Rose Byrne Biography

Introduction –  Rose Byrne is one of the most promising  Hollywood  actresses, known for movies like Bridesmaids, The Goddess of 1967, Troy, X-men: Apocalypse and many more. The award winning Australian actress is also known as ‘Mary Rose Byrne’.

Birth and Family – Born in Balmain, Sydney, Australia, on july 24, 1979 in a family of six including her. Her mother Jane was an administrator in a primary school while father Robin was a statistician and market researcher. She was the youngest child of her parents. 

Siblings –  She was the youngest child of four children of her parents. Her older brother was George Byrne , and her two older sisters are Alice Byrne and Lucy Byrne.

Education – Byrne did her schooling from ‘Balmain Public School’ and ‘Hunters Hill High School’ and completed her higher studies from ‘Bradfield College’. She started  taking acting classes from the young age of eight. In 1999, she studied acting in the ‘Atlantic Theater Company.’

Nationality, sun sign and sexuality – The Nationality of Rose Byrne is Australian. Her sun sign is Leo. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color – Byrne’s height is 5’6” (168 cm), eye color is brown and hair color is usually dark brown.

Religion and ethnicity-  Byrne once told in an interview that she’s an Agnostic. She belongs to mixed ethnicity (Irish, Scottish).

Nickname, Age and weight – Her nicknames are Rosie and Chabs. She’s presently 40 year old and her weight is 51 kg or 112.5 pounds.

Measurements, dress size and shoe size – Her body measurements are 32-23-33 inches or 81-58.5-84 cm. Her dress size is (0-2) US and shoe size is 8 (US) or 38.5 (EU) or 5.5 (UK).

HusbandBobby Cannavale (2012 to present): Rose Byrne met American actor Bobby Cannavale in 2012 and since then they have been dating each other. Although they are not married officially but they call each other as husband and wife. American actor and two time Emmy winner Bobby confirmed his relationship with Rose during the speech in ‘Emmy Awards’ (2013) while receiving an award for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series” category.

Children / son – Rose and Bobby also share two childrens / son together named Rafael aka Rafa Cannavale (2 year old)  and Rocco Cannava (4 year old).

Her favorites –

Actor : Jack Nicholson

Actresses: Cate Blanchett, Glenn Close, Judy Davis, Juliette Binoche, Susan Sarandon, Toni Collette

Singers: Bob Marley, Elvis Presley, Fleet Foxes, Fleetwood Mac, Pat Benatar, Ryan Adams

Perfume:  Marc Jacobs

Books:  Monkey Grip (Helen Garner), The Diary of Anaïs Nin, 1931-1934 (Anaïs Nin), Cloudstreet (Tim Winton), Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant (Anne Tyler), The Fatal Shore (Robert Hughes), The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks (Rebecca Skloot), Wide Sargasso Sea ( Jean Rhys), Are You There God? It’s me Margaret (Judy Blume), The Awakening (Kate Chopin), What we talk about when we talk about love (Raymond Carver).

Brands: Aldo and Zara 

Designers: Christian Cota and Valentin

Color: Pink

Television show: Mad Men 

First Movie –  ‘Dallas doll’ (1994) was her first movie in which she appeared at the age of 15.

First Television show –  Her first Television show or soap opera was an Australian TV show ‘Echo Point’ (1995) in which she played the role of Belinda O’Connor. 

Awards and Achievements-   Bryne is known as one of most promising actresses of Hollywood for a reason. She has won several awards. Some of them are: 

●‘The ‘Venice Film Festival Award’ for her role in the film ‘The Goddess of 1967’ in 2000.

The ‘AFI International Award’ for ‘Best Actress’ for her role in the TV show ‘Damages’ in 2007.

●‘Utah Film Critics’ Society Award’ for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ for her role in the film ‘Spy’ in 2015.

Rose Byrne was also named in the list of ‘Most beautiful People of 2007’ in ‘Who’ magazine. 

Net Worth- Rose Byrne’s net worth is approximately 16 billion dollars. (


Rose Byrne Awards

A woman who achieved heights without anybody’s permission

There is a saying that success is often not a matter of talent, but a matter of tenacity. Success is not always about greatness. It is about consistency. Consistent hard work and passion lead to success, which follows the path of great achievements. If you happen to you use the word passion and success together in a sentence, you cannot complete it without mentioning Rose Byrne. Rose is a woman of not only heart and skills but also talent and awards. She has received various awards and appreciation for her remarkable performances. Rose’s awards are not the only fruit of her hard work, but also they inspire us to be unstoppable.

