• Rhona Mitra is a British actress best known for her role as the original live action model for the character Lara Croft of the “Tomb Raider” video game series.
• She is the daughter of Nora Downey and Antony Mitra, a cosmetic surgeon.
• Mitra’s career started in 1997 when she took part in the making of the video game series “Tomb Raider.”
• As of 2018, Mitra’s net worth is estimated to be $6.5 million.
• Mitra is not yet married, but she was known to have dated Carl Hagmier, Matt Damon, and John Mayer.

Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$6.5 million
Date Of BirthAugust 9, 1976
MarkHer long, dark hair
FactFirst actress to serve as an original model for Eidos Interactive's Lara Croft (Tomb Raider).

Who is Rhona Mitra?

Born Rhona Natasha Mitra, on the 9th of August, 1976, Mitra is a British actress who became famous as the original live action model for the character Lara Croft of the “Tomb Raider” video game series. She also became known for her roles in the movie “Doomsday” and “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans.”

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Rhona Mitra Childhood

Born in Hampstead, London, Mitra is the daughter of Nora Downey and Antony Mitra, a cosmetic surgeon. She also has two other brothers namely Jason and Guyan and they are a mixture of Irish, from their mother’s side, and Bengali Indian, from their father’s side.

Mitra had a tough childhood growing up. Her parents divorced when she was a young girl and she also had a hard time studying as she was kicked out from boarding school twice. During her teen years, she also had problems with alcohol and drugs and was involved in London’s club culture.

But upon meeting actress Judi Dench, Mitra had a change of heart and decided to study acting. She enrolled in a three-year drama school program but left after one year and started acting in regional theater.

Rhona Mitra’s Career

Mitra’s career started in 1997 when she took part in the making of the video game series “Tomb Raider.” She became the live action model for the character of Lara Croft and became known for her portrayal. The popularity of the character helped her career and also her net worth.

After the success she got from the “Tomb Raider” video game series, Mitra decided to shift her energy into acting. In 1999, she was cast in her first major role in the series “Party of Five” playing the role of Holly Marie Begins.

Mitra also made appearance in various movies including a short role in “Hollow Man”, “Ali G Indahouse”, and “Sweet Home Alabama.” Later on she also gained lead roles in “Spartacus” and “Highwaymen.”

Upon coming back to television, Mitra became most remembered for her role in the series “The Practice” as Tara Wilson in 2003 which she continued playing in “Boston Legal” until 2005. She also appeared in the series “Nip/Tuck” as Detective Kit McGraw and also in shows including “Skinwalkers”, “Shooter”, and “The Number 23.” Her success in television helped establish her as an actress and also her wealth.

Mitra went back to film in the late 2000’s. She starred in the action film “Doomsday” playing the role of Major Eden Sinclair in 2008. She also made waves when she played the role of Sonja in the hit movie “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans.” The success of her films also helped tremendously in her net worth.

Today, Mitra is still active as an actress. Some of the most recent projects she appeared in include the Michael Bay series “The Last Ship” in 2014 to 2015, the fourth season of “The Strain” in 2017, and the Netflix original film “Game Over, Man!”

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Rhona Mitra’s Net Worth

As of 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Mitra’s net worth is $6.5 million. She was able to acquire such wealth from her successful films and various television series.

Rhona Mitra’s Body Measurement

Mitra stands at five feet and six inches tall and weighs 54 kilograms.

Is Rhona Mitra Married?

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In terms of her personal life, Mitra is not yet married. But she was known to have dated Carl Hagmier, Matt Damon, and John Mayer.

General Info

Full NameRhona Mitra
Net Worth$6.5 million
Date Of BirthAugust 9, 1976
Height1.68 m
ProfessionActor, Model, Singer, Songwriter


ParentsNora Downey, Antony Mitra
SiblingsGuyan Mitra, Jason Wath Mitra


NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
MoviesUnderworld: Rise of the Lycans, Doomsday, Hollow Man, Shooter, Ali G Indahouse, The Life of David Gale, Skinwalkers, The Number 23, Highwaymen, Sweet Home Alabama, Hard Target 2, The Loft, Get Carter, Reuniting the Rubins, Stuck on You, Monk Dawson, Separation City, A Kid in Aladdin's Palace, Beowul...
TV ShowsStrike Back, The Gates, Boston Legal, The Practice, Gideon's Crossing, The Last Ship

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#Marks / Signs
1Her long, dark hair
2Sultry voice


1You have to be content with who you are on a day-to-day basis.
2Her role model: Susan Sarandon. She is definitely someone that I am always enchanted to see. She has so enjoyed who she is and has gone for it; she has such an amazing career. I think that she is strong and confident and political and sexual and sensual; all of these things. - Jezebel Magazine.
3On being an actor: It's cathartic and always an inspiration. It gives you an opportunity to explore different sides of yourself, or human nature, psychology, history, the future, the past and the present. It's like going to school every single day. You are always interacting with people. You always have your senses wide open.
4Someone can present you with a choreographed routine, whether it's with swords or with fists, and you can replicate that, but it comes down to attitude. And that can't be taught. - H Magazine.
5It's an unusual job. It's like you put on another skin and take it off, and you get back into your own skin, and there is that person. - on acting as a profession.
6I can't sit still. That's why I'm very difficult in a relationship. Men get jealous of me traveling - they don't understand that just because I disappear on my own doesn't mean I'm going to shag someone else.


