Who Is Jane Kirby? Mother Of Vanessa Kirby

by Manisha Tue Mar 22 2022 Updated On Sat Sep 10 2022
Who Is Jane Kirby? Mother Of Vanessa Kirby

Jane Kirby is the mother of famous British actress Vanessa Kirby. She used to be an editor of a Country Magazine

Her husband is Roger Kirby, is a surgeon and urologist by profession. 

She has three children with her husband. The names of her children are Joe, Juliet and Vanessa.

Jane Kirby with her husband Roger Kirby and children
Jane Kirby with her husband Roger Kirby and children Source: Instagram

Daughter Vanessa's Past Relationship

Vanessa was linked with many celebrities in the past. 

She dated actor Christian Cooke in 2009 but their relationship did not work out and they got separated in 2011

After a year, in 2012, she started seeing English actor Douglas Booth

This relationship also lasted for a year and both of them parted ways in 2013

There were also rumors of her dating her Mission Impossible co-star Tom cruise but it did not turn out to be true. 

She fell in love with British actor and model Callum Turner in 2015

The couple had a great romantic bond and they dated for 5 years but there was not a single rumor about their wedding or engagement. 

They started to date each other back in 2015 but things did not go as planned. 

They had their own differences and the relationship started to fall apart and they parted their ways in 2020.

Who Is Vanessa Currently Dating?

After she ended her five years-long relationships with Callum Turner, she did not see anyone. 

Jane Kirby's daughter Vanessa Kirby
Jane Kirby's daughter Vanessa Kirby Source: Instagram


Vanessa is 34 years old.

Net worth

Vanessa’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million.

Vanessa Almost Lost Her Role On The Series The Crown

Vanessa had to give a screen test right after her birthday for the role of Princess Margaret

Her ankle was very pale and so she put a fake tan on her ankle which she borrowed from her sister's drawer. 

For her screen test, she wore an ill-fitting skirt and pearls which she got from her mother. 

When she appeared for her screen test she forgot to take out her fake tan and all the four directors including the creator of the show Peter Morgan just looked at her leg for straight 10 minutes.

Peter asked her what happened to her leg. Peter looked more at her ankle tan than her face for an hour because of the fake luminous tan she had put on her ankle. 

She revealed that it almost cost her a job in the show named Late Night. Fortunately, she got a role.

Vanessa First Talk Show With Jimmy Kimmel Live

The show was hosted by Neil Patrick and she was excited and nervous about her interview. 

She made fun of herself for not being able to play tennis while she was young. 

Her dad tried to teach her but she never learned to play. She also mentioned that her dad is an embarrassing dad. 

On that show, she confirmed that she was not engaged to Tom Cruise and it was just a rumor. 

She talked about her role as Margaret in the show ‘The Crown' and how much she loved to play that character.

People used to ask her about Harry and she used to reply to them and have fun.

Least Known Facts About Vanessa

In 2012 a magazine named Nylon put her on their Young Hollywood list. 

She also got fame from her performances in The Acid Test, A Streetcar Named Desire and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 

She played as the lead in many movies too. She has volunteered for an AIDS hospice in South Africa.

She took a gap for a year and traveled to Africa and Asia after she got rejected for a role. She was inspired by Vanessa Redgrave to become an actress at the age of 12.

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