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Rhona Mitra


Rhona Mitra is a versatile actress, model, and singer from England. Initially, Rhona Mitra started as a model, and afterward, she appeared in several television series as well as movies.

Early Life

On the 9th of August 1976, Rhona Mitra came to the world, in Paddington, London, England. Her actual birth name is Rhona Natasha Mitra and she holds British citizenship.

In addition, she is 47 years old as of 2024. As well as she has a birth sign of Leo and follows Christianity by religion. Similarly, she holds a mixed ethnicity of Indian-Irish descent.

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Caption: Rhona Mitra with her family (Source: TheWikiFeed)

Coming to her early childhood days, she is the daughter of Antony Mitra (father) and Nora Downey (mother). Her father is a cosmetic surgeon while her mother is a housewife.

Sadly, her parent got divorced in the year 1984 when she was just eight years old. She grew up with two brothers Jason Mitra (elder brother) and Guyan Mitra (younger brother).

Her younger brother is a travel writer by profession and works for ‘Lonely Planet’ and ‘The Sunday Times.’

Education Career

Talking about her academic qualifications, she was sent to a boarding school in an all-girls school called Roedean. She got expelled from the school for driving a car to the nearby boys’ school.

Similarly, she was sent to another boarding school where she was named a troublemaker and expelled for other parents’ complaints. For many years, she was deeply involved in the club culture of London and decided to seriously pursue acting as a profession after she developed an interest in it.

She took three years in a drama school. After just a year of her acting course, she gained enough confidence and started looking for works and performed in the regional theatre.

Professional Career

Initially, Rhona began her career as a model. She was ranked number 46 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2001. In 1995, she made her television debut portraying the role of Cass in “Ghostbusters of East Finchley.”

Later, she acted in the 1996 television series “The Bill” playing the role of Sarah Wickes. Similarly, she appeared as Flora Seymour in the 1997 television miniseries named “The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous.”

That same year, she was featured as the character Lara Croft, the main protagonist of the video game franchise “Tomb Raider.” This, gave her widespread exposure and earned the upcoming model much fame.

Started her musical career and other acting works

Rhona Mitra was passionate about music and also wanted to make a career. Moreover, she released her first single “Getting Naked” which was released in 1997. Similarly, she released her studio albums “Come Alive” (1998), and “Female Icon” (1999). Moreover, she appeared in the “Croupier” and “Monky Dawnson” as  Mollie Jolliffe in the year 1998. Afterward, she appeared in the 1999 science fantasy-action movie “Beowulf” portraying the role of Kyra. She was cast in the main role of Dr. Alejandra Ollie Klein in the medical drama series “Gideon’s Crossing” appearing in 20 episodes (2000-2001). In the early 2000s, she did a couple of movies; “Sweet Home Alabama” as Tabatha Wadmore-Smith, “The Life of David Gale” as Berlin, and “Stuck on You” as Bus Stop Bombshell.

Additionally, she was cast as the main role of Tara Wilson in the legal drama series “The Practice” from 2003-2004. And, she was cast as the main lead in its 2004 spin-off show, “Boston Legal” appearing in 20 episodes.

In 2004, she portrayed the role of Varinia in the TV miniseries called “Spartacus.” That same year, she appeared in the Canadian thriller film “Highwaymen” as Molly Poole.

In the 2005 third season of the TV show “Nip/Tuck,” she portrayed the role of Kit McGraw. During this period, “Skinwalkers”(2006), “The Number 23” (2007), and “Shooter” (2007).

Other movies and television appearances

In the year 2008, she acted in the science fiction action movie “Doomsday” portraying the role of Eden Sinclair. The next year, she played the role of Sonja in the sequel horror movie of Underworld called “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans” replacing Jázmin Dammak from the first film.

In 2010, she appeared in the two series “Stargate Universe” and “The Gates.” That year, she appeared in the film “Reuniting the Rubins” portraying the role of Andie Rubin. In 2012, she appeared in the television film called “Crisis Point” playing the role of Cameron Grainger.

Similarly, she did the regular role of Maj. Rachel Dalton in the action-adventure/spy-drama television series “Strike Back” (2012-2013). She was cast in the main role of Dr. Rachel Scott in the action-drama television series “The Last Ship” from 2014 to 2015.

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Caption: Rhona Mitra in the movie Underworld Rise of the Lycans (Source: IMDb)

Her other movie appearances include “The Loft” (2014), “Hard Target 2” (2016), “Game Over, Man!” (2018), and “The Fight” (2018). In the year 2020, she played the role of Simone in the British science film “Archive” and Dr. Mal in the science fiction action film “Skylines.”

Recently, she appeared in the 2022 movie “The Other Me” as Martha and “Prisoners of Paradise” as Betty, and also did post-production. Her upcoming movie projects are Hounds of War, The Experiment, and Red Sonja.


As of now, this actress has not earned any major awards in her acting career. But, she has been nominated for a couple of Awards. In the year 2006, she was nominated for a ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’ for her role in ‘Boston Legal.’

Similarly, she was nominated for the ‘2009 Scream Awards’ for best actress for the movie ‘Underworld: Rise of the Lycans.’

Rhona Mitra – Net Worth 2024

From her acting, modeling, and singing career, Rhona Mitra has earned a huge sum of money in her career. As of 2024, her net worth is estimated at around $12 million and her earnings and salary are still missing.

Relationship Status

Talking about her personal life, Rhona is dating John Mayer, a singer-songwriter by profession. In 2005, the couple started dating each other. In the past, she dated Carl Hagmier (2003) and Matt Damon (2003).

However, this multi-talented actress has not been a part of the controversy and avoids such things which can harm her professional and personal career.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Rhona Mitra posing for a photo (Source: TheWikiFeed)

Rhona stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 57 kg. Moreover, she has brown dark hair with brown light eyes color and her body measurement measures 34-24-35 inches. Similarly, she wears a shoe size of 10 US and a dress size of 2 US.

Rhona Mitra – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@iamrhonamitra’ there are over 183k followers. Likewise, there are over 20.4k followers on her Twitter ‘@rednaughtmitra’ and over 6.6k followers on her Facebook page.