Charlotte Easton Gillies is the daughter of Daniel Gillies and Rachael Leigh Cook. She has been in the limelight from the day she was born, all because of his celebrity parents. Both her father and mother are actors; his father Daniel is a Canadian New Zealand actor film producer and director, whereas her mother is a well-known American actress and model.
Well, born in a family of actors, Charlotte’s life has also been scrutinized from the very beginning. In fact, many of her well-wishers and fans around the globe want to know about her age, birthday, zodiac sign, and more. Further, there has also been a lot of curiosity surrounding her parent relationships & more.
Thus, today we will set light on all of the queries and provide you with detailed information regarding the life of Charlotte Easton Gillies, Daniel Gillies’s daughter.
Details on Charlotte Easton Gillies Childhood, Age, Birthday
She was born on 28 September 2013 in Los Angeles, California to Daniel Gillies and Rachael Leigh Cook. Talking about her age, she is 8 years old as of 2022 and will be celebrating her 9th birthday on 28th September of this year. Similarly, the celebrity kid’s star sign is Libra.
Soon after the birth of the first child, her father announced her arrival via a Twitter post, where he wrote,
“It’s a girl. The tiny new empress of my everything. She’s immaculate. We’re delirious.”
Talking of her name, Charlotte has a french origin meaning ‘free man.’ Similarly, her middle name Easton has an English origin referring to ‘east town.’ It is a typical middle name given to people from the east.
Moving on to Charlotte’s maternal grandparents, they are Thomas Howard Cook a former stand-up comedian, and JoAnn a cooking instructor and weaver. Likewise, talking about her ethnical background, she has mixed ancestry as her mother is of English and Italian descent and her father is of Jewish and English descent.
She has a Younger Brother
Charlotte Easton Gillies also has a younger brother. Rachael gave birth to her second child, this time a boy two years after Charlotte on 4 April 2015. They named him Theodore Vigo Sullivan Gillies. He is 7 years old as of 2022.
According to Daniel, his daughter is a sweet & responsible older sister who takes care of her brother and loves playing and spending time with one another.
On the other hand, in an interview dating back to 2017, when asked about having a third child, Charlotte’s father showed concerns for his age and health and responded by saying he would pay a visit to a surgeon so that never happens. Similarly, he also said,
“I want to be able to give these two my love and my attention and my care. I would like to stop now.”
Both of their parents love and adore their children very much.
Both of Charlotte Easton Gillies’ Parents are Renowned Actors
Charlotte’s father and mother both are famous personalities. Her dad Daniel Gillies is a Canadian/American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director best known for his role as Elijah Mikaelson in the TV series The Vampire Diaries, which also stars, Cottrell Guidry‘s ex-fiancee Kat Graham, Joseph Morgan, Nathalie Kelley, among others.
Talking about his career, he started his journey acting in several Auckland Theatre Company but later got a lead role for two consecutive seasons of the series Street Legal. He later moved to Los Angeles and was cast in movies like Bride and Prejudice and Spider-Man 2.
Similarly, he has played in a handful of TV series and movies, including Masters of Horror, NCIS, True Blood, and The Originals. Daniel wrote, directed, and played in the Broken Kingdom along with his wife Rachael Leigh Cook in 2012.
Whereas her mother Rachael Leigh Cook is an American actress and model. She started auditioning for acting at the age of 14 and debuted with the movie The Baby-Sitters Club (1995) and starred in the film Tom and Huck. Later down the line, she also appeared in movies like She’s All That, Josie, and the Pussycats.
Apart from her acting career, Charlotte’s mother has also pursued her career in modeling. She was the cover girl of FHM and appeared in the music video Dressed to Kill. She was also ranked 26 in Stuff magazine’s 102 Sexiest Women in the World in 2002. Recently she starred in the self-produced Netflix movie Love, Guaranteed on September 3, 2020.
When Did Charlotte Easton Gillies’s Parents Marry? Their Relationship Details
The couple got hitched on August 8, 2004. Their wedding ceremony was low-key attended by close friends and family members.
Before walking down the aisle together the couple dated for about five months, got engaged, decided to take their relationship to a new height, and got married a couple of months later. Similarly, when asked about their marriage the star kid’s mother said,
“We got married incredibly fast, we got engaged after dating for maybe five months and we got married a couple of months after that, There was just so much more both of us wanted to do. We wanted to travel and accomplish a lot more in our professional lives.”
Charlotte’s Father and Mother Divorced in 2021, What was the Reason?
The pair were married for almost 15 years, however, they announced their split on June 13, 2019, in a joined statement via their Instagram account saying,
“With deep gratitude for every year, we have spent together and the thousands of beautiful memories shared, we have mutually decided to separate as a couple. This decision isn’t one we have come to easily or lightly. We love and respect each other as parents, people, and artists and look forward to maintaining the best parts of our relationship for many years to come.”
Similarly, a year later Gillies filed for divorce on July 10, 2020, citing irreconcilable differences. However, the divorce was finalized in March 2021. According to the document Charlotte’s mother gets the keep their home in Redondo Beach, California, and a 2020 Audi. Similarly, Charlotte’s father can keep his 2019 BMW, along with the title and interest of Lovesfool Productions Inc.
Despite their split, both of the actors are still good friends and co-parenting their two children.
Charlotte Easton Gillies Lifestyle and Details on Her Parent’s Wealth
The star kid and her brother are enjoying a lavish and happy life despite their dad and mom’s separation. This is because both of her parents are multi-millionaires.
Her father Daniel Gillies is estimated to have a total fortune of $3 million. He has accumulated his wealth from his career as a Canadian/American actor.
Similarly, her mother Rachael Leigh Cook is estimated to have a total fortune of $5 million. She has accumulated wealth from her career as a model and an actress.