1Decided she wanted to be an actor at 9 years old when she met Judi Dench, mother to one of her classmates. "She came to pick her up from school and I remember meeting her and I thought she was such an extraordinary woman. She had this resonance about her. I said, 'What does your mummy do?' and I logged it away" - H Magazine.
2Mitra was ranked #46 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2001.
3Her acting role model is Susan Sarandon.
4First actress to serve as an original model for Eidos Interactive's Lara Croft (Tomb Raider).
5She is the daughter of Nora (Downey), who is of Irish origin, and Anthony Mitra, who is of Bengali Indian and English descent. They divorced in 1984.
6Went to Roedean, an all-girls' school in Brighton, East Sussex, but was expelled from it, then from another boarding school. According to Rhona, "I was kicked out for taking a sixth-former's car and driving it down to the local boys' school. I was only 14. I left stuffing under my bedsheets but one of my friends told on me and the headmistress tracked me down. They put me in this room with bars on the windows to punish me. I was stuck in there for a whole week with just a rosary for comfort, having my dinner brought in on trays. The only time I got out was to say confession to the school priest. After that, they booted me out. Then at the next school the other girls used to blame me whenever they got caught for something, so all the parents wrote in and said they didn't want me at the school. I crammed my exams in London and did fine."




Squadron 422017Video Game post-productionExecutive Officer Kelly
Hard Target 22016VideoSofia
The Last Ship2014-2015TV SeriesDr. Rachel Scott
The Loft2014Allison Vanowen
The Last Ship Prequel: Dr. Scott's Video Journal2014TV Mini-SeriesDr. Rachel Scott
Strike Back2012-2013TV SeriesMaj. Rachel Dalton
Crisis Point2012TV MovieCameron Grainger
The Gates2010TV SeriesClaire Radcliff
Reuniting the Rubins2010Andie Rubin
SGU Stargate Universe2010TV SeriesCommander Kiva
Separation City2009Katrien Becker
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans2009Sonja
Doomsday2008Eden Sinclair
Shooter2007/IAlourdes Galindo
The Number 232007Laura Tollins
Skinwalkers2006Rachel Talbot
Nip/Tuck2005TV SeriesKit McGraw
Boston Legal2004-2005TV SeriesTara Wilson
The Practice2003-2004TV SeriesTara Wilson
Spartacus2004TV MovieVarinia
Highwaymen2004Molly Poole
Stuck on You2003Bus Stop Bombshell
The Life of David Gale2003Berlin
Sweet Home Alabama2002Tabatha Wadmore-Smith
Ali G Indahouse2002Kate Hedges
Gideon's Crossing2000-2001TV SeriesDr. Alejandra Ollie Klein
Get Carter2000Geraldine
Hollow Man2000Sebastian's Neighbor
Party of Five1999-2000TV SeriesHolly Marie Beggins
Secret Agent Man2000TV SeriesLacey Sullivan
How to Breed Gibbons1999ShortJuliet
Monk Dawson1998Mollie Jolliffe / Prostitute
Croupier1998Girl with Joint
Lust for Glorious1997TV MovieFirst French Babe
A Kid in Aladdin's Palace1997VideoSheherazade
The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous1997TV Mini-SeriesFlora Seymour
The Bill1996TV SeriesSarah Wickes
Ghostbusters of East Finchley1995TV SeriesCass


Entertainment Tonight2010-2014TV SeriesHerself
Conan2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan2010TV SeriesHerself
The View2010TV SeriesHerself
Scream Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHerself
Anatomy of Catastrophe: The Making of 'Doomsday'2008Video shortHerself
Making of...2007TV Series documentaryHerself
Last Call with Carson Daly2005TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2005TV SeriesHerself
2005 BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2004TV SeriesHerself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2003-2004TV SeriesHerself
The 27th Annual People's Choice Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
The Pepsi Chart Show1998TV SeriesHerself - Presenter
Eddie Izzard: Glorious1997Video documentaryGroupie (uncredited)
The Big Breakfast1997TV SeriesHerself


Nominated Awards

2006ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesBoston Legal (2004)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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