Thanks to her huge drive for success, Millie Bobby Brown gained global recognition even before she was a teen. Minor acting roles were the platform she used in garnering fame. She first made an appearance as Young Alice in the fantasy drama series, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, before making a name for herself through her remarkable role in the horror series, Stranger Things.
Millie subsequently became a Netflix star and by the age of thirteen, she became the youngest actress to hold a spot on the Primetime Emmy Award nomination list. She further became one of the youngest people to be featured on the list of the top 100 most influential people in the world and is the youngest person to be appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
Millie Bobby Brown Spent Her Formative Years in Different Countries
The young star was born on the 19th of February 2004 to British parents at HC Marbella International Hospital in Marbella, a city in the province of Malaga and the autonomous community of Andalucia in southern Spain.
Millie was at birth diagnosed with a partial hearing defect and through the years, the condition worsened leading to total deafness in that particular ear. By the time she turned four, she and her family moved to Bournemouth, England. They spent another four years there before relocating to Orlando, Florida where she attended school and launched her acting carer.
She Landed Her First Role When She Was Just Nine Years Old
In 2013, Millie Bobby Brown made her first appearance on screen as a nine-year-old. This was in the fantasy drama series, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, a spin-off to Once Upon a Time. In the following year, she starred as Madison O’Donnell in the BBC drama thriller Intruders before having a guest role on an episode of NCIS.
Millie didn’t land any major roles in 2015. She only managed guest roles in one episode of both Modern Family and Grey’s Anatomy. Things, however, changed for the good in 2016 as she landed the role of Eleven in the horror fiction series, Stranger Things. The series gave her critical acclaim and earned her a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance in Drama series. That same period, she also emerged as the winner of the 43rd Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series.
In addition to several other nominations she bagged with her co-stars for the first installment of the show, Brown clinched her second Emmy nomination in 2018 for reprising her role as Eleven in the second season.
In 2019, the young actress appeared in her first full-length movie titled Godzilla: King of the Monsters. She is set to reprise her role as Madison Russell in Godzilla vs. Kong in 2021 after starring as the titular character in the 2020 British mystery film, Enola Holmes.
Modeling and Other Career Exploits
The year 2016 saw Millie Bobby Brown land several roles in commercials. She also appeared in the music video of Sigma and Birdy’s song titled “Find Me”. By the following year, she was the face of a lot of brands as she made her first modeling appearance in Calvin Klein’s By Appointment campaign. She was almost immediately after that signed to the famous IMG Models modeling agency.
In both 2017 and 2018, Millie’s exploits both as an actress and model earned her a place among Time magazine’s most influential teens. In 2018, she was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine, making her the youngest person ever to be featured on the list. That same year, she also became the youngest person ever to be appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. The Hollywood Reporter further recognized her as one of Hollywood’s top thirty stars under age eighteen.
Millie Bobby Brown’s Role on Stranger Things Significantly Contributed to Her Wealth
Millie, though still very young, has put in her very best to the growth of her career. Since she began working in the entertainment world, she has climbed the success ladder with ease. Apart from her acting gigs, other avenues like endorsement deals and modeling contracts are one of the ways she uses in building her income.
Her net worth is estimated to be in the tune of $10 million, a figure that would most likely grow if she keeps at her current pace. A little insight into her career earnings reveals that the big bucks didn’t come in until she got her role in Stranger Things. Even then, her appearances in the first two seasons only brought in $30,000 per episode. However, reports have it that she bagged as much as $350,000 per episode for the third season, summing up to $2.8 million.
What We Know About Her Family
Milley Bobby Brown’s parents; Kelly and Robert Brown, are English. The two have been the actress’s support system right from when she was a kid. They helped her align her dreams, and today, they are reaping the fruits of their labor.
Millie is, however, not the only child of her parents. She is the third child of a total of four children. She has one brother named Charlie and two sisters; Ava and Paige. The actress shares an amazing bond with her siblings as her two older ones both help in managing her social media accounts.
Millie Has Been Linked To A Few Boys
Millie Bobby Brown is growing into a beautiful woman right in front of millions of fans. Considering they have watched her grow up, a lot of her fans have drawn conclusions that she is quite young to date, however, it is no one’s fault that love caught up with her at a very tender age.
The actress was in a heavily publicized relationship with American singer Jacob Sartorius. While their relationship lasted, the two couldn’t take their hands off themselves as they were quite adventurous with their love life. Sadly, their relationship came crashing in 2018. There were subsequent rumors that the two had made up but these claims were later revealed to be baseless.
While it was expected that her onscreen chemistry with Stranger Things costar Finn Wolfhard would translate into something in real life, they seem to be just good friends.
Millie was then linked to Romeo Beckham, David and Victoria Beckham’s son. She is said to have even met his family in December 2016 when she handed out an award with him at UNICEF’s 70th-anniversary gala. Their relationship was the first publicized one for Romeo and had his mother’s approval as she adored the movie star. Sadly, things didn’t work out for the youngsters and they have gone on to date other people.
Who is Millie Bobby Brown Dating Currently?
Millie Bobby Brown is now rumored to be dating Joseph Robinson. The actress and her boyfriend, who is the son of rugby star Jason Robinson, took to Snapchat to confirm their relationship but quickly deleted the revealing post. The Snapchat post captioned “Ly x” depicts the couple in a cozy position. Online detectives have since presumed that they probably met in November 2019 in the Maldives where they were spotted on a dinner date with friends.