Ella Purnell Biography

Ella Purnell is a talented English Actress popularly known for her role in Maleficent, Wildlike, Kick-Ass 2, and many more. In 2015 she has won many awards like Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, Gasparilla International Film Festival, Twister Alley International Film Festival, the Myrtle Beach International film festival, and Richmond International Film Festival for her work in Wildlike.

Early Life

Ella was born on 17th September 1996 in London, England. The names of her parents are Suzy Purnell and Simon Reid. Later her parents parted their ways, and her father remarried to a woman named Isabelle. Her father and Isabelle had three sons named Enzo Reid, Noa Reid, and Leon Reid. Ella went to Forest School located in London. Later she went to the City of London School for girls. For her higher and further studies, she went to Young Actors Theatre Islington. Along with her schooling, she also studied acting, singing, and dance at Sylvia Young Theatre School.

Ella Purnell Career

Ella kicked off her journey in the showbiz industry in 2010. She appeared in two films named Never Let Me Go as Young Ruth and Ways to Live Forever as Kayleigh. Next year she was seen working in a short film named Candy and Intruders as Mia. From 2013 to 2015 she worked in various films and series named Kick-Ass 2, Wildlike, Maleficent, and Cyberbully.

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From 2016 to 2020 she worked in many films, TV series and theatre shows titles as Natives, Ordeal by Innocence, Sweetbitter, Belgravia, The Journey is the Destination, The Legend of Tarzan, Miss Peregrine’s Home for peculiar children, Churchill, Access all Areas and UFO.

In 2021 her film named Army of the dead will be released where she plays the role of Kate Ward. The film has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, we will see her promoting and giving interviews about the same soon. Apart from this, later in 2021, Ella will appear in a TV series named Army of Dead: Lost Vegas. She likes to keep in touch with her loyal fans thus, she frequently posts about her upcoming projects and daily lifestyle.

Ella Purnell Biography

Real Name Ella Summer Purnell
Birth Date 17 September 1996
Age (as of 2021) 24 Years
Birth Place London, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimetres – 163 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 52 kg  –  in Pounds –  115 lbs
Body Measurements 33-24-34
Bra Size 32A
Waist Size 24
Hips Size 34
Shoe Size 6.5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim


Father Simon Reid
Mother Suzy Purnell
Sister Not Known
Brother Three (Enzo, Noa & Leon Reid)


School City of London School for Girls, Forest School
College Sylvia Young Theatre School, Young Actors’ Theatre Islington

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relations
Affair Yes
Is she a Lesbian? No
Boyfriend? Rob Raco
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Personal Life

According to sources, Ella is dating Rob Raco who is popularly known for his role in Riverdale. The information about her past relationship has not been shared with the media. The couple started dating in 2019 and kept their relationship on a low key.

Ella Purnell Net Worth

Ella has worked in various films, TV series, and theatre shows, some of her work was globally popular, which made her earn a lot. She appeared in more than 20 films and series. According to sources her net worth has been estimated at around $1 million. The other source of her income is from the brand endorsement and by appearing in events.


  • She was represented by the in-house talent agency of Sylvia Young Theatre School.
  • She is currently residing in Brooklyn, New York.
  • At the age of 12, she started working in theatrical production.
  • In 2008 she auditioned for the musical show named Oliver! at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London.
  • In 2015 she was nominated for her work in Wildlike at Hill Country Film Festival for Best Actress and Naperville Independent Films Festival for Best Actress.
  • Ella would be seen in Army of the Dead along with a Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi.
  • She has appeared on a talk show named Late Night with Seth Meyers.

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