Ninette Thomson

by anupama Sat Jul 31 2021 Updated On Fri Jun 24 2022

Ninette Thomson is the mother of English actress and model Lily James. She belongs of French descent. Her birth name is Nee Mantle.

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Ninette was born and brought up in Esher, Surrey, England. Her mother was originally from France

She used to live in one of the villages of France and later migrated to Paris because of the Nazis. Her mother married and moved to England

Ninette’s Marriage

Ninette was married to a man named Jamie Thomson. He was a musician. His stage name was Jamie. The relationship background of the couple is kept private. 

The couple has three children. They have two sons and one daughter. 

Their eldest son’s name is Charlie James Thomson. Their second son’s name is Sam James Thomson

On April 5, 1989, Ninette gave birth to a daughter and named her Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson. She is the youngest daughter of the pair. She is thirty-two years old. 

Ninette Thomson's three kids Charlie James Thomson, Sam James Thomson and Lily James
Ninette Thomson's three kids Charlie James Thomson, Sam James Thomson and Lily James. Source: Pinterest

Husband’s death

Ninette’s husband tragically passed away in the year 2008. The reason for his demise was cancer. 

He battled cancer for a long time, could not beat the chronic disease, and died a tragic death. 

After his death, her youngest daughter changed her name to Lily James as a stage name as a tribute to her father. 

Daughter’s education

Lily graduated high school from Tring Park High school, which is located in Esher, Surrey, England

After graduating high school, she went on to study at Guildhall School, where she studied Music and Drama, which is situated in London.  

Daughter’s fame

Ninette’s daughter started gaining fame after she appeared in the 2015 American romantic fantasy film Cinderella

This movie was a huge hit and commercially very successful and was also nominated for several awards. 

This movie was also nominated for the academy award for best costume design. She was also cast in the main role for the war drama film Darkest Hour

This movie also received critical and commercial success. She has appeared in other movies like Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Sorry to Bother You, One Red Nose Day and A Wedding, What’s Love Got To Do With It?, The Exception, Rare Beasts, Yesterday, Mamma Mia, Here We Go Again, Wrath Of The Titans, The Dig, and many more. 

She won Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards twice for the movie Cinderella on Brea through award category and Choice movie actress: Sci-Fi Fantasy. 

She also won Grand Jury Best Performance for the movie Little Woods at Gasparilla International Film Festival

She won Screen Actors Guild Award twice for the movie Downton Abbey in the category of Outstanding Ensemble in a drama series.

Besides acting in movies and television shows, she has also gained popularity through a few theatre plays such as Romeo and Juliet, Vernon God Little, Othello, The Seagull, and All About Eve

Lilly’s Boyfriend came to her House 

Lilly James gave an interview in the Harper's Bazaar UK where she talked about romantic moments of her life. 

She was asked some questions, and she had to answer those questions. The very first question that was asked her was if someone had ever done something special for her. 

She answered, recalling her old memory with her ex-boyfriend. Her boyfriend showed up at her house on Valentine's Day

At that time, she was living with her mom, and he just came and knocked on the door. 

She was 16 years old, and when she opened the door, her boyfriend told her to keep quiet, and he simply did a love card thing with her. 

She was then asked about the romantic thing she had done for anyone. She said that she hadn't done anything like that to date. 

She opened up that her favorite rom-com is Pretty Women. Her mom made her look at that movie, and they had watched it so many times together, and they loved it. 

The actress of Pretty Women, Julia Roberts, is amazing, and Lilly likes her a lot. Lilly was asked how she would know if she had met the right person or not. 

Lilly said that if she was comfortable with the person and could laugh a lot with him, she would know that he was the right person. 

She also talked about her boyfriend, who came to surprise her. She was in New York working at the press, and her boyfriend flew to New York just to surprise her. 

He came to the hotel where she was living, but the receptionist didn't allow him to go to her room, so instead of knocking at her door, he simply stayed down and called her.

Lilly opened up about the sweetest thing she ever did for anyone. She said that she had arranged a pre-wedding in her house. 

Her friend Craig was getting married, so she set up a pre-wedding in her house. 

She made everyone wear a white dress, and they enjoyed it. She also helped him decorate for his marriage.

Net Worth

The educational qualification, career, professional life, and personal life of Ninette have not been revealed to the public. 

The net worth of her daughter is:

Net WorthSources
$ 4 millionActress

Age, height, and weight

  • The age, height, and weight of Ninette Thomson are under review.
  • She does not enjoy being in the limelight.
  • She is a secretive person and does not reveal much to the public.

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