About Rose Byrne

Rose Byrne is a professional actress from Australia known for her countless number of hit movies. She is popularly known for her performance in the thriller TV series called Damages, where she portrayed the character of Ellen Parsons.

Quick Info
Full NameMary Rose Byrne
Date of Birth24 July 1979
Birth PlaceBalmain, New South Wales, Australia
Parent(s)Jane Byrne and Robin Byrne
Spouse(s)Bobby Cannavale (2012–present)
Net worthUS $16 million

Early life

Rose Byrne was born on 24th July of 1979 with the name Mary Rose Byrne. Her nationality is Australian as she was given birth by Jane and Robin Byrne in a suburb of New South Wales, Balmain, in Australia. She grew up in a middle-class family with her mother working as a school administrator at primary levels, and her father was a market researcher and statistician. She is the 4th child of her parents and the youngest one. She has a brother named George, the eldest one and remaining sisters, namely, Alice and Lucy, and they all were close and supportive of each other.

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Rose Byrne is a Balmain Public school student near her residence, and she passed from Hunters Hill High School located in Hunter’s Hill. She graduated from Bradfield College, and after receiving her sister’s encouragement, she decided to join the drama class. She attended Australian Theatre for Young People in Woolloomooloo to take acting lessons, but she was never successful during that time. So, she joined Sydney University for a degree in arts and was doing auditions and work side by side. Being frustrated by her unsuccessful auditions, she decided to work harder and improve her acting skills, so she joined the Atlantic Theatre Company in 1999.



Early career:

Rose Byrne started her acting career at the age of 15, where she made her film debut by appearing in Dallas Doll in 1994. After that, she began appearing in several Australian movies and TV shows. In 1995, she appeared in the soap opera called Echo Point, and in 1997, she appeared in Wildside. In 1999, she achieved her first starring role in Two Hands, and the following year, she appeared in the film My Mother Frank. She had her lead role the same year for which she earned the Volpi Cup for Best Actress for her performance in The Goddess of 1967.

After appearing in countless Australian movies and theatres, she made her Hollywood debut in 2002, where she seemed shortly in Star Wars: Episode II- Attack of the Clones. She then started appearing in countless other Hollywood films liked the City of Ghosts, I Capture the Castle, and so on.

In 2003, Byrne earned the nomination for AACTA Award for her performance in the film The Rage in Placid Lake. She also received more recognition after the film Troy. In 2005, she appeared in the TV series called Casanova and other movies, The Tenants and The Dead Girl, in 2006.

Breakthrough years:

Rose Byrne made her breakthrough years of an acting career in 2007. Her movie, 28 Weeks Later, received success worldwide. In the following years, she earned two Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series nomination and also two times nominated for Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actress- Series, Miniseries, or Television Film, all from her breakthrough performance in the TV series called Damages.

Soon after her breakthrough roles, she made another breakthrough from the film Knowing in 2009 and get Him to the Greek in 2010. The beginning of 2011 was the highest point of Byrne’s career. She starred in the horror film Insidious grossing over 97 million dollars, then she appeared in Bridesmaids, which grossed over 288 million dollars the same year. She also appeared in the Marvel movie, X-Men: First Class portraying Moira MacTaggert, and the film grossed over 353.6 million dollars in the box office.

2013 & present:

In 2013, Byrne began her comedic roles. She appeared in the successful comedy film I Give It a Year and The Hollywood Reporter. She also appeared in the crime drama film, The Place Beyond the Pines and another comedy film, The Internship, alongside Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn. She later appeared again in the horror sequel Insidious: Chapter 2, which once again received the box office success worldwide. Since then, she has appeared in various hit movies like This Is Where I Leave You, Neighbors, Spy, The Meddler, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, and X-Men: Apocalypse.

In 2018, she voiced in the hit animated film called Peter Rabbit, which grossed 351.2 million dollars worldwide, and she is also to be expressed for the sequel Peter Rabbit 2: The Runway releasing in 2021.

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Personal life

Rose Byrne is an active social media user. She has 126K followers on Twitter, and we can find her as @RoseByrnee, and over 362K followers on Instagram follow herm, and we can access her through @fullyrosebyrne.

Byrne is a beautiful woman, and there’s no way we can imagine her being single. She was in a 3-year relationship with Gregor Jordan from 1999 to 2002. In 2003, she started dating Brendan Cowell, an Australian director, and their relationship lasted for seven years. They broke up in early 2010. In 2012, she met Bobby Cannavale, an American actor, and started dating. Since then, they live together relationships, and she also gave birth to their first child in 2016 and named him Rocco. She gave birth to their second son named Rafa at the end of 2017. Still, the couples have not tied their knot yet but are happy together.


Physical statistics

Rose Byrne has a slim body build with a height of 5 feet and 6 inches and body weight around 51 kg. she possesses a dark brown eye with dark brown hair color. Her sexual orientation is straight.

Her body measurements are 32-23-33 inches. Her brown hair is what makes her distinctive from other women. She is of white ethnicity, and her zodiac sign is Leo.


Net worth

As of 2020, Rose Byrne’s net worth is estimated to be around $16 million. Her hit movies and her professional acting skills make her worth millions, and she also earns extra millions from many brand endorsements.