Who is Georgia Tennant?
Georgia Elizabeth Tennant (née Moffett) was born on 25 December 1984 under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius, in London, England. She is a 36-year-old actress and television producer, probably best recognized for landing the role of Abigail Nixon in the ITV police procedural series “The Bill” (2002-2009), featuring as Alice Harding in the ITV drama series “Where The Heart Is” (2004-2005), and playing Jenny in the episode “The Doctor’s Daughter” of the BBC sci-fi series “Doctor Who” (2009).
How rich is she, as of now? Georgia Tennant Net Worth
As of early 2021, Georgia Tennant’s net worth is estimated at over $1 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment as a professional actress and producer, who has garnered 29 television and film acting credits since she launched her career in the late 1990s.
Early Life, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Tennant spent her early years in her hometown of London, where she was raised as the daughter of famous actor Peter Moffet, better known by his stage name Peter Davison, who starred as the fifth incarnation of the Doctor in the highly-acclaimed series “Doctor Who”, and Sandra Dickinson, also an actress. Her parents divorced in 1994. She has two younger half-brothers named Louis Davison and Joel James Davison, from his father’s next marriage to actress and writer Elizabeth Morton. Georgia holds both British and American nationality, and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. She went to St. Edward’s School in Oxford, but became pregnant aged 17, and didn’t continue her education. Nevertheless, she focused on her acting career.
Georgia Tennant started pursuing her acting career in 1999 when she was just 15 years old by making her debut television appearance as Nicki Davey in the ITV drama series “Peak Practice”. After the birth of her first child, she took a break and waited until 2002 for her next role, when she was chosen for the part of Abigail Nixon in the ITV police procedural series “The Bill”. Over the next seven years, she appeared in 26 episodes of the series, gaining enormous popularity.
Concurrently, she continued to work on other projects – in 2004, she guest-starred as Emma Lenton in the episode “A Good Day To Bury Bad News” of the BBC One medical drama series “Holby City”, and featured as Sandra Biggs in the made-for-TV comedy-drama film “The Second Quest”.
She then secured the role of Alice Harding in the ITV drama series “Where The Heart Is”, which lasted from 2004 to 2005. Thereafter, she played Morag Tait in the ITV two-part crime drama serial “Like Father Like Son”, and featured as Sally in the drama film “Tom Brown’s Schooldays”, based on the novel of the same title by Thomas Hughes, both in 2005.
Rise to Prominence
In 2007, Georgia landed the role of Debbie Hooper in the ITV comedy-drama series “Bonkers”, featured as Chloe Chadwick in the BBC Two sitcom “Fear, Stress, And Anger”, and guest-starred as Tanya in the episode “Once Upon A Time On The Westway” of the ITV drama series “The Last Detective”. The same year, she made her theatrical debut in the role of Mathilde Verlaine in the play “Eclipse Of The Heart” at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Between 2007 and 2014, she also guest-starred in several episodes of the BBC One medical drama series “Casualty”.
In 2008, she was cast as Kylie Roman in the BBC Three drama series “Spooks: Code 9”, after which she was chosen to portray Jenny, artificially made daughter of Doctor Who, in the TV series of the same name, next to her future husband, David Tennant.
In 2009, Georgia guest-starred as Lady Frances ‘Frankie’ Derwent in the episode “Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?” of the ITV program “Agatha Christie’s Marple”, and Lady Vivian in the episode “Sweet Dreams” of the BBC One fantasy-adventure series “Merlin”. Later that year, she voiced the character of Cassie Rice in the BBC animated mini-series “Doctor Who: Dreamland”. In 2010, she performed as Leila in the play “Hens” which was broadcast on Sky Arts 2, and landed the role of Sophie Holland in the Sky One crime mini-series “Thorne: Sleepyhead”.
Between 2011 and 2012, Georgia starred in the role of Emma in the BBC Three / BBC HD sitcom “White Van Man”.
In 2012, she was selected for the part of Geraldine Barclay, making her West End debut in the play “What The Butler Saw” performed at the Vaudeville Theatre. Her next appearance came in the following year, when she featured as herself in the made-for-TV film “The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot”, a comedy spoof and homage to “Doctor Who”, aired on the BBC Red Button service; she also served as producer of the film.
She then guest-starred as Briony Whitman in the episode “Chaos In Her Wings” of the BBC One medical drama series “Holby City” in 2014, and later that year played Jessica in the sci-fi adventure film “Osiris”. In 2015, Georgia produced and portrayed Olive in the short comedy-drama film “96 Ways To Say I Love You”, and landed the title role in the made-for-TV documentary film “Joan Of Arc: God’s Warrior”.
In 2016, Georgia produced the short comedy film “The Exit”, and then featured as Jenny in the four-part BBC One crime drama mini-series “In The Dark” in 2017. The same year, she produced, and played Alison in the romantic comedy film “You, Me And Him”, alongside her husband David Tennant, Lucy Punch, and Faye Marsay. It was followed by her portrayal of the title role in the fantasy action-adventure mini-series “Jenny: The Doctor’s Daughter” (2018). Most recently, she played Prime Minister in the short film “Screening” (2020), and joined the cast of the BBC One comedy-drama series “Staged” (2020-present), producing it and appearing as herself.
Georgia Tennant has also worked on various audio plays. In 2000, she was Tanya Webster in “Doctor Who: Red Dawn”, next to her father Peter Davison. Her next project came when she narrated the BBC Audio novel “Snowglobe 7” in 2008.
She then took the part of Alice in “City Of Spires” (2010), then featured as Avril Fenman in “Bernice Summerfield: New Frontier” (2013). In the following year, Georgia appeared as Jessica in “Osiris: Osirian Enemy”, Elizabeth in “Frankenstein”, and Engineer Tallow in “Doctor Who: Rule Of The Eminence”. Recently, she was cast in the title role in “Jenny: The Doctor’s Daughter” (2018), and “Doctor Who: The Legacy Of Time” (2019).
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Georgia Tennant has long blonde-dyed hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 2ins (1.57m), while her weight is around 143lbs (65kgs); her vital statistics, bra, dress and shoe size are unavailable. She is a huge fan of tattoos, and has a tattoo of a star on her arm, and the name David tattooed on her right forearm back in 2010, several months before giving birth to her first child with David Tennant.
Georgia Tennant became pregnant at the age of 17, the result of a brief relationship with a university student, and gave birth to her first child, a son named Tyler Peter Moffett on 27 March 2002, who was later adopted by her husband David. In 2012, Georgia changed his name to Ty Tennant;he is also an actor, known for “War Of The Worlds”.
Shortly after her guest appearance in “Doctor Who”, Georgia became romantically involved with actor David Tennant. He is considered one of the greatest Scotland actors ever, and famous for starring as the tenth incarnation of the Doctor. After dating for a while, Georgia and David became engaged in January 2011, and tied the knot on 30 December of the same year.
The couple has four children together. She gave birth to their daughter named Olive on 29 March 2011, a son named Wilfred on 2 May 2013, their third child daughter Doris in October 2015, while their fourth child, daughter Birdie, was born in October 2019.