All Carey Mulligan has ever known is acting, something she developed a passion for as a child. After a period of performing in school productions, Mulligan began her professional acting career in 2004, making her debut in a stage production before appearing on the screen. Thanks to her role in the age drama “An Education” she made her breakthrough into the mainstream in 2009. Be there when we reveal more about the life and career of this British entertainer.
Who Is Carey Mulligan – Marcus Mumford’s Wife
Carey Mulligan was born in Westminster, London, England, on Tuesday, May 28, 1985, to Nano Booth and Stephen Mulligan. Her father worked as a hotel manager, while her mother worked as a university lecturer. By the way, Carey Mulligan shares a similar birthday with remarkable personalities such as U.S. Republicans Marco Rubio and Rudy Giuliani, American football star Michael Oher, author of the James Bond series Ian Fleming, and former Toronto mayor Rob Ford.
She attended Woldingham School, a Roman Catholic independent school for girls, and the International School Düsseldorf. Carey has an older brother, Owain, who was a former captain in the British army; he served in Afghanistan and Iraq. Carey is good friends with Zoe Kazan and Keira Knightley, whom she met on the set of Pride and Prejudice in 2005.
Mulligan, who has won several prestigious awards throughout her career, said that her passion and love of acting first came to her during her time at Woldingham School, where she was involved in a school production of Sweet Charity in her final year of school and was also the director of the student drama group at the time. Carey Mulligan made her debut in 2005 as Kitty Bennet in the film Pride and Prejudice.
She also made several headlines when she starred as Jenny Mellor in “An Education” which was released in 2009. She won a BAFTA award for best actress and received Golden Globes, SAG, and Oscar nominations. Since then she has been very busy, working and driving her career aspirations forward.
In recent years she has starred in the Netflix crime drama series “Collateral” and more recently and increasingly frequently in high profile theaters in London’s West End and off-Broadway. According to Carey Mulligan, her role models include Kate Winslet, Marion Cotillard, and Cate Blanchett.
Besides acting, Carey Mulligan also has interests in philanthropy. In 2010 she participated in the SAFE project to raise awareness of the sex trade. Carey Mulligan also donated the Vionnet dress she wore at the 2010 BAFTAs, the Curiosity Shop, which sells its donations to raise money for charity. In 2012, Ms. Mulligan became an ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Society, helping to raise awareness and research funding about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
It is widely believed that Carey’s acceptance of this noble task is due to the fact that her grandmother is currently living with the disease, and she sees this as a personal obligation to help not only her grandmother, who has suffered from the disease since 2000 but also other people around the world who also suffer from the burden of the disease.
In 2014, Carey Mulligan became an ambassador for the non-profit war child, and in the same year, Carey Mulligan visited the Democratic Republic of Congo in this capacity.
Children and Family
Carey Mulligan married her childhood pen pal, Marcus Mumford, when they got back together as adults. They walked down the aisle on April 21, 2012. The wedding ceremony was performed by John, a vicar and also father of the groom, in a converted barn at Stream Farm in Bridgwater.
Some 200 high-ranking guests, including celebrities and well-known Hollywood stars, attended the event. Among the special personalities on their guest list were Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal, actress Sienna Miller, and Oscar winner Colin Firth. Marcus Mumford is the lead singer of the British band group Mumford & Sons.
Carey and Marcus are blessed with two children: a daughter named Evelyn, born in September 2015, and a son Wilfred, born in August 2017. Once in 2015, following the arrival of their beautiful daughter, Carey Mulligan expressed that she sincerely does not want her daughter to have piercings or tattoos. She was then quoted as saying that she would advise Evelyn never to hide her natural beauty with cosmetics or to engage in any form of body modification when she grows up.
Like most Hollywood celebrities, Carey enjoys a lavish lifestyle due to her penchant for class. She is among the richest and highest paid in the acting industry. The net assets of Carey Mulligan are estimated at $15 million. Carey owns a luxury home in Devon.