Leila George Biography

Leila George D’Onofrio is an Australian American actress famously known for her work in Animal Kingdom and Mortal Engines. She is an upcoming talent and has a lot in store to show the world.

Early Life

Leila was born on 20th March, in the year 1992  in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia to her parents Vincent D’Onofrio and Greta Scacchi. Her father is known to be an actor and producer while her mother is an actress. She grew up with her mother in Brighton, East Sussex in England while her father lived in New York. She is also known to have three younger half brothers, Matteo Mantegazza from her mother and Luka and Elias D’Onofrio from her father and stepmother Carin van der Donk.

Leila completed her education at a local high school in England and in 2008, she went on to pursue acting and drama at Brighton college where she studied for a year until shifting to Crawley College.  In 2010, she attended Arts Educational Schools in London. She left in 2011 to attend Sydney Film School in Australia. In 2012, she also went to attend Lee Strasberg Institute in New York.

Leila George Career

Leila started her career as a crew in 2013 when she worked in a documentary film “The Last Impresario” as a camera operator. Her acting career started along with her mother when she was cast in “The Seagull” for Black Swan Theatre Company where she played the role of Arkadina’s romantic rival, Nina. Her career in films and television started in the year 2016 when she was cast in the television movie “Mother, may I sleep with danger?”.  A couple of years later, in 2018, she appeared in the movie “Mortal Engines” in the role of Katherine Valentine.

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The following year in 2019, she appeared in the role of Sara Cutler in another movie named “The Kid” and also got her breakthrough role in the series “Animal Kingdom”. She is still cast in the show in the role of young Janine and has a recurring role over the length of the series as one of the main characters. Recently, she starred in the music video of the song “Bed on fire” by Teddy Swims in April 2021 and received a lot of attention and praise.

Social Media

Leila currently has 49.4k followers on her Instagram account while she currently has 5218  followers on her Twitter account. She is active on Twitter since 2012. She is not known to be on any other social media platforms.

Leila George Biography

Real Name Leila George D’Onofrio
Birth Date 20 March 1992
Age (as of 2021) 29 Years
Birth Place Sydney, Australia
Nationality Australian, American
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Pisces

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Body Measurements 35-24-34
Bra Size 32A
Waist Size 24 inches
Hips Size 34 inches
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim


Father Vincent D’Onofrio
Mother Greta Scacchi
Sister None
Brother Elias Gene D’Onofrio, Matteo Mantegazza


School Arts Educational Schools, London, England
College Crawley College and Brighton College, Brighton, England

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is she a Lesbian? No
Husband Sean Penn
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Personal Life

Leila George is currently known to be married to Hollywood director, actor, and producer, Sean Penn. The couple had been dating since 2016 and recently got married in July 2020. They have described their wedding to be a typical Covid wedding that happened on a Zoom call. She has not shared many details about her relationship and married life with the media but revealed about their wedding on the talk show “the late-night with Seth Meyers’ in August 2021. She is also known to be a dog lover and owns a German shepherd named Skylar.

Leila George Net Worth

Leila George has been working as an actress for several years and has been constantly involved in various acting projects. She has managed to earn a lot of wealth over the years and her net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $600,000 mainly sourced from Acting.


  • Leila co-produced a celebrity fundraiser to support the conservation of areas that were affected by the 2019-20 wildfires.
  • She is known to be the granddaughter of Gene D’Onofrio and the niece of Hawk D’onofrio.
  • Leila holds dual citizenship in America and Australia.
  • She is also a great singer and likes to play Ukulele in her leisure time.
  • Her parents got divorced when she was young and was raised by her mother.
  • Moreover, both her parents got remarried and she had step-parents as well as step-siblings.

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