English actress Jodhi May remains the youngest recipient to achieve the best actress award at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in 1988 when she was just twelve years of age.
The tall and elegant actress seems to specialize in portraying characters and make them her own. She has appeared in dozen of films such as Max and Helen, The Gift, For the Greater Good, The Wonderlanders and many more.
Jodhi Short Age, Parents
Jodhi Tania May was born as Jodhi Tania Edwards on 8 May 1975 in Camden Town, London. Later, her name was legally changed to Jodhi Tania May. While talking about her parents, she has not publicly identified them besides revealing that her father is a German.
On the other hand, her mother Jocelyn Hakim, French-Turkish descent is an art teacher. When her mother was a student, she arranged to marry artist-designer Malcolm McLaren to obtain citizenship. Her mother paid him £50 and got married in a Lewisham register office in 1972 but divorced later which cost Malcolm's grandmother £2,000.
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Jodhi, age 43, studied at Camden School for Girls. She later graduated from Wadham College, Oxford.
Her Career & Net Worth
Jodhi with an outstanding height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters) changed her life when she took her first step in the entertainment industry. Jodhi began her acting career when she was only eleven years of age.
Even though she was just a kid when she starred in A World Apart, Jodhi was able to grab public attention. And alongside the recognition, she also received the Best Actress Award for her first role which changed her life forever.
Due to her constant work since her debut, Jodhi can be seen regularly on film, television, and British stages. Her works include Max and Helen, For the Greater Good, Sister My Sister, The Scarlet Letter, Let Me Go, The Scapegoat, Down a Dark Hall, Moving On and many more.
Jodhi May with her Let Me Go, co-stars, Karin Bertling, Juliet Stevenson, and Lucy Boynton in 2017 (Photo: standard.co.uk)
Moreover, she also appeared in the Season 5 premiere of the HBO series, Games of Thornes. Through her acting career, she might have amassed a net worth of millions.
Is Jodhi May Married Or Lesbian?
When it comes to Jodhi May's personal life, she is not very public like other actors and actress, who mostly flaunt their relationship to the public. As a private person without being romantically linked with anyone, it is safe to assume that Jodhi is not married to a husband, yet.
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Due to her secretive nature, people also assume her to be lesbian, but she has never addressed her sexuality openly. The actress even played the character of a lesbian alongside her co-stars, Anamaria Marinca and Adrian Lester. She portrayed the character very well, but her role does not define her sexuality.
Nevertheless, there are times when she talks about relationships but has never spoken about her own love life