Josette Simon Net Worth 2023: Bio, Age, Wiki, Husband, Income (Updated)

What Is Josette Simon’s Net Worth? (Recent Reports)

Net Worth$6 Million
BornNovember 15, 1960
Age61 Years Old
BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom
Source of WealthActress
Last Updated2023

Josette Simon is an English actress. As of 2023, she has an assessed net worth of $6 million.

From 1982, she appeared in the Royal Shakespeare Company. From playing Ariel in The Tempest and “Antony and Cleopatra” (2018).

Some of her notable works are Love’s Labour’s Lost, Measure for Measure, Blake’s 7, and Anatomy of a Scandal.

Let’s get into this article to know more about her life, biography, relationship status, earnings, and more….!

Josette Simon Biography/ Wikipedia/ Wiki

Real NameJosette Patricia Simon
Known AsJosette Simon 
Birth Date15 Nov 1960
Age 61 years
Height5 Feet 6 Inches
Weight57 Kg
Marital StatusSingle
Spouse / Boyfriend None
Children’s1 child
Net Worth$6 million

How Was Josette Simon’s Early Life And Education?

Josette’s real name is Josette Patricia Simon, she took birth in Leicester, United Kingdom, on November 15, 1960.

Her father is from Antigua and her mother is from Anguilla. They all moved to Leicester in the 1950s to work at Thorn EMI.

Simon went to Rushey Mead Primary School and then Alderman Newton’s Girls School.

She became interested in acting after auditioning for the choir for Tim Rice’s musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” with a friend when she was 14 years old.

How Did Josette Simon Start Her Career?

Simon was cast as Dayna Mellanby in the BBC One sci-fi series “Blake’s 7.” She portrayed Mellanby in the third and fourth seasons, which aired from January 1980 to December 1981.

In 1982, she was cast as one of the three “weird sisters” in Macbeth after joining the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Simon was RSC’s first black woman to appear in a Shakespeare play.

Her first leading role, and the first for a black actress at the RSC, was Rosaline in Barry Kyle‘s 1984 production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost.”

Simon returned to the RSC in 1987, playing Isabelle in “Measure for Measure,” directed by Nicholas Hytner. This play was later transferred to the Theatre Royal, Newcastle, and then to the Barbican in 1988.

Simon used colorblind casting when she played Maggie in Arthur Miller’s “After the Fall” at the National Theatre in 1990. The character is thought to be based on Marilyn Monroe, who was married to Miller at the time.

It was a performance that earned her the Best Actress Award from the Evening Standard, the Critics’ Circle Theatre Award, and the Plays and Players Critic Awards.

Simon returned to the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1999 as Queen Elizabeth in “Don Carlos.”

Later, she played Titania/Hippolyta in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

In 2017, Simon played the role of Cleopatra in “Antony and Cleopatra” for the RSC.

She played the lead and sang in David Zane Mairowitz‘s play “Dictator Gal,” which aired on BBC Radio 3 in 1992. Her performance earned her a nomination for the Prix Futura Award.

Simon has appeared in films such as “Dr. Ramphele in Cry Freedom” (1987). 

She was nominated for Best Actress at the Genie Awards for her role in “Milk and Honey” (1989).

She played the lead role of a missing woman in the 1992 television play “Bitter Harvest.”

Simon co-starred with Brenda Fricker in the two-part television series “Seekers,” written by Lynda La Plante, in 1993.

She starred as Cynthia in the science-fiction series “Nightflyers” and as Grams in the film “Detective Pikachu” in 2019.

In 2022, she appeared in an episode of “Anatomy of a Scandal.”

Simon has portrayed senior police officers in “Silent Witness” (1998), “Minder” (2009), “Broadchurch” (2012), and Chief Commissioner Camberwell in “Anansi Boys,” which was in production as of May 2022.

Josette Simon’s Personal Life

Simon married Mark Padmore and had a child with him, but the name was not revealed for privacy reasons. However, they are now divorced (1996-2004).

Currently, she is not dating anyone.

Josette Simon’s Major Career Highlights 

  • Simon won the Evening Standard’s Best Actress Award, a Critics’ Circle Theatre Award, and Plays and Players Critic Awards for “After the Fall.”
  • She also won two film festival awards for her part in “Milk and Honey” (1988). 
  • She was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 2000, for services to drama.

How Does Josette Simon Make Money?

There are a few ways through which Josette Simon has made her fortune. This includes:

  • Earning as an actor 

Josette Simon Social Media Handles

  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Facebook 

Josette Simon Filmography

  • 2022: Anatomy of a Scandal (6 episodes) as Angela Regan
  • 2020: Small Axe (1 episode) as Lydia Thomas
  • 2020: Roald Dahl’s The Witches as Zelda
  • 2019: The Witcher (2 episodes) as Eithne
  • 2019: The Mallorca Files (1 episode) as Anna Hammond
  • 2019: Pokémon Detective Pikachu as Grams
  • 2019: Queens of Mystery (1 episode) as Talulah Savage-Hughes
  • 2018: Nightflyers (2 episodes) as Cynthia
  • 2010: The Silence (4 episodes) as a Therapist
  • 2003: One Life (1 episode)
  • 2003: Lofty as Jemma Duval

Josette Simon Quotes

“At secondary school I wanted to be an interpreter: French or German.”

Josette Simon

“I’ve had to stand on my own two feet for much of my life. I can cite people I’ve looked up to and admired hugely in adult life, such as Maya Angelou, but not a mentor.”

Josette Simon

“I stand up for what I believe in and I put my money where my mouth is.”

Josette Simon

Success Lessons from Josette Simon’s Life

  • Truth should be important in all things.
  • Do good, without second thoughts.


Josette Patricia Simon is an English actress. In 2018, she played the role of Cleopatra in “Antony and Cleopatra.” 

She has also appeared in Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) productions, from 1982, when she played Ariel in “The Tempest.”

I hope Josette Simon’s success story inspires you to follow your passion and work hard. 

As per recent updates, the net worth of Josette Simon is $6 million…!


Frequently Asked Questions

How old is Josette Simon?

Josette Simon is 61 years old given that she was born on November 15, 1960.

Where is Josette Simon from?

Josette Simon is from Leicester, United Kingdom.

What is Josette Simon famous for?

Josette Simon is famous for playing Cleopatra in “Antony and Cleopatra.”

Is Josette Simon in a relationship?

Josette Simon is not in a relationship with anyone.

What is Josette Simon’s height?

Josette Simon is 5 ft 6 in tall.

What is Josette Simon’s weight?

Josette Simon weighs around 57 kg.

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