Who is Asia Macey?
Asia Macey is an English wardrobe director, who has worked on such projects as “Silk” (2012) and “Downton Abbey” (2012-2013), but is probably best known to the world as the wife of an English actor Ed Speleers.
Asia Macey Biography: Age, Childhood, and Education
Asia Macey hasn’t revealed the date of her birth, but has said that she was born in Bristol, England, her mother’s name is Jame Peck while there is no information about her father. Asia is rather mysterious, and she hasn’t said whether she has any siblings or not. Moreover, her educational background remains a mystery as well.
Ed Speleers (Stephen Bonnet) and his wife Asia Masey.
Asia’s career started in 2010 when she worked as a costume trainee on the TV series “Upstairs Downstairs”. The following year, Asia worked on costumes on the TV series “Lark Rise to Candleford”, while in 2012 she was costume assistant on the set of the TV mini-series “Public Enemies”. 2012 was a very successful year for her, as she worked on several TV series, including “Silk”, and “Downton Abbey”, moreover, she was a costume assistant on the film “Hyde Park on Hudson”.
To speak further of her accomplishments, Asia served as costume supervisor on the TV series “Broadchurch” (2013-2015), then in 2017 she was the key costumer on six episodes of the TV series “Will”, and two years later, assistant costume designer on the TV series “Riviera” (2019).
As of late 2021, Asia Macey’s net worth has been estimated at around $1 million, earned through her career in the entertainment industry.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The celebrity wife has blonde hair and brown eyes. Her height, weight, and other vital statistics are unknown at the moment, though she has an average figure.
Asia and Ed met on the set of “Downton Abbey”, and started dating in 2013. The couple married the following year, and their first child, a son named Jude, was born in January 2015. Since then, the two have welcomed their second child, a daughter, but they haven’t revealed the child’s name or date of birth.
Asia Macey’s Husband, Ed Speleers Short Bio
Born Edward John Speleers on 7 April 1988 under the Aries zodiac sign in Chichester, West Sussex, England, he’s the son of John Speleers and his wife Gill.
Of part-Belgian ancestry, he has older half-brothers from his mother’s first marriage, but his parents divorced when Ed was just three years old, and he grew up in London with his father, while his mother went to Spain. He showed interest in performing arts at an early age, and while in high school he started appearing in plays such as “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Richard III”, among others. After high school, he enrolled at Eastbourne College in Sussex, during which time he wrote and performed his play “Retribution”. He obtained his degree in 2006.
Ed’s career started the same year, as he beat 180,000 other young hopeful actors to the title role of Eragon in the film of the same name, based on the tetralogy of young adult high fantasy novels “The Inheritance Cycle”, written by Christopher Paolini, which co-starred were Sienna Guillory and Jeremy Irons. Since then, Asia’s husband has appeared in around 30 film and TV titles, including in a number of prominent roles.
In 2008 he was Jimmy Penwarden in the TV romantic-drama series “Echo Beach”, with Martine McCutcheon and Jason Donovan alongside him in the lead roles, while two years later, Ed starred in the television adventure-fantasy drama movie “Witchville”.
In 2011 he was cast in the award-winning action crime drama film “A Lonely Place to Die”, and then in 2012 he was chosen to portray Jimmy Kent in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning romantic drama series “Downton Abbey”.
The series brought him huge success, but also introduced him to his future wife and mother of his children. He starred in the series until 2014, and the same year he had the lead role in the action-comedy film “Plastic”.
Two years later, he was Slean in the TV series “Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands” (2016), and in 2018 began portraying Stephen Bonnet in the TV historical drama series “Outlander”, and featured in 12 episodes of the popular TV series until 2020.
Additionally, Ed portrayed Johnny in the film “For Love or Money” in 2019, while most recently, he started working on the upcoming historical adventure-drama film “Against the Ice”, which will star Nikolaj Coster-Walday, Joe Cole, and Charles Dance, and is scheduled for release in 2022.
Ed has found time to give back to the community, and has worked on a number of philanthropic activities. He’s the ambassador of the UK charity YouthNet, which provides help to families who are in the British foster care system. He’s organized fundraisers for the organization, and has also made donations of his own.
According to sources, Ed Speleers’s net worth has been estimated to be around $4 million as of 2021.