Ralph Macfadyen is a 17-year-old English celebrity kid, famous as the second of the two children of actors Matthew Macfadyen and Keeley Hawes.
Ralph’s life in the public space is clothed by the fame his parents have garnered through their work in the entertainment industry. In his own way, he has also been able to expose himself to movie sets by accompanying his parents. Here is everything to know about him and his life on and away from the spotlight.
Ralph Macfadyen’s Biography Explored
Ralph was born in September 2006. He was born as the last of the 2 children from the marriage of British actors Matthew Macfadyen and Keeley Hawes (born Clare Julia Hawes).
He has an older stepsibling, Myles McCallum, born to Hawes and her ex-husband, Spencer McCallum.
A few years before Ralph’s birth, his mother married the disc jockey, Spencer McCallum in 2001 before they divorced in 2004.
Ralph’s parents met in 2002 on the set of a BBC spy drama, Spooks while Hawes was married to Spencer. Also, at the time, Ralph’s father was in another relationship.
In any case, Hawes and Macfadyen were married in 2004 and the same year, they welcomed Ralph’s older sister, Maggie.
Ralph Traces His Ancestry to Scotland and Wales
Ralph Macfadyen is of Scottish and Welsh descent. His paternal great-grandparents were Scottish and Welsh. In fact, his actor father, Matthew Macfadyen attended schools in different countries, including Scotland.
His Welsh great-grandfather, Reverend D. S. Owen was a renowned chapel minister for London’s Square Mile. He also had a church on Fann Street.
What to Know About Matthew Macfadyen’s Son’s Education
At the time of this writing, Ralph is a student in England.
While details about the schools he has attended or is attending may be sketchy, his parents have been helpful at home. Regardless, his mother is an education enthusiast and has partnered with UNICEF. Through the partnership, she worked with teachers, parents, and kids across the UK. The work also entailed how kids can stay safe online.
Part of why Ralph’s mother seized the opportunity to start the campaign was because it aligned with her goals as a parent to Ralph and his siblings. This route his mother has taken may have helped in his educational pursuit.
Timeline of Ralph Macfadyen’s Career
Ralph has accompanied his mother and even bonded with some actors on set but has not taken acting as a professional career.
Regardless, he hails from a family of notable actors. His paternal grandmother Meinir (née Owen) was a drama teacher and former actress.
Also, his father is a prestigious actor with a career as a stage and TV actor. He is famous for his roles in Pride & Prejudice (2005), Frost/Nixon (2008), Robin Hood (2010), The Three Musketeers (2011), and Stonehouse (2023).
In a similar case, Ralph’s mother, Keeley Hawes is an actress and a former model. As an actress, she appeared in The Avengers (1998), Othello (2001), Death at a Funeral (2007), Spooks (2002-2004), The Hollow Crown (2016), and The Durrels (2016-2019).
Since many children tend to take after their parents, there are chances that Ralph may be interested in acting and later pursue it as a career – or not!
What is His Net Worth?
Since Ralph’s career is sketchy, his net worth cannot be ascertained. Irrespective of this, his father, Matthew Macfadyen’s net worth is estimated at $5 million.
He recorded most of the wealth from his career as an actor. He started his career in 1995 and has appeared in more than 50 films, series, and documentaries.
In the same light, Ralph’s mother’s net worth is estimated between $5 million to $19 million. Also, she has made her wealth from showbiz. She started her rise to fame in the 1980s as a model and as time progressed, she moved to act where she made most of her wealth.