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Who Is British Actress, Simone Ashley? Ethnicity, Parents, Dating, & Net Worth

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Simon Ashley is a British actress best known for her films Broadchurch(2013), Sex Education(2019), and Pokemon Detective Pikachu(2019). Simone considers herself a proud Asian. She has shared her struggles with colorism and racism in the industry and in general. Her character in Bridgerton Kate Sheffield changed to Kate Sharma to pay homage to her Indian heritage. This action led to a new era in the film industry, and many South Asian fellow actresses and all-around hilarious person Mindy Kaling showed their support and approval.

Simone is active on a social media platform. She is on Instagram and has 518k followers with 242 following.

Who Is Simone Ashley? Where Is She From?

Simone Ashley is a British actress who was born on 30 March 1995, and her birthplace is in Surrey, England. She is currently 26 years old, of Indian origin, and has a dark skin tone. She stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches or (1.78m) tall and weighs around 116 lbs or 53kg.

Twenty-six years old, Simone attended the ArtsEd school in Chiswick, one of London’s fancy drama schools. 

What Is Simone Ashley’s Ethnicity? Parents Details

Simone Ashley was born to Tamil Indian parents Latha and Gunasekharan and is a British native of Indian origin. Guasekharan Pillai is her father, and he has a small business in London. Her Latha Pillai is a housewife. She also has an older brother Sean Pillai.

Her family comes from an academic background, so her choosing a line of career where there is no certainty definitely gave them some hard decisions. However, Simone has shared that her parents are very supportive of her career choice.

She talked about how her father listened to rock and roll music, named Bob Marley his favorite, and shared that her mother also listened to Phil Collins.

Is Simone Ashley Dating Anyone?

Simone Ashley has never talked about her personal life in public and has kept lowkey about it on her social media and in public. So, her relationship status is currently unknown. She seems to be dating no one.

What Does Simone Ashley Do?

Simone Ashley is an actress from British and has worked in many popular films and movies, including, WolfbloodGuiltBroadchurchStrike, Inspector Coliandro, Casualty, Lie of You, Sex Education, Bridgerton, and more. She made her debut in her acting career in 2016 at the age of 21.

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Simone gained more recognition from her role in Bridgerton season 2, where she played Anthony Bridgerton’s love interest. She would become friends with Anthony when she tried to avoid her sister getting persuaded by Anthony as she hated rakes. However, they eventually become more than friends.

What Is Simone Ashley’s Net Worth?

As an Actress, Simone Ashley has approximately an estimated net worth of $200,000 (£146,000) according to As an actress by profession, the average salary of a British actress is supposed to have £22,928 per annual according to