Who is Heath Ledger’s daughter, Matilda Ledger?

Matilda Ledger

You might be wondering who is Matilda Ledger and why you should know about her. But you might be interested once you find out that she is the daughter of the late Heath Ledger and Michele Williams.

As famous as her parents are she has enjoyed her private life and managed to stay out of the spotlight. However, everything you need to know about her is in this article so enjoy.

Who is Matilda Ledger?

She was born on October 28, 2005, in New York City, USA. She weighed 6 lbs 5 oz at birth. Her birth name is Matilda Rose Ledger.

Her nickname is Maddie and her star sign is Scorpio. Her grandparents are Kim Ledger, Sally Ledger Bell, Carla Ingrid Williams, and Larry R. Williams. She also has two famous godparents named Busy Philipps and Jake Gyllenhaal.

As both of her parents are Americans she has American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. Her current residence is in Brooklyn, New York, USA. And she is 15 years old as of today. Her aunt’s name is Kate Ledger.

Education and career

Not much is known about her as her loved ones have tried their best to protect her from the media. Even Kristen Bell a famous actress intervened to keep her away from the tabloids.

What about her parents?

Matilda Ledger with her father

Her father, Heath Ledger was an Australian actor and music video director. His full name is Heath Andrew Ledger. In the 1990s he used to play roles in several Australian television and film productions. But later in 1998, he relocated to the USA for better opportunities to develop his film career. He had worked in 20 films.

He was the star of many famous films such as 10 Things I Hate About You, The Dark Knight, Monster Ball, and Brokeback Mountain. He also won the New York Film Critics Award for his portrayal of Ennis del Mar in Brokeback Mountain. He had played the role of the legendary villain character of the Joker in the 2008 movie “The Dark Knight”.

Sadly on January 22, 2008, at around 3:00 pm (E.S.T) he was found unconscious in his bed by his housekeeper and masseuse named Teresa Solomon and Diana Wolozin respectively, in his loft at 421 Broome Street in the SoHo neighborhood in Manhattan. Wolozin tried to save him through CPR but was unable to revive him.

On February 6, 2008, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of New York released its conclusion. In that report, it had concluded that he died as the result of acute intoxication of the combined effects of oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam, alprazolam, and doxylamine. To put it simply he died due to acute drug intoxication. He died at just the age of 28.

It’s very heartbreaking as Matilda has been just 2 years old when her father had died.  Luckily, her mother didn’t abandon her and raised her with great care ad love. She is also a popular actress. She was primarily known for starring in small-scale independent films with dark and tragic themes. She was born on September 9, 1980. She had started her acting career at a very young age. She is the daughter of a businessman and trader named Larry R. Williams. She had got exceptionally good reviews from most of her critics for playing emotionally troubled women dealing with loss or loneliness in production such as Wendy and Lucy, Blue Valentine, and Manchester by the Sea.

Heath and Williams started dating in 2004 while filming Brokeback mountain. After Heath died, she has been in numerous relationships with others, but she had finally married Thomas Kail in  March 2020 after expecting their first child.

Their first child is a baby girl. The baby girl’s official name hasn’t been revealed.


She closely resembles her father. She also has a cute button nose like her mother when she was young. She has blue eyes and blonde hair. As she is still in the growing stage of her life her accurate measurement might be changed. But her current height is 5’6″ and weighs about 65 kgs (143 lbs). Her bra size is 38 B. Her body measurements are 42-33-40 (breast-waist-hips). Her shoe size is 6.

Net worth

As she is just a student and no news about her work has been revealed so her net worth can’t be estimated. However, in 2023 she will receive her father’s wealth which is estimated to be around $16 million.

Hobbies and Interests

Her hobbies are reading, theatre play, and artwork. Her favorite foods are Pizza, Fries, and Ice-cream. Tom Holland and Margot Robbie are her favorite film stars. Her favorite color is white and her dream holiday destination is Greece.

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