Rebecca Root

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Rebecca Root Wikis

Real NameRebecca Root
BirthdayMay 10, 1969
BirthplaceSurrey, England
Zodiac SignTaurus
Dating/GirlfriendElizabeth Menabney
Married/HusbandElizabeth Menabney
Net Worth$1 million
ParentsNot Disclosed

Rebecca Root is an openly transgender actress, stand-up comedian, and teacher who teaches cisgender to accept trans people. Besides, she is an outspoken advocate of LGBTQ rights and Patron of the charities Liberate Jersey and Diversity Role Models. 

The 51-year-old Rebecca Root was born as male on 10 May 1969 in Woking, Surrey, England. She is British by nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. Being born in May, her birth sign is Taurus. She attended Bartholomew School and graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Vocal Studies from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Net Worth, Salary, and Income

During her teenage, Root used to perform with local drama groups as well as the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. Later, she moved to London full time in 1987 and started training at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

After graduation, Root worked in several television and theatre productions, most notably Keeping Up Appearances, Casualty, Hamlet, The Lady’s Not For Burning, and Tartuffe.

After Root made the transition to female, she landed a significant role in the 2015 BBC2 sitcom Boy Meets Girl, becoming the first trans actor to play a trans role in a British television comedy. The same year, she made her feature film debut in The Danish Girl. Eventually, she became a popular face, performing on numerous film, TV, radio, and theatre productions.

In 2020, Root appeared in the television series Doctor Who: Stranded and in three episodes of Netflix’s miniseries The Queen’s Gambit. Her other TV credits include Last Christmas, Gallifrey: Time War 2, The Sisters Brothers, and Doctors. 

Root earns most of her fortune from TV, film, and theatre roles. She is also a voice coach who teaches at the East 15 Acting School. As of 2020, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million.

Sexuality, Dating, Partner

The openly transgender actress is already taken. Root is living quite a romantic life with her partner Elizabeth Menabney in her house in Highgate, London.

Rebecca Root partner
Rebecca Root with her partner, Elizabeth Menabney. Source: Instagram/rebeccaroot1969

Both Root and her partner, Menabney, belongs to the showbiz industry. However, unlike Root, her partner is relatively unpopular. The pair haven’t married yet, but a wedding date might arrive soon on the cards.

Family, Parents, and Siblings

Root is a very private person and doesn’t tend to reveal much about her personal life. She once reflected that her parents always wanted her to be happy and supported her during her transition to female. She has two sisters, and her father calls them Ra, Re, and Ro.

Body Measurements: Height and Weight

Root has a tall height that measures 6 feet (1.83m). Her bodyweight revolves around 68 kg. She has naturally brown hair and a fair complexion.

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