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Samara Weaving - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Samara Weaving is an Australian actress and model. She’s started to gain recognized after appearing in Out of the Blue (2008) as Kirsten Mulroney and Home and Away (2009–2013).

Other notable acting projects under her name are including Ready or Not (2019), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), Mayhem (2017), SMILF (2017–2019), and Ash vs Evil Dead (2015–2016).


She started her career as a model at an early age where she worked in numerous magazines like American Vogue, W Magazine, Glass Magazine, and many others.

She also showed up in the advertisement for Louis Vuitton F/W 2019 Campaign and the Australian clothing brand Bonds in 2012.

As an actress, she first debuted in the TV series Out of the Blue in 2008. She has been featured in different TV series since then, such as Home and Away (2009) and SMILF (2017).

Besides TV series, she also flaunted her talents by acting in several movies. Some of them are Mystery Road (2013), Ready or Not (2019), Guns Akimbo (2019), and so on.

In 2017, she appeared in a music video titled Attention by Charlie Puth, once again showing just how versatile she is in terms of acting.

Around the same year, she managed to bag several awards for her acting in the movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) which led her to another level of popularity.

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  • Real Name: Samara Bezzina Weaving
  • Stage Name: Samara Weaving
  • Nickname: Samara
  • Birthday: February 23, 1992
  • Birthplace: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Actress, Model
  • Education: The Pittwater House Schools, Canberra Girls Grammar Senior School
  • Hobbies: Reading, writing, and doing puzzle
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @sweaving
  • Instagram: @samweaving
  • TikTok: –
  • YouTube: –

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance 

  • Height: 165 cm (5’5”)
  • Weight: 55 kg (122 lbs)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Body Measurements: 32-23-32 (Bust -32, Waist -23, and Hips -32 inches)
  • Shoe Size: 8 (US)
  • Dress Size: 4 (US)


  • Father: Simon Weaving
  • Mother: Helena Bezzina 
  • Brother: –
  • Sister: Morgan Weaving

Boyfriend & Dating History

Axle Whitehead 

In June 2012, Axle confirmed that he’s dating Samara, by stating that “It’s only new but it’s going really well.”Both are co-stars in Home and Away, where he plays Liam and she starred as Indi Walker.

However, they parted ways after less than three months, as reported by Daily Telegraph. The reasons of their separation weren’t disclosed, but shortly after, both are spotted with new partners.

Matt Skinner 

After splitting up with Axle, she appeared to date Matt, who’s a barmen located in Croydon.

The couple apparently met way earlier in late 2012 in London while attenting a promo event of Channel Five, and used to date shortly before breaking it up in 2013.

It is not really known when or why they chose to separate.

Rob Moore

In 2014, she dated Rob, who’s a British model. They reportedly met in a party in 2013 and were introduced by a mutual friend.

Throughout the relationship, he stayed in Australia to be close to her. They also took a vacation together to Spain.

Similarly, it’s also not clear when or why the pair separated.

Jimmy Warden

She has been dating Jimmy, who’s a film producer, in 2016. At that time, he shared an intimate photo of her on his Instagram page.

The pair got engaged in March 2019. She revealed it through an Instagram post of an engagement ring, captioned “So here goes! Jimbo and I are engaged!! Let’s party my loved ones!!”

They were rumored of getting married around May 2021. She finally confirmed it in 2022, to The Herald Sun, that they kept their wedding lowkey.

Net Worth

She’s estimated to have around $4 million of net worth, according to various online sources. She earns her income primarily from acting.


  • Her dad, Simon Weaving, is the artistic director of the Canberra International Film Festival and a prominent movie producer.
  • She said that acting is a method for dealing with her anxiety disorder. Truth be told, it was actually her parents who drove her into acting classes as a child to help her to cope.
  • Samara was born in Australia, but she spent her childhood in Fiji, Singapore, and Indonesia before finally returning to Australia until she was 13 or 14.
  • She often gets mistaken for her fellow actress, Margot Robbie, who is likewise an Australian and has blond hair and light-colored eyes.
  • Her favorite spot to reside is Canberra, Australia, which is where her love for acting started to bloom during her later years in secondary school.
  • Samara’s sister, Morgan Weaving, is also an actress.
  • Her ideal type is…