Her Awards

  • Rose has won AACTA awards for the ‘Best Leading Actress’ in 2014 for her movie The Turning. In the same year, she received the AFCA Award for ‘The Best Supporting Actress’ for the very same movie. Seems like The Turning was actually a turning point for our queen! Not to forget, she also received the FCCA award for this movie. 
  • The very next year (2015), AACTA again honored her with ‘The Trailblazer Award’ for her remarkable performances throughout. In the same year, CinemaCon also honored her as ‘Female star of the year’
  • In 2007, the Australian Film Institute rewarded her with an award of ‘The Best Actress’ for her movie Damages. Not only awards, but she has also been globally praised for her work in this project. Rose was last nominated for the same category by AFI in 2003 for her work in The Rage in Placid Lake. A long wait to receive the award but worth it! 
  • Rose is a fav amongst youth and her award from MTV ‘Best WTF Moment’ for her movie The Neighbours (2015) is a clear indication of that. Not only this, but she also won ‘The Best Gut-Wrenching Performance’ for her movie The Bridesmaid way before in 2011.
  • She also received an award from the Utah Film Critics Association Awards for ‘The Best Supporting Actress’ for her movie Spy in 2015. She was also nominated by the GAFCA in the same award category and for the same movie. 
  • She also received a Volpi Cup at the Venice Film Festival for ‘The Best Actress’ for her movie The Goddess of 1967
  • To show the haters how talented she is, she won ‘Face of the Future’ awards by the Women in Film Crystal Awards.

Her Nominations

  • Rose has also been nominated twice (2008 and 2010) for Golden Globes for ‘The Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television’ for her work in Damages
  • She has also been nominated twice (2009 and 2010) by the Primetime Emmy Awards for ‘Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series’ for the very same series. Damages also got her a nomination in the Australian Film Institute for ‘The Best Actress’. 
  • She has also been nominated for a Critics Choice Award by the Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for ‘Best Actress in a Comedy Movie’ for her movie The Neighbor in 2014. 
  • The Goldy Derby Awards nominated her for ‘The Best Ensemble’ for her movie Bridesmaid in 2011, along with the entire team. She was also nominated for ‘The Breakthrough Performance of the year’ and ‘Best Drama Series Actress’ for her series Damages. 
  • Rose was nominated by INOCA and The Halfway Award for ‘The Best Supporting Actress’ for her work in Spy
  • She has also been nominated by MTV in vivid categories such as ‘The Best Kiss’, ‘Best Scared-As-S**t Performance’, and ‘The Best Comedic Performance’ for her work in Insidious 2 and Neighbours. Indeed our rose is brilliantly colorful! 
  • She has been nominated twice by OFTA in ‘The Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series’ category for her work in Damages in the years 2009 and 2010. 
  • The youth icon also got nominated for the Teen Choice Awards for ‘Choice Movie: Villian’ for her movie Spy. Getting a nomination from the Scream Awards in ‘The Best Horror Actress’ category for her movie Insidious was indeed very different but expected. 

Rose has been exploring the different genres and never limited herself to one. Rose lives by the mantra of loving and living whatever she does, and her awards and nominations speak for her.

Success is no accident, It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrificing, and most importantly, love of your art and what you are doing. 


Rose Byrne TV Shows

Australian actress Rose Byrne was born and raised in Balmain, suburb of Sydney, New South Wales. Her real name is Mary Rose Byrne. She was born on 24 July 1979. She made her screen debut  from an Australian movie called ‘Dallas doll’ at the age of 15. During the 1990’s, She appeared in various Australian TV Shows or Soap Operas like  Heartbreak high (1994), Echo point (1995), and Wildside (1997). 

