Ella Purnell is an English actress best known for her performance as MacKenzie in the independent film ‘WildLike,’ for which she garnered multiple ‘Best Actress’ awards at numerous film festivals. She is also recognized for her roles in the films “Never Let Me Go,” “Home for Peculiar Children,” “Maleficent,” and “Churchill.” She is currently playing the main role in the television series Sweetbitter. Purnell, who was born and reared in London with her three half-brothers, has always had a passion for acting. While attending the Sylvia Young Theatre School, she was featured in the West End production of the musical “Oliver!” at the age of 12. Since then, the actress has continued to appear in a variety of small- and large-screen productions. Purnell, a graduate of Forest School, is a very charming and lovely young lady. She possesses a remarkable personality and striking features. She is particularly well-known for her large brown irises. Regarding her social media status, she has millions of followers.
Ella Purnell’s Career
Ella Purnell landed her first significant acting role in 2008 when she beat out several other girls for a part in the London premiere of the musical “Oliver!” She subsequently appeared as Young Ruth in the 2010 film Never Let Me Go. She portrayed Kayleigh in the drama film “Ways to Live Forever” the following year. Purnell portrayed Mia in the horror film “Intruders” that same year.
Next, she appeared in the feature film “Kick-Ass 2.” She had a leading role in the 2014 independent film WildLike. This film earned Ella Purnell multiple Best Actress awards for her performance. These honors were bestowed upon her at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, the Myrtle Beach International Film Festival, the Twister Alley International Film Festival, and the Richmond International Film Festival.
In 2014, the English actress depicted a teenage Maleficent in the Disney film ‘Maleficent’ Soon after, she appeared in the television film Cyberbully. Purnell acted as the body double for Young Jane Porter in the 2016 film “The Legend of Tarzan.” The following year, she portrayed Helen Garrett in the war film Churchill. She then appeared in the television series “Ordeal by Innocence.” The English stunner is currently playing Tess in the American drama “Sweetbitter.”
Ella’s Personal Life
Ella Purnell was born in London, England, United Kingdom on September 17, 1996. Three half-brothers are a result of her father’s other relationships. She attended the City of London School for Girls and Forest School afterward. At Sylvia Young Theatre School, she also studied singing, dance, and acting.
Additionally, she was a pupil at the Young Actors’ Theatre Islington. Her parents have always encouraged her to pursue her aspirations and have always been very supportive of her acting ambitions. She resides with her mother at present. There is no information available regarding Purnell’s romantic relationships.
Estimated Net Worth
The English actress Ella Purnell has a net worth of $3 million. Ella Purnell is well-known for her roles in “Yellowjackets,” “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” and “Army of the Dead,” among others. Additionally, she has provided the voices for characters in “Arcane” and “Star Trek: Prodigy.”