Francesca Hayward Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Education, Biography

Francesca Hayward Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Education, Biography
Francesca Hayward Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 55 kg
Date of Birth July 4, 1992
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Boyfriend Cesar Corrales

Francesca Hayward is a British ballet dancer and actress who had joined The Royal Ballet, an internationally renowned classical ballet company, based at the Royal Opera House in London, in 2010. There, she has been cast in several prominent roles in operas and stage productions. She was promoted to the position of ‘First Artist’ in 2013, ‘Soloist’ in 2014, ‘First Soloist’ in 2015, and ‘Principal Dancer’ in 2016. She had portrayed the character of Victoria the White Cat in the 2019 musical fantasy film Cats which was adapted from a stage musical of the same name.

Born Name

Francesca Hayward

Nick Name

Frankie

Francesca Hayward as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2019
Francesca Hayward as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2019 (Francesca Hayward / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Nairobi, Kenya

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

British

Education

Francesca had attended the Le Serve School of Ballet and Theatre Dance in Worthing, West Sussex. One of her teachers there had urged her to audition for the White Lodge, the junior section of the Royal Ballet School, a British school of classical ballet training in London.

She had become a junior associate there at the age of 9 and had formally joined the institution in 2003, aged 11. She had progressed to the Royal Ballet Upper School in 2008 but could not officially graduate after being hampered by an injury. She had been given a certificate of attendance by the institution.

Occupation

Ballet Dancer, Actress

Francesca Hayward as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2020
Francesca Hayward as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2020 (Francesca Hayward / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Lewis Hayward (Former Headmaster at the University College School Junior Branch, Hampstead)

Manager

She is represented by Curtis Brown Literary and Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm

Weight

55 kg or 121.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Francesca has dated –

  1. Tom Whitehead
  2. Cesar Corrales (2020-Present)

Francesca Hayward and Cesar Corrales, as seen in July 2021
Francesca Hayward and Cesar Corrales, as seen in July 2021 (Francesca Hayward / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (White and Black)

She is of English descent on her father’s side and Kenyan descent on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Long, straight hair
  • Affable smile
  • Radiant face

Francesca Hayward as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019
Francesca Hayward as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019 (Francesca Hayward / Instagram)

Francesca Hayward Facts

  1. Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Francesca had moved to the United Kingdom at the age of 2. There, she had lived for a while with her grandparents in the Goring-by-Sea suburb of Worthing in West Sussex.
  2. When she was 3 years old, her grandparents had bought her a video of The Nutcracker, a 2-act ballet. She was so fascinated by the show that she began getting trained in the art form soon after.
  3. During her stint at The Royal Ballet School, she had won the ‘Lynn Seymour Award for Expressive Dance’ in 2009 and the ‘Young British Dancer of the Year Award’ in 2010. In 2010, she had won the ‘Silver’ medal as well as the ‘Audience Choice Award’ at the Genee International Ballet Competition, an annual international classical ballet competition organized by the London-based Royal Academy of Dance.
  4. At the Critics Circle National Dance Awards, she had won the ‘Best Emerging Artist’ award in 2014 and the ‘Grishko Award for Best Female Dancer’ in 2016.
  5. In September 2019, she was one among 15 women who had been selected by guest editor Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, to be featured on the cover of British Vogue.
  6. In 2020, she was recognized as one of the most influential people of African or African-Caribbean heritage in the United Kingdom when she was included in the 2021 edition of Powerlist.

Featured Image by Francesca Hayward / Instagram

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