BBC drama Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge has gone from being broke and unemployed to earning £22m in under two years.
The actress from West London makes £211,930 a week, accounts filed to Companies House this week show.
Phoebe’s production company PMWB Ltd raked in £11.4m last year alone, with the 36-year-old paying herself a dividend of £1.4m.
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Her latest posted accounts show the company is now earning even more, bringing in £10.7 million in just eight months so far in 2021 – a rate of £29,315 a day.
The combined figures mean the company, which handles income from motion picture and television programme production has turned over more than £22 million in just 20 months.
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The combined figures mean the company, which handles income from ‘motion picture and television programme production’, has turned over more than £22 million in just 20 months.
Although most know her from the hit BBC drama, what many may not know is that she also wrote and produced the show.
She did the same for global hit Killing Eve and is one of four credited screenwriters in upcoming James Bond film No Time To Die.
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Phoebe is only the second ever woman credited on a James Bond script and described it as “mad” and “exciting” to work on the film which will be Daniel Craig’s last as 007.
Star Wars fans will have heard her voicing the droid L3-37 in the Han Solo standalone film and it doesn’t stop there.
She also recently agreed a deal estimated to be worth £15m to create and produce programmes for Amazon Prime Video.
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It was also announced in April she’d be appearing alongside Harrison Ford in the fifth instalment of the Indiana Jones franchise, which, when released in 2008, made over $790m worldwide.
Being in-demand by the biggest names in television and film while earning millions is something Phoebe could only have dreamt of in her 20s.
She was “broke, demoralised and angry” during that time, according to an interview she did with the Guardian.
That’s quite some turnaround.