TV Shows

  • The Australian born actress Rose Bryne worked as guest appearance in TV show Heartbreak high in 1994. 
  • After that, she worked in an Australian soap opera Echo point(1995) produced by Southern Star Group for network Ten in which she played the role of Belinda O’Connor very efficiently.  The story of the series revolves around the several families and teenagers of a beautiful coastal community and the people whose lives are connected with each other like a tapestry where revealing secrets of one’s life can unravel the secrets of another person. The long unsolved local murder case mystery gained the audience’s interest  in the series. If we sum up everything, the aussie drama Echo point is all about beautiful faces, passion, romance, lies, dark secrets, mysteries, and intrigue. 
  • In 1997, Byrne’s excellent performance as Heidi Benson  in a police procedural television series Wildside caught everyone’s attention. Wildside was created by Michael Jenkins and Ben Gannon and broadcasted by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation during that time. The series won many awards like Most Outstanding Miniseries or Movie Made for Television, Best Mini-Series or Telefeature etc.
  • Talking about her other TV shows, she appeared in a British television comedy drama serial Casanova  in 2005. In 3-episode Casanova series, Byrne played a role of young kitchen maid, Edith,  who works in the same castle in which the narrator or main character (Giacomo Casanova)  of the serial works. In this serial, 70 year old Casanova narrates his life story to Edith (Rose byrne) and In the end she was the one who let Casanova know that the love of his life is coming to meet him, which indeed meant death. Her character in Casanova was small yet very effective because her character brought a positive or happy ending to the story through her dialogues.  
  • After Casanova, she worked in  a 5-season legal thriller American series Damages created by Daniel Zelman, Glenn Kessler, and Todd A. Kessler in 2007. She played the role of  a young and highly committed lawyer Ellen parsons. Her character and acting was perfect. The series earned four nominations at the 65th Golden Globe Awards, including Rose Byrne for her supporting role. Damages also won four Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe, a Casting Society of America Award, and a Satellite Award which was a great achievement for the whole team of damages series.
  • In 2016, Byrne again appeared in a Australian comedy tv series No Activity(Season 2) as Elizabeth,written and directed by Trent O’Donnell. This comedy series lets Byrne show her comedic acting talent since the actress is already into comedy characters like the one she played in her famous classic movie Bridesmaid in 2011. She has done the adorable job in this series too for which she was appreciated well by her fans.
  • In 2020, she again appeared in an American drama television mini series Mrs. America created by Dahvi Waller about the political movement to pass the Equal Rights Amendment. Rose byrne played the role of Gloria Steinem, a feminist activist is one of the main characters of the show. The first three episodes of Mrs. America premiered on Hulu under the FX on Hulu label on April 15, 2020. In India, the series started streaming on Hulu and Disney+ Hotstar on April 16, 2020. The show is immensely loved and supported by the tv show fans.The mini series holds an approval rating of 95% based on 81 reviews, with an average rating of 8.26/10 on rotten tomatoes. Rose Byrne as Gloria Steinem was loved and appreciated by the audience for her outstanding performance in the mini series. 


20 Things You Didn’t Know About Rose Byrne

Facts that make you a true blue Rose Byrne fan

Valentine’s day may be very far away, but Rose Byrne is already our betrothed. Just when we think that this is the best we can have of her, she never fails to mesmerize us with her talent, beauty, and charm. Rose is an epitome of confidence and boldness, which inspires women all around the world to take a step ahead in doing what they love. You may be knowing how brilliant of an actress she is or what she wore at last award night she attended, but here are twenty facts which even you will be surprised to know. 

#1 Rose Byrne is Australian. She was born in Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales. 

#2 For her brilliant performance in 2018, Vanity Fair dubbed her as a comic superstar flying under the radar.

#3 Rose has her birthday on July 24, 1979, meaning she is 40 years old right now. 

#4 In an interview with BlackBook, Rose has said that she believes human existence came from a series of chemical accidents and that she probably thinks this way because she was brought up without religion. “My mum is [atheist]. I’d say my dad was agnostic”, she said.

#5 Rose lives in Brooklyn, New York with actor Bobby Cannavale and their sons. She has two sons.

#6 Rose has won the 2007 AFI International Award for Best Actress and the 2010 IGN Summer Movie Award for Best Actress for her work in Damages. Along with the rest of the Bridesmaids cast, she took home the award for Best Cast at the 2012 New York Film Critics Online Awards and the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award. 

#7 She is a feminist by heart. In an interview with The Times, she said, “I think of myself as a feminist. Most of what we currently know and think about gender originated in mythology, so it’s a myth that men have an inherent right to be in power”.

#8 Byrne may look extremely fashionable on award nights, but usually, her style can be described as minimalist chic. Usually, she can be spotted dressed down in jeans, but when she glams up she really brings her A-game too. 

