Rita Joanne Simons Net Worth

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Rita Joanne Simons Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Rita Simons was born on March 10, 1977 in Essex, England as Rita Joanne Simons. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), Mile High (2003) and Eastenders: Backstage with Zoe Ball & Joe Swash (2015). She has been married to Theo Silveston since August 2004. They have two children.

Full NameRita Simons
Date Of BirthMarch 10, 1977
Place Of BirthEssex, England, UK
Height5' 4" (1.63 m)
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
EducationWatford Grammar School for Girls
SpouseTheo Silveston (; children)
ChildrenJaimee Leah Silveston, Maiya Sammy Silveston
ParentsSusan Simons, Mark Simons
SiblingsBen Simons
AwardsNational Television Award for Most Popular Newcomer
Music GroupsGirls@Play
NominationsThe British Soap Award for Sexiest Female, The British Soap Award for Best Newcomer, The British Soap Award for Best Onscreen Partnership
TV ShowsEastEnders
Star SignPisces
1Wore hair extensions for her role as Roxy Mitchell in EastEnders (1985) from 2007 until 2011. She has since just sported her own hairstyles for the role.
2As of 2017 she is the 10th-longest serving actress in the history of EastEnders (1985) (tied with Susan Tully, and behind only June Brown, Pam St. Clement, Wendy Richard, Letitia Dean, Barbara Windsor, a tied Gillian Taylforth and Natalie Cassidy, Laila Morse, a tied Gretchen Franklin, Patsy Palmer and Gillian Wright, and a tied Charlie Brooks Jessie Wallace, Laurie Brett, Diane Parish, Lorna Fitzgerald and Linda Henry), having played the character Roxy Mitchell for 10 years (from 2007 until 2017).
3Daughter of Mark and Susan (née Franks) Simons.
4Has an older brother, Benjamin Ian Simons (b. 1975).
5Ranked #48 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for her performance as Roxy Mitchell (2015).
6Returned to work 15 months after giving birth to her daughters Leah and Maiya in order to begin filming on EastEnders (1985).
7Her daughter Maiya suffers from Mondini dysplasia, an abnormality in the inner ear that often leads to hearing loss.
8Her EastEnders (1985) character Roxy Mitchell became the 18th woman on the soap opera to give birth. Roxy had a daughter Amy (played initially by Kamil and Natalie Lipka-Kozanka, then Amelie Conway, and later Abbie Knowles), born on 14 November 2008.
9Was in a relationship with hairdresser Theo Silveston for 8 years before they married in 2004.
10Is a very close friend of EastEnders (1985) co-star Diane Parish.
11Was in attendance at the wedding of her EastEnders (1985) co-star Samantha Womack to Mark Womack (17 May 2009).
12Can speak fluent French and German.
13Is the cousin of Simon, Daniel and Louise Sugar. They are the children of her paternal aunt Ann Simons, who is married to Alan Sugar.
14A close friend is Samantha Womack, who plays her older sister in EastEnders (1985), since they began working together in 2007.
15Practises Judaism.
16Gave birth to her 1st and 2nd children at age 28, twin daughters Jaimee Leah and Maiya Sammy Silveston on 10 February 2006. Children's father is her husband, Theo Silveston.
17Suffers from scoliosis.
18Was part of the band Girls@Play (2000-2001).


EastEnders2007-2017TV SeriesRoxy Mitchell Roxy
Mile High2003TV SeriesHannah
Dream Team2002TV SeriesProstitute


EastEnders2008TV Series performer - 1 episode


The One Show2016TV SeriesRoxy Mitchell
Eastenders: Backstage with Zoe Ball & Joe Swash2015TV MovieHerself
EastEnders: Back to Ours2015TV SeriesHerself
National Television Awards2015TV SpecialHerself
The British Soap Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
I Love My Country2013TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The British Soap Awards 20122012TV SpecialHerself
Children in Need2007-2011TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Performer
Celebrity Chase2011TV SeriesHerself
All Star Family Fortunes2011TV SeriesHerself
Epic Win2011TV SeriesHerself
Beyond Walford: Roxy Mitchell2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Variety Club Showbiz Awards 20102010TV SpecialHerself
Ask Rhod Gilbert2010TV SeriesHerself
EastEnders Revealed2009-2010TV Series documentaryHerself / Roxy Mitchell
EastEnders Live: The Aftermath2010TV MovieHerself
The Weakest Link2009TV SeriesHerself
All Star Mr & Mrs2009TV SeriesHerself
The British Soap Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself
The Paul O'Grady Show2009TV SeriesHerself
Backstage Exclusive at the National Television Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
The National Television Awards 20082008TV SpecialHerself
The National Lottery: Big 72008TV MovieHerself
The British Soap Awards 20082008TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The British Soap Awards 2008: The Party2008TV SpecialHerself
The 3rd TVNow Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
EastEnders: Ricky & Bianca2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2008TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

This Morning2009TV SeriesRoxy Slater
Almost Famous II2009TV Movie documentaryHerself - Girls at Play

Won Awards

2008National Television AwardNational Television Awards, UKMost Popular NewcomerEastEnders (1985)

Nominated Awards

2011British Soap AwardBritish Soap AwardsSexiest FemaleEastEnders (1985)
2008British Soap AwardBritish Soap AwardsBest NewcomerEastEnders (1985)
2008British Soap AwardBritish Soap AwardsBest On-Screen PartnershipEastEnders (1985)
2008TV Quick AwardTV Quick Awards, UKBest Soap NewcomerEastEnders (1985)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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