Quick Info
Full NameDafne Maria Keen Fernandez
Date of Birth4th January 2005
Birth PlaceMadrid, Spain
ParentsWill Keen
Fernandez Ache
ProfessionChild Actress
Age15 years
Height4 ft 11 in
Net WorthUS $120 Thousands


Dafne Keen was born on 4th January 2005 in the capital city of Spain and also the most populous, Madrid. Her given birth name is Dafne Maria Keen Fernandez, and she is of British-Spanish nationality. She is the only child of Will Keen and Fernandez Ache. Both her parents are from the entertainment industry, which might be the reason for Keen to enter into the entertainment industry and rise into fame at such a young age. Her father is also a famous British actor, and her mother is a writer and director in theater and an actress.

Dafne Keen

Her mother is of Galician ethnicity. Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe, was her great paternal grandfather who was an honorable and most respected Lieutenant Commander who served the country during World War II. Keen is also related to the well-known writer, Laura Beatty, and poet Alice Oswald. We can say that Dafne Keen is lucky with a family full of such talented and famous stars.

As for her study, since she spends most of her time on the set and needs to move from place to place, Dafne Keen is doing a home study. Her schooling during her kindergarten period is still unknown or yet to be published.



Dafne Keen started into an acting career at the age of nine. She starred in the drama TV series of BBC called The Refugees, making her appearances on seven episodes. She played the character of Ana Cruz Oliver in the drama while his father was also part of the drama series. The series lasted only for a single season. After a two-year gap, Keen played another promising role in the movie Logan in 2017, directed by James Mangold. It’s an outstanding achievement for a 12 years old girl to play alongside the star Hugh Jackman.

In the movie, Keen has portrayed Laura, a biological daughter of Logan and a mutant. Keen got high praise for her performance in the film. Dafne Keen earned 11 nominations from the movie Logan. In contrast, she successfully earned two awards: MTV Movie & TV Awards for Best Duo with Hugh Jackman and Empire Awards for Best Female Newcomer in 2018. She received nominations from Chicago Film Critics Association for Most promising Performer, the Dublin Film Critics’ Circle Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association for Best Youth performance also Seattle Film Critics Society for Best Youth Performance in 2017.

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The following year, Dafne Keen received other nominations from IGN Awards for Best Supporting Performer in a Movie, Houston Film Critics Society for Best Supporting Actress, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards for the Best Young Performer, London Film Critics Circle for Young British/Irish Performer of the Year, and Saturn Awards finally Best Performance by a Younger Actor.

In 2019, Keen starred in the fantasy drama TV series of HBO called His Dark Materials. The series is based on the novel of Philip Pullman and is the third series. In the drama, Keen has portrayed Lyra Belacqua as a lead actress alongside Ruth Wilson. The film was premiered on 3rd November in 2019 and still running as of 2020. The critics and audiences again well-received her performance. In 2002, she earned the nominations of the BAFTA Cymru Awards for Best Actress.

In 2020, Dafne Keen starred in the comedy-drama movie called Ana, portraying a girl named Ana who tries to save a man, fellow star Andy Garcia from going bankrupt. The film release date was on 3rd January in 2020, and Charles McDougall directed the film. Both stars in the movie received good reviews and praise from the critics.



At such a young age, Keen seems to be focused on her career more than ever. Her social media is full of the times she spent on the filming set and promoting the movies. Keen has over 303 thousand followers on Instagram. She has a dark brown eye and hair color.

Dafne Keen hasn’t been dating anyone right now, neither there are any records of her past relationships. Although there are few rumors about having connections in the past, information is kept secret from the social media and the public. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Dafne Keen

Other than acting, Keen has interests in reading books, traveling as well as photography. It seems like she also loves to have different types of pets. Dafne Keen has seen petting rabbits, cats, dogs, and other animals on her Instagram. Keen can speak Spanish fluently as well as English. These days, she spends her time traveling in her parent’s shooting places and spending quality time with her family.



Dafne Keen celebrated her 15th birthday this year as of 2020. She is young and, in fact, very young to achieve such fame in the entertainment industry. Having a net worth of around 100 thousand dollars to 120 thousand dollars at this age, she is ready to take over the world with her acting skills in the further future.

Her net worth expectation is to hit millions in 2020 after her starring role in the TV series His Dark Materials. She still has time and opportunities to play in the movies, and her net worth expectation is to grow more in the following years.