#9 Byrne is known for signature brown hair, often styled in a bob with curls or waves. Recently, however, the Golden Globes-nominated actress swapped her brunette locks for a blonde ‘do, but our beloved rose is actually a brunette!

#10 Rose loves to play and be open about herself, in one of the shows of Ellen she showed off her American accent in 2015 and played a hilarious game of Guesstures in her 2017 appearance. 

#11 According to Celebrity Net Worth, Rose’s net worth is $USD16 million ($AUD23.5 million).

Rose Byrne’s Quotes

#12 She is an ally and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community. In 2016, Bob shared a photo of Rose in a “Say I Do Down Under” shirt with a caption that reads #sayidoitdownunder my lady wants you to know she’s in favor of her home country joining the rest of the enlightened world in giving people the right to choose whomever they want to marry”.

#13 Rose’s weight is about 53 kilos and 1.3m tall. Rose has maintained her figure even after giving birth. When asked about her diet and workout plan, she told InStyle that she simply walks around New York a lot! It seems like Rose is one of the lucky few who don’t have to deal with weight gain and weight loss so much.

#14 Australian actor, director, and writer Brendan Cowell (Game of Thrones, Ruben Guthrie) was Byrne’s boyfriend for six years. Cowell even moved to New York after Byrne’s career started taking off! The couple called it quits in 2010. 

#15 Rose strongly condemns beauty standards set by the industry. She once quoted “Here in LA, the standard of beauty is kind of ridiculous. I want to be doing this when I’m in my fifties and sixties and this isn’t what I’m going to look like.”

#16 Rose may look bold, but deep down she is extremely sensitive about her career as an actress. She once said, “I think all this insecurity is partly because as an actor, you are told when you can practice your craft…you get rejected on a daily basis, purely for who you are…my heart breaks every time I don’t get a part.”

#17 At 18, Byrne left her native Australia to come to Hollywood after winning a role in Star Wars Episode II. Also, she admitted that about 90 percent of her fan mail is still about Star Wars.

#18 She can sing! She showed her talent for singing in her first comedy, Get Him to The Greek, where she plays pop star Jackie Q.

#19 Byrne has supported UNICEF Australia by being the face of the 2007 Designers United campaign and a member of Tropfest jury in 2006 and Tropfest@Tribeca in 2007.

#20 Last but not least! Her nickname is Chabs, Rosie.


Rose Byrne’s Quotes

The only set of quotes you would like to add to your conversation Ft. Rose Byrne

You do not often see women being fierce, fury, and fearless. But if you talk about one, Rose Byrne has to top the list. She lives by making her life masterpiece and sets no limitations for herself. Rose is the woman with infinite heartbeats and makes every one of them count on her talent, skills, and opinions. She knows how self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. There are so many amazing things about her! After all, we can’t blame gravity for making us fall in love. We are already a fan of this glowstick’s talent, but her quotes will make you fan of her opinions too. So here are ten quotes you would love to quote in your next conversation.

quote 1

In this time of self-doubting and tech-savvy age of digital platforms, we often underestimate ourselves. Rose has captured that essence very well and quoted this on how we should always love ourselves.

quote 2

In the quote above, we get a sneak-peak of how Rose has been creative all her life. How well she involves herself in whatever task she has given that she makes it part of her life. She beautifully addresses how there is no time, moment, or place of learning.

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Rose Byrne

quote 3

After reading the quote above, we can clearly state that Rose was never comfortable in her comfort zone. She not only wanted to think but jump out of the box to explore the whole new world of opportunities.

quote 3

Talking about comfort, Rose is also very open about her uncomfortable side. 

quote 5

As fearless she is, We know that Rose is a true blue feminist. She not only advocates for women and their well being but also actively advocates for the LGBTQ+ community.

quote 6

Talking about feminist, Rose strongly believes in supporting and uplifting other women. After all, you are strong when we all become strong!

quote 7

She is a woman of her words, and she has clearly shown that in her work. She has not revolutionized female characters, but also have given them presence on-screen.

quote 8

Just another quote telling us how she is down to earth, even after gaining so much of stardom. No wonder she rules our hearts!

quote 9

We feel you, Rose.

quote 10

No wonder our queen is so brilliant! After all, she rightly said that how the cinema industry is not only biased but also merciless.


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