Born in Esher, Surrey, England in April 1989. English actress Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson also known as Lily James has an estimated net worth of $4 million. She attended and earned her degree from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London in 2010. Shortly after her graduation, James became known for her role Ethel Brown in the television series Just William. In 2011 she played the role of Poppy in the television series Secret Diary of a Call Girl, while between 2012 and 2014 she appeared in the series Downton Abbey, starring as Lady Rose MacClare. She has also been featured in the movies Broken, Fast Girls, Wrath of the Tians, and Cinderella. In addition, the actress will be starring in the upcoming 2016 television mini-series War and Peace and in the forthcoming 2016 movie Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. In 2015 she won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Downton Abbey. James dated co-star Matt Smith.