Harley Bird Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Shadiya Ahammad
Feb 08, 2024 By Shadiya Ahammad
Originally Published on Feb 13, 2023
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About Harley Bird

Harley Bird is an English actress and voice-over artist popularly known for voicing the character of Peppa Pig for 13 years.

She is the youngest child star to win the BAFTA award. She was also nominated for British Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Performance.

Harley Bird Net Worth, Earnings, and Spending Habits

What is Harley Bird's net worth?

Harley Bird is a child actress and voice-over artist who has earned immense fame and success from her acting career. As of 2022, her net worth is estimated to be $500,000.

How much does Harley Bird earn per year?

As a child star, Harley Bird has seemingly earned a great fortune until now, though she has not publicly discussed her annual earnings and spending habits.

Height, Age, and Physical Attributes

How tall is Harley Bird?

Harley Bird stands 4 ft 2 in (127 cm) tall.

How old is Harley Bird?

Harley Bird, initially known as Harley Fiona Riley, was born on December 13, 2001, in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England. As of 2022, she is 20 years old. Harley Bird belongs to the British nationality, and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Childhood And Education

Harley Fiona Riley was born in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England, on December 13, 2001. She is the eldest of four children of her parents, Craig Riley and Gill Riley. Bird has two sisters and a brother and currently lives in Tring, Hertfordshire. Harley Bird is also known by the nickname Harley the Bird. Regarding her education, Harley Bird attended Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in their Tring Park Associates program after she enrolled at Pipers Connor School.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Harley Bird dating?

As of 2022, Harley Bird is possibly single and not dating anyone. The actress is quite lowkey about her personal life and does not share many details about her dating life. There are no records of her past relationships either.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

At age five, she was signed by Alphabet Kidz Talent Agency. A month later, she received the voice role of Peppa in the Disney Channel children's animated TV series 'Peppa Pig'. She succeeded the previous actors, Cecily Bloom and Lily Snowden-Fine. She initially voiced the character Peppa Pig in the 2007 'Peppa's Christmas' Special episode and continued voicing the character for seasons 3, 4, 5, and the first half of the sixth. Bird also played the voice role of Peppa Pig on 'The Official BBC Children in Need Medley' and various other pieces of show merchandise.

Bird's TV appearances and radio broadcasts include a behind-the-scenes feature on CBBC's Newsround and interviews in character as Peppa Pig on BBC Radio One's Chris Moyles Show, ITV This Morning, CH5 Live with Gabby (Gabby Logan), BBC Breakfast, BBC Radio, and Five Live. In 2011, Harley Bird became the youngest British Academy Film Award winner when she won the Performer award at the British Academy Children's Awards for her voice-artist work as Peppa Pig.

On January 31, 2020, Harley Bird announced that she was stepping down from the voice role of Peppa Pig. She began voicing Peppa Pig in 2007 at age five and left the part when she was 18 in 2020. Harley Bird held the record for the voice of the cartoon character Peppa Pig for 13 years until Amelie Bea-Smith succeeded her.

Harley's first on-screen role came when she starred as Daisy in the 2009 short film 'Blueberry,' a fairytale film adaption from the famous Roald Dhal's Children stories. The movie 'Blueberry' won the Audience Award at the Cinequest Film Festival. She starred as Piper alongside Saoirse Ronan in Kevin Macdonald's 2013 film, 'How I Live Now', for which she was nominated for British Independent Film Award. In the same year, Harley Bird also starred in 'Goodbye,' a radio drama by Morwenna Banks, her Peppa Pig co-star, that aired on BBC Radio 4 alongside Darren Boyd, Natascha McElhone, John Simm, Olivia Colman, and Alison Steadman. From 2013-2020, Harley Bird voiced Peppa Pig in 'Milkshake.' She played the role of Ruby in an episode of the 2014 'Doctor Who,' series. In 2017, Bird played the lead role of Sammy in the Disney Channel TV series, 'So Sammy.'

What awards has Harley Bird won?

In 2011, Harley Bird made history by becoming the youngest child actor to receive a BAFTA Award in the Best Performer category at the Children's BAFTA for performing the voice role of much-loved cartoon character Peppa Pig in the TV series 'Peppa Pig.' In 2013, at age 11, Harley Bird was nominated for British Independent Film Award (BIFA) for Breakthrough Performance for her role as Piper in 'How I Live Now.'

Other Interesting Harley Bird Facts And Trivia

  • Harley Bird announced that she was leaving the voice role of Peppa Pig on January 31, 2020, after performing for 13 years and 185 episodes in the series. Amelie Bea-Smith replaced her for the Peppa Pig voice role.
  • In the winter of 2013, Harley appeared as a regular panelist on the new CBBC Show, 'The Dog Ate My Homework'.

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Harley Bird Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Harley Fiona Riley

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127 cm

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Pipers Connor School

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Craig Riley, Gill Riley
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Written by Shadiya Ahammad

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Language and Literature, Master of Arts specializing in India and World Literature

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Shadiya AhammadBachelor of Arts specializing in English Language and Literature, Master of Arts specializing in India and World Literature

A skilled writer and content creator with a postgraduate degree in English literature from the University of Calicut, Shadiya has also completed a Master of Arts in World Literature from Widya Dharma University and studied English Language and Literature at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. With her educational background and four years of experience in content writing, Shadiya has developed excellent research, communication, and writing skills, which she brings to her work every day. Her passion for language extends beyond her professional work, as she enjoys studying Arabic and Spanish in her free time.

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