• Aisling Loftus is an English actress, best known for her work in UK television projects such as “Mr. Selfridge” and “War & Peace”.
• She has a net worth estimated to be over $1.5 million.
• She has Irish descent, and started her acting career at a young age.
• She married actor Jacob Anderson, who played Grey Worm in “Game of Thrones”.
• She is a big fan of actress Lily James and is interested in writing and production.

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Short Info

Date Of BirthSeptember 1, 1990

Who is Aisling Loftus?

Ailing Loftus was born on 1 September 1990, in Nottingham, England, and is an actress, best known for her work in UK television projects such as “Mr. Selfridge” and “War & Peace”, in which she played the character Sonya Rostova. She is also the wife of actor Jacob Anderson, who played Grey Worm in the HBO show “Game of Thrones”.

The Riches of Aisling Loftus

Aisling Loftus has a net worth estimated to be over $1.5 million, earned thanks to her success in the entertainment industry.

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She also probably benefits from the success of her husband, as Anderson has a net worth estimated to be over $3 million.

Early Life and Career Beginnings

Aisling is of Irish descent, and grew up alongside an older sister. At a young age she became interested in acting, and participated in the Carlton Workshops at nine years old. The workshop is known for providing its services to youth and children who are interested in developing their skills in the performing arts. She attended The Becket School located in Nottingham, which  serves areas around the city.

While she was completing her education, she started to gain roles in films and television, mainly minor characters. One of her biggest projects during this period was in “This Is England”, which tells the story of 1983 England and the subculture of skinheads, their origins, up to the division of groups due to ideals of white supremacy. In 2000, she made her mainstream breakthrough in an episode of “Peak Practice”, which led to more projects such as “The Bill”, “The Fattest Man in Britain”, and “Casualty’.

Aisling Loftus

She was becoming recognized, and publications named her as one of the future stars of the country.

Recent Projects

In 2010, Loftus was cast in the lead role in the BBC show “Dive”, joining actors such as Joseph Mawle, Jack O’Connell, and Eddie Marsan. The film tells the story of a young diver competing in the Olympics, dealing with relationship problems and teenage pregnancy. The film received favorable reviews from multiple publications, including “The Independent”, “The Observer”, and “The Daily Telegraph”.

Aisling then returned to the stage, to work on the production “Spur of the Moment”, which earned her more rave reviews. The play was written by Anya Reiss and is her debut at 19 in 2010, having only begun in the craft professionally at 17 years of age. In 2011, Aisling then starred in the television film entitled “The Borrowers”, which would lead to a string of other television projects, continuing to work with BBC in “Public Enemies” and “Good Cop”.

In 2013, she worked on “Mr. Selfridge”, playing the character Agnes Towler in the period drama, telling the story of the titular character and his department store during the 1900s up to the 1920s.

One of her latest projects is the BBC drama “War & Peace”, based on the novel of the same name written by Leo Tolstoy.

Husband – Jacob Anderson

Jacob Anderson was born in 1990, of Afro-Caribbean descent, and he grew up in Bristol, England. At a young age, he desired to find success in the music industry, and moved to London at the age of 17 to hopefully find his breakthrough. In 2006, he started to gain features in songs by Typesun and Plan B.

He found other opportunities while in London, being cast in film and television projects. One of his first was entitled “”, and he also worked on “Injustice”, “Outnumbered” and “Skins”. One of his biggest television projects was the HBO series “Game of Thrones”, which elevated his fame to international status. The show is based on the “Song of Fire & Ice” novels written by George R.R. Martin. In the show, he portrayed Grey Worm, the leader of the group of soldiers called the Unsullied.

The show effectively helped him launch his music career, as he signed with Columbia Records in 2013, releasing two Extended Plays (EPs) in succession. In 2016, he released his debut album called “You’re a Man now Boy”, which reached the Official Albums Chart during its debut but dropped off due to poor sales.

Personal Life

Aisling married Jacob in 2018 after a few years into their relationship.

They have not yet given any intention to have children though Aisling is not concerned about their future as she is confident in her partner’s ability to bring bread to the table.

She is a big fan of actress Lily James after the pair worked together in “War & Peace”. She admires her work and has even said that she’s in love with the actress. She is also interested in writing and production, looking to possibly learn more about these aspects of the entertainment industry in the future.

General Info

Full NameAisling Loftus
Date Of BirthSeptember 1, 1990
EducationThe Becket School


ParentsPaddy Loftus, Eileen Loftus
SiblingsAoife Loftus


MoviesPride and Prejudice and Zombies, The Borrowers, Death of a Superhero, Page Eight, Oranges and Sunshine, The Fattest Man in Britain, Property of the State, Jade
TV ShowsMr Selfridge

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Midsomer Murders2017TV SeriesTegan Langton
Broken2017TV Series
Property of the State2016Ann Marie
War & Peace2016TV Mini-SeriesSonya Rostova
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies2016Charlotte
Auld Lang Syne2015/IVShortLaura Hammond
Mr Selfridge2013-2015TV SeriesAgnes Towler Agnes Leclair
Little Crackers2012TV SeriesMaria
Good Cop2012TV SeriesCassandra
Public Enemies2012TV Mini-SeriesJade
The Borrowers2011TV MovieArrietty Clock
Death of a Superhero2011Shelly
Page Eight2011TV MovieMelissa Legge
Case Histories2011TV SeriesLily Rose
Thorne: Sleepyhead2010Rachel
Oranges and Sunshine2010Susie
Dive2010TV MovieLindsey
Five Daughters2010TV Mini-SeriesGemma Adams
The Fattest Man in Britain2009TV MovieAmy
The Bill2008TV SeriesSophie Randall
Doctors2005-2008TV SeriesEllie Lowell / Emma Tyler
Casualty2006-2008TV SeriesJo Balmayne / Mellie Bennett
Blind Man's Alley2006ShortPlayer 4
Help! I'm a Teenage Outlaw2004TV SeriesMontague's Food Tester
A Fish Out of Water2001TV MovieAngela
Peak Practice2000TV SeriesAbby Moffett


Mr Selfridge: From Script to Screen2015Documentary short
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2014TV SeriesAgnes Towler
This Morning2014TV SeriesHerself
Breakfast2010-2013TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Actress
The Making of the Borrowers2012Video documentary shortHerself - Arrietty Clock

Archive Footage

Mr Selfridge2016TV SeriesAgnes Towler
Case Histories: Behind the Scenes2013Video shortLily Rose (uncredited)


Won Awards

2012Dublin Film Critics Special Jury PrizeDublin International Film FestivalDeath of a Superhero (2011)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected].

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