The British actress, Indira Varma is best known for her several notable roles like Ellaria Sand in ‘Games of Thrones’, Niobe of the Voreni in ‘Rome’, and Piety Breakspear in ‘Carnival Row’. For her role in ‘GOT’, she has received a nomination in Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2016.
Moreover, she had her first major role in Indian historical erotic film ‘Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love’. Currently, she is starring as Safiya Masry in the American legal drama television series ‘For Life’. However, in March 2020, she announced that she tested positive for COVID-19 through her Instagram account. Stay tuned to know more of his details.
Caption: The British actress, Indira Varma.
Indira Varma: Bio, Family, Education
The veteran actress was born on 27 September 1973 in Bath, Somerset. She was born as the only child to an Indian father and a Swiss mother whose information is not revealed in the media. The actress has a mixed ethnicity of Indian, Swiss, and Italian descent.
For her education, after completing high school, she joined the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London and graduated in 1995. Also, she was a member of the Musical Youth Theatre Company and acted in several theatres plays.
Indira Varma: Career & Life Achievements
Initially, a method actress, Varma started working on a number of television and film projects. Her first appearance was in the Indian historical erotic romance film ‘Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love’ in 1996. After acting more films, she landed in the role of Kiran Balraj in the 2004 film ‘Bride and Prejudice’. Following that, she has appeared in films like 2006 ‘Basic Instinct 2’, 2013 ‘Mindscape’, 2018 ‘Close’, and 2019 ‘Official Secrets’, amongst others.
She debuted television in 1996 in a guest role of Manreet in ‘Crucial Tales’. Then in 1999, she landed a role as Martine Nichol in a miniseries ‘Psychos’. However, she got her breakthrough role when she became a part of the American fantasy drama ‘Games of Throne’ as Ellaria Sand. In 2019, she got two series regular as Piety Breakspear in ‘Carnival Row’ and Charlotte in ‘This Way Up’. Her other television roles include 2005 ‘Love Soup’, 2008 ‘Bones’, 2010 ‘Human Target’, 2016 ‘New Blood’, and 2018 ‘Reported Missing’.
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Indira Varma: Personal Life & Husband
Speaking of her love life, she has married an actor Colin Tierney over two decades. The couple met first while doing theater since then the duo is together dated for years. Then a few years later in 1996, they exchanged vows with each other. Varma with her hubby seems to have a strong bonding because there is no sign of separating or violence in their married life.
Short brief of Colin, he has been known for working mostly in television. Further, he has worked as Chief Supt Gerry Rydell in the crime drama television series ‘DCI Banks’. Together the couple shares a nine-year-old daughter, Evelyn, born in 1968.
Indira Varma: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Since 1996, she has been working in many hits series and films which must have helped her to earn a good income. Her main source of earning is acting and also makes a profitable amount from endorsing and other business ventures. However, the exact information on her salary or earning is not available in the media. Therefore, according to sources, she has a net worth estimated at around $5 million.
She is fairly active over different social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. She has a personal and verified Twitter account @indyv9 with 11.4k followers. But she does not have any accounts on Facebook or Instagram.
Indira Varma: Body Measurements
The actress has a slim and well-build body type that stands to a height of 5 feet 7.5 inches or 1.71 meters. Her perfect weighs around 58 Kg and has measurements of 34-26-32 inches. She has dark brown eyes color and hair color.