Mary Storey. He is a citizen of the United Kingdom and belongs to mixed ethnicity (English and Irish). He follows the Roman Catholic religion.

Academic background of Bill Nighy

He joined the John Fisher School, a Roman Catholic grammar school. He attended the Guildford School of Acting to train for stage and film.

Bill Nighy’s Rumored Relationship With Anna

Bill was rumored to be dating a British journalist, Anna Wintour. In December 2022, the rumor of their relationship surfaced when they appeared for the screening of Nighy’s film Living Together. Being an organizer of the annual fundraising event, she appeared at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with her beau, Bill on 1 May 2023.

Caption: Bill with his partner (Source: Page Six)

Anna even took a picture with Bill by wrapping her hand around Bill’s arm. Bill denied the dating rumor and revealed that they are only close friends for two decades. Bill is single at the moment.

Past Relationships of Bill Nighy

He dated a Welsh actress, Beth Morris. They dated each other for a very short period of time. From 1981 to 2008, he was in a relationship with Diana Quick. Diana is an actress by profession. They dated each other while working in the set of David Hare’s A Map of The World. Even though they weren’t married they stayed like a couple for 27 years.

Caption: Bill with his ex-partner (Source: Gh Gossip)

Bill Nighy has a daughter

Nighy welcomed a beautiful daughter with his former partner, Diana. He welcomed an actress, Mary Nighy on July 17, 1984.

Caption: Bill with his daughter (Source: The Guardian)

Bill Nighy’s Net Worth

Nighy has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2023. He is able to earn this hefty sum of money from his career as an Actor, Voice Actor, Film Score Composer, Musician, Television Director, and Television producer.

Caption: Bill with his car (Source: Pinterest)

Bill stays at his house which is located in London. He used to own a mansion in north London. Bill and his ex-partner, Diana bought it at £2 million.

The Journey of Bill Nighy’s Career

  • He is a British film actor and Filmmaker by profession.
  • Bill worked as a messenger for The Croydon Advertiser after leaving school.
  • He made his theatre debut by playing Ken Campbell and Chris Langham‘s Illuminatus! on 4 March 1977.
  • He appeared in the show, Hitler’s SS: Portrait in Evil with John Shea and Tony Randall in the early 1980s.
  • In 1991, he played in the tv drama, The Men’s Room.
Caption: Bill on the cover (Source: IMDB)
  • He played the role of Vampire Elder Viktor in the American production Underworld in 2003.
  • In 2006, he appeared in Underworld: Evolution, and Underworld: Rise of the Lycans in 2009.’
  • He also appeared in the series, Doctor Who, in the episode titled Vincent and the Doctor in 2010.

Movies & TV Shows

He played in movies like The Limehouse Golem, Sometimes Always Never, Hope Gap, and The Bookshop. Some of the tv shows he appeared in are Page Eight, State of Play, Ordeal By Innocence, and Turks & Caicos.


He narrated books like Billy Nighy – The Unauthorised Biography, Charles Paris: A Deadly Habit: A BBC Radio 4 Full-cast Dramatisation, A Deadly Habit Simon Brett, and Charles Paris: Cast in Order of Disappearance: A BBC Radio 4 Full-cast Dramatisation Simon Brett. He also wrote Cast, in Order of Disappearance, An Amateur Corpse Simon Brett, and A Series of Murders Simon Brett.

Awards & Nomination

  • He won the BAFTA Film Award in nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Billy Mack in Love Actually in 2004.
  • Bill also won the Best Actor award for State of Play by BAFTA in 2004.
  • In 2012, he won the award for  Voice Acting in a Feature Production named Arthur Christmas.

FAQs of Bill Nighy

What condition does Bill Nighy have?

He has Dupuytren’s contract on his finger. It is a condition where there is an abnormal thickening of the connective tissue in the hand at the base of the fingers. Due to this, the finger tends to bend inwards and he holds his fingers most of the time.

How tall is Bill Nighy?

Nighy stands at a height of 6 feet and weighs 75kg. He has a beautiful pair of blue eyes and his hair is also salt pepper in color.

Did Bill Nighy work in Radio?

Yes, Bill worked on the radio. He appeared in worked on BBC 6 Music as DJ for Guy Garvey’s Finest Hour in 2022.

Did Bill Nighy win an Oscar?

Yes, he won Oscar in 2023. He won Oscar in the best actor category for the 1952 Japanese film Ikiru.

Is David Tennant related to Bill Nighy?

No, David Tennant is not related to Bill. Both of them are actors by profession but Bill is a British actor while David is a Scottish actor.