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  • Chevalier (2022), as Marie-Josephine
  • Babylon (2022), as the lead character
  • The Valet (2022), as Olivia Allan
  • Snake Eyes (2021), as Shana O’Hara
  • The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020), as Bee
  • Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020), as Thea Preston
  • Last Moment of Clarity (2020), as Georgia Outerbridge
  • 100% Wolf (2020), as Batty
  • Guns Akimbo (2019), as Nix Degraves
  • Ready or Not (2019), as Grace Le Domas
  • The Babysitter (2017), as Bee
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), as Penelope
  • Mayhem (2017), as Melanie Cross
  • Monster Trucks (2016), as Brianne
  • Bad Girl (2016), as Chloe Buchanan
  • He Who Has It All (2015), as Serena
  • Flex Off 2014 (2014), as self
  • Growing Young (2014), as Minks
  • Mystery Road (2013), as Peggy
  • Steps (2009), as self, the director, and the writer
  • Sprung (2009), as Fran

TV Series

  • Nine Perfect Strangers (Hulu | 2021), as Jessica Chandler
  • Hollywood (Netflix | 2020), as Claire Wood
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock (Foxtel’s Showcase | 2018), as Irma Leopold
  • SMILF (Showtime | 2017), as Nelson Rose
  • Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz | 2015), as Heather
  • Squirrel Boys (FLYX | 2015), as Kelly
  • Home and Away (Seven Network | 2009), as Indi Walker
  • Out of the Blue (BBC One | 2008), as Kirsten Mulroney

TV Shows

  • 1st AACTA Awards (Nine Network | 2011), as a host

Music Video Appearances

  • Attention (2017) – Charlie Puth


  • 2019 Fright Meter Awards – Best Actress in a Leading Role – Ready or Not
  • 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards – Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • 2018 Gold Derby Awards – Best Ensemble Cast – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • 2018 Georgia Film Critics Association – Best Ensemble – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • 2018 Critics’ Choice Awards – Best Acting Ensemble – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • 2017 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association – Best Acting Ensemble – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • 2017 Online Film Critics Society – Best Ensemble – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • 2017 Florida Film Critics Circle – Best Cast – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri


  • 2020 HNiD Awards – Best Actress – Ready or Not
  • 2020 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards – Best Actress – Ready or Not
  • 2019 IGN Summer Movie Awards – Best Lead Performer in a Movie – Ready or Not
  • 2019 Golden Schmoes Awards – Best T&A of the Year – Ready or Not
  • 2019 Equity Ensemble Awards – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a TV Movie or Miniseries – Picnic at Hanging Rock
  • 2018 Seattle Film Critics Society – Best Ensemble – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • 2017 San Diego Film Critics Society – Best Ensemble – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • 2017 Detroit Film Critics Society – Best Ensemble – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • 2017 Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards – Best Actress – Bad Girl
  • 2011 AACTA Awards – Best Female Performance – Home and Away


“I don’t like to wear a lot of makeup because my skin is quite sensitive.”

“Life after ‘Home and Away’ has been good. I’m very lucky and fortunate.”

“I’d really like to come and do some theatre in the U.K. Samara Weaving I am actually terrified of horror films.”

“He was just always Uncle Hugo. He still is. I remember the first time I was watching ‘Priscilla: Queen Of The Desert,’ and I was like, ‘Oh that’s what he does!'”

“I do yoga every other day or as much as I can.”

“I like to stay around grounded people, and plus, I’m working so much, I don’t get out too much.”

“You have to go with it and be a bit of a poser on photoshoots. You’re embarrassed at first, but you just have to deal with it.”

“I finished Year 12 in Canberra, and I found it was the kind of place where people could go places.”

“Acting is my passion. I can’t see myself doing anything else.”

“One of my best memories is with a really good group of people in the Canberra Youth Theatre. We did a play about the seven deadly sins, and we had to dress up in costume and perform in Garema Place like the drama freaks we were. Great fun.”

“I think it’s very important to be mindful of your body and actually listen to it. If I’m craving a certain kind of food, I’ll have, but I notice when I’m full. It’s kind of like a logical diet. I think when people go on restrictive diets, they put too much stress on themselves, which might make them prone to bingeing.”

“I miss Canberra. It’s a great place to grow up in. Samara Weaving I’m so quirky and weird, so I need a weirdo to hang out with!”

“I go for a 20-minute jog every day. I find I am much happier when I exercise. Running helps me debrief and work out my plan for the day.”

“I think, for any actor, L.A. is where it all seems to be. Samara Weaving I’ve had a passion to play Marilyn Monroe for a really long time.”

“You don’t want to dream too big in case it doesn’t happen.”

“I hope that people realise pitting two women against each other is just silly.”

“I’ve been very fortunate in the work I’ve been getting.”

“I’d love to work in England or America. But as long as I’m doing what I love, then I’m happy.”

“I really respect versatile actors, so I’d really like to throw myself in the deep end.”

Samara Weaving has been a model, and an actress and the fate of her career is fluctuating, but hopefully, we will be seeing more of her as she strives in her endeavor to take Hollywood by storm.


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