Olivia Cooke’s Height, Age, Net Worth & Biography

Olivia Cooke’s height is 5’5” (166 cm).

With House of the Dragon’s hype taking over people, Cooke’s role as Alicent Hightower has gained more public attention. Likewise, fans want to know more about Cooke, who has also starred in drama series such as Bates Motel and Vanity Fair.

Olivia Kate Cooke was born on the 27th of December 1993 in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England, to the family of John Cooke and Lindsay Wilde. However, after the couple divorced, the star and her sister, Eleanor Cooke, grew up with their mother.

Cooke started acting at an early age at a theatre workshop. The star dropped out of college to pursue her acting career and appear in Blackout. Afterward, she starred in several productions, like West Side Story and a remake of Cinderella.

Olivia Cooke Bio

After securing commercial roles, Cooke was also seen getting a piggyback ride from Harry Styles in One Direction’s “Autumn Term” tour video. Nevertheless, the star’s television debut was in the BBC mini-series production in 2012: Blackout.

Meanwhile, Cooke’s first American role was as Emma Decody in Bates Motel. Not to mention, the producers first gave her the role of Emma Mancunian as a fail-safe measure regarding her accent. And, actor Freddie Highmore helped her get a better American accent, enabling her to get the role she was promised.


Full Name

Olivia Kate Cooke





Famous for

Playing in drama series and films such as Bates Motel, Vanity Fair, House of the Dragon, and Ouija

Date of Birth

27 December 1993

Age (as of 2022)

28 years


Oldham, Greater Manchester, England

Zodiac Sign



Royton and Crompton Academy


Oldham Sixth Form College

Father’s Name

John Cooke

Mother’s Name

Lindsay Wilde


Eleanor Cooke

Marital Status


Boyfriend Name

Ben Hardy

Husband Name


Friends Name

Anya Taylor Joy




Oldham, Greater Manchester, England

Current Address

London, England




Ballet, Gymnastics, Traveling


Screen International Award, Newport Beach Film Festival Award for Jury Award - Best Actress

Net Worth

$2 Million

Monthly Earning


Physical Measurement & More

Certainly, Cooke is a beautiful woman who has nailed every role she has ever played. And, seeing her portray Alicent Hightower in House of the Dragon, it’s obvious you want to learn more about her physical measurements.

Height (approx.)

In centimeters - 166 cm

In meters - 1.7 m

In feet inches - 5’5”

Weight (approx.)

54 kg

Eye Color

Dark brown

Hair Color


Social Media Account Link

Like most of the fellow House of the Dragon cast, Cooke doesn’t use many social media platforms. Moreover, she has refrained from using Twitter, as she doesn’t want to see negative comments. But, you can still follow her on Instagram and Facebook.




















  • Olivia Kate Cooke’s mother, Lindsay Wilde, is a sales representative, and her father, John Cooke, is a retired police officer.
  • Cooke’s parents divorced when she was a child. After that, she and her sister, Eleanor Cooke, started living with their mother.
  • The star attended Royton and Crompton Academy and studied drama at Oldham Sixth Form College.
  • To pursue her acting career in the BBC miniseries production in 2012: Blackout, Cooke dropped out just before completing her A-levels.
  • Despite Cooke’s agent discouraging her from enrolling in drama school (as she was already getting acting work), she still auditioned for the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Unfortunately, she was not accepted.
  • In 2013, while playing the role of Emma Decody in Bates Motel, Cooke was struggling with Cystic Fibrosis, a disorder that damages the lungs and other organs in the body.
  • Again in 2015, while portraying the role of Rachel in Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, she had to battle leukemia, a cancer of the blood that causes rapid growth of abnormal blood cells.
  • Cooke has mentioned not caring about genres as long as she is in love with her character.
  • The star also recalls her part as Maria in “West Side Story” being her first big role at age 17.

Commonly Asked Questions About Olivia Cooke

  • Does Olivia Cooke have cystic fibrosis?
    • Cooke was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis in 2013, which is the same time she was portraying Emma Decody in Bates Motel.
  • How old is Olivia Cooke?
    • Born on the 27th of December 1993, Cooke is 28 years old as of 2022.
  • What else has Olivia Cooke been in?
    • Cooke has a long list of series and films she has appeared in. A number of them are House of the Dragon, Slow Horses, Fireheart, Soft Voice, Naked Singularity, Pixie, Little Fish, Modern Love, Sound of Metal, Vanity Fair, Bates Motel, Life Itself, Thoroughbreds, Ouija, and Blackout.
  • Is Olivia Cooke British?
    • Yes, Cooke is British as she was born in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England. In fact, her British accent also made it difficult for her to land American roles.

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