Nicola Coughlan

Birth Day January 9th, 1987
Birth Place Galway, Ireland
Age 37 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Nicola Coughlan Biography

Adaptable Irish actress, Nicola Mary Coughlan is professionally known as Nicola Coughlan. She is well recognized for her roles as Clare Devlin in the Channel 4 sitcom "Derry Girls" and Penelope Featherington in the Netflix period drama "Bridgerton". She was previously best known for originating the role of Jess in the acclaimed stage show "Jess and Joe Forever". As a teenager, she voiced characters in animated productions like "The Fairytaler" and "The Little Vampire". She was 31 years old when she began playing the 16-year-old Clare Devlin to the surprise of many "Derry Girls" fans. As recent news, the actress, Nicola Coughlan beloved for her work on "Derry Girls", takes on her next big role as Penelope Featherington in Netflix's period romp. Scroll down to know more information about her Full Biography, Personal Life, Facts, Career Timeline, Family Life, & more.

Famous For 

  • Being an  Irish actress.
  • For her roles as Clare Devlin in the Channel 4 sitcom "Derry Girls".

Nicola Coughlan, a famous Irish actress


Early Life of Nicola Coughlan

Nicola Coughlan opened her eyes for the first time on 9th January 1987 with the real name or full name of Nicola Mary Coughlan in Galway, Ireland. However, she grew up in Oranmore, and currently, she lives in London. She holds an Irish nationality and Irish-white ethnicity. She is from a Christianity religion and her race is white. She happily celebrates her birthday on 9th January of every year and she has celebrated her 33rd birthday as of 2020 though as her birthdate, her star sign is Capricorn. As a professional actress, she has not shared much about her parents' details. She trained at both The Oxford School of Drama and Birmingham School of Acting. She holds a degree in English and Classical Civilisation from the National University of Ireland, Galway. Additionally, she has an older sister too.

Nicola Coughlan Acting Career

  • Nicola Coughlan kicks off her acting career in the action thriller film "My Brother's War" in 1997 at the age of 10 as well as she starred short film, "The Phantom Cnut" in 2004.
  • She then won the main role of Jess for "Jess and Joe Forever" at The Old Vic in London and started appearing in the main characters, Clare Devlin in "Derry Girls" in 2018. As well, she starred in the "Harlots" as Hannah Dalton in the following year whereas 2018 also marked her West End debut in "The Donmar Warehouse's" production of "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" as well as Nicola was named as "one of the Rising Stars of 2018" by "Evening Standard".
  • In the following year, she was seen against some of her "Derry Girls" co-stars in an episode of "The Great British Bake Off show" and was announced in 2019 that Coughlan had been cast in the Netflix series "Bridgerton", which premiered in December 2020.
  • Besides, she wrote a piece for the Guardian calling out unfair scrutiny of women's bodies in theatre criticism while Nicola Coughlan was appearing on stage in "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" at London's Donmar Warehouse in 2018.
  • Also, she auctioned off this Alex Perry dress, and 5,000 Euro raised funds went towards LauraLynn Hospice in July 2020.
  • Coughlan and her fellow Derry Girls co-stars performed a sketch with Saoirse Ronan for the RTE fundraising special "RTE Does Comic Relief" on 26th June 2020. But, the night's proceeds went to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Moreover, she can also be seen in a British comedy panel game show, "Taskmaster’s New Year Treat" in 2021.
  • Furthermore, as a piece of fresh news, the actress, Nicola Coughlan beloved for her work on "Derry Girls", takes on her next big role as Penelope Featherington in Netflix's period romp.
  • "I've been at home during lockdown with my mom in Ireland," the actress tells in late November. "So I still have to do all the grocery shopping. I had to paint her bedroom and do the hoovering." "It took me like three days. And I am short. I am like 5'1". So the ceiling was patchy; we did have to get someone in to do the ceiling. But the rest of the walls, I did it."

Nicola Coughlan in a play


Awards, Honors, and Achievements of Nicola Coughlan

  • The Stage Ones to Watch 2011
  • Evening Standard Magazine Rising Stars 2018

Nicola Coughlan Personal Life  

Reflecting on Nicola Coughlan's personal life, she is an unmarried lady. She has been in a romantic relationship with Laurie Kynaston. The couple's relationship is exceptional till now and hopes it will remain as same as in the future too. Of course, she's stunning, she's popular and irresistible, and so it's quite natural to have men follow her everywhere. She's also strictly kept her personal and professional life separate. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Nicola Coughlan's Boyfriend, Laurie Kynaston

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Nicola Coughlan Net Worth

Moving towards Nicola Coughlan's net worth, she has a worth of around $1 million - $5 million as of 2020 whereas she also earns a handsome amount of salary too which is also in thousands of dollars per year. She's among those few individuals that have such a wide range of experience and remains true to whatever she embarks on. In addition, her major source of income is from her acting career and she is sincere in her work. But, she is doing all the hard works in order to build a secure financial status for herself and her family.

Nicola Coughlan Body Measurement

The height of beautiful and versatile actress, Nicola Coughlan is around 1.55 m though she has also nice bodyweight matching her height. She had the perfect body combined with good looks. She could carry off any look with great simplicity. Her usual exercise schedule has guided her to be in marvelous body posture with appropriate body measurement. Graceful Nicola has blonde hair color and dark brown eyes color as her body build type is